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.
The French government has confirmed that the president of the Central African Republic, François Bozizé, has left the capital Bangui after it fell to rebel hands.
Rebels in the Central African Republic claim to have seized the presidential palace as fighting intensified in the capital Bangui.
France and Britain may arm Syrian rebels on their own if the European Union (EU) fails to back the move, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said Thursday.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was to meet Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré on Saturday after declaring France’s task in Mali 70 per cent accomplished.
French President François Hollande has hit out at Russia’s refusal to push Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to quit, adding that he would urge the opposition to negotiate with other ...
As many as 300,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan as opposition forces fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad.
France has reinstated a mandatory visa for Syrians planning to travel to France.
As the United Nations’ peace envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, called for the formation of an interim government, France says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot be part of this ...
The President of the Central African Republic has called on France and the United States to help push back advancing rebel fighters, but the idea has been flatly rejected by the French ...