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1. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

2. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

3. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

4. Over 1,000 people have died in Pakistan's worst flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-people-have-died-in-pakistan-s-worst-flooding

The Cyprus government has expressed deep condolences and solidarity to the Government and the people of Pakistan for the tragic loss of life following the floods in the country....

5. Nicosia issues warning over Tatar-Aliyev meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-issues-warning-over-tatar-aliyev-meeting

Nicosia is voicing its displeasure over the Turkish Cypriot leader’s official visit to Baku, with Greek Cypriots saying they were disappointed by the Azeri president and pointing to UN resolutions that recognize only one Republic in Cyprus...

6. Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional Israeli gunfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-reporter-likely-killed-by-unintentional-israeli-gunfire

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, but independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....

7. Efforts continue for the release of the Cypriot captain on one of the seized ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-continue-for-the-release-of-the-cypriot-captain-on-one-of-the-seized-ships

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs is continuing its diplomatic efforts for the release of a Cypriot captain, a member of the crew of one of two Greek oil tankers recently seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf. ...

8. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

9. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

10. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

11. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

12. Cyprus worried as Taliban talks amnesty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-as-taliban-talks-amnesty

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus said non-discrimination against women and girls in Afghanistan should be an 'immediate priority' while there was wide skepticism over Taliban’s latest amnesty comments...

13. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

14. Cyprus against the clock to stop Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-against-the-clock-to-stop-erdogan

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been going all out on a preemptive diplomatic strike aimed at garnering support in Brussels, Washington, and the international community to stop the Turkish President from revealing ‘surprises to the world’ during a scheduled visit to the island on July 20...

15. Erdogan wishes to improve testy relations with US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wishes-to-improve-testy-relations-with-us

Turkey’s president says mutual interests with the United States outweigh their differences and has called for more cooperation with President Joe Biden’s new US administration....

16. Ankara focused on getting recognition of north Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-focused-on-getting-recognition-of-north-cyprus

Well-informed sources in the Turkish capital and in the Turkish Cypriot community insist on the fact that the messages relayed during Sunday’s celebrations in the north are of particular importance for the future course of the Cyprus Problem. Returning to the well-known rhetoric of the division, Turkey once again brought to the fore strategies and moves for the Cyprus Problem that had been forgotten for several years....

17. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

18. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/judge-ankara-by-its-actions-not-its-words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

19. Biden in hot water over Turkey comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-in-hot-water-over-erdogan-comments

US presidential candidate and presumptive nominee for the Democrats, Joe Biden, is in hot water over old comments he made about Turkey’s Erdogan, after a video surfaced just days before the launch of the Democratic National Convention...

20. Church bells toll for Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-bells-toll-for-hagia-sophia

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has ordered church bells across the island to ring on Friday, marking what he described as a “criminal conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque"...

21. French aircraft carrier in Cyprus Block 8

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-aircraft-carrier-in-cyprus-block-8

Amid rising tensions in the East Mediterranean, the flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, remains in Block 8 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, bearing a small fleet of Rafale fighter jets, helicopters, other aircraft and drones....

22. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

23. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

24. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

25. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

26. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

27. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

28. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

29. US forces take out ISIS leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-forces-take-out-isis-leader

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US military operation in Syria, sources in the region said on Sunday and U.S. President Donald Trump was due to make a “major statement” at the White House...

30. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

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