BEIRUT, 31st December, 2016 (WAM) — The Directorate-General of General Security arrested a Syrian national on charges of belonging to a terrorist organisation, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported on Saturday Upon interrogation, the Syrian confessed to the charges and to recruiting people and co-ordinating their transport to Syria to fight alongside the terrorist organisation, the NNA said. The Syrian national also confirmed that he was planning a suicide attack in Lebanon upon the orders of another Lebanese terrorist.

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