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Turkish Research Vessel Oruc Reis Cruised Just Seven Miles Off Coast of Kastellorizo

Oruc Reis, the Turkish research vessel at the center of the country's sea border dispute with Greece and Cyprus, was spotted just seven miles...

EU Warns Turkey with Sanctions Over East Med Provocations

The European Union toughened its stance towards Turkey on Thursday and warned that sanctions will be discussed at the December EU Summit if Ankara...

US Warns of Russia’s Role in the Eastern Mediterranean

Geoffrey Pyatt, the United States' ambassador to Athens, had some strong admonitions regarding Russian influence in the troubled Eastern Mediterranean in his remarks during the...

Greek Navy on Alert as Turkey Extends Gas Exploration South of Rhodes

Greece's naval forces are on high alert after Turkey's decision on Saturday to instruct the exploration vessel Oruc Reis to continue surveying for energy...

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...

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