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Harper Touts Hard-Line Foreign Policy In Major Speech

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The leaders of the three main federal parties spent Day 1 of the unofficial year-long election campaign vying to portray themselves as champi...

Stephen Harper's Nobel Prize Nomination Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by a Canadian Jewish organization has sparked a viral online petition to deny the prime minister...

Baird Earns Rave Reviews On U.S. Conservative Radio

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - A highly popular conservative radio talk show in the United States has heaped praise on Canada's Harper government, while simultaneously ...

Tempers Flare As Protesters Urge Harper To Denounce Israel's Actions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's mil...

Tories Release Pro-Israel Ad Amid War In Gaza, But They Don't Want Everyone To See It

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Politics

As the conflict in Gaza escalates, the Conservatives have released a dramatic new ad that highlights the party's staunch support for Israel, but it se...

Baird's Office Expresses Sympathy For Deaths Of Palestinian Civilians

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government offered a renewed expression of sympathy for the deaths of the innocent Palestinian civilians in the Israeli bombardmen...

Harper: There's Evidence Hamas Uses Human Shields Against Israeli Airstrikes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Terrorists are deliberately placing people in the path of an Israeli offensive aimed at stopping rocket attacks from Gaza, says Prime Ministe...

Harper To Israel: We're With You

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated Canada’s support for Israel Wednesday in a conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The...

Here's What Canadians Thought Of Harper's Middle East Trip

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Almost half of Canadians followed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent trip to the Middle East, and a third said they had positive views of...

You Know, about the Middle East, "In Harper's Words..."

Bill Haines | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Alberta
Bill Haines

It is great, at least on this one issue, to be able to echo the words of the Prime Minister of your country, and not have to "reinvent the wheel" because some politicians won't talk straight about Middle East violence.

Media Bites: Harper Defines the New Anti-Semitism

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Stephen Harper's first-ever trip to the Holy Land wrapped up this weekend, and the reviews were basically worse than I, Frankenstein. But if one specific outrage loomed above all others, it was the PM's January 20 address to the Israeli parliament, during which, in the words of Warren Kinsella, "Harper, a Gentile, literally took it upon himself to redefine anti-Semitism."

Nailed It?!

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper left behind a bitterly cold Canadian capital, his poll numbers sagging and his government poised to face renewe...

Harper 'Touched' By Tour Of Refugee Camp

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Politics

ZA'ATRI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited a massive Syrian refugee camp on Friday, taking in first-hand the sea of humanity...

WATCH: Harper Sings 'Hey Jude' At State Dinner In Jerusalem

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

It's fair to say Stephen Harper has received a "rock star" welcome on his first official visit to Israel. And on Tuesday, he rocked out. The pri...

Harper Treated To Marvels Of Israel

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - One day, it was throngs of jubilant Israelis reaching out to touch Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The next, it was flocks of cranes clo...

Harper Basks In Hero's Welcome At Western Wall

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM — Throngs of Israelis literally reached out to touch Stephen Harper on Tuesday as he basked in a hero's welcome at the sacred Western Wall...

Why Harper Cancelled Holy Shrine Visit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - Citing security, Prime Minister Stephen Harper cancelled a planned visit Tuesday to the Dome of the Rock, a revered Islamic shrine that si...

Sarah Palin Really Loves Stephen Harper

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

This is one endorsement Stephen Harper probably doesn't want. Former Republican vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin took to Facebook Tuesday to p...

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...

Harper Provides Fuel To Critics

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's first full day in the crucible of the Middle East was marked by two extremes — one loud and proud, the othe...

Harper Rails Against 'New' Anti-Semitism

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Stephen Harper warned Monday of a new age of anti-Semitism, staking new ground in his allegiance to Israel by telling the...

Harper Offers $66 Million In Aid To Palestinians

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Politics

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories - Prime Minister Stephen Harper met the president of the Palestinian Authority on Monday, offering $66 million in ne...

Harper Arrives In Israel

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Stephen Harper basked in a hero's welcome in Israel on Sunday as he arrived for his inaugural visit to the Middle East, tak...

Leaving For Middle East Today

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a sizable entourage left Saturday for the Middle East on a six-day trip that will include a visit to Israel...

Harper Set To Make History In Israel

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make history in Israel next week when he becomes the first Canadian leader to address the Israeli legislat...