Lebanon army arrests Syria rebel commander

Rebel fighters gather on the Syrian side of the Qalamun hills close to the Lebanese borders on September 22, 2014The Lebanese army on Sunday arrested a Syrian rebel commander who was trying to enter Lebanon using fake documents, a security source told AFP on condition of anonymity. “The army arrested a commander of the (rebel) Free Syrian Army from the Qalamun area” near Lebanon, the source said. “He was trying to enter Lebanon using a fake Lebanese ID. The official National News Agency identified the Syrian as Colonel Abdullah al-Rifai and said he is a top leader of the rebel military council in Qalamun, Syria.

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