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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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40 news items

 
UNIFIL
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:52:30 -0700

The hand-over ceremony at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura was attended among others by the Lebanese Defence Minister Mr. Samir Mokbel, Member of Parliament Mr. Ali Bazzi representing the Parliament Speaker, Lebanese Armed Forces Commander ...
 
The Daily Star
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:17:10 -0700

NAQOURA, Lebanon: The departing UNIFIL commander said Wednesday that he had received assurances from the Lebanese and Israeli militaries that they wanted to maintain calm on their common border after salvos of rockets were fired from south ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 03:34:26 -0700

In a statement, the military said that between 9 p.m. and 9:40 p.m., the Israeli air force violated Lebanon's space over the territorial waters near Ras Naqoura. The violation, one of many on a weekly basis, contrives to U.N. Security Council ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:55:30 -0700

Security forces also erected a string of new checkpoints that begin at the Tyre town of Qana, passing through the Palestinian refugee camp of Rashidieh and ending at Naqoura. The Army had imposed strict measures in the region south of the Litani River ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:45:13 -0700

A general view of the Tyre-Qulayleh area, where rockets were fired into Israel, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari). Sri Lankan UNIFIL peacekeepers patrol the area in Ras Naqoura, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:43:53 -0700

NAQOURA, Lebanon: The departing UNIFIL commander said Monday that while fears that the war in Gaza might extend to the Lebanese-Israeli border were legitimate, close coordination with the Lebanese Army should prevent escalation. “We're very ...

Naharnet

Naharnet
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:37:30 -0700

Serra said the tripartite meetings held at al-Naqoura crossing between the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon and senior Lebanese and Israeli officials are “essential to guarantee the implementation of resolution 1701.” Italian Major-General Luciano ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 06:49:47 -0700

Security forces also erected a string of new checkpoints that begin at the Tyre town of Qana, passing through the Palestinian refugee camp of Rashidieh and ending at Naqoura. Two rockets were fired at Israel from the area of Qulayleh near the southern ...
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