File - A portrait of slain former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is seen on his grave in downtown Beirut, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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A Syrian court has sentenced two men to prison for giving "false testimony" implicating Damascus in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, a Syrian newspaper said Thursday.One of them sued Saddiq and Akram in Syria for giving false testimony, leading to the sentences handed down on Thursday.Both men later recanted their testimony, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that investigated Hariri's death ultimately failed to implicate Syria in the assassination.
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