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French President Macron Tours Beirut Devastation, Promises Support

Search teams from around the world pulled four more bodies from the rubble of Tuesday's gigantic explosion in the port area of Beirut, bringing the death toll to nearly 150, according to a report from the Associated Press. Thousands more are...

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...

US Troops in Syria Come Under Fire From Turkish Artillery

As Turkey intensified its ground and air offensive on Kurdish positions in northern Syria, the Pentagon said that Turkish artillery fire landed near a United States military observation post located on the outskirts of the town of Kobane late...

Turkey Claims Hundreds of Kurdish Fighters Killed in Syria Offensive

Turkey's Defence Ministry said that 174 "terrorists" were "neutralized" on Thursday in its cross-border military offensive in northeast Syria. Altogether it claims that 228 Kurdish militants had been killed since the start of the operation. The ministry on Friday also...

Greek Musician Yanni to Convey Message of Peace in Lebanon Concerts

Internationally-renowned Greek musician Yanni Chryssomallis is set to perform on Tuesday at Beirut, Lebonon's waterfront performance venue. Yanni said on Monday through the Xinhua News Agency that he aims to convey a message of peace and tolerance by playing...

Pirates Attack Greek Cargo Ship Near Persian Gulf (photos)

A Greek cargo ship was attacked by armed pirates as she was sailing in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week. "Chios Freedom" was attacked by at least 12 gunmen aboard three speedboats off the coast of the United Arab...

Arab Resorts Mimic Greece’s Cycladic Beauty (photos)

Resorts on the southern shores of the Mediterranean are seeking to attract tourists by trying to mimic the striking character and beauty of the Greek islands. As the photos suggest, some of the resorts bear an uncanny resemblance to areas...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them remarkable works of art in themselves, act as monuments to the Greek diaspora. Many Greeks fled...

Palestinians Killed in US Embassy Protest on Israeli Border

An unconfirmed number of Palestinians have been killed along Gaza's border with Israel in Monday protests linked to the opening of the U.S.' new embassy building in Jerusalem. Reports from the region say thousands of Palestinians have massed at the...