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Mystery Deepens Over Destination of Iranian Tanker Originally Bound for Greece

An Iranian tanker pursued by the US is no longer on record as being bound for either Greece or Turkey, shipping data showed on Monday. The oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly called the Grace 1, was released from detention...

Greece Decides it Will Not Assist Iranian Oil Tanker After US Warning

The re-named Iranian oil tanker "Adrian Darya 1," originally the "Grace 1" Greece will not help the Iranian tanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria, which is now headed for the port of Kalamata, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis stated on Wednesday. The...

US Warns Greece Against Helping Iranian Tanker

The Iranian oil tanker "Adrian Darya 1", formerly called the "Grace 1." Reuters is reporting that The United States on Tuesday warned Greece and other Mediterranean states that helping the Iranian oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar authorities in any way...

Iran Warns US Against Seizure of Oil Tanker Heading to Greece

Iran has warned the United States against the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker which has been released from Gibraltar and is now heading to the port of Kalamata in Greece, an Associated Press report says. The ship, formerly known...

Greece Calls for Release of Seized Ship in Show of Support for Britain

The Foreign Ministry of Greece issued a statement on Tuesday evening calling for the immediate release of a British-flagged ship seized as it passed through the Straits of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The Greek authorities called for the immediate...

Greece Among Eight Nations To Face US Sanctions if they Purchase Iranian Oil

Greece is among eight nations worldwide which could potentially face sanctions if they purchase Iranian oil, the Trump Administration declared on Monday. The move comes as a result of the US decision to end the sanctions' waivers which were implemented...

Iran Cuts Football Ties with Greece over Cancelled Friendly

The Football Federation of Iran (FFIRI) says it will suspend all links with its Greek counterpart, the EPO, amid a row over a cancelled friendly match. Iran, which has qualified for next month’s World Cup in Russia, was due to...

Trump Blocks Greek 'Bridge' Between Iran and the West

U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial decision to pull his country's support for the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran leaves Greece with little choice but to follow its European partners in trying to salvage the deal. Speaking on Tuesday evening, Trump...

Greek Scientist Cheats Death By Missing Doomed Plane

A Greek scientist had a lucky escape when a travel delay caused him to miss an ill-fated Iranian plane which went down on Sunday, killing 66 passengers and crew. Professor Akis Tselentis, who is director general of the Greek Geodynamic Institute, had...

Persian Civilization Highlighted on Athens Photo Exhibit

A photo exhibition displaying aspects of ancient Iranian civilization is currently underway at the Hellenic Photographic Society in Athens. “Iran, Ancient Civilization”, which opened on Saturday, has been organized in collaboration with Iran’s Focus Photo Club and the society, the...