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The cedar meets the maple leaf! Two Lebanese expats get seats in Canadian parliament

Two Canadians of Lebanese origins won seats in the parliament of the Nova Scotia province in Canada. Two Canadians of Lebanese origins ... Naharnet © 2013 Two Canadians of Lebanese origins won seats in the parliament ...

Editor's Choice - 15/10/2013 - 08:01 - comment 0

UK parliament to debate over recognizing Palestinian state

The British parliament’s House of Commons will debate a motion to recognize Palestine as an independent ... headlines, Palestinian Arena, Israel, Palestine, UK) The British parliament’s House of Commons ... Britain's parliament will debate whether ...

13/10/2014 - 10:16 - comment 0

Rouhani's human rights record shows no improvement

The Canadian Parliament has just concluded its third Iran Accountability Week, which sounded the alarm ... Editorials, Iran) The Canadian Parliament has just concluded its third Iran Accountability Week, which ...

03/06/2014 - 10:53 - comment 0

British air force begins first mission in Iraq

For the first time since Britain's parliament ... For the first time since Parliament authorized airstrikes against Islamic State militants, two RAF jets flew combat missions over Iraq. Parliament gave the  go-ahead  for airstrikes against IS-- also known ...

28/09/2014 - 20:01 - comment 0

Canadian extremist killed in Syria

to attack Canada's Parliament, has been killed in Syria. A young man, once jailed for smuggling weapons for the Toronto 18 terror plot to attack Canada's Parliament, has been killed in Syria according to a report by AFP . Somalia-born Canadian Ali Mohamed Dirie ...

26/09/2013 - 18:06 - comment 0

Canadian General Governor Discusses Immigration with German President

Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, ... Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, in Germany for a weeklong visit, met President Johannes Rau ... The Canadian system has been cited as a possible model for Germany as it plans to reform its own immigration ...

18/05/2010 - 17:34 - comment 0

Canadians re-Elect Chretien to Third Consecutive Mandate

in the previous parliament.  Canada uses the British parliamentary system with the government being formed ... Canadians re-elected Prime Minister Jean ... Canadians re-elected Prime Minister Jean Chretien's governing Liberal Party to a third consecutive ...

19/05/2010 - 10:11 - comment 0

UK parliament rejects Syria intervention

The British parliament voted on Thursday against taking military action on Syria and Prime Minister David ... statement to Parliament, Cameron said it was clear to him that the British people did not want to see military action. “It is clear to me that the British parliament, reflecting the views of the British ...

30/08/2013 - 08:45 - comment 0

Spain to vote on Palestinian state recognition

on Thursday, the move by the Spanish parliament comes nearly a week after British lawmakers voted in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state. On October 13, the British Members of Parliament voted in favor ... parliament comes nearly a week after British lawmakers voted in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state. ...

19/10/2014 - 07:02 - comment 0

UK joins IS fight by sending drones to Iraq

IS militants in Iraq.  Defense Secretary Michael Fallon stated in a report to the British parliament ... in a report to the British parliament that "as the UK's only armed remotely piloted aircraft, Reaper ... operating to repel IS’ advance on large swaths of Iraqi territory. Parliament only approved operations ...

16/10/2014 - 13:36 - comment 0