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The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt

The story of Hellenism in Alexandria goes back more than two millennia, when Alexander the Great established the city.

Alexander the Great Campaigns Influenced Egyptian, World Cuisine

Alexander the Great had an enormous influence on the ancient world as a result of the Greek conqueror's military campaigns, including Egypt.

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Ruins of Monastery, Greek Inscriptions in Egypt

Archaeologists uncovered the ruins of an ancient Christian settlement dating to the fourth and fifth centuries AD in Egypt's Western Desert.

Greece, Egypt Maritime Deal Posted by UN

The deal on the partial demarcation of maritime boundaries between Greece and Egypt was posted on the website for the United Nation’s Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea on Thursday. The deal, signed on August 6,...

Greece Joins Egypt, UAE, France and Cyprus for Military Drills in the Med

Greek military forces joined forces from Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday for a naval and aerial drill that will last for several days in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt. The forces participating in the “Medusa 10” exercise...

Egyptian President Meets With Greek PM and President, Lauds New Ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday in Athens in a further show of the increasingly cordial relations between the two Mediterranean countries. After the meeting, the Greek leader stated "Trilateral...

Egypt Warns Greece of the Threat Posed by Erdogan's Islamic Terrorists

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis last week that Turkey may dispatch jihadists to Greece to destabilize the country, a report in the Greek daily Ta Nea reveals. According to the report, Cairo's concern was expressed...

Maritime Accord with Egypt an Example for All East Med, Greek PM Says

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the recent accord with Egypt on maritime boundaries on Wednesday, stressing that the agreement is a good illustration of how other regional problems can be solved. Mitsotakis met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...

Egyptian Parliament Ratifies Greek-Egypt Maritime Deal

The Parliament of Egypt has voted its approval for the recent maritime deal signed by Greece and Egypt in Cairo, setting into law the mutually-agreed-upon boundaries of the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of the two countries in the Eastern Mediterranean. According...

Turkey Reacts to Greek-Egyptian Maritime Deal

Turkey has reacted strongly to the maritime zone agreement signed between Greece and Egypt on Thursday, saying it violates the continental shelf of Turkey and Libya, and thereby  is "null and void." The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying that the...

Greece and Egypt Sign Agreement on Exclusive Economic Zones

Greece and Egypt signed an agreement regarding their exclusive economic zones on Thursday, according to the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. From this point onward, there will be an exclusive economic zone, or EEZ, between the two Mediterranean countries, according...

Greece, France, Cyprus and Egypt Condemn Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal

The Foreign Ministers of the four Mediterranean states of Greece, Cyprus, France and Egypt, condemned the recent maritime agreement signed between Turkey and Libya. Meeting on Wednesday in Cairo, the leaders stated that the controversial agreement undermines regional stability. The...

Egypt Sides With Greece, Calls Turkey-Libya Deal "Void and Non-Existent"

In a letter sent recently to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President of the Security Council Kelly Craft, the nation of Egypt sided with Greece and renounced the two memoranda signed between the government of Tripoli,...

Greece, Egypt Speed Up Talks on Maritime Borders Following Turkish Provocations

Greece and Egypt will speed up talks on the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) between the two countries, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in Egypt on Sunday, following the controversial agreement between Turkey and Libya. Following a meeting in Cairo...

Greek, Cypriot and Egyptian Defense Ministers Condemn Turkish Aggression

The defense ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt condemned Turkey's illegal actions in the East Mediterranean and Syria during a meeting held in Athens on Tuesday. Reviewing the contents of a joint press release, Greece's Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos said "we condemned...