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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. World leaders to visit Cyprus in support of Amalthea project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-to-visit-cyprus-in-support-of-amalthea-project

Heads of state are planning to visit Cyprus soon to show their support for the Amalthea project, said here on Tuesday President Nikos Christodoulides....

5. 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....

6. US CENTCOM continues to facilitate humanitarian aid into Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/centcom-continues-to-facilitate-humanitarian-aid-into-gaza

US CENTCOM said on Monday that its personnel continued to support the delivery of humanitarian assistance into Gaza....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. U.S. ship departs Larnaca for Gaza with humanitarian aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-ship-departs-larnaca-for-gaza-with-humanitarian-aid

A U.S.-flagged ship departed from the port of Larnaca in Cyprus on Thursday morning, set to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza residents through a floating pier constructed by the United States. According to maritime transport monitoring websites cited by Reuters, the vessel is expected to reach the Palestinian enclave soon....

11. Local shipowners union donates €300,000 worth of food supplies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-shipowner-s-union-donates-€300-000-worth-of-food-supplies

Cyprus Union of Shipowners decided to actively participate and contribute to the efforts of the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide humanitarian aid to Gaza through the ''Amalthea'' Initiative....

12. Gaza aid pier completed, installation delayed due to weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-aid-pier-completed-installation-delayed-due-to-weather

The U.S. military has completed the construction of a temporary pier and causeway aimed at facilitating aid delivery to Gaza via a maritime system. ...

13. Gaza floating pier project approaches finish line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-floating-pier-project-approaches-finish-line

The construction of the floating pier, is expected to be completed in the coming days, sources told CNA as regards works by the US for a floating unit to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid by ships to Gaza....

14. 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. ...

15. Israel denies ceasefire agreement with Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-denies-ceasefire-agreement-with-hamas

Israel’s war cabinet suggests it is determined to proceed with a full-scale ground offensive into Rafah. ...

16. Israel threatens Rafah invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-threatens-rafah-iinvasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that Israel will invade Rafah if Hamas continues to make an end to the war a condition of the hostage deal, two Israeli and US officials said....

17. Christodoulides and Sunak discuss humanitarian aid and regional affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-sunak-discuss-humanitarian-aid-and-regional-affairs

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides engaged in a telephone conversation with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday, discussing various pressing issues including the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via a maritime corridor from Cyprus, regional developments, the migration crisis, and updates on the Cyprus issue....

18. Cyprus awaits US approval for Gaza aid departure amidst Amalthea initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-us-approval-for-gaza-aid-departure-amidst-amalthea-initiative

We are ready to go ahead as soon as we receive the green light from the United States, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, referring to the next departure of a vessel loaded with humanitarian aid from Larnaca to Gaza in the context of the Cypriot initiative ''Amalthea''....

19. From ''black sheep'' to EU bridge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-black-sheep-to-eu-bridge

On the 20th anniversary of Cyprus' accession to the European Union, retired Ambassador Theophilos Theophilou reflects on the nation's journey from being labeled ''the black sheep'' to becoming a pivotal bridge to the Middle East....

20. Consulco's London credit fund shines in Q1 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-s-london-credit-fund-shines-in-q1-2024

Exciting opportunities are unfolding for the Cyprus-led humanitarian initiative "Amalthea," aimed at delivering vital aid to the Gaza Strip by sea....

21. UAE sends 400 tons of food aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uae-sends-400-tons-of-food-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

In a statement, the UAE Foreign Ministry disclosed its collaboration with the American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) to intensify humanitarian support for Gaza's populace and tackle the prevailing crisis....

22. ICC eyes Netanyahu for potential arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-eyes-netanyahu-for-potential-arrest

The International Criminal Court is probing Israel's actions in the West Bank and Gaza, independent of other cases at the International Court of Justice, such as South Africa's genocide claims against Israel in Gaza....

23. EU Commission President affirms support for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-president-affirms-support-for-cyprus

In a recent interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2004 enlargement of the EU, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke to Kathimerini reporter Geroger Kakouris and expressed unwavering support for Cyprus in its ongoing issues, emphasizing the EU's solidarity with the country. ...

24. WCK prepares 8 million meals for Gaza amidst humanitarian crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wck-prepares-8-million-meals-for-gaza-amidst-humanitarian-crisis

The World Central Kitchen (WCK) aid organization announced yesterday, Sunday, that it will resume its operations in the Gaza Strip, four weeks after the deaths of seven of its staff members in an airstrike by the Israeli military....

25. 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......

26. President engages in diplomatic dialogue with Cuellar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-engages-in-diplomatic-dialogue-with-cuellar

Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Friday that a meeting between President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides and UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin is scheduled to take place in the first ten days of May....

27. Christodoulides lists members of National Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-lists-members-of-national-council

President Nicos Christodoulides presided over a gathering of the National Council at the Presidential Palace today, where significant decisions were made regarding Cyprus's political landscape....

28. 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....

29. Cyprus aid corridor not enough for Gaza, UN warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-corridor-not-enough-for-gaza-un-warns

The Cyprus maritime corridor provides for additionality of humanitarian aid to Gaza, but can never be a substitute for delivery by land, UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza, Sigrid Kaag said briefing the UN Security Council on the situation in the region on Thursday....

30. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

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