Lebanon

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UNIFIL

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UN-led)
Authorization date: 03/78

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UNSCOL

Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon

Authorization date: 02/07

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News


UN envoy seeking withdrawal of foreign troops from Lebanon holds talks in Beirut (08.02.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) Secretary-General Kofi Annan's newly appointed envoy seeking the withdrawal of foreign troops from Lebanon conferred with Lebanese leaders today on the estimated 14,000 troops which Syria still has on its smaller neighbour's soil. Terje Roed-Larsen, who earlier in the week met...

Mandate of UN force extended until July (28.01.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) Calling for an end to 'serious breaches' of the ceasefire between Israel and Lebanon, the Security Council today extended the mandate of the peacekeeping United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for another six months and urged Lebanon to deploy an adequate number of...

With tensions high between Israel and Lebanon, Annan recommends renewal of UN force mandate (20.01.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) Recommending a six-month extension of the United Nations peace-monitoring force's mandate in the so-called Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says two incidents in January decisively shattered a period of relative calm over the past six months.

Uno-Soldat von israelischen Granaten getötet (09.01.2005)

(Quelle: Spiegel Online) Die Palästinenser wählen - doch die Spirale der Gewalt dreht sich weiter: Die radikalislamische Hisbollah hat bei einem Angriff auf eine israelische Patrouille einen Soldaten getötet. Das israelische Militär schlug zurück, doch bei dem...

Outgoing UN Envoy Makes Final Visit to Peacekeepers in Lebanon (10.12.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) The top United Nations envoy in the Middle East has paid a farewell visit to the UN's peacekeeping mission in Lebanon as he gets ready to leave after more than five years in his post. Terje Roed-Larsen, who has been the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process...

UN envoy voices concern over rocket attacks from southern Lebanon (16.11.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations envoy to Southern Lebanon today expressed his serious concern over repeated violations of the line marking Israel's withdrawal from the area after two rockets were fired from the Lebanese side on Monday.

Syria 'refusing to leave Lebanon' (01.10.2004)

(Quelle: BBC) Syria has not withdrawn troops from neighbouring Lebanon, as demanded by a Security Council resolution, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says. In a written report, Mr Annan told the Council that Syria has so far refused to say when and how troops would leave.