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 republic [...]

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

Cyprus inaugurates first visa application centre in Tehran

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 in this endeavour, is the world`s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide,” an official press [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Cyprus|

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

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah escorted by his bodyguards. Reuters By Matthew Levitt July 22, 2016 For the victims of Hezbollah terrorism, this week is a painful one. While the world was focused on horrifying attacks in France, Germany and across the Middle East, a grim anniversary on July 18th went little noticed. In 1994, [...]

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

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 Zamaninia, deputy petroleum minister for international affairs and trading, in his office after meeting [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Cyprus|

Iran, Cyprus Discuss Renewables, Water Projects

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. Bahman Salehi added that he explored grounds for cooperation in the energy sector [...]

By |March 12th, 2016|Cyprus|

Iran Cyprus, Iran in oil, banking talks

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 Cypriot Communications Ministry Permanent Secretary Alecos Michaelides was held in Tehran on Sunday.   Elaborating on the meeting, Safaei hoped that the problems between NITC and a Cypriot bank [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Cyprus|

A new era in Cyprus-Iran relations

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 and government officials to [...]

By |February 11th, 2015|Cyprus|