FBI’s role in assassination probe strictly technical, report

Lebanon Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi told OTV on Friday that that the FBI team is in Lebanon to assist the Lebanese security forces in their investigation the assassination of Internal Security Forces intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan and their “role will be strictly technical ”

Judge Nabil Wehbe to probe Al Hassan’s assaassination

The Lebanese Supreme Judicial Council, which handles political and state security crimes approved on Tuesday Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi’s proposal to name Judge Nabil Wehbe as a judicial investigator in the assassination of Internal Security Forces intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan, National News Agency reported.

Hezbollah against probe of assassination, by STL

The powerful Shiite militant group Hezbollah, a close ally of Syria, said Tuesday it opposes calls to hand over the investigation of the assassination of an anti-Syrian intelligence official to the international tribunal ( Special Tribunal for Lebanon , STL) probing similar killings of other Lebanese

Adwan tells Mikati, bravo for the STL stance but implement it

MP George Adwan , a key member of Lebanese Forces parliamentary bloc praised in an interview with Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Anbaa published on Wednesday Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s recent stance on the funding of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) probing the 2005 assassination of Lebanon’s former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. “His stance will protect the […]

STL prosecuter files an amended indictment

AFP reported that Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL ) Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare filed an amended indictment which includes “substantive new elements” with Pre-Trial Judge Fransen. STL was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution to find and try the killers of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri,

STL: Indictment is important for those who believe in justice

The prosecutor who filed his first indictment in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri hailed the move Tuesday as a landmark in efforts to end impunity for political slayings in the strife-torn country. Canadian prosecutor Daniel Bellemare said in a video statement that the confidential indictment