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Rafik Hariri and the Salvador Option in Beirut (tags)
Suppressed evidence of US-Israel role in Lebanese PM Hariri's Killing
Criminalizing Civilians (tags)
A serious war crime may be imminent. The responsibility to protect civilians does not end when an invading army asks them to clear out. An Nahar also reported that hundreds of people were trapped in southern villages. Moreover, there is evidence that some who tried to flee north in cars have been targeted.
Gebran Tueni Perishes in Massive Car Bomb Explosion Near Beirut (tags)
Gebran Tueni, a fiery critic of Syria, was assassinated in a car-bomb explosion in Mkalles, east of Beirut Monday. He was 48. Tueni was An Nahar's general manager and Beirut legislator. "God have mercy on Gebran and An-Nahar will remain the beacon for freedom," Druze leader Walid Jumblat told LBCI.
Lebanon parliament re-elects pro-syrian speaker nabih berri (tags)
Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday re-elected pro-syrian Berri as the speaker of parliament - a post he has held since 1992 - even after anti-Syrian groups won a clear majority in the house for the first time since the 1975-1990 civil war.
Syria's Spies Evacuate Beirut, Ending 15-Year Reign of Terror (tags)
Syria has pulled all major spy centers from Beirut, ending a 15-year reign of terror and leaving the Lebanese capital to breath free from the watching Moukhabarat eyes and listening ears for the first time since the end of the civil war.
Biggest Opposition Demo Swears to Break Syria's Stranglehold and Lahoud's Regime (tags)
Lebanon's opposition staged the biggest show of force in the nation's modern history from slain ex-Premier Rafik Hariri's graveside Monday, taking a thunderous oath to break Syria's ruthless stranglehold and tear apart President Lahoud's police state of "secret service phantoms." Between 1.5 and 2 million opposition activists converged on Beirut's downtown Martyrs Square and surrounding neighborhoods to mark the lapse of one month on Hariri's assassination. They shouted slogans demanding the resignation of all security commanders in Lebanon because of dereliction of duty in stopping the assassination.
New extremist terrorist group born in Lebanon (tags)
A new extremist terrorist group was born in Syrian-occupied Lebanon. The group made its debut in Lebanese territories where the Lebanese security forces are “banned” form entering, while the Lebanese authorities are paralyzed by the Syrian occupation troops. Here are the details per Nahar newspaper (the most renowned newspaper in Lebanon):
Lebanese groups issue human rights warnings against Syria (tags)
Three human rights groups issued a joint communique stating that Syrian authorities continue to deny the imprisonment of Lebanese citizens, despite the findings of several international organizations. Now they fear Syria may be hiding mass graves...