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2nd International Conference on Greek Literature to Be Held in Cairo This Month

The strong and historic ties of the Greek and Egyptian civilizations will be highlighted at the 2nd International Conference on Greek Literature, to be held October in Cairo. The conference has been organized by the School of Languages and Translation of the...

Heliopolis’ Basilica of Virgin Mary Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Greeks living in Cairo have reason to rejoice on October 30 as a historic Greek church celebrates its centennial anniversary. The Basilica of the Virgin Mary (Panaghia) is located at Heliopolis, where it stands as an iconic landmark thanks...

Greek-Egyptian Tourism Forum Promotes Tourism Cooperation Between Two Countries

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Egyptian counterpart, Mohamed Yehia Rashed in February, the first Greek-Egyptian Tourism Forum took place in Cairo on May 23. The aim of...

EgyptAir MS804 Crash: What We Know So Far [Video]

Egypt confirmed that "floating objects" found by Greek pilots off the Greek island of Karpathos, in the Aegean, were debris from wreckage EgyptAir flight MS804, however Greek officials cast doubt on the claim. There were reports that life jackets...

President Pavlopoulos Meets Egyptian Counterpart

The way Egypt is dealing with delineating the Greek-Cyprus-Egypt Exclusive Economic Zone "is exemplary," President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Thursday, after a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo, unlike the way other...

Egypt: Tribute to Greek Actor Giorgos Iordanides

The Greek Cultural Center in Cairo and the Greek Community in Cairo, will honor the 10th anniversary since the death of Greek-Egyptian actor Giorgos Iordanidis (1921-2005). A tribute event has been organized to take place on March 22, in...

'Afriquest': Documentary on Two Greeks Travelling Around Africa

A documentary on two young Greeks who decided to record their humanitarian work around Africa, entitled “AfriQuest: Crossing Africa from Cape Town to Cairo” will be presented for the first time on Friday, February 13, at Booze Cooperativa in Athens,...

Cairo: Church of St. George Inauguration on April 24

The Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore, invited Prime Minister of Egypt Ibrahim Mahlab to attend the inauguration of Greek Orthodox church of St. George in Old Cairo on April 24, 2015. The two men met yesterday, January 14,...

Prime Minister Samaras Meets with Greek Community in Egypt

On the sidelines of the tripartite Summit that took place in Cairo, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with representatives of the Greek community of Egypt. “You, the Greeks of Egypt, represent the living continuity of Hellenism,” Samaras said to...

Greece to Send Frigate, Submarine in Eastern Mediterranean

Greece will send a frigate and a submarine to the eastern Mediterranean region under its UN and NATO obligations, Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos has said. According to Greek newspaper "Kathimerini," Venizelos made the announcement on Wednesday after a meeting...