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1. 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....

2. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

3. MPs from 12 countries halt arms to Israel over Gaza assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-from-12-countries-halt-arms-to-israel-over-gaza-assault

More than 200 Members of Parliament (MPs) from a dozen countries are urging their governments to halt arms sales to Israel....

4. Cyprus: The new epicenter of U.S. military strategy in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-new-epicenter-of-u-s-military-strategy-in-the-mediterranean

In a significant development, the United States and Cyprus are strengthening their defense and security ties, marking a shift in the geopolitical landscape of the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

5. Congress urges Biden: Host Cyprus President at the White House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-urges-biden-host-cyprus-president-at-the-white-house

Greek-American US Congress members of the Hellenic Caucus have sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, urging him to formally welcome the President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, to the White House, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus....

6. US Ambassador discusses Cyprus and Russian influence in exclusive interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-discusses-cyprus-and-russian-influence-in-exclusive-interview

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus weighs in on whether the island nation's ties to Russian influence are changing. ...

7. UN warns of potential war crimes amid Israel-Gaza violence surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-warns-of-potential-war-crimes-amid-israel-gaza-violence-surge

The United Nations has warned that there was “clear evidence” that war crimes may have been committed in “the explosion of violence in Israel and Gaza”....

8. Erdogan's son-in-law spotted aboard US Military Vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-son-in-law-spotted-aboard-us-military-vessel

The son-in-law of the Turkish president and self-proclaimed entertainer, who comes from a family business but also made his own way, is a conservative supporter of Ottoman tradition and a pioneer. ...

9. Pyla developments raise alarm in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-developments-raise-alarm-in-nicosia

For months, the intention of the Turkish side to occupy a part of the buffer zone in Nicosia has been known. They plan to construct a road from the village of Arso to Pyla....

10. Israeli deal fuels Cyprus arming Ukraine rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-deal-fuels-rumors-of-cyprus-arming-ukraine

Cyprus has emerged in media reports as the 'unknown European country' that negotiated to buy Israeli Merkava tanks, fueling persistent rumors that dozens of the island’s Russian T-80 were set aside for Ukraine in a so-called swap deal...

11. Cyprus takes center stage as it strengthens its defense planning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-center-stage-as-it-strengthens-its-defense-planning

Last week, Ankara used the reference to the ''Republic of Cyprus'', the legitimate and internationally recognized state entity on the island of Cyprus, in the ongoing regional plans of NATO as a pretext to derail the process....

12. Nicosia says US army links not against Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-army-links-not-against-turkish-cypriots

Greek Cypriots are rejecting Turkish Cypriot claims that American actions disrupt balance on the divided island, following the recent docking of a US attack submarine in Limassol, with Nicosia accusing the north of regurgitating Ankara’s longstanding criticism...

13. North unhappy after US sub anchors in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-unhappy-after-us-sub-anchors-in-limassol

Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot leadership repeated warnings over the weekend about Washington 'disrupting the balance' on the divided island, with their latest criticism targeting a deployed US attack submarine that anchored in Limassol...

14. Turks cry foul over Cypriot army link to New Jersey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-cry-foul-over-greek-cypriot-army-link-to-new-jersey

Ankara says it will 'never allow any harm to come to the Turkish Cypriots' while condemning US policy towards Cyprus, including an agreement last week between Greek Cypriot and New Jerseyan armies on a program viewed as a potential precursor to NATO...

15. New Jersey and Cyprus armies tie the knot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-cyprus-armies-tie-the-knot

Cyprus and US relations have never been stronger, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Michalis Giorgallas has stressed during the signing ceremony of a State Partnership Program between the Republic of Cyprus and the New Jersey National Guard...

16. The message behind Biden's historic visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-message-behind-biden-s-historic-visit-to-kyiv

"One year later, Kyiv is holding firm. Ukraine too. And Democracy endures."...

17. Americans put the Cyprus National Guard to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-put-the-cyprus-national-guard-to-the-test

The military partnership between the US and the Republic of Cyprus is progressing well. Relations between the two nations have significantly improved both before and after the lifting of the arms embargo to the point where co-training of military personnel has started to become...

18. Russian ambassador ceremony in Cyprus draws on friendship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-ceremony-in-cyprus-draws-on-friendship

The new Russian ambassador to Cyprus presented his credentials to the outgoing president on Thursday, with the two men highlighting friendship and cooperation amid strained relations between the two countries...

19. Five foreign policy challenges for the new President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-foreign-policy-challenges-for-the-new-president

The eighth President of the Republic of Cyprus takes over, as of March 1, exactly where his predecessor, Nicos Anastasiades, left off: That is, at a critical international juncture, due to the war in Ukraine, and just before the crucial elections in Turkey and Greece ...

20. Nicosia on weapon-buying spree before runoff election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-weapon-buying-spree-days-before-runoff-election

The outgoing President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved the purchase of lethal weaponry from the United States just days before a highly contested runoff election on the island, which is also expected to receive attack helicopters this year after a controversial decision in Berlin...

21. Washington stops short of tongue-lashing Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-stops-short-of-tongue-lashing-nicosia

Washington says there is no new policy to announce regarding a recent arms embargo lift on the Republic of Cyprus, following news that US sanctions have been imposed on several dealers including individuals who are based on the island...

22. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

23. Cyprus features prominently in US Congress’ Turkey report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-features-prominently-in-us-congress-turkey-report

The possible sale of F-16s to Turkey and tensions between Turkey and Cyprus and Greece are included in a US Congressional Research Service report on Turkey released on January 9, which outlines Biden administration support of the sale and opposition by 'some members of Congress'...

24. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

25. Tatar irked by Menendez's comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-irked-by-menendez-s-comments

Recent comments by US Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Menendez regarding the situation in northern Cyprus due to the Turkish invasion in 1974 and the current intransigence emanating from the Turkish side have outraged the leadership of the island’s Turkish-occupied territory....

26. Cavusoglu: 'TRNC' delegations will be established in two EU member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-trnc-delegations-will-be-established-in-two-eu-member-states

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that although the pseudo-state has not been recognized, representative offices will now be established in two EU nations. ...

27. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

28. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

29. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

30. Turkey deploys strike drones in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-strike-drones-in-occupied-cyprus

Turkey has deployed strike drones in the occupied northern part, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Anadolu news agency reported....

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