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Influential Jewish Group Toasts Harper

MONTREAL - Prime Minister Stephen Harper returned to Quebec on Thursday hoping to make major inroads in this fall's federal election.One of those gains may be a riding in Montreal where he received an...
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Canada Takes Wait-And-See Approach

OTTAWA - The Israeli ambassador to Canada says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election statement that he opposes Palestinian statehood should be taken with a "grain of salt."Envoy Rafael Barak to...
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Harper To Israel: We're With You

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated Canada’s support for Israel Wednesday in a conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The Prime Minister’s Office says Netanyahu updated Harp...
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Media Bites: Harper Defines the New Anti-Semitism

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."
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Nailed It?!

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper left behind a bitterly cold Canadian capital, his poll numbers sagging and his government poised to face renewed criticism over the Senate expense scandal.He arr...
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Harper 'Touched' By Tour Of Refugee Camp

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 that has fled the brutal, bloody civil war of the...
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Harper Treated To Marvels Of Israel

JERUSALEM - One day, it was throngs of jubilant Israelis reaching out to touch Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The next, it was flocks of cranes close enough to touch descending upon a swampy valley to...
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Why Harper Cancelled Holy Shrine Visit

JERUSALEM - Citing security, Prime Minister Stephen Harper cancelled a planned visit Tuesday to the Dome of the Rock, a revered Islamic shrine that sits on a political tinderbox.The Dome and the hallo...
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Harper, Netanyahu Agree To Disagree

JERUSALEM — Canada and Israel have differences of opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict despite their cosy relationship, both Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin N...
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Harper Rails Against 'New' Anti-Semitism

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 country's parliamentarians that those who oppose th...