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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.

Hassan Nasrallah alleged that his group has the capability to strike anywhere in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

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.

Killer of Lebanon's Hariri to be sentenced in December

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri to be sentenced in December

The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon convicted Salim Ayyash, 57, of the 2005 murder but acquitted three others after a trial that ended on ...

Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

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Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

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Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

Lebanon's Hezbollah has become the latest regional party to welcome the election defeat of Donald Trump/

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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.

French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

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French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

The Archbishop of Toulouse Robert Le Gall said there are limits to freedom of expression, as France continues to defend offensive Prophet ...

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Hezbollah chief urges France to back down over cartoons

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said 'No Muslim in the world will accept the dignity of our Prophet, being insulted'.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in ...

Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

Israel's army released videos meant to prove the presence of Hezbollah missile factories in the suburbs of Beirut,

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Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

Lebanon's Hezbollah has denied claims by Israel's prime minister that accused the movement of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in Beirut.

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In op-ed, Pompeo urges France to stand against Iran

In an op-ed published by French daily Le Figaro, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised France's stances regarding Iran and Hezbollah.

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In Lebanon, Paris and Washington at odds over Hezbollah

France and the US are at odds over Hezbollah as Lebanon's crisis continues.

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Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the political bureau ...

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Syrian regime defences intercept Israeli strike on air base

Syrian regime media has reported that air defences have intercepted missiles fired by an Israeli warplane at a base in central Syria

US says new Lebanese government must pursue ‘real change’

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US says new Lebanese government must pursue ‘real change’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that any new Lebanese government must conduct ‘significant reforms’ and that ‘business as usual’ will be ...

Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

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Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

On August 4, one of the biggest ever non-nuclear explosions destroyed swathes of the capital. By the end of the month, a new Prime Minister was ...

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Hopes of acquiring greater influence in the Eastern Mediterranean are driving competition to gain control of Beirut's port.

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