The Many Perils of Mining the Seas

  By Elizabeth De Santo, Elizabeth Mendenhall and Elizabeth Nyman Mining the ocean floor for submerged minerals is a little-known, experimental industry. But soon it will...

Lebanon To Go Into Coronavirus Lockdown for Two Weeks

  The beleaguered nation of Lebanon must be put into lockdown for two weeks because of the huge spike in the number of coronavirus infections...

Turkey, Iran Angered Over UAE Opening Diplomatic Relations with Israel

  It was announced at the White House on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates has now opened diplomatic relations with Israel as part of...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city...

Auckland Back Into Lockdown Mode as New Coronavirus Cases Surface in New Zealand

National health authorities in New Zealand announced on Tuesday that they were once again locking down the country's largest city after four new cases...

Lebanese Government Resigns in Wake of Explosion

  The government of Lebanon stepped down on Monday evening, just seven says after the enormous explosion at the city's port which leveled a large...

Beirut Blast Damages Palace Built by Prominent Greek-Orthodox Family in 1700’s

  Last week's explosion in Beirut, the result of the improper storage of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate at the city's port, laid waste to...

French President Macron Tours Beirut Devastation, Promises Support

Search teams from around the world pulled four more bodies from the rubble of Tuesday's gigantic explosion in the port area of Beirut, bringing the...
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The Greeks of Cairo: A Fascinating Bond Between Greece and Egypt

The small, but vibrant, remaining Greek community in Cairo, Egypt has its roots deep in history. Recently, after two years of restoration work, the historic...

Beirut Blast Kills Scores, Injures Thousands, Leaving City in Chaos

An enormous explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon killed at least 115 people and more than 4,000 others are injured. Many people are...