Israel Welcomes UNIFIL Mandate as Step Against Hezbollah

Israel on Friday said it welcomed the changes to the mandate of a UN peacekeeping force operating in Lebanon, saying the modifications will help stymie Hezbollah’s power and influence in the country’s southern region.


Israel to UNIFIL: Senior Lebanese Army Officer Aiding Hezbollah

Israel has informed the UN peacekeeping mission in south Lebanon that a senior officer in the Lebanese army, who presides over a command position near the country’s border with Israel, is using his position to advance interests of the Hezbollah terror group in the area.

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on North Korea at the UN headquarters in New York on July 5, 2017. The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. / …

Nikki Haley Secures Win at UN with Resolution Strengthening Peacekeepers in Lebanon

UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley secured another significant win at the Security Council Wednesday when a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN’s peacekeeping mission included tougher language on tackling Hezbollah — a resolution that was also celebrated by Israel.


Israel Warns Iran Against Arming Hezbollah In Lebanon

TEL AVIV – Israel has sent messages to Iran via diplomatic channels in Europe warning the regime that it “will not tolerate” expanding Hezbollah’s arsenal with weapons factories in southern Lebanon.

An Israeli soldier looks through his binoculars as he monitors the southern Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from the Israeli town of Metula, as seen from the Lebanese side of the border, on May 11, 2012. The Israeli military is building a wall that will run several kilometres (miles) along …

UN: Violations of Israel-Lebanon Cease-Fire Could Spark War

The UN Security Council warned Tuesday that violations of the cessation of hostilities agreement between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict “that none of the parties or the region can afford.”

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UNIFIL Increases Patrols, Calls For Restraint Following IDF-Hezbollah Spat

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping force on the Israel-Lebanon border UNIFIL called for “restraint against provocation” to prevent the situation on Israel’s northern border from deteriorating on Monday evening, following a Hezbollah attack against Israeli army vehicles and