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France's Most Wanted Fraudster Arrested in Luxury Athens Apartment

France's most wanted fraudster, Alli Shoobhi Kassem, was arrested by Greek authorities in Voula, an up-market suburb on the Athens coast. The French authorities had issued a European warrant for his arrest for illegal activities that include money laundering. The...

Lucky, an Abused Turtle, to be Sent From Lebanon to Greece for Treatment

A sea turtle that was abused on a Lebanon beach on June 14 is miraculously recovering and will be sent to Greece for further treatment when he is able to withstand travel. The Loggerhead sea turtle (caretta caretta) is an endangered species as their population...

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State: Cooperation Is Key for Natural Resources Exploitation

His opinion that the discovery of Cyprus' natural gas resources should be seen in the light of cooperation between the region's countries, expressed the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, responsible for Energy Diplomacy, Amos Hochstein. The key for the of...

Syrian Rebels Release Greek Orthodox Nuns

A pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese State media reported that the thirteen Greek Orthodox nuns and three maids that were kidnapped in late November from a Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria were freed on Sunday, March 9, 2014. AP...

Bishop Yazigi: The Abducted Nuns in Syria are Fine

The nuns who were abducted last month from St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in the ancient Syrian city of Maaloula are fine, as stated on Saturday 25 by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi. According to The Daily Star there...

Lebanon: Protests over Attack on Greek Orthodox Priest’s Library

Hundreds of Lebanese people rioted on the streets of Tripoli, northern Lebanon on Saturday, January 4 protesting over the torching of a historic library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest. The protestors held up banners that read "Tripoli, peaceful town"...

19 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mexico, Turkey and Saudi Arabia Join the Endeavor Network

Endeavor selected 19 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mexico, Turkey and Saudi Arabia at its 47th International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports 785 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 489 companies in 14 emerging market countries. The entrepreneurs were chosen...

John X Elected New Patriarch of Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch

Metropolitan John X was elected to head the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch on Monday, the official paper of the Russian Orthodox Church reported. His predecessor, Patriarch Ignatius IV (Hazim) passed away in a Beirut hospital on December 5, a...

Archdiocese Vandals Confess to 21 Other Burglaries

The office of a prominent lawyer and the National Social Security Fund in Badaro were among the targets of a gang of thieves who were formally charged two weeks ago with robbing and vandalizing the Greek Orthodox archdiocese, the...

Assailants of Greek Orthodox Church in Beirut Arrested

The Internal Security Forces (ISF) arrested Wednesday November 23, three men, who vandalized and robbed the Greek Orthodox Church of the Archdiocese of Beirut last week. According to the ISF information, two of the suspects taken into custody had been...