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Greece’s First Unmanned Aerial Vehicle “Archytas” Ready for Service

Greece's first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called “Archytas” is almost ready to start flights over the Greek islands and the border regions. The UAV is expected to substantially upgrade Greece’s defense as a whole while it will also join civil...

NATO Chief Says Turkey’s Concerns on Finland, Sweden are Legitimate

NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the concerns expressed by Turkey on the accession of Finland and Sweden to the alliance are legitimate. Speaking alongside Finnish President Niinistö, the Secretary General said that Ankara has "legitimate concerns....

Erdogan Warns Greece to Stop Arming the Islands, Claims US Bases Target Turkey

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Greece on Thursday to stop arming the islands and threatened that Turkey will not hesitate to use its powers "stemming from international agreements." Speaking during the Efes-2022 military exercise held on the Aegean...

Turkey’s Challenge of Greece’s Sovereignty Illustrated in 16 Maps

On Thursday, Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs published sixteen maps that document Turkey's challenge to Greek sovereignty in the Aegean from 1972 up to today. In a statement, the ministry said that the maps that begin chronologically with the status...

Greece Warns Turkey: We Are Reaching the Limits of Our Patience

Greece warned Turkey that it is reaching the limits of restraint and patience following a period of intense Turkish provocations, including overflights and demands to demilitarize Greek islands. "We will do whatever it takes in order to defend and protect...

Putin and Erdogan: Architects of Revisionism

The violation of international law and disregard for international treaties by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine is a dark sign of revisionism

Russian Soldier Gets Life in Prison in First Ukraine War Crime Trial

Russian soldier Vadim Syshimarin was sentenced to life in prison in Ukraine on Monday in the country's first war crime trial since Russian troops invaded the country three months ago. Syshimarin, 21, was found guilty of killing a 62-year-old, unarmed...

Greece Remembers Hero Pilot Iliakis Who Died Defending Country’s Skies

It was 15 years ago today that the name of pilot Konstantinos Iliakis joined those of Greek soldiers who fell in the line of duty.

US Army Veteran Claims He was Told to “Keep Mouth Shut” About UFOs

A US Army veteran who witnessed a UFO shooting through the sky while serving in the Sinai Desert claims that he was told to "keep his mouth shut" by a superior in a report in The Daily Mail. The shocking...

Greece: Turkish Jets Overflight at Alexandroupolis an “Unprecedented Violation”

Greece strongly condemned the overflight of two Turkish fighter jets near Alexandroupoli on Friday, calling the incident an “unprecedented violation of national sovereignty.” The jets flew into Greek airspace within 2.5 nautical miles of the northeastern city. “This action is a...

Greece To Buy US F-35’s But After 2028, Officials Say

On Monday, Greek government sources confirmed that Greece has decided that the fifth generation fighter aircraft of the Air Force will be the US F-35. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA) the same sources said that PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

American Groups Join Forces to Stop Sale of U.S. F-16s to Turkey

Seven prominent organizations in the United States have written to the US Congress this week to express their alarm and concern that the Department of State is actively considering a Turkish request to purchase forty F-16 fighter jets and...

Greece Ratifies Defense Deal with the U.S.

Greece ratified a landmark defense agreement with the U.S. on Thursday just days before PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to visit the White House. It was approved by 181 votes and rejected by 119. Of the 181 votes, 157 belonged...

Congress to Hold First Public Hearings on UFOs Since 1970

After several decades, Congress will hold its first public hearing on UFOs next week. The hearing will include evidence of "unidentified aerial phenomena" and testimony from top officials from the Pentagon. The hearing, which will be held on Tuesday, comes...

Alexandroupolis a “Key Port” for U.S. Military Presence in Greece

The port of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece will play a vital role in the military presence of the U.S. in the country, foreign minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday. Speaking during a debate in Parliament on the Mutual Defense Cooperation...