Posts Tagged ‘mediterranean’

Israel Closes Mediterranean Beaches After Oil Spill Devastates Coast

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all its Mediterranean beaches until further notice on Sunday, days after an offshore oil spill deposited tons of tar across more than 100 miles of coastline in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disasters. Activists began reporting globs of black tar on Israel’s coast last week […]

Watch: On board with Open Arms rescue ship as 40 migrants are saved in Mediterranean

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the cooler winter months, migrants are still making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean from northern Africa to Europe as rescue charity Open Arms also continues to scour the sea. For several days last week, Euronews joined the Spanish-led team as they helped rescue those making the crossing, all the […]

Our man on the rock: The untold story of the aristocrat who spied on Germans from a Mediterranean outcrop

A rchaeologists excavating treasures dating from the fifth century on a tiny island off Spain have also dug up the story of an unsung British spy. Hugh Pakenham Borthwick lived on Fraile, a speck in the Mediterranean near Aguilas in southeastern Spain during the First World War. Tall and aristocratic, Borthwick kept a gun under […]

Turkey invites Greece to resume talks amid Eastern Mediterranean Sea dispute

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that Turkey has offered to resume exploratory talks with Greece on hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, as Ankara wants to improve ties with the European Union. The two neighbors and NATO members have been at loggerheads over maritime exploration rights in the Mediterranean, among other issues. “We […]

Mediterranean Cultures Imported Asian Exotic Foods Before 1700 BC

The remains of exotic foods, spices and oils discovered on the calculus of ancient teeth discovered around the Mediterranean have been analyzed revealing new insights into the ancient Bronze Age food trade between Asia and the Levant. Turmeric, bananas, soy and other exotic Asian foods and spices reached the Mediterranean more than 3000 years ago, […]

EU set to approve sanctions over Turkish gas drilling in the eastern Mediterranean

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Israel and Global Powers Compete for Access to the Eastern Mediterranean

A crow perches on a sign post as the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea is seen in the background, near Rosh Hanikra, northern Israel, Oct. 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. JNS.org – In the past decade, the eastern Mediterranean Sea has emerged as an important economic and strategic route for resource extraction and […]

Pictures of the week: Europe pandemic pressure, Mediterranean tragedy, Crete floods

Health systems across Europe are straining under the pressure of the pandemic. Italy is one of the countries hit hardest by the second wave, logging one million total cases of coronavirus infections on Wednesday. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. […]

Cherokees Spoke Greek and Came from East Mediterranean

Cherokees Spoke Greek and Came from East Mediterranean Thursday, June 17, 2010 write comment Possum Creek Stone and Anomalous Cherokee DNA Point to Eastern Mediterranean Origins In memoriam Gloria Farley Donald N. Yates DNA Consultants Keynote address for Ancient American History and Archeology Conference, Sandy, Utah, April 2, 2010 SUMMARY  Three examples of North American […]

Israel, PA join newly-established East Mediterranean gas forum

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US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, visited Cyprus on Saturday, calling for Turkey to desist from any activities that could further raise tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Disputes between Ankara, Greece and Cyprus are centred around hydrocarbon resources and maritime influence in the region that have led to fears of conflict. Turkey, which is hunting […]

Northern Cyprus president calls on EU to reduce eastern Mediterranean tensions

As tensions continue to rise in the eastern Mediterranean, with Turkey, Greece and Cyprus at odds over territorial waters, the president of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has told Euronews that EU countries should be working to de-escalate the situation. Turkey claims the right to drill for oil off the coast of Cyprus, […]

Why Erdogan won’t start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling

Tensions are still running very high in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey is prospecting the seabed for energy reserves in an area that Greece claims as its own continental shelf. This row over drilling rights has sparked strong responses from each side, with the two NATO allies deploying naval and air forces to assert their […]

Turkey and Greece in explosive battle over the Mediterranean’s gas reserves

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Turkey holding military exercise off Cyprus amid Mediterranean tensions

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Sea-Watch 4 rescue boat seeks port for 200 migrants in the Mediterranean

The only humanitarian ship currently cruising the distress zone off Libya, the Sea Watch 4 carried out its third rescue on Monday August 24 in less than 48 hours. Around 100 people were rescued and brought on board despite the deterioration of weather conditions in the Mediterranean sea, with waves of more than two metres. […]

Sea-Watch 4 rescue boat seeks port for 200 migrants in the Mediterranean

The only humanitarian ship currently cruising the distress zone off Libya, the Sea Watch 4 carried out its third rescue on Monday August 24 in less than 48 hours. Around 100 people were rescued and brought on board despite the deterioration of weather conditions in the Mediterranean sea, with waves of more than two metres. […]

Ship with 200 migrants aboard seeking a port to dock at after Mediterranean rescues

A rescue ship with more than 200 migrants aboard is struggling to find a port that will allow it to dock. The vessel of German NGO Sea-Watch has so far been denied access to Malta. “This charade has to end!” Sea-Watch said, claiming that the migrants are in bad health. A teenage boy with “extensive […]

What’s behind the Turkey-Greece battle over eastern Mediterranean waters?

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‘Playing with fire’ Germany’s Foreign Minister warns over eastern Mediterranean drilling dispute

Germany’s foreign minister has called for tensions to de-escalate in the eastern Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, warning on Tuesday that a “spark could lead to a disaster”. The two NATO allies have come to blows over energy resources in the disputed Mediterranean Sea and are both set to carry out rival navy drills. They […]

Malta – The Jewel of the Mediterranean is Lost

With an Area of 316 km squared, Malta is the world’s tenth smallest country per area and the fourth most densely populated sovereign country. It lies 80 km south of Italy, 284 km east of Tunisia and 333 km north of Libya. It was inevitable that this post was coming due. I’m writing this with […]

Greek and Turkish warships collide in Mediterranean ‘accident,’ defense official says

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France Deploys Jets, Warship to East Mediterranean Amid Turkey Gas Tensions

France is getting more deeply involved against Turkey’s eastern Mediterranean ambitions for expanded oil and gas exploration, reportedly sending fighter jets and a naval frigate near Cyprus in order to contest Turkey encroachment on EU members’ territorial waters. Cypriot media has confirmed that so far two French Rafale fighter jets and a C-130H support plane […]

Erdogan says Turkey will exact ‘high price’ for attacks in the Mediterranean

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Iran intends build massive railway linking Persian Gulf to Mediterranean: MP

Source By News Desk -2020-07-26 Shiraz railway station, Iran BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – In a statement to the Fars News Agency on Sunday, Minister of Parliament, Mohebati Yousefi, stressed the need to quickly start implementing a project linking Iran, Asia and the Mediterranean Sea via Syria and Iraq, pointing out that this would reduce the duration […]

BREAKING! — Israeli Jets Attack US navy ship in Mediterranean, killing and wounding scores of American sailors

Contributed by our Special Correspondent ‘Herta’ DOES  THIS  MEAN  WAR  AGAINST  ISRAEL? WILL  AMERICA  RETALIATE  AGAINST  ISRAEL FOR  THIS  FLAGRANT  WAR CRIME? That subject line could be from today, but it was 51 years ago—June 8, 1967—when Israel did attack an unarmed and unarmored U.S. Navy ship in international waters, the USS Liberty(AGTR-5), killing 34 and […]

Nutraceutical agent based on compounds found in the Mediterranean diet found to reduce the risk of metabolic disease

(Natural News) A study found that a nutraceutical agent using compounds found in the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of metabolic disease. A team of researchers from Italy aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of a nutraceutical agent that contains fermented red rice, phytosterols, and olive polyphenols. In conducting the […]

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet protects your liver

(Natural News) If you want a healthy liver and gut, an article on EurekAlert! recommended taking up a Mediterranean-style diet. A study on American and Turkish patients with liver cirrhosis showed that eating fermented milk products and vegetables – plus moderate amounts of chocolate, coffee, and tea – could reduce the chances of […]

Different paths to the same goal: Vegetarian and Mediterranean diets both proven to prevent heart disease

(Natural News) Heart disease claims more American lives than any other disease. A quarter of all deaths in our country are caused by heart disease. Close to 800,000 people have a first heart attack each year, and it kills over half a million people annually. There are many theories about how best […]

Increase your chance of success with IVF by 70% with the Mediterranean diet

(Natural News) We’ve known for a long time that a Mediterranean style diet is just as healthy as it is tasty. Now scientists are saying that the famously excellent diet can improve a woman’s chance of conceiving a child through IVF, as reported by a Daily Mail article. The Mediterranean diet (a […]

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