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61. Countdown for potential Israeli strike on Iran heightens tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countdown-for-potential-israeli-strike-on-iran-heightens-tensions

Israel is gearing up for a potential strike against Iran, with its air force on full alert for retaliation....

62. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

63. Easyjet halts Tel Aviv flights after Iranian attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easyjet-halts-tel-aviv-flights-after-iranian-attack

British airline Easyjet has announced the temporary suspension of its flights ''to and from Tel Aviv'' in response to heightened tensions following an Iranian attack on the city early Sunday morning....

64. Cyprus reopens air links

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-air-links

Air connections between Cyprus, Jordan, and Lebanon have been reinstated following a temporary closure prompted by heightened tensions in the Middle East. ...

65. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

66. 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. ...

67. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

68. Iran strikes Israel with 100 drones and missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-strikes-israel-with-100-drones-and-missiles

Iran fired multiple drones and cruise missiles towards Israel, heightening concerns of a broader conflict in the region. The Israeli military disclosed the attack, emphasizing that it would take several hours for the weapons to reach their targets. ...

69. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

70. 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....

71. Mexico cuts ties with Ecuador after Embassy raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-cuts-ties-with-ecuador-after-embassy-raid

Mexico announced the severance of diplomatic ties with Ecuador following a tumultuous incident at the Mexican embassy in Quito. The event unfolded when Ecuadorian police forcibly entered the embassy to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, ...

72. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

73. 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. ...

74. World Central Kitchen halts Gaza operations after volunteers killed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-central-kitchen-halts-gaza-operations-after-volunteers-killed

At least 7 volunteers from the non-governmental organization ''World Central Kitchen'' (WCK) lost their lives in a devastating incident in Gaza's Deir al-Balah area. ...

75. EU reform proposals spark concern among small states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-reform-proposals-spark-concern-among-small-states

Germany and France are pushing for significant reforms within the European Union, including the abolition of unanimous decision-making and a reduction in the number of Commissioners....

76. King Charles III attends Easter service amid cancer battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-iii-given-two-years-to-live-according-to-reports

With King Charles III of Britain battling pancreatic cancer, funeral arrangements have been set, named "Operation Menai Bridge" akin to Queen Elizabeth II's ceremonies, dubbed "Operation London Bridge." ...

77. Islamic State calls for terror attacks on US, Europe, and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islamic-state-calls-for-terror-attacks-on-us-europe-and-israel

The Islamic State issued a stark warning on Thursday, urging its followers to target "crusaders" worldwide, singling out the United States, Europe, and Israel. ...

78. Thanasis' death inquiry reaches boiling point with third interrogation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanasis-death-inquiry-reaches-boiling-point-with-third-interrogation

After a series of intricate legal proceedings, including testimonies from the Legal Service and family attorneys, the complex investigation into the death of 26-year-old soldier Thanasis Nicolaou is nearing its conclusion. ...

79. Russian security chief accuses Ukraine, US, and UK in Moscow attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-security-chief-accuses-ukraine-us-and-uk-in-moscow-attack

The Federal Security Service (FSB) director, Alexander Bortnikov, accused Ukraine, the United States, and Britain of involvement in the recent deadly attack on a concert hall near Moscow, which claimed the lives of at least 139 people....

80. 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. ...

81. 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. ...

82. International efforts strengthen humanitarian corridor to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-efforts-strengthen-humanitarian-corridor-to-gaza

Last Thursday, officials from more than 35 countries and international organizations, including the UN and the EU, convened at the Zenon Centre in Larnaca to bolster the Amalthea humanitarian corridor....

83. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

84. Vasilikos: Fragile peace amidst delays and disputes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasilikos-fragile-peace-amidst-delays-and-disputes

According to a report by Kathimerini's Apostolos Tomaras, Energy Minister George Papanastasiou's recent meeting with a top executive of China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co. Ltd., the parent company overseeing the Vasilikos energy projects,...

85. 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......

86. NY Attorney General moves to seize Trump's assets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ny-attorney-general-moves-to-seize-trump-s-assets

In a significant legal maneuver, the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James has taken steps to file judgments against former President Donald Trump in Westchester County, N.Y....

87. Greek Cypriots and foreigners clash in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-and-foreigners-clash-in-paphos

Violent clashes erupted Monday night in the Paphos District of Cyprus between Greek Cypriots and foreigners, with video footage capturing the chaotic scenes, including individuals brandishing offensive weapons....

88. Cyprus' defense industry poised for growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-defense-industry-poised-for-growth

In an interview conducted by Kathimerini reporter Andreas Karamitas, Dr. Tasos Kounoudis, President of the Cyprus Association of Research and Innovation Enterprises (CRAI), provided significant insights into the European Union's investment in the defense industry and its implications for Cyprus....

89. Second WCK ship ready to break Gaza's crisis with 500 tons of aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-wck-ship-ready-to-break-gaza-s-crisis-with-500-tons-of-aid

Deputy Government Spokesperson Yiannis Antoniou recently unveiled plans for the departure of the 'Jennifer,' a vessel chartered......

90. Trump claims voting Democrat makes you a 'bad Jew'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-claims-voting-democrat-makes-you-a-bad-jew

Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy on Monday with remarks suggesting that Jews who vote for Democrats harbor animosity towards Israel and their religion....

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