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Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as...

Turkey Claims Jurisdiction Over Half of the Aegean in New Provocation

Greece blasted an attempt by Turkey to claim jurisdiction for search and rescue operations in almost half of the Aegean Sea on Sunday. In a...

Why Greece Will Never Consider Demilitarizing the Aegean Islands

Greece initially welcomed Turkey's recent decision to limit its provocative acts and resume  exploratory talks after the intervention of the European Union and the...

Turkey Continues with Provocations in Aegean – Greek FM to Meet with US Secretary...

While the Turkish seismic research ship Oruc Reis is moving northeast atop the Greek continental shelf, accompanied by Naval vessels from Turkey, Ankara continues...

Turkey Escalates Tensions in Aegean – Greek PM Briefs Party Leaders, President

Turkey continued to ramp up tensions in the Aegean on Tuesday as the Oruc Reis seismic research vessel remained atop Greece's continental shelf, accompanied...

Greece Open to Dialogue with Turkey But Not “At Gunpoint”

Greece is open to a dialogue with Turkey but not under threats, the country’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias reiterated on Wednesday. Speaking on state broadcaster...

Turkey Backs Down From Conflict with Greece (For Now)

Turkey announced on Tuesday that it will “put on hold for a while” energy-exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean Sea that have raised tensions...

Turkey Shows Signs of De-escalation in the Aegean

As of Saturday evening, there were signs of a gradual de-escalation in the Aegean, with military sources saying some Turkish Navy ships are returning...

France’s Macron States His Solidarity with Greece, Cyprus in Symbolic Message in Greek

In a symbolic post written in Greek on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron, through his official Facebook account, reiterated his solidarity with Greece and...

US Says Greece’s Kastellorizo Has Same Rights as Any Mainland Territory

US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt said on Thursday that the Greek island of Kastellorizo has exactly the same continental shelf and EEZ rights...

Greek Fleet “Remains on Alert” Monitoring Turkish Moves in the Aegean

The Greek General Staff said on Wednesday that the situation remains unchanged in the Aegean and that the Hellenic fleet remains on alert, monitoring...

Did Germany’s Merkel Stop a Military Conflict Between Greece and Turkey?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was instrumental in preventing a military confrontation between Greece and Turkey on Tuesday evening, according to German media reports. According to...

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