Posts Tagged ‘Cyprus’

US Navy SEALs, Cyprus Special Forces Hold Anti-Terror Drill

LIMASSOL, Cyprus—Members of the U.S. navy’s elite special forces SEAL unit joined Cypriot underwater demolition soldiers on Friday in a joint drill to hone skills in countering terrorist hijackings at sea. The exercise involved teams of U.S. and Cypriot special forces re-taking a ship controlled by terrorists. Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides said after the […]

CYPRUS – ISRAEL

Cyprus. The terrorist group EOKA was led by George Grivas, who hid in the tunnels under this sink in this kitchen.  EOKA killed many British soldiers. EOKA was armed by the Israelis and the American government. Source 00

UN Security Council condemns Turkish move to reopen Cyprus ghost town Varosha

The UN Security Council has demanded “the immediate reversal” of a unilateral decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriot leaders to reopen the island’s abandoned suburb of Varosha. Once a tourism hub, Varosha has lain empty and mostly fenced-off since the 1974 invasion that split Cyprus. On Tuesday, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced that a […]

Turkey says part of Cyprus ghost town to reopen; EU, UK, US object

Turkish Cypriot authorities announced on Tuesday a partial reopening of an abandoned town for potential resettlement, drawing a strong rebuke from rival Greek Cypriots of orchestrating a land grab by stealth. Varosha, an eerie collection of derelict high-rise hotels and residences in a military zone nobody has been allowed to enter, has been deserted since […]

‘Unacceptable’: Cyprus slams Turkish move to open up a part of Varosha

Turkish Cypriot plans to open up part of an abandoned city on the divided island have been slammed as being “illegal and unacceptable”. Varosha, a fenced-off derelict area under Turkish control, has been left deserted since the 1974 invasion that split Cyprus. Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced earlier on Tuesday that a 3.5 square-kilometre […]

Biden Urged to Act for the Occupied Town of Varosha in Cyprus

Varosha, Cyprus. Credit: Rena Choplarou. Illustration Greek Reporter President Joe Biden is being urged by 10 Greek-American organizations to take steps to enforce the UN Resolutions regarding the occupied town of Varosha in Cyprus. Ten presidents of Greek-American groups have sent a letter to the White House express grave concern regarding the renewed threats facing […]

Fatal wildfire in Cyprus

Four deaths from the massive blaze still raging in certain rural regions of Limassol and Larnaca, Cyprus, were confirmed this morning. The bodies of four Egyptian workers were found after going missing in Odou, Larnaca yesterday afternoon. Their burnt-out car was found almost half a kilometer from the community and Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris […]

Four dead as ‘worst ever’ fire tears through Cyprus

Cyprus search crews discovered the bodies of four people outside a fire-swept mountain village on Sunday in what a government minister called the “most destructive” blaze in the east Mediterranean island nation’s history. Nicos Nouris said that Civil Defense volunteers discovered the remains just outside the village of Odou on the southern edge of the […]

Cyprus wrongly issued passports despite warnings, probe concludes

The Cyprus government continued for at least four years to unlawfully issue passports to relatives of wealthy investors under an investment-for-citizenship programme, despite warnings by the Attorney-General that this could be in breach of the law, the head of an independent commission said on Monday. Former Supreme Court President Myron Nicolatos said that, of the […]

Christians protest as Cyprus ‘Satanic’ Eurovision song gets to final

Several dozen Orthodox Christian faithful and clergy members held up wooden crucifixes, icons of saints and a banner declaring Cyprus’ love for Christ in a renewed protest Wednesday over the island nation’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest, which they contend promotes Satan worship. The protest, held opposite the gates of the offices of state […]

Cyprus Bans Access to Churches, Shops, Restaurants without Mark of the Beast Vaccine Passports

    The government of Cyprus has announced a new round of draconian COVID rules, many of which are tied to the rollout of a ‘coronavirus passport,’ according to reports. Residents of the European nation, which lies on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, have been living under extremely oppressive mandates which even required them […]

UN says common ground elusive in Cyprus peace talks as Turks float two-state solution

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Foreign Ministers of Israel, UAE, Greece and Cyprus Meet to Develop Region’s ‘New Narrative’

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser of UAE’s President, attend a joint news conference in Paphos, Cyprus April 16, 2021. Iakovos Hatzistavrou/Pool via REUTERS Israel, the UAE, Greece and Cyprus said they would seek to deepen their cooperation in fields ranging […]

Most Common Names in Greece, Cyprus, and Around the World

In Greece, the number of common names amount to about a handful for each gender. Credit: Greek Reporter Can you guess the most common names in Greece and Cyprus? The two countries, where naming customs follow a widely-used pattern of naming a child after their grandparents, are known for having a list of only four […]

Turkey warns Cyprus, Greece and Israel over underwater electricity cable deal

Turkey has formally protested against a new deal which plans to build an underwater electricity cable connecting Cyprus, Greece and Israel. Ankara has argued that the planned route of the cable passes through Turkish territorial waters. Turkish officials have presented diplomatic protest notes to Greek, Israeli and EU diplomats in Ankara, stating that the three […]

Cyprus Protesters Demand Singing Harlot to be Withdrawn from Eurovision over ‘I Love Satan’ song

    Nowadays prostitutes and harlots are being promoted by the music industry as celebrities. The more vile and disgusting they are, the more desired they are by the music industry but have no fear, Christians are finally taking a stand against all of this debauchery! Dozens of Orthodox Christian faithful held up wooden crosses […]

Cyprus president in Israel to sign quarantine-free travel deal for vaccinated

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades arrived in Israel Sunday for a series of meetings with high-level Israeli officials to finalize a deal for the two countries to mutually recognize each other’s “green passports,” enabling the vaccinated to travel freely from one nation to the other. Anastasiades met with President Reuven Rivlin Sunday morning and is set […]

Israel, Cyprus to announce COVID vaccine certificate agreement and renewal of tourism

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Turkey Targets Christian in North Cyprus

Photo Credit: Burak Su Cyprus (International Christian Concern) – An expatriate Christian living in North Cyprus had his home and business raided and his name slandered in Turkish media. Ryan Keating formerly resided in Turkey but was targeted for his Christian faith and activity and later moved to North Cyprus. Deportation is a common tactic […]

Cyprus: Brawl at overcrowded migrant camp injures over two dozen

More than two dozen migrants were injured during a large brawl between nationals from Syria and several African countries at an overcrowded migrant reception camp outside of Cyprus’ capital, a government official said Tuesday. Interior Ministry spokesman Loizos Michael told The Associated Press that all 25 sustained minor injuries and have since returned to the […]

Cyprus asks Israel for COVID-19 vaccines

Cyprus has asked Israel and other neighboring countries for a supplementary number of COVID vaccines.Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades told the country’s daily Greek newspaper Politis that he asked for the vaccines last week during a conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who told Anastasiades that the request would be considered in consultation with experts.The Prime […]

Unique Cyprus Death Cult Treasures Uncovered at Mass Burial Site

Excavators in Cyprus have discovered a series of “sensational finds” of death cult artifacts dating to 3,500 years ago, during the Bronze Age. A vessel used as a cult funerary object, a seal with cuneiform characters, and a scarab with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs from the reign of Nefertiti are among the “unique” finds made by a […]

Turkey rejects European Parliament call for sanctions over Cyprus

Turkey on Friday rejected a call by the European Parliament for sanctions against Ankara over President Tayyip Erdogan’s recent visit to the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in north Cyprus, calling the demand “disconnected from the realities.” On Thursday, the European Union’s parliament agreed a non-binding resolution in support of EU member Cyprus urging EU leaders […]

North Cyprus: Turkey’s Erdogan calls for talks aimed at ‘two separate states’ in island visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Sunday for talks to aim for “two separate states” in Cyprus, during a controversial visit to the north of the divided island which Turkey has occupied for nearly five decades. The last UN-sponsored peace talks in 2017 between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, based on the island’s reunification, […]

Cyprus President Slams Turkey’s Reopening of Varosha Resort as Illegal

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Cyprus President Slams Turkey’s Reopening of Varosha Resort as Illegal     The authorities of the breakaway Turkish part of Northern Cyprus announced they would reopen the resort for tourists on Thursday, despite United Nations Security Council Resolutions 550 and 789, which condemn all resettlement attempts in the […]

Greece urges Turkey to ‘step back’ from reopening of Cyprus beach resort

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With Turkey’s backing, North Cyprus to reopen disputed no-man’s land beach

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Cyprus ‘holding up’ EU sanctions on Belarus over bloc’s stance on Turkey

European diplomats have told Euronews that EU sanctions on Belarus are being held up by Cyprus with only a few days left until a key meeting of European foreign ministers on Monday. The island nation, one of the EU’s smallest members, has threatened to block measures against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s government because of a […]

Cyprus says it is ready for dialogue with Turkey but only ‘without threats’

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Northern Cyprus president calls on EU to reduce eastern Mediterranean tensions

As tensions continue to rise in the eastern Mediterranean, with Turkey, Greece and Cyprus at odds over territorial waters, the president of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has told Euronews that EU countries should be working to de-escalate the situation. Turkey claims the right to drill for oil off the coast of Cyprus, […]

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