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A Dutch member of United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)

A Dutch member of United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) stands on August 29, 2014 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and uses a binocular © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

29/08/2014 - 11:58 - comment 0

Syria and Israel 'on verge of military attack' - UN official

the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which monitors the ceasefire between Israel ... according to Reuters news agency. “The Israel Defense Forces informed the UNDOF (Commander that should the movement of SAAF tanks continue, the IDF would take action. Subsequently, the UNDOF Force Commander ...

09/06/2013 - 11:28 - comment 0

UNSC demands release of abducted peacekeepers

Heights. The Fijian peacekeepers serving with the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), along with a 1,200-strong UN force, were monitoring a so-called buffer zone between Israel and Syria when they were abducted ... Heights.The Fijian peacekeepers serving with the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), along ...

04/09/2014 - 09:57 - comment 0

UNSC Extends UN Force in Israel-Syria Sector Through November

Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) remained essential, even though the situation in the Israeli-Syrian sector had been generally quiet, the UN news website said.  UNDOF was first deployed in 1974 following ... forces, said a statement.   The council took its action by a unanimous vote on the recommendation ...

18/05/2010 - 19:28 - comment 0

Syria asks U.N. in Golan to respond to Israeli air raids

said Major General Iqbal Singha, head of the UNDOF peacekeeping force, was summoned to the For ... major war between the two countries.State media said Major General Iqbal Singha, head of the UNDOF peacekeeping force, was summoned to the Foreign Ministry where the protest was delivered.Meanwhile, Syria warns ...

01/02/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

UN steps up search for fijan peacekeepers on Golan Heights

About 80 UN soldiers from the Philippines, all of whom serve with UNDOF , a UN force that has ... Israeli forces took up positions at Quneitra barely ... peacekeepers seized by Al-Qaida-linked militants inside Syria. Israeli forces took up positions ...

29/08/2014 - 15:01 - comment 0

Filipino UN peacekeepers escape from Syrian rebels, military chief says

contingents participated in the rescue on Saturday, assisted by Israeli and Syrian forces. UNDOF has 1,223 ... The United Nations said this week the Philippines had decided to pull out of UNDOF and from a UN force ... The Philippines' armed forces chief says ...

31/08/2014 - 08:38 - comment 0

43 UN peacekeepers abducted amid Golan Heights clashes

of the UN's Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which is part of a peacekeeping mission set up by the UN ... The UN says 43 of its UNDOF peacekeepers were abducted Thursday by masked militants after brutal clashes between various Syrian opposition forces and government ...

28/08/2014 - 17:34 - comment 0

Austrian UN troops begin Golan Heights withdrawal

Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) troops left behind, most of them from Chile and India, were doubtful ... . There have also been several recent incidents in which Syrian rebel forces detained UNDOF monitors , ... force in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights began their withdrawal from the border crossing ...

12/06/2013 - 08:47 - comment 0

Austrian peacekeepers to withdraw from embattled Golan Heights

peacekeeping force, united nations disengagement observer force undof which monitors the ceasefire between ... monitoring force stationed in the Golan Heights. The aim of the force is to monitor a ceasefire between ... The announcement comes as intense clashes between Syrian regime forces and rebels have been reported on Thursday, ...

07/06/2013 - 10:48 - comment 0