Cuba and Israel

Castro surprised Israelis once, in 2010. Perhaps Raul can continue from there.Prof. George Jochnowitz, 11/27/2016, 7:55 AM

Obama names ambassador to Cuba

Obama nominates Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba. Congress unlikely to approve nomination.Elad Benari, 9/28/2016, 2:12 AM

Obama in Cuba - palling around with dictators

Obama seemed very comfortable with the Cuban dictator. More than with, say, Benjamin Netanyahu. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 3/24/2016, 4:42 PM

Obama in Cuba: This is 'a new day'

Cuban President Raul Castro meets American counterpart, asks him to lift longstanding trade and other restrictions on his country.Ben Ariel, 3/22/2016, 4:42 AM

Obama arrives for official visit to Cuba

President Obama lands in Havana for the first official visit to Cuba by an American president after decades of hostility.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2016, 2:15 AM

United States, Cuba flight deal confirmed

United States and Cuba agree to restore scheduled commercial airline service between the countries, with 110 round-trip flights a day.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2015, 4:16 AM

Cuba, United States close to restoring flights

Officials say the United States and Cuba are close to a deal on restoring regularly scheduled commercial flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 4:45 AM

Obama Wants to Lift the Embargo on Cuba

Commerce Secretary says Obama wants to end the trade embargo on Cuba but it will take time.Ben Ariel, 10/9/2015, 4:46 AM

Cuba Has First Washington Envoy in 54 Years

Jose Cabanas presents credentials to President Obama, becomes Cuba's first ambassador to the United States since 1961.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2015, 6:43 AM

Rubio Blasts Obama, Vows to Undo Iran Deal

Florida Senator Marco Rubio blasts Obama over his weakness in dealing with Iran and Cuba, says he will undo those deals.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/15/2015, 1:50 AM

Kerry Present as American Embassy in Cuba Reopens

Secretary of State declares a new era as he presides over raising of American flag over reopened embassy in Havana.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/14/2015, 9:28 PM

Cuba Opens Embassy in Washington

The United States and Cuba officially re-launch diplomatic ties, though Kerry says "many difficulties" remain to full normalization.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2015, 5:13 AM

'Sad We'll Have an Embassy in Cuba Before J'lem'

Republican candidate denounces Obama's plan to open an embassy in Cuba before moving the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 7/3/2015, 6:12 AM

Obama Hails Cuba Embassy as 'Historic Step'

President Obama formally announces that the United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in the other’s capitals.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 6:14 AM

Obama to Announce Opening of Embassy in Cuba

Obama to announce Wednesday that the United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in Havana and Washington.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2015, 5:13 AM

New House Law Would Prohibit Embassy in Cuba

Proposed appropriations bill would prohibit funds for an American embassy or other diplomatic facility in Cuba.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 2:44 AM

Cuba Dropped from American Terror Blacklist

United States drops Cuba from its blacklist as a state sponsor of terrorism, paving the way towards normalizing ties.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/30/2015, 1:20 AM

Cuba: Talks with Washington to Reopen Embassies

Cuban Foreign Minister says his country and Washington will hold a new meeting on reopening embassies.Ben Ariel, 5/14/2015, 4:45 AM

Washington Allows Ferry Services to Cuba

United States Treasury authorizes commercial ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half-century.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2015, 5:44 AM

Cuba: We Shouldn't Have Been on Terror List

Cuba says Obama's move to drop the country from a list of state sponsors of terrorism was "fair".Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 5:43 AM

Israel’s Cuban Missile Crisis

Americans barely remember the time they had their own nuclear crisis and how then US president, John F. Kennedy, dealt with it. Jack Engelhard, 4/9/2015, 8:36 AM

United States Re-Establishes Phone Link with Cuba

United States and Cuba re-establish a direct telephone link for the first time since 1999.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2015, 5:13 AM

American Official to Visit Cuba This Month

Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson will visit Havana on January 21 and 22 to discuss normalization.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 1:16 AM

Republican Opposes Normalization of Ties with Cuba

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says Obama's plans to normalize relations with Cuba are "a mistake".Ben Ariel, 12/23/2014, 8:36 AM

Cuba and Israel

If the Cold War between Cuba and the USA has ended, isn’t it time for Cuba to recognize Israel? Prof. George Jochnowitz, 12/19/2014, 7:02 AM

Obama: Cuban Embargo 'Outdated', 'Does Not Work'

Barack Obama announces formal renewal of diplomatic ties with Cuba in statement from White House.Tova Dvorin, 12/17/2014, 7:47 PM

Cuba, US to Resume Ties after Fifty Years

Alan Gross swapped for 3 Cuban nationals, officials say - opening up ties between Washington, Havana for first time since 1961.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 6:20 PM

Alan Gross Freed From Cuban Prison

Jewish-American held in Cuba since 2009 released after years of campaigning by his family for his freedom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 4:19 PM

Obama: There Are Contacts with Cuba to Free Gross

President Obama says the United States is negotiating with Cuba for the release of jailed contractor through a “variety of channels.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014, 5:14 AM

U.S. Urges Cuba to Free Gross for Mother's Funeral

United States urges Cuba to allow imprisoned contractor to travel home to attend his mother's funeral as a humanitarian gesture.Elad Benari, 6/19/2014, 5:44 AM

Cuba's FM Meets Jailed American's Lawyer

Cuba's top diplomat meets with a lawyer for jailed U.S. contractor Alan Gross.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2014, 5:42 AM