Remanded newlywed Iranian couple request to be held together

Larnaca District Court November 30, 2016 An Iranian couple who were remanded on Tuesday in Larnaca for three days in connection with having forged German visas in their passports asked the court if they would be able to see each other in detention. Mohammed Bashi, 34, and Soharabi Tayebeh, 31, were arrested on [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Cyprus|

Cyprus: Protests call for stopping Nigerian students from travelling to Iran to be radicalised

The Islamic Movement in under the Leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky marking the matrydom of Imam Ali on July 27th 2013. . October 25, 2016 Africans studying various higher institutions in Cyprus under the banner of African Students in Cyprus have called on the Nigerian government to stop Nigerian youths traveling to the [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Cyprus, Nigeria|

Cyprus inaugurates first visa application centre in Tehran

  Cyprus, is one of the first European countries to reintroduce outsourcing services for visa applications in Iran.. (Supplied) September 28, 2016 Cypriot Ambassador in Iran Andreas Kouzoupis inaugurated on Monday Cyprus` first visa application centre in Tehran. “VFS Global, which has partnered with the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Iran [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Cyprus|

Don’t forget, or deny, Hezbollah’s brutal crimes

A Hezbollah flag-waving ceremony, signifying "victory over Israel, in Lebanon back in 2006. Where does the group fit into negotiations to try to improve a nuclear agreement with Iran. (Getty Images) By Matthew Levitt July 22, 2016 For the victims of Hezbollah terrorism, this week is a painful one. While the world was focused [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Bahrain, Cyprus, Latin America, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria, Yemen|

Iran, Cyprus sign multiple agreements after latest MoU

May 18, 2016 Iran’s Roads and Urban Development Ministry and Cyprus' Transport, Communications and Works Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the first Iran-Cyprus joint meeting on transport cooperation on Monday, the ISNA news agency reported. The MoU, which was signed by Abbas Akhoundi, Iran’s Roads and Urban Development Minister and Cyprus’ Transport, Communications [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Cyprus|

Iran, Cyprus Looking to Enhance Energy Ties

  A general view of Abadan oil refinery in southwest Iran. (Reuters) May 17, 2016 South Cyprus Transport Minister Marius Diametre Tidas came to Tehran on Monday to meet with Iranian energy officials in a bid to boost ties with the OPEC-member Iran. Tidas, in his tour to Tehran, met with Amir Hossein [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Cyprus|

Iran, Cyprus Discuss Renewables, Water Projects

  Water pumping facility sabotaged east of Isfahan. November 25. (ISNA) March 12, 2016 Iran is ready to play a bigger role in Cyprus' energy market by carrying out a wide range of projects in the Mediterranean country, managing director of Iran Power & Water Equipment and Services Export Company (aka Sunir) said on Friday. [...]

By |March 12th, 2016|Cyprus|

Cyprus, Iran in oil, banking talks

  A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) February 15, 2016 A new round of Iran-Cyprus oil and banking talks attended by Managing Director of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Ali Akbar Safaei and [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Cyprus|

A new era in Cyprus-Iran relations

  Flag_Cyprus_Iran February 11, 2015 The last year has seen a significant renewal of relations between Cyprus and Iran, with the exchange of new ambassadors and several trips by high-profile delegates. Hot on the heels of January’s trip to Iran by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Cyprus will send a new delegation of business [...]

By |February 11th, 2015|Cyprus|