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Moderately powerful earthquake strikes Crete

Earthquake initially reported as measuring 6.1 confirmed to measure 5.7, EMSC says.

Moderately powerful earthquake strikes Crete

One dead, at least nine injured, after earthquake shakes Crete

At least nine aftershocks have been felt after earthquake measuring 5.8 strikes Greek island.

One dead, at least nine injured, after earthquake shakes Crete

Report: 2 Israelis with COVID arrested while fleeing quarantine in Crete

Suspects arrested at airport on Greek island while attempting to flee isolation requirement after testing positive for COVID.

Report: 2 Israelis with COVID arrested in Crete

Israelis suspected in Crete rape released

Two Israelis suspected of raping tourist in Crete released from detention; they emerge from court wrapped in tallit.

Israelis suspected in Crete rape released

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

8-year-old girl dies during vacation with grandparents on the island of Crete.

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

'Number of Jews in Crete is slowly but steadily growing'

The last link to a doomed Jewish community in Crete watches its rebirth with gratitude.

'Number of Jews in Crete is slowly but steadily growing'

Earthquake in Crete also felt in Israel

Earthquake measuring 5.6 degrees in the east coast of Crete felt in parts of Israel. No injuries or damages reported.

Earthquake in Crete also felt in Israel

Concerns as Israel Hit by Two Earthquakes in 1 Day

Israel experienced not one, but two earthquakes on Sunday, raising fears that a significant geological event is in the offing.

Concerns as Israel Hit by Two Earthquakes in One Day

American Accused of Crete Arson

Greek police have arrested one American, two Britons and a local citizen for allegedly torching a 600-year-old recently-restored synagogue.

One American, Two Britons, Arrested in Crete Synagogue Arsons

Arson at Crete Synagogue

Arsonists have attacked Crete’s only synagogue for the second time in less than two weeks, destroying the wooden roof and holy books.

Arsonists Attack Crete Synagogue Second Time in Two Weeks