Damascus issues arrest warrant for Lebanon's Hariri: SANA

AFP , Wednesday 12 Dec 2012

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is slapped with arrest warrant by Bashar al-Assad for arming rebel opposition fighters in Syria

Damascus has issued a warrant for the arrest of Lebanese former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, accusing him of sending weapons to rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, the state SANA news agency reported on Wednesday.

"The state prosecutor in Damascus has issued arrest warrants against Saad Hariri and against Okab Sakr," an opposition member of the Lebanese parliament, SANA said.

Hariri heads the Lebanese opposition, which is bitterly opposed to Damascus.

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