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Palestine activists face charges for heckling US' Israel ambassador

20 April, 2017

Two Palestine activists may be going to court after a protest held during a United States Congress hearing to appoint the new US ambassador to Israel.

US drops human rights conditions on Bahrain weapons sale

30 March, 2017

The US plans to lift human rights conditions previously imposed on a billion-dollar arms sale to Bahrain under the Barack Obama administration, US media reported on Thursday.

Canada passes anti-Islamophobia motion

24 March, 2017

While hate crimes in Canada overall have decreased, hate crimes against Muslim-Canadians have doubled, prompting parliament to pass an anti-Islamophobia motion.

Majority of Canadians support Israel boycott, sanctions

03 March, 2017

A new public opinion poll has found that 78 percent of Canadians would agree with a boycott of Israel if the Israeli government continues to violate international law.

Canada to settle longstanding torture case: report

17 February, 2017

Canada is expected to settle a $100-million lawsuit launched by three Canadians who were tortured in Syria in the early 2000s.

Meet David Friedman, Trump’s 'unfit' pick for Israel ambassadorship

16 February, 2017

Friedman, long-time supporter of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank who has espoused extreme, right-wing positions in his writings, was questioned by members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Canadians honour victims of deadly Quebec mosque attack

03 February, 2017

Thousands of people attended a public funeral service in Quebec City on Friday for three of the victims who died in an attack on a mosque Sunday night.

Why is Israel demolishing Bedouin homes in Umm al-Hiran?

18 January, 2017

Two people were killed on Wednesday during a house demolition in the village of Umm al-Hiran. But why is Israel demolishing Bedouin homes in the first place?

Jewish Defence League wants US comeback

09 January, 2017

In-depth: Canada's JDL leader says Trump presidency presents chance to rebuild far-right, Jewish nationalist movement in United States.

Canada taken to court over Saudi arms deal

20 December, 2016

In-depth: The Canadian government argues there is no evidence Saudi Arabia would use the weaponry on civilians, reports Jillian Kestler D'Amours.

Canada looks to export refugee resettlement system

17 December, 2016

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative gathered in Ottawa to discuss Canada�s private sponsorship programme, which allows groups of five Canadian citizens or more to sponsor a refugee family.

Syrian refugees mark one year in Canada

14 December, 2016

A year after arriving in Canada, Syrian refugees are adjusting to life in their new home and finding ways of keeping their community alive and united, despite challenges.

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