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Greece, Israel Mull Coronavirus-Free Tourist Zone

The Tourism Ministers of Israel, Greece and Cyprus have been discussing a proposal to create a "safe zone" for tourism between the three countries which have successfully until now dealt with the coronavirus outbreak, according to Israeli media reports...

Holy Light Arrives from Jerusalem to Athens Despite Coronavirus Curfew

An Aegean Airlines special flight carrying the Holy Light from Jerusalem arrived in Athens on Holy Saturday afternoon. This year the Holy Light arrived in Greece from the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem under very strict measures due to...

Athens Takes Emergency Security Measures Amid Rising US-Iran Tensions

Greek authorities have strengthened security measures in American and Israeli-related places in the country, following the dramatic escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran. This comes after the murder of Iranian major-general Qasem Soleimani by the American army in Baghdad,...

How the US Helped Bring About EastMed Pipeline Deal

The crucial energy deal between Greece, Cyprus and Israel which was signed on Thursday is an important step in the geostrategic establishment of Greece as a pillar of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean. At the same time it is equally...

Turkey Blasts EastMed Pipeline Agreement

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said Thursday that the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas pipeline project, signed earlier in the day in Athens between the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel, cannot succeed. “Any project disregarding Turkey, which has the longest coastline...

Greek, Cypriot and Israeli Leaders Sign Groundbreaking EastMed Pipeline Deal

Governmental delegations from Greece, Israel and the Republic of Cyprus signed the agreement for the construction of the EastMed pipeline in an official ceremony at Athens' Zappeion Megaron today. Upon its completion the natural-gas pipeline will connect the three countries, transporting...

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Set to Sign EastMed Pipeline Agreement

The nations of Israel, Greece and Cyprus will sign a trilateral agreement on Thursday which will lay the groundwork for a planned 1,900-kilometer (1,181 mile) gas pipeline connecting Israel’s offshore natural gas fields with Europe. The deal for the Eastern...

American Chambers of Israel, Greece and Cyprus Praise EastMed Act

The American Chambers of Commerce of Israel, Greece and Cyprus recently issued a joint statement following US President Donald Trump's signing of the EastMed Act. The organizations of the three Mediterranean states, which have created a strong strategic partnership in the...

EastMed Pipeline: The Mediterranean Mega-Project That Will Change Europe's Energy Map Forever

It was announced on Sunday that Athens will host the signing ceremony for the groundbreaking agreement for the construction of the ''EastMed Pipeline," which will eventually transport natural gas from Israel, Cyprus and Greece to Italy and on to the rest...

Agreement on ''EastMed'' Pipeline to Be Signed in Athens on January 2

The interstate agreement between Greece, the Republic of Cyprus and Israel about the construction of the ''EastMed'' energy pipeline will be signed in Athens on January 2, it was made public on Sunday. The statement was issued by the Greek...