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French weekly magazines review 26 April 2015

French magazines warn EU leaders about the dangers of egocentrism as Islamists look to exploit the worsening humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean.


French press review 23 April 2015

An amateur jihadist wrecks his terrorist attack on Paris after shooting himself, and France raises its terror alert to an all-time high.
IS video footage purporting to show IS members with the Ethiopian Christians at Wilayat Fazzan
20/04/2015 - Ethiopia - Libya

Ethiopians, Eritreans shocked by Islamic State murders

In Ethiopia people are reacting via social media, shocked at the news that their fellow countrymen were brutally murdered by the Islamic State (Isis) armed group, which released a video showing the ...

French press review 7 April 2015

French Muslim leaders terrify the far-right with a proposal to build 2,000 mosques by 2017.
The French Ministry of Defence released a photo of the hostage being rescued in Mali on 6 April
06/04/2015 - Mali - France - Netherlands

French forces rescue Dutch hostage in the north of Mali

French special forces have rescued a Dutch train driver taken hostage nearly four years ago in Mali by Al-Qaeda’s north African arm in an operation that killed several jihadists.


French press review 6 April 2015

Kenya and Nigeria are in the minds of French editorialists as Pope Francis prays for victims of terrorism and anti-Christian persecution in their borders.

A survivor of the Garissa University attack
04/04/2015 - Somalia - Kenya

Somali journalists arrested over Garissa massacre coverage

Somali press freedom advocates lashed out at Somalia government officials on Saturday after news 25 staff members at two radio stations were arrested over their coverage of the Garissa, Kenya, ...

African press review 4 April 2015

African press in tell-it-all rush as details emerge about Garissa University massacre by Al-Shebab Islamists and a goodwill meeting takes place between staunch rivals in Nigeria's presidential ...

French press review 4 April 2015

Al-Shebab's anti-Christian barbarism unleashed on Kenya and Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran grab front-page attention of French press.
Shiite fighters launch a rocket during clashes with Islamic State militants on the outskirts of al-Alam March 8, 2015.
02/04/2015 - Syria - Iraq

Foreign fighters joining armed Islamists surges to all-time high, report

The number of foreign fighters joining armed groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaeda has reached a new high of 25,000 people, hailing from 100 different countries, according to a new UN ...