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18 Aug 2020

Hezbollah member found guilty of involvement in 2005 assassination of Lebanon’s former PM

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

A United Nations-backed tribunal has convicted one member of the Hezbollah militant group of planning the assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafik Hariri, 15 years ago.

But three others were acquitted – and the court found no evidence Hezbollah’s leadership or the Syrian government played a part in the attack.