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 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(Quelle: BBC) Syria has not withdrawn troops from neighbouring Lebanon, as demanded by a Security Council resolution, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says.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.

Syria shifts troops from Beirut (21.09.2004)

(Quelle: BBC) Syrian forces in Lebanon have begun moving back towards the Syrian border, as part of a major redeployment. Troops dismantled bases south-east of Beirut, before regrouping and heading towards the eastern Bekaa Valley. The move comes three weeks after the UN Security Council adopted a...

Security Council extends UNIFIL mandate (30.07.2004)

(Quelle: UN Wire) The U.N. Security Council yesterday extended the mandate of the U.N. force responsible for overseeing the border between Israel and Lebanon, UNIFIL, through Jan. 31, 2005, citing mounting tensions in the area.

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...