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News in Review - February 2011 The Assassination of Rafik Hariri

This News in Review story focuses on a CBC investigative documentary that has uncovered important information about the assassination of prominent Lebanese political leader Rafik Hariri in 2005. The information in the documentary has potentially explosive implications for that country and the entire Middle East.
  • 2011
  • 00:17:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2006 Lebanon War: Israel Battles Hezbollah

In July 2006, the Middle East erupted in flames again, as Israeli forces battled Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon. Israeli warplanes bombed targets all over Lebanon. Hezbollah fired volleys of rockets into northern Israel. Hundreds of people were killed, most of them civilians. In this News in Review story we'll look at the fighting and at diplomatic efforts to try ...
  • 2006
  • 00:16:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - April 2005 Forced Out: Syrian Troops Leave Lebanon

On February 14, 2005, Rafik Hariri, the former prime minister of Lebanon, was killed by a huge bomb blast in the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Hariri was a popular opposition leader, and many of his supporters blamed Syria for his death. They held giant street rallies demanding the withdrawal of thousands of Syrian troops stationed in Lebanon. Three weeks later ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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