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1. Funeral plans set for Raisi and officials after helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-plans-set-for-raisi-and-officials-after-helicopter-crash

Funeral ceremonies are set to begin on Tuesday for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a helicopter crash, as authorities probe what caused the aircraft to smash into the side of a remote mountainside during foggy weather on Sunday morning....

2. Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-condemn-attack-on-limassol-mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

3. US criticizes Turkey for conversion of Chora church into mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-criticizes-turkey-for-conversion-of-chora-church-into-mosque

The US Department of State is aware of Turkey’s conversion of another historical Byzantine church into a mosque, and urges the government to “respect” the “diverse histories” of heritage sites that have hosted different religious communities. ...

4. EU-UNDP collaboration brings Arif Bey Aqueduct back to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-undp-collaboration-brings-arif-bey-aqueduct-back-to-life

Conservation work at the Arif Bey Aqueduct in Afania by the Technical Committee for Cultural Heritage has been completed, a project that has been fully funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cyprus....

5. 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....

6. Christodoulides: Reunification in 2024 despite 50 year anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-reunification-in-2024-despite-50-year-anniversary

Nikos Christodoulides emphasizes the significance of 2024, marking 50 years since the Turkish invasion and 20 years since Cyprus joined the EU....

7. Preserving Cyprus' cultural heritage is a bicommunal effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/preserving-cyprus-cultural-heritage-is-a-bicommunal-effort

8. Erdogan: ''My friend Kyriakos, we will not threaten you if you do not threaten us''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-my-friend-kyriakos-we-will-not-threaten-you-if-you-do-not-threaten-us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks about all issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations in an exclusive interview with K, twenty-four hours before he arrives in Athens, stressing that he is looking forward to "a new page" based on the ''win-win principle''....

9. 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....

10. Israel accuses Hamas of hospital exploitation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-accuses-hamas-of-hospital-exploitation

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital has become the focus of a dayslong stalemate in Israel’s war against the Hamas militant group....

11. Hagia Sophia to charge tourist visitors in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-charge-tourist-visitors-in-2024

In a move that is raising eyebrows and sparking debate, the Turkish government is set to impose entry fees at the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul, a decision announced by the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nouri Ersoy....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. Netanyahu: 'We are at war'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-we-are-at-war

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has reached a critical juncture with a major escalation in violence. Palestinian militants in Gaza fired an astounding 2,200 rockets into Israel, accompanied by armed infiltrations into Israeli territory by land, sea, and air....

16. Erdogan and Netanyahu forge meeting at UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-and-netanyahu-forge-meeting-at-un-general-assembly

In a historic turn of events, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in person for the first time on Tuesday, marking a crucial milestone in the ongoing effort to mend strained relations between the two nations....

17. Hagia Sophia to undergo massive restoration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-undergo-massive-restoration

The Turkish government has decided to start long-term maintenance and repairs of the former Orthodox Christian cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which was converted into a mosque, after scientists discovered significant damage both inside and outside the 6th century Byzantine monument....

18. Morocco earthquake toll mounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morocco-earthquake-toll-mounts

The aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday continues to unfold as rescuers intensify their efforts to locate survivors amidst the widespread destruction. The official death toll has surpassed 2,100, and authorities fear it will climb even higher....

19. Deadly earthquake hits Morocco, 296 lives lost and counting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-hits-morocco-296-lives-lost-and-counting

A powerful earthquake struck Morocco's High Atlas mountains late on Friday, killing at least 296 people, destroying buildings and sending residents of major cities rushing from their homes....

20. Diana tragedy figure Mohamed Al Fayed passes away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diana-tragedy-figure-mohamed-al-fayed-passes-away

Mohamed Al Fayed has died at the age of 94....

21. EVKAF director claims increasing attacks on mosques in free areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evkaf-director-claims-increasing-attacks-on-mosques-in-free-areas

The director general of the EVKAF, Ibrahim Bender, has raised concerns over the increasing number of attacks targeting mosques in the free areas. ...

22. Controversy surrounds Pyla project and UN response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-surrounds-pyla-project-and-un-response

The leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar, welcomed the new head of the General Staff of Turkey, General Metin Gkiourakos, at the "presidential" office....

23. Iraq cuts diplomatic ties with Sweden over Quran burning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iraq-cuts-diplomatic-ties-with-sweden-over-quran-burning

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, ordered on Thursday to withdraw the Iraqi charge d’affaires in Stockholm and expel the Swedish ambassador to Iraq, the Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported....

24. Controversy erupts as Sweden approves burning of Torah and Bible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-erupts-as-sweden-approves-burning-of-torah-and-bible

Swedish police on Friday approved a request to hold a public gathering to burn Judaism's holy book Torah and a Bible in front of the Israeli embassy....

25. Paphos mayor worried about protest against Quran burning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-worried-about-protest-against-quran-burning

A group of protesters in Paphos marched on Sunday against the burning of the Quran in an incident in Sweden last week, prompting the town’s mayor to express concern over 'religious fanaticism' creeping into Cypriot society...

26. US State Department highlights religious freedom issues in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-state-department-highlights-religious-freedom-issues-in-cyprus

The US State Department's 2022 Report on International Religious Freedom for Cyprus sheds light on various issues concerning religious freedom on the island. ...

27. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

28. Turkey - Syria: New 7.7 magnitude earthquake - Also felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-syria-new-7-7-magnitude-earthquake-also-felt-in-cyprus

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, a new earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 was recently felt in Turkey. According to Syrian state media, it was also felt in Damascus....

29. Café at Hala Sultan Tekke done with respect and under strict regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cafe-at-hala-sultan-tekke-done-with-respect-and-under-strict-regulations

The operation of a café at Hala Sultan Tekke, a mosque in the Larnaka district, on the south coast, is done with respect to the area and the monument and under strict conditions, the Mayor of Larnaka Andreas Vyras told the Cyprus News Agency....

30. 'Wild World' singer Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, urges Erdogan not to abandon peace in his 'fatherland' of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wild-world-singer-yusuf-islam-aka-cat-stevens-urges-erdogan-not-to-abandon-peace-in-his-fatherland-of-cyprus

Last week, Turkiye welcomed one of music’s most iconic stars, singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam. The artist was performing a series of fundraising concerts in Istanbul and Ankara, with President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his wife, First Lady Emine Erdoğan attending the event in the Turkish capital....

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