Report: Asiri Target of Assassination Bidإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri has allegedly been the target of an assassination bid that was foiled by Lebanese security agencies, al-Shiraa magazine reported in its latest issue.
According to the magazine, two suspects have been arrested in links with the case.
“A Syrian national and a Palestinian were detained... they confessed to the crime that they were intending to carry out,” the magazine reported.
The report didn't reveal the identities of the culprits, saying “the concerned officials are discreet regarding the matter.”
The magazine added that the army intelligence are pursuing the suspects to avert a scheme to destabilize the country and involve it in the conflicts raging in the region.