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The protesters, many of them wearing white coats, gathered outside the health ministry in Tunis and chanted angry slogans against the country's political class.

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as Lebanon grapples with its past and present, writes Kareem Shaheen.

Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik Hariri assassination: STL

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Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik Hariri assassination: STL

Three other Hezbollah members were acquitted of all charges that they also were involved in the killing of Hariri.

Tribunal starts verdict in Rafik Hariri's 2005 murder

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Tribunal starts verdict in Rafik Hariri's 2005 murder

Judges said there was no evidence to directly link Syria -- the former military overlord in Lebanon -- or Hezbollah's leadership to the attack.

UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in Hariri assassination

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UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in Hariri assassination

The verdicts were delayed by nearly two weeks as a mark of respect for victims of Beirut's devastating explosion.

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Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

A list of those indicted in the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri.

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Lebanon: from Hariri assassination to verdict

A recap of key developments in the case of the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister Rafic Hariri.

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Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The tribunal was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution at Lebanon's request.

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US lifts sanctions on 157 Sudanese firms

The United States said it will lift sanctions on 157 firms based in Sudan.

Sudanese activists decry slow progress on women's rights

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Sudanese activists decry slow progress on women's rights

#IWD2020: Sudanese women activists are calling on the transitional government to take action and repeal discriminatory laws.

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Aoun calls for new Lebanese government ‘based on merit’

In an apparent concession, Lebanese President Michel Aoun says that the country’s next government should be a technocratic one ‘based on merit’ ...

Rafic Hariri murder suspect charged with three more killings

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Rafic Hariri murder suspect charged with three more killings

The Hezbollah suspect has been indicted for the killings of three others.

Yemen in Focus: Will Sudan withdraw from Saudi-led coalition?

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Yemen in Focus: Will Sudan withdraw from Saudi-led coalition?

This week we look at signs of Sudan's potential withdrawal from the conflict, calls for negotiations in the south and global pressure on the ...

Yemen’s Houthis kill suspected assassin of leader’s brother

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Yemen’s Houthis kill suspected assassin of leader’s brother

Yemen’s Houthis announced that they killed a man suspected of assassinating the brother of their leader, Abdelmalek al-Houthi, last month, ...

Hizballah-friendly neighbourhood names Beirut street after suspected Hariri assassin

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Hizballah-friendly neighbourhood names Beirut street after suspected Hariri assassin

A Beirut street has been named after a Hizballah military commander, and one of the main suspects in Rafik Hariri’s assassination.

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Hariri demands 'justice' as UN tribunal wraps up

Prosecutors said the 2005 suicide bombing of former premier Rafiq Hariri's convoy was a deliberate attempt to create 'horror', due to his opposition of Syrian control of Lebanon.

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Hariri suspects absent as Lebanon tribunal nears climax

Thirteen years after billionaire Hariri was killed by a huge suicide bomb in Beirut, a court in The Hague will hear closing prosecution and ...

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Muslims or mystics? Demystifying Sufism after Egypt's deadly attack

Extremists hold Islam - which inextricably includes Sufism - as it is normatively practiced around the world in contempt. Egypt's deadly attack ...

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Israel claims leading Hizballah official killed in Iran-linked feud

Hizballah has denied Israeli claims that its leader ordered the killing of military commander Mustafa Badreddine after he objected to ...

Israel bombs Damascus military airport, no reported deaths

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Israel bombs Damascus military airport, no reported deaths

There has been no official comment on the news of the strikes which caused fires and explosions near the Syrian president's palace.

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Assad observes Eid prayers in suburb his regime starved

Blog: Syrian president vows to retake all of Syria in a show of defiance in a town besieged by his forces for four years.

Lebanese editor fined for revealing Hariri assassination witnesses

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Lebanese editor fined for revealing Hariri assassination witnesses

The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon fined a Lebanese editor 20,000 euros ($22,300) for revealing the identities of witnesses in a case ...

Hariri tribunal axes trial of slain Hizballah commander

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Hariri tribunal axes trial of slain Hizballah commander

A UN court set up to prosecute the killers of the former Lebanese prime minister have overturned an earlier decision to try in absentia a ...

Aleppo is 'the greatest battle' in Syria, says Nasrallah

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Aleppo is 'the greatest battle' in Syria, says Nasrallah

Commemorating the death of a Hizballah commander killed in Syria, Hassan Nasrallah vowed to increase the group's presence in Aleppo by sending ...

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