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01/03/2015

French weekly magazines review 1 March 2015

Paris Fashion Week gets ample coverage in this week’s magazines. A Guantanamo Bay ex-inmate tells his story.
Beitenu leader Avigdor Lieberman
25/02/2015 - France - Israel

Israel court allows hard-right party to hand out Charlie Hebdo in election campaign

As French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published its second issue since the massacre at its offices in January, Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Foreign Minister Avigdor ...
Six French nationals, suspected of planning to leave for Syria, had their passports confiscated by the authorities, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday 23 February 2015.
23/02/2015 - FRANCE - SYRIA

France seizes passports of six nationals heading for Syria

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Monday that six French nationals, suspected of planning to leave for Syria, had their passports confiscated by the authorities.
French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle was deployed in the Persian Gulf on Monday as part of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State organisation in Iraq.
23/02/2015 - FRANCE - IRAQ

French aircraft carrier enters the fight against IS group

France deployed the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in the Persian Gulf on Monday as part of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State organisation in Iraq, taking a further step in its ...
22/02/2015

French weekly magazines review 22 February 2015

This week's crop of French magazines brings to mind that oft quoted line spoken by Captain Louis Renault, the French prefect of police, played by Claude Rains, in the classic Second World War movie ...
20/02/2015

French press review 20 February 2015

The French government dices with no-confidence death. The left says its policies have stalled. Salafism is reported to be advancing in France. French Jews consider leaving for Israel.

17/02/2015

French press review 17 February 2015

Will there be international intervention in Libya? Is the Rafale sale a milestone in Franco-Egyptian relations? Will PSG dazzle us?

Desecrated tombstones in Sarre-Union Jewish cemetery
16/02/2015 - France - Denmark - Israel

Hollande, Valls condemn anti-Semitism after Jewish cemetery vandalism

France’s leaders on Monday declared that “Jews have their place in France” after Sunday’s profanation of a Jewish cemetery and Benjamin Netanyahu’s appeal to European ...
16/02/2015

French press review 16 February 2015

Saturday's attacks in Copenhagen dominate the front pages of Libération and Le Figaro. Le Monde looks at how hunting threatens the survival of the tiger.
François Hollande welcomes a Qatari delegation to the French Presidential palace, January 11 2015.
15/02/2015 - France: REPORT

France to cut Qatar funding of mosques in crackdown on islamic fundamentalism

The French government has announced a series of measures to clamp down on radical Islam being spread in mosques, and wants to cut financial support from countries like Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

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