Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati has reached out to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, urging an end to military activities and cooperation with Lebanese security
The clashes between Islamist militants and Fatah members have resulted in casualties, posing a threat to the camp's residents.
Mikati emphasized the need for a ceasefire and adherence to Lebanese laws.
Ain al-Hilweh is Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, known for its crowded conditions and history as a refuge for those seeking to evade Lebanese authorities.
The recent violence is part of a long-standing struggle for control within the camp, involving various Palestinian factions and even Islamist cells of Lebanese and Syrian nationals
The camp's history is rooted in the Palestinian diaspora, as it was established in the aftermath of the 1948 war coinciding with Israel's creation. Palestinian refugees in Lebanon
Lebanon's government annulled a 1969 agreement that had given security responsibility within Palestinian camps to Palestinian factions rather than Lebanese forces. Consequently, th
The recent escalation in Ain al-Hilweh has raised international concern, with the United Nations calling for an end to the fighting. The use of UNRWA schools by armed groups in the