Egypt

Greek Tombs Discovered on Egypt’s Mediterranean Coast

The joint Egyptian and Dominican archaeological mission of the University of Santo Domingo unearthed 16 burials in the rock-cut tombs near Alexandria from the Greco-Roman era. The mission is directed by Dr. Kathleen Martinez and focuses its works at the...

Greece, Egypt Maritime Deal Posted by UN

The agreement on the partial demarcation of maritime boundaries between Greece and Egypt was posted on the website for the United Nation’s Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea on Thursday. The deal, signed on August 6,...

Greece Joins Egypt, UAE, France and Cyprus for Military Drills in the Med

Greek military forces joined forces from Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday for a naval and aerial drill that will last for several days in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt. The forces participating in the “Medusa 10” exercise...

Five-Nation Military Exercise in East Mediterranean Sends Message to Ankara

The Naval forces of Greece and Cyprus will join those of Egypt, France, and the United Arab Emirates in conducting a large-scale sea and air exercise off the Mediterranean coast of Alexandria, Egypt starting Monday, November 30. The joint exercise...

Archaeologists Uncover 100 Mummies in Burial Site of Saqqara in Egypt

During a news conference on Saturday, Egyptian antiquities officials announced stunning new finds at the burial site of Saqqara, south of Cairo, the country's capital. In what many consider one of the most important finds in recent memory, archaeologists...

Egyptian President Meets With Greek PM and President, Lauds New Ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday in Athens in a further show of the increasingly cordial relations between the two Mediterranean countries. After the meeting, the Greek leader stated "Trilateral...

Ancient Greeks Left Their Mark in Egypt in 591 BC — in Graffiti

The urge to leave your mark for posterity is nothing new, as ancient Greek graffiti carved into an Egyptian Temple clearly shows.

Egypt Warns Greece of the Threat Posed by Erdogan's Islamic Terrorists

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis last week that Turkey may dispatch jihadists to Greece to destabilize the country, a report in the Greek daily Ta Nea reveals. According to the report, Cairo's concern was expressed...

Greek Community in Egypt Honors Historic Battle of El Alamein

The Greek community in Egypt honored the 78th Anniversary of the Second Battle of El Alamein on Friday. Following anti-virus guidelines, religious, cultural, and military leaders of both the Greek and Egyptian communities honored those who lost their lives during...

Greece Condemns Turkey's "Imperial Fantasies"

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara’s continued gas explorations in the eastern Mediterranean, deploring what it termed Ankara’s “imperial fantasies.” After meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades and Egypt’s...