UN News stories

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Ban calls on Israel and Lebanon to maintain cessation of hostilities following attacks

05 January 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday’s attack against two Israel Defense Forces vehicles in the general area of the Sheba’a Farms south of the Blue Line, which was claimed by Hizbollah.

Lebanon: Senior UN officials urge restraint by all parties after attack, exchange of fire with Israel

04 January 2016 – The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon and the commander of the UN peacekeeping force there have urged both sides to exercise utmost restraint to prevent any escalation after that two Israeli army vehicles were attacked south of the Blue Line and Israeli forces returned artillery fire.