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French President François Hollande welcomes Morocco's King Mohammed VI to the Elysée presidential palace in February 2015
27/03/2015 - France

Morocco deports three French nationals for terrorism

Morocco on Friday deported three French nationals who had been convicted on terrorism charges on Thursday.

French press review 20 March 2015

French press in wave of reactions to the deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia.


French press review 19 March 2015

Given this morning's top story, it is perhaps unsurprising that there is one story dominating the French papers this morning, that of the attacks in Tunisia.

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve
17/03/2015 - France

France blocks websites accused of condoning terrorism

France has blocked five websites accused of condoning terrorism, in the first use of new government powers that came into force in February,


French press review 17 March 2015

Le Monde gives the top of the front page to the catastrophe on Vanuatu, the group of Pacific islands virtually destroyed by a tropical cyclone last weekend.
"Islamic State" flag
12/03/2015 - France - Iraq - Syria

Investigation launched into French-speaking jihadist on IS video

French officials on Thursday launched a formal investigation into a video released by the so-called Islamic State group, which features a French-speaking man and purports to show the execution of an ...
Fabien Guyomard, Bamako, December 2014.
10/03/2015 - France - Mali

Body of French Mali attack victim repatriated

The body of Frenchman Fabien Guyomard, who was killed in Friday night's attack on a restaurant in Mali, was brought back to France on Tuesday morning.

13-year-old Abu Bakr al Faransi; who was killed fighting in Syria in January
10/03/2015 - France - Syria - Iraq

13-year-old French boy killed fighting for IS in Syria

France's youngest-ever jihadist, fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) armed group in Syria, is reported to have died in combat at the age of 13.
Special forces end Kosher supermarket hostage siege, Paris, 9 Jan.
09/03/2015 - France

French policewoman detained over Paris terrorist killings

Four more people, including a policewoman, have been remanded in custody in connection with the Paris terrorist attacks in January, French media said on Monday.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls addresses a meeting on 5 March 2015
08/03/2015 - France

10,000 Europeans could be fighting in jihadi groups by year end, Valls

As many as 10,000 Europeans may be fighting in jihadist groups in Iraq and Syria by the end of the year, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned on Sunday.