Middle East Conflict

What Iran and Israel Have in Common

Navid Hassibi | Posted 10.09.2016 | Canada Politics
Navid Hassibi

Despite the vitriol stemming from both capitals, the extremist threat is the appropriate issue to spark a strategic recalculation in Tehran and Tel Aviv, even if temporary. Although the idea of Iranian-Israeli engagement may seem to be rooted in fantasy, the same factors that prompted the United States and Iran to try something new can and should drive Iran and Israel to follow suit.

When My Daughter Says 'Mom, Everyone Hates All the Jews Now'

Mara Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Mara Shapiro

As a Jew, I feel sorry for Palestinians. Their plight is awful. They're at the mercy of a government who would see them dead if it would further their cause. You can be PRO Palestine without being ANTI Israel. You can be against this war and not be Anti-Semitic. Try to remember that when you ask Israel to lay down their weapons you're asking them to walk right into a gas chamber.

Media Bites: How Little Thinking Can Trudeau Get Away With?

J.J. McCullough | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg The "Justin Trudeau story" is of course the recent Sun News revelation that everyone's favourite pretender to the Liberal tiara had some rather disparaging things to say about Albertans back back in 2010. 'Course, in the end, regardless of your allegiances, the question is how little thinking a future prime minister deserves to get away with.

Shimon Peres: The Man Who's Seen It All

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

In old age, Shimon Peres is more dove-like than hawkish. But when he spoke in Toronto, in early May to a sold-out crowd, we were in the presence of greatness. There was no question he would not answer. Little wonder why, he's one of the few to have seen it all in the Middle East.

Canadians On Gaza-Bound Ship Beaten Say Activists

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada Politics

Canadians involved in a Palestinian relief effort expressed outrage at Israel on Saturday, saying activists on a Canadian ship trying to breach the na...

120 Foreign Activists Detained By Israel

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- JERUSALEM - Some 120 foreign activists were being held in Israeli jails Saturday, awaiting possible deportation, after arriving ...