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Kurdish woman drowns after boat capsizes near GreeceKurdistan Human Rights - 2021-07-28 02:00
Kurdish woman asylum-seeker Monireh Heydari and some other asylum seekers have drowned after a boat carrying them turned over in the Mediterranean Sea near the Crete Island in Greece. The boat carrying mainly civilians from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq sa ...
Greece seeks spear fisher who killed famous sealBBC - 2021-07-27 00:00
Kostis, a rare Mediterranean monk seal rescued as a pup, is killed by a spear gun. ...
Mediterranean sea rescue: Red Cross to support Ocean Viking, ResQ to take over Alan Kurdi - InfoMigrantsInfomigrants - 2021-07-21 18:59
Less Than a Full Deck: Russia’s Economic Influence in the Mediterranean - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieendowment - 2021-07-21 15:29
Germany: No transfers of migrants rescued in Mediterranean in ten months - InfoMigrantsInfomigrants - 2021-07-17 02:52
UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office responds to letter sent by Peace in KurdistanANF - 2021-07-08 09:17
The Eastern Mediterranean Department Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office responded to the letter sent by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign on 22 May to the UK Foreign Secretary about Turkey. ...
Greece in the eastern Mediterranean: Turning engagement into influence – European Council on Foreign RelationsECFR - 2021-07-02 20:35
France pulls out of Nato’s Mediterranean mission as it presses for sanctions on TurkeyThenationalnews - 2021-06-30 10:21
A Difficult Balancing Act: Russia’s Role in the Eastern Mediterranean - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieendowment - 2021-06-28 16:57
Russia launches Mediterranean drills amid rift with BritainYahoo - 2021-06-26 07:34
Turkey’s Problems Grow in the Eastern Mediterranean | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2021-06-24 23:46
Italy at crisis point as Mediterranean migrant numbers surge nine-foldTelegraph - 2021-06-21 06:20
17 Syrians drowned on their way to EuropeNPA Syria - 2021-06-20 13:21
QAMISHLI, Syrian (North Press) – On Sunday, 17 Syrians including women and children from Daraa governorate, southern Syria, lost their lives as a result of the sinking of the boat that was taking them from Libya to Italy in the Mediterranean, in coinciden ...
Will he be forced to choose the Mediterranean again? | NRCNRC - 2021-06-20 09:38
Russia’s Posture in the Mediterranean: Implications for NATO and Europe - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieeurope - 2021-06-09 07:33
The US in the Eastern Mediterranean Region | RUSIRUSI - 2021-06-01 16:05
Russia in the Mediterranean: Here to Stay - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieendowment - 2021-05-28 00:09
UN rights chief urges Libya, EU, to protect migrants crossing the central MediterraneanANF - 2021-05-27 14:35
Act to protect migrants in central Mediterranean Sea, Bachelet urges Libya and EU. ...
With Turkey on the Outs, Greece Is Making a Comeback in the Eastern MediterraneanForeignpolicy - 2021-05-25 16:49
Local Eats: Kurdish-style Mediterranean restaurant coming to Grand Rapids Downtown Market - FlipboardFlipboard - 2021-05-23 20:49
Local Eats: Kurdish-style Mediterranean restaurant coming to Grand Rapids Downtown Market - mlive.comMlive - 2021-05-22 19:00
AVO Miami Brings Modern Mediterranean Cuisine to Sunset Harbour - Food & Beverage MagazineFb101 - 2021-05-12 13:07
Cookbook Author Yasmin Khan Takes Readers To The MediterraneanBustle - 2021-05-11 14:56
Small Islands, Global Challenges: Greece, COVID, and Mediterranean MigrationForeign Policy Research Institute - 2021-05-04 00:59
Last spring, as Italy, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and other European countries fought to contain the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, a spate of articles discussed how and why Greece’s response to the pandemic had proved so successful despite the coun ...
Turkey summons Greek, French ambassadors over Mediterranean incident - World Socialist Web SiteWSWS - 2021-04-23 16:18
Turkey doesn't accept international law over eastern Mediterranean, Greece's FM tells EuronewsYahoo - 2021-04-23 10:56
Mediterranean Countries - WorldAtlasWorldatlas - 2021-04-21 10:43
The Mediterranean: Will Turkey be successful in pulling Egypt to its side? - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2021-04-19 19:58
Turkey, Libya committed to eastern Mediterranean maritime accordGulan Media - 2021-04-13 06:04
Turkey, Libya committed to eastern Mediterranean maritime accord | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-04-13 01:52
The story behind the front page death of a Syrian boyCBS News - 2021-04-08 06:18
Aylan Kurdi was three years old when he lost his life crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. The image of the Syrian boy's lifeless body has become the symbol of the dangerous journey refugees are facing. CBS News correspondent Holly Williams reports. ...
US claims naval ‘strike group’ in Mediterranean to hit Daesh in Syria, IraqPresstv - 2021-04-06 08:31
Erdoğan: With Our Mentality We Succeeded In Karabakh, Cyprus, Eastern Mediterranean And Aegean - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2021-04-04 06:06
Experts unpack Eastern Mediterranean crisis at Arab News webinar | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-03-24 20:01
Statement by WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean on the tenth year of Syria crisis - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWebReliefweb - 2021-03-17 02:33
What’s Next in the Eastern Mediterranean for Regional Powers Post Pandemic - The Media LineThemedialine - 2021-03-16 20:30
Biden Faces Troubled Waters in the Eastern Mediterranean Amid Disputes Between Greece, Cyprus, and TurkeyForeignpolicy - 2021-03-15 09:39
Turkey says ready to open 'new chapter' with Gulf; discuss eastern Mediterranean crisis, Libya with Egypt - Politics - Egypt - Ahram OnlineAhram - 2021-03-13 15:27
Iran reports attack on its cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-03-13 12:51
Egypt denies Turkish claims over Mediterranean talks | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-03-12 15:00
Egypt and Israel in the Mediterranean region - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2021-03-12 09:23
Greece and Egypt reach compromise in eastern Mediterranean | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-03-10 00:39
Egypt and Greece discuss cooperation in eastern Mediterranean | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-03-07 18:16
Turkey’s confrontational foreign policy in the Eastern Mediterranean - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2021-02-20 15:16
Egypt, Greece talks on eastern Mediterranean before Athens summit | Arab NewsArabnews - 2021-02-17 22:14
Biden’s Eastern Mediterranean agendaJNS - 2021-02-09 14:27
Big Power Competition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Is Trump Missing the Point?Intpolicydigest - 2021-02-08 07:49
Turkish charm offensive for a new warANF - 2021-01-26 08:39
Turkey is currently using fine words and practical concessions in Libya and the eastern Mediterranean to try to win EU and US support for something very concrete: a large-scale military operation in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). ...
Turkey hopes Mediterranean talks can calm choppy waters with EU | News | ekathimerini.comEkathimerini - 2021-01-25 22:33
What’s Driving the Conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean? - LawfareLawfareblog - 2021-01-25 20:00
U.S. and Turkey on course for diplomatic, economic collisionE-Kurd - 2021-01-25 12:14
Michael Rubin | Ekathimerini Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will test Biden in the East Mediterranean, but he should not underestimate the new president and his team. Since the Cold War’s end, almost every American president has entered office pro ...
Turkey hopes Mediterranean talks can calm choppy waters with EU | ReutersReuters - 2021-01-25 00:14
Taking a Page From Beijing’s Belt and Road, Rome Is Positioning Itself as the Center of Trade, Energy, and Transportation in the Mediterranean and BeyondForeignpolicy - 2021-01-22 13:24
Turkey's Eastern Mediterranean Strategy Is Not About Natural GasForeignpolicy - 2021-01-19 19:16
U.S. State Department "deplores" Turkey's "calculated Provocation" In The East Mediterranean - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2021-01-08 07:40
Germany warns Turkey against "provocation" in eastern MediterraneanYahoo - 2020-12-17 06:13
Turkey touts past maritime conquests ahead of talks on Mediterranean disputeYahoo - 2020-12-11 00:14
Turkish and Greek warships collide in eastern Mediterranean | The Independent | The IndependentIndependent - 2020-12-10 22:34
Turkey extends seismic survey work in disputed Mediterranean area to November 29Yahoo - 2020-12-10 20:13
EU to approve sanctions over Turkish gas drilling – reportANF - 2020-12-10 14:00
EU leaders will tell officials “to adopt additional listings ... in view of Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean,” the latest draft says. ...
Is there a new window of opportunity in the Eastern Mediterranean crisis?Brookings - 2020-12-10 07:43
Israel, Cyprus discuss redrawing lines in huge Mediterranean natural gas field - The Media LineThemedialine - 2020-12-09 21:53
Turkey extends Mediterranean gas exploration missionYahoo - 2020-12-08 10:48
EU to discuss measures against Turkey in eastern Mediterranean row: GermanyYahoo - 2020-12-07 12:21
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 strikes off Turkey's Mediterranean coast - Kandilli ObservatoryYahoo - 2020-12-06 19:10
Greek-Turkish tensions rise in crisis over eastern Mediterranean | 路透Reuters - 2020-12-04 03:17
Turkey-Greece conflict in eastern Mediterranean is less about gas than vaccuum left by TrumpYahoo - 2020-12-02 22:39
Greece, Turkey draw in allies in Mediterranean war gamesYahoo - 2020-12-02 06:20
Turkey extends controversial Mediterranean gas exploration - Washington TimesWashingtontimes - 2020-11-29 20:35
France Pushes For Sanctions On Turkey As Mediterranean Gas Crisis Escalates | OilPrice.comOilprice - 2020-11-29 08:16
Germany warns Turkey on Mediterranean drilling | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-11-27 13:16
Turkey must stop provocations in eastern Mediterranean - GermanyYahoo - 2020-11-19 15:16
Beyond Energy: The Geopolitical Determinants of Turkey’s Mediterranean PolicyForeign Policy Research Institute - 2020-11-19 02:45
The Eastern Mediterranean has recently emerged as one of the hottest conflict zones in the world. It has everything one would need for a nail-biting thriller: energy reserves, international companies, reckless leaders, and battleships trying to outmaneuve ...
In the Mediterranean, a Tug of War Between Turkey and the West | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2020-11-16 21:44
The Silent Rise of Greece as a Mediterranean Power | RUSIRUSI - 2020-11-16 18:21
German Media: Berlin Has Led The EU To Defeat In The Caucasus And East Mediterranean - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-11-13 14:23
The goal of the French operations in the Mediterranean is TurkeyANF - 2020-11-13 09:28
France reiterates its “commitment to respect for freedom of navigation” and be ready to intervene “effectively in the event of a violation of international law” with new operation in the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Europe migrant crisis: Scores die in shipwreck off Libya - UNBBC - 2020-11-13 02:12
The UN says nations must take decisive action to stem a "mounting loss of life in the Mediterranean". ...
Turkey Mediterranean and Land Border Crisis Response Plan 2020 - Turkey | ReliefWebReliefweb - 2020-11-08 09:28
bne IntelliNews - Will Turkey and Greece fight a war over East Mediterranean gas?Intellinews - 2020-11-03 12:11
Turkey's Erdogan slams Macron amid Mediterranean tensions - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2020-11-01 23:01
Netanyahu promotes Mediterranean natural gas pipeline in Greece | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2020-10-30 09:47
Eastern Mediterranean crisis: First meeting between foreign ministers - englishBianet - 2020-10-30 08:15
For Turkey, the Libyan conflict and the eastern Mediterranean are inextricably linked - Atlantic CouncilAtlanticcouncil - 2020-10-28 18:22
Russia, Turkey, Israel vie for Mediterranean resources - Washington TimesWashingtontimes - 2020-10-27 08:25
25/10/2020 Turkey extends exploration in disputed Mediterranean area to Nov. 4ESTA - 2020-10-25 11:46
US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderboxAlaraby - 2020-10-23 20:36
Greek-Turkish tensions rise in crisis over eastern Mediterranean | ReutersReuters - 2020-10-23 16:41
22/10/2020 22/10/2020 Turkey extends exploration in disputed Mediterranean waters to Oct. 27 ...ESTA - 2020-10-22 12:15
The East Mediterranean crisis could ignite a Greek-Turkish proxy war | openDemocracyOpendemocracy - 2020-10-21 20:05
Mediterranean crisis: Erdogan says Turkey willing to meet Greek Prime Minister, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2020-10-17 13:53
Paris and Berlin criticise Turkey's provocationsANF - 2020-10-15 17:35
France and Germany criticised the "unacceptable provocations" of the Turkish state in the Eastern Mediterranean and stated that sanctions could be imposed if it does not return to dialogue. ...
Turkey’s ‘Neo-Ottoman’ Vision For West Asia, MediterraneanOutlookindia - 2020-10-15 07:07
14/10/2020 U.S. slams Turkey's renewed seismic survey push in eastern MediterraneanESTA - 2020-10-14 11:28
The Blessing of Saint Sophia in the Eastern Mediterranean | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2020-10-14 00:49
US urges Turkey to end its calculated provocationANF - 2020-10-13 18:59
US responds to Turkey’s renewed survey activity in the Eastern Mediterranean, strongly urging Turkey to end calculated provocation and allow exploratory talks with Greece. ...
Erdogan says Greece will pay a 'heavy price' if it attacks Turkish ships in Mediterranean | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-13 15:18
Turkey 'set to announce Mediterranean gas find,' according to presidential source | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-13 15:18
Athens: Oruç Reis threatens peaceANF - 2020-10-12 12:07
The Greek government condemned the Turkish state that redeploys the seismic research vessel Oruç Reis to the Mediterranean, calling it a "direct threat to peace and security in the region". ...