Defense Minister Calls for Release of Greek ‘Hostages’ in Turkey

Greece's defense minister has described the two junior army officers being held in Turkish custody as "hostages". Panos Kammenos, speaking during a visit to Bucharest...

Turkish F-4 Fighter Jets Fly over Greek Airspace

Ankara continues provocations in the Aegean as Turkish F-4 fighter jets flew over Panagia and Oinousses islands on Wednesday afternoon. The overflight was at a height...

Greece Remembers Hero Pilot Who Died Defending Country’s Skies

It was 12 years ago today that the name of Konstantinos Iliakis joined those of Greek military personnel over the years who fell in...

Lockheed Martin’s Upgrade Program of Greek F-16 Fighter Jets to Start Monday

The upgrade program for 85 Greek Air Force F-16 fighter jets to the Block 70/72 Viper standard will be formally launched on Monday, Lockheed...

Former Greek PM to Testify in Court for Armament Kickbacks Scandal

It was an awkward moment when former PASOK Ministers, including Prime Minister Costas Simitis, met at the Court of Appeals as witnesses in the...

Turkish Planes Carry Out 29 Violations of Greek Air Space

Turkish military aircraft carried out 29 violations of Greece air space in the Aegean on Thursday, just days ahead of the Orthodox Easter. These...

Israel’s Air Force Practices Drills Over Mt Olympus’ ‘Complex Combat Arena’ in Greece [video]

Over the past two weeks, Israel's Air Force trained IAF CH-53 Sea Stallion and CH-60 Black Hawk helicopters over the challenging topography of 2,918-meter...

Justice Min Kontonis Says Government Not Trying to Influence Court Regarding Turkish Officers’ Extradition

On Tuesday, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis rejected claims by a citizens initiative that the government is trying to sway the Supreme Court to rule...

Ankara Calls for NATO to Terminate Operations in Aegean

NATO should terminate its operations in the Aegean immediately, stated Turkey's Minister of Defense of Turkey, Fikri Isik. Speaking from the floor of the meeting...

Turkish Fighters Violate Greek Airspace 37 Times on Thursday

Turkey intensified the provocative violation of Greek airspace as the Hellenic Air Force dealt with 37 violations on Thursday. The violations took place while tensions...

Captain of Greek Frigate Discharged over Saronic Gulf Fiasco

The Greek Navy has announced that both the governor and the shipping manager of the frigate "Kanaris" which ran aground, would be replaced. The High...

EU’s Juncker ‘Entirely Against’ Turkish Actions

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday condemned Turkey's stance and the recent tension it created with Greece and Cyprus. At a press conference on...

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