The funeral for Lebanon's slain intelligence chief descended into chaos Sunday as soldiers fired tear gas at protesters who tried to storm the government palace, directing their rage at a leadership they consider puppets of a murderous Syrian regime.
- 23 October, 2012 -- Hezbollah rejects international probe in killing
Syria's powerful ally Hezbollah was accused Tuesday by Lebanese political opponents of playing a role in the assassination of a top intelligence officer who used his post to fight Syrian meddling in Lebanon.
- 23 October, 2012 -- Stolen car used in Beirut’s bombing
Lebanon's police chief says the car used in the Beirut bombing that killed a top anti-Syrian intelligence chief was stolen more than a year ago.
- 21 October, 2012 -- Beirut boosts security ahead of general’s funeral
Lebanese security forces are setting up road blocks and cordoning off Beirut's central Martyrs' Square ahead of a public funeral for a top intelligence official who was assassinated in a massive car bombing.
- 24 May, 2012 -- UN: Syrian forces, opposition committing crimes
Syrian government forces and anti-government armed groups are both carrying out unlawful killings, torturing opponents and abusing children in the 15-month-old uprising, a U.N.-appointed panel of human rights experts said Thursday, though it underlined...
- 8 February, 2013 -- Tunisia buries politician as crisis deepens
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The funeral of an assassinated leftist politician drew hundreds of thousands of mourners chanting anti-government slogans to the Tunisian capital Friday — as well as gangs of armed youths who smashed cars and clashed with police just outside the cemetery.