Press releases archive (2006 -2015)

  • 16 Dec 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Samir Moqbel in Beirut. Discussions focused on the situation in UNIFIL’s area of operations and issues related to the implementation of...
  • 16 Dec 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today paid a courtesy call to the Vice President of the Islamic Shiite Highest Council Sheik Abed Al Amiir Kaabalaan in his office in Beirut. Major-General Portolano thanked Sheik Abed Al Amiir Kaabalaan...
  • 26 Nov 2014 - The General Director of Lebanon's General Security, Major-General Abbas Ibrahim, today paid a visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) at Naqoura in southern Lebanon. UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano...
  • 14 Nov 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today called on Lebanese Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut....
  • 12 Nov 2014 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Luciano Portolano, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior...
  • Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil and UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano inspecting the guard of honor.

    31 Oct 2014 - The Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Gebran Bassil, today paid a visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) at Naqoura in southern...
  • 27 Oct 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Samir Moqbel in Beirut. Discussions focused...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano saluting the Guard of Honor at UN Day ceremony.

    24 Oct 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today held a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura, to mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. During this international observance of the UN Day, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-...
  • 23 Oct 2014 - Press Statement on UNIFIL participation in search and rescue operation for crashed private plane. The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force is participating in a search and rescue operation at sea after a private Cessna aircraft with two people on...
  • 07 Oct 2014 - UNIFIL media line on today’s explosion in Shab'a farms area. This afternoon at approximately 14:30 hrs, the Israel Defence Forces confirmed that two IDF soldiers were wounded at an Israeli position in the Shaba'a area as a result of an improvised explosive device. The explosion...

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