Lebanon: documents

National documents

Text of constitution 
1926, with amendments through to 2004

National Reconciliation Charter

Cairo Agreement, 1969
Text of the document that legalised the Palestinian military presence in Lebanon

Ta'if Accord, 1989
Full text of the agreement that ended the civil war. 


Lebanon and Israel

Security Council Resolution 1701 
11 Aug 2006, regarding conflict between Israel and Hizbullah. Background: Wikipedia

The seven-point plan 
Proposed by Lebanese prime minister Fouad Siniora on 3 August 2006

Security Council Resolution 1697 
31 Jul 2006. Background: Wikipedia

Security Council Resolution 1680 
17 May 2006. Background: Wikipedia

Security Council Resolution 1655 
31 Jan 2006

Security Council Resolution 1559 
2 Sep 2004. Background: Wikipedia

Security Council Resolution 520 
17 Sep 1982

Security Council Resolution 509  
6 Jun 1982

Security Council Resolution 426 
19 Mar 1978

Security Council Resolution 425  
19 Mar 1978. Background: Wikipedia

Security Council Resolution 338  
22 Oct 1973. Background: Wikipedia

Security Council resolution 262 
31 Dec 1968

Security Council Resolution 242  
22 Nov 1967. Background: Wikipedia

Israeli withdrawal line  
Official UN map, June 2000 (.pdf file)

Kahan Commission of Inquiry 
Full text of the official Israeli report on the massacres at Sabra and Chatila in 1983. The commission found that Ariel Sharon, the defence minister at the time, bore "personal responsibility". Alternative site


Lebanon and Syria

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Report of the International Independent Investigation Commission, 28 March 2008

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Seventh report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, 28 November 2007

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Sixth report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, 12 July 2007

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Fifth report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, March 2007. 

Security Council resolution 1757 
Establishing a special tribunal for Lebanon, 1 June 2007.

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Fourth report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, December 2006. [PDF file]

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Third report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, 25 September 2006. 

Assassination of Rafik Hariri
Second report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, 10 June 2006. Also PDF version 

Assassination of Rafik Hariri 
First report by Serge Brammertz, head of UN investigation, 15 March 2006. Also PDF version

Security Council Resolution 1680 
17 May 2006. Background: Wikipedia

Assassination of Rafik Hariri 
Full text of the Mehlis report, October 2005  

Security Council resolution 1636 
31 October 2005. Adopted unanimously, the resolution demanded full Syrian cooperation with investigations into the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.

Larsen report 
Progress report by the special UN envoy, Terje Roed-Larsen, on implementation of Security Council resolution 1559. Published 25 October, 2005.

Draft Security Council resolution 
Draft resolution circulation following publication of the Mehlis report, intended to apply further pressure on Syria. Later amended and approved as resolution 1636.

Security Council Resolution 1595
7 April 2005

Assassination of Rafik Hariri  
Full text of the UN fact-finding mission's report, March 2005 ("The FitzGerald Report")