Benjamin Netanyahu

Harper, Netanyahu Agree To Disagree

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM — Canada and Israel have differences of opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict despite their cosy relationship, both Prime Minister S...

Netanyahu's Got Expenses

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada

JERUSALEM - The Israeli prime minister's reported penchant for scented candles is setting off a stink.Maariv daily on Monday slammed Prime Minister Be...

Ripeness and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: A Reality Check

Adam Moscoe | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

They're back at it. On Monday, Israel and the Palestinian Authority sent high-level representatives to Washington to lay the groundwork for official p...

Middle East Peace Talks Rebooted

CP | Deb Riechmann, The Associated Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Diplomats long have stressed the urgency of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yet as a new round of Mideast peace talks begins,...

Bibi and Erdogan Bury the Hatchet Thanks to Obama

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 05.30.2013 | Canada
Mitch Wolfe

There were low expectations for the summit meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the talks were a major d...

Bibi Calls Harper, Says Thanks For Palestinian Vote At UN

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Canada's vote at the United Nations this week against...

Thanks Canada

CBC | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he hopes other countries will follow the example set by Canada, which on Friday broke off diplomatic re...

The Group Trapped in the Middle of Israel and Iran's Conflict

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Josh D. Scheinert

Speculation over a possible Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear sites is precisely that, no matter how informed. One group, however, is conspicuously absent from most of the discussions of an attack on Iranian nuclear sites: the 25,000 Persian Jews living in Iran. The least we can do is acknowledge that they matter just as much today and that whatever tomorrow brings, their safety and well-being needs to be a priority.

"Palestine" Should Use Water to Procure Peace, Not Perpetuate Conflict

Mike Fegelman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Politics
Mike Fegelman

Water is an invaluable commodity in the Middle East. Due to the region's scarcity of this vital natural resource, water can be used to perpetuate conflict, fuel wars, and even procure peace. Contrary to claims made by Dr. Shaddad Attili, the Minister of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), in his Huffington Post Canada commentary, Israel exports volumes of water to the West Bank greatly in excess of what the Oslo Accords had mandated.

Hey UNESCO, Keep Politics Out of Religion

Mike Fegelman | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Mike Fegelman

Politics is to religion, like oil is to water, they just don't mix. Recently, UNESCO politicized religion by labelling Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity as an endangered world heritage site, despite the fact that the UN's own experts investigating the state of the Church's premises concluded that the building is not in any urgent danger and that PA hype is just hot political air.

The Impending Obama-Netanyahu Showdown

David Frum | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada
David Frum

While the U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister no longer openly clash, Netanyahu has to wonder how the U.S. president will behave if elected to a second term.

Israeli PM In Ottawa Amid Confrontation With Iran

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada and Israel once again affirmed their strong bond of friendship, but the Harper government made it clear Friday that doesn't necessaril...

Israeli PM To Visit Ottawa

CBC | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make an official visit to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 2, Prime Minister Stephen Har...

Harper, Netanyahu Argue Against Palestinian Statehood At Meeting

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Politics

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. - It was bonhomie on a first-name basis in the midst of an intense United Nations showdown.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...

Netanyahu Sought Harper's Backing At G8: Reports

Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada Politics

(CP) -- Stephen Harper's spokesman is denying a report that Israel's prime minister specifically asked Canada to thwart G8 support for a Palestinian s...

Isreali PM Pledges 'Painful Compromises' For Peace

Posted 08.04.2011 | Canada Politics

(CBC) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists he is willing to make "painful compromises" to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians...