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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)
Population
 • Total 24,910
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 until present, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has been headquartered in Naqoura.



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51 news items

 
UNIFIL
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0700

At the UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura today, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano hosted religious leaders, local authorities, and commanders of the Lebanese Army and Security Forces based in the UNIFIL area ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:41:15 -0700

Sri Lankan UNIFIL peacekeepers patrol the area in Ras Naqoura, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari). Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. BEIRUT: The U.N. Security Council extended the mandate of the ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:24:33 -0700

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army discovered two launchpads near the border region of Naqoura used late Saturday to fire rockets toward northern Israel, as security forces beefed up measures around the area. The rocket launchers were found in the area ...
 
Ya Libnan
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:58:34 -0700

In a related development The Lebanese Army discovered two launchpads near the border region of Naqoura used late Saturday to fire rockets toward northern Israel, as security forces beefed up measures around the area. The rocket launchers were found in ...

Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:02:12 -0700

"From Ras al-Naqoura [a town on the northern Israeli-Lebanese border] to Umm al-Rashrash [the Arabic name for the southern Israeli city of Eilat]." And what about the Jewish Israelis who currently live in mainland Israel? Would they be welcome in this ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0700

Lebanon army arrests Arab-Israeli infiltrator: security. A Sri Lankan UNIFIL peacekeeper on armored vehicle patrols the area in Ras Naqoura, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari). Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share.

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:52:55 -0700

... Army said in a statement, “Nabaa was handed over to military intelligence through the peacekeeping force yesterday [Wednesday] at 22:50.” The statement said Nabaa was transferred to UNIFIL at the Ras Naqoura crossing between Lebanon and Israel.
 
Naharnet
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:51:23 -0700

NNA reported that UNIFIL handed over Lebanese shepherd Ismail Khalil Nabaa, who was abducted by the Israeli army, over to the Lebanese security forces through the Naqoura crossing. The army later said in a communique that Nabaa was released after a ...
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