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Eastern Mediterranean

Shipwreck Carrying Ancient Marble Columns Discovered off Israel

A diver discovered a 1,800-year-old Roman shipwreck off the coast of Israel, containing 44 tons of artifacts, including Corinthian columns adorned with ornate vegetal patterns. Although archaeologists were aware of the shipwreck's existence, they did not know its precise location...

Netanyahu Asks Greece to Support Israel at UN

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Greece to support Israel during voting at the UN. The Israeli prime minister made the request during a meeting in Jerusalem with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. During the discussion, the pair addressed...

Turkey to Install Underwater Surveillance Systems in the Aegean Sea

Turkey plans on installing underwater microphones to locate Greek submarines in the waters of the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean. The surveillance devices could be dropped into the sea by UAVs The pro-government Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported that Turkey...

Turkey Warns Greece Against Extending Territorial Waters

Turkey has warned Greece not to make the mistake to extend its territorial waters from six to 12 nautical miles, calling for peaceful dialogue

Israel Wants to Join Greece-Cyprus Ferry Route

Authorities in Israel have expressed interest in joining the proposed new Greece-Cyprus ferry route, saying that they would like a port in Israel to be added to the itinerary. An online meeting between Cyprus Deputy Minister of Shipping Vassilis Demetriades...

Germany Supports Turkey in the Aegean Over EU Ally Greece

Greece has decried Germany for supporting Turkey after Berlin's decision to sell six new submarines to Ankara, even after the country's hostile rhetoric

Greece and Egypt Stress Need to Avoid Tensions in the Med

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi agreed of the need to avoid new tension in eastern Mediterranean

President Biden to Confront Erdogan on Turkey’s Behavior

President Biden will confront Erdogan on Turkey's behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Caucuses next week, State Antony Blinken said.

Checkpoints Between Free and Occupied Cyprus Reopen

Checkpoints between the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus reopened on Friday.

Greece and Turkey Continue Talks as Erdogan Rules Out Concessions

Talks between diplomats from Greece and Turkey continue on Wednesday in Athens, a day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that his country will not make any concessions in the Mediterranean. The 62nd bilateral “exploratory talks” between Greek and...