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

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Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon

Authorization date: 02/07

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Lebanon newspaper protests against political crisis (08.08.2019)

A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.

Lebanon agrees to talks with Israel over maritime dispute (31.05.2019)

US and UN interim force in Lebanon to mediate discussions between Middle East rivals.

Lebanon calls for Syrian guarantees to speed return of refugees (11.02.2019)

Lebanon’s foreign minister urged Syria on Monday to offer guarantees on property rights and military service to encourage Syrian refugees to return home.

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon (01.02.2019)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of negotiation, following general elections last May.

Lebanon announces government after 8-month delay (31.01.2019)

Lebanon announced a government line-up Thursday, ending an eight-month wait that had heightened fears of a major economic collapse. The new cabinet, unveiled during a press conference at the presidential palace, includes 30 ministers from Lebanon's rival political clans.


Hariri warns Lebanon must form government after months of deadlock (01.01.2019)

The country's parliamentary elections in May were the first for nine years but lawmakers have since failed to form a government. In mid-November, Hariri accused his main political rival — the Shiite movement Hezbollah — of obstructing the formation of a new cabinet.