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Israel has yet to fully comply with UN resolution, Lebanese leader tells UN debate

The President of Lebanon today called on the international community to put pressure on Israel to carry out the provisions of the United Nations resolution that ended that country’s war with Hizbollah five years ago.

Mandate of UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon extended for another year

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon until 31 August 2012.

Lebanon: UN force seeks to reduce tension over line of separation with Israel

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon today discussed “critical issues” with Lebanese and Israeli commanders to prevent a recurrence of the exchange of gunfire earlier this month between the two armies across the line separating the countries.

Minor incidents between Israel and Lebanon could spark war, UN envoy warns

Incidents such as the exchange of gunfire that took place across the Israeli-Lebanese border earlier this week must be avoided, the United Nations envoy for Lebanon has stressed, warning that they can easily flare up into something more dangerous.

UN investigating exchange of fire along Israeli-Lebanese border

The United Nations said it has opened an investigation into the exchange of fire that occurred early Monday morning between Lebanese and Israeli forces along their common border.

UN strongly condemns attack against blue helmets in Lebanon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council strongly condemned today’s attack against a convoy of vehicles carrying members of the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in which five soldiers were wounded.

UN general confers with Israelis, Lebanese to avoid repeat of deadly border clashes

The commander of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Lebanon today met with Israeli and Lebanese military officers in a continuing effort to avoid a repeat of last month’s deadly border clashes.

Attack on peacekeepers will not deter UN's work in Lebanon, says commander

The attack that injured six United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon last week will not deter the world body from its work in the country, the commander of the force pledged today.

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in southern Lebanon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council condemned today’s attack on United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon, which occurred on the day the Organization has set aside for honouring the men and women who work to advance peace in war-torn countries.

UN and EU jointly call for release of Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon

The United Nations and the European Union have jointly appealed for the release of seven Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley two months ago today, saying no purpose can be served by their continuing detention.