Cyprus

Cyprus, Greece and Israel Sign Energy Accord

 Cyprus, Greece and Israel Sign Energy Accord

The countries also expressed support for a private project that will link them with an electricity cable.
By Arutz Sheva
First Publish: 8/8/2013

Silvan Shalom
Silvan Shalom

Cyprus, Greece and Israel signed a deal on Thursday to cooperate over energy and aiming at securing Europe's energy supply.

Will the Eastern Mediterranean become the next Persian Gulf?

 Will the Eastern Mediterranean become the next Persian Gulf?

Niklas Anzinger | American Enterprise Institute
July 25, 2013

Reuters
A worker checks the valve gears in a natural gas control centre of the Turkey's Petroleum and Pipeline Corporation, 35 km (22 miles) west of Ankara, May 18, 2007.

 

For more than two decades, the United States has placed the issue of Eastern Mediterranean maritime ­security on the backburner.

Updates on Turkey in Cyprus

 Updates on Turkey in Cyprus

updated Jul 24, 2013

by Daniel Pipes December 16, 2010

This weblog entry updates the Turkish and Cypriot dimension of my article "Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza" of July 20, 2010: Imagine Israeli forces stopping a mosque service on a major Islamic holiday. Well, that's what Turkish troops did yesterday, on Christmas, at a church in northern Cyprus:

Cyprus: Oil exploration to follow natural gas?

 Cyprus: Oil exploration to follow natural gas?

25 July 2013

By Christos Meliopoulos – Nicosia

The positive news all along the banking and economic crisis that has befallen the island have been the developments over the natural gas reserves within its Exclusive Economic Zone. Now it seems that the country’s appetite has been whetted and that it’s decided to literally dig a little deeper, in quest of oil.

Russia's military: Heading for Cyprus?

 Russia's military: Heading for Cyprus?

Amanda Paul

21 July 2013

Russia and Cyprus have close ties both economically and politically.

In a recent interview by the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS, Cypriot Parliament SpeakerYiannakis Omirou expressed his gratitude to the Russian government for its solidarity withCyprus over the past five decades, particularly “the support that Russia has been giving withinthe framework of the UN Security Council in the light of threats on the part of Turkey.

Dice cast over Cyprus LNG plant

 Dice cast over Cyprus LNG plant

27 June 2013

By Christos Meliopoulos – Nicosia

The dice has been cast as regards the Liquefied Natural Gas plant that the Cypriot government has decided to build in the Vassilikos area of the island’s south coast. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Energy Ministry and the energy companies involved in the gas drilling project in block 12 of the country’s maritime exclusive economic zone.

Syndicate content