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Athens' first mosque in nearly 200 years opens for Friday prayers

The city has not had a formal mosque since 200 years ago.

By REUTERS
06/11/2020
Greek newspaper publisher convicted of hate speech against Jewish leader

In addition to defaming Moissis personally, the paper “contributed deliberately to the reproduction of a rhetoric of hate against the Greek Jewry,” the court said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/11/2020
Greece likely to lose status as green state from Tuesday

Greece's government on Thursday ordered a nationwide lockdown for three weeks to help contain a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

05/11/2020
People wearing protective face masks sit outside the AHEPA hospital, where the first confirmed coron
Thousands of Israelis stranded in Greece following expected lockdown

Later on Monday, Israir received approval from Greek authorities to send rescue flights to Thessaloniki for the purpose of returning Israelis home.

Turkey pushes new tensions with Greece despite earthquake

Turkish officials said on Sunday that Greece was complaining “in vain” and that Turkish “research activities” would move forward.

Greece likely to stay a 'green' country - Health Ministry officials

"Despite our concern, it is likely that there will also be political and economic pressure to keep it green, since turning Greece into a red state – will cause economic and political damage."

Seal with the image of Apollo.
2,000-year-old gem seal depicting Greek god Apollo found under City of David

Although Apollo is an Olympian deity of the Greek and Roman cultures, it is highly probable that the person wearing the ring with Apollo’s portrait was a Jew.

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi
Ashkenazi: Greece, Cyprus partnership will bring security and stability

Regional cooperation is “a central strategic component for ensuring peace, stability and economic prosperity."

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