UNIFIL firefighters today joined Lebanese Civil Defense and the Lebanese Armed Forces in putting out raging fire in the Mazraat El Dahr village, 15 kilometres northeast of Saida.
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
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura.
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.
In the wake of the serious incident along the Blue Line on 1 September that occurred amidst mounting tension following developments outside the UNIFIL area of operations, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Stefano Del Col today called on Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Beirut.
At about 5:00 p.m. today UNIFIL was informed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that an anti-tank missile had been fired from the vicinity of Marun Ar Ras in southern Lebanon at an IDF vehicle in the Avivim area, south of the Blue Line.