A Frenchman suspected of having joined Al-Qaeda has been arrested in northern Mali.
A French soldier has been killed in the far north of Mali, bringing to six the number of French soldiers killed since the start of the French-led military intervention in January.
Two French citizens who were deported from Pakistan to France this week have been charged with conspiring to commit terrorist acts, judicial sources told news agencies.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) on Saturday denied a French claim that its leader in the Sahara has been killed in the French-led offensive in northern Mali.
French police are questioning three men deported from Pakistan, accused of going there to train to fight in Afghanistan.
The French President, François Hollande, has confirmed that Abou Zeid, one of the chiefs of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim), died last month during a French military operation in ...
President François Hollande called a meeting of France’s top defence committee Wednesday morning after Al-Qaeda’s north African branch (Aqim) claimed that it has killed a French ...
The wife of one of the French citizens being held captive in the Sahel, says French president François Hollande told families of hostages that France would not pay any ransom for their ...
A French jihadi fighter was to be extradited from Mali on Friday, according to Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian who said that the man is the second Islamist to be sent to France this week.
After claiming that Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) leader Abou Zeid has died in north Mali, Chad now says that its troops have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar.