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


Lebanon preparing for military operation near Syria border (18.07.2017)

Lebanon is preparing a military operation to secure a lawless section of the border with Syria, Prime Minister Saad Hariri told parliament on Tuesday. The leader of Lebanon's powerful militant group Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, hinted in a speech last week that a joint operation was in the works...

Bundeswehr weiter im Libanon (29.06.2017)

Deutsche Soldaten unterstützen die libanesischen Streitkräfte weiter beim Küstenschutz. Der Bundestag hat beschlossen, das Mandat für die UN-Mission UNIFIL bis 30. Juni 2018 zu verlängern. Die Sicherheitslage im Libanon ist nach wie vor instabil. Der Konflikt in Syrien verschärft die Lage...

Israel would go 'all-out' if war breaks out again with Lebanon: air force chief (21.06.2017)

Israel would use all its strength from the start in any new war with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, the chief of the Israeli air force said on Wednesday, sending a firm warning a decade after their last conflict.

Lebanon Cabinet approves electoral law, expects May election (14.06.2017)

Lebanon is likely to hold long-delayed elections in May 2018, ministers said on Wednesday, after the Cabinet approved a new law for a legislative vote that has spared the country a major political crisis.

Hezbollah says dismantled military posts along Syria-Lebanon border: speech (11.05.2017)

[…] Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also said in a live televised speech that any confrontation with arch-foe Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, but appeared to play down fears of an imminent conflict.

Lebanon's army targets ISIL fighters near Syrian border (04.05.2017)

Lebanon's military has intensified its crackdown on ISIL fighters in a remote area close to the Syria border. It says about 1,500 fighters are still operating near the flashpoint town of Arsal, which was overrun by the armed group in 2014.

Strategic review of UNIFIL (09.03.2017)

Letter from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council.