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 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...
Turkey Violated Airspace of Greece More than 10,000 Times in 2022
Turkey violated the airspace of Greece more than 10,000 times in the first eleven months of 2022, data from the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA) show. According to the data, there is an unprecedented record of Turkish violations against...
‘Greece Not Intimidated’ by Turkey’s Threats on Territorial Waters
Turkey has once again warned Greece that extending its territorial waters in the Aegean Sea was a red line. “We will not allow the expansion of (Greek) territorial waters by even one mile in the Aegean, let alone 12,” Foreign...
Turkey Threatens Greece to Do “What is Necessary” in the Aegean
On tuesday, Turkey threatened Greece that it "will do what is necessary" if Athens refuses to demilitarize the Aegean islands. The new threat was expressed by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. “Greece continues its provocations," he said at a joint press...
The Greek Sponge Diver Who Became a Statue on Kalymnos
Captain Antonis Kampourakis has been diving into the depths of the Aegean sea, scouring the seafloor for precious sponges, for 50 years.
Libya-Turkey Energy Deal Escalates Mediterranean Tensions
The Libya-Turkey energy deal is escalating the dangers of open conflict between Ankara and Athens. Turkey and Libya have demarcated potential oil and gas-rich zones in the Mediterranean. This maneuver has also irritated Egypt. On October 3rd, Turkey signed a...
Greece Releases Video of Migrants Being Attacked by Turkey’s Coast Guard
Greece released a video on Wednesday that apparently shows Turkey's Coast Guard violently pushing a boat full of migrants toward the Greek islands of the Aegean. The video was released by Greek Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis who claims...
Mysterious Ancient Greek Stone Spheres Could Be Part of a Game
Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have discovered that mysterious stone spheres found at various ancient settlements across the Aegean could be playing pieces from an ancient board game. There has been quite a lot of speculation around these spheres...
Greek Fishermen Launch Initiative to Deal With Marine Pollution
Greek fishermen recently launched an initiative to prevent marine pollution and protect fish stocks. The ''Amorgorama'' initiative seeks to adopt and manage a more sustainable way of dealing with marine pollution and overfishing in the Aegean. The program is an...