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26 September, 2022
 

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1. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

2. Protests outside Iranian embassy in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-outside-iranian-embassy-in-nicosia

Dozens of citizens gathered at noon on Sunday outside the Iranian embassy, ​​in Nicosia, following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, in order to express their support and solidarity with the women of Iran....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. Israel puts two states back on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-two-states-back-on-the-table

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do 'whatever it takes' to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb...

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

9. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

10. Landlords arrested after attack video goes viral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landlords-arrested-after-attack-video-goes-viral

An elderly couple has been arrested in Limassol after their tenant told police they assaulted her, while a video of the attack appeared on social media along with reports of a rental dispute...

11. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

12. US Senator calls on Erdogan to immediately halt provocations in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-calls-on-erdogan-to-immediately-halt-provocations-in-cyprus

US senator Robert Menendez called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt provocations in Cyprus immediately, in a video message at the opening of the World Conference of Cyprus Diaspora, in Nicosia....

13. Putin will restart gas pipeline to Europe, but with conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-will-restart-gas-pipeline-to-europe-but-with-conditions

Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled that Europe will start getting gas again through a key pipeline, but warned that unless a spat over sanctioned parts is resolved, flows will be tightly curbed....

14. Former senior U.S. official admits to planning attempted foreign coups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-senior-u-s-official-admits-to-planning-attempted-foreign-coups

John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former White House national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had helped plan attempted coups in foreign countries....

15. What is the agenda for the Eastern Mediterranean?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-the-agenda-for-the-eastern-mediterranean

In recent years, Cyprus, Greece and Israel have significantly intensified their political, energy and military relations....

16. Mari blast: 'A tragic reminder of the states' duty to its citizens'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mari-blast-a-tragic-reminder-of-the-states-duty-to-its-citizens

"The 11th of July, 2011, is a tragic reminder of the responsibilities of the state, but also of its obligations towards society," President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said Monday at the memorial service for the 13 victims of the massive explosion at the naval base “Evangelos Florakis”, in Mari, on the southern coast of Cyprus....

17. Turkey to deploy its fourth drillship in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-deploy-its-fourth-drillship-in-august

Turkey’s fourth drilling ship will start work in the first half of August and probably in the Mediterranean, according to Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez....

18. Valuable ally, you said?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-valuable-ally-you-said

I have been trying for a long time to understand exactly what various Western officials mean when they monotonously repeat that “Turkey is a valuable ally.” Turkey is obviously a large, strategically important country at a critical geopolitical crossroads. No great power can ignore it....

19. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

20. Nicosia on the defense over ill-timed Israeli drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-on-the-defense-over-ill-timed-israeli-drill

Cypriot diplomats were on the defensive this week after a joint military exercise with Israel sent jitters in the region, with Nicosia finding itself in a predicament with Tehran and Beirut as well as usual suspect Turkey...

21. 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. ...

22. Cypriot seafarer on seized ship in good health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-seafarer-on-seized-ship-in-good-health

The Cypriot citizen who is one of the crew members of the two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces in the Gulf is in good health, the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday. Meanwhile, efforts to end the hostage crisis continues....

23. 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...

24. Israel reassures Turkey over Cyprus drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-reassures-turkey-over-cyprus-drill

A 'new chapter' in relations between Ankara and Jerusalem was launched this week during a visit to Israel by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who reportedly sought an explanation regarding a large-scale military drill said to take place in Cyprus over the weekend...

25. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

26. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

27. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

28. Zelensky to US Congress: 'Is it too much to ask for a no-fly zone?' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-us-congress-is-it-too-much-to-ask-for-a-no-fly-zone-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine is going through 9/11 and Pearl Harbor every day, urged the US to protect his skies as he invoked Martin Luther King and the Founding Fathers in a heart-wrenching speech to Congress on Wednesday morning....

29. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

30. Putin says he may recognise breakaway regions of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-says-he-may-recognise-breakaway-regions-of-ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he was considering a request by two regions of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists to be recognised as independent - a move that could give Moscow a reason to openly send troops....

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