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Abrivado district in Lunel from where six men, aged 18 to 30, have left for Syria.
27/01/2015 - France

Five arrested in anti-jihadist operation in France

At least five people were arrested during an anti-jihadist operation early Tuesday near Montpellier in southern France.


French weekly magazines review 25 January 2015

Forgive me if you've been fed more than enough of this already, but "le plat du jour" - the dish of the day - in most of the French weeklies is again Islamist extremism, Jihadists and ...
The Constitutional Council in Paris
23/01/2015 - France- Morocco

Top French court backs stripping jihadist of nationality

France’s Constitutional Council has ruled that stripping a binational jihadist of his French nationality is legal.

French press review 23 January 2015

Some French newspapers this morning continue the soul-searching and call for effective action in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings in which a total of 20 people died in Paris a little over two ...
France's Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem
22/01/2015 - France

French values key to fight against radical islamism, Hollande tells teachers

In a bid to combat radical islamism following the recent terrorist attacks, French schools are being asked to do more to help young people understand the fundamental values and principles of the ...
Members of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front in Deir Ezzor last year
22/01/2015 - France - Syria - Iraq

Former French soldiers fighting with Islamic State, minister confirms

About 10 former French soldiers are fighting in jihadist ranks in Iraq and Syria, most of them with the Islamic State (IS) armed group, RFI has discovered.

French press review 22 January 2015

Today's French dailies all report the security measures French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced on Wednesday.

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (C) and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (R) listen as Prime Minister Manuel Valls outlines his plans to tackle jihadist violence
22/01/2015 - Explainer: France

France considers reviving Nazi purge law for terror offences

France's government has said it will consider restoring a law applied to former Nazi collaborators after World War II law to punish those who take part in crimes like this month's Charlie Hebdo ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveils his new security measures on Wednesday
21/01/2015 - France

France to monitor 3,000 suspected jihadists, spend 735 million euros on anti-terror measures

Nearly 3,000 people in France need to be monitored for jihadist links, Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced on Wednesday, as he revealed his government’s response to this month’s Charlie Hebdo attacks.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve
21/01/2015 - France - Germany

France and Germany to boost anti-jihadist online cooperation

France and Germany say they will boost cooperation in the fight against jihadi propaganda and online recruitment.