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Assassination of American diplomats in Beirut, Lebanon

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Special Subcommittee on Investigations

Assassination of American diplomats in Beirut, Lebanon

hearing before the Special Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, July 27, 1976

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Special Subcommittee on Investigations

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meloy, Francis E,
  • Waring, Robert O,
  • Assassination -- Lebanon -- Beirut,
  • Diplomats -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14180384M

      After a long and involved investigation, a U.N.-backed tribunal emerged with only a single conviction, of a minor Hezbollah figure, in the bombing that killed the former prime minister of. A terrorist bombing campaign in Lebanon in the early s that killed s has now been confirmed as an Israeli operation, suppressed by a military censor.   Where to begin the story of post-explosion Lebanon? One thing is certain: the story does not begin on Aug. 4. Rather, Aug. 4 was the day of reckoning, “the apocalypse,” the culmination of what came before – the day 2, tons of ammonium nitrate ignited in the port of explosion flattened the port itself, then rippled across the densely-populated neighborhoods of Achrafieh. Three Iranian diplomats as well as a reporter of Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) were abducted in Lebanon on 4 July None of them have been seen since. The missing individuals are Ahmad Motevaselian, military attaché for Iran's embassy in Beirut; Seyed Mohsen Mousavi, chargé d'affaires at the embassy; Taghi Rastegar Moghadam, an embassy employee; and Kazem Akhavan, IRNA .


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