(Press release - Deputy Secretary-General visits UNIFIL, 24 November 2011)
Naqoura, Lebanon – An exercise in large-scale disaster response was conducted on 26-27 February jointly by the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), in cooperation with a number of government and non-government organizations in the
Beirut, Lebanon - Rear Admiral Luiz Henrique Caroli of Brazil assumed command of the Maritime Task Force (MTF), the naval component of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), today in a ceremony aboard a ship at Beirut Harbour.
Naqoura, 12 January 2011 -- The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today remembered fallen comrades who died in the devastating earthquake in Haiti last year, honouring them in a ceremony at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura.
On Friday, 7 January 2011, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) carried out a combined live firing exercise.
The exercise was conducted by the Field Artillery Battle Group of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) of UNIFIL with the LAF.
14 December 2010 - UNIFIL took another step today towards implementation of the Joint DPKO-UNIFIL Technical Review recommendations with the withdrawal of Main Battle Tanks (Leclerc) from its Quick Reaction Force, to be replaced by lighter armoured presence including