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World - Africa
2/28/2024 12:56:15 PM
The United Nations kicked off Wednesday the withdrawal of MONUSCO peacekeeping forces from the Democratic Republic of Congo by handing over a first UN base to national police, an AFP team saw.

World - Region
1/29/2024 5:43:52 PM
Fighting between rival communities in a disputed region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan has killed 54 people, including two UN peacekeepers, the United Nations said on Monday, calling for calm.

World - International
11/21/2023 3:57:28 PM
The presence of United Nations peacekeepers, whose shortcomings can frustrate local populations, is not a "magic wand" for conflict zones, said their leader Jean-Pierre Lacroix, who supports an expanded tool kit to protect civilians in increasingly complex territory.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/16/2023 11:22:33 PM
The United States and European Union are advocating for plans to deploy international peacekeepers in the Gaza Strip following the end of Israel's war on Gaza, according to insiders.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/14/2023 10:13:14 PM
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon on Tuesday expressed "deep concern" over the potential for further escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, as war rages in the Gaza Strip.

World - Africa
10/16/2023 9:40:52 PM
The UN stabilization mission in Mali said it began Monday to withdraw from two camps in the Kidal region of the north, where armed actors have been vying for control.

World - Africa
10/3/2023 8:06:46 PM
A Malian army convoy was moving closer towards the northern rebel stronghold Kidal on Tuesday, following a resumption of hostilities in the region, military and official sources said.

World - Africa
9/22/2023 12:45:43 PM
Attacks in northern Mali have more than doubled since U.N. peacekeepers completed the first phase of their withdrawal last month after a decade of fighting Islamic extremists, resulting in more than 150 deaths.

World - Africa
8/28/2023 8:47:24 PM
The second phase of the withdrawal of UN peacekeepers from Mali will be very challenging due to a tight calendar and dangerous security conditions, the UN special representative to the country said Monday.

World - International
8/19/2023 5:38:08 PM
Turkey's ruling party spokesman on Saturday criticised UN peacekeepers for blocking the construction of a controversial road in the buffer zone dividing Cyprus, calling their attitude "unacceptable" and "extremely wrong".

World - International
8/18/2023 1:55:45 PM
Turkish Cypriot forces assaulted UN peacekeepers Friday as they attempted to block the construction of a controversial road in the buffer zone dividing Cyprus, the UN mission on the island said.

World - Africa
6/24/2023 1:25:34 PM
When Mali recently called for a UN peacekeeping force to depart the country "without delay," it was the latest sign of unease in parts of Africa over the role of the so-called Blue Helmet operations.

World - Africa
6/17/2023 10:39:54 PM
Malians appear divided over the military junta's loud call for UN peacekeepers to immediately leave the west African country in the throes of a jihadist insurgency.

World - Region
6/10/2023 11:48:00 AM
UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon called for calm on Friday after Lebanese and Israeli troops came close to direct confrontation in the flashpoint “Blue Line” border area.

World - Africa
6/4/2023 10:47:37 AM
At least 54 African Union peacekeepers were killed when militants attacked a base housing Ugandan units in Somalia last week, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said.

World - Region
3/16/2023 6:06:42 PM
The UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon said Thursday it had not observed any border crossings after Israel said it killed a suspect wearing an explosive belt who may have entered from Lebanon.

World - Africa
2/21/2023 6:21:48 PM
Three UN peacekeepers were killed on Tuesday when their convoy struck a roadside bomb in jihadist-torn central Mali, the mission said, in a fresh blow to the long-running operation.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/15/2022 8:46:25 PM
The Egyptian foreign ministry denounced on Thursday the attack that targeted yesterday evening the United Nations Peacekeeping mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL), killing one peacekeeper and injuring three.

World - Africa
11/22/2022 9:01:08 PM
Three soldiers with the UN peacekeeping force in northern Mali have been injured by a highway bomb, the mission said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
8/31/2022 9:01:50 PM
At least 50 civilians were killed and hundreds arrested in central Mali in April during an operation by the army and "foreign" personnel, the UN's peacekeeping mission said Wednesday.

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