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Hariri plot: New indictments mean trouble

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 31 (UPI) -- The Special Tribunal on Lebanon says it plans to issue five new indictments in the 2005 murder of Rafik Hariri, a move likely to escalate sectarian rivalries.
Indictments expected in Hariri's '05 death

Indictments expected in Hariri's '05 death

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 27 (UPI) -- A Lebanese court is expected to indict five Hezbollah operatives in the 2005 killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, officials said.

Report: Does U.N. protect Syria?

HAMBURG, Germany, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The top U.N. investigator into the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has delayed investigations to protect Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Hariri: I'm on hit list

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The son of Lebanon's assassinated former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri said Friday he believes his name is at the top of a hit list.

Mehlis quit because of family and security

BERLIN, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Detlev Mehlis, the U.N. investigator into the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, said he quit because of security measures and the distance

Mehlis: Syria involved in assassination

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Chief international investigator into a former Lebanese prime minister's assassination reportedly said Saturday he believes Syria is behind the slaying.

Syria blamed in U.N. assassination report

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A new United Nations report on the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri reportedly details Syria's alleged role in the slaying. The report sent to Secretary General Kofi Annan is based on investigator Detlev Mehlis's team questioni

Mehlis to interview more Syrian witnesses

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Chief international investigator in the slaying of a former Lebanese premier was reported as saying Saturday he is planning to interview more Syrian witnesses.

Mehlis quits, but has 'important evidence'

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Chief investigator into the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, Detlev Mehlis, said he was resigning from the U.N.-entrusted mission.

Saudi applaud Syria-Mehlis cooperation

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia commended Syria's decision to allow five officials to be interviewed by a U.N. inquiry into the slaying of ex-Lebanon Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Lebanon welcomes Syria-Mehlis agreement

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Lebanon welcomed Syria's agreement with United Nations investigator Detlev Mehlis to interview Syrian officials in Vienna.

Syria cooperating with U.N. in Hariri case

DAMASCUS, Syria, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Syria has agreed to let U.N. investigators quiz officials about the assassination of ex-Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

U.N. mulls Syria letter on Lebanon probe

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The United Nations is considering a request from Syria to intervene in the investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Syria questions Hariri probe credibility

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Syria's U.N. delegate Faycal Mokdad questioned the credibility of the inquiry into the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Syria: No interview of suspects in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A Lebanese newspaper said Saturday Syria refuses to have its suspects named by a U.N. inquiry to be interviewed in Lebanon.
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