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Dozens Injured After Magnitude-5.9 Earthquake Hits Turkey

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck northwest Turkey in the early hours of Wednesday, injuring at least forty-six people. The shallow tremor struck about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of Istanbul, the country's largest city, where strong tremors were felt. National authorities said...

Turkey and Egypt Rekindle Relations After 9-Year Rift

Turkey and Egypt renewed their relationship after years of strain with a warm handshake between Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the sidelines of the World Cup in Qatar on November 20th. The presidency in Cairo on...

Greece Marks Armed Forces Day Amid Threats From Turkey

Greece marks Armed Forces Day on Monday amid tensions with Turkey threatening to destabilize the entire eastern Mediterranean. The country is prepared to counter threats to its national sovereignty and security, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in a message. “At a...

Turkey Bombs Towns in Northern Syria After Istanbul Blast

Turkey bombed towns in northern Syria on Saturday after Ankara blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ party (PKK) for last Sunday’s deadly bombing in central Istanbul. Airstrikes hit several towns, including the city of Kobane, Kurdish-led forces and a Britain-based monitoring group...

Ancient Greek Altar Found at Archaeological Site in Turkey

A marble altar with an ancient Greek inscription has been discovered at the site of Patara, close to city of Antalya in Turkey.

Greece in Diplomatic Spat With Libya Over Minister’s Visit

Greece and Libya clashed on Thursday following the last-minute cancelation of the Greek foreign minister's visit to Tripoli. Nikos Dendias arrived at Tripoli airport but refused to disembark from the plane when he realized that waiting to greet him on...

Sen. Menendez Blasts Turkish Aggression Under Erdogan

On Wednesday, US Senator Robert Menendez repeated his pledge that he will veto F-16 jet sales to Turkey as long as President Erdogan continues his aggression against neighbors. Speaking at an online event organized on the occasion of the 39th...

Rep. Pappas Spearheads Bipartisan Call to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

Newly reelected Greek-American Representative Chris Pappas leads a bipartisan effort in Congress to impose restrictions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Pappas and more than twenty U.S. Representatives are calling on Congress to retain—in the final version...

Biden Supports F-16 Sale to Turkey, Ankara Claims

US President Joe Biden reportedly said that he will continue to support Turkey's F-16 fighter jets purchase at a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Tuesday. Turkish Daily...

Greek Woman Among the Injured in Istanbul Bomb Attack

A Greek woman was among those injured at the Istanbul bomb attack on Sunday which claimed the lives of at least eight people. Dozens were injured. The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the woman whose identity has not...