Press releases archive (2006 -2015)

  • 01 Sep 2010 - The UN Security Council, acting on the request of the Government of Lebanon, on 30 August 2010 unanimously decided to extend the present mandate of UNIFIL for a period of one year until 31 August 2011.   The mandate of UNIFIL and its tasks are determined by resolution 1701....
  • 25 Aug 2010 - UNIFIL completed the investigation into the exchange of fire incident between the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Israeli Defence Forces in El Adeisse area on 03 August 2010. Both LAF and IDF cooperated fully with UNIFIL team during the investigation.The report confirms the...
  • 03 Aug 2010 - Regarding the exchange of fire between the Lebanese Armed Forces and Israeli Defense Forces in the area of El Adeisse along the Blue Line on Tuesday 03 August 2010, UNIFIL Public Information Office has released the following comments to the media on Tuesday: "There has been an...
  • 19 Feb 2010 - Naqoura, Lebanon - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today marked the International Day of Peace in a ceremony held at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura. Force Commander Major-General Claudio Graziano reviewed an honour guard from peacekeepers representing...
  • 19 Feb 2010 - Naqoura, south Lebanon - A project to establish a green zone for recreational and economic benefits in the village of Sh'huur in south Lebanon was inaugurated today by H.E. the Ambassador of Australia, Ms Jean Dunn, in a ceremony attended by officials of the United Nations...
  • 19 Feb 2010 - Naqoura, Lebanon – The Lebanese Minister of Defence, Mr. Elias Murr, and Lebanese Armed Forces Commander, General Jean Kahwaji, today paid a visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) located in Naqoura, south Lebanon. UNIFIL Force...
  • 28 Jan 2010 -   Media representatives are invited to a Transfer of Authority ceremony at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura on Thursday 28 January 2010. Major-General Alberto Asarta Cuevas (Spain) will assume command of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) from Lieutenant-General...
  • 18 Dec 2009 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force is participating in a major search and rescue operation at sea after a Panamanian-flagged livestock carrier 'Danny F II' sank off the coast of Lebanon. The operation that commenced last evening continued...
  • 28 Aug 2009 - Technical review to maintain operational effectiveness of the Mission The United Nations Security Council, acting on the request of the Government of Lebanon, yesterday unanimously decided to extend without amendment the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (...
  • 11 Aug 2009 - An exercise in large-scale disaster response was conducted on 10-11 August 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 village of Srifa in...

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