Lebanon

Implementing Security Council Resolution 1701 (Update No. 2)

At a meeting held on August 16, the Lebanese government decided that in collaboration with UNIFIL, the Lebanese army would deploy in the area south of the Litani and in the eastern sector (the region of al-‘Arkub and the Hatsbayia and Marjayoun districts). It also determined that the army would preserve order and security in
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Developments following Security Council Resolution 1701 (Update No. 1)

At 8 a.m. (local time), August 14, the ceasefire called for by Security Council Resolution 1701, went into effect, and so far has been preserved, with the exception of two local shooting incidents in the area of the villages of Ghandouriya and Hadatha.
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Raising the issue of the Sheba’a Farms in the proposed American-French Security Council draft resolution for ending the fighting: background information and significance

The issue of the Sheba’a Farms was recently raised again, this time in the American-French proposal for a draft of a Security Council resolution to end the current confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah (August 5, 2006). The proposal calls, among other things, for Israel and Lebanon to support a viable ceasefire based on certain points,
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Analysis of the draft of the UN Security Council resolution proposed by France and the United States to end the hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah

On August 5, 2006, after intensive diplomatic efforts, the French and American representatives to the UN reached an agreement for a proposed draft of a Security Council resolution to end the hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah. A vote is expected to be taken during the coming days. The proposed resolution is being debated and corrections
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Agreements, arrangements and understandings concerning Lebanon to which Israel was involved during the past 30 years – background, data, lessons and conclusions.

Summary, conclusions and lessons of thirty years of agreements, arrangements and understandings in Lebanon.
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Syria as a strategic prop for Hezbollah and Hamas

Syria, along with its ally Iran, is consistently supports Hezbollah and the Palestinian terrorist organizations to attain a variety of strategic goals: strengthening the radical Iranian-Syrian axis in the Middle East; weakening Israel by tearing apart its social fabric and damaging its economy; strengthening Syria’s influence in Lebanon; strengthening the radical Islamic forces in the
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