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Displaying results 1-30 of 89 matches for query Al Jazeera.

1. Israel strikes Iran, air defenses activated amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-strikes-iran-air-defenses-activated-amid-rising-tensions

Iran has fired air defense batteries amid reports of explosions near a major airbase in Isfahan province, according to state media, amidst escalating tensions following Iran’s retaliatory strike on Israel following an attack against its consulate in Syria....

2. Boeing CEO to step down in wake of safety scandals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-ceo-to-step-down-in-wake-of-safety-scandals

Boeing, the renowned U.S. aircraft manufacturer, announced significant changes in its leadership, with CEO Dave Calhoun set to depart by year-end....

3. Greek and Cypriot banks forge partnerships for regional infrastructure projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-and-cypriot-banks-forge-partnerships-for-regional-infrastructure-projects

The Cypriot banking sector is poised to support significant projects with regional geopolitical implications....

4. Eurobank eyes support for internet cable connecting Europe and Asia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eurobank-eyes-support-for-internet-cable-connecting-europe-and-asia

Eurobank, initially hesitant about financing the East to Med Data Corridor (EMC) cable system, is now contemplating entering the second round of funding for the mega project....

5. US airman dies after setting himself on fire in Israeli Embassy protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airman-dies-after-setting-himself-on-fire-in-israeli-embassy-protest

A 25-year-old active-duty member of the United States Air Force, Aaron Bushnell, set himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC, in an apparent act of protest against Israel's actions in Gaza. ...

6. Spanish banks wary of Cypriot student accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-banks-wary-of-cypriot-student-accounts

The impact of Cyprus being deemed a high-risk destination continues to reverberate even in European Union countries, with remnants of its troubled past lingering....

7. Israel's brutal military campaign unleashed after Gaza strip attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-brutal-military-campaign-unleashed-after-gaza-strip-attack

In the midst of escalating tensions between Israel and Hamas, the recent attack near the Gaza Strip has intensified an already volatile situation....

8. Israel's two-truck gamble sparks crisis in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-two-truck-gamble-sparks-crisis-in-gaza

Israel's decision to allow only two tanker trucks of fuel into Gaza each day for the United Nations and communication systems has raised concerns about the impact on crucial services....

9. Cyprus Confidential: A new stain on Cyprus' image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-s-secret-dance-with-russian-oligarchs-revealed

Another episode is unfolding that stains Cyprus' name on a global scale. This time, it's not about the Naturalization Program or "golden passports" but centers on sanctions imposed on Russian oligarchs since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022....

10. 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. ...

11. FT: Netanyahu called on EU to pressure Egypt to accept Gaza refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-netanyahu-called-on-eu-to-pressure-egypt-to-accept-gaza-refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to convince European leaders to put pressure on Egypt to accept refugees from Gaza, according to people briefed on the discussions....

12. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

13. Israel's right to self-defense sparks heated UN debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-right-to-self-defense-sparks-heated-un-debate

The United Nations Security Council has held its first open debate on the Israel-Gaza war, with most members calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians under relentless Israeli bombardment in Gaza....

14. Gaza death toll surpasses 4,000 as conflict continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-death-toll-surpasses-4-000-as-conflict-continues

In a harrowing revelation, Israel's military has disclosed that 20 children under the age of 18 are among 200 hostages currently being held in Gaza, following the series of attacks by Hamas on October 7th. ...

15. What really happened at the Gaza hospital explosion?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-really-happened-at-the-gaza-hospital-explosion

In the midst of Israeli and Palestinian disputes regarding the bombing of Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza, the BBC's Verify service is working to piece together the events by scrutinizing videos, images, and other evidence, including eyewitness accounts....

16. Cyprus corruption figures return to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-corruption-figures-return-to-court

On September 12, 2023, the four accused individuals will once again appear before the Nicosia District Court in Cyprus....

17. Indictment refiled in Al-Jazeera case as AG addresses Thanasis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indictment-refiled-in-al-jazeera-case-as-ag-addresses-thanasis-case

Attorney General George Savvides has confirmed the re-filing of an indictment in the Al-Jazeera news network reportage case, stating that they have fulfilled their stated intentions....

18. International reaction to Christodoulides' election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-reaction-to-christodoulides-election

Reports on the results of the presidential election in Cyprus are dominated by what will happen the following day in Cyprus and the surrounding area. ...

19. Energy poverty: The nightmare that everyone is attempting to alleviate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-poverty-the-nightmare-that-everyone-is-attempting-to-alleviate

"Energy poverty is a major social issue with a direct impact on health that affects approximately 54 million Europeans. High energy prices, low incomes, and damp, unhealthy homes with poor insulation all contribute to higher rates of energy poverty," according to a statement published on the website of the European Committee of Regions on June 2019....

20. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

21. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

22. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

23. More ‘Golden Passports’ revoked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-‘golden-passports-revoked

The Council of Ministers decided last week to revoke the citizenship of four more Russians, including their family members, who obtained ‘Golden Passports’ under the island’s disgraced Citizenship by Investment scheme that was brought to an abrupt end in November 2020....

24. Ukraine-Russia: Anti-war protests around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-anti-war-protests-around-the-world

Thousands of people have taken to public squares and Russian embassies across the globe to protest President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine....

25. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

26. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

27. 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...

28. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

29. Al Jazeera publishes prequel to The Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-publishes-prequel-to-cyprus-papers

A new documentary by Al Jazeera on football corruption in Britain includes allegations that a Cypriot minister flew to London to arrange paperwork at a consular office for a Russian national who was wanted by Interpol and unable to travel under his real name...

30. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

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