French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday defended the ban on Saturday’s rally in solidarity with Gaza after it ended in a riot in the Barbès area of Paris.
More than 40 people were arrested and 17 police were injured on a banned Gaza solidarity demonstration in Paris on Saturday, French officials say.
Three Gaza solidarity demonstrations were banned in France on Saturday, with up to 3,000 defying the ruling in Paris and other authorised protests going ahead in about 15 other cities.
French President François Hollande was in Chad on Saturday in a visit to prepare the launching of a new headquarters for French forces in the Sahel region.
Ground staff at working for Air France at French airports are due to strike on Saturday 2 August at the height of the holiday season.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called for an “urgent” ceasefire in Gaza, backing the Egyptian plan rejected by Hamas this week.
French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal is trying to stop Australian chemical giant Orica shipping highly toxic waste to France for incineration, claiming there is a danger of marine ...
No French nationals died in the crash of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 airliner apparently shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, President François Hollande announced on Friday, citing ...
Paris police on Friday banned a demonstration in solidarity with the Palestinians as Israel launched a ground offensive on the Gaza Strip.
Paris police aim to ban a demonstration against Israel’s Gaza bombing campaign planned for Saturday after clashes outside two synagogues last weekend.