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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". ...
Why Erdogan won't start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-12 09:48
Turkish Official: US Presence In Crete Is Destabilizing The East Mediterranean - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-10-10 00:47
Pompeo to visit Cyprus, calls on Turkey to withdraw forces from Mediterranean | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-10-09 08:10
More than 20,000 migrants died in Mediterranean since 2013ANF - 2020-10-05 15:58
Chiara Cardoletti, UNHCR representative for Italy, said that it was unacceptable that people, including women and children, lost their lives while trying to escape persecution simply because there aren’t enough means to save their lives available. ...
Turkey says France's Macron 'hysterical' over Syria, Libya, East Mediterranean - Egypt IndependentEgyptindependent - 2020-10-04 19:06
Rise of Turkey and the growing tensions in the Mediterranean: for an independent class positionMarxist - 2020-10-04 09:54
Turkish, Greek Frigates Collide in the Mediterranean Sea - WSJWSJ - 2020-10-04 00:51
Armenian Community Leader: Did Greece Forget The Support We Gave Against Turkey In The East Mediterranean? - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-10-02 16:45
Turkish official sees Ankara unswayed over EU sanctions on Eastern Mediterranean | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-10-02 11:17
France Sends Navy to Eastern Mediterranean Amid Turkey-Greece Standoff - WSJWSJ - 2020-10-02 02:06
Turkey Reacts Angrily to Armenian Foreign Ministry Statement on East Mediterranean Supporting Greece and Cyprus • MassisPostMassispost - 2020-10-01 14:35
How Eastern Mediterranean Tensions Are Complicating the Cyprus-Turkey DisputeWorldpoliticsreview - 2020-10-01 03:16
Greek-Turkish standoff escalates war danger in eastern Mediterranean - World Socialist Web SiteWSWS - 2020-09-30 21:21
Fight over the Mediterranean: France’s Proxy War and the Budding Turkish-Russian AllianceMilligazette - 2020-09-30 14:51
Fight Over The Mediterranean: France’s Proxy War And The Budding Turkish-Russian Alliance | Scoop NewsScoop - 2020-09-30 07:19
Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row - France 24France24 - 2020-09-30 00:04
European Foreign Policy Is Drowning in the Mediterranean - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieeurope - 2020-09-29 20:42
Abraham Accord makes Iran desperateWashington Times - 2020-09-29 18:31
Think of Iran as a lobster body with two pincer arms. The north pincer is commonly referred to as the "Shiite Crescent," stretching from the body across Iraq, Syria and Lebanon to the Mediterranean Sea. It is both a "lid" on Iran's primary enemies Saudi A ...
Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean rowYahoo - 2020-09-29 16:39
Why Can’t Europe Unite Against Turkey in the Mediterranean?Fairobserver - 2020-09-29 14:07
Idlib to Tripoli: Turkey moves to dominate eastern Mediterranean | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-09-29 11:56
Turkey says France's Macron 'hysterical' over Syria, Libya, East Mediterranean | ReutersReuters - 2020-09-29 01:29
France And Turkey: Trial Of Strength In The Mediterranean - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-09-29 00:14
Fight over the Mediterranean: France’s Proxy War and the Budding Turkish-Russian Alliance – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2020-09-29 00:14
Stop Climate Disaster, Keep it in the Ground!ANF - 2020-09-26 15:22
Call from Turkish and Kurdish Ecology Organizations on the fossils in the Mediterranean Sea. ...
East Mediterranean states formally establish Egypt-based gas forum | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-09-25 17:43
Gas Without a Fight: Is Turkey Ready to Go to War for Resources in the Mediterranean? - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2020-09-25 08:40
Malta, Italy, and Mediterranean Migration: A Long History and an Ongoing IssueForeign Policy Research Institute - 2020-09-24 17:50
In July 2013, the Sunday Telegraph issued a report on the escalating refugee crisis in Malta. In the previous decade, Malta had seen thousands of Africans make their way to the tiny island nation, which lies just over a hundred miles from the Tunisian coa ...
Turkey's Erdogan threatens 'Greek tragedy' as he plans military exercises in Mediterranean | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2020-09-24 14:32
New crisis in eastern Mediterranean areaKoreatimes - 2020-09-22 17:44
The Mediterranean Sea Is One Dangerous Place | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2020-09-22 01:46
Greece Restarts Talks With Turkey Over Eastern Mediterranean Crisis - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-09-19 00:50
Eastern Mediterranean: Turkey must immediately end illegal drilling activities | News | European ParliamentEuropa - 2020-09-17 20:56
Cyprus victim of external efforts to drag it into rival East Mediterranean orbits of Russia, US | Jordan TimesJordantimes - 2020-09-17 00:48
Mediterranean crisis: Greece, Turkey agree de-escalation talks says NATO, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2020-09-17 00:42
Greece and Turkey agree to 'technical talks' over east Mediterranean crisis | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2020-09-16 22:09
How maps explain the eastern Mediterranean gas crisis | Financial TimesFT - 2020-09-16 22:09
Views from the capitals: Gas conflict in the eastern Mediterranean | European Council on Foreign RelationsECFR - 2020-09-16 11:55
Macron Wants France to Be a Power in the Middle East and MediterraneanForeignpolicy - 2020-09-15 16:22
Research vessel Oruç Reis returns to TurkeyANF - 2020-09-13 15:49
In the conflict between Athens and Ankara over gas deposits in the Mediterranean, the situation is expected to ease for the time being. The Turkish research ship Oruç Reis has left the waters claimed by Greece - to "give diplomacy a chance". ...
No to a Greek-Turkish war in the eastern Mediterranean! - World Socialist Web SiteWSWS - 2020-09-12 08:36
Eastern Mediterranean Crisis : A Conversation with the Israeli Ambassador to CyprusForeign Policy Research Institute - 2020-09-10 18:18
Tensions in the East Mediterranean have increased in recent years, following the discovery of natural gas reserves in Israeli and […] ...
Greece calls for EU sanctions against TurkeyANF - 2020-09-10 15:51
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis demands EU sanctions against Turkey because of the continuing aggression of the Turkish state in the Eastern Mediterranean and suggests to appeal to the International Court of Justice. ...
Russia ready to mediate in Eastern Mediterranean crisis: Lavrov | Greece News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-09-10 09:27
Malta: Illegal tactics mar another year of suffering in central Mediterranean | Amnesty InternationalAmnesty - 2020-09-08 16:33
07/09/2020 Greece plans to bolster defense sector amid east Mediterranean tensionsESTA - 2020-09-07 15:21
Why eastern Mediterranean has become a crisis centre for Europe, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2020-09-06 23:25
Turkey to hold military exercise off Cyprus amid Mediterranean tensions | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-09-05 12:01
France on the move in the Eastern Mediterranean | Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - 2020-09-05 10:22
Angst in the Aegean - A row between Turkey and Greece over gas is raising tension in the eastern Mediterranean | International | The EconomistEconomist - 2020-09-05 06:40
Why Mediterranean tensions may not benefit Erdogan at homeAl Monitor - 2020-09-04 17:48
Greece, Turkey draw in allies in Mediterranean war games | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-09-03 22:20
Turkey extends natural gas exploration after threats of warANF - 2020-09-02 15:28
After its threats of war, the Turkish government has announced a further extension of its exploratory work in the eastern Mediterranean, which is highly controversial under international law. ...
New sea rescue ship to be called "Ghalib Kurdi”ANF - 2020-09-01 18:13
The sea rescue organization Sea-Eye wants to name its new ship "Ghalib Kurdi". Ghalib was the two years older brother of Alan Kurdi, whose photo went around the world. The two brothers and their mother drowned in the Mediterranean Sea five years ago. ...
Hundreds of migrants still dying in Med five years since 2015BBC - 2020-09-01 02:08
Five years on from the migrant crisis of 2015 hundreds are still dying in the Mediterranean. ...
Erdogan's overweening ambition spells trouble in the Mediterranean | TheHillThehill - 2020-08-31 19:34
TURKEY AND GREECE ARE HEADING FOR NEW CRISIS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION-Industry Global News24Industryglobalnews24 - 2020-08-31 16:18
Erdoğan challenges Greece, France over the Mediterranean conflictANF - 2020-08-31 15:50
The Turkish regime leader Erdoğan speaks in ever shriller tones in the gas dispute in the Mediterranean. He describes Paris and Athens as "greedy" and "incompetent" and threatens war. ...
Turkey Dubs Armenia, Cyprus, Greece Cooperation 'Alliance of Evil' in Ongoing Eastern Mediterranean DisputeArmenianweekly - 2020-08-30 23:00
EU Leaders Meet as Eastern Mediterranean Crisis DeepensForeignpolicy - 2020-08-30 16:04
EU warns Turkey of sanctions as east Mediterranean crisis worsens | News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-08-30 16:04
219 refugees cry for help finally heardANF - 2020-08-30 09:57
The Italian coastguard has picked up 49 vulnerable people from a charity rescue boat funded by British artist Banksy in the Mediterranean Sea after the boat issued a distress call. ...
New Power Struggles in the Mediterranean | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-08-30 06:06
EU urges Turkey to stop eastern Mediterranean drilling, ponders sanctionsRûdaw - 2020-08-29 12:41
29/08/2020 Turkey to hold military exercise off Cyprus amid Mediterranean tensionsESTA - 2020-08-29 11:53
Greece, Turkey Tensions: What's Happening in Mediterranean | TimeTIME - 2020-08-29 01:02
29/08/2020 Macron says he set red lines with Turkey in eastern MediterraneanESTA - 2020-08-28 23:35
27/08/2020 Turkey to hold military drills in eastern Mediterranean: navyESTA - 2020-08-27 13:27
Erdoğan: "No concessions" in the gas disputeANF - 2020-08-26 19:04
While Erdoğan continues to rattle his saber and loudly declares "no concessions" in the Mediterranean to Athens, the French Minister of Defence warns that the Mediterranean is "not a playground for national ambitions". ...
Turkey, Greece plan rival exercises in tense east Mediterranean | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-08-25 08:54
Turkish Political Leader: Issues With Greece In The Mediterranean Can Only Be Solved With War (VIDEO) - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-08-25 08:18
Turkey extends natural gas exploration in the MediterraneanANF - 2020-08-24 14:44
The Turkish research vessel "Oruç Reis" will be cruising the eastern Mediterranean for at least four more days, the Turkish Navy reports. ...
Tension grows in Eastern MediterraneanANF - 2020-08-23 12:38
Tension is growing in the Eastern Mediterranean, following a number of incidents between Greek and Turkish naval vessels and aircraft in the coastal area surrounding the island of Cyprus. ...
Opinion: Turkey-Greece Conflict in MediterraneanOedigital - 2020-08-21 16:41
Merkel and Macron vow to ‘preserve’ EU sovereignty in eastern Mediterranean – EURACTIV.comEuractiv - 2020-08-21 15:56
Turkey’s Adventures in the Eastern Mediterranean - The Armenian Mirror-SpectatorMirrorspectator - 2020-08-20 17:09
NATO will suffer as Allies quarrel in the eastern Mediterranean – ICDSICDS - 2020-08-19 23:50
After Turkish and Greek Warships Collided, the Eastern Mediterranean has Become the Eye of a Geopolitical StormForeignpolicy - 2020-08-19 09:37
EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in east MediterraneanRûdaw - 2020-08-19 01:10
Turkey-Greece conflict in eastern Mediterranean is less about gas than vaccuum left by TrumpTheconversation - 2020-08-18 19:31
Foreign Affairs Council tries to de-escalate dangerous situations in Belarus and the Eastern Mediterranean SeaBrusselstimes - 2020-08-17 21:38
Foreign Minister: We will continue to defend our rights in the Eastern Mediterranean - englishBianet - 2020-08-17 12:22
Merkel-Macron Meeting On August 20 To Discuss East Mediterranean Crisis - Greek City TimesGreekcitytimes - 2020-08-16 19:05
Turkey hits out at France in Mediterranean gas crisisYahoo - 2020-08-16 03:36
EU 27 call on Turkey to de-escalate tension in Eastern Mediterranean | in-cyprus.comPhilenews - 2020-08-15 23:25
Syria remains Turkey’s priority despite Libya, E. Mediterranean tensions | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-08-14 23:04
Mediterranean crisis: Turkey warns Greece, slams 'bully' France | Greece News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-08-14 21:44
France squares up to Turkey in the Mediterranean | The Week UKTheweek - 2020-08-14 17:06
Conflict in eastern Mediterranean comes to a headANF - 2020-08-14 16:38
Turkey continues to escalate the situation in the Mediterranean and runs the risk of open conflict among allies. ...