The Lebanese Army killed a Daesh (ISIS) emir (or prince) and arrested another 10 terrorists during a stealth operation in Arsal, Lebanon according to the Daily Star. The Lebanese Army confirmed the operation which killed Hasan al-Mallees, a Syrian Daesh emir who had taken part in the 2014 clashes with the Lebanese Army in Arsal. The army also ID’ed the ten “dangerous terrorists” as Syrians Syrians Fawzi al-Sahli, Alaaeddine Al-Halabi, Ahmad Miman, Abdullah Hesian and Mohammad al-Sahli. And Lebanese Wael al-Fleiti, Hussein al-Fleiti, Amin Hmayyed, and Mahmoud al-Fleiti. According to the Hezbollah-affiliated War Media Center, the Daesh emir was from Qara, a Syrian town in rural Damascus near the Lebanese border. It also said that he “is one of the terrorists who issued a fatwa to execute Lebanese servicemen.” Nine soldiers have been held captive since militants belonging to Daesh and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham – formerly the Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front – briefly overran the northeast border town of Arsal in August 2014. More than 30 soldiers and policemen were initially captured but most were released. Some were killed in captivity, however, and nine army personnel are still being held by Daesh. The army raid targeted the house of a suspected terrorist Wael Deeb Fleiti, “one of the most dangerous terrorist,” in Arsal. The army’s intelligence unit also took part in the raid. They are wanted for arms smuggling and supporting extremist groups. Best part, no casualties from the raid were reported on the army side. Army Commander General Joseph Aoun said that the operation conducted by the army in Arsal “proves once again that terrorists will have no safe haven in Lebanon and that the
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