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One Dead, One Missing After Fighter Jet Crashes in Greece

The body of the co-pilot of an F-4 Phantom fighter jet of the Hellenic Airforce that crashed on Monday morning in the Ionian Sea, off western Greece has been recovered. The pilot is still missing as a major search and...

Four Lessons from the Imia Crisis that Led Greece and Turkey to the Brink of War

The crisis over the sovereignty of Imia, a pair of small uninhabited islets in the Aegean Sea, in January 1996 led Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. The quickly-spiraling crisis saw the deployment of both countries’ special forces,...

US and Germany Set to Send Tanks to Ukraine

The US and Germany reportedly plan to send tanks to Ukraine in what Kyiv hopes will be a game-changer on the battlefield. Germany will send Leopard 2 tanks and approve re-export of the same kind of tanks from partner countries,...

Sen. Menendez Vows Not to Approve Sale of F-16s to Turkey

On Monday, U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez expressed his clear opposition to the sale of F-16 fighter aircraft to Turkey. Speaking to Mega TV, he said that the U.S. State Department should adopt a firmer stance toward...

Greek Fire: The Weapon That Protected the Byzantine Empire

Greek fire was a mysterious incendiary weapon that helped the mighty Byzantine Empire survive and ensure its vast sovereignty for centuries

Turkey Urges U.S. to Proceed With Sale of F-16 Fighter Jets

Turkey urged the U.S. to expedite the sale of F-16 fighter jets during a meeting in Washington between Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his U.S. counterpart Antony Blinken. According to the joint statement issued after the meeting, they discussed "strengthening...

Senior Ministers Among 18 Killed in Ukraine Helicopter Crash

At least three senior members of the Ukrainian government have been killed in a helicopter crash that occurred on January 18, 2023, in Ukraine. According to Ukrainian authorities, a total of 18 people have been killed due to the helicopter...

US Plan to Sell F-16s to Turkey and F-35s to Greece Alarms Ankara

The US administration is reportedly considering selling F-16 jets to Turkey and fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters to Greece, a plan that has alarmed Ankara. In an attempt to keep both NATO allies happy and maintain a balance of...

Greece Extends Tenure of Armed Forces Chief General Floros

On Monday, the government in Greece extended the tenure of General Konstantinos Floros as chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA). Floros, who first assumed office in January 2020, will serve for another year. The Greek general born in...

Ukraine Suffers Deadliest Civilian Attack in Months at Dnipro

The mayor of Dnipro in Ukraine has warned there may be no further survivors after Saturday's Russian missile strike on an apartment building. A whole section of the nine-story block collapsed, and the city administration says at least thirty-five people...

Sale of F-16s to Turkey Meets Resistance in Washington

The sale of F-16s to Turkey put forward to Congress by the Biden administration has met with resistance in Washington. The fighter jets are part of a billion-dollar package that would make up one of the biggest military weapons...

“Live Grenade” Removed From Ukrainian Soldier’s Body by Surgeon

A surgeon was able to successfully extract a grenade from inside a Ukrainian soldier's body, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have claimed on Twitter. The unexploded grenade remained "live" inside of the soldier's body and could have...

Greece to Build New Advanced Drone Called ‘Griffin’

Greece is to build a second, more advanced drone utilizing the work and the know-how gained from the "Archytas" program that produced the country's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) for the financing of the construction...

Putin Publicly Lambasts PM for Correcting Him During Briefing

President Putin publicly reprimanded Denis Manturov yesterday over the Deputy Prime Minister's failure to secure more military aircraft. The enraged Russian President even went so far as to call him a ‘fool.’ Footage from the released video shows Putin questioning...

Greece Warns of ‘Accident’ With Turkey Over Coast Guard Operations

Greece said in a letter to the EU that an "accident" involving coast guard vessels from Turkey in the Aegean could result in the escalation of tensions between the two NATO allies. In the letter addressed to Josep Borrell, chief...