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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...

Maritime Accord with Egypt an Example for All East Med, Greek PM Says

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the recent accord with Egypt on maritime boundaries on Wednesday, stressing that the agreement is a good illustration of how other regional problems can be solved. Mitsotakis met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...

President of Greek Community of Alexandria Dies

The president of the Hellenic Community of Alexandria (EKA) and the head of the Greek maritime club in Alexandria Edmond Kasimatis passed away from the coronavirus on Saturday. He was 83. Kasimatis who was elected in 2017 was passionately working...

Egyptian Parliament Ratifies Greek-Egypt Maritime Deal

The Parliament of Egypt has voted its approval for the recent maritime deal signed by Greece and Egypt in Cairo, setting into law the mutually-agreed-upon boundaries of the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of the two countries in the Eastern Mediterranean. According...

Turkey Reacts to Greek-Egyptian Maritime Deal

Turkey has reacted strongly to the maritime zone agreement signed between Greece and Egypt on Thursday, saying it violates the continental shelf of Turkey and Libya, and thereby  is "null and void." The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying that the...

Has the Burial Chamber of Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti Been Found?

Egyptian archaeologists announced recently they may have found the burial place of Queen Nefertiti in a hidden chamber close to the pharaoh's burial complex in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. The final resting place of Nefertiti, who served as queen...

Blind Egyptian Student Earns Certificate of Excellence in Greek

  Using her determination and deep love of the Greek language and culture, a young, blind Egyptian girl was awarded a certificate of excellence in Greek at a ceremony held at the Greek Cultural Center of Cairo on Friday. Twenty year-old...

Greece, France, Cyprus and Egypt Condemn Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal

The Foreign Ministers of the four Mediterranean states of Greece, Cyprus, France and Egypt, condemned the recent maritime agreement signed between Turkey and Libya. Meeting on Wednesday in Cairo, the leaders stated that the controversial agreement undermines regional stability. The...

Egypt Sides With Greece, Calls Turkey-Libya Deal "Void and Non-Existent"

In a letter sent recently to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President of the Security Council Kelly Craft, the nation of Egypt sided with Greece and renounced the two memoranda signed between the government of Tripoli,...