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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.

Killer of Lebanon's <em>Hariri</em> 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 August 18.

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.

<em>Hariri</em> prosecutors seek life term for Hezbollah operative

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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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Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon set himself on fire near the UN's refugee agency reception center in Beirut.

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US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

Former Lebanese finance minister, Ali Hassan Khalil and former transport minister, Youssef Fenianos were slapped with US sanctions on Tuesday.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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.

Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after <em>Hariri</em> verdict

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Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

Saudi Arabia has called for Hezbollah to be punished after Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash over Rafic Hariri's murder.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore <em>Hariri</em> killing verdict

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Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore Hariri killing verdict

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is expected to hand down its verdict on Tuesday to four suspects, who were all being tried in absentia and are ...

Beirut port blast crater 43 metres deep: security official

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Beirut port blast crater 43 metres deep: security official

The blast on Tuesday, which was felt across the county and as far as the island of Cyprus, was recorded as having the power of a magnitude 3.3 ...

Lebanon delays <em>Hariri</em> murder case verdict after Beirut blast

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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 ...

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Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

A massive explosion at the Beirut port on Wednesday is estimated to have caused $5 billion in damages, extending across half of Lebanon's capital.

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Qatar sends field hospitals to Lebanon

Qatar began dispatching aid to Lebanon after twin explosions devastated Beirut.

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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 ...

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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.

Lebanon: from <em>Hariri</em> assassination 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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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran to start testing coronavirus vaccine on humans, strained Iraqi doctors pushed over the edge battling virus and world ...

Beirut airport prepares to reopen as Lebanon eyes tourism

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Beirut airport prepares to reopen as Lebanon eyes tourism

Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, which grounded flights 18 March due to the coronavirus epidemic, will reopen on ...

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 ...

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