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World's Coolest Airports Prove Travel Really Is About The Journey

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Flights mean frisky security, long layovers and unexpected delays, which can sometimes make for unpleasant travel experiences. Still, your airport journey doesn't always have to be terrible. Here are some cool airports that will make you forget about all your travel baggage.

Justice For Salim Alaradi And Others Arbitrarily Detained In UAE

Mustafa Elmanea | Posted 05.19.2017 | Canada Politics
Mustafa Elmanea

I became the lead defence counsel for several men of Libyan origin who were disappeared by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) State Security Service (SSS) in 2014. I knew at the time that our position was a just one, but I didn't realize how much the fate of my clients would impact the conduct and reputation of nations.

Group Of 'Arabs And Canadians' Get Prison Sentences In UAE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada

The state-run news agency did not name those sentenced or say how many there were.

Canadian Detained In U.A.E. Without Charge To Stand Trial

CP National News | Diana Mehta | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada

Salim Alaradi was running a business in Dubai when he was abruptly arrested in August 2014.

Ontario Teen Urges Feds To Help Canadian Father Detained In U.A.E.

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Marwa Alaradi has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and every MP on Parliament Hill asking for Canada to intervene in her family's ordeal.

Ontario Teen Seeks Help For Canadian Father Detained In U.A.E.

CP | Diana Mehta | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Politics

"We're trying to spread the word around the world and let other countries know about this dark side of the U.A.E.," his daughter told The Canadian Press.

Prince Of Dubai Rings In New Year In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Our favourite crown prince is back! The prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, and his Instagram-loving entourage have ...

The Country That Gave Us A Palm Tree Island Wants To Go To Mars

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Business

From the country that brought you a man-made island shaped like a palm tree and the world's tallest skyscraper comes something even more ambitious: a ...

Diplomatic Dust-Up OVER

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian passport holders travelling to the United Arab Emirates will no longer require visas in advance.The move marks the end of a diplomat...

How One Person's Fate In A Foreign Court May Affect Us All

Irwin Cotler | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

In 2004, an Abu Dhabi court tried Dr. Karabus in absentia and convicted him of both fraud and manslaughter, but he was never notified of the trial or of the judgment. When he landed in Dubai last year he was jailed. This case is not just about this doctor, but any country whose citizens work or travel in the U.A.E.

Travelling To The U.A.E. Just Got A Little Cheaper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada Travel

OTTAWA - Canada and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to end a squabble over visas that forced Canadians to pay hundreds of dollars to enter the Gu...

Thank You All for Supporting Malala

Tahir Gora | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada
Tahir Gora

Thank you Madonna for beating the drum for Malala Yousafzai. You have delivered a strong message to all celebrities across the world that they have to come out of their cozy lives and needed to be well informed as you are. Thank you Madonna for saying the words, "Support education! Support women!"

Canadian Supports @UAEDressCode Campaign In UAE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Style

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At least one Canadian expatriate says a popular Twitter campaign trying to combat skimpy clothing among visitors to the ...

Harper Seeks Air Deal During Kuwaiti PM's Visit

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is seeking an expanded airline agreement with Kuwait, one year after relations were sullied with its Persian Gulf neighbour, the Unite...

Canadian Forces Used Unarmed Airbus For Kandahar Trips: Documents

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The loss of a not-so secret base in Dubai last year forced the Canadian military to use its unarmed Airbus planes for flights into Kandahar Airfield during the final phase of the combat mission, ministerial briefing notes say.

"Pressures imposed by the closure of Camp Mirage and the need to maximize flexibility in providing strategic airlift to support OP Athena have culminated in the (censored) using C-150 flights in KAF," said a Nov. 1, 2010, briefing note prepared for Defence Minister Peter MacKay.