As French President François Hollande visits the Iraqi Kurd capital, Arbil, a visas-for-sale scandal at the French consulate there has hit the headlines.
French President François Hollande declared his support for the new Iraqi government in Baghdad on Friday
A man suspected of recruiting French youths to fight in Syria has been handed over to French authorities, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve announced on Thursday.
France has called for international action to end the chaos in Libya, which is becoming a “terrorist hub”, according to Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Muslim leaders in France signed a joint document on Tuesday expressing their support for endangered Christians in the Middle East.
The French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that Paris might send troops abroad to fight terrorist groups.
A French journalist who was held hostage by extremists in Syria says gunman Mehdi Nemmouche was one of his captors. But critics say he should have kept schtum.
More Jews have left France for Israel so far this year than from any other country, a leading Jewish group said on Friday.
A young mother returned to France early Wednesday with her two-year-old daughter, who had been taken to Turkey by her father, suspected of trying to join jihadi groups fighting in Syria.