Land sales row mars Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem

Palestinian Christian groups are boycotting celebrations of Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem, accusing their Church of selling land to Israelis. At least 100 protesters gathered with...

Fire on Greek boat off Venezuela kills 9

Five sailors suffered burns and nine were missing after fire broke out on a Greek bulk carrier on Friday, and thick smoke is preventing...

Part of Cleopatra-era temple raised from the sea

A huge granite block, part of a stone pillar from a temple in a sunken Cleopatra-era city off Alexandria, was lifted by crane from...

Visiting the Ancient city of Petra in Jordan

Photo Credit: Rachel Portele Petra was a place that the local Beduins knew for years and tried to hide for the rest of the world....

Greek Taekwon-do Team Participates in Argentina World Championship

The Greek National team of Taekwon-do travels to Argentina to participate in the X Junior World Championship and the XVI Senior World Championship that...

Piracy thwarted off Yemen

The Greek coast guard command clarified on Sunday that a Greek-managed bulk carrier was attacked by armed pirates off the coast of Yemen on...

Spotlight: Greeks in Egypt

Photo Credit: Rachel Portele Greeks have been living in Egypt since the ancient times. Herodotus, who visited Egypt in the 5th century BCE, wrote that...

Minoan and Aegean style frescoes discovered in Israel

Archaeologists from the University of Haifa, who are conducting excavations in the city of Tel Kabri, found Minoan style frescoes, similar to those discovered...

Pirates seize Greek vessel off Seychelles

Pirates on Wednesday captured a Greek cargo ship off the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles while it was on its way to South...

Pirates take Greek ship toward Somali coast

A Greek cargo ship hijacked this week was being taken toward the Somali coast, but its crew members were unharmed, the ship's operating company...