After testifying Tuesday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon about Syria’s hegemony over Lebanon and revealed some the factors that led to the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, MP Marwan Hamadeh resumed on Wednesday his testimony before STL , focusing on the pressure that Syrian president Bashar al Assad exerted […]
After testifying Monday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that the conflict over the Syrian presence in Lebanon had paved the way for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, MP Marwan Hamadeh resumed on Tuesday his testimony before STL , focusing on Syria’s hegemony over Lebanon, according to Lebanese media reports . […]
The defense lawyers at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, said they had received evidence linking Syrian President Bashar Assad ‘s phone to the 2005 bombing that killed former PM Rafik Hariri . Similarly Lebanon’s interior minister Nouhad Mashnouk directly linked Assad to Hariri’s assassination , during a speech on Friday. “Bashar Assad had direct contact […]
Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai’s visit to Syria this Sunday drew mixed reactions in Lebanon. While president Michel Suleiman praised it and urged against politicizing it , March 14 General Secretariat coordinator Fares Soueid rejected it on the basis that it could subject the Christians of Syria to danger.
March 14 MP Marwan Hamadeh denounced on Monday the threats against his life by the Al-Akhbar , a pro Hezbollah led March 8 alliance newspaper . Hamadeh’s remarks come after Ibrahim al-Amin the editor-in-chief of the Al-Akhbar commented in his editorial column published earlier in the day “your [Hamadeh’s] days are numbered”.
Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rai’s got in trouble again with March 14 alliance , this time over defending Hezbollah suspects who were indicted in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, by the UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL).
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon ( STL) intends to call 557 witnesses and present 13,170 exhibits to prove that the four Hezbollah suspects are behind the assassination of former Lebanese PM minister , Rafik Hariri according to STL website
The decision for referring the assassination of Internal Security Forces Intelligence Bureau head Brigadier General Wissam al-Hassan to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon is up to the United Nations Security Council, STL spokesman Marten Youssef told As Safir newspaper in remarks published on Tuesday. If the United Nations Security Council decides to refer this crime […]
The crisis in Lebanon following the assassination of Beirut’s top police official appeared to be deepening as the prime minister, Najib Mikati, announced his cabinet would resign as soon as a caretaker national unity government could be formed.
President Michel Suleiman discussed the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s work with tribunal prosecutor Norman Farrell and his accompanied delegation during a meeting at the Baabda palace , LBC television reported on Thursday.