World condemns U.S. Cuba policy once again

On Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly voted, for the twenty-second consecutive time, to condemn the United States' economic blockade against Cuba.


Arab world on Patraeus: Lebanese woman brings down CIA

The headlines about the Petraeus affair in the Arab world this morning almost universally read something like "Lebanese woman brings down CIA."


Israel assassinates Hamas military commander

Ahmed al-Jabari and another top Hamas official Mohammed al-Hams were killed during a wave of raids in retaliation for rockets fired into southern Israel.


Today in history: Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass

On 9-10 November 1938, a series of coordinated attacks against Jews took place throughout Germany and parts of Austria, carried out by the SS elite military forces, the Hitler Youth, and neighborhood gangsters.


Cuban report to United Nations condemns U.S. blockade

"The best humanitarian aid Cuba could receive - the equivalent of billions of tons - would be to end the blockade."

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