Lebanon OKs Special Court for Assassination Trials Lebanon's government approves plans for a special international court to try suspects in connection with the assassination of Rafik al-Hariri, the nation's late prime minister. Lebanon's Interior Minister Pierre Gemayel was gunned down earlier this week. Host Debbie Elliott talks with Washington Post reporter Anthony Shadid in Beirut.
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Lebanon OKs Special Court for Assassination Trials

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Lebanon OKs Special Court for Assassination Trials

Lebanon OKs Special Court for Assassination Trials

Lebanon OKs Special Court for Assassination Trials

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Lebanon's government approves plans for a special international court to try suspects in connection with the assassination of Rafik al-Hariri, the nation's late prime minister.

In the country's latest political crisis, Lebanon's Interior Minister Pierre Gemayel was gunned down earlier this week.

Host Debbie Elliott talks with Washington Post reporter Anthony Shadid in Beirut.