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Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Foreign ministers of Israel and Cyprus meet as Israel seeks to defuse European opposition to sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 24/06/2020 04:32
Cyprus President postpones Israel visit due to coronavirus

Cyprus President postpones Israel visit due to coronavirus

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades postpones planned visit to Jerusalem due to concerns over coronavirus situation.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 19/06/2020 23:36
Cyprus: Got infected with coronavirus? The trip's on us

Cyprus: Got infected with coronavirus? The trip's on us

In an attempt to attract tourists, Cyprus says it will cover costs for anyone who catches the virus while vacationing in the country.Nissan Tzur, 27/05/2020 21:13
Temporary OK for kosher slaughter in Cyprus runs into a snag

Temporary OK for kosher slaughter in Cyprus runs into a snag

Law in Cyprus aimed at granting temporary approval for kosher slaughter is frozen 'for further study', government says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/04/2020 07:18
El Al cancels flights to Cyprus over coronavirus

El Al cancels flights to Cyprus over coronavirus

Israeli airline reduces flights following drop in demand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2020 13:19
UK teen who falsely accused Israelis of rape at Cyprus resort town appeals conviction

UK teen who falsely accused Israelis of rape at Cyprus resort town appeals conviction

British woman convicted of falsely accusing Israelis of gang-rape in Cyprus looks to have conviction overturned.AFP, 17/01/2020 16:15
Cyprus: British woman who falsely accused Israeli youths of rape gets suspended sentence

Cyprus: British woman who falsely accused Israeli youths of rape gets suspended sentence

UK woman who falsely accused Israelis of gang-rape in Cyprus will be allowed to return to home, won't serve jail time.David Rosenberg, 07/01/2020 10:05
Cyprus court to sentence British woman on Tuesday for falsely accusing Israelis of rape

Cyprus court to sentence British woman on Tuesday for falsely accusing Israelis of rape

British woman found guilty of falsely accusing 12 Israeli teens of gang-rape to be sentenced Tuesday in Cyprus court.Duncan Woodside, AFP, 07/01/2020 08:27
British woman in Cyprus rape claim case appeals to PM

British woman in Cyprus rape claim case appeals to PM

'All I want to do is clear my name,' says British woman who lied about being attacked by 12 young Israelis.AFP, 03/01/2020 13:36
Turkey criticizes Israel, Greece and Cyprus gas agreement

Turkey criticizes Israel, Greece and Cyprus gas agreement

Turkey says agreement pipeline project to ship gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe is a "futile step".Ben Ariel, 03/01/2020 00:05
Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

Prior to departure for Athens, Netanyahu addresses expected summit as well as attack on US embassy in Baghdad and steps US expected to take.Mordechai Sones, 02/01/2020 11:24
Cyprus pushes back after UK slams conviction of teen who falsely accused Israelis

Cyprus pushes back after UK slams conviction of teen who falsely accused Israelis

After Cyprus court convicts British woman who falsely accused Israeli teens of gang-rape, UK voices 'serious concern' about trial.AFP, 31/12/2019 15:06
Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of falsely accusing Israelis of gang rape

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of falsely accusing Israelis of gang rape

UK woman who accused Israeli teens of gang-rape found guilty of making false complaint to police, faces up to year in prison.David Rosenberg, 30/12/2019 10:44
Israel to sign gas pipeline agreement with Cyprus, Greece

Israel to sign gas pipeline agreement with Cyprus, Greece

Israeli, Cypriot, and Greek leaders to meet in January to sign deal to construct gas pipeline supplying Cyprus and Greece.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2019 17:01
Greece to sign gas pipeline deal with Cyprus and Israel

Greece to sign gas pipeline deal with Cyprus and Israel

Greek government announces plans to sign deal for huge gas pipeline from Israel across eastern Mediterranean.AFP, 22/12/2019 22:29
Cyprus arrests three suspects in 'spy van' investigation

Cyprus arrests three suspects in 'spy van' investigation

Cyprus arrests three people in connection with an alleged Israeli-owned "spy van" which was seized last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 02:00
Cyprus adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Cyprus adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Cabinet in Cyprus approves proposal to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 19/12/2019 06:20
Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Israeli research ship sailing with Cyprus geologist in Cyprus' waters is forced to leave the area. 'Turkey wants to show it's in charge.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2019 22:29
Watch: IDF 'Game of Thrones' excercise in Cyprus

Watch: IDF 'Game of Thrones' excercise in Cyprus

IAF, Commando Brigade, complete joint operation in Cyprus, commanders praise soldiers' cooperation and personal abilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 11:01
Court: UK teen wasn't forced to drop rape claim against Israelis

Court: UK teen wasn't forced to drop rape claim against Israelis

Judge in Cyprus rules that 19-year-old British woman who claimed Israelis gang-raped her - then retracted claim - was not forced to recant.AFP, 29/11/2019 12:37
Israeli interrogated in Cyprus is former military intel officer

Israeli interrogated in Cyprus is former military intel officer

Officer interrogated by Cypriot police named as former Israeli intelligence commander.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2019 11:10
Cyprus police say they seized Israeli 'spy van', question owner

Cyprus police say they seized Israeli 'spy van', question owner

Cypriot police say they seized an alleged "spy van" equipped with sophisticated surveillance equipment.AFP, 17/11/2019 02:28
Cyprus buys Israeli drones amid tensions with Turkey

Cyprus buys Israeli drones amid tensions with Turkey

Cyprus acquires four Israeli drone aircraft to patrol island's waters during searches for natural gas, amid tensions with Turkey.AFP, 08/10/2019 08:15
Trial begins for British woman who accused Israelis of gang rape

Trial begins for British woman who accused Israelis of gang rape

British teen accused of making false rape complaint against 12 Israelis heads to court as trial begins Wednesday.David Rosenberg, 02/10/2019 14:02
3 Iranians attempting to fly to UK with fake passports arrested

3 Iranians attempting to fly to UK with fake passports arrested

Cypriot authorities arrest 3 Iranian nationals who attempted to travel to UK using fake Czech passports.David Rosenberg, 08/09/2019 17:06
Herzog: Cyprus has 'vested interest' in fighting terror

Herzog: Cyprus has 'vested interest' in fighting terror

Jewish Agency Chairman Herzog meets with Cyprus President at Diaspora Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2019 13:54
British teen pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial

British teen pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial

19-year-old British tourist suspected of falsely accusing 12 Israeli teens of gang rape released on bail after entering plea of not guilty.AFP, 27/08/2019 13:41
Family of UK 'false rape' teen launches GoFundMe for legal aid

Family of UK 'false rape' teen launches GoFundMe for legal aid

After British teen's lawyer quits, her family requests money for her legal expenses on GoFundMe. 'We just want to bring her home.'Sara Rubenstein, 09/08/2019 11:23
Lawyer of British teen who accused Israelis of rape quits

Lawyer of British teen who accused Israelis of rape quits

Trial of 19-year-old British woman charged with falsely accusing 12 Israelis of gang rape postponed after her lawyer quits.AFP, 07/08/2019 13:03
UK teen in Cyprus rape case: Police forced me to confess

UK teen in Cyprus rape case: Police forced me to confess

New twist in Cyprus rape case: 19-year-old British teen who accused 12 Israelis of gang rape now says she was forced to sign confession.David Rosenberg, 05/08/2019 09:10
UK woman who accused Israelis of rape in Cyprus indicted

UK woman who accused Israelis of rape in Cyprus indicted

19-year-old British woman who made false accusation of gang rape could face jail time for 'public mischief' charges in CyprusArutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 30/07/2019 13:14
Israeli teens falsely accused of rape to sue British tourist

Israeli teens falsely accused of rape to sue British tourist

After accuser recants claims of gang rape, Israeli teens plan to sue British teen and seek compensation from insurance company.David Rosenberg, 30/07/2019 10:19
UK woman to be indicted after admitting she faked rape claims

UK woman to be indicted after admitting she faked rape claims

19-year-old British woman explains motive for falsely accusing Israeli teens of gang rape, faces indictment Monday.David Rosenberg, 28/07/2019 20:23
All Israeli youths detained in Cyprus released

All Israeli youths detained in Cyprus released

7 Israelis who remained in detention over weekend released. British teen who accused them faces court on suspicion of making false claim.AFP, 28/07/2019 14:51
All Israelis held over Cyprus 'gang rape' claims to be released

All Israelis held over Cyprus 'gang rape' claims to be released

Lawyer for 7 Israeli teens held on accusations of gang rape in Cyprus says all of them to be released after accuser changed her story.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2019 11:48
Israeli teens arrested in Cyprus gang rape case return to Israel

Israeli teens arrested in Cyprus gang rape case return to Israel

5 Israeli youths freed after week under arrest in connection with sexual assault of British woman begin to return to Israel.David Rosenberg, 26/07/2019 09:43
Cyprus holds 12 Israelis over alleged gang rape of UK teen

Cyprus holds 12 Israelis over alleged gang rape of UK teen

Israeli teenagers remanded by Cyprus court after being accused of raping 19-year-old British woman at hotel in resort town.AFP, 18/07/2019 15:24
Suspected stray Syrian missile crashes in Cyprus

Suspected stray Syrian missile crashes in Cyprus

Unidentified object - possibly a stray Syrian surface-to-air missile fired during Israeli airstrikes on Damascus - lands in Cyprus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2019 12:11
Watch: Israel Air Force and elite 'Egoz' unit in Cyprus

Watch: Israel Air Force and elite 'Egoz' unit in Cyprus

IAF forces and commando unit take part in special join Cypriot military for special training exercise featuring remotely piloted aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2019 12:38
Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Delegation from Cyprus including firefighting planes lands at Tel-Nof Base.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/05/2019 20:26
Smoke causes El Al flight to divert to Cyprus

Smoke causes El Al flight to divert to Cyprus

El Al plane making its way to Vienna lands in Larnaca due to the smell of smoke on board the plane.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2019 03:43
An open letter to Rashida Tlaib

An open letter to Rashida Tlaib

Were the long-suffering survivors of the Holocaust exploiters? Congresswoman Rashida Tliab thinks so. The question is how many unknowledgeable people she will convince. Lila Lowell, 16/05/2019 16:02
Regional summit with US Secretary of State

Regional summit with US Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo attends for the first time summit between Netanyahu, Cyprus President and Greek Prime Minister.Nitsan Keidar, 21/03/2019 03:14
Rivlin hosts Greek and Cypriot delegation on diaspora relations

Rivlin hosts Greek and Cypriot delegation on diaspora relations

Delegation seeks to learn from Israel's ties with diaspora Jewry about how to strengthen relations with the Greek and Cypriot diasporas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2019 16:45
Rivlin marks 70th anniversary of last Jewish camps in Cyprus

Rivlin marks 70th anniversary of last Jewish camps in Cyprus

President flies to Cyprus to mark 70 years since the closure of British detention camps for Jews, holding talks with Cyprus president.AFP, 12/02/2019 14:54
Ambassador Friedman lauds Israeli gas pipeline to Europe

Ambassador Friedman lauds Israeli gas pipeline to Europe

US Ambassador hails trilateral cooperation between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus, including development of gas pipeline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2018 18:28
Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

European Jewish Association calls bill charging local Jews for police protection 'a new low' and 'an insult', demands bill be cancelled.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/12/2018 14:46
Israel, Greece, Cyprus plan underwater gas pipeline

Israel, Greece, Cyprus plan underwater gas pipeline

Netanyahu meets with Greek, Cypriot foreign ministers as three countries plan gas pipeline to EuropeArutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2018 23:00
Report: Israel-Hamas agreement to include sea route to Cyprus

Report: Israel-Hamas agreement to include sea route to Cyprus

Israel-Hamas agreement will include sea route to Cyprus, and Qatar will pay Hamas' salaries, report says.Nitsan Keidar, 16/08/2018 12:00
Cyprus mulls Israeli request of port for Gaza

Cyprus mulls Israeli request of port for Gaza

Mediterranean nation considers Avigdor Liberman's request host port for inspection and delivery of goods to Gaza Strip.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2018 16:19
Will Israel build a naval dock for Gazans?

Will Israel build a naval dock for Gazans?

Report says Liberman promoting construction of floating dock in Cyprus that will receive goods intended for Gaza.Ben Ariel, 26/06/2018 03:42
Cyprus, Greece and Israel aim for gas pipeline deal this year

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

3 Mediterranean nations seek to reach energy agreement soon.AFP, 08/05/2018 19:58
US destroyer nears Syria as Trump promises forceful response

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, 10/04/2018 16:44
Organ trafficking suspect to face Cyprus extradition hearing

Organ trafficking suspect to face Cyprus extradition hearing

Cyprus court orders extradition of organ-trafficking suspect to begin late in February.AFP, 05/02/2018 19:51
Cyprus denies bail for Israeli organ trafficking suspect

Cyprus denies bail for Israeli organ trafficking suspect

Cyprus orders organ trafficking mastermind to remain in custody until extradition process begins next month.AFP, 21/01/2018 00:08
Kosovo requests extradition of Israeli 'organ trafficker'

Kosovo requests extradition of Israeli 'organ trafficker'

Kosova requests Cyprus extradite Israeli suspected of organizing organ trafficking gang.AFP, 13/01/2018 22:57
Syrian baby to undergo operation in Israel

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, 23/12/2017 18:20