Mahmoud Bazzi (centre), is suspected of murdering two Irish soldiers serving with the United Nations 34 years ago. Photograph: PA

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said he hopes justice will be served in the case of Mahmoud Bazzi, the chief suspect in the 1980 murder of two (...)

 Mahmoud Bazzi (centre),   is suspected of murdering two Irish soldiers  serving with the United Nations 34 years ago. Photograph: PA

The chief suspect in the 1980 murder of two Irish peacekeepers, Mahmoud Bazzi, could go free under an amnesty covering crimes committed during the (...)

Mahmoud Bazzi (centre), a Lebanese national suspected of kidnapping, torturing and killing two Irish United Nations peacekeepers  in 1980, has been deported from the US over immigration offences. Photograph: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A Lebanese man suspected of kidnapping, torturing and killing two Irish United Nations peacekeepers in war-torn Lebanon in 1980 has been deported from(...)

Pte Thomas Barrett (left)and Pte Derek Smallhorne  were abducted and shot dead in 1980 in south Lebanon

A man accused of killing two Irish soldiers will be deported from the United States to his native Lebanon after he dropped his opposition during an im(...)

Retired private John O’Mahony: “He just wanted to know whether I was still willing to testify. I said that’s what this whole thing’s about . . . I said by all means.” Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

A retired Irish soldier has been asked to testify at the deportation hearing of a Lebanese man accused of executing two Irish peacekeepers more than (...)

The deportation trial was adjourned when Mahmoud Bazzi’s attorney failed to turn up to court on time.

The Lebanese man suspected of involvement in the 1980 abduction and killings of two Irish UN peacekeepers and the shooting of a third has told an Amer(...)

Mahmoud Bazzi,  a suspect in the abduction, torture and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as UN peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago. Photograph: AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Brian Kaufman

John O’Mahony has no doubt that Mahmoud Bazzi is the man who shot him. The Co Kerry farmer was one of three Irish soldiers abducted while serving with(...)

Pte Thomas Barrett (L)and Pte Derek Smallhorne (R) were abducted and shot dead in 1980 in south Lebanon

The Minister for Defence has welcomed the arrest of a man suspected of being involved in the murder of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon 34 years ago in t(...)