Byzantine-era Castle in Syria at Risk After Earthquake
The Byzantine-era castle in Syria, Fortress of Saladin, is in danger of collapse following the deadly earthquakes that hit Syria and Turkey in February. The castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has survived centuries of conflict, has fissured walls...
New Deadly Earthquake Hits Turkey
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Antakya, Turkey on Monday, near the epicenter of the massive quakes that devastated Turkey and Syria on 6 February. Initial reports say that at least six people were killed and dozens were...
Greek Youth Choir Sings Mikis Theodorakis Songs for Turkey, Syria
A youth choir sang compositions of the late and globally acclaimed Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis near the Acropolis on Tuesday to express their solidarity for the Turkish and Syrian children affected by last week's devastating earthquakes. The choir of the...
Greece Sends 160 Trucks of Humanitarian Aid to Turkey and Syria
Greece is sending 160 trucks of humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the massive earthquake that left tens of thousands homeless. The first major consignment of aid from Athens municipalities and the Attica regional authority will...
Rescue Efforts Continue For Sixth Day After Earthquake in Turkey and Syria
The search for survivors under the rubble continued by international rescue teams for the sixth day in quake-hit Turkey.
Death Toll Over 11,000 After Turkey and Syria Earthquake
The combined death toll from Monday’s earthquake which struck Turkey and Syria reached 11,416 on Wednesday, as rescue efforts continued across the region, despite being hampered by cold weather conditions. Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the death toll...
Race Against Time to Save Earthquake Survivors in Turkey, Syria
Rescuers are racing against time for survivors from the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria. More than 8,000 people so far have been pulled...
Newborn Baby Rescued from Earthquake Rubble as Mother Dies
A newborn baby was rescued from the rubble of his home in northern Syria following the massive earthquake, but his mother died. Despite the most unfavorable conditions, medics north of the city of Aleppo were able to deliver the baby...
The History of Gaziantep, the Earthquake-Destroyed Ancient Castle in Turkey
The Gaziantep Castle in Turkey, an ancient structure that stood for almost 2000 years, has been partially destroyed by the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey on February 6, 2023. According to the Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu: "Some...
Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Aleppo, Syria Damaged by Turkey Earthquake
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Aleppo, northern Syria posted photographs of the damage to its cathedral and other property following the massive earthquake that hit nearby Turkey. Photographs published on Facebook show blocks of stone that had crashed down onto...