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Israeli Foreign Ministry Expresses Full Diplomatic Solidarity with Greece

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lior Haiat sent a cordial message to the nation of Greece on Friday via a Tweet, which read "Israel reiterates its full support and strong solidarity with Greece in its maritime zone and its opposition...

Greek Startup Sold for $360 Million in One of the Biggest Deals of its Kind

Greek-run startup InstaShop, a grocery delivery service operating in the Middle East and North Africa, was purchased by German food delivery service Delivery Hero in a record breaking deal of $360 million. The sum is made up of a $270...

Turkey, Iran Angered Over UAE Opening Diplomatic Relations with Israel

  It was announced at the White House on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates has now opened diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a joint US/AUE/Israel agreement signed on Wednesday. President Trump stated to interviewers that the groundbreaking deal...

Beirut Blast Damages Palace Built by Prominent Greek-Orthodox Family in 1700’s

  Last week's explosion in Beirut, the result of the improper storage of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate at the city's port, laid waste to swaths of the once-beautiful city which was called "The Pearl of the Orient" during its...

Beirut Blast: Greece Stands Ready to Provide Any Assistance Says PM

After the enormous explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis sent his condolences to the Lebanese people and assured them that his country was ready to extend whatever help it could to the perennially war-torn country. The PM's...

Beirut Blast Kills Scores, Injures Thousands, Leaving City in Chaos

An enormous explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon killed at least 115 people and more than 4,000 others are injured. Many people are still missing. The reason for the blast, which occurred in the region of the city's port...

Greece Becomes a Magnet for Well-Off Arab Tourists

Greece is becoming a magnet for well-off tourists from the Middle East as more regular and charter flights connect Athens and the Greek islands with Arab capitals. According to a report in euro2day.gr, the Middle East is the fastest growing...

President Pavlopoulos Addresses Religious and Cultural Pluralism Conference

President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos declared the opening of the 2nd International Conference of Athens on "Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East" at the Intercontinental Hotel in Athens, on Monday. In his address, Pavlopoulos...

Conference on Religious Pluralism in the Middle East, Held in Athens

The International Conference on "Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East" organized by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, opened its doors on Monday with the participation of high political and religious officials. The initiative gives the opportunity...

'Iran Is Key Player for Stability and Peace in Mideast,' Says Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that the purpose of his two day visit to Iran is to strengthen relations between the Islamic Republic and Greece, but also made it known that he hopes that Greece can play...