Alexandria’s Greek Graves Form a Moving Monument to the Diaspora

The Greeks who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby, with their splendid graves acting as monuments...

Byzantine-Era Wine Presses Discovered in Israel with Depictions of Greek Gods Dionysus and Heracles

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, have revealed Ancient Byzantine-era wine presses, one of which has a mosaic depiction what appears to be a wine-drinking...

New Democracy Leader Raises Jailed Greek Soldiers’ Case with Israeli PM

The leader of Greece's largest opposition party, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, met Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, raising the issue of the two Greek soldiers...

Netanyahu to Erdogan: Don’t Preach to Us About Gaza After What You Did in...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has responded angrily to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's charge that his hands are "stained with Palestinian blood" following...

Palestinians Killed in US Embassy Protest on Israeli Border

An unconfirmed number of Palestinians have been killed along Gaza's border with Israel in Monday protests linked to the opening of the U.S.' new...

President Pavlopoulos Visits Vibrant Greek Community of Alexandria

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos paid a visit to Alexandria on Monday following an invitation by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to attend a collaborative...

Judas Received $15,000 to Betray Jesus

According to the Gospel of John, Judas Iscariot received 30 silver coins to betray Jesus and put him in the hands of Caiaphas, or...

‘It Smelled of Myrrh’, Says Greek Worker Who Entered Tomb of Christ

"I was the first person to enter the tomb of Christ. Yes, it smelled of myrrh," said the Greek restoration worker who was the...

Israeli Investors Urged to Look at Greece

Greece is being marketed to businesspeople in Israel as an investment destination, as a new chamber of commerce works to build ties between the...

Syria Accuses Turkey of Bombing Ancient Site

A Syrian government antiquities body has accused Turkey of bombing a UNESCO heritage site -- which includes significant Byzantine heritage -- during its military...