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UN / SPANISH PEACEKEEPERS

The members of the Security Council condemned "in the strongest terms" the killing of a Spanish peacekeeper in Lebanon on 28 January 2015 and "are looking forward to the immediate completion of UNIFIL's full and comprehensive investigation."  UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / PLUMBLY

British diplomat Derek Plumbly recently completed a three-year stint as the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon. In an interview at UN Headquarters, he noted that while there are still outstanding issues and underlying tensions, all parties want to maintain calm across the so-called 'Blue Line' that separates Israel and Lebanon. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / REFUGEES SNOW

On day two of the winter storm hitting Lebanon, many Syrian refugees made use of the relatively calmer conditions to repair their tents as more snow was forecast. The storm, known as "Zeina," generated even more misery for hundreds of thousands of refugees living in the worst-hit areas. Even colder temperatures are in the forecast. [...]

9 Jan 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / WEATHER AND REFUGEES

A ferocious snowstorm hit Lebanon this week putting the lives of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees at risk. UNHCR

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / LEBANON PLUMBLY

 UN envoy forLebanon Derek Plumbly stressed the urgent need for the country's leaders to agree on the election of a new president as soon as possible in light of the situation on the ground, which is marked by renewed terrorist threats and the growing refugee population resulting from the conflict in neighbouringSyria. In an interview [...]

9 Jul 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / WORLD CUP

As the football World Cup is about to kick off in Sao Paolo Brazil, on the other side of the world, off the coast of Lebanon, Brazilian sailors members of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) serving under the flag of the United Nations (UN) Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) get a rare chance to kick back [...]

13 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / LEBANON

The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly stressed that the Security Council is united in its support to Lebanon. He highlighted the need to share the burden of the Lebanese host communities affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. UNTV

25 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN LEBANON SYRIA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told members of the Security that violations of Lebanon's border with Syria continue, including a worrying escalation of rocket firing and airstrikes into Lebanon's Bekaa region. UNTV

20 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

This morning, the United Nations Security Council adopted a presidential statement on Lebanonwhere it underscored its growing concern at the marked increase of cross-border fire from Syriainto Lebanon. UNTV

10 Jul 2013 | Read More »

LEBANON / LADSOUS

As part of his five-day tour of the region, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on Sunday toured the Line of Withdrawal (Blue Line) in UNIFIL area of operations in southern Lebanon.  UNIFIL

13 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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