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Greek Frigate Sails to the Red Sea to Aid EU Mission

Greek frigate Hydra sailed toward the Red Sea on Monday after Greece assumed command of the EU’s maritime security operation which would aim to prevent attacks against ships and ensure freedom of navigation. Minister of National Defense, Nikos Dendias, emphasized...

Greece Assumes Command of EU’s Red Sea Security Operation

Greece assumed command of the EU's Red Sea maritime security operation which would aim to prevent attacks against ships and ensure freedom of navigation. The EU announced that the operation dubbed "Aspides," meaning "shields" or "protector" in Greek, will contribute...

Greece Set to Host EU Red Sea Operation HQ

The EU's naval mission to protect commercial shipping in the Red Sea will be headquartered in Larissa, Greece, the bloc's defense ministers agreed on Wednesday. Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias tweeted that his EU counterparts accepted the offer made by...

Greek Cargo Ship Struck by Missile off Coast of Yemen

Reports say a Greek-owned ship flying with the flag of Malta was hit by a missile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels while sailing off the coast of Yemen. The ship was reported to be a dry bulk vessel, Zografia,...

US and UK Launch Strikes Against Houthi Rebels in Yemen

US and UK forces have carried out air strikes against Houthi rebel targets in Yemen in response to attacks by the Iranian-backed group on ships in the Red Sea since November. Aircraft bombed more than a dozen sites used by...

Iran Seizes Greek Oil Tanker in Gulf of Oman

Iran claims it has seized Greek-owned oil tanker St. Nikolas off the coast of Oman, sparking fears that the Islamic republic may increase attacks on ships in the Middle East's waterways. According to The Financial Times, Tasnim News Agency, which...