Whether the faction of Fatah which supports Yasser Arafat and the faction known as al-Munshakkeen are fighting each other in the Badawi refugee camp [LBN33381.E]

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.

Sources Consulted

Arabies 1998-1999

Arab Studies Quarterly 1998-1999

The Lebanon Report 1997-1998

Monde Arabe Maghreb-Machrek 1998-1999

MERIP Report 1998-1999

Middle East International

Les Cahiers de l'Orient 1998-1999

Daily Star [Beirut] 1999


L'Orient-le-Jour [Beirut] 1999

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 1999

World News Connections (WNC)

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