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Egypt's FM Shoukry heads to Athens, Friday

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will travel to Greece’s capital Athens on Friday to take part in a ministerial meeting with his Greek, Cypriot and French counterparts.

Memory of the day: University of Argentina grants honorary doctorate to President of the UAE Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1981

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 11:47 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 8.

Sisi arrives Cairo after participating in tripartite summit in Athens

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 06:07 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived in Cairo, Tuesday after participating in a tripartite summit in Athens, which brought together the leaders of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.

President Sisi meets with Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 01:15 GMT

The president also offered his condolences over the victims of the earthquake that hit the Aegean Sea last month, Radi added.

Sisi: Deal of maritime border demarcation between Egypt, Greece will maximize utilization of EEZ hydrocarbon wealth

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 11:31 GMT

President Sisi’s comments were stated during a meeting with Minister of Environment and Energy Kostas Hatzidakis in Athens on Thursday.

Sisi: Egypt, Greece considered a bridge to convergence, dialogue, cooperation between Arabs, Europeans

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 10:45 GMT

“The two countries have played a prominent role and an undeniable influence on the progress of human civilization in various fields of science, arts and literature,” President Sisi said.

Man United captain Maguire detained on Greek island after brawl

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Officers were called in to break up a brawl between two groups of tourists. Two other Britons were also detained.

Egypt's Foreign Minister to leave Tuesday for Greece, Cyprus tour

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 02:11 GMT

Shoukry will arrive in Athens Tuesday on an official visit for talks on boosting Egyptian-Greek cooperation and issues of mutual concern.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to display ancient currencies

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 02:59 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents for the first time three collections of antiquities that were stored in the museum.

Russia expels Greek diplomats in retaliatory move

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 05:30 GMT

Russia said it had summoned Greece's ambassador to Moscow and told him it was responding in kind to what it called an unfriendly decision by Athens.

Greek fires kill at least 7 near Athens, residents flee homes

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 10:51 GMT

The worst Greek forest fires in a decade burned at least seven people to death near Athens on Monday as they attempted to flee in their cars or on foot.

At least four persons seen dead in Greek fire-ravaged town-witness

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 09:26 GMT

The charred remains of at least four persons were seen on the streets of a Greek village ravaged by fire on Monday evening, a Reuters witness said.

Thousands protest in northern Greece over Macedonia name issue

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Tens of thousands rallied in northern Greece on Wednesday to protest against a possible compromise solution to a long-running row between Athens and Skopje.

Uber to suspend service in Greece after new legislation

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 08:41 GMT

Ride-hailing service Uber said it would suspend its service in Greece after the approval of local legislation which imposes stricter regulation on the sector.

Egyptian youth head the queues at voting polls in Athens

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 - 02:59 GMT

Egyptian expatriates in Athens, Greece, have flocked to the designated polling stations early Friday to cast their votes in the 2018 presidential election.

Greece says wont tolerate challenge to its rights after Turkish collision

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 11:09 GMT

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday said Athens would not tolerate any challenge to its territorial integrity

Earthquake rattles Athens, no immediate reports of damage

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 10:07 GMT

An earthquake with a preliminary reading of 4.6 rattled Athens and central Greece early Sunday.

Extreme-left group claims Athens court bomb

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 12:00 GMT

An extreme-leftist group Wednesday claimed the bombing last week of an Athens courthouse.

Greece, Turkey agree to launch confidence building measures

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:33 GMT

Greece and Turkey have agreed to launch "confidence building measures" under their supervision.

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