60 migrants rescued off Cyprus

Cypriot authorities rescued 60 migrants after receiving information their boat was in distress 15 nautical miles off the eastern Mediterranean island’s southern coast at Cape Greco, Ayia Napa, officials said. The Joint

45 Syrian migrants in two boats rescued

Cypriot authorities rescued 45 Syrian migrants in two boats after receiving information they were in distress 60 nautical miles off the island’s southern coast at Cape Greco, Ayia Napa, officials said Friday.


UK Sudan rescue flights arrive in Cyprus

Two flights carrying the first British civilians evacuated from Sudan have arrived in Cyprus, with more expected Wednesday. The first passenger plane belonging to Britain’s Royal Air Force with about 39 civilians


Cyprus quake rescue mission on standby

A Cypriot rescue mission ready to depart for Turkey’s earthquake disaster zone is on standby, waiting for clearance after the EU said they would be called when needed. The mission was scheduled


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


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


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