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Prosecutors, lawyers for a suspect facing five life terms and representatives of victims of the attack - which killed 21 others and wounded 226 - all filed notices of appeal.

Salim Ayyash, was found guilty of murder by the Netherlands-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon over the suicide bombing that killed the Sunni billionaire politician and 21 other people.

Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

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Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

The announcement in the Christian mountain resort town of Bcharre came after a night of riots against Syrians in the town.

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Sam Hamad

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Comment: Sam Hamad reflects on the legacy of Walid al-Muallem, Assad's foreign minister who died this week, after he spent the past decade ...

Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

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Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Like the Castro family in Cuba and North Korea’s Kim dynasty, the Assads have attached their name to their country the way few non-monarchical ...

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Hariri prosecutors seek life term for Hezbollah operative

Salim Ayyash was found guilty in absentia of murder by a UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands on August 18.

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Clashes in Beirut 'between supporters of Saad Hariri, brother'

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

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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.

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 ...

<em>Hariri</em> murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

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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.

Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik <em>Hariri</em> <em>assassination</em>: 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.

UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in <em>Hariri</em> <em>assassination</em>

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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.

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 looking for justice and change, writes Nizar Hassan.

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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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

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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.

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM <em>Hariri</em>: report

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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".

Sudan could try Bashir in hybrid court over Darfur

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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 ...

Former Syrian vice president Khaddam dies in France

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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.

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