Syrian minister's suicide questioned

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A U.N. prosecutor reportedly has demanded that Syria allow an investigation of the apparent suicide of its interior minister.

Lebanon media slammed over Kenaan suicide

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Syria Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa held Lebanese media responsible for the suicide of Interior Minister Ghazi Kenaan by circulating allegations about him.

$660,000 for information on terrorists

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The interior ministry announced Wednesday it allocated a $665,000 reward for information leading to suspects in bombings that rocked Lebanon in recent months.

Syria Interior minister commits suicide

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Syrian Interior Minister Ghazi Kenaan committed suicide in his office in Damascus Wednesday, the official Syrian News Agency, SANA, reported.

Lebanon PM wants good relations with Syria

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stressed Wednesday that Lebanon seeks to have the best relations with neighboring Syria on the basis of mutual respect.

Most Lebanese trust Hariri investigation

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- An opinion poll has found that a large majority of Lebanese trust the international committee probing the slaying of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The private Beirut Center for Information and Research conducted the poll from Sept. 13 to 18, coverin

Egypt denies initiative to help Syria

CAIRO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Egypt Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Ghait on Monday denied a Saudi-Egyptian initiative to put political pressure on Syria.

Three more suspects in Hariri slaying

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The Lebanese authorities cancelled banking secrecy for three people linked to a suspect in the slaying of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Britain sees Syria role in Hariri slaying

LONDON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Britain said Wednesday there is a strong impression that Syria played a role in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Hariri's son also threatened with death

PARIS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The son of Lebanon's former prime minister, who was killed by a bomb blast in February, has said certain parties planned to assassinate him as well. Saad Hariri, a member of parliament who inherited his father's political career, was quoted Tuesday by Sau

Lebanon seeks aid to fight terror

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Lebanon will seek international assistance in its fight against terrorists that targeted a prominent anti-Syria journalist last week.

Minister: Syria blameless in Hariri death

AMMAN, Jordan, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Syria is confident that an international team probing the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri will not find evidence of Syria's involvement.

Lebanese journalist loses limbs in blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A prominent Lebanese journalist whose car was bombed is in stable condition after having her left arm and leg amputated, medical sources said Monday. May Chidiac, a news anchor at Lebanese Broadcasting Corp., was gravely injured Sunday afternoon north of

EU determined to punish Hariri's killers

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The European Union has stressed that any official implicated in the death of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri should be punished regardless of rank.

Britain urges cooperation in Hariri probe

LONDON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Britain called on Syria Wednesday to cooperate with the international investigation into the slaying of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
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Rafik Hariri
WAP2002041701 - WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri in the Oval office of the White House in Washington on April 17, 2002. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI

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Rafic Baha El Deen Al-Hariri (November 1, 1944 – February 14, 2005, Arabic: رفيق بهاء الدين الحريري‎), was a business tycoon and the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2000 until his resignation, 20 October 2004.

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