Editor-In-Chief of Lebanese Al-Diyar newspaper Charles Ayoub has warned against exploiting the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri for serving the interests of the major powers.

In an editorial, Ayoub said that the event brought great dangers to the region, calling for unifying stances to save Syria and Lebanon of the pre-meditated schemes which aim at destabilizing and partitioning the region.He also warned against the repercussions of the event on the region’s stability, pointing out to the promises that the international investigation team gave to the Iraqi people when they inspected Iraq in searching for the weapons of mass destructions.
He reiterated the necessity of the "unity between Damascus and Beirut based on fraternity and one destiny."

He asserted that the demand to disarming the Lebanese national resistance serves the Israeli interests .