Cyprus saves nearly 500 migrants at sea

In two separate operations, 477 migrants that departed from Lebanon were rescued off the coast of Cyprus in 24 hours, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) said. In one operation, it responded

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Large-scale rescue drill off Cyprus

After a two-year absence, the multi-national civil-military exercise ‘Argonaut 2022’ involving the US, UK and Israel is taking place off Cyprus this week. Seven countries are participating in rescue drills onshore, and

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Cyprus, Greece in Search & Rescue drill

Cyprus and Greece held a joint Search and Rescue drill, codenamed ‘Salamis 03/21’, within the sea area under the responsibility of Nicosia. A Greek frigate, a helicopter from the National Guard and

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