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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”

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

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

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 his guilty verdict ...

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

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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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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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

Saad Hariri said the verdict demonstrated the court's objectivity and 'high credibility'.

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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 ...

Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore Hariri 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 ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

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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.

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

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 ...

What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

Nizar Hassan

What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

Comment: The US illegally rescued alleged torture mastermind Amer Fakhoury, exposing both US and Lebanese disregard for national ...

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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.

Kareem Chehayeb

Therapy through theatre: Meeting Ziad Itani

The New Arab Meets: Prominent writer and actor Ziad Itani to talk more about his latest play, inspired by his own real life story.

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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.

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Hariri demands 'justice' as UN tribunal wraps up

Prosecutors said the 2005 suicide bombing of former premier Rafiq Hariri's convoy was a deliberate attempt to create 'horror', due to his ...

Hariri suspects absent as <em>Lebanon</em> <em>tribunal</em> nears climax

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

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Court rejects acquittal appeal by Rafiq Hariri assassination suspect

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon says the trial of an alleged Hizballah member suspected of involvement can ...

<em>Lebanon</em> PM firm on Assad crimes despite delegation visit

The New Arab

Lebanon PM firm on Assad crimes despite delegation visit

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri reiterated his firm stance against Assad's crimes in Syria, despite the nation's new president hosting a ...

Former ally slams Hariri's nomination of Aoun <em>for</em> presidency

Martin Armstrong

Former ally slams Hariri's nomination of Aoun for presidency

Former Justice Minister and Future Movement MP Ashraf Rifi has accused Hariri of selling Lebanon to "the Iranian project" by backing ...

Lebanese editor fined <em>for</em> revealing Hariri assassination witnesses

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 ...

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