Iran is a key ally of the Syrian government in the seven-year civil war and it says it has no intention of withdrawing unless Syria requested it do so.
Hariri's abrupt resignation while he was in Saudi Arabia and his continued stay there caused fears over Lebanon's stability.
To stop Hezbollah’s terrorism across the globe, particularly in Syria where the group has played an important role in the deaths of nearly 500,000 people, the EU will have to reconsider.
French authorities allege that Diab was a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and took part in the synagogue bombing.
FM calls decision "unacceptable," after the Iran-backed group is blacklisted by the 22-nation forum.
Elite police troops were being sent to the scene, in the northern suburbs of the Mediterranean port city, after the shots, the source said by telephone.
Ambassador Paoli: 'There is no French conspiracy against any political party.'
Three French soldiers were lightly injured and police detained the attacker.
Earlier in the day Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman called his Spanish counterpart to express his condolences.
In the face of these threats, French Jews are following the classic response patterns.