IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
No information on whether fighting or clashes occurred between the Fatah faction loyal to Yasser Arafat and the group al-Munshakkeen could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Arab Studies Quarterly
The Lebanon Report
Monde Arabe Maghreb-Machrek
MERIP Report 1998-1999
Middle East International
Les Cahiers de l'Orient 1998-1999
Daily Star [Beirut] 1999
Washington Report on Middle East
World News Connections (WNC)
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