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1. High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-energy-biscuits-arrive-in-gaza-amidst-criticism-of-slow-delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

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. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

4. Humanitarian aid ship en route to Gaza, expected arrival in 18 hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanitarian-aid-ship-en-route-to-gaza-expected-arrival-in-18-hours

A joint effort between the United States and the United Kingdom is underway to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. Departing from Larnaka port on Wednesday, the USAV JAMES LOUX, a vessel of the US Army, is en route to Gaza with a fresh shipment of aid for the population....

5. Israeli forces seize control of Rafah crossing, threatening aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-seize-control-of-rafah-crossing-threatening-aid-to-gaza

Israeli forces have taken control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, a vital entry point for aid to Gaza on the Egyptian border, according to Israel's military on Tuesday. ...

6. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

7. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

8. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

9. Amalthea talks gather more than 40 nations for Gaza route

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-talks-gather-more-than-40-nations-for-gaza-route

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, announced that representatives from over 40 countries will meet in Cyprus on March 21st to discuss the operational coordination......

10. Nicosia Mayor updates UN envoy on bi-communal trust-building projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-updates-un-envoy-on-bi-communal-trust-building-projects

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis met with UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar during her ongoing visit to Cyprus...

11. Global diplomatic accord for Gaza aid fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-diplomatic-accord-for-gaza-aid-fund

In a significant move to bolster humanitarian assistance to Gaza, ministers from Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Qatar, the United States, and a representative ...

12. Joint statement by EU, Cyprus, UAE, US, and UK leads aid effort to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-statement-by-eu-cyprus-uae-us-and-uk-leads-aid-effort-to-gaza

In a joint statement, the European Commission, Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the United Kingdom have announced the activation of a maritime corridor to provide humanitarian assistance to Gaza....

13. Dedicated checkpoint lane eases travel for students and enclaved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dedicated-checkpoint-lane-eases-travel-for-students-and-enclaved

A dedicated lane has been established at the Ayios Dometios checkpoint in Nicosia to streamline the travel process for students residing in Turkish-occupied areas attending school in the government-controlled regions of the Republic, ...

14. UN Chief expresses concern over deepening divide in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-expresses-concern-over-deepening-divide-in-cyprus

''It becomes clearer with every passing year that the divide between the sides is growing, gradually eroding the prospects of finding a mutually acceptable political settlement''...

15. Cyprus and UK join forces to deliver 90 tons of aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-and-uk-join-forces-to-deliver-90-tons-of-aid-to-gaza

In a joint effort marked by exceptional cooperation, Cyprus and the United Kingdom have successfully dispatched nearly 90 tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza....

16. New cameras boost road safety in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cameras-boost-road-safety-in-larnaca

In Larnaca province, the photo-marking system is now operational, featuring 18 fixed devices across six locations, starting from December 15, 2023....

17. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

18. UK Defence Secretary explores humanitarian aid routes to Gaza during Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-defence-secretary-explores-humanitarian-aid-routes-to-gaza-during-cyprus-visit

Finding alternative routes for delivering humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip is a focal point of UK Defence Secretary Grant Shapps' visit to Cyprus and the wider region, as he informed the House of Commons....

19. FT: Netanyahu called on EU to pressure Egypt to accept Gaza refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-netanyahu-called-on-eu-to-pressure-egypt-to-accept-gaza-refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to convince European leaders to put pressure on Egypt to accept refugees from Gaza, according to people briefed on the discussions....

20. Cyprus leads push for Gaza humanitarian corridor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-push-for-gaza-humanitarian-corridor

Nicosia is actively pursuing the creation of a humanitarian corridor to provide much-needed aid to Gaza amid the ongoing Israeli-Hamas conflict and the Israeli Defense Forces' ground operations in the Palestinian enclave. ...

21. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

22. Pyla buffer zone free of military presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-buffer-zone-free-of-military-presence

An agreement reached on Monday morning in relation to the issue of the buffer zone in the area of Pyla would ensure the status of the buffer zone and the non-presence of military and “police” forces of the occupying authorities, diplomatic sources told CNA, describing the development as “a very big” confidence building measure (CBM)....

23. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

24. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

25. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

26. Turkish ship carried stolen Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ship-carried-stolen-ukrainian-grain

The Turkish vessel known as the "Sword Lion" has found itself in a holding pattern at the bustling Iskenderun port, its anticipated unloading of a unique cargo - Ukrainian grain of questionable origins - temporarily postponed....

27. Pyroi residents push for crossing point amid calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyroi-residents-push-for-crossing-point-amid-calls-for-unity

Residents of the Turkish-occupied village of Pyroi in the Nicosia district have voiced their demand for a new crossing point, while the government indicates its endorsement for expanded communication between the island's divided communities. ...

28. T/C workers seek improved transit conditions at crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/t-c-workers-seek-improved-transit-conditions-at-crossings

The Turkish Cypriot Workers' Association has emphasized pressing concerns regarding crossing points, particularly in Agios Dometios and Pergamos, located in areas under the control of the Republic of Cyprus. ...

29. Croatian hooligans clash with Greek soccer fans in deadly Athens encounter (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatian-hooligans-clash-with-greek-soccer-fans-in-deadly-athens-encounter

Investigations are underway to determine how an estimated 100-120 Croatian hooligans traveling on buses and in cars made their way to Athens from Zagreb on Monday and engaged in deadly clashes with local soccer fans despite a ban on supporters traveling to Greece for a match between Dinamo Zagreb and home team AEK on Tuesday....

30. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

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