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Israel's Security Key Component In Canada's Fight Against ISIL: Freeland

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2017 | Canada Politics

The foreign affairs minister said ISIL is a "death cult" that will be defeated.

Canada Can't Agree To All Requests From Allies In ISIL Fight: Dion

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Politics

The foreign affairs minister won't say if some coalition members have asked Canada to keep its fighter jets in Iraq and Syria.


CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada

The main street leading into Shaja'ia is deserted. The shops that sell sweets and watermelons are shuttered. The groups of men and boys you see on mos...

Arab Spring Caught Canada Off Guard: Report

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The 2011 Arab Spring uprising in the Middle East came as a surprise to the Canadian government, which risks getting caught off-guard again wi...

Why Canada Should Cozy Up to the Middle East

Zach Paikin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada
Zach Paikin

Canada as long been a diplomatic player -- albeit a small one -- in the Middle East. In helping maintain a stable geopolitical order, Canada can become a stronger economic player in this region.

No Promises To Renew Aid To Palestinians

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will be arriving in the Middle East today for a 10 day visit.He'll start in Jordan where he`ll meet this ...

Half Of Us Would Prefer They Butt Out

CBC | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Politics

Nearly half of Canadians polled would prefer the federal government be neutral when it comes to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, a new poll sug...