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After tense negotiations, UN agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon - The Jerusalem Post

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to renew the mandate for a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon on Wednesday, following tense negotiations amid US and Israeli criticism that UN troops should do more to stop ...and more »

Head of Military Intelligence: Hezbollah is tightening grip on Lebanon - The Jerusalem Post

Herzi Halevi told UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that the organization should do more to prevent the next war. By Anna Ahronheim. August 29, 2017 11:19. 3 minute read. > Guterres: Calling to destroy Israel is antisemitism · >. Lessons for Guterres.and more »

UN Peacekeepers in Lebanon to Up Border Patrols Against Hezbollah, as Mandate Extended - Haaretz

The longtime UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon was extended Wednesday with new directions to conduct more patrols with Lebanese forces and report when peacekeepers run into roadblocks in Hezbollah strongholds in the country's south. The UN ...and more »

Irish chief of Unifil backed after attack by US ambassador to UN - Irish Times

The United Nations' peacekeeping mandate in southern Lebanon, in which Ireland is heavily involved, has been renewed and strengthened but only after further personalised attacks by the Trump administration on the Irish head of Unifil, Major-General ...and more »

Don't ask the UN to fight America's war against Hizbullah - The Interpreter

Last week the US took aim at the the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) over the issue of Hizbullah's weapons storage in the south of the country, in the UNIFIL area of operations. The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley criticised the ...and more »

Message from the UNIFIL Mission: United Nations Security Council unanimously renews UNIFIL mandate until August ... - UNIFIL

The United Nations Security Council yesterday voted unanimously to renew UNIFIL's mandate under Security Council resolution 1701, expressing a strong commitment to the existing mandate. UNIFIL will continue to work to fulfill the mandate to its fullest ...and more »

Security Council renews mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon - UN News Centre

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for one year. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member body requested the Secretary-General to look at ways to enhance the efforts of the ...and more »

UN Peacekeepers in Lebanon Get Stronger Inspection Powers for Hezbollah Arms - New York Times

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday voted to renew the peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year after addressing American and Israeli complaints that the force was ignoring a Hezbollah arms buildup near Israel's border. The vote ...and more »

Israel envoy hails 'victory' as UN expands Lebanon peacekeeping role - The Times of Israel

UNIFIL given widened powers after US and Israeli called for it to do more to tackle Hezbollah arms buildup. By TOI staff and Agencies 31 August 2017, 1:14 am 3 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 436 shares. A UNIFIL patrol near the Israeli ...and more »

UN said set to bolster peacekeeping force in south Lebanon - The Times of Israel

UNIFIL expected to be given widened mandate amid US and Israeli calls for it to do more to address Hezbollah arms buildup. By TOI staff 30 August 2017, 8:14 pm 1 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 16 shares. A Spanish UNIFIL peacekeeper drives ...and more »