Muslim leaders in France have used Friday prayers to ask their followers to refrain from replicating the violent protests against an anti-Islam video that have spread across the Arab world.
Islamic leaders in France have called for calm as protests over a US-made film depicting the Prophet Mohammed spread across the Arab world.
Vandals have desecrated a mosque in the centre of France by smearing human faeces on its doors.
French Muslim and Jewish groups have both expressed outrage after two pig heads were dumped at a mosque in the town near Toulouse where an Islamist gunman killed two paratroopers in March.
The Front National (FN) will not have seats in government if he is reelected, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said