Oinousses

Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen in New Video

Two Turkish Coast Guard vessels harassed a Greek fishing boat off the island of Oinousses, near Chios in the eastern Aegean in the most recent incident of its kind, apparently occurring on Thursday morning. According to the local web site...

Greek Islanders Construct Huge Flag in Defiance of Turkish Overflights

A gigantic Greek flag was installed recently on the slopes of a hill overlooking the island of Oinousses in the eastern Aegean, just a stone's throw away from the Turkish coast, as a sign of defiance against continued provocations...

Five Children Dead After Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes Near Oinousses, Greece

Yet another tragedy involving and migrants took place in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday morning, this time off the coast of the islets of Oinousses in Greece. Five children and two adults were drowned in the Aegean Sea when the...

Turkish Coast Guard Vessel Reportedly Tries to Overturn Greek Fisherman's Boat

A Greek man who was speargun fishing near Oinousses island on Wednesday said that a Turkish coast guard vessel tried to tie his boat and drag it to Turkish waters and overturn it. The man, who is a Chios island...

Greek Navy, Coast Guard Search for Missing Greek-American Enters Second Day

The search is ongoing for a young Greek-American man missing after a boating tragedy in the eastern Aegean claimed the life of his father. The Hellenic coast guard and navy are involved in the operation, accompanied by several private craft....

Greek American Dead, One Missing after Boat Capsizes off Oinousses Island

Α 68-year-old Greek-American man was found dead and his 22-year-old son is missing after a dinghy boat carrying four passengers capsized off Oinousses island. The man's daughter, 24, and his friend also 68, were rescued. The 24-year-old woman was spotted in...

New Turkish Provocations Against Aircraft Carrying Greek President

Turkish provocations against the helicopter carrying Greek President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos were repeated on Wednesday, as Turkish warplane pilots warned the Greek pilot that he had entered Turkish FIR when in fact the helicopter was flying over...

Turkish News Agency Denounces Greek Chief of Staff After Flag Raised on Oinousses

The Turkish provocations continue as Sozcu newspaper reported on Friday, that just days after taking office, the new Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff, Alciviades Stefanis, made a provocative visit to Oinousses with Greek troops and raised the...

Three Turkish Coast Guard Boats Anchor in Greek Waters

Three Turkish coast guard boats on Wednesday anchored in Greek territorial waters, one mile from the Panagia island of the Oinousses complex, according to "Truth" radio station. Reportedly, a Turkish aircraft flew over the island. The Turkish vessels departed a few...

Greek Government Plan to Give Life to Uninhabited Aegean Islets

The General Secretariat of Aegean and Island Policy announced in parliament a draft plan to make uninhabited Aegean islets habitable and offer incentives to that effect. The prospect includes 28 islets in the eastern Aegean, the sovereignty of which is...