Rafik Hariri

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Whodunit? Politician to be Named in Hariri Murder Indictment

The Daily Star reports that (according to the Lebanese daily al-Liwaa’), the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s outgoing Prosecutor, Daniel Bellemare, will be issuing a revised indictment in the Hariri case and it will include several new suspects, including a politician. I’ve lost track of the number of rumors about the STL that have been reported by Lebanese … Continue reading

STL Unseals Indictment for Hariri Murder

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has unsealed its indictment of four individuals for the murder of Rafik Hariri. The indictment was available on the STL website until it crashed due to high demand. It’s now available on Scribd but takes forever to download, so I thought I’d make it available here. The document is a PDF … Continue reading

The Last Meeting Between Rafiq al-Hariri and Walid al-Muallim

The Lebanese newspaper al-Joumhouria (recently launched by former Lebanese Defense Minister Elias al-Murr) published a four-part series last week containing an alleged transcript of the final meeting between Rafiq al-Hariri and Walid al-Muallim. The date of the meeting is not specified, but based on a few contextual remarks from within the text, I would guess … Continue reading

STL Indicts Four Suspects in Hariri Murder

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has confirmed Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare’s indictments of four suspects in the Hariri murder. While the indictment has not yet been made public, media leaks (which accurately predicted the indictment’s release) suggest that the four suspects are the following individuals: Mustafa Badreddine Salim Ayyash Hasan Aineysseh Assad Sabra The indictment has … Continue reading

Nasrallah: UN Tribunal Will Indict Hizbullah Members

Hizbullah’s secretary-general Sayyid Hasan Nasrallah gave a press conference this evening, in which he addressed the issue of forthcoming indictments from the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). You can watch the entire thing on YouTube (see here for parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6). For those who don’t speak Arabic, a summary in … Continue reading

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