cyprus

Will Cyprus be back in Turkey’s crosshairs soon?

Ankara has tried to cement its military role and occupation of northern Cyprus by calling itself a “guarantor” of the area.

A UN guard post along the buffer zone of Cyprus and Northern Cyprus as a Turkish and Turkish-Cypriot
Hardliner’s win in North Cyprus vote may increase regional tensions

Ersin Tatar is seen as closely aligned to the Turkish president amid conflicts over gas rights

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI/THE MEDIA LINE
20/10/2020
Nationalist Ersin Tatar wins North Cyprus presidential vote

Tatar is a supporter of separate administrations on the Mediterranean island which split after a 1974 Turkish invasion in response to a brief Greek-inspired coup.

By REUTERS
19/10/2020
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Russian fighter jet flies close to Israir passenger flight over Cyprus

While the passenger plane was never put in serious danger, it was not an isolated incident, with multiple civilian flights in the area having been interrupted by Russian fighters that day

Is Pompeo changing tack on Turkey? - Analysis

For the first time, the US appears to be confronting Turkey over its fueling of conflict all over the Middle East.

CREW MEMBERS of the amphibious landing ship tank ‘TCG Bayraktar’ pose after a landing drill during t
Turkish official sees Ankara unswayed over EU sanctions on Eastern Med

The warning came as EU leaders broke a diplomatic deadlock early on Friday and assured bloc member Cyprus it would punish Turkey if it continued operations in disputed waters.

By REUTERS
02/10/2020
Cyprus demands Turkey sanctions at EU summit, stalls on Belarus

EU diplomats say a solution could involve a promise to Cyprus of tough sanctions on Turkey in the future.

By REUTERS
01/10/2020
Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis is escorted by Turkish Navy ships as it sets sail in the M
Turkey, Cyprus lobby for EU support ahead of summit

Turkey said it expects the EU to take concrete steps at its Oct. 1-2 meeting to update a 2016 migrant deal and a customs union.

By REUTERS
30/09/2020
New Mediterranean energy forum launched with Israel as member

The forum includes Egypt, Israel, Greece, Cyprus, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Italy.

CREW MEMBERS of the amphibious landing ship tank ‘TCG Bayraktar’ pose after a landing drill during t
Erdogan says Turkey withdrew survey vessel to allow for diplomacy

NATO members Turkey and Greece bitterly disagree over maritime jurisdiction and energy exploration rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

By REUTERS
18/09/2020
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