Deployment in Iraq
On April 3 1991, the Security Council adopted resolution 687, declaring that Iraq should in future abide by the international ...
Malaysia Airlines MH17
On 17 July 2014, just before 4.30 in the afternoon, contact with a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 was lost. Flight MH17 ...
From 2014 to 2015, West Africa was plagued by an unprecedentedly large outbreak of the Ebola virus. The World Health Organization ...
Operation Active Fence (Patriot mission Turkey)
The Arabic Spring was a wave of uprisings and protests in North Africa and the Middle East. The first disturbances were in ...
The Korean War
After Japan's capitulation in August 1945, a political vacuum developed from India to Korea. In most cases, this vacuum was ...
United Nations Special Committee on the Balkans (UNSCOB)
Since its independence in 1829, Greece had been an economically weak and politically divided state, in which various factions ...
Blood plasma in the Hungarian Uprising
During the Cold War, it was the communist party that was in charge in Hungary. The regime of the Hungarian dictator Mátyás Rákosi ...
First United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF 1)
In July 1956, Egypt’s President Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal. France and Britain responded with military invention and, at ...
United Nations Observer Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL)
The main population groups in Lebanon had always been the Maronite Christians and the Sunni Muslims. In political and economic ...
Rescue operation in Agadir, the 'city of death'
On 29 February 1960, the Moroccan port of Agadir was hit by an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale. Almost 15.000 ...