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


Extension for UN Lebanon mission urged as tension mounts at withdrawal line (21.07.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) Amid mounting tensions at the withdrawal line between Israel and Lebanon, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended extending the UN force in the area for an additional six months. Over the last two days, the situation has taken a turn for the worse marked by...

UN officials work to restore calm after clashes across withdrawal line (20.07.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) According to preliminary reports from the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), a Hezbollah sniper fired across the western part of the Blue Line, which marks the withdrawal line of Israeli forces, at an Israeli army position. Two Israeli soldiers were mortally wounded. Israeli...

UN envoy calls for end to violations of withdrawal line between Israel, Lebanon (08.06.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations envoy for southern Lebanon said today he was concerned by a series of Lebanese rocket attacks yesterday morning and then the retaliatory overflights and aircraft fire by Israeli forces. Staffan de Mistura, the Personal Representative of Secretary-General Kofi...

Blauhelmsoldat erschossen (24.02.2004)

(Quelle: taz) Ein Blauhelmsoldat der UN-Mission in Südlibanon (Unifil) ist nahe der Grenze zu Israel erschossen worden. Zu der Tat bekannte sich nach Unifil-Angaben die Gruppe 'Jugend des Widerstands'. Sie solle eine Warnung für die Friedensschützer in Grenzgebiet sein, ihr Mandat...

UN Mission Contains Regional Tension, Outgoing Force Commander Says (19.02.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is serving to contain violence in the volatile region, the outgoing head of the operation said today. Major-General Lalit Mohan Tewari of India, who just completed a two-and-a-half year assignment, said the period was one marked...

French General to Head UN Peacekeepers (26.01.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) Maj. Gen. Alain Pellegrini of France has been named as the new Force Commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon. General Pellegrini, 57, will take over from Maj. Gen. Lalit Mohan Tewari of India as head of the 2,000-strong UN Interim Force in Lebanon...

Southern Lebanon More Fragile After Six Months Of Tension: Annan (21.01.2004)

(Quelle: UN News) The fragile stability of southern Lebanon is under threat after an upsurge in violent incidents in the past six months, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a document on the UN force monitoring the situation. ... Given the tense situation, Mr. Annan recommends...