A Bank robbery network suspected of plotting attacks on two judges had a list to target several other politicians and officials, al-Joumhouria newspaper reported on Friday. According to the report, the cell led by Mohammed al-Jouni was planning to assassinate Speaker Nabih Berri, Former Ministers Michel and Elias al-Murr, MPs George Adwan, Akram Shehayyeb, Nohad al-Mashnouq, Ahmed Fatfat, Mohammed Kabbara, Judges Abdul Rahim Hammoud, Henri Khoury, Dani el-Zaenni and former LBCI anchorwoman May Chidiac. 

Mohammed al-Jouni, who was seized by armed forces following a string of bank robberies in the country, has admitted to preparing explosives to target Judges Hammoud and Khoury but security forces found a notebook among his possessions that included the names of the previously mentioned politicians, other officials, and Internal Security Forces and Army officers. [Naharnet]