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the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)

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Israel urged United Nations peacekeeping forces and the Lebanese government on Monday to prevent Hezbollah militants and supporters from violating Israeli territory and threatening the fragile ceasefire.
Between 1985 and 1998, Malone served five tours as part of the Irish contingent of United Nations peacekeeping forces in Lebanon.
Hizbullah's mouthpiece, al-Manar TV, falsely reported that Israeli troops entered 20 yards into Lebanese territories and were met by fire from the Lebanese Army and United Nations peacekeeping forces.
United Nations peacekeeping forces actually withdrew in the midst of the genocide, leaving Rwandans at the mercy of the lawless Rwandan armed forces and rabid Hutu militias until Tutsi rebels retook the capital.
In recognition of its efforts, the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces were awarded the Nobel Prize for peace in 1988.
United Nations peacekeeping forces were a Canadian initiative taken by Lester B.
troops will leave Liberia by October 1, when United Nations peacekeeping forces are expected to take over.
And it said "reputable" private firms may be able to do a better, more cost-effective job than United Nations peacekeeping forces.
In 1954 and 1931, it was given to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in 1961 to United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, in 1965 to UNICEF, and in 1988 to the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces.
It may require United Nations peacekeeping forces as it is not up to the US, the West or any other nation to govern Afghanistan.
Master Corporal Phil Tobicoe, a volunteer at the museum, proudly displayed the medals he received for his service in Canada's contingents to United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus and the former Yugoslavia.
The Company's customers include the Israel Defense Forces, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces and other U.
He stressed that the UK arranged for UNSC resolution 1706 which sought to put Darfur under the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping forces, as well as UNSC resolution 1593 which referred the situation in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Areas in the buffer zone are also being sprayed with the help of the United Nations peacekeeping forces.
The interaction between United Nations peacekeeping forces and "ordinary" local people is a key, if overlooked, determinant of mission success, suggests Pouligny (Centre for International Studies and Research and the Institute of Political Science, France).
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