Canada U.a.E.

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.