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On February 14, 2005, Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafik al-Hariri was assassinated. Later that year in October, the UN released the final draft of a report that investigated the murder and implicated top-tier officials of both the Syrian and Lebanese governments. This reports is known as the Mehlis Report. This is a representation of the UN's findings and a breakdown of the series of events that led to al-Hariri's death.