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Residents of Aleppo at the scene of what they say was a Syrian govenrment bombardment
21/09/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

Teenage girls headed for Syria stopped at Marseille, ‘jihadi network’ members charged

French border police on Saturday stopped two teenage girls suspected of heading for Syria to join jihadi groups fighting there.
A fighter of the Islamic State jihadi group in Syria
17/09/2014 - France - Syria

Six arrested in French Syria jihadi network raids as MPs approve anti-terror travel ban

Six people suspected of recruiting young women to join Islamist fighters in Syria have been detained in France. The arrests took place in the central city of Lyon on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Defence Minister
16/09/2014 - France - Libya

UN must deal with 'terrorist threat' in Libya, French defence minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that the "terrorist threat" in Libya must be addressed at the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, alongside the dangers of ...

French press review 16 September 2014

It's hard to get a grip on this morning's French dailies...

French press review 15 September 2014

This is going to be the "week of truth" for several French political figures.

The Brussels Jewish Museum
14/09/2014 - Belgium - France

Brussels Jewish museum reopens four months after anti-Semitic attack

The Brussels Jewish Museum reopened on Sunday with a ceremony at which Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo vowed to continue fighting “terrorism”.
US Secretary of State John Kerry boards his plane in Cairo to head for Paris
14/09/2014 - France - Iraq - Syria

930 French residents have joined jihadi groups in Iraq and Syria, minister

Some 930 people have gone from France to Syria or Iraq to fight with jihadi groups there, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper published on Sunday, adding ...

French press review 13 September 2014

Ebola is a wound that will not heal in west Africa. Hollande visits Iraq. A new war in the Middle East promises to be tough-going. And there’s good news and bad news for French sport.


French press review 12 September 2014

America’s coalition of the willing against the hard-line insurgents close to achieving their goal of carving out an Islamic fundamentalist regime in Iraq and Syria attracts the most comments in ...
Iraqi President Fuad Masum before meeting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday
12/09/2014 - France - Iraq

Hollande visits Iraq ahead of Paris conference on fighting Islamic State

French President François Hollande declared his support for the new Iraqi government in Baghdad on Friday