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The Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has denounced new US sanctions on two former Lebanese ministers it described as its “dear friends”

A military court in Lebanon has indicted political activist Kinda Khatib on charges of spying for Israel.

Where does <em>STL</em> verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

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 Lebanon grapples with its past and present, writes Kareem Shaheen.

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

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

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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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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.

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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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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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Pro-Palestine candidate Cori Bush wins US congress primary

Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for supporting ...

Lebanon delays Hariri 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 for the victims of ...

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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 Hariri 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.

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.

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.

Hariri suspects absent as Lebanon tribunal nears climax

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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 ...

The New Arab

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 into former premier Rafiq Hariri's assassination.

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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 ...

Karim Traboulsi

Hizballah's hands tied as it suffers 'fatal blow'

Analysis: How can Hizballah respond if Israel is involved in the killing of top commander Mustafa Badreddine? Given recent losses in Syria, ...

Thaer Ghandour

Assad's adviser in Lebanon accused of securing plea deal

Analysis: Michel Samaha has been given three years in jail, after what some believe was a deal to implicate Damascus' spy chief, says Thaer ...

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