Turkey Issues New Navtex for Naval Exercise in Waters North of Cyprus

Greek media are reporting that Turkey on Friday issued yet another navigational telex (Navtex) for the Mediterranean, this time for the waters north of...

Greece Fortifies Evros Border to Stop New Migrant Inflow

The Greek government is fortifying the Evros borderline with two new quick response units of 30 men each that will patrol the Greek-Turkish border...

34-Year-Old Greek Paratrooper Tragically Killed During Nighttime Accident

A young sergeant in Greece's Special Forces was fatally injured during a nighttime free-fall exercise out of a helicopter late Thursday night. Strong winds are...

Why Greece Resists NATO-Initiated Talks with Turkey for Now

"Of the many statements President Erdogan has issued, I hold one, with six clear words: Provocations stop, then discussions can commence," said Greek Prime...

Report Claims Erdogan Asked Turkish Military Chiefs to Sink Greek Ship

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked his generals to sink a Greek Navy vessel, according to a report in the German daily Die Welt...

Greece Mulls Defense Upgrade Program; Talks with France Over Fighter Jets

Greece is discussing with friends and allies possible defense purchases which could reach up to 10 billion euros ($12 billion) over the next decade,...

Turkish Ships Prolong their Stay in Greek Waters through September 1

Turkey has decided to prolong the stay of the Oruc Reis survey vessel in the Greek continental shelf until September 1, after a new...

Mock Dogfights Erupt Between Greek, Turkish Jets Near Crete

Turkish fighter aircraft harassed Greek jets who were returning to base on Crete on Thursday after a joint military exercise with Cypriot, French and...

Greece Tells NATO that Equal Distance Policy with Turkey is Not Acceptable

The policy of keeping equal distances between Greece and Turkey is not productive and is detrimental to our country, said Greek Defense Minister Nikos...

Germany Warns that East Med Tension is “Like Playing with Fire”

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Tuesday that the current situation in the East Med, where Greek and Turkish navies are gathered, is...
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Joint Greek-US Military Exercise Held South of Crete

A joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise was held on Monday in the sea area south of Crete. According to a Hellenic National Defence General Staff's announcement,...

Greece Responds to Illegal Turkish NAVTEX with Aeronautical Exercise

Greece responded to the extension of the illegal Turkish NAVTEX with its own advisory for a big aeronautical exercise within the Greek continental shelf...

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