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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

UN extends UNIFIL mandate while US, Israel prompt changes - Ynetnews

Mandate of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon extended for another year by the United Nations Security Council; extension comes on heels of pressures exerted by Israel and US to endow it with greater operational powers to hinder Hezbollah ...and more »

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

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UN chief hails 'beautiful' Israel - Australian Jewish News

THE United Nations Secretary-General has decried people who call for Israel's destruction saying that they are engaged in “a form of modern anti-Semitism”. Antonio Guterres was making his first trip to Israel since becoming leader of the UN in January.and more »