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Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

Lebanese officials say a car bombing in central Beirut has killed former Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah and at least four others.Chatah, a Sunni Muslim, was a respected economist and senior advisor to ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri. He previously served as Lebanon's ambassador to Washington.VOA correspondent Margaret Besheer, who is in Beirut, says many observers see the 62-year-old Chatah as an unlikely assassination target."He is not a current member of the government. He's...

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