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14 June, 2024
 

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1. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

2. US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-port-fails-to-distribute-aid-gaza-crisis-deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

3. ICC seeks arrest warrants for Hamas leader and Israeli PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-seeks-arrest-warrants-for-hamas-leader-and-israeli-pm

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

4. Russian troops advance, Blinken affirms US support in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-advance-blinken-affirms-us-support-in-ukraine

The escalating conflict in northeastern Ukraine has reached a critical juncture, highlighted by the ominous sight of Russian troops advancing in a frontline town, captured by drone footage....

5. U.S. slams Israel's Gaza tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-slams-israel-s-gaza-tactics

In a significant departure from previous stances, Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized Israel's tactics in the Gaza conflict, deeming them ineffective in neutralizing Hamas militants while resulting in significant civilian casualties...

6. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

7. Netanyahu: Israel can ''stand alone'' without US weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-israel-can-stand-alone-without-us-weapons

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains steadfast in his resolve, vowing that Israel can "stand alone" despite warnings from the United States regarding potential repercussions for a full-scale invasion of Rafah in Gaza....

8. 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. ...

9. U.S. military hails Cyprus cooperation in Gaza aid delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-military-hails-cyprus-cooperation-in-gaza-aid-delivery

U.S. military personnel expressed gratitude to Cyprus for its role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via sea. Senior defense and Biden administration officials provided details on Thursday about the construction of a temporary pier off Gaza's coast, set to be completed by early May....

10. 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....

11. Israeli defense on high alert amid Iran's 48-hour warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-defense-on-high-alert-amid-iran-s-48-hour-warning

A US official is quoted as saying that Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran — “possibly on Israeli soil” — in the next 24 to 48 hours, citing American intelligence reports. ...

12. Multinational cooperation shines in Cyprus' ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multinational-cooperation-shines-in-cyprus-argonaut-2024-exercise

In a significant milestone today, the ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise concluded successfully, meeting the objectives outlined by the Minister of Defense. ...

13. Gaza's wounds deepen amidst humanitarian crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/gaza-s-wounds-deepen-amidst-humanitarian-crisis

The ongoing conflict in Gaza offers little novelty to seasoned observers of conflicts, especially within the tumultuous landscape of the Middle East's Arab-Israeli tensions....

14. US transfers seized Iranian arms to aid Ukraine's defense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-transfers-seized-iranian-arms-to-aid-ukraine-s-defense

US Central Command (CENTCOM) revealed on Tuesday that the United States has transferred a substantial arsenal, including machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, and ammunition, seized from Iran to Ukraine....

15. USA: 'No evidence of genocide by Israel in Gaza'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-no-evidence-of-genocide-by-israel-in-gaza

The United States does not have evidence that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza as it carries out its war against Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a Senate hearing on Tuesday....

16. How Israel's AI system identified 37,000 Hamas targets in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-israel-s-ai-system-identified-37-000-hamas-targets-in-gaza

During the recent conflict in Gaza, the Israeli military utilized an undisclosed AI-powered database, known as Lavender, to identify potential targets linked to Hamas. ...

17. Israel admits ''grave mistake'' in airstrike killing British volunteers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-admits-grave-mistake-in-airstrike-killing-british-volunteers

Three British aid workers killed in Gaza have been identified following an airstrike that Israel has acknowledged as a ''grave mistake.''...

18. Seven NGO workers killed in Gaza during Israeli attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-ngo-workers-killed-in-gaza-during-israeli-attack

World Central Kitchen (WCK), a renowned food charity founded by Chef José Andrés, reported that seven of its workers were killed during an Israeli attack in Gaza....

19. White House faces pressure as UN Gaza ceasefire resolution passes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-faces-pressure-as-un-gaza-ceasefire-resolution-passes

The UN Security Council has passed a resolution urging a ceasefire in Gaza, a move that led to Israel canceling a high-level visit to Washington after the US abstained from the vote. ...

20. Limassol's March 25th parade keeps tradition alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-march-25th-parade-keeps-tradition-alive

In the heart of Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Minister Marios Hartsiotis led a lively parade, bringing together people from all walks of life. This event wasn't just about celebrating, it was a chance to honor Greece's journey through time....

21. Cyprus' defense industry poised for growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-defense-industry-poised-for-growth

In an interview conducted by Kathimerini reporter Andreas Karamitas, Dr. Tasos Kounoudis, President of the Cyprus Association of Research and Innovation Enterprises (CRAI), provided significant insights into the European Union's investment in the defense industry and its implications for Cyprus....

22. Hailstorms paralyzed Cyprus on Green Monday, roads turned into rivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hailstorms-paralyzed-cyprus-on-green-monday-roads-turned-into-rivers

Green Monday in Cyprus was marred by severe weather conditions, causing widespread disruption across the island....

23. Russian missiles target Zelenskiy and Greek PM in Odesa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-missiles-target-zelenskiy-and-greek-pm-in-odesa

A deadly missile strike rocked the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, causing intense moments as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis were in the vicinity....

24. 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....

25. Tornado strikes Germasogeia, causing severe hand injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-strikes-germasogeia-causing-severe-hand-injury

The municipal authority in Germasogeia has sprung into action following the early morning havoc caused by at least two tornadoes, Mayor Kyriakos Xydias confirmed to CNA....

26. Hamas condemns Israeli strikes, two hostages freed in Rafah operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-condemns-israeli-strikes-two-hostages-freed-in-rafah-operation

At least 37 Palestinians lost their lives in Israeli airstrikes targeting the southern city of Rafah, Gaza health officials reported Tuesday....

27. UN court slams Israel: Ordered to halt genocide in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-court-slams-israel-ordered-to-halt-genocide-in-gaza

In a landmark ruling, the United Nations' international court of justice has directed Israel to take immediate action to prevent acts of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza....

28. South Africa accuses Israel of genocide in urgent ICJ appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-africa-accuses-israel-of-genocide-in-urgent-icj-appeal

South Africa has urgently petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to intervene and prevent potential genocide by Israel in Gaza, specifically calling for a cessation of combat operations. ...

29. 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. ...

30. Israel proposes Hezbollah relocation 6 miles from border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-proposes-hezbollah-relocation-6-miles-from-border

In a bid to alleviate tensions with Lebanon, Israel has communicated to the Biden administration its desire to push Hezbollah's forces approximately 6 miles away from the border....

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