Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai visits the the Maronite church in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv May 26, 2014.REUTERS/Nir Kafri (ISRAEL - Tags: RELIGION)
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BEIRUT:Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr dismissed Wednesday reports of a plot by a regional intelligence apparatus to assassinate Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai.Earlier, security sources told The Daily Star that Lebanon's Internal Security Forces arrested a suspect who confessed to cooperating with regional intelligence services in a plot to assassinate Rai.Citing a security report by the ISF's Information Branch, the sources said the suspect was arrested last week and referred to Saqr.
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