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25 July, 2024
 

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31. 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. ...

32. 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....

33. Thousands flee as Iceland's volcano roars to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-as-iceland-s-volcano-roars-to-life

Molten rock is putting on a fiery show in Iceland as a volcano erupts following weeks of seismic activity. The Icelandic Meteorological Office reports lava spewing from a 3.5km crack in the Reykjanes peninsula, triggering rapid growth....

34. Biden warns Israel as derogatory soldier videos surface

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-warns-israel-as-derogatory-soldier-videos-surface

President Joe Biden, a staunch supporter of Israel, broke from tradition by openly criticizing the Israeli government's approach to the two-state solution....

35. German Ambassador highlights Cyprus' vital role in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-ambassador-highlights-cyprus-vital-role-in-israeli-palestinian-conflict

In a recent interview with the Cyprus News Agency, German Ambassador to Cyprus Anke Schlimm emphasized the urgent need to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza....

36. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

37. An 'eye for an eye' and the elimination of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-eye-for-an-eye-and-the-elimination-of-terrorism

Since October 7, we've been witnessing the war between Israel and Hamas live, minute by minute, on our screens. Unfortunately, it's not a film....

38. UK pledges humanitarian aid to Gaza from their bases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-pledges-humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-from-their-bases-in-cyprus

In a significant foreign policy address at the Lord Mayor's dinner, UK Prime Minister Rissy Shunak announced plans to use British bases in Cyprus for transporting humanitarian aid to Gaza....

39. Agios Silas wildfire sparks emergency response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-silas-wildfire-sparks-emergency-response

A wildfire ignited on Monday afternoon in the vicinity of Agios Silas, Limassol, Cyprus, threatening dry grasslands and wild vegetation. The incident was reported to local authorities, and an immediate response was initiated to contain the blaze....

40. Airstrikes, rockets, and buildings claim over 3,600 child lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airstrikes-rockets-and-buildings-claim-over-3-600-child-lives-in-gaza

The murders of Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) and Thanasis Kalogeropoulos present a challenging puzzle for investigators. They are grappling with a wealth of information related to the open conflicts involving the victims. ...

41. The Queen is naked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-queen-is-naked

The fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen about the king who believed he was wearing splendid clothes while, in reality, he was naked, seems to be a fitting analogy for the situation of the European Union and its external policy....

42. 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”....

43. Greece and Cyprus key to evacuation plans for US citizens in Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-cyprus-key-to-evacuation-plans-for-us-citizens-in-israel

Key to the emergency plans devised by the United States and other Western nations for evacuating their citizens from Israel are Greece and Cyprus. ...

44. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

45. Israeli ground forces launch significant incursion into Gaza strip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-ground-forces-launch-significant-incursion-into-gaza-strip

Israeli ground forces carried out a ''relatively large incursion'' into the Gaza Strip overnight, in the first official admission by Israeli security forces of a tank raid inside the Gaza Strip....

46. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

47. Israel's right to self-defense sparks heated UN debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-right-to-self-defense-sparks-heated-un-debate

The United Nations Security Council has held its first open debate on the Israel-Gaza war, with most members calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians under relentless Israeli bombardment in Gaza....

48. Cyprus' crucial role in evacuating foreigners from war zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-crucial-role-in-evacuating-foreigners-from-war-zones

Defense Minister Michalis Giorgalas emphasized Cyprus' strategic importance in the Middle East crisis, highlighting its role as a stable and capable partner in humanitarian operations....

49. Gaza's fuel shortage claims 2,000 young lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-s-fuel-shortage-claims-2-000-young-lives

Aid agencies are calling for a ceasefire in Gaza as doctors warn an Israeli blockade on fuel means many more vulnerable babies and wounded people in hospitals will soon die. One agency says at least 2,000 children in Gaza have been killed in the past few weeks....

50. Israeli military launches limited raids into Gaza amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-launches-limited-raids-into-gaza-amid-rising-tensions

Israel's military has said that ground forces mounted limited raids into Gaza overnight to fight Palestinian gunmen and that air strikes were being focussed on sites where Hamas was assembling to attack any wider Israeli invasion....

51. European nations turn to Cyprus for safe passage amid Middle East crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-nations-turn-to-cyprus-for-safe-passage-amid-middle-east-crisis

As the international community closely monitors developments in Israel and the Gaza Strip, Cyprus stands prepared to provide humanitarian assistance in this Middle East crisis. ...

52. President addresses global security at Cairo summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-global-security-at-cairo-summit

This is not a regional crisis of limited concern or impact, it is fundamentally a question of international peace and security and a challenge that our global collective security system must respond to, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides told the International Peace Summit that took place Saturday in Cairo....

53. Gaza death toll surpasses 4,000 as conflict continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-death-toll-surpasses-4-000-as-conflict-continues

In a harrowing revelation, Israel's military has disclosed that 20 children under the age of 18 are among 200 hostages currently being held in Gaza, following the series of attacks by Hamas on October 7th. ...

54. Hospital attack claims hundreds of lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-attack-claims-hundreds-of-lives-in-gaza

In a tragic turn of events, hundreds of lives were lost or forever altered following an attack on central Gaza and the Al-Ahli Hospital. ...

55. Hamas displays Israeli babies in chilling video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-displays-israeli-babies-in-chilling-video

Hamas has released chilling footage that appears to show terrorists picking up and cradling Israeli babies and small children. ...

56. Hamas to broadcast executions of Israeli hostages online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-hamas-to-broadcast-executions-of-israeli-hostages-online

Hamas militants have vowed to broadcast their executions of Israeli hostages on the internet. Recent history shows there's virtually nothing tech companies can do to prevent that from happening....

57. Gaza: ''We are not Hamas!''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-we-are-not-hamas

After days of devastating Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip, residents of the besieged enclave say there is no way to escape death....

58. Netanyahu forms emergency unity government amid Gaza war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-forms-emergency-unity-government-amid-gaza-war

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has announced an emergency wartime government, as pressure mounts for the establishment of corridors to allow aid and medicine into the Gaza Strip and to allow civilians to leave....

59. Navigating the complexities of Israel, Ukraine, and history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/navigating-the-complexities-of-israel-ukraine-and-history

When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West adopted the motto "on the right side of history" to justify its support for Ukraine against Moscow's occupation....

60. Did Iran fuel Hamas attack on Israel?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-fuel-hamas-attack-on-israel

The US intelligence community is digging through its stores of data and tasking the nation’s spy agencies to hunt for fresh clues to determine whether Iran played a direct role in Saturday’s deadly attack on Israel by Hamas, a senior Biden administration official said Tuesday....

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