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Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Great Mosque of Paris.
17/11/2015 - FRANCE

Paris mosque calls on Muslims to say « No to terror »

The Great Mosque of Paris called French Muslims on Tuesday to join anti-terror protest Friday and voice their commitment to the values of the Republic.

Abdeslam Salah is the subject of an international arrest warrant by French police.
17/11/2015 - FRANCE

Anti-brainwashing expert throws light on 'normal lad' terror suspect

The brother of wanted Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam on Monday told the Belgian TV RTBF channel that he did not know where he was. He added that his sibling was a « normal lad ».
French National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen arrives in court to face charges of making anti-Muslim remarks for her comparison of street prayers to a wartime Nazi occupation, in Lyon, France, October 20, 2015.
20/10/2015 - France

Marine Le Pen soon off the hook for anti-Muslim remarks? Not free speech

French prosecutors have asked for the far-right leader to be acquitted on charges of inciting racial hatred.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and French President François Hollande (R) meet in Paris on Friday
04/10/2015 - FRANCE - RUSSIa - SYRIa

Hollande calls on Putin to target IS in Syria air strikes

French President François Hollande has warned that a "partition of Syria" could lead to sectarian war between Sunni and Shia Muslims across the Middle East.
French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the Elysee Palace on Tuesday

Hollande calls for calm at Al Aqsa mosque after meeting Abbas in Paris

French President François Hollande called for calm at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris Tuesday.
François Hollande walks with King Mohammed VI on his arrival at the airport in Tangier, 19 September 2015.
20/09/2015 - France

French Muslim group welcomes training of imams in Morocco

The Union of Mosques in France (UMF) welcomed Sunday's Franco-Moroccan statement on the training of imams, which “must be at the heart of any prevention programme in the fight against ...
Femen activists burst onto the stage at a Muslim women's fair in Pontoise, near Paris, on Saturday
14/09/2015 - FRANCE

Femen stages topless protest at Muslim women's fair

Two members of the Femen feminist group staged a topless protest at a Muslim women's fair near Paris this weekend.

09/09/2015 - France

French court debuts de-radicalisation programme

A French court will this month test a de-radicalisation programme for people convicted of offences related to radical Islam, with the exception of terrorist acts, French newspaper Le Parisien ...
Omar Omsen, also known as Omar Diaby, was one of the main recruiters of French nationals to the jihadist fight in Syria
09/08/2015 - France-Syria

Notorious ISIS recruiter, Omar Omsen, dies in Syria

Franco-Senegalese jihadist, Omar Diaby, better known as Omar Omsen, has been killed in Syria, French media reported on Sunday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC shaking hand with spokesman Shehu Garba
20/07/2015 - Nigeria - United States

Nigerian anti-gay activists fear Obama pressure on Buhari during US visit

Nigerian opponents of gay rights vowed to defend the country’s anti-gay laws as President Muhammadu Buhari met his United States counterpart Barack Obama in Washington DC on Monday.