Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to 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...

President Pavlopoulos Visits Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades have visited the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all-Africa in Egypt. Patriarch Theodoros II welcomed...

Egyptian Experts Find Ancient Greco-Roman Temple

Archaeologists from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities have uncovered the remains of a 2,200-year-old Greco-Roman temple in the country's Western Desert, according to National Geographic. The...

Dozens Feared Dead After Plane Crash in Algeria

Many people are feared to have died as a military plane crashed in Algeria, local media report. Two hundred people or more were said to...

Greeks of Alexandria Return for Special Ceremony

Members of the once-thriving Greek community of Alexandria will return once more to the city they grew up in to attend a ceremony on...

Greeks Celebrate Independence Day in South Africa (photos)

The Greek community in South Africa commemorated Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg with a liturgy at the Orthodox Cathedral of...