People arrive to attend Friday prayers at the newly refurbished al-Salam Mosque in Tripoli, Friday, June 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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The Al-Salam Mosque in the northern city of Tripoli reopened Friday, nine months after a car bomb severely damaged it, as Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi vowed to bring the perpetrators to justice at any cost.Twin car bombs targeted the Al-Salam and Al-Taqwa mosques in Tripoli on Aug. 23 of last year during Friday prayers, killing at least 42 people and wounding 400 .Rifi said the Cabinet had referred the bombing cases to the Higher Judicial Council. The minister also thanked former Prime Minister Saad Hariri for donating the largest amount to rebuild the mosque.
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