On their UN base situated on the outskirts of the port city of Tyre, UNIFIL peacekeepers from the Republic of Korea (ROK) warm up with soldiers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) before they begin the physically demanding training session.
As storms Norma and Miriam lashed Lebanon last week, piles of snow carpeted mountains. Within UNIFIL’s area of operation in south-eastern Lebanon, mountainous areas suddenly turned white. Despite icy conditions, UNIFIL peacekeepers continued their daily activities.
I have just had a very good and constructive meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil.
As discussed in our meeting today, much of my efforts in recent weeks has been to address with the parties concerns related to the latest developments along the Blue Line.
UNIFIL’s Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired the first regular Tripartite meeting of 2019 with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqour
In an end of year visit, Lebanon’s Caretaker Minister of Defence, Yaacoub Sarraf, led a delegation today to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura and the Mission’s area of operation in south Lebanon to extend a word of thanks to the efforts of the UN Peacekeeping Mission and to be briefed on the sit
On 26 and 27 December, in the course of the ongoing investigation into the presence of tunnels along the Blue Line, UNIFIL together with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) surveyed the premises of an old concrete factory in the southern part of Kfar Kela, after UNIFIL had observed liquified cement f
Peacekeepers from one of UNIFIL’s oldest troop contributors, the Republic of Fiji, concluded their mission with UNIFIL today. The last batch of UNIFIL’s 134 Fijian peacekeepers serving in south Lebanon departed from their main base near At Tiri today.
UNIFIL has been actively following up on developments relating to the discovery of tunnels along the Blue Line by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
IDF has informed UNIFIL that they have so far discovered four tunnels along the Blue Line.