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Local reports suggesting the violence was sparked between supporters of ex-PM and leader of the Future Movement Saad Hariri and his brother Bahaa Hariri.

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.

Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

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Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive interview with Al-Araby TV.

Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

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Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described ...

TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: UAE sells out Palestine

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TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: UAE sells out Palestine

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

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Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive interview with Al-Araby TV.

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Hariri murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

Supporters of the late Rafic Hariri said they were disappointed over the verdict of his assassination.

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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.

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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.

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Nizar Hassan

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Comment: Diab's government was built to fail and based on impossible promises. Its resignation is far from enough for a devastated people ...

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Lebanon delays Hariri murder case verdict after Beirut blast

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said it will be delaying the scheduled verdict in the Rafic Hariri case as a sign of respect for the ...

Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

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Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

France is set to send urgent aid to Lebanon as the country struggles to respond to a deadly blast that has destroyed entire neighbourhoods in ...

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

Bloodied and dazed wounded stumbled among the debris, glass shards and burning buildings in central Beirut as the health ministry reported late ...

Lebanon: from <em>Hariri</em> <em>assassination</em> to verdict

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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.

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The New Arab Staff

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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Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

Hariri's office confirmed the report, saying it was "generally correct".

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Sudan could try Bashir in hybrid court over Darfur

Omar Al-Bashir and three other Sudanese wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur are currently held in ...

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Former Syrian vice president Khaddam dies in France

Former Assad family ally turned Syrian opposition figure Abdul Halim Khaddam succumbed to a heart attack early on Tuesday morning.

Karim Safieddine

Hezbollah uses Soleimani's killing to shore up shaken legitimacy

In-depth: Qasem Soleimani's killing is allowing ruling elites in Lebanon, including Hezbollah and its allies, to shift the conversation away ...

Syrians caught in Lebanon's uprising face difficult a choice

Adèle Surprenant

Syrians caught in Lebanon's uprising face difficult a choice

Comment: Syrians in Lebanon are often subject to discrimination and prejudice. While some are supportive of the protests, others are steering ...

Rami G. Khouri

Lebanon's historic rebellion faces its moment of reckoning

Comment: The future of Lebanon's unprecedented protests rests on whether its citizens refuse to go back to 'business as usual' this week, writes ...

Rafic <em>Hariri</em> 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.

Lebanon bids farewell to prominent ex-Maronite patriarch

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Lebanon bids farewell to prominent ex-Maronite patriarch

The former patriarch of its Maronite church Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir wielded considerable political influence during the country's civil war and ...

Lebanon's ex-Maronite patriarch dies days before turning 99

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Lebanon's ex-Maronite patriarch dies days before turning 99

Lebanon's former patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, who was vocal in a campaign against the Syrian army in his country, has died.

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