Cyprus, Greece and Israel aim for gas pipeline deal this year

3 Mediterranean nations seek to reach energy agreement soon.AFP, 5/8/2018, 7:58 PM

US destroyer nears Syria as Trump promises forceful response

USS Donald Cook leaves Cyprus port, could now launch Tomahawk cruise missiles against Syrian targets if ordered.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 4:44 PM

Organ trafficking suspect to face Cyprus extradition hearing

Cyprus court orders extradition of organ-trafficking suspect to begin late in February.AFP, 2/5/2018, 7:51 PM

Cyprus denies bail for Israeli organ trafficking suspect

Cyprus orders organ trafficking mastermind to remain in custody until extradition process begins next month.AFP, 1/21/2018, 12:08 AM

Kosovo requests extradition of Israeli 'organ trafficker'

Kosova requests Cyprus extradite Israeli suspected of organizing organ trafficking gang.AFP, 1/13/2018, 10:57 PM

Syrian baby to undergo operation in Israel

Cyprus, Israel, work together to fly two-day-old son of Syrian refugees living in Cyprus to Israel for complex heart surgery.Uzi Baruch, 12/23/2017, 6:20 PM

Watch: IDF forces 'capture' Cyprus

IDF conducts 'unusual' major joint training exercise with Cypriot army forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 7:35 PM

Four-way agreement to build gas pipeline signed

Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Israel sign memorandum of understanding to build major gas pipeline.AFP, 12/7/2017, 2:23 PM

Turks celebrate 1964 napalm bombing of Cyprus

Cyprus is Turkish, after all. Turks can do whatever they want there. They can even celebrate dropping napalm on Greeks and slaughtering them.  Uzay Bulut, 8/15/2017, 10:24 PM

Watch: Israeli commandos train in Cyprus

500 IDF special forces soldiers conduct joint training exercises with air units, local army units in Cyprus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 5:46 PM

EU nations, Israel eye world's longest undersea gas pipeline

Mediterranean, European countries see new gas pipeline as way to boost cooperation and boost supply.AFP, 4/3/2017, 2:19 PM

'Cyprus deal could speed up Turkey energy project'

New ambassador to Turkey says sending gas via Cyprus would speed Israel-Turkey gas project.AFP, 3/5/2017, 12:10 PM

'We have initiated a tradition of cooperation and friendship'

Knesset Speaker holds trilateral meeting with parliamentary leaders of Greece and Cyprus. Agreement reached on regional cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 4:23 PM

Free speech in Turkey? As long as you are willing to bear the results

Turkish fashion designer beaten by mob, arrested by police over social media posts. Uzay Bulut, 1/22/2017, 10:13 AM

Israel, Greece and Cyprus agree to cooperate on wildfires

Israel, Greece and Cyprus have agreed to fight wildfires together, as well as cooperating on natural gas production.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 4:47 PM

'My baby is alive thanks to Israel'

British couple living Cyprus make horrifying discovery, rush to Israel to save 3-week old baby.David Rosenberg, 9/27/2016, 1:44 PM

Liberman hails 'best chapter' ever of Israel-Cyprus relations

"Despite all political problems and security problems in our region, we are two small democracies and very, very reliable friends."AFP, 9/16/2016, 2:52 PM

Israel and Cyprus to increase cooperation

Netanyahu meets Cypriot President and the two agree to increase cooperation in the fight against terror and natural gas infrastructures.Nitsan Keidar, 7/25/2016, 12:10 AM

Israel sends firefighting planes to help douse Cyprus blaze

Netanyahu orders firefighting planes to assist, following request from Cypriot government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2016, 11:50 PM

Cyprus approves extradition of EgyptAir hijacker

Cyprus says it approved a request from Cairo to extradite the man accused of hijacking an EgyptAir plane last week.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2016, 3:43 AM

Egyptian hijacker bragged about killing IDF soldiers

Seif Eldin Mustafa, who hijacked plane to Cyprus, used to brag about killing 3 IDF soldiers and fanatically supported PLO, ex-wife claims.Matt Wanderman, 3/31/2016, 6:58 PM

Egypt asks Cyprus to extradite plane hijacker

Egypt asks Cyprus to extradite the man who hijacked an EgyptAir flight in order to meet his ex-wife.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2016, 4:14 AM

Egyptian plane hijacker arrested with no casualties

Man with explosive vest hijacks EgyptAir plane, takes it to Cyprus in effort to reunite with ex-wife. Police arrest hijacker, no one harmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 9:30 AM

Ya'alon warns: Iran operating 'sleeper cells' in Europe

In Cyprus, Defense Minister warns that Iran is building an international terror network and plans attacks on the United States and Europe.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 6:14 AM

Israel, Cyprus and Greece forge ahead with Europe gas pipeline

Cyprus and Greece emerging as key allies, as Israel looks towards potentially lucrative pipeline - Turkey, or no Turkey.Arutz Sheva, 1/28/2016, 3:26 PM

PA Sources: Cyprus Initiating Resumption of Peace Talks

Cyprus pushing an initiative to revive the peace process between the PA and Israel, say Palestinian sources.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2015, 5:14 AM

Netanyahu Warns Cyprus: Iran's Hezbollah Threatens Europe

While on official visit to Cyprus where Hezbollah attack was recently thwarted, PM notes group's network 'in every country in Europe.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 4:54 PM

Cyprus Sentences Hezbollah Member to 6 Years

Lebanese man given six years in jail by a Cyprus court after 8.2 tons of potential bomb-making material were found in his home.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2015, 6:45 AM

Cyprus to Try Hezbollah Member on Terror Charges

Lebanese-Canadian to stand trial in Cyprus on terror charges, after fertilizer that can be used for bomb making was found in his home.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/19/2015, 11:44 PM

Cyprus: We Thwarted a Hezbollah Plot to Attack Israelis

Cypriot Foreign Ministry says his country believes it foiled a Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis or Jews on the island.Elad Benari, 6/16/2015, 5:42 AM

Netanyahu: If Iran Wins, the World Loses

Netanyahu meets with Cypriot President Anastasiades and stresses it's not too late to change deal on Iran's nuclear program for the better.Cynthia Blank, 6/15/2015, 3:54 PM

Cyprus: Lebanese Man Arrested for Anti-Israel Terror Plot

Suspect may have had Hezbollah links, and may be connected to the terror group's leader, Hassan Nasrallah.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 2:02 PM

Israeli-Greek-Cypriot Alliance Challenges Turkey in the Med

Economic issues in Athens and partnerships to extract natural gas keep far-left Greek gov't away from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Gedalyah Reback, 3/9/2015, 5:26 PM

Syrian Refugees Plot Cyprus Escape as Camp Closes

As refugee camp in Cyprus closes, hundreds of Syrian refugees attempt to make their way to Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2015, 9:08 AM

Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

The number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 5:13 PM

Turkish Cyprus FM to Israel: Don't Get Involved

The Foreign Minister of 'Turkish Cyprus' called on Israel not to support development of gas projects with the 'real' Cyprus.Yaakov Levi, 11/6/2014, 8:05 AM

Israel Urges Turkey to Respect Cyprus's Right to Energy

Liberman joins forces with Cyprus's foreign ministry to dissuade Turkey from drilling near Israeli gas pool ahead of negotiations for deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2014, 7:22 PM

Israel and Cyprus Launch Joint Operation for Missing Plane

Israel and Cyprus launch joint search and rescue operation after small Cypriot plane en route to Beirut, Lebanon, disappears.Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 9:08 AM

Great Concern in Cyprus over ISIS Advances in Lebanon

Cyprus FM says terrorist groups on the shores of the Mediterranean would create an 'immediate danger' to the safety of Cyprus."Mark Langfan, 10/8/2014, 2:47 PM

Cyprus Suspends Peace Talks with Turkey over 'Aggressive' Moves

Danger of conflagration as Turkish frigate violates Cyprus’ southern waters, Cyprus accuses Turkey of provocation.Mark Langfan, 10/7/2014, 8:58 PM

Turkish Warship in Cyprus Zone Sends Tensions Soaring

Turkey is sending a seismographic vessel to explore areas in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone.Mark Langfan, 10/7/2014, 4:51 PM

Turkey Refuses to Pay Cyprus Compensation

Even as it demands compensation from Israel over death of violent activists, Turkey refuses European court order to pay for invasion.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 10:59 PM

Israelis Suspected of Trying to Buy Crude from Libyan Rebels

Two Israelis questioned in Cyprus in connection with an an oil tanker loaded from a rebel-held port in Libya.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 2:44 AM

Judge Calls On Govt. To Adopt Levy Report Immediately

Uri Shtruzman insists only 'politics' preventing annexation of Judea and Samaria, says no legal basis for 'occupation' claim.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 4:07 PM

Jordan, Israel Strike Natural Gas Deal

Amman the first to sign natural gas import agreement with Israel after Egyptian pipeline becomes too unreliable.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 9:24 AM

Cyprus Peace Talks Could Bring Gas Export Boon for Israel

Opening of Cypriot pipeline could grant Israel a valuable route to deliver newly-discovered natural gas deposits to Turkey and Europe.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2014, 9:58 AM

Turkey-Cyprus Clash Shows Israel 'Defender of NATO'

Turkey forces Norwegian ship out of Cypriot waters. Analyst says 'Israel is now heart of NATO's southeastern flank.'Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 8:16 AM

A Southern Strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean

The U.S., Israel, Greece, and Cyprus can enhance cooperation. The U.S. should leverage its growing and warming military ties with both Israel and Greece to repel Russia’s growing influence in the littoral states. George Papadopoulos, 1/29/2014, 1:35 PM

Dept. Foreign Minister Tells EU Envoy to End 'Double-Standards'

In meeting with EU Ambassador, Elkin gives documents showing PA incitement and EU hypocrisy in different conflict zones.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 5:19 PM

Earthquake Shakes Northern Israel

Earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shakes Cyprus; quake felt as far east as the Haifa area.Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2013, 8:00 PM

Cypriot Minister: Gas Reserves Lower but Substantial

Gas reserves off Cyprus are nearly a third less than initially estimated but remain "substantial," says the country's energy minister.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 1:14 AM

Syrian Warplanes Test British Air Defenses in Cyprus

RAF Typhoon fighters recently won a mid-air showdown with two Syrian warplanes heading towards Britain’s base in Cyprus.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 2:14 AM

Report: British Warplanes in Cyprus Preparing for Syria Strike

British airplanes and military transporters have begun arriving at an airbase in Cyprus, according to a report by the Guardian.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 2:15 AM

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S. to Break with Turkey

The natural gas fields in the Mediterranean provide the United States with an opportunity to break with Turkey, according to Seth Cropsey.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 1:14 AM

Cyprus Inks Gas Deal with US-Israel Noble Energy Group

Cyprus has signed a deal with the US-Israeli Noble Energy firm to build a liquified natural gas plant to exploit its untapped reserves.Chana Ya'ar, 6/27/2013, 9:26 AM

Lebanon Claims its Own Big Offshore Gas Find

Lebanese Energy Minister Gebran Bassil said that the country had “at least” 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas off its shoresDavid Lev, 6/2/2013, 8:32 PM

PM: We Will Always Be a Friend to Cyprus

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu promised that Israel would continue to maintain good ties with CyprusDavid Lev, 5/6/2013, 3:56 PM