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The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described his guilty verdict as a 'grave injustice'.

The judge said that had the younger brother been over age 21 at the time of the explosion, he would have been given a "whole-life term."

Hariri 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.

US bill seeks to resettle Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

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US bill seeks to resettle Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

The resolution says that deadly attacks on Sikhs and Hindus follow 'a greater pattern' of targeted violence against religious minorities in ...

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.

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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 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.

<em>Suicide</em> car bomb, gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan

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Suicide car bomb, gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan

Sunday's attack comes a day after the Afghan intelligence agency said a senior IS commander was killed by Afghan special forces near Jalalabad.

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Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

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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.

The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

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The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful ...

Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide ...

US considers withholding aid to Jordan to force extradition

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US considers withholding aid to Jordan to force extradition

Al-Tamimi is on the FBI's list of "most wanted terrorists" for her role in the suicide bombing at a crowded Jerusalem pizzeria.

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The Iraq Report: Iran's economic woes frustrate Shia militias

Iraqi Shia militias are beginning to show signs of discontent as Iran's economy is ravaged by US sanctions and Covid-19.

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Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

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Somalia blast kills at least 10 on bus

A passenger bus carrying more than 20 people to a funeral exploded on Sunday, killing dozens on board.

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Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

Taliban leader affirms commitment to peace deal with US

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Taliban leader affirms commitment to peace deal with US

The leader of the Taliban says that his group is committed to a peace deal signed in February with the US, amid increasing violence between ...

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Eight Afghan soldiers die fighting off Taliban attack

Taliban fighters attacked several government posts on the outskirts of Kunduz

Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

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Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

At least 40 other security personnel were wounded in the attack, with eight in critical condition.

Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab <em>suicide</em> blast

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Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

Ahmed Muse Nur, the governor of Somalia's north-central Mudug province, was killed in a Al-Shabaab attack on Sunday.

US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

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US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

The United States has claimed the vicious attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul was perpetrated by Islamic State militants.

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