Syria migrant arrivals double

Migrant arrivals from Syria and Lebanon have witnessed a twofold increase in recent months as a result of the escalating conflict in Gaza, said Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Monday. “The recent

Second migrant smuggling ring targeted

Police believe they have uncovered a second migrant trafficking network, following an islandwide operation in which five Syrians were detained. According to police sources, the latest operation has only revealed the tip

Cyprus acts to contain migrant flows

An increasing number of Syrian refugees arriving by sea has alerted authorities as they step up efforts to contain irregular migration from the war-torn country by excluding Syria nationals from a voluntary

17 more migrants arrive from Syria

Cypriot authorities intercepted a boat carrying 17 Syrian migrants off the island’s southern coast at Cape Greco, Ayia Napa and brought it safely to shore. Police said that members of the coastguard

Migrant flows from Syria intensifies

Another boat carrying nearly 40 migrants from war-torn Syria was found in the sea area off Cape Greco in Ayia Napa, confirming concerns over rising arrivals from the neighbouring country by sea.

Volunteer Doctors Cyprus to depart for Syria

A medical and humanitarian mission from Volunteer Doctors Cyprus is scheduled to depart next week for northern Syria, affected by the devastating earthquake that struck the country and Turkey. Volunteer doctors said