Mask with Ancient Greek-Style Elements Discovered in Egypt

A silver face mask gilded with gold, a mummification workshop, mummies and sarcophagi have been discovered at a tomb complex in Saqqara, Egypt, an...

South African Golfer Peter Karmis Chooses to Play for Greece

Professional golfer Peter Karmis decided to play under the Greek flag from now on and to no longer represent South Africa in international tournaments. According...

South Africa’s Olympic Champion Ties the Knot in Greece

One of South Africa’s most-loved sons of the water, Cameron van der Burgh, is in Greece to tie the knot with his Greek fiancée,...

Thessaloniki’s Emblematic ‘Umbrellas’ Open in Egypt (photos)

A copy of a sculpture that has has become an iconic feature of Thessaloniki's waterfront is will be gracing a cosmopolitan beach near Egypt's...

Arab Resorts Mimic Greece’s Cycladic Beauty (photos)

Resorts on the southern shores of the Mediterranean basin are seeking to attract tourists by trying to mimic the character and beauty of the...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments of the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them...

Archaeologists Discover 2,200-Year-Old Ancient Greek Writing in Egypt

Archaeologists in northern Egypt have discovered a 2,200-year-old coin depicting King Ptolemy III Euergetes, said to be an ancestor of Cleopatra. The coin, which bears...

Greek Surgeon Honored for Voluntary Work in Africa

A Greek surgeon who voluntarily performed more than 30 cardiac surgeries at a Mauritius hospital in the space of two weeks will be honored...

Egyptair Offering Discounted Flights on Greek, Cypriot Routes

Egyptair has announced it is offering a 20 percent discount on flights from Athens to Cairo, Athens to Alexandria and Larnaca to Cairo. It is...

Ancient Greek Inscription Uncovered in Egypt

  A second-century temple in Egypt has been found by archaeologists who say Greek inscriptions form part of the remarkable discovery. Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says the...