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Greek ‘Ivan’ Fights Against ISIS Jihadists in Syria

A Greek man has been apparently spotted fighting in the Syrian civil war on the side of the Kurds against the Islamic State jihadists. Greek...

The First Greek in Liberated Palmyra

Palmyra in Syria opened for the first time its doors to archaeologists and journalists. A Greek journalist from MEGA channel, Thanasis Avgerinos, was there...

Six Syrians Bearing False Greek Passports Arrested in Argentina

Argentinian authorities arrested six Syrians who flew into the South American country on fake Greek passports, a spokesman for the federal police told Reuters on...

Greek-British Soldier Dies After Battle With ISIS

A former Greek-British Royal Marines member became the first Briton to be killed fighting alongside the Kurdish forces against the jihadist Islamic state in...

Syrian Rebels Release Greek Orthodox Nuns

A pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese State media reported that the thirteen Greek Orthodox nuns and three maids that were kidnapped in late...

Greek Orthodox Nuns Taken Hostage by Syrian Rebels

  The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Islamist Rebels broke into St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in Maaloula, 60km north of Damascus, taking hostage,...

No New Information on Syrian Bishops Abducted in Aleppo

Since April 2013, the Syrian authorities say that they still have no clear information regarding the whereabouts of the two abducted bishops. The Lebanese Bishop,...

U.S. Renews Call for Release of Syrian Bishops

U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly renewed Tuesday her government’s call for the release of the two bishops recently kidnapped by gunmen in Syria,...

Confusion Surrounds Fate of Abducted Bishops

The Greek Orthodox Church denied Tuesday circulating reports that the two archbishops abducted in Aleppo, Syria, had been released. The fate of Greek Orthodox Archbishop...

Two Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Freed

A church official said two bishops who were abducted by gunmen while traveling in northern Syria have been released. Greek Orthodox Bishop Tony Yazigi says...