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Côte d'Ivoire forces “fully ready to take over” from UN peacekeepers

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UN supports army takeover of operations in south Lebanon

Nearly US$1 million worth of generators, fuel tanks, computers and other electronic devices will be presented to the Lebanese Armed Forces this month by the UN mission in the country, UNIFIL.

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UN and Africa: focus on peacekeepers, HIV/AIDS and volunteerism

Killing of two peacekeepers in CAR condemned by UN

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Killing of two peacekeepers in CAR condemned by UN

The killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday has been condemned by the UN mission there.

The blue helmets, who were part of a battalion from Morocco, were escorting fuel trucks, when they were ambushed by unknown assailants.

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UN “part and parcel” of Middle East history

The UN is “part and parcel” of the modern history of the Middle East, but has also been “shaped” heavily itself by the region.

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