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1. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

2. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

3. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

4. Countdown for potential Israeli strike on Iran heightens tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countdown-for-potential-israeli-strike-on-iran-heightens-tensions

Israel is gearing up for a potential strike against Iran, with its air force on full alert for retaliation....

5. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

6. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

7. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

8. Romania's visa requirement hits 12 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-s-visa-requirement-hits-12-countries

Travellers from 12 third countries now need to obtain a Schengen Transit Visa first, before passing through Romania, in order to reach their non-Schengen destination country. ...

9. Lady Gabriella Windsor's husband, Thomas Kingston, dies in apparent suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lady-gabriella-windsor-s-husband-thomas-kingston-dies-in-apparent-suicide

The senior coroner for Gloucestershire, Katy Skerrett, has disclosed that Thomas Kingston, the 45-year-old husband of Lady Gabriella Windsor, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The inquest into Kingston's death, which was opened at Gloucestershire Coroner's Court, provided harrowing details surrounding the incident....

10. US strikes target Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria after troop attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-strikes-target-iran-backed-groups-in-iraq-and-syria-after-troop-attack

In response to an attack that claimed the lives of three American troops in Jordan last weekend, the United States has launched strikes on Iraq and Syria....

11. Iran-backed attack claims lives of three US service members

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-backed-attack-claims-lives-of-three-us-service-members

In a tragic development, three U.S. service members lost their lives, with at least 34 others wounded, in a devastating drone attack orchestrated by Iran-backed militants on U.S. troops stationed in northeastern Jordan, close to the Syrian border....

12. Greek shipowner seeks US help over seized tanker amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-shipowner-seeks-us-help-over-seized-tanker-amid-rising-tensions

Empire Navigation Inc., the Greek shipowner of an oil tanker seized by Iran, said it sought any help from the US government in regaining control of its vessel in a US court filing on Thursday....

13. Iranian navy confirms seizure of Greek-owned tanker in Gulf of Oman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-iranian-navy-confirms-seizure-of-greek-owned-tanker-in-gulf-of-oman

Iran's navy has claimed responsibility for the seizure of the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker St Nikolas in the Gulf of Oman, as reported by Iranian media. ...

14. Greek tanker hijacked in Persian Gulf, heads towards Iranian port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tanker-hijacked-in-persian-gulf-heads-towards-iranian-port

In a concerning development, shipping sources and the British Maritime Safety and Security Office (UKMTO) report the hijacking of a ship of Greek interests in the Persian Gulf, ...

15. Blinken's urgent mission in the Middle East

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-s-urgent-mission-in-the-middle-east

Amid mounting concerns over the Israel/Hamas conflict, State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller emphasizes the real risk involved....

16. UN Security Council to renew peacekeeping force mandate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-security-council-to-renew-peacekeeping-force-mandate-in-cyprus

The year 2024 inaugurates a formal series of UN procedures related to Cyprus and simultaneously locks in the arrival of the new Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Cyprus....

17. India deploys warships amid rising tensions in the Red Sea region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/india-deploys-warships-amid-rising-tensions-in-the-red-sea-region

India is intensifying its involvement in the chain of events stemming from the conflict in Gaza to Houthi attacks on merchant ships near Yemen by dispatching its warships to the Red Sea....

18. Cyprus welcomes historic visit from Iraqi president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-historic-visit-from-iraqi-president

In a historic meeting at the Presidential Palace, President Nicos Christodoulides of the Republic of Cyprus welcomed President Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid of Iraq, who is on an official visit to Cyprus....

19. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

20. Unveiling the dark side of Christmas traditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-dark-side-of-christmas-traditions

As December unwraps its festive allure, the question looms large: What truly defines Christmas? Is it the glittering lights, festive feasts, and gift exchanges, or does the essence of this season transcend the commercialized merry-making?...

21. Investors pull $956M from Binance after CEO resigns amid legal woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/investors-pull-$956m-from-binance-after-ceo-resigns-amid-legal-woes

In the aftermath of Binance CEO Changping Zhao's resignation and guilty plea, investors withdrew approximately $956 million from the cryptocurrency exchange within the last 24 hours. ...

22. Swedish media exposes Sizopoulos's tie to 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-media-exposes-sizopoulos-s-tie-to-golden-passports-scheme

In a joint investigation, Göteborgs-Posten and OCCRP shed light on EPP President Marinos Sizopoulos's connection to the 'golden passports' scandal....

23. No direct intervention in Israel conflict, says Iran's leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-direct-intervention-in-israel-conflict-says-iran-s-leader

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran will continue supporting Hamas but will not intervene directly - Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader Iran’s supreme leader told the head of Hamas in a face-to-face meeting in Tehran that his country would not enter the war with Israel and accused the terror group of not giving any prior warning of the Oct 7 attacks....

24. Hezbollah leader reveals new weapons in border clashes with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-reveals-new-weapons-in-border-clashes-with-israel

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said Saturday his fighters have introduced new weapons, including a missile with a heavy warhead in the ongoing fighting along the Lebanon-Israel border, adding that they will keep using the tense frontier to pressure Israel....

25. From ill-considered posts to digital faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-ill-considered-posts-to-digital-faux-pas

In the Cypriot digital political arena of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and lately, TikTok, national anniversaries, the Cyprus issue, and other significant events in a historical context or related to tumultuous international developments have perennially been fertile ground for blunders. ...

26. Hezbollah leader commends Hamas for October 7 attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-blames-hamas-for-october-7-attack

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah delivered a significant speech following four weeks of conflict in Gaza, addressing the ongoing war's regional implications and expressing support for Hamas' actions...

27. Airstrikes, rockets, and buildings claim over 3,600 child lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airstrikes-rockets-and-buildings-claim-over-3-600-child-lives-in-gaza

The murders of Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) and Thanasis Kalogeropoulos present a challenging puzzle for investigators. They are grappling with a wealth of information related to the open conflicts involving the victims. ...

28. Yemen's Houthi movement joins Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yemen-s-houthi-movement-joins-israel-hamas-conflict

The Yemen-based Houthi movement has joined the Israel-Hamas war, extending the conflict to the far side of the Middle East....

29. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

30. US military deploys aircraft to Greece for evacuation contingency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-deploys-aircraft-to-greece-for-evacuation-contingency

The readiness to activate contingency plans for the evacuation of US nationals from Israel and Lebanon is the primary reason that a large number of US military transport aircraft have been transferred to Crete Air Base at Souda Bay in recent days....

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