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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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738 news items

Naharnet

Naharnet
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:03:45 -0800

“In a new violation of Lebanese sovereignty and (U.N. Security Council) Resolution 1701, a gunboat belonging to the Israeli enemy violated the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras al-Naqoura at 3:40 am,” the Lebanese army said in a statement. It added ...

www.worldbulletin.net

www.worldbulletin.net
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:56:15 -0800

"In a fresh violation of Lebanese sovereignty, a gunboat dispatched by the Israeli enemy infiltrated Lebanese territorial waters at dawn – by about ten meters – off Ras al-Naqoura and threatened the crew of a Lebanese fishing boat," according to a ...

UN News Centre

UN News Centre
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:52:30 -0800

Photo Voltaic Panels equipped with built-in tracking technology, enabling the panels to follow the path of the sun, thereby increasing their efficiency, at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, Lebanon. Photo: UNIFIL/Pasqual Gorriz ...

The Jewish Press

UNIFIL
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:11:15 -0800

... Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Luciano Portolano, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN Position at Ras Al Naqoura crossing.

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 ...

Al-Manar TV

Zawya (registration)
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:07:30 -0800

The Ras Naqoura crossing was established to control the movement of U.N. peacekeepers between Lebanon and Israel and members of the International Committee of the Red Cross who are responsible for the repatriation of Lebanese civilians and ...

Haaretz

The Daily Star
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:18:53 -0800

The drone entered Israel from the Lebanese border village of Naqoura just after 1 a.m. Sunday, the news website Rotter.com said. The incident was the second of its kind to happen during the last few weeks, according to the report. In 2012, a Hezbollah ...
 
Al-Monitor
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:47:57 -0800

This incident turned the line stretching from Naqoura, located to the west of the Mediterranean Sea in the south, to the occupied Syrian Golan Heights in the east, into one single front; Hezbollah and its allies deal with it as one front subject to one ...
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