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22/08/2015

French press review 22 August 2015

Greece's Alexis Tsipras faces uncertainty as key allies defect to form a new party ahead of key elections; Donald Trump's wild card messes up casting for the White House race; a posh funeral for Rome ...
Maxime Hauchard, 1 out of 9 French nationals fighting jihad in Syria, is seen in this still shot taken from  a propaganda video.
11/08/2015 - France

Tracking jihadists one problem, confirming they're dead another

France's scramble to confirm the reported killing in Syria of a key Islamic State recruiter shows the headache authorities face in pinning down evidence of jihadists' deaths, which may be fabricated ...
Omar Omsen, also known as Omar Diaby, was one of the main recruiters of French nationals to the jihadist fight in Syria
09/08/2015 - France-Syria

Notorious ISIS recruiter, Omar Omsen, dies in Syria

Franco-Senegalese jihadist, Omar Diaby, better known as Omar Omsen, has been killed in Syria, French media reported on Sunday.
Apollonia, the daughter of Claude Verlon, viewing her father's name on a monument dedicated to journalists killed in war, in October 2014
26/07/2015 - Mali - France

Hollande meets with relatives of RFI journalists killed in Mali

Relatives of the two Radio France Internationale journalists killed in Mali in 2013 met with French President Francois Hollande this weekend to discuss difficulties in the investigation of the ...
Paris prosecutor François Molins
17/07/2015 - France

Suspect in French terror plot had orders from IS group: Paris prosecutor

One of the three men suspected of planning an attack against a French military base had been asked by an Islamic State group militant in Syria to "strike" France, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
16/07/2015 - France

Terrorist attack on French military base foiled

French security forces have thwarted a terrorist plot to decapitate a senior officer of a military base in southern France, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said late Wednesday.

Police patrol a tourist beach in Tunísia
10/07/2015 - FRANCE - united kingdom- TUNISIa

France refrains from UK-style call on tourists to quit Tunisia

France has not followed Britain in calling on its nationals to leave Tunisia , the French Foreign Affairs Ministry announced on Friday.

French police take a woman and child out of the building where Salhi lived
01/07/2015 - France

French Syria jihadist admits to involvement in Lyon factory beheading

A French jihadist fighting in Syria has admitted to involvement in the attack on a chemical plant near Lyon during which Yassin Salhi beheaded his boss, according to his mother. 

Yassin Salhi escorted by police officers, near Lyon, France, June 28, 2015.
29/06/2015 - FRANCE

France deports 40 imams for preaching hatred

France has deported 40 imams for “preaching hatred” in the past three years, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

A French forensic team on the site where the severed head of the victim was found, 26 June 2015
28/06/2015 - FRANCE

French terror suspect 'sent image of beheading to Syria'

The suspect in the attack on an industrial chemical plant in southeastern France has confessed and was to be transferred to Paris Sunday for further questioning by anti-terror police.

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