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Security Council unanimously calls on Syria to detain suspects in Hariri murder

The United Nation Security Council today unanimously called on Syria to detain Syrian suspects identified by an independent probe into the terrorist assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and clarify all unresolved issues, holding out the possibility of "further action" in the case of non-compliance.

UN probe into ex-Lebanese premier's assassination faces threats, its chief says

The head of the United Nations commission which found evidence pointing at both Lebanese and Syrian involvement in the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri told the Security Council today the team had received threats and the already high risks it faced would increase further as it completes its work.

Lebanon: UN report cites Lebanese, Syrian involvement in ex-premier's murder

"Converging evidence" points at both Lebanese and Syrian involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, according to a report by a United Nations investigating panel, which concluded that the "terror" attack on 14 February had been carried out by a group with an extensive organization and considerable resources.

Investigation of Hariri assassination was fully independent – Annan

The panel investigating the February assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri operated with full autonomy, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today, one day after he had transmitted its report to the Security Council.