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1. Stranded and struggling: Asylum seekers in Cyprus' UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-and-struggling-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-un-buffer-zone

The UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus has become a temporary refuge for asylum seekers who arrived via Turkey, with 25 individuals currently stranded in the Aglantzia area....

2. US pushes for equal religious access across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-pushes-for-equal-religious-access-across-cyprus

Representatives of the U.S. Embassy met with officials from the Ministries of Interior, Foreign Affairs, and Justice of the Republic of Cyprus to discuss religious......

3. Cyprus meets trafficking standards, US State Department report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meets-trafficking-standards-us-state-department-report

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the State Department said in its report regarding "In Persons Trafficking"....

4. Two shipwrecks off Italy leave 11 dead and 64 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-shipwrecks-off-italy-leave-11-dead-and-64-missing

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3,150 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean last year, making it the deadliest migration route in the world....

5. Cyprus-EU alliance against Hezbollah threats reinforced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eu-alliance-against-hezbollah-threats-reinforced

Cyprus, as a member of the European Union, found itself drawn into recent geopolitical tensions involving statements by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah....

6. Christodoulides: Cyprus stands firm against Hezbollah threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-cyprus-stands-firm-against-hezbollah-threats

The Republic of Cyprus is not involved in any way in the war conflicts, the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides stressed on Wednesday, noting that the Republic of Cyprus is part of the solution and not part of the problem....

7. Hezbollah leader threatens Cyprus over Israeli military activity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-threatens-cyprus-over-israeli-military-activity

The head of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Wednesday that nowhere in Israel would be safe if a full-fledged war breaks out between the two foes, and he also threatened Cyprus and other parts of the Mediterranean....

8. 65 migrants drowned, 11 rescued in Italy's Ionian sea disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/65-migrants-drowned-11-rescued-in-italy-s-ionian-sea-disaster

The waters of the Ionian Sea seem tranquil enough in the middle of June, but they also form part of the most dangerous migration route in the world....

9. Houthi rebels launch ''Palestine'' missile, matching Iranian rapid speeds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-launch-palestine-missile-matching-iranian-rapid-speeds

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have unveiled a new, solid-fuel missile in their arsenal that resembles aspects of one earlier displayed by Iran that Tehran described as flying at hypersonic speeds....

10. Funeral plans set for Raisi and officials after helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-plans-set-for-raisi-and-officials-after-helicopter-crash

Funeral ceremonies are set to begin on Tuesday for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a helicopter crash, as authorities probe what caused the aircraft to smash into the side of a remote mountainside during foggy weather on Sunday morning....

11. 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....

12. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

13. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

14. MoD breach exposes UK military personnel's names and bank details

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mod-breach-exposes-uk-military-personnel-s-names-and-bank-details

The Ministry of Defence has suffered a significant data breach and the personal information of UK military personnel has been hacked....

15. Saudi-US deal in limbo over Israel relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-us-deal-in-limbo-over-israel-relations

Saudi Arabia and the United States are finalizing a landmark deal to bolster bilateral trade and defense, contingent upon establishing diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, according to US officials and as reported by CNN. ...

16. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

17. Wind and solar could power Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East by 2050

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wind-and-solar-could-power-eastern-mediterranean-and-middle-east-by-2050

The significant potential and great potential of wind and solar energy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region up to 2050 is revealed......

18. Israeli intelligence chief quits after Hamas attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-intelligence-chief-quits-after-hamas-attack

The head of Israel's military intelligence directorate, Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva, resigned on Monday, marking the first senior figure to step down over the failures surrounding Hamas' unprecedented Oct. 7 attack....

19. Summer optimism in Cyprus tourism despite regional uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summer-optimism-in-cyprus-tourism-despite-regional-uncertainty

Tourism in Cyprus soared last March, boasting a 9.8% increase, welcoming 202,256 travelers. From January to March 2024, arrivals hit 415,251, marking a 5.4% rise....

20. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

21. 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....

22. Arrest made in Paris Iranian consulate bomb scare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-made-in-paris-iranian-consulate-bomb-scare

The French police arrested a man who threatened to blow himself up at the Iranian consulate in Paris. Initial reports from French media indicate that he did not have explosives on him. ...

23. Spokesperson denies missiles sent to Israel via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesperson-denies-missiles-sent-to-israel-via-cyprus

Government has no information about missiles sent to Israel via Cyprus and no permission was ever given, Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Friday,...

24. Man threatening to blow himself up at Iran's Paris embassy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-man-is-threatening-to-blow-himself-at-iran-s-paris-embassy

A man is threatening to blow himself up at the Iranian consulate in Paris....

25. 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....

26. Iran-Israel tensions: Economists warn of global market turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-israel-tensions-economists-warn-of-global-market-turbulence

As tensions simmer between Israel and Iran following recent Iranian attacks, economists are closely monitoring the potential implications for global markets....

27. Middle East conflict fuels fear of $100 per barrel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/middle-east-conflict-fuels-fear-of-$100-per-barrel

The recent Iranian attack on Israel serves as a stark reminder of the ever-shifting geopolitical dynamics in the Middle East, with potential ramifications extending......

28. 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....

29. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

30. Easyjet halts Tel Aviv flights after Iranian attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easyjet-halts-tel-aviv-flights-after-iranian-attack

British airline Easyjet has announced the temporary suspension of its flights ''to and from Tel Aviv'' in response to heightened tensions following an Iranian attack on the city early Sunday morning....

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