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Journalist James Foley in Tripoli on May 18, 2011. He was kidnapped on November 22, 2012.
21/08/2014 - France

French journalist might know identity of James Foley killer

French journalist Didier François said on Wednesday that he might know who killed the journalist James Foley.

20/08/2014 - France

Two French girls arrested for alleged jihad activities

Two French girls aged 15 and 17 were taken into custody on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in jihad activities.

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.

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 ...

French special Police forces arrest suspected jihadists, Strasbourg, 13 May 2014.
04/07/2014 - France - Syria

French father brings teenage son home from Syria jihad

The father of a French teenager who went to fight jihad in Syria told RFI on Thursday of his desperate bid to get his beloved boy home and safe.

Iraqis in Basra volunteer to fight Isil
20/06/2014 - France - Iraq

France wants Iraq national unity government with or without Maliki

France on Friday called for a unity government in Iraq, even if it means dumping current Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

Tributes to victims outside Jewish Museum in Brussels, 25 May.
19/06/2014 - France

French Muslim leaders start drive to combat violent extremism

An group of muslim religious leaders in south eastern France met in Avignon on Wednesday to discuss ways of stopping young people from turning towards violent extremism.