Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in HavanaOpera based on 86-year-old Yiddish poem will have its premiere in Havana next month.
Alan Gross on Fidel Castro: ‘History will never absolve him'Gross was imprisoned for five years in Cuba for his efforts to assist its Jewish community.
PA leaders mourn Fidel CastroPalestinian Arab leaders mourn the death of former Cuban president who called on Israel to withdraw from Judea, Samaria, Gaza and Jerusalem.
Fidel Castro dies at age 90Former Cuban president Fidel Castro dies at age 90.
Change in Israel's voting policy on CubaDue to change in Cuban-American relations, Israel will change its voting pattern on Cuba at the UN.
Obama names ambassador to CubaObama nominates Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba. Congress unlikely to approve nomination.
First commercial flight from U.S. arrives in CubaHistory made as the first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century lands in Santa Clara.
Historic: Jet Blue lands in Cuba todayOne small step for man: The first US-Cuba commercial flight in 50 years takes off today.
California: Two Israelis killed in car crashTraffic accident on Saturday left two Israelis dead, a third moderately to severely injured. More young Israelis also died abroad last week.
Exclusive interview with expert on US-Cuban relationsExpert on Cuba views Obama’s visit to Cuba a ‘historic move. Openness is more effective than boycotts.’
Obama arrives for official visit to CubaPresident Obama lands in Havana for the first official visit to Cuba by an American president after decades of hostility.
Obama times Cuba visit to avoid Netanyahu?Obama is to be the first U.S. President in 80 years to visit Cuba, but the timing of the visit means he will miss AIPAC, Netanyahu in U.S.
Deal for flights between the United States and Cuba confirmedUnited States and Cuba agree to restore scheduled commercial airline service between the countries, with 110 round-trip flights a day.
Alan Gross says he felt 'neglected' by the governmentAlan Gross, who was jailed in Cuba for spying, says he was mistreated by his captors and felt abandoned by his own government.
Havana Denies Cuban Soldiers Sent to SyriaOfficials strenuously deny reports up to 300 Cuban soldiers may be fighting for Assad.
Obama Wants to Lift the Embargo on Cuba, Says OfficialCommerce Secretary says Obama wants to end the trade embargo on Cuba but it will take time.
At Congress Pope Praises Obama Over Cuba, IranPope Francis praises 'courage and daring' in rapprochement with despotic regimes, days after Cuba visit in which activists were repressed.
Cuba Represses Dissidents Amid Pope's VisitState Dept.'s response to detaining of activists to keep them from the pope is to point out a sharp tweet - but nothing more.
Kerry in Attendance as American Embassy in Cuba ReopensSecretary of State declares a new era as he presides over raising of American flag over reopened embassy in Havana.
Cuban Activists: Obama Abandoned Democracy, Human RightsPro-democracy activists say US not giving them support as they face regular brutal crackdowns and beatings by security forces.
Obama Seeking 'Triple Play?' Report Says N. Korea Talks NextAfter 'opening up' Iran and Cuba, a report says Obama has his eye on bringing North Korea into the 'family of nations,' as well.
New House Law Would Prohibit Embassy in CubaProposed appropriations bill would prohibit funds for an American embassy or other diplomatic facility in Cuba.
Cuba Dropped from American Terror BlacklistUnited States drops Cuba from its blacklist as a state sponsor of terrorism, paving the way towards normalizing ties.
Cuba: Talks Soon with Washington to Reopen EmbassiesCuban Foreign Minister says his country and Washington will hold a new meeting on reopening embassies.
Castro Says He May Return to CatholicismCuban leader says he was so impressed with Pope Francis he might go back to the Church. Adds: 'I mean what I say.'
Washington Allows Commercial Ferry Services to CubaUnited States Treasury authorizes commercial ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half-century.
Cuba: We Shouldn't Have Been on Terror List to Start WithCuba says Obama's move to drop the country from a list of state sponsors of terrorism was "fair".
Obama Takes Cuba off Terror Sponsor ListIn latest gesture for normalization, Socialist regime whitewashed despite still providing 'safe haven' for terrorists, including Americans.
Supreme Court Rejects Alan Gross Imprisonment SuitSuit he been seeking $60 million in compensation for five-year prison term in Cuba.
United States Re-Establishes Phone Link with CubaUnited States and Cuba re-establish a direct telephone link for the first time since 1999.
US Historic Cuba Visit: 'Enriching a Tyrant'?Wednesday will see highest level visit in 25 years as Obama pushes ties - but will US be simply benefiting a repressive communist regime?
American Official to Visit Cuba This MonthAssistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson will visit Havana on January 21 and 22 to discuss normalization.
US Gov't to Pay Alan Gross $3.2 Million in CompensationAmerican contractor who spent five years in a Cuban jail reaches settlement with US government over his ordeal.
Senate Republican Leader Opposes Normalization of Ties with CubaSenate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says Obama's plans to normalize relations with Cuba are "a mistake".
'Obama Freed Three Hostile Cuban Spies, Why Not Pollard?'Zionist Organization of America slams Obama decision to free Cuban spies - one murdered an American - while leaving Pollard in jail.
Gross: This is the Best Hanukkah in a Long TimeAlan Gross, who was released after five years in a Cuban jail, says "it's good to be home" upon arriving in Washington.
Obama: Cuban Embargo 'Outdated' and 'Does Not Work'Barack Obama announces formal renewal of diplomatic ties with Cuba in statement from White House.
Cuba, US to Resume Ties after Fifty YearsAlan Gross swapped for 3 Cuban nationals, officials say - opening up ties between Washington, Havana for first time since 1961.
Alan Gross Freed From Cuban PrisonJewish-American held in Cuba since 2009 released after years of campaigning by his family for his freedom.
Obama Acknowledges Contacts with Cuba to Free Alan GrossPresident Obama says the United States is negotiating with Cuba for the release of jailed contractor through a “variety of channels.”
Cuba Rejects Erdogan's Offer to Build Country's First MosqueCommunist government says no thanks to Turkish leader's offer during speech in which he claimed 'Muslims discovered American.'
Cuba Sends Drugs, Medical Supplies to GazaHamas thanks Cuba for 'noble gesture,' after it sent six tons of drugs and medical supplies to Gaza.
Fidel Castro Claims Mossad is Behind the Islamic StateFormer Cuban leader claims U.S. Senator McCain collaborated with the Mossad to create the Islamic State terrorist group.
Latin American Dictators Slam Gaza 'Genocide'Chavez's successor makes surprise visit to Fidel Castro, is told he's a 'hero' for giving Hamas enclave material support.
Fidel Castro Calls Israel 'Fascist' Over Gaza OperationFormer Cuban dictator attacks Israel in article entitled 'Palestinian Holocaust in Gaza'.
U.S. Urges Cuba to Free Alan Gross for His Mother's FuneralUnited States urges Cuba to allow imprisoned contractor to travel home to attend his mother's funeral as a humanitarian gesture.
Cuba's Foreign Minister Meets Jailed American's LawyerCuba's top diplomat meets with a lawyer for jailed U.S. contractor Alan Gross.
American Jailed in Cuba Ends Hunger StrikeU.S. contractor Alan Gross ends an eight-day hunger strike after a telephone conversation with his mother.
Cuban Authorities Want Prisoner Swap for Jailed US ContractorCuban authorities say American-Jewish aid contractor Alan Gross in 'stable' condition, after nearly a week on hunger strike.
American Captive in Cuba Starts Hunger StrikeImprisoned American-Jewish subcontractor Alan Gross has been held in Cuba since 2009, again calls on Obama to help.
'Dumb' Social Media Program Could Worsen US-Cuba RelationsCuba accuses Washington of using ZunZuneo app in covert op. to overthrow gov't; jailed American-Jewish aid worker at risk.
Republicans Slam Obama for Castro Handshake"Neville Chamberlain shook hands with Hitler," notes John McCain after President Obama shakes hands with Cuban dictator.
Obama Shakes Castro's Hand At Mandela EventObama's handshake with communist leader Raul Castro comes despite frozen US-Cuban relations and imprisoned American Alan Gross' appeal.
Captive American Makes Personal Appeal to Obama for ReleaseImprisoned American-Jewish contractor feels 'abandoned' by Obama administration, sends personal appeal to President to intervene.
Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRCIrony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.
Cuban Spy Released By US Urges Talks with HavanaUS and Cuba should hold serious talks on release of imprisoned American, said Cuban spy released from American prison.
U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by Alan GrossFederal judge dismisses a lawsuit brought by Alan Gross against the U.S. government, for whom he was working when he was arrested.