The Palestinian, Mohammad Awad, used his car dealership in South Lebanon to spy on Hizbullah activities. Curiously, Awad is said to be the cousin of Abu Mohammad Awad, the fugitive head of Islamist group Fatah al-Islam. The group, which based itself at the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp, engaged the Lebanese Armed Forces in three months of deadly fighting in 2007 that reduced the camp to rubble.
Lebanese security forces arrest Lebanese and one Palestinian on charges of spying for Israel. The Palestinian arrested is the cousin of the fugitive head of the islamist group Fatah al-Islam: