military exercises

Turkey Announces Massive Military Exercise in the Aegean

Turkey announced on Monday that it will conduct a large-scale naval exercises in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea between February 25 and March 7.

In About-Face, Turkey Cancels OXI Day Exercises — Again

In yet another abrupt about-face after declaring on the weekend that would in fact hold its war games, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, Turkish officials stated on Monday that they had decided to cancel the exercises. The...

Increased Dolphin Deaths in Greece Possibly Caused By Turkish Military Exercises

More than fifteen dolphins have been found dead in the Aegean Sea since the end of February, Greece's ''Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation'' disclosed recently. The issue has already gone viral around the world, with members of the Institute claiming...

Turkey Issues Aegean NAVTEX in New Provocation

Turkey has issued a series of Navigational Telexes (NAVTEX) for military exercises, that in essence are excluding large areas of the Aegean Sea from marine traffic throughout 2018. Greek Ministry of Defence sources say that the NAVTEXs constitute a Turkish...

Cyprus, Israel in Joint Military Drill on the Mediterranean Island

Israeli and Cypriot army units began joint drills on Sunday, the third time the two armies have drilled together on the Mediterranean island this year. The drill, which is aimed at maintaining the readiness of the forces for any emergency,...

Turkey Warns Greece over 'Illegal' Military Exercise Near Rhodes

Turkey on Thursday warned Greece for allegedly conducting an illegal joint military exercise with Egypt at the Greek island of Rhodes. In a written statement, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said it learned that Greece and Egypt are conducting a joint amphibian...

UK Navy Calls off Aegean Exercise to 'Steer Clear' of Greek-Turkish tensions

Greek daily Kathimerini reports that the British Royal Navy has cancelled a scheduled military exercise in the Aegean in what appears as an effort to steer clear of Greek-Turkish tensions. The exercise was due to take place off the south-eastern...

Joint Military Exercises for Greek and American Army

Lately, several joint military exercises have been organized between elite units of Greek and American armed forces. The U.S. Army, recognizing the excellence and the abilities of the Greek Army, recently organized a series of various military exercises and simulations...

Golden Dawn's "Military School"

According to photographic documents, the paramilitary groups of the Golden Dawn extreme far-right party are being objected to tough tests. According to the Ethnos news report, young men dressed in camouflage uniforms, hooded full face and military knives in their...