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Canada 'Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Israel'

Canada 'Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Israel'

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird meets Netanyahu, says fighting terror is this generation's big struggle.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 19/01/2015 15:54
Palestinians Hurl Eggs at Canadian Minister

Palestinians Hurl Eggs at Canadian Minister

The motorcade of Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird was struck by eggs as he left a meeting with PA counterpart Riyad al-Malki.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2015 13:32
Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird slams ICC bid as 'provocative,' urges return to bilateral negotiations.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 03/01/2015 20:53
Canadian FM: PA Trying to Circumvent Negotiations

Canadian FM: PA Trying to Circumvent Negotiations

Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird calls on UN Security Council to reject PA resolution calling for imposed Israeli withdrawal.Ari Soffer, 30/12/2014 21:34
Canada Urges EU to Place Hamas Back on Terror List

Canada Urges EU to Place Hamas Back on Terror List

Canada's Foreign Minister calls on the EU to "take the steps necessary to keep Hamas listed as a terrorist entity."Ben Ariel, 18/12/2014 06:44
Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference

Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference

Canada's Foreign Minister denounces the "one-sided and politicized conference" to be held in Geneva against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2014 01:13
Canada FM Condemns Palestinian Terror, Incitement

Canada FM Condemns Palestinian Terror, Incitement

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird: Those who incite 'cannot plead ignorance when terrorist attacks like today’s occur.'Ari Soffer, 11/11/2014 11:47
Canada Calls on the World to Fight IS

Canada Calls on the World to Fight IS

"The international community must unite to destroy this scourge," says Canadian Foreign Minister about the Islamic State group.Dalit Halevi, 08/09/2014 04:43
Talks Ongoing to Free 43 UN Peacekeepers

Talks Ongoing to Free 43 UN Peacekeepers

Canadian FM blames Assad for spiraling security situation, as rebels capture UN forces, hold others in 'tense' stand-off.Ari Yashar, 29/08/2014 09:31
Canada Slams UNHRC Gaza Committee 'Sham'

Canada Slams UNHRC Gaza Committee 'Sham'

Canadian FM Baird says decision by UN to investigate 'war crimes' allegations against Israel is 'an utter shame and will do nothing.'Dalilt Halevy, Ari Yashar, 14/08/2014 07:29
U.S., Canada Criticize UNHRC

U.S., Canada Criticize UNHRC

United States and Canada criticize the United Nations Human Rights Council over its intention to investigate the IDF's operations in Gaza.Elad Benari, 24/07/2014 04:16
Canada Demands Probe into Rockets at UNRWA Schools

Canada Demands Probe into Rockets at UNRWA Schools

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird says he is "appalled" to hear of rockets being found in UN run schools in Gaza.Elad Benari and AFP, 23/07/2014 02:43
Canadian FM Says Demilitarize PA, Gaza

Canadian FM Says Demilitarize PA, Gaza

John Baird calls on Abbas to take up the responsibility he claimed in forming unity government, control Gaza and return teens.Ari Yashar, 20/06/2014 09:08
Canada 'Concerned' About the Muslim Brotherhood

Canada 'Concerned' About the Muslim Brotherhood

Canadian Foreign Minister notes Canada's 'aggressive stand when it comes to listings [of terror groups]' but does not commit to ban.Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin, 18/04/2014 14:43
'Canadian Amb. To Israel Shouldn't Be Jewish'

'Canadian Amb. To Israel Shouldn't Be Jewish'

CBC anchor arouses outrage in interview with Canadian FM by suggesting new Amb. unfit for post - because he is Jewish.Ari Yashar, 10/01/2014 13:29
Canada: We're Not Lifting Iran Sanctions - For Now

Canada: We're Not Lifting Iran Sanctions - For Now

Canadian government welcomes Iran deal, but will not lift sanctions until proven that Iran is keeping its end of the agreement.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 25/11/2013 20:03
Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird declares his country's sanctions against Iran will remain in "full force".Elad Benari, 25/11/2013 03:42
Steinitz Hopes Canada Can Influence West on Iran

Steinitz Hopes Canada Can Influence West on Iran

Minister will meet with Prime Minister Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister Baird, before flying on to Washington.Adam Ross, 21/10/2013 09:19
Canada's FM: We're Not Neutral on Israel'

Canada's FM: We're Not Neutral on Israel'

Canada's Foreign Minister reiterates his country's commitment to Israel, warns the world not to be fooled by Iran's conciliatory remarks.Elad Benari, 01/10/2013 01:16
Barid: 'Israel Has No Greater Friend Than Canada'

Barid: 'Israel Has No Greater Friend Than Canada'

“Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada,” Canadian Foreign Minister tells Arutz Sheva.Rina Tzvi , 20/06/2013 11:10
Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

Canada ratchets up its sanctions against Iran, bans almost all exports to and imports from the country.Elad Benari, 30/05/2013 05:16
Egypt Summons Canadian Envoy Over Baird

Egypt Summons Canadian Envoy Over Baird

Egypt's foreign ministry summoned Canada's charge d'affaires in Cairo, over FM John Baird's visit to eastern Jerusalem. Elad Benari, 16/04/2013 01:14
PA Summons Canadian Envoy

PA Summons Canadian Envoy

The Palestinian Authority summoned Canada's envoy over Foreign Minister John Baird's meeting with Livni in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 15/04/2013 06:16
Canada's FM Meets Livni in E. Jerusalem, PA Fumes

Canada's FM Meets Livni in E. Jerusalem, PA Fumes

Canada’s Foreign Minister meeting Justice Minister Livni in her eastern Jerusalem office is a "slap in the face", says PA official.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/04/2013 22:33
Canadian FM Hails 'Special Friendship' With Israel

Canadian FM Hails 'Special Friendship' With Israel

Canadian FM John Baird hailed his country's "special friendship" with Israel in Jerusalem talks with PM Netanyahu, President Peres.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/04/2013 17:39
Peres: Thank Brave Canada for Breaking Iran Ties

Peres: Thank Brave Canada for Breaking Iran Ties

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird met on Tuesday with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon PeresDavid Lev, 09/04/2013 22:55
Canadian FM Skeptic Over Negotiations with Iran

Canadian FM Skeptic Over Negotiations with Iran

Baird at AIPAC conference: "We will not back down on sanctions and pressure just for Iran showing up at the negotiating table."Yoni Kempinski and Annie Lubin, 05/03/2013 22:34
Canada Confirms Canadian Linked to Burgas Attack

Canada Confirms Canadian Linked to Burgas Attack

Canada confirmed that a suspect linked to a bomb attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria is a dual Canadian-Lebanese national.Elad Benari, 06/02/2013 05:12
Canada Expands Sanctions on Revolutionary Guards

Canada Expands Sanctions on Revolutionary Guards

Canada expands sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in a bid to ramp up pressure on the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 13/12/2012 04:15
Canada Calls Back Diplomats After UN Bid

Canada Calls Back Diplomats After UN Bid

Canada orders back delegates to Israel and Ramallah in order to assess the implications of UN's recognition of 'Palestine'.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/11/2012 21:45
Hamas Welcomes, U.S. Condemns UN Vote

Hamas Welcomes, U.S. Condemns UN Vote

Hamas hails the UN decision to recognize 'Palestine', calls it a victory. "The decision changes nothing," says U.S. ambassador Rice.Elad Benari, 30/11/2012 06:15
PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision

PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision

"World countries have given Bibi Netanyahu a slap in the face," says Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon.Elad Benari, 30/11/2012 01:45
Canada's FM Stands Up to 'The Evil Regime in Iran'

Canada's FM Stands Up to 'The Evil Regime in Iran'

Canada's top diplomat blasted Iran for human rights violations and religious intolerance at a meeting of world parliamentarians.Annie Lubin, 23/10/2012 15:43
Canada Condemns Iranian VP

Canada Condemns Iranian VP

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, condemned the anti-Semitic statements made by Iran's Vice President during a UN conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/06/2012 01:49
Canada Joins Israel in Blocking Hamas at UNHRC

Canada Joins Israel in Blocking Hamas at UNHRC

Israel and Canada joined forces to block a Hamas official from addressing a session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaGabe Kahn., 20/03/2012 17:34
Baird: Israel Has Every Right to Feel Threatened

Baird: Israel Has Every Right to Feel Threatened

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister compares Iran's threats against Israel to the Nazi HolocaustElad Benari, 07/02/2012 08:13
Shalom: Sanctions on Iran Must be Toughened Now

Shalom: Sanctions on Iran Must be Toughened Now

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom: If the sanctions against Iran are not toughened, it will take over the Middle East.Elad Benari, 02/02/2012 06:43
Canadian Foreign Minister Visits Kfar Chabad

Canadian Foreign Minister Visits Kfar Chabad

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird munched on matzah and pressed the flesh Tuesday in a visit to Israel's Kfar Chabad village.Hana Levi Julian, 01/02/2012 18:23
Canadian FM: PA Statehood Bid 'Profoundly Wrong'

Canadian FM: PA Statehood Bid 'Profoundly Wrong'

Canadian FM John Baird said his nation 'does not stand behind Israel; Canada stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 31/01/2012 19:30
Canada Imposes New Sanctions on Syria

Canada Imposes New Sanctions on Syria

Canada tightens its sanctions on Syria, bans export of software for telephone and internet monitoring.Elad Benari, 26/12/2011 02:15
Canada Won't Raise UNESCO's Funding

Canada Won't Raise UNESCO's Funding

Canada announces that it will not contribute additional funds to UNESCO over its decision to accept the PA as a full member.Elad Benari, 02/11/2011 06:14
Canada’s Foreign Minister Supports Israel in UN

Canada’s Foreign Minister Supports Israel in UN

Canada's Foreign Minister said in his address to the UN that his country "will not accept or stay silent" while Israel is attacked.Elad Benari, 28/09/2011 07:17