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Naqoura
Map showing the location of Naqoura within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Naqoura within Lebanon
Naqoura
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°07′12″N 35°08′03″E / 33.12000°N 35.13417°E / 33.12000; 35.13417Coordinates: 33°07′12″N 35°08′03″E / 33.12000°N 35.13417°E / 33.12000; 35.13417
Country  Lebanon
Governorate South Governorate
District Tyre District
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Time zone +2
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Naqoura (Arabic: الناقورة‎, Enn Nâqoura, Naqoura, An Nāqūrah) is a small city in southern Lebanon. Since March 23, 1978, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has been headquartered in Naqoura.



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727 news items

 
Alton Telegraph
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:45:00 -0700

The statement said the Israeli troops reached as far as 400 meters (yards) inside Lebanon in the Labbouneh area near the coastal town of Naqoura. But in Israel, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said a blast wounded four soldiers, some lightly, others ...

UNIFIL

UNIFIL
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:45:00 -0700

This is one of the scenarios during a three-day training conducted by UNIFIL's Fire Safety Unit in Naqoura in collaboration with the Lebanese Civil Defense centers in south Lebanon. UNIFIL Civil Affairs has facilitated the training which encompassed ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:31:55 -0700

NAQOURA, Lebanon: It is a short strip of land, only 100-150 meters long, running along the edge of a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The place – on the outskirts of the Lebanese coastal town of Naqoura – is stunningly peaceful, so quiet that ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:22:31 -0800

Lebanon's LBC TV reported Monday that the Israeli Army began to deploy an electronic sea barrier in the Mediterranean, off the border area of Naqoura, to abort attempts by Hezbollah to infiltrate Israeli shores and foil possible boat attacks. The ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:44:03 -0700

“Lebanon suffers from Israel's disrespect of international laws,” Bassil said at UNIFIL's based in Naqoura according to a statement released by the minister's press office. He thanked the “international community and UNIFIL for their positive ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:17:19 -0800

Luciano Portolano at the international force headquarters in Naqoura. Moqbel praised the big sacrifices made by the international troops, expressing deep admiration for the high level of preparedness and efficiency in implementing its mission and ...
 
Naharnet
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:23:29 -0700

UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano briefed Bassil in Naqoura on the situation in UNIFIL's area of operations south of the Litani River, said a press release. He also briefed him on issues related to the ...
 
Naharnet
Sun, 11 May 2014 22:10:38 -0700

Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Monday to suspend the tripartite meetings held at al-Naqoura crossing between the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon and senior Lebanese and Israeli officials if the Jewish state continues violating the country's sovereignty.
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