The United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2695 (2023) today, extending UNIFIL’s peacekeeping mandate for another year.
Today, Friday, July 28, in the early afternoon, a tragic car accident took place in the vicinity of Al Duhayra in southern Lebanon involving a UNIFIL peacekeeping vehicle and a civilian car, resulting in a collision between the two vehicles.
Shortly after 8:00 a.m., UNIFIL peacekeepers detected explosions near Al-Majidiya. We could not confirm the origin or cause of the explosions at the time, but sent peacekeepers to investigate as the sounds were consistent with a possible rocket launch.
The daily work and efforts of peacekeepers to maintain calm and stability in south Lebanon over the past 45 years was the subject of a unique photography exhibition at Beit Beirut, the historical building and museum in the heart of the Lebanese capita
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) today concluded their joint live fire exercise employing armoured assets, machine gun and small arms in an area one kilometer south of the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Aroldo Lázaro chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at a UN position in Ras al-Naqoura today.