US cuts embassy staff in Cuba, warns citizens not to visit

Friday, 29 September 2017

The United States is cutting its diplomatic presence in Havana by more than a half and will warn US ......

6.3 million people ordered to evacuate in Florida as Hurricane Irma looms

Saturday, 09 September 2017

The number of people in the US state of Florida under orders to evacuate in the face of approaching ......

Why Qatar isn’t Fidel Castro’s Cuba

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of London-based Al Sharq al-Awsat newspaper. Ghassan's Twitter handle is @GhasanCharbel.


Trail of smugglers who brought Cuban baseball players into US resumes

Monday, 06 February 2017

The trial is resuming in Miami for a sports agent and a trainer accused of smuggling Cuban baseball ......

VIDEO: What former Guantanamo detainee said upon arrival in Saudi Arabia

Friday, 20 January 2017

A Saudi citizen who had been held in the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay arrived back in the ......

Why Cuba banned naming sites after Fidel Castro

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Cuba's National Assembly approved a law on Tuesday that bans commemorative statues of Fidel Castro ......

Fidel Castro: Neither a saint nor a villain, but a revolutionary

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

Yossi Mekelberg is an Associate Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, where he is involved with projects and advisory work on conflict resolution, including Track II negotiations. He is also the Director of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program at Regent’s University in London, where he has taught since 1996. Previously, he was teaching at King’s College London and Tel Aviv University. Mekelberg’s fields of interest are international relations theory, international politics of the Middle East, human rights, and international relations and revolutions. He is a member of the London Committee of Human Rights Watch, serving on the Advocacy and Outreach committee. Mekelberg is a regular contributor to the international media on a wide range of international issues and you can find him on Twitter @YMekelberg.


Yemeni Guantanamo detainee released to Cabo Verde

Monday, 05 December 2016

The US Defense Department on Sunday announced that a long-held inmate at the Guantanamo Bay ......

Obama’s foreign policy legacy: Ambitious but largely unsuccessful

Monday, 28 November 2016

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim


What was behind Fidel Castro’s strong ties with the Middle East?

Sunday, 27 November 2016

This week, Fidel Castro died at the age of 90. Revered by some as the courageous advocate for a more ......

“Viva Fidel!”, Cubans begin mass mourning for Castro

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Flag-waving Cuban students broke into a mass chant of “I am Fidel” to salute Fidel ......

‘Exploding cigars?’ Castro dies naturally after 600 assassination bids

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Communism has lost a key comrade: Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, who died a natural ......

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the ......

World reacts to Donald Trump as US president

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

World leaders woke up to Donald Trump presidency this morning, expressing a range of opinions, from ......

Four dead in Florida from hurricane Matthew

Saturday, 08 October 2016

The United States marked its first four fatalities from Hurricane Matthew as the powerful storm ......