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Greek American Hero Recalls Tackling Train Terrorist

One of the three Americans who tackled the Islamic State gunman aboard a Paris-bound train testified at the man’s trial on Friday, saying that he tried to kill the gunman, AP reports. Greek American Alek Skarlatos told the Paris court...

Former ISIS Leader Held in Hungary Claims Links With Greek Secret Service

A former Islamic State leader detained by the Hungarian police last December when he arrived at Budapest Airport with a fake Greek passport, claimed in a court hearing on Sunday that he worked for the Greek secret service. According to...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Greektown Shooting (video)

The Islamic State organization on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the shooting in Toronto's Greektown that killed two people and injured 13 on Sunday. The group's propaganda agency Amaq said the attacker was "one of the soldiers of the Islamic State",...

ISIS Member Jailed by Greek Court

A 33-year-old Syrian national has been convicted of terrorist offences by a Greek court. The man, who first came to Greece in 2016 with his family as a refugee, was convicted on murder and explosives charges related to his time...

Germany Explains Strict Controls for Travellers from Greece

German authorities explained that the reason for imposing stricter airport controls on flights from Greece is because 1,000 people flying from Greek airports arrived in Germany illegally. Greek authorities have complained to Berlin for the different treatment of travellers from...

Syrian Suspected of Being ISIS Member Claims Fighting Against Assad, Denies Atrocities on Video

The 32-year-old Syrian arrested in Alexandroupolis on suspicion of being an Islamic State fighter denied all allegations and claims he belongs to the Free Syrian Army fighting against Bashar al-Assad. The man who has videos of atrocities in his cell...

Athens Makeshift Μosques Under Police Surveillance – Report

At least 80 makeshift mosques in the wider Athens area have come under police surveillance, according to a confidential report by the Greek Police, seen by Kathimerini. The Greek daily says that authorities are concerned due to evidence that certain...

Four Suspected Jihadists Under Surveillance by Greek Secret Services

Four suspected Islamist extremists presently in Greece are under close daily surveillance by the Hellenic Police (EL.AS) and the secret services, according to the Ministry of Citizen Protection. The signal has been given following the terrorist attacks in Spain the...

Greek Court Jails Two Men Affiliated With Islamic State

A Greek court on Friday, convicted two men who are members of the terrorist group Islamic State, and sentenced them to 15 years imprisonment. A Komotini court in northern Greece ruled that the two men are guilty as members of...

DefMin Panos Kammenos Briefs White House Chief of Staff on Greek Issues

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Saturday briefed White House Chief of Staf Rience Priebus on Greek issues, a day after the inauguration of 45th U.S. President, Donald Trump. According to  mignatiou.com, Kammenos met with Priebus during a reception hosted...