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Greece condemns Iran’s attack against Israel

Greece is closely monitoring the developments in the Middle East, after Iran’s missiles and drones operation against Israel on Saturday. At the same time, Greece stands by Israel and “unequivocally condemns” the attack. On a post on social media, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wrote that the Greek government “clearly and …

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Iran releases video how its Navy seized Greek-owned tanker St Nicholas

Authorities of Iran released a video on Saturday, showing how the country’s Navy seized the Greek-owned oil tanker St Nicholas on Thursday. The video shows a helicopter approaching the tanker and armed men ordering the crew to lay down on the deck. Immediately, the occupiers took control of the vessel …

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Iran confirms seizure of Greek-owned oil tanker in Gulf of Oman

An Greek-owned oil tanker was boarded in the Gulf of Oman by “unauthorized” people in military uniforms early on Thursday morning, an advisory group run by the British military and a private security firm warned. The seizure of the Marschall-Islands-flagged tanker St Nicholas with a crew of one Greek and …

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US Navy: Iran Revolutionary Guard ‘harassed’ Greek-managed ship

The US Navy said Monday its sailors and the United Kingdom Royal Navy came to the aid of a ship in the crucial Strait of Hormuz after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard “harassed” it. Three fast-attack Guard vessels with armed troops aboard approached the merchant ship at a close distance Sunday afternoon, …

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US confiscates Iran oil cargo on Greek-managed tanker

The US confiscated Iranian oil on a tanker at sea in recent days in a sanctions enforcement operation, three sources said, and days later Iran seized another oil-laden tanker in retaliation, according to a maritime security firm. As oil markets remain jittery, the cargo seizure is the latest escalation between …

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Mossad helped Greece dismantle terrorists’ network

The Prime Minister’s office in Israel issued a press release late on Tuesday regarding the arrest of terrorists targeting Israeli targets in Greece. The Press release was issued on “behalf of the Mossad”, the National Intelligence Service in Israel, the PM’s office stressed. PM’s office press release In response to …

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Two tankers seized by Iran in May allowed to sail to Greece

Greece’s Shipping Ministry said on Wednesday that two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iran in May have been released after months of negotiations between the two sides. The ministry said that the vessels Prudent Warrior and Delta Poseidon have left Iran for the port of Piraeus. Αναχώρησαν σήμερα, μετά από πολύμηνες …

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Mahsa Amini: Molotov cocktail at Iran’s Embassy in Athens; protests continue

Protests in Athens continue as Iranian refugees and solidarity groups demand justice for the murdered 22-year-old Mahsa Amini and the end of oppression of women in Iran. Unknown assailants hurled a Molotov cocktail at the embassy of Iran in the suburb of Psychico in the early hours of Sunday morning. …

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Iran to release crew of two seized Greek tankers, says Seafarers Union

Iran has agreed to release the crews of two Greek tankers it seized in May in the Gulf, in response to the confiscation of oil by the United States from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece, the Greek union of commercial ships’ seafarers said. The case has strained relations between Athens …

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Shipping Ministry: Greek ships should avoid waters under Iran’s jurisdiction

Greece’s Shipping Ministry has issued a “strong recommendation” to Greek shipping companies to avoid waters under Iran’s jurisdiction, ministry sources said on Monday. This recommendation should be taken into account when sailing in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, the sources reportedly added. 17 …

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