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Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri speaks during a news conference in Beirut

Lebanon caught between real change and power brokers - analysis

President, prime minister-designate tangle over forming a government

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
17/12/2020

Hezbollah man convicted in 2005 Hariri bombing sentenced to five life terms in prison

Salim Jamil Ayyash was found guilty in August of homicide and committing a terrorist act over the deaths of Hariri and 21 others in the attack on Beirut's waterfront.

By REUTERS
11/12/2020

Lebanon PM's brother calls for peace in interview with Israeli journalist

"I think everybody at a certain point will move forward to have peace. We are tired."

11/11/2020

Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Any new government will have to contend with a financial meltdown worsening by the day, a COVID-19 outbreak and the fallout of the massive explosion at Beirut port.

By REUTERS
22/10/2020

Special Court convicts 1 of 5 Hezbollah members of killing ex-Lebanese PM

Three Hezbollah officials acquitted, doubt regarding dead official

A billboard of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is displayed along a street in Beirut

For some Lebanese, UN tribunal's Hariri ruling is not enough

Some Lebanese, including victims of the attack who waited 15 years for a verdict, voiced disbelief at the acquittal of three other Hezbollah members.

By REUTERS
18/08/2020
Lebanon's Druze leader Walid Jumblatt pays his respects at the grave of former PM Rafik al-Hariri.

Who killed Rafik Hariri?

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (the STL) was voted into existence by the UN Security Council in 2007 and formally established in 2009.

A Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla looks at a fire rising from a burning object in a Beirut suburb, Leba

Lebanon braces for tribunal verdict 15 years after Hariri assassination

Hezbollah, which is both a political party in Lebanon’s government and a heavily armed militia, denies any role in Hariri’s killing.

By REUTERS
05/08/2020
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