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Soldier From Greece’s ”Evzone” Presidential Guard Dies in Athens

  The Greek Army General Staff (GEETHA) announced on Friday morning that a soldier who was serving in the prestigious Greek Presidential Guard Unit had died...

Greek Defense Minister Apostolakis Meets With Turkey’s Akar in Brussels

The defense ministers of Greece and Turkey, Evangelos Apostolakis and Hulusi Akar, met together on Wednesday in Brussels. The ministers were both in the...

Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense Appoints New National Defense, Army, Navy Chiefs

On Friday, during a meeting of the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Lieutenant General Christos Christodoulou was appointed...

US to Lift Cyprus Arms Embargo, Foreign Minister Christodoulides Says

The Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides referred to the prospect of the  Republic of Cyprus buying arms from the United States in...

Accident Due to Turkish Fighter Jet’s Violation Narrowly Averted

A serious accident was narrowly averted on Friday afternoon over the Eastern Aegean Sea after a Turkish F-16 fighter jet harassed a Greek military...

Nicosia Refutes Turkey’s Claims of a Joint Turkish-American Exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

On Sunday morning, diplomats from Nicosia refuted Turkey's claims that a joint military exercise took place south of Cyprus between the American and the...

”Avoid Provocations or You’ll Pay a Heavy Price”, Turkey’s Akar Warns Greece

In a statement made on Wednesday, Greece's Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis' said ''if Turkish forces land on a rocky islet in the Aegean, it will be...

Kammenos Warns ”We Will Crush” Turkey

In response to the recent series of incursions and airspace violations committed by Turkish fighter jets over several Greek islands in the eastern Aegean...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace Twice on Monday

According to a statement issued by the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), two Turkish F-16 jets flew over the Greek island of Oinousses...

Cyprus and Israel Begin Joint Military Exercises

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Cyprus, along with their Israeli counterparts, are beginning a new joint exercise as part of the annual military cooperation...

Greek Presidential Guard Established 150 Years Ago Today

The long and remarkable history of the Greek Presidential Guard (or Proedrikí Frourá in Greek) started on a day much like this, 150 years...

Cyprus, Israel Begin Joint Military Exercises in East Mediterranean

The Cypriot Ministry of Defense has announced that joint military exercises with Israel will take place within the Nicosia FIR (flight information region) from...

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