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22/07/2014 - France - Syria

Suspected jihadists arrested in southern France

French police special operations arrested Tuesday morning three suspected jihadists in southern France.

François Hollande meets Ivorians in Abidjan on Friday
19/07/2014 - France - Mali - Niger - Chad

Hollande in Chad ahead of Sahel anti-jihadi base launch

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.

Dejvid Nikolic, photo taken by French army
17/07/2014 - France - Mali

Belmokhtar's jihadis say they killed French soldier in Mali

A jihadist movement led by Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who is linked to Al Qaeda, has reportedly claimed responsibility for the death of a French soldier in Mali.

Isbaheysiga Mosque in Mogadishu
16/07/2014 - Somalia

Somalia firing squad executes al-Shebab members for nurse's murder

A Somali firing squad has executed two men found guilty of murdering Nafisa Osman, a nurse working in a foreign-funded clinic, officials and relatives said Tuesday.

French military base in Gao, northern Mali
15/07/2014 - France - Mali

Ninth French soldier killed in Mali

A French legionnaire has been killed in a suicide attack in northern Mali, the ninth soldier to have died since the French intervention there in 2013.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve presented the bill aimed at cracking down on would-be Jihadists.
12/07/2014 - France - Pakistan - Afghanistan

France convicts four of fighting on Afghan-Pakistani border

A Paris court sentenced four men of joining combatants on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan on Friday as part of an ongoing investigation into an alleged network of Jihadists in ...

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve introduced expanded legislation to fight jihadism on July 9, 2014.
09/07/2014 - France

France unveils new anti-jihad bill

France’s Interior Minister presented an anti-terrorism bill on Wednesday that would intercept its nationals suspected of being radicalised from travelling to Syria and clamp down on online ...

Security at European airports, Frankfurt, Germany, 3 July 2014.
04/07/2014 - France - United States

France bolsters airport security at US request

France this Friday is bolstering security at its airports following a US request to enhance screening for direct flights to the United States.


French press review 30 June 2014

French footballers in the World Cup,  recent decisions by the European Court of Human Rights and the French school-leaving exam, dominate the front pages of the French dailies.

Turkey concerns grow over ISIS
30/06/2014 - International report

Turkey concerns grow over ISIS

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the extremist group known as ISIS, continues to score victories across Iraq.