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It is no secret that intelligence branches in Lebanon are divided – like all the spoils of the state – among the various sects. Thus, the Shia...
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We still don’t know what really happened in Damascus the other day. No one would argue that Daoud Rajiha or Hassan Turkmani (who was more of a...
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Legal Affairs Editor
Arguments are underway at the STL over the legality of the court, with the defense making a strong argument that the international tribunal violates...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
On the anniversary of the infamous 1973 raid in the heart of Beirut, Al-Akhbar speaks to contemporaries of the three Palestinian resistance leaders...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
Judge David Baragwanath spoke to Al-Akhbar on Thursday in a half-hour interview about the Special Tribunal for Lebanon over which he presides. The...
Friday, April 6, 2012
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Hassan Illeik
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has testimony to support its indictment of four suspects – and a yet to be named fifth suspect – in connection with...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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Sanaa Kamel
Gaza – Umm Muhammad Asilah (48) never imagined that Israeli airstrikes would take yet another one of her sons. This time, it was her 12-year-old son...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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An unidentified gunman shot dead an official of the Saudi Arabian embassy in Bangladesh early on Tuesday, police said, the first such killing of a...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
The likely appointee for the special Hariri tribunal, Canadian lawyer Norman Farrell, has extensive experience in international criminal law, which...
Monday, February 27, 2012
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