Raul Castro hosts the Obamas at state dinner in Havana

Cuban President Raul Castro greeted President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to Havanas Palace of the Revolution on 21 March, for a state dinner to honour the American leader on his visit to the island. Mar 22, 2016

Donald Trump: US and Israel have unbreakable friendship

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed an unbreakable US alliance with Israel if he is elected president in November, seeking to clear up confusion over his repeated pledges to remain neutral in any peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. Trump called himself a life-long supporter and true friend of Israel, as he addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a powerful pro-Israel lobbying group. Mar 22, 2016

Donald Trump attacks Obama’s historic Cuba arrival

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told the Palm Beach Republican Party Lincoln Day fundraising dinner on 20 March, that US President Barack Obama should not have stayed in Havana after President Raul Castro was not seen at the airport to greet Obama in Havana. Mar 21, 2016

Barack Obama tours Havana in historic Cuba visit

President Barack Obama toured Old Havana on 20 March, on a historic visit that opens a new chapter in US engagement with the islands government after decades of animosity between the former Cold War foes. Traveling with first lady Michelle Obama, her mother and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, the president played tourist on his first night on the Caribbean island, taking in the sights of Old Havana. Mar 21, 2016