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.

New Lebanese government should be formed as soon as possible – UN envoy

The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon today reiterated the need for the formation without delay of a functioning government, noting the many issues that remain to be addressed by the authorities.