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The silent rise of Greece as a Mediterranean power
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The silent rise of Greece as a Mediterranean power

Panos - Nov 18, 2020

For several years, Greece was synonymous with economic decline and political exceptionalism in Europe. The Greek economy contracted by 26% between 2007 and 2014, driving hundreds of thousands into…

Ideology & not just energy, explains Turkey’s Mediterranean disruptions – Analysis
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Ideology & not just energy, explains Turkey’s Mediterranean disruptions – Analysis

Panos - Sep 27, 2020

Over the next few days, European Union leaders will meet to discuss potential sanctions against Turkey based on Ankara’s aggressive energy claims against EU members Greece and Cyprus. Conflicting interests…

Israel is diving into the troubled Eastern Mediterranean
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Israel is diving into the troubled Eastern Mediterranean

Panos - Jul 27, 2020

The Israeli cabinet last week approved a pipeline deal to move gas offshore via Cyprus to Greece and Europe. The 1,900-kilometer (1,181 miles) link will connect gas…

Turkish actions in Mediterranean counterproductive for stability, US State Dept. says
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Turkish actions in Mediterranean counterproductive for stability, US State Dept. says

Panos - Jul 09, 2020

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer expressed Washington’s deep concern over Turkey’s actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, stressing that US diplomacy…

US Senator Menedez calls for sanctions against Turkish aggression in Mediterranean
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US Senator Menedez calls for sanctions against Turkish aggression in Mediterranean

Panos - Jun 23, 2020

The escalation of Turkish aggression threatens US interests in the Eastern Mediterranean, Senator (D) ranking member on the Committee on Foreign Relations, Robert Menendez said in a…

Greece aims to outflank Turkey in Mediterranean
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Greece aims to outflank Turkey in Mediterranean

Panos - Feb 11, 2020

Greece has sought to bolster its Mediterranean presence in recent weeks in response to heightened tension with Turkey, ramping up its maneuvers but sparking accusations of adventurism…

Experts say Mediterranean sea altered by Suez Canal’s invasive species
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Experts say Mediterranean sea altered by Suez Canal’s invasive species

Panos - Jan 17, 2020

As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies — the…

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Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean Alliance

makis - Jul 17, 2018

Concrete steps over the past three years have set the foundations of an Eastern Mediterranean Alliance (EMA) comprising Israel, Greece, and Cyprus. The convergence of the three…

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“Hot” fall in Eastern Mediterranean: Total & ENI agree on joint Cypriot EEZ surveys

makis - Jun 05, 2018

French Total and Italian ENI are examining the possibility of expanding the between them co-operation in an effort to spot new potentially important natural gas deposits in…

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Mediterranean Gas bounty suddenly seems within big oil’s reach

makis - Mar 14, 2018

Big oil companies are pushing into Mediterranean waters off Israel, Lebanon and Egypt after years of U.S. diplomacy helped break open a political logjam around giant Middle…