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Hezbollah operative receives life sentences for Hariri assassination

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon at the Hague had already convicted Salim Jamil Ayyash for involvement in the 2005 car-bomb assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister.

A Hezbollah operative convicted in the killing of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

Salim Jamil Ayyash was sentenced Friday to five life sentences by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon at the Hague.

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