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U.S. State Department: Arrest Jihadists in Greece

Greek State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki has confirmed press reports that the US government has demanded that the Greek government arrest jihadi fighters traveling through the country en route from Albania and Bosnia to Syria and Iraq. “We’ve of course...

Greek Shipping Firm Sued for Transporting Kurdish Oil

Iraq has announced it filed a lawsuit against Greek shipping firm Marine Management Services (MMS) for exporting crude oil from the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Oil Ministry said on Thursday that the Greek company operated five vessels which had transported oil on behalf of...

Syria, Iraq Spur Migration Crisis in Greece

PIRAEUS, (AP) - Greece has requested emergency additional funding from the European Union's border protection agency, saying that war in Syria and Iraq is triggering a crisis of asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Coast Guard officials on Thursday said they...

British Defence Secretary Discusses Regional Issues with Anastasiades

The situation in Iraq, the Cyprus solution, the economic crisis and bilateral issues were on the agenda of a meeting Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades had on Saturday with British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. The meeting lasted a little less than...

Fear for Greeks Living in Iraq

The recent developments in Iraq -- where a large part of the country is being destroyed by jihadists -- have caused concern in the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in regards to the Greeks living in the country. The Ministry released an...

Greek Archaeological Mission in Mesopotamia

The Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens obtained permission by the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Culture of the Republik of Iraq to conduct excavations in two important archaeological sites: Tell Nader, which dates between the 6th and...

Iraqi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Meets with Greek Ambassador

Labeed Abbawi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary for Policy Planning and bilateral relations met on December 1, the Greek ambassador in Baghdad Mr. Markiyos Carfots upon the request of the latter. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries...

Iraq Signs $349 Million Power Contract with Greek METKA

Reuters reported that Iraq signed on Wednesday a $349 million contract with Greek leading power plant builder METKA SA for a gas-fired, 1,250-megawatt power plant with General Electric gas turbines technology. The project is scheduled to be build in the...