Syria denies it is trying to assassinate Lebanon's Hariri

By
October 31, 2007 14:11

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For a symbolic $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Don't show it again

Syria dismissed Wednesday as "false and fabricated" a claim by the leader of Lebanon's parliamentary majority that Damascus was plotting to assassinate him and the Lebanese Western-backed prime minister. Saad Hariri, the parliamentary majority leader, made the allegation Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt, where he said there was a Syrian plot to kill him and Prime Minister Fuad Saniora ahead of crucial presidential elections next month. Hariri, whose father, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, was killed in a massive Beirut 2005 truck bombing that was widely blamed on Syria, did not elaborate on the details of the plot or say how he knew of it. Rafik Hariri's assassination provoked an outcry that forced Syrian troops to leave Lebanon after a 29-year presence.


Related Content

AK Party supporters celebrate in front of the AKP headquarters in Ankara, Turkey June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018
Turkey's Erdogan claims election victory, opposition wary

By REUTERS