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Marina Satti declares “Yawning” to be a resistance act?

Greece’s Marina Satti and “Zari” qualified for the Eurovision finals on upcoming Saturday, however, her behavior during the presser of the Israeli participant Eden Golan caused an uproar and divided especially the Greek public. The  37-year-old Greek singer was seen to be yawning and even pretending (?) to fall asleep or …

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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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Mitsotakis, Scholz discuss Migration, energy, bilateral issues

The European Union’s new pact on migration and asylum needs to be finalized as soon as possible, in anticipation of fresh pressure from the ongoing hostilities in the Middle East, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Tuesday, following a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin. Speaking at …

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Thousands march to Israeli Embassy in Athens demanding end of hostilities in Gaza

Thousands of protesters marched to the Israeli Embassy in Athens on Sunday calling for an end to hostilities and the killing of Palestinians in Gaza. Chanting “Freedom for Palestine”, protesters passed in front of the Israeli Embassy for about half an hour, demanding a “Stop to the slaughter of the …

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Greece, Cyprus, Israel discuss electricity interconnection project

A teleconference about the electrical interconnection project of Greece, Cyprus and Israel was held on Tuesday by the three countries’ power operators. Participating in it were Greece’s Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), Cyprus’ Transmission System Operator Cyprus (TSOC), and Israel’s Independent System Operator (NOGA). They discussed issues relating to the …

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Greek PM cancels visit to Israel due to security concerns

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis cancelled his visit to Israel due to security concerns, following the attack at Al Awda Hospital in Gaza on Tuesday night. The Premier was planning to travel to Tel Aviv, tomorrow, Thursday. However, Mitsotakis will attend the International Summit on the Palestinian Developments in Egypt …

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Greece ‘s PM Mitsotakis to visit Israel and Egypt in the next days

Greece ‘s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Israel in the next few days, a State Minister announced on Tuesday. He will also attend the International Summit on the Palestinian Developvemtns in Egypt on Saturday. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, minister Akis Skertsos who announced the Premier’s visit to Israel …

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Greece advises its citizens to avoid travel to Israel, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories

Greece’s Foreign Ministry advised its citizens on Sunday to avoid “non essential” travels to Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Lebanon. “We advise Greek citizens to avoιd, except when absolutely necessary, non essential travels to Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Lebanon. Israel has repeatedly announced large scale bombing of the Gaza …

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Greece concludes repatriation of Greeks, EU and third-countries citizens from Israel

Greece has successfully repatriated its citizens from Israel and also evacuated EU and third-counties citizens, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday morning. The repatriation procedures were done via the Greek Embassy in Tel Aviv and the Consulate in Jerusalem. “On Monday, October 9, the initial group of …

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National Security Council (KYSEA) discussed terror attacks in Israel, impacts on Greece & the region

Greece’s National Security Governmental Council (KYSEA), the country’s top decision-making body on foreign affairs and defense matters, discussed on Thursday the Hamas’ terrorist attacks in Israel and the situation in the Gaza Strip, along with their effects on Greece and the wider region, the government spokesman said. The emergency meeting, …

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Greek FM presents 5-point Plan for violence deescalation in Middle East

Greece’s Foreign Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis presented a five-point plan to deescalate the violence in the Middle East. the Greek FM presented the plan during his address to the EU-Gulf Cooperation Council Ministerial Meeting held in Muscat on Tuesday. “Obviously, we clearly condemn all forms of terrorism and violence, irrespective of …

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War in Middle East: Greece’s Intelligence, Anti-Terror on “Red Alert”

Greek authorities, the intelligence service and the anti-terror department are on red alert and are reportedly ready to deal with any challenge that will arise in the country due to the war in the Middle East. On top priority is the monitoring of hundreds of refugees and immigrants from Palestine …

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Greece ramps up security around potential Israeli targets

Police in Greece has ramped up security around potential Israeli targets and increased its presence around the Embassy of Israel in Athens in light of the ongoing war in the Middle East. State security and intelligence services are also involved in the operation, which apart from Israeli missions or businesses …

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First Greeks to be repatriated from Israel, Palestine on Sunday night

Greece is trying to repatriate some 150 Greeks currently trapped in Israel and the Palestinian territories, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday. The foreign ministry is in constant contact with the Greek citizens in the area via the Greek Embassy in Tel Aviv and the Greek Consulate in Jerusalem. The …

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Israel, Cyprus and Greece mull energy pacts, India and yogurt

Following three-way talks at the presidential palace on Monday, President Nikos Christodoulides, Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Greece’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis reaffirmed their commitment to reinforce their cooperation in energy. “We agreed that the energy sector, and in particular, natural gas, electricity and renewable energy, is a solid foundation for cooperation in …

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UK technical glitch disrupts flights from Greece, Israel, Portugal, Spain

Passengers for flights headed to UK or whose flight crossed UK space faced cancellations or delays of several hours Monday due to what Britain’s National Air Traffic Service (NATS) said was a technical issue that it had identified and remedied by late afternoon Monday. Holidaymakers returning from Greece, Israel, Portugal, …

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