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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...

Althia Raj

Harper's Israel Trip Comes Amid Changes Where It Matters Most

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads to Israel later this week for a long-awaited trip to the Middle East. A staunch supporter of Israel, ...

Harper Offers Condolences After Ariel Sharon's Death

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canadian leaders past and present are remembering former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, a controversial figure known for his battlefi...

Israel Wants Harper's Advice

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Israel's new ambassador says his country appreciates Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unwavering friendship, his government's tough talk on Ir...

PM To Visit Israel Next Year

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper basked in the glow of support from members of Canada's Jewish community on Sunday, announcing a first-ever tri...

Some Much-Needed Gushing?

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For one night, at least, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will set aside the stresses of the Senate expenses scandal and his sagging poll number...

Odd Bird Tribute For Harper In Nation He's Never Visited

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Politics

When it comes to Canada's relationship with Israel, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has long maintained that birds of a feather must flock together. ...

As Prime Minister, I Supported Israel -- And I Still Do

Brian Mulroney | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Politics
Brian Mulroney

To this day, I cannot watch footage of the faces of Jewish mothers, fathers, and children consigned to the gas chambers in German concentration camps without, as a Canadian, feeling a great sense of sorrow, loss, and guilt. The government of Canada ignored not only the plight of the Jews, but also the protests of the Canadian people and the pleading of the press. Why was nothing done? Because of political expediency; because the prime minister had a visceral distrust of Jews, and in government circles an open-door policy was very unpopular. But prime ministers are not chosen to seek popularity. They are elected to provide leadership.

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...