Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal

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    An international tribunal for Lebanon has scrapped a new trial against the man convicted of the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

    That is because the court has run out of money. Families of victims say they have been denied justice.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

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    Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

    The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

    Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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