State Security: U.S. citizen arrested after live-streaming Beirut events for enemy daily

Mon 20 Jan 2020 at 12:58 Security & Law

NNA - The State Security agency said Monday it had arrested a U.S. citizen residing in Lebanon for live-streaming the recent events in Beirut for Haaretz, an Israeli enemy newspaper.


"Following social media news about a person who had been live-streaming the events in Downtown Beirut for the Israeli Haaretz daily, a State Security patrol managed to track and locate the whereabouts, and suspected an individual who had filmed the same footage that appeared on the enemy's newspapers' page. He had then been brought in for questioning," a communiqué by the State Security indicated.


The man, had been identified as Nicholas A., a U.S. citizen residing in Beirut; he claimed to be a freelance journalist.





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