Lebanese fear new killings after bombing

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The bomb assassination of one of Lebanon's top intelligence chiefs has intensified fears the divided country faces another wave of political murders.

U.S. presses for independent Hariri probe

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of a Lebanese political leader should be allowed to work independently, a U.S. official said.

Hezbollah says Hariri probe is political

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is a political tool under the cover of a judicial probe, the head of the Shiite group Hezbollah said.

U.N. cautions with Hariri probe files

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The United Nations calls on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon to exercise caution when releasing sensitive information, a legal adviser said.

Tribunal best venue, U.S. tells Syria

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The U.N.-backed tribunal for Lebanon is the best venue for taking legal action in the 2005 assassination of a former prime minister, Washington said.

Arrest warrants issued in Hariri probe

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- More than 30 arrest warrants were issued in Syria in connection with the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a lawyer said.

Saad Hariri praises tribunal decision

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 30 (UPI) -- Saad Hariri, son of the slain former Lebanese premier, said a decision to release four generals tied to the 2005 assassination was a step toward justice.

Generals released in Hariri investigation

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 29 (UPI) -- Four Lebanese generals held in connection to the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri were released from custody Wednesday.

Lebanon appoints new security chief

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Debkafile reported that the Lebanese government has appointed Brig. Gen. Wafiq Jizzini as head of the Interior Ministry's General Security Department.

Lebanon security chiefs step aside

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 22 (UPI) -- Lebanon's security chiefs have temporarily stepped aside to facilitate an international probe into the slaying of former Premier Rafik Hariri.

Security chiefs under judicial scrutiny

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 17 (UPI) -- Lebanon's security chief Thursday put himself at the disposal of judicial authorities investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Journalist has Hariri death 'evidence'

KUWAIT CITY, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Kuwaiti journalist says he has evidence incriminating Lebanese and Syrian intelligence in the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Lebanon punishes TV station

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Lebanon halted a television station's news and political broadcasts for two days over statements last week that offended authorities.
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