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Pro-Israeli Canadian FM John Baird Resigns

Outspoken ally of Israel Baird announces sudden resignation from politics, as supportive Canadian regime liable to shift in elections.

Pro-Israeli Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Resigns

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Journalist Soon

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he is hopeful Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy will be released soon.

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Al-Jazeera Journalist Soon

Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

In a meeting with Canadian FM Stephen Baird, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses regional issues and Israel's challenges.

Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

Canada 'Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Israel'

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird meets Netanyahu, says fighting terror is this generation's big struggle.

Canada 'Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Israel'

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.

Watch: Angry Palestinians Hurl Eggs at Canadian Ministerplayer

Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird slams ICC bid as 'provocative,' urges return to bilateral negotiations.

Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

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.

Canadian FM: Palestinians Trying to Circumvent Negotiations

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."

Canada Urges EU to Place Hamas Back on Terror Blacklist

Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference

Canada's Foreign Minister denounces the "one-sided and politicized conference" to be held in Geneva against Israel.

Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference in Geneva

Canada FM Condemns Palestinian Terror, Incitement

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird: Those who incite 'cannot plead ignorance when terrorist attacks like today’s occur.'

Canadian FM Condemns Palestinian Attacks, Incitement

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.

Canada Calls on the World to Fight IS

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.

Talks Ongoing to Free 43 UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

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.'

Canada Slams UNHRC Gaza Committee 'Sham'

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.

U.S., Canada Criticize UNHRC Over Bias Against Israel

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.

Canada's FM Demands Probe into Rockets at UNRWA Schools

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.

Canadian FM Calls to Demilitarize Palestinian Authority, Gaza

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.

Canada 'Tremendously Concerned' About the Muslim Brotherhood

'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.

'Canadian Ambassador To Israel Shouldn't Be Jewish'

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.

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

Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird declares his country's sanctions against Iran will remain in "full force".

Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

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.

Steinitz Hopes Canada Can Influence Western Powers on Iran

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.

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

Barid: 'Israel Has No Greater Friend Than Canada'

“Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada,” Canadian Foreign Minister tells Arutz Sheva.

Baird: 'Israel Has No Greater Friend Than Canada'player

Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

Canada ratchets up its sanctions against Iran, bans almost all exports to and imports from the country.

Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

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.

Egypt Summons Canadian Envoy Over Baird's Jerusalem Visit

PA Summons Canadian Envoy

The Palestinian Authority summoned Canada's envoy over Foreign Minister John Baird's meeting with Livni in eastern Jerusalem.

PA Summons Canadian Envoy to Protest FM's Visit to Jerusalem

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.

Canada's FM Meets Livni in Eastern Jerusalem, PA Fumes

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.

Canadian FM Meets Netanyahu, Peres; Hails 'Special Friendship'

Peres: Thank Brave Canada for Breaking Iran Ties

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird met on Tuesday with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres

Peres: We Thank Brave Canada for Breaking Iran Relations

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."

AIPAC: Canadian FM Voices Skepticism Over Negotiations with Iranplayer

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.

Canada Confirms that Canadian is Linked to Burgas Attack

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.

Canada Expands Sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guards

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'.

Canada Calls Back Diplomats After UN Bid

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.

Hamas Welcomes, U.S. Condemns UN Vote

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.

PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision

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.

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

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.

Canada Condemns Iranian VP for Anti-Semitic Remarks

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 Geneva

Canada Joins Israel in Blocking Hamas at UNHRC

Baird: Israel Has Every Right to Feel Threatened

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister compares Iran's threats against Israel to the Nazi Holocaust

Canadian FM: Israel Has Every Right to Feel Threatened by Iran

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.

Shalom: Sanctions on Iran Must be Toughened Now