Second World War

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, approved a draft law which would introduce a prison term of up to five years and a penalty of 300,000 riyals for sexual harassment, weeks before the decades-long ban on women driving is lifted

Saudi Editor to Arab World: Be Like Europe, Stop Living in Past

TEL AVIV – The editor of a major Arabic-language paper has urged the Arab world to stop clinging to a past that no longer exists and start learning from Europe, which gave up on violence and war in favor of peace and modernity. 

Iran anti-Israel anti-US protest (Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press)

Jacqueline Saper: Two Irans and One Holocaust

Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.

Remembrance

Remembrance Sunday: Britain Remembers the Fallen

LONDON (AP) – Prince Charles has led Britain’s annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony for war dead, taking the role held for more than six decades by his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Nazi

Did Hitler Really Have Only One Ball? Historic Mystery Answered

Historic research has unveiled the fact that Germany’s Nazi dictator, Adolf Hitler, did indeed have only the one functioning testicle. A version of a wartime propaganda song known to British soldiers and generations of schoolchildren alleged that Hitler only had

Balint Homan

Hungary Drops Plan For Statue Honouring Anti-Semitic WW2 Politician

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary has scrapped plans to erect a statue of Balint Homan, a former World War Two government minister who supported anti-Semitism in Hungary in the 1930s and 40s, after protests from Jewish leaders. The row over honouring