Lebanon Rejects US Extradition Requests

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  1. The U.S. government has requested that Lebanese judicial authorities extradite to the United States certain persons believed to have helped commit the 1983 attack on the U.S. Marines barracks in Lebanon.

    Lebanon has denied the request, declaring that the attack was within the scope of a general amnesty decreed at the conclusion of the Lebanese civil war in 1990.

    Lebanon refuses to extradite Hezbollah suspects to the US
    (DPA) 25 February 2006
    http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2006/February/middleeast_February799.xml&section=middleeast&col=