Report: Israel will ask to station jets in Cyprus
Israeli and Greek Cypriot officials are to discuss allowing the Israeli Air Force to station jets in Cyprus.
The issue will be raised during Netanyahu's visit to Cyprus sometime in January 2012.
On the evening of 11 January 2010, Greek Cyprus's most powerful publisher was murdered. (Cyprus newspaper boss gunned down)
On 13 and 14 January 2010, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman visited Greek Cyprus. (Israeli FM begins official visit )
At Zygi, in 1998, the arrest took place of two agents of Israel's Mossad. (MOSSAD AND CYPRUS EXPLOSION)
In July 2011, at the Cypriot naval base at Zygi near Limassol, there was a massive explosion of munitions.
The munitions had been confiscated from a ship heading to Syria and had been stored close to Cyprus's largest power station. 13 people were killed and the power station was destroyed. (MOSSAD AND CYPRUS EXPLOSION)
Nicosia -Happy Chanukah
In the past, Cypriot politicians spoke out against Israeli military attacks on Palestine and Lebanon; but now things appear to have changed.
The Cyprus Navy chief and Base Commander were killed by the base munitions blast - The Defense Minister and Army Chief Resigned n
In October 2011, Israel and Cyprus held a joint military exercise
In September 2011 Israel asked Cyprus to permit the stationing of its aircraft at the Andreas Papandreou airbase in Paphos.
In January 2012, Israel and Cyprus signed two defense agreements which Cypriot Minister of Defense Demetris Eliades said "set the basis for the further development of relations in the area of defense cooperation."
Gas exploration refuels old Israel-Cyprus ties Social Action
The sea between Cyprus and Israel-Palestine-Egypt is reported to have vast reserves of natural gas. (Oil and gas for Cyprus and Israel: Where there's gas, will there be a pipeline?)
There is talk of co-operation between (Greek) Cyprus and Israel to construct a pipeline to transport gas to mainland Europe.
According to a report in the 6 March 6 2004 edition of the Beirut Daily Star, the USA would like its troops stationed on Cyprus. ( http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/585/585p19.htm )
The UK and the US have major intelligence and military bases on Cyprus for many decades.....and still do today. They operate major intelligence networks from their embassies in Cyprus, projecting operations in all of MENA....
They have sophisticated surveillance equipment on top of Mount Troodos. The USA has its listening post in Northern Cyprus.
TURKEY'S ERDOGAN IS JEWISH?
Financial crisis in Cyprus.
MOSSAD AND MURDER IN CYPRUS