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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has admitted thathis blochad unfairly rushed to accuse Syria of assassinating his father and that false witnesses had misled the investigation intothe 2005assassination.
The government accused separatists of assassinating Colonel Al Ban.
The website claims that the confession of the Israeli officer confirmed the accuracy of other reports that spoke of the involvement of Mossad in collaboration with the US administration in assassinating Hariri, which was followed by targeted killings of some other Lebanese politicians and officials.
There is no difference between the US targeting bin Laden and Israel assassinating the leader of Hamas.
The Bush administration may well regard Saddam as the prince of darkness, but Fleischer should remember that the official policy of this government has barred Americans from assassinating foreign leaders since Gerald Ford was president.
spy agencies from assassinating terrorist leaders who threaten this country.
This was probably due to his handicaps (a limp and a stutter), which allowed him - since no one saw him as a threat - to lay low while the other members of his family were assassinating each other in their thirst for power.
Byron de la Beckwith, which prosecuted defendants accused of assassinating civil rights leader Medgar Evers as he returned to his Jackson, Mississippi home after attending several NAACP events on June 12, 1963; and State of Alabama v.
The Rahman Legion, which operates in the suburbs of Damascus, said it killed Abi Mohammad al-Tunisi after a lengthy search for the militant, whom it blamed for assassinating a number of rebel commanders in the Ghouta suburbs of the capital.
Jamali Fashi also said that he had received psychological and operational briefings for assassinating Dr.