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.
Phalange party MP Fadi al-Haber told Kuwaiti daily As-Seyassah in remarks published on Wednesday that Hezbollah and the Syrian regime have been involved in “all” the past assassinations and attempted assassinations in Lebanon. “All the assassination attempts that occurred in Lebanon in the past were coordinated between Hezbollah and the Syrian regime,” Haber said.
The United States authorities issued yesterday the licence required for John Jones to continue to represent Mustafa Badreddine, one of the accused in the Ayyash et al proceedings. The US Treasury Department had imposed sanctions against Badreddine last week. The defence counsel for Badreddine had requested clarification from the Tribunal’s President on whether Jones, a […]
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.
One of the so called false witnesses in the case of the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri was captured in Damascus by the Free Syrian Army rebels . Hussam T Hussam a Syrian intelligence operative who was used by the Syrian regime in 2005 to discredit the investigation
The U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try the suspected killers of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, has a political agenda and should not conduct the trial, a defense lawyer for one of the suspects said on Wednesday. Five years after it was set up by an agreement between Lebanon and the […]
Liberia’s former president, Charles Taylor, has been sentenced to 50 years in jail for being “in a class of his own” when committing war crimes during the long-running civil war in neighbouring Sierra Leone.
Deans and professors of a number of Lebanese universities hailed their two-day visit to the Special Tribunal offices. STL issued today a press release on the visit which was concluded on May 9.
Defence lawyers before a UN-backed court probing former Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri’s murder sought Wednesday to have the tribunal’s creation declared illegal and unfit to judge their clients. Lawyers for Salim Ayyash — one of four Hezbollah men wanted for trial in connection with Hariri’s car bomb
Deputy head of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s (STL) Defense Office, Alia Aoun, has informed the Registrar that she intends to return to practice as an attorney. Eight defense lawyers were named by STL to represent the four Hezbollah members indicted by the STL in the murder of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri who was […]