On the primary evacuation boat deliberate by the US amid the rising Center East disaster, dozens of US residents fleeing Israel arrived in Cyprus early on Tuesday.
The luxurious cruise ship Rhapsody of the Seas carried 159 passengers because it departed Haifa and arrived at Limassol port in Cyprus early on Tuesday.
Extra evacuation vessels are anticipated to reach over the following 12 hours, Cypriot authorities official Victor Papadopoulos informed Cyprus state TV.
Since shortly after the latest outbreak of unrest on October 7, Cyprus has served as a transit hub for overseas nations to evacuate their civilian populations.
(With company inputs)