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  • United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon

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  • EU Referendum: Who says UNIFIL is doing nothing skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Who says UNIFIL is doing nothing

  • UNIFIL is commanded by Major General Alain Pellegrini, who is French.

    They are getting there slowly

  • A new version of UNIFIL is needed and, while there is some talk of various countries offering troops, little of it is official.

    More on that international contingent

  • With the cease-fire more or less holding but grumblings being expressed by various Lebanese politicians who think, on no clear evidence, that if the strengthened UNIFIL is not deployed soon, there might be clashes between the Lebanese and the Israeli forces, the “international community” is losing face.

    Can't let the Italians lead

  • The U.N. soldiers who have been stationed in South Lebanon as monitors under the name UNIFIL for more than 20 years are "worse than useless," says a top European diplomat, speaking frankly but privately.

    Torn to Shreds

  • This was the third bombing this year targeting the international force known as UNIFIL, which is deployed to keep the peace along Lebanon's southern border with Israel.

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  • Alain Le Roy, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping, said Israel had notified the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon, known as UNIFIL, at 6: 30 a.m. local time of its intention to prune a cypress tree near the border.

    U.N. Says It Tried to Prevent Israel-Lebanon Clash

  • A number of journalists had gathered at the site after getting word UNIFIL was trying to resolve the situation.

    Lebanon, Israel Clash Near Border; At Least 3 Dead

  • After the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, the U.N. deployed a 12,000-member peacekeeping force, known as UNIFIL, in the area.

    Violence at Israel-Lebanon Border

  • It's called UNIFIL, and all it can do now is count Hezbollah rocket launches near their positions and duck from incoming Israeli assaults.

    CNN Transcript Jul 18, 2006

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