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Largest Divorce Settlement in History Gives $729 Million to Princess

The mind-boggling amount of $728,552.00 is due to be paid by the Prime Minister of Dubai to his estranged wife in the largest divorce settlement in recorded history. The agreement, which calls for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to pay...

Asteroid Annihilated City, Possibly Inspiring Biblical Story of Sodom

New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated an ancient city near the Dead Sea now called Tall el-Hammam, in the biblical city of Sodom in the Jordan Valley 3,600 years...

The Stunning Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city is built into the dramatic pink-colored stone of Jabal Al-Madbah mountain, facing outward to a...

Jordan Joins Greece, Cyprus in Opposition to Turkey’s Varosha Plans

Greece, Cyprus and Jordan called for a "comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem" after Turkey said it would reopen Varosha.

Greece Beats Jordan Ahead of FIBA World Cup in China

The Greek National basketball team beat Jordan 92-65 on Saturday in the first game of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China ahead of the World Cup. NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17...

Greek Island of Skiathos Hosts Members of Jordan's Royal Family

Approximately ten members of the royal family of Jordan recently spent a few days on Greece's idyllic island of Skiathos to enjoy their summer break, according to reports on Wednesday. Reports from several sources on the island said that the...

Leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan Agree to Enhanced Cooperation

Leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan agreed at their summit meeting in Amman on Sunday to expand cooperation in vital sectors, including energy, water, agriculture, tourism, healthcare, education, trade and investment. Jordan's King Abdullah, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek...

UN Exhibition on Migration Comes to Athens October 26

A photographic exhibition titled "Light on the Move" will be presented at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens between October 26-31. The exhibition is being organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nation's migration body. Photographs...

Greek Anti-Terror Cops Trump European Rivals in International Contest

Greek anti-terrorist officers have trumped their European colleagues in an international competition among elite special forces held in Jordan. EKAM officers secured the highest score from all European countries in the 10th annual contest between special forces held at a...

Greek, Cypriot, Jordanian Leaders Meet in Nicosia

Cyprus hosted the leaders of Greece and Jordan in Nicosia on Tuesday, in a three-way meeting aimed at strengthening ties in the volatile Mediterranean region on a host of issues, from water management to the protection of artefacts. Jordan and...