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Reports Suggest Turkish Drillship ”Yavuz” Has Begun Operations Off Cyprus

According to reports published on Tuesday by Turkey's Daily Sabah newspaper and many Cypriot media outlets, the Turkish drillship ''Yavuz'' has begun operations off the...

French-Italian Consortium Total/ENI Granted Rights to Cyprus’ EEZ Block 7

Cypriot Prime Minister Nicos Anastasiades' cabinet decided on Monday to grant authorization to the French-Italian consortium of energy companies Total and ENI to conduct research...

Erdogan Calls Turkish Invasion of Cyprus a “Peace Operation” and is Prepared to Invade...

The Turkish army will never hesitate to take the same steps "if needed for the lives and security of Turkish Cypriots," said Turkish President...

Turkey Defies EU Sanctions, Vows to Continue Drilling off Cyprus

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday morning, commenting on EU Foreign Ministers' decision to go ahead with the first sanctions against...

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to Visit Washington, Meet With Mike Pompeo

The new Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Washington DC on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart in the US State Department...

EU Suspects Turkish Drilling Ship “Fatih” has Started Operation Off Paphos, Cyprus

Turkey has shown that it will not go back on its intention to begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean,...

Turkey Rejects Greece, EU Statements Calling Drilling off Cyprus ‘Illegitimate’

Turkey on Wednesday rejected official statements from Greece and the European Union that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, adding...

Cyprus Issues Navtex in Response to Turkish Violations

Cyprus on Friday issued a navigational telex reserving parts of blocks 2 and 3 of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for naval exercises. The...

Premier Tsipras Announces US’ ExxonMobil to Conduct Exploration South of Crete

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday that the Greek government and the American Energy giant ExxonMobil will sign an agreement regarding energy exploration...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey’s Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them...

Opposition Leader Mitsotakis Calls for National Unity and EU Sanctions Against Turkey

Greece's Leader of the Opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis issued a video statement on Monday afternoon commenting on the recent developments between the nations of Cyprus, Greece...

Turkey Threatens Cyprus Over Potential Arrest Warrant For Drillship Crew

Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy issued a statement on Monday concerning reports on Cypriot and Greek media that Nicosia had issued arrest warrants...

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