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The Naval Base at Souda, Crete: Strategic Asset or Source of Danger for Greece?

At a time when tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating dangerously, the strategic importance of Souda Naval Base on Crete is coming under the spotlight once again. Formally known as ''Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay,'' this facility, located...

The Largest Scale Anti-Terror Exercise Ever in Greece Begins Today in Crete

Today in Crete, the largest anti-terror exercise of its kind to ever take place in Greece is underway at the ports of Souda and Iraklio. The exercise, code-named “Jackal Stone,” started today and is expected to last through December 7....

U.S. Eyes Boosting Military Bases in Greece

The USA is planning to expand its presence in Greece by increasing its use of military bases and ports in the country, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said on the second day of his official...

U.S. President Donald Trump Stops Over at Souda Base on Crete

Air Force One landed on Souda U.S. base on Crete at 3:07 on Sunday for refuel with President Donald Trump on board on his way to Singapore for the critical meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Air Force...

US Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman Docks at Souda, Crete (video)

A massive U.S. aircraft carrier -- the USS Harry S. Truman -- has arrived at an American naval base in Souda Bay, Crete where it will remain until May 28. The $45 billion (€38 billion) vessel is involved in the...

US Naval Base at Souda Prominent in Trump-Tsipras October Meeting

The future of the US Naval base in Souda, Crete is expected to dominate talks between US President Donald Trump and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras at their forthcoming meeting in Washington DC. The date of the Greek premier’s visit has...

Pentagon Seeks to Upgrade American Base on Crete

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph F. Dunford, expressed Washington’s desire to further upgrade the American base at Souda Bay on Crete. The joint Greek-U.S. base is a forward operating site for U.S. and allied operations...

Nitzia Logothetis: Refugee Children Toxically Stressed in Greece (Video)

"Refugee children at the Souda refugee camp on Chios are toxically stressed," said Nitzia Logothetis, founder and executive chairwoman of the Seleni Institute, a non-profit organization that promotes mental health for women around the world. Speaking on the refugee...

The Ancient City of Aptera, Crete, to be Revealed at Special Event in Athens

The ancient city of Aptera, one of the most important cities of Ancient Crete will be presented in an event that will be held on Wednesday 24 May in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. The event "Aptera,...

Mexican Navy Sailing Ship "Cuauhtemoc" in Souda for Five Days

Mexico Navy's sail training tall ship "Cuauhtemoc" docked on Wednesday at Souda port, Crete, Greece. Cuauhtemoc that is carrying out an education trip was welcomed by the ambassador of Mexico to Greece Daniel Hernadez-Joseph and representatives of the local authorities. "The...