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Despite Iran, Greece and Israel Get Closer

Although Greece, which gets much of its oil from Iran, is said to be in favor of lifting international sanctions, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, meeting with Premier Benjamin Netanyahu  in Israel on Oct. 8, said he wants closer ties...

Samaras Backs Israeli-Turkey Detente

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and arranged for the two countries to hold a High-Level Cooperation Council meeting soon and to say that Greece wants Turkey and Israel to repair strained relations. Samaras’s office...

Spray Threats On Jerusalem Greek Monastery

A Greek Orthodox monastery in Jerusalem has been defaced by vandals with graffiti that stated "Death to Christianity” and "Jesus, son of a whore," officials said on Dec. 12. The overnight attack on the Monastery of the Cross was the...

Report: Israel to Deploy 20,000 Soldiers in Cyprus

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly suggested creating a 20,000-strong military presence in Cyprus to protect oil and gas interests on the island, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Sunday. According to the report by the Anatolia news agency, Netanyahu met with...