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90 south Lebanon UN peacekeepers test positive for COVID-19

90 south Lebanon UN peacekeepers test positive for COVID-19

Spokesman for UNIFIL says positive coronavirus tests will not affect the force's operations.Ben Ariel, 14/09/2020 06:21
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

'Israel will closely monitor implementation of renewed UNIFIL mandate,' Foreign Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2020 20:37
UN Security Council extends mandate of Lebanon peacekeeping force

UN Security Council extends mandate of Lebanon peacekeeping force

French-drafted resolution reduces the troop ceiling for the UNIFIL from 15,000 to 13,000.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/08/2020 01:15
Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL's mandate

Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL's mandate

Erdan: There is no justification for having an ineffective force operate in territory which Hezbollah is using to arm itself.Nitsan Keidar, 27/08/2020 06:06
Israel demands reform of UNIFIL force on Lebanon border

Israel demands reform of UNIFIL force on Lebanon border

As UNIFIL's mandate is set to expire, Israel demands reform, accusing Hezbollah of limiting force's activities in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 21/08/2020 07:41
Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

'Resolution 1701 was designed to prevent Hezbollah and its Iranian masters from turning southern Lebanon into a hotbed of terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 18:08
UNIFIL to investigate attempted attack from Lebanon

UNIFIL to investigate attempted attack from Lebanon

UNIFIL says it is conducting an investigation to determine 'facts and circumstances.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 18:56
12 diplomats and foreign ambassadors tour northern border

12 diplomats and foreign ambassadors tour northern border

IDF and Foreign Ministry host 12 diplomats and ambassadors on a tour of Israel’s northern border ahead of renewal of UNIFIL mandate.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/07/2020 20:57
'A message to the Lebanese government - restrain Hezbollah'

'A message to the Lebanese government - restrain Hezbollah'

UN extends mandate of UNIFIL peacekeeping force in Lebanon for another year.Elad Benari, 29/08/2019 23:41
UN says 3rd Hezbollah tunnel crossed into Israel

UN says 3rd Hezbollah tunnel crossed into Israel

UNIFIL says 3 of 6 tunnels dug by Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah known to have crossed into Israel in violation of UN Resolution 1701.AFP, 25/04/2019 15:17
UNIFIL: Hezbollah tunnels penetrated Israel

UNIFIL: Hezbollah tunnels penetrated Israel

UN force in Lebanon confirms Israeli accusations against Hezbollah over attack tunnels dug into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2018 21:31
IDF chief urges UN to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels

IDF chief urges UN to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot meets with head of UN force in southern Lebanon following discovery of Hezbollah terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2018 19:29
UN peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel near Lebanon border

UN peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel near Lebanon border

UNIFIL confirms the presence of a tunnel in northern Israel near the Lebanese border.Ben Ariel, 07/12/2018 04:10
UNIFIL head visits Hezbollah terror tunnel

UNIFIL head visits Hezbollah terror tunnel

IDF Northern Command demands UNIFIL act to dismantle Hezbollah tunnels on Lebanese side of the border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 17:17
IDF protests tunnel in meeting with UNIFIL, Lebanese forces

IDF protests tunnel in meeting with UNIFIL, Lebanese forces

IDF slams 'severe violation of Israeli sovereignty' in trilateral meeting, after discovery of tunnel crossing into Israel from Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2018 20:18
UN extends mandate of south Lebanon peacekeepers

UN extends mandate of south Lebanon peacekeepers

Security Council extends UNIFIL mandate until August 31, 2019, warns against violations of Israel-Lebanon ceasefire.Ben Ariel, 31/08/2018 05:12
Foreign Ministry calls for 'determined action' by UNIFIL

Foreign Ministry calls for 'determined action' by UNIFIL

Foreign Ministry welcomes resolution renewing UNIFIL's mandate on the Lebanese border.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/09/2017 21:03
Victory for Israel in the Security Council

Victory for Israel in the Security Council

UN Security Council approves resolution requiring UNIFIL to take action against Hezbollah.Nitsan Keidar, 30/08/2017 23:19
Watch: How does Hezbollah violate UN Resolution 1701?

Watch: How does Hezbollah violate UN Resolution 1701?

New video explains how the Lebanese terror group is violating UN resolution 1701.Tzvi Lev, 28/08/2017 12:45
UN Ambassador: UNIFIL must end Hezbollah's security violations

UN Ambassador: UNIFIL must end Hezbollah's security violations

Israeli UN Ambassador Danon calls on UN to deal with security threats created by Hezbollah in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2017 20:25
Haley: UNIFIL shows 'lack of understanding'

Haley: UNIFIL shows 'lack of understanding'

U.S. Ambassador calls for inspections of Iranian military bases, says UN forces in Lebanon turn blind eye to Iran’s arming of Hezbollah.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/08/2017 22:00
Haley: UN should investigate Hezbollah violations in Lebanon

Haley: UN should investigate Hezbollah violations in Lebanon

U.S ambassador to the UN urges peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2017 02:08
Danon: Time for UNIFL to fulfill its mandate

Danon: Time for UNIFL to fulfill its mandate

UN Ambassador responds to UN's rejecting proof that Hezbollah terrorists operate along the border under the cover of an environmental NGO.Elad Benari, 25/06/2017 05:34
UN rejects Israeli claims of Hezbollah posing as NGO

UN rejects Israeli claims of Hezbollah posing as NGO

UN disputes Israeli proof that Hezbollah terrorists operate along the border under the cover of an environmental NGO.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 23/06/2017 21:39
An unusual confrontation in front of Ambassador Nikki Haley

An unusual confrontation in front of Ambassador Nikki Haley

UNIFIL commander tells US UN Ambassador that situation with Hezbollah is calm, Israeli general responds that UNIFIL does not do its job.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2017 22:59
Danon: Expel Hezbollah from southern Lebanon

Danon: Expel Hezbollah from southern Lebanon

As Security Council renews UNIFIL's mandate, Israeli Ambassador calls to expel Hezbollah from the area.Elad Benari, 31/08/2016 04:13
Report: Israel's northern border violated daily

Report: Israel's northern border violated daily

New report shows 2,374 violations of Israel-Lebanon Security Council resolution in 2015. Danon: UN giving Hezbollah free pass.David Rosenberg, 28/02/2016 09:56
UN urges 'restraint' following border incident

UN urges 'restraint' following border incident

UNIFIL urges both Israel and Lebanon to exercise restraint after Hezbollah detonates explosive near IDF soldiers in the north.Ben Ariel, 05/01/2016 00:13
UN chief condemns rocket fire on northern Israel

UN chief condemns rocket fire on northern Israel

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon notes that rocket fire on northern Israel was a violation of resolution that ended Second Lebanon War.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2015 00:14
UN hands over 'Israeli spy' to Lebanon

UN hands over 'Israeli spy' to Lebanon

Lebanon demands local staffer who worked with UNIFIL for 20 years on claims of 'espionage,' UN HQ gives the green light to abandon him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015 17:15
Israel Confirms IDF Fire Killed Spanish Soldier

Israel Confirms IDF Fire Killed Spanish Soldier

UNIFIL peacekeeper killed in gunbattle with Hezbollah died from Israeli fire, security source says; IDF working to avoid future incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2015 16:39
Spanish Peacekeepers Accuse IDF of Targeting Them

Spanish Peacekeepers Accuse IDF of Targeting Them

Confidential Spanish military report into death of soldier during IDF-Hezbollah clashes cites troops claiming their post was targeted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2015 18:07
Report: Hezbollah Antitank Attack Was Preventable

Report: Hezbollah Antitank Attack Was Preventable

Initial investigation reveals that Military Intelligence warned the Northern Command about retaliatory attack which killed 2 soldiers.Tova Dvorin, 22/02/2015 09:18
'Israeli Blood is Cheap' in UN Security Council

'Israeli Blood is Cheap' in UN Security Council

UN ignores deaths of IDF soldiers completely in condemnation of Hezbollah missile attack, sparking outrage from Israeli officials.Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2015 00:38
Livni  Misinformed, Ill-advised and a Danger to Israel

Livni Misinformed, Ill-advised and a Danger to Israel

As the Wall Street Journal noted: “Israel has nothing to show for its 1701 Resolution”, so why is Livni touting it as her great "achievement"? Eli E. Hertz, 02/02/2015 23:20
Spain and Israel to Investigate Death of Soldier

Spain and Israel to Investigate Death of Soldier

Spain and Israel agree to carry out a joint investigation into the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper who was killed in Lebanon.Ben Ariel, Canada, 30/01/2015 21:40
Israel to UN: We Will Not Stand By when Attacked

Israel to UN: We Will Not Stand By when Attacked

Security Council conducts a discussion of the attack on IDF troops in which a Spanish peacekeeper was killed as well.Moshe Cohen , 29/01/2015 09:10
Spain: Israel Responsible for Death of Peacekeeper

Spain: Israel Responsible for Death of Peacekeeper

Spain says Israeli fire killed a Spanish UN peacekeeper in south Lebanon, calls to investigate the violence.Ben Ariel, 29/01/2015 03:16
After Killing 2 Soldiers, Hezbollah Calls for Calm

After Killing 2 Soldiers, Hezbollah Calls for Calm

Hezbollah sent a message Wednesday night that it was not seeking to increase tensions with Israel.Moshe Cohen, 28/01/2015 22:15
Israel Slams 'Unprovoked Aggression' by Hezbollah

Israel Slams 'Unprovoked Aggression' by Hezbollah

Hezbollah attack along Lebanon border a 'blatant breach of Israel's sovereignty', says IDF; UN urges 'restraint'.Ari Soffer, 07/10/2014 20:37
Two Rockets Strike Upper Galilee

Two Rockets Strike Upper Galilee

IDF, UNIFIL sweeping southern Lebanon for rocket launchers after sirens sound, explosions heard near Kiryat Shmona.Tova Dvorin, 25/08/2014 23:22
Nasrallah Supports Hamas in 'Resistance'

Nasrallah Supports Hamas in 'Resistance'

Hezbollah leader backs 'Palestinian resistance' against Israel's self-defense operation, encourages 'intifada.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2014 17:30
IDF Warns Lebanon 'You Pay If Hezbollah Strikes'

IDF Warns Lebanon 'You Pay If Hezbollah Strikes'

IDF reportedly sends warning through UNIFIL, tells Lebanese government it will be targeted if Hezbollah carries out threat.Ari Yashar, 28/02/2014 11:49
Report: IDF Dismantles 'Spy Device'

Report: IDF Dismantles 'Spy Device'

Lebanese media outlet claims UNIFIL found the Israeli 'spy device' on the Israel-Lebanon border. The IDF remains mum.Tova Dvorin, 21/01/2014 09:13
UNIFIL to Israel, Lebanon: 'Maximum Restraint'

UNIFIL to Israel, Lebanon: 'Maximum Restraint'

UN monitoring force on the Israel-Lebanese border responds to rocket attack, urges cease fire during investigation of incident.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2013 12:02
UNIFIL Says Border Slaying an 'Isolated Incident'

UNIFIL Says Border Slaying an 'Isolated Incident'

Following meeting with Israeli, Lebanese army commanders, Major General Paolo Serra says blames shooting on lone gunman.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 16/12/2013 18:16
Lebanon: Israel Launched a 'Cyberwar' Against Us

Lebanon: Israel Launched a 'Cyberwar' Against Us

Lebanese parliamentary committee claims Israeli spying devices have infiltrated UNIFIL and army networks.Elad Benari, 29/11/2013 04:44
Turkey Pulls Troops from Lebanon After Kidnapping

Turkey Pulls Troops from Lebanon After Kidnapping

UN, Turkish sources deny the withdrawal is related to the kidnap of two Turkish pilots on Friday.Ari Soffer, 10/08/2013 20:56
Nepalese UNIFIL Unit Redeploys to Golan

Nepalese UNIFIL Unit Redeploys to Golan

UN officials say Nepal is withdrawing some of its troops from its contingent to Lebanon, and instead sending them to the Golan Heights.Chana Ya'ar, 18/07/2013 10:28
UNIFIL: Hizbullah Replacing Lebanese Troops

UNIFIL: Hizbullah Replacing Lebanese Troops

The number of Lebanese troops along the border with Israel has decreased and Hizbullah is taking over, warns UNIFIL.Elad Benari, 02/05/2013 05:13
Israeli Citizen Enters Lebanon, Detained by Army

Israeli Citizen Enters Lebanon, Detained by Army

An Israeli citizen entered Lebanon and was arrested by the Lebanese army. He will be returned after being interrogated.Elad Benari, 02/05/2013 04:13
Report: Israeli Subs Spotted Off Lebanese Coast

Report: Israeli Subs Spotted Off Lebanese Coast

Israeli submarines have allegedly been spotted cruising off the coast of Lebanon between Sidon and Nakura.Chana Ya'ar, 18/02/2013 19:56
IDF Conducts 'Lebanon Attack' Drill

IDF Conducts 'Lebanon Attack' Drill

IDF forces deployed at the construction site of the wall Israel is building on the Blue Line to test its response to a possible attack thereGabe Kahn, 01/05/2012 17:08
Lebanese Navy Aiding IDF

Lebanese Navy Aiding IDF

According to IDF naval officials, their counterparts in Beirut are aiding in turning ships away from Israel's waters.Gabe Kahn, 11/04/2012 18:46
France Downsizing UNIFIL Contingent

France Downsizing UNIFIL Contingent

France is pulling 400 troops from its 1400 strong UNIFIL contingent as the force faces restructuring to become 'lighter and more effective'Gabe Kahn., 13/03/2012 22:42
EU Appoints New Mideast Envoy

EU Appoints New Mideast Envoy

The European Union has appointed a new Middle East envoy; Andreas Reinicke, Germany’s ambassador to Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 23/01/2012 23:20
Hizbullah Rejects UN Demand to Disarm

Hizbullah Rejects UN Demand to Disarm

Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah rejected a call by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his terrorist organization to disarm.Chana Ya'ar, 14/01/2012 19:18