OTTAWA - Canada plans to seek help from the United Arab Emirates and Britain to defuse an escalating dispute with Saudi Arabia, sources said on Tuesday, but close ally the United States made clear it would not get involved. The Saudi government on Sunday recalled its ambassador to Ottawa, barred Canada's
By: Middle East Affairs On Sunday, an official Saudi Press Agency said in announcement that Saudi Arabia will suspend new exchange and investment with Canada after that nation's outside service encouraged Riyadh to discharge captured civil rights activists. A statement by the Saudi foreign ministry said: "Additionally, it gave the Canadian ambassador
OTTAWA - Canada will soften the impact of a planned carbon tax on major emitters of greenhouse gases after businesses complained it would make them less competitive with the United States, officials said on Wednesday. The move underlines the challenges facing Canada as it tries to deal with Washington under U.S.
By Middle East Affairs The party opposing the current prime minister in Canada has said it would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, AFP reports. "Canada's Conservatives recognize the obvious fact that Israel, like every other sovereign nation, has a right to determine where its capital is located," the party said on its