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...

Majestic Hellas House Opens its Doors in Shanghai (photos)

Greece has a new outpost in the Far East as Hellas House -- an impressive social, cultural and business hub in Shanghai -- throws...

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...

Greek Composer Yanni Dedicates Song to Syria (video)

World-renowned Greek composer Yanni has dedicated a track to the people of Syria. In a Facebook post this week, the musician writes: "This is for all my...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Ancient Greek Inscription

Scientists in Israel have unearthed a rare Greek-language mosaic dating from the 2nd-3rd century. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were digging at Caesarea...

Cretan Man Marries Indian Girlfriend in Bollywood-Style Wedding

Despite the marvelous Bollywood movies one can enjoy online, an Indian wedding is an unusual sight for a Greek. Apparently not so, though, for...

Ancient Greek Gods Found in Israel

  A 2,300-year-old image depicting the birth of the Greek goddess Athena has been unearthed by scientists studying the remains of a Biblical site in...

Miss Greece 2017 Visits Pyramids, Enjoys Egyptian Holiday

Miss Greece 2017, Maria Psilou spent five days in Cairo enjoying her Christmas vacation, during which time she was hosted by Miss Egypt 2017. Upon...

“Hellenists, Go Back To Greece”: Israeli Far-Right Groups Disrupt Hanukkah Celebration

Members of Israeli far-right groups disrupted a Jerusalem community center's Hanukkah celebration, which incorporated Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and Mohammed's birthday. The protesters called the...