Saudi Arabia contributes $10 million to Lebanon Tribunal


Well informed sources reportedly told Al Sharq newspaper that Saudi Arabia contributed $10 million to the budget of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon .

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was established by the UN security council in 2007 to try the killers of former PM Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in a 2005 truck bombing in Beirut.

Members of the Hezbollah movement, with its allies pulled out of the unity government last January Wednesday over STL’s imminent indictments

Hezbollah has said it would not accept the indictment of its members.

In November, Nasrallah that the group will “cut off the hand” of anyone who tries to arrest any of its members for the al-Hariri killing, raising fears of renewed violence in Lebanon.



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