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Syria president rejects second UN interview request in Hariri probe
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday indicated he plans to reject a second interview request from UN investigators running the probe into the bus bombing that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri . Assad rejected the first req (More)
Syria president refuses UN inquiry amid murder accusation
Syrian officials announced Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad would not submit to questioning by the UN probe into the assassination of former Lebanese president Rafik Hariri . Information Minister Mahdi Dahkl-Allah claimed that the refusal s (More)
Syria minister will meet UN Hariri investigators
Syrian diplomats announced Wednesday that Foreign Minister Farouq al-Shara will speak with the UN commission investigating the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri , as requested by outgoing investigation head Detlev Mehlis on Mon (More)
Syrian president to refuse meeting with UN Hariri probe, official says
An advisor to the Syrian Ministry of Information said Tuesday that President Bashar al-Assad will refuse a request for an interview made Monday by the UN commission investigating the death of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri . A membe (More)
Syria to try former VP on treason charges for Hariri allegations
The Syrian government announced Monday that it will put former Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam on trial for high treason and investigate his alleged acts of corruption in response to demands by Syrian parliament members that Khaddam be investig (More)
UN Hariri commission requests interviews with Syrian leaders
A spokesperson for the UN commission investigating the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri announced Monday that the commission will request interrogations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Foreign Minister Farouq (More)
Syria lawmakers demand treason charges, ex-VP expelled from party after Hariri comments
One day after the Syrian parliament demanded that former Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam be tried for treason and corruption, the country's ruling Baath party decided Sunday to expel Khaddam from the party after he accused Syrian President (More)
UN questioning of Syrian officials in Hariri probe to end Wednesday
The interrogation of Syrian officials , part of a UN inquiry into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minster Rafik Hariri [UN materials; JURIST news archive], will be suspended after the last of five officials is questioned and returned to S (More)
UN questioning in Hariri probe begins amid allegations of manipulation
UN investigators began questioning five Syrian officials in Damascus Monday as part of their ongoing investigation of the assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik al-Hariri . Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed to the questioning in late (More)
UN Hariri probe nears completion without full Syrian cooperation
German prosecutor Detlev Mehlis, head of a UN investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri returned to Lebanon Tuesday as he prepares to close the investigation and prepare a final report due to UN Security C (More)