The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, today paid a visit to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon, and toured the Mission’s area of operations in order to see first-hand the work of UNIFIL in maintaining the cessati
The UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (MTF), deployed since October 2006, has stepped up its tactical training activities with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Navy, with some 750 joint activities having been already conducted this year.
“It is a course that helps us acquire basic-self defence skills using daggers and pistols , unarmed self-defence methods against an unarmed opponent, as well as developing our techniques in individual attack and how to use edged weapons,” said Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Captain Houssam Mhanna, w
Three Lebanese Civil Defence officers along with two Spanish UNIFIL peacekeepers took immediate action to rescue a man stuck inside a car after an accident. The body of the vehicle was badly damaged and the team realized that opening the door to rescue the man would have been impossible.