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1. Cyprus plays key role in EU's operation ASPIDES

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-plays-key-role-in-eu-s-operation-aspides

In response to increased threats from the Houthi terrorist group, the European Union has approved the initiation of Operation ASPIDES, aiming to bolster security and freedom for European shipping in the Red Sea. ...

2. Netanyahu's party divided over US-Arab peace initiative for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-s-party-divided-over-us-arab-peace-initiative-for-gaza

Reports of a joint US-Arab peace plan for Gaza, including a "tight timeline" for establishing a Palestinian state, have stirred strong reactions among Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's far-right allies. ...

3. Houthi rebels target US-owned ship in Yemen waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-target-us-owned-ship-in-yemen-waters

Houthi fighters have launched an attack on a ship they identified as United States-owned, sailing in Yemeni waters. The Iran-linked group stated that the vessel, Star Iris, was hit by "a number of suitable naval missiles" in precise strikes....

4. Meta removes Iran leader's social media accounts for breaking rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-removes-iran-leader-s-social-media-accounts-for-breaking-rules

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, experienced a significant blow to his online presence as Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, took down his official accounts for violating content policies, according to a report by India Today. ...

5. 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....

6. WHO battles access issues in Gaza hospitals amidst conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-battles-access-issues-in-gaza-hospitals-amidst-conflict

In the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict and escalating tensions in the Middle East, recent developments have heightened concerns over regional stability and maritime security....

7. Hamas demands complete Israeli withdrawal in ceasefire talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-demands-complete-israeli-withdrawal-in-ceasefire-talks

In a tragic incident on Tuesday, at least 11 people, including four children, lost their lives in an Israeli strike on a residential building in Deir al-Balah, Gaza. ...

8. 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....

9. China threatens to sever business ties with Iran over ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-threatens-to-sever-business-ties-with-iran-over-ship-attacks

Recent diplomatic talks between Chinese and Iranian officials have brought to light China's pressing concern over Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, allegedly backed by Iran....

10. Are British-American airstrikes walking into a strategic snare?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-british-american-airstrikes-walking-into-a-strategic-snare

In the latest move against Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, British and American airstrikes aim to neutralize a threat to international shipping in the Red Sea....

11. US and UK launch fresh strikes against Houthi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-uk-launch-fresh-strikes-against-houthi

The United States and the United Kingdom, along with their allies, launched the eighth round of strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen on Monday, according to a joint statement. ...

12. Shell halts Red Sea route amidst Houthi threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shell-halts-red-sea-route-amidst-houthi-threats

In a significant move responding to heightened security risks, oil giant Shell has officially opted to suspend the utilization of the Red Sea Route for cargo transport, a decision unveiled through the Wall Street Journal....

13. Houthi rebels launch anti-ship missile at US destroyer in Red Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-launch-anti-ship-missile-at-us-destroyer-in-red-sea

Yemen's Houthi rebels fired an anti-ship cruise missile at the USS Laboon, an American destroyer in the Red Sea. The missile was shot down by a U.S. fighter jet in the latest attack unsettling global shipping....

14. 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....

15. Cyprus affirms neutrality amidst UK air strikes on Houthi positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-affirms-neutrality-amidst-uk-air-strikes-on-houthi-positions

The Republic of Cyprus is not involved in any operation of a military nature, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNA on Friday, following the announcement that British aircraft stationed at Akrotiri Base in the British Bases,...

16. US and UK launch joint operations against Houthis in response to Red Sea ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-reject-us-maritime-shield-typhoon-aircraft-take-off-from-akrotiri

As the sun sets over the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, a celestial dance unfolds. Two pairs of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, gracefully reported by British TV channels, take flight....

17. 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. ...

18. 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, ...

19. Seven drones shot down in major Red Sea battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-drones-shot-down-in-major-red-sea-battle

In a high-stakes operation, a British warship thwarted seven drones launched by Iranian-backed Houthi fighters in the Red Sea....

20. 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....

21. Red Sea hit by explosive drone assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/red-sea-hit-by-explosive-drone-assault

In a significant maritime incident, a drone boat laden with explosives has detonated in the Red Sea, as confirmed by the US navy....

22. 18 major shipping companies divert routes away from Red Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-major-shipping-companies-divert-routes-away-from-red-sea

In response to a surge in attacks on merchant ships, 18 significant shipping companies have opted to avoid transiting the Red Sea, as reported by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). ...

23. ISIS suspected in devastating Kerman blasts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-isis-suspected-in-devastating-kerman-blasts

The double explosion, which claimed the lives of at least 103 people on Wednesday near the tomb of General Qasem Soleimani in Kerman......

24. Nations unite to stop Houthi attacks on vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-unite-to-stop-houthi-attacks-on-vessels

In a joint statement, the United States and 12 allied nations delivered a final warning to Houthi rebels, urging them to halt attacks on Red Sea vessels or face potential military intervention....

25. Terrorist attacks mar Soleimani memorial with 20 fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terrorist-attacks-mar-soleimani-memorial-with-20-fatalities

In a solemn ceremony commemorating the 2020 death of Qassem Soleimani, tragedy unfolded near a cemetery in Iran as two explosions, attributed to 'terrorist attacks,' resulted in the loss of at least 20 lives and left dozens wounded, according to Iranian officials on Wednesday....

26. Israeli army gears up for escalation against Hezbollah in Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-army-gears-up-for-escalation-against-hezbollah-in-lebanon

Israeli National Defence Chief of Staff Hurchi Halevi announced plans for potential escalation in conflict with Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite armed movement and ally of Iran and Hamas. ...

27. Israel should be alarmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/israel-should-be-alarmed

Israel faces the risk of losing the support of its traditional allies, as well as the perception of invincibility, both of which are crucial for a relatively young state confronting existential threats....

28. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

29. US-led naval coalition forms to protect Red Sea shipping routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-led-naval-coalition-forms-to-protect-red-sea-shipping-routes

In response to a surge in attacks by Iran-backed Houthi rebels on commercial shipping, the United States, along with more than half a dozen allies, has launched Operation Prosperity Guardian, a reinforced naval task force in the Red Sea, according to a report in the Financial Times....

30. Major shipping firms redirect routes as Red Sea attacks intensify

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-shipping-firms-redirect-routes-as-red-sea-attacks-intensify

In a significant move with potential global repercussions, major shipping companies, including MSC, Maersk, and Hapag-Lloyd, opt to steer clear of the Red Sea route....

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