Beirut - Lebanese anti-Syrian parliamentarian Walid Eido and his eldest son were killed with at least eight other people on Wednesday by a blast on Beirut's seafront, security sources said.
MP Eido's ( pictured right) death is a continuation of a trend of terror that followed the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri
Again , all fingers are pointed to Syria. Akram Shehayyeb a prominent anti Syrian MP called today's assassination , the Syrian regime answer to the establishment of the Hariri court (to bring to justice the killers of Hariri and other leaders). Saad Hariri, the son of the slain PM Rafik Hariri said " those that assassinated MP Eido and his son are the same people that assassinated Rafik Hariri.
The Syrian president Bashar al Asssad in a phone conversation about 1 month ago, with UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon threatened to destroy the whole region from the Caspian sea to the Mediterranean if the Hariri court ( International Tribunal ) was established.
Here is a chronology of some of the main events in Lebanon since former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri was killed, along with 22 other people, on Feb. 14, 2005.
Feb. 16, 2005 - At least 150,000 Lebanese turn Hariri's funeral into outpouring of anger against Syria.
Feb. 28 - Pro-Syrian Prime Minister Omar Karami resigns.
March 5 - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad tells his parliament Syrian troops will start phased pullout from Lebanon.
April 26 - Last Syrian soldiers leave Lebanon.
June 2 - Samir Kassir, journalist opposed to Syria's role in Lebanon, is killed in Beirut by a bomb in his car.
June 16 - U.N. investigation into Hariri's killing starts.
June 19 - Lebanese parliamentary elections end in victory for anti-Syrian alliance led by Hariri's son Saad al-Hariri.
June 21 - Former Communist Party leader and critic of Syria George Hawi is killed in Beirut by a bomb in his car.
Oct. 20 - U.N. investigators say high-ranking Syrian officials and their Lebanese allies were involved in Hariri's killing, in report to U.N. Security Council. Syria denies it.
Dec. 12 - Gebran Tueni, anti-Syrian member of parliament and Lebanese newspaper magnate, is killed by a car bomb near Beirut.
July 12, 2006 - Hezbollah captures two Israeli soldiers in cross-border raid, setting off 34-day war in which about 1,200 people in Lebanon and 158 Israelis are killed.
Nov. 11 - Five pro-Syrian Shi'ite Muslim ministers from Hezbollah and its ally, the Amal movement, resign after collapse of all-party talks on giving their camp more say in government.
Nov. 21 - Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel is killed by gunmen. U.N. Security Council approves plans for tribunal to try suspects in assassination of Hariri and subsequent attacks. Dec. 1 - Hezbollah, Amal and supporters of Christian leader Michel Aoun camp outside Prime Minister Fouad Siniora's office in central Beirut in open-ended campaign to topple government.
Jan. 25, 2007 - Aid conference in Paris pledges more than $7.6 billion to help Lebanon with its mountain of debt and to recover from the war.
Feb. 13 - Three people are killed in two bomb blasts near a Christian village northeast of Beirut. Lebanon says in March four Syrians confessed to the bombings and were members of Fatah al-Islam, a small Palestinian group linked to Syrian intelligence. The group deny involvement.
March 8/9 - Talks between Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, also leader of the opposition Amal movement, and majority leader Saad al-Hariri to solve the four-month-old power struggle end without agreement.
May 17 - The United States, France and Britain circulate a draft U.N. resolution that would unilaterally establish a tribunal to try suspects in the 2005 Hariri murder.
May 20 - Lebanese troops battle Sunni Islamist militants based in the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp killing at least 50 people.
May 30 - The UN security council votes on resolution 1757 to create the International tribunal to try the killers of Hariri and others.
June 10- is the day the International tribunal became automatically effective
June 12 - Heavy fighting continues to rage at the Nahr al-Bared camp during which at least 136 people, including 60 soldiers, have been killed since the battles started.
June 13 - Anti-Syrian parliamentarian Walid Eido is killed with at least seven other people in a blast on Beirut's seafront.
A Lebanese Red Cross worker, helps a shocked woman who was trying to find her son who works near the scene where a bomb exploded in a narrow street off the main waterfront in Manara, Beirut and killed MP Walid Eido , his eldest son and at least eight other people.
Sources: Ya Libnan, Reuters
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