Middle Eastern countries

Greek President rues 46 years since second phase of Cyprus invasion

Marking 46 years since the second phase of Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, the Greek president said that the perennial national goal is to end the occupation of the island's northern part by Turkish troops.

Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that fresh threats and provocations by Ankara "are not going to distract us from our national priorities."

Israel, UAE to normalise relations in shift in Mideast politics; West Bank annexations on hold

Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced on Aug. 13 that they will normalize diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship, a move that reshapes the order of Middle East politics from the Palestinian issue to the fight against Iran.   

Israel And The United Arab Emirates Have Reached a Historic Agreement

Israel and UAE to establish full diplomatic ties, as Tel Aviv says deal will 'delay' annexation of Palestinian lands.

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached an agreement - brokered by the United States - to work towards a "full normalisation of relations", a deal the Palestinians called a "treacherous stab in the back".

Turkey’s East Med activities a threat to all states in region, says Dendias during Israel visit

Turkey's illegal activities in the Eastern Mediterraenan undermine stability and security and are a threat to all countries in the region, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said during a visit to Israel on Thursday.

Turkey determined to defend interests across ‘Blue Homeland,’ says Akar

Turkey is determined to defend its rights and interests across the "Blue Homeland," including Cyprus, the country's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying Tuesday in reference to an expansionist vision of Turkish rights and claims in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea.

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