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1. 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....

2. US armed forces deliver 569 tons of aid via artificial pier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-armed-forces-deliver-569-tons-of-aid-via-artificial-pier

The US Central Command revealed yesterday, via X, that over 569 metric tons of humanitarian aid have been successfully delivered through the artificial pier established by the US armed forces....

3. First aid shipment has been driven across Gaza pier, says US military

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-aid-shipment-has-been-driven-across-gaza-pier-says-us-military

Trucks loaded with essential aid for the Gaza Strip entered the enclave via a newly constructed U.S. pier on Friday. This marked the first delivery of its kind as Israeli restrictions and ongoing conflict have hampered land-based aid efforts....

4. 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....

5. Nicosia hosts EU summit on migration this Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-hosts-eu-summit-on-migration-this-friday

A Ministerial Summit focusing on the external dimension of immigration, particularly the Syrian crisis, will convene in Nicosia on Friday. ...

6. Europe and the onus lying on our shoulders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-and-the-onus-lying-on-our-shoulders

On May 9th , 1950, the foundations were laid for the creation of the greatest peace project ever in human history. It was back then when the French Foreign Minister, Robert Schuman presented the "Schuman Declaration," which was actually proposing the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community initially between France and West Germany....

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. Government employment surges by 5.2% in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-employment-surges-by-5-2-in-2024

Government employment surged by 5.2% in the first four months of 2024, reaching a total of 54,837 individuals, according to data released Monday by the Statistical Service. By April 2024, the number climbed further to 55,253, revealing a breakdown of personnel across various sectors....

10. Firefighters continue to battle raging blaze in Agios Syla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-continue-to-battel-raging-blaze-in-agios-syla

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in the industrial area of Agios Syla in Limassol has prompted aerial water drops since the first light of day....

11. Resurging piracy threatens Red Sea shipping lanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resurging-piracy-threatens-red-sea-shipping-lanes

Piracy is re-emerging in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa with alarming speed, endangering both the lives of crew members and the smooth flow of international trade. ...

12. Biden halts weapon shipment to Israel over Rafah invasion concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-halts-weapon-shipment-to-israel-over-rafah-invasion-concerns

US President Joe Biden’s administration paused a shipment of weapons to Israel last week in opposition to apparent moves by the Israelis to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a senior administration official has said....

13. 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. ...

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. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

16. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

17. 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....

18. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

19. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

20. Nominations underway for June European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nominations-underway-for-june-european-elections

Nominations for the June European elections are being submitted today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the General Election Commissioner, located at the "Filoxenia" Conference Centre....

21. 250,000 military documents allegedly breached in IDF cyberattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/250-000-military-documents-allegedly-breached-in-idf-cyberattack

The global hacker organization Anonymous issued a statement today, Friday, claiming to have successfully conducted a cyberattack on the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and reportedly obtained 250,000 military documents....

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. US blocks UN resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-blocks-un-resolution-recognizing-palestinian-statehood

The United States blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have recognized a Palestinian state, sparking sharp criticism from Palestinian leaders....

24. 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....

25. Two Russians held for alleged spy activities in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-russians-held-for-alleged-spy-activities-in-germany

Two Russian nationals have been arrested in southern Germany suspected of plotting sabotage attacks on US military facilities, German prosecutors announced on Thursday....

26. EU leaders strategize on Middle East issues and Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-strategize-on-middle-east-issues-and-turkey-relations

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides will pay an official visit to Lebanon together with President of the European Commission......

27. What economic headlines are making waves this week?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/what-economic-headlines-are-making-waves-this-week

Amidst a backdrop of economic shifts and global challenges, a series of key developments are shaping the financial landscape. ...

28. 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. ...

29. 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....

30. 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....

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