Report: Hizbullah Commander's Brother-in-Law Prime Suspect in Hariri Killing

(Ynet News) Mustafa Badr Aldin, the brother-in-law of assassinated Hizbullah commander Imad Mughniyeh, is the prime suspect in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, Israel Channel 1 television reported Thursday. Aldin also commanded the failed attempt to assassinate Kuwait's ruler in 1985. Current Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Rafik's son, is pressuring the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon not to publish the suspect's identity due to his government's ties with Hizbullah.

2010-07-30 09:48:24

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