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Greece and Cyprus Reject Draft of Conclusions at European Council Summit

Relations in the East Mediterranean, between Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey, were at the center of Thursday's meeting of the Special European Council in Brussels. However,...

EU Threatens Turkey With Sanctions, Calls for Dialogue in Dispute With Greece

Facing rising tension over Turkey's energy exploration efforts in Greek and Cypriot waters, the EU called for dialogue and an end to the continued...

F-16s from UAE Arrive at Their New Base at Souda Bay

  Greek media are reporting that there is a change in the air over Souda Bay base on Crete. During the day on Friday, four F-16...

State Department Warns Ankara to Stop Drilling in Cypriot EEZ

  The US State Department issued a new call for Turkey to cease its actions in response to that country's recent Navtex blocking off an...

Erdogan Criticizes Greece After Turkish Vessel Crosses Continental Shelf

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spoke out against Greece on Saturday, August 15, regarding the country's interest in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Aegean as...

Greece Responds to Turkey’s Plans by Issuing Counter-Navtex in East Med

Greece and Cyprus issued a counter-Navtex on Wednesday in answer to Turkey’s issuance of a similar alert for an area which lays within Greece’s...

Turkish FM: We are Ready for Dialogue with Greece

We are ready for dialogue with Greece on the Eastern Mediterranean issue, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaking at a forum on tourism...

Greece Slams Turkey Over New Drilling Intentions in Cyprus’ EEZ

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Tuesday regarding Ankara's fresh drilling intentions inside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the...

France’s Largest Naval Vessel Docks in Limassol, Cyprus in Show of Strength

France's ''Charles De Gaulle,'' the largest aircraft carrier in Europe, docked at the port of Limassol in Cyprus on Thursday. The photographs of this massive vessel are...

Athens Rejects Turkey’s Offers About ”Greek Compromise” in East Med

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias responded to his Turkish counterpart's Thursday remarks that Greece should compromise and share in the Eastern Mediterranean. "Greece is not...

Athens to Reintroduce Ferry Connection Between Greece and Cyprus

The Greek authorities have recently given the green light for the reintroduction of a ferry connection between mainland Greece and Cyprus, a line that...

Italian Navy Frigate Conducts Military Exercises With Cyprus off Larnaca

The Italian Navy's Frigate ''Virginio Fasan,'' which had been docked at the port of Larnaca from February 8 until February 10, has carried out...

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