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Copy of the Gospel Written in Greek Found in Mosul, Iraq

A rare copy of the Gospel, handwritten in Greek and translated into Aramaic, was found in the debris of a destroyed Orthodox church in Mosul, Iraq, the Association of Orthodox Journalists reported recently. According to the Orthodoxia News Agency, the...

British F-35 Jets To Use Cyprus as Base For Syria, Iraq Operations

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jets, the "Lightning F-35 B," recently completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, flying out of the Akrotiri British Sovereign base in Cyprus. The mission is part of the...

Evros: Woman, Two Children Missing after Boat Capsizes

A search and rescue operation has been launched by the Hellenic Police, to locate a woman and her two children who went missing after their boat capsized in the Evros River during their attempt to reach Greece. The river...

Flashback to Nobel Prize Winner Nadia Murad's Visit to Greece

Nadia Murad, the Iraqi Yazidi who was sold into sex slavery by ISIS and awarded the 2018 Nobel peace prize, visited Greece seeking to become the voice of refugees that were stranded in the country. During her visits in 2015 and...

Iraqi Migrant Injured in Thessaloniki's Diavata Camp (Video)

In a brawl incident that involved nearly 60 migrants at the Diavata reception facility for refugees and migrants in Greece's Central Macedonia, a 32-year-old Iraqi migrant was injured, according to the local authorities. The victim was hurt by a sharp...

Congolese Gynecologist and Yazidi Activist Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecologist who treats victims of sexual violence in his country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist for human rights and a survivor of sexual slavery by the Islamic State...

Greek Ouzo Conquers Iraq

In recent years Greek ouzo became extremely popular in Iraq, with exports increasing steadily, especially by northern Greece company Distillery Winery of Thrace. It seems that Greek ouzo is now replacing Iraq's popular arak, a transparent drink very similar to...

Eastern Med Sees 30% Rise in Migrant Arrivals: FRONTEX

New data from the EU's border protection agency claim 7,900 migrants entered Europe through the Eastern Mediterranean route in the first quarter of 2018 -- 30 percent more than in the same period of 2017. FRONTEX, in a new report,...

Greece to Resume Flights to Iraq

Iraq and Greece agreed to resume flights between the two countries next Saturday, ending years of halt of Greek flights to Iraq. A statement by the Iraqi Transport Ministry said a delegation from the Iraqi civilian aviation authorities signed a...

Lost City of Alexander the Great is Found in Iraq

"Archaeologists say they have found a lost city that was founded more than two millennia ago following the conquests of Alexander the Great in modern day Iraq. The city is called Qalatga Darband, first discovered using now declassified spy satellite...