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1. 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....

2. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

3. Gaza crisis deepens as Hamas rejects ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-crisis-deepens-as-hamas-rejects-ceasefire

Hamas said it had handed its response to mediators in Egypt and Qatar. It said any agreement must end Israel's war in Gaza. ...

4. Pope Francis calls for Gaza ceasefire and hostage release on Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-calls-for-gaza-ceasefire-and-hostage-release-on-easter

Pope Francis renewed his calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and the release of all Israeli hostages in a peace-focused Easter Sunday address, marking Christianity's most important day....

5. UN resolution backfires as Hamas rejects cease-fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-resolution-backfires-as-hamas-rejects-cease-fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu firmly stated that Israel will not acquiesce to Hamas' demands for a cease-fire after the militant group rebuffed the most recent proposal for a truce. ...

6. 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. ...

7. UN passes ceasefire resolution in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-passes-ceasefire-resolution-in-gaza

The United Nations Security Council has made a significant move by passing a resolution urging for a ceasefire in Gaza for the remainder of Ramadan....

8. UN to vote on cease-fire resolution for Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-to-vote-on-cease-fire-resolution-for-israel-hamas-conflict

The United Nations Security Council is gearing up for a crucial vote on a resolution proposed by the United States, emphasizing the urgent need for an immediate......

9. Women siding with rapists and murderers?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/women-siding-with-rapists-and-murderers

Today is International Women's Day. Yesterday marked five months since the October 7 massacres in Israel....

10. US veto halts UN Gaza ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-veto-halts-un-gaza-ceasefire

The United States has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding an "immediate" ceasefire in Gaza, marking the third consecutive veto by the United States since the start of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. ...

11. Minister Kombos to support 13th Russian sanctions package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-kombos-to-support-13th-russian-sanctions-package

Cyprus supports the 13th package of sanctions against Russia, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said during the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on Monday....

12. Netanyahu's party divided over US-Arab peace initiative for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-s-party-divided-over-us-arab-peace-initiative-for-gaza

Reports of a joint US-Arab peace plan for Gaza, including a "tight timeline" for establishing a Palestinian state, have stirred strong reactions among Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's far-right allies. ...

13. IDF raid leaves orphaned children, shattered lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/idf-raid-leaves-orphaned-children-shattered-lives-in-gaza

In the tumultuous landscape of southern Gaza, the plight of Mu'min, a five-year-old boy, epitomizes the harrowing reality endured by many children in the region....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. Hostage families urgently plead for release in Parliament chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostage-families-urgently-plead-for-release-in-parliament-chaos

In a gripping display of anguish, relatives of Israelis held captive by Palestinian gunmen stormed a Jerusalem parliamentary committee on Monday, urging lawmakers to intensify efforts to free their loved ones....

17. Netanyahu rejects Hamas ceasefire, stresses security concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-rejects-hamas-ceasefire-stresses-security-concerns

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, emphasized in a recent CNN interview that the kingdom won't normalize relations with Israel or contribute to Gaza's reconstruction without a credible pathway to a Palestinian state....

18. FT: Arab plan seeks Gaza ceasefire and potential Israel ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-arab-plan-seeks-gaza-ceasefire-and-potential-israel-ties

Arab states are working on an initiative to achieve a ceasefire and the release of hostages in Gaza. This broader plan could potentially offer Israel a normalization of relations if it agrees to irreversible steps towards creating a Palestinian state....

19. Israel should be alarmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/israel-should-be-alarmed

Israel faces the risk of losing the support of its traditional allies, as well as the perception of invincibility, both of which are crucial for a relatively young state confronting existential threats....

20. Israel probes mistaken killing of three hostages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-probes-mistaken-killing-of-three-hostages

In a heartbreaking turn of events, signs bearing "S.O.S." and "help, three hostages" in Hebrew were discovered on the walls of a Gaza building where three Israeli hostages were hiding. ...

21. Hamas accused of drugging released hostages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-accused-of-drugging-released-hostages

Israeli Health Ministry officials claim that members of Hamas provided sedatives to hostages before their release to Red Cross representatives. The alleged purpose was to create a facade of happiness and calmness for the hostages, who endured over 50 days in Gaza....

22. Israeli polls reflect growing criticism of Netanyahu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-polls-reflect-growing-criticism-of-netanyahu

80% of Israelis believe that the current Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, bears a share of the responsibility for the security gaps that ''allowed'' the deadly attacks of October 7, according to a poll published in the newspaper Maariv....

23. IDF strikes Gaza targets after ceasefire breach by Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/idf-strikes-gaza-targets-after-ceasefire-breach-by-hamas

Israel's military swiftly resumed operations in Gaza, accusing Hamas of violating the seven-day truce....

24. 81 hostages released, 180 prisoners freed in Israel-Hamas deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/81-hostages-released-180-prisoners-freed-in-israel-hamas-deal

In the latest turn of the Israel-Hamas conflict, twelve more hostages were released by Hamas, adding to the intricate dynamics of the ongoing ceasefire....

25. FT: Hamas releases fifth batch of hostages in ongoing ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-releases-fifth-batch-of-hostages-in-ongoing-ceasefire

In a significant development on Tuesday, Hamas released a fifth consecutive group of hostages amid a temporary ceasefire....

26. Israel approves more releases as truce nears deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-approves-more-releases-as-truce-nears-deadline

In a surprising turn of events, the Israel-Hamas truce has rolled into its fifth day, bringing a ray of hope amid the recent tensions. Both sides have been diligently releasing hostages, signaling a possible thaw in the conflict....

27. A 9-year-old's heartbreaking journey from hostage to home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-9-year-old-s-heartbreaking-journey-from-hostage-to-home

In a harrowing ordeal, Emily Hunt spent her ninth birthday as a hostage in Gaza, caught in the crossfire of a Hamas attack in southern Israel. Reuniting with her father after fears of her demise, Emily's story sheds light on the toll of conflict. ...

28. Cyprus proposes lifeline to Gaza in 'Amalthea' project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-proposes-lifeline-to-gaza-in-amalthea-project

The debate on the humanitarian corridor in Gaza, from Cypriot territory within the context of the 'Amalthea' project, represents Cyprus' attempt to assert 'flag projection' and a broader diplomatic role in the evolving situation in the Middle East sub-system post-October 7....

29. Israel releases 17 hostages, including Russian and Thai nationals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-releases-17-hostages-including-russian-and-thai-nationals

In the latest chapter of the ongoing conflict, the third exchange of hostages and prisoners between Hamas and Israel unfolded amidst a fragile four-day truce in Gaza....

30. Hostage release delayed as Hamas demands aid access

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostage-release-delayed-as-hamas-demands-aid-access

Hamas's armed wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades, has announced a delay in the second release of hostages scheduled for Saturday....

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