Lebanese police inspect the wreckage of vehicles at the site of the car bombing in Beirut yesterday in which former Lebanese finance minister Mohamad Shatah, a close advisor of Future Movement leader Saad Hariri, was killed, along with five others. Photograph: EPA/Nabil Mounzer

The assassination yesterday of Lebanon’s former finance minister Mohamad Shatah was condemned by figures from the country’s entire political spectrum.(...)

Lebanese Army soldiers remove barricades after months of clashes between Sunni muslims and the small Alawite community in Tripoli. Photograph: Reuters.

Lebanese president Michel Suleiman yesterday urged the Shia Hizbullah movement and Iran to aid the investigation into the death of an anti-Hizbullah (...)