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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
22/08/2014 - France - Iraq

Iraqi Christians find refuge in France

Some 40 Iraqi Christians were flown into Paris on Thursday after having fled Islamic extremists rampaging through large swaths of northern Iraq.

Members of the minority Yazidi religious sect in Iraq.
15/08/2014 - France - Europe - Iraq

EU ministers hold meeting on arming Iraqi Kurds

Foreign ministers of the European Union are to meet in Brussels on Friday as some members of the 28-nation bloc have asserted pressure to provide arms supplies to the country’s embattled ...

Members of the minority Yazidi sect who have fled the violence in the province of Dohuk on August 10, 2014.
11/08/2014 - Frane - Iraq - Europe

US arms Iraqi Kurds as France makes appeal to EU to mobilise

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called on the European Union to respond to calls for arms from Iraq’s beleagured Kurds as they start to make gains against Islamic State fighters ...

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in Baghdad on August 10, 2014.
10/08/2014 - France - Iraq

France will not join military action in Iraq

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Sunday that France will not join the United States in carrying out military action in Iraq but reiterated its commitment to the ongoing humanitarian ...

10/08/2014

French weekly magazines review 10 August 2014

This week's l'Express wonders if the French Jewish community is right to be scared.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
10/08/2014 - France - Iraq

French foreign minister urges unity government in Iraq

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Sunday that the formation of a broad unity government is critical to tackling jihadist expansion in northern Iraq.

Crash site of flight AH5017 in Mali.
07/08/2014 - France - Algeria

First results expected in doomed Air Algerie flight

The investigation in the Air Algerie crash in Mali that killed all 116 people on board is proving complicated as the second black box was reportedly not working at the time of flight on July ...

A Palestinian man carries the body of a girl killed during Israeli raid in northern Gaza. August 4, 2014.
04/08/2014 - France - Israel - Gaza

France says Israel security does not justify 'slaughter'

France stepped up its response to the high civilian death toll in Gaza on Monday with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius saying that Israel’s right to security does not justify its actions in ...

Debris from the crashed Air Algérie plane at the site of the accident in Mali
29/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Air Algérie crash investigation to take time, French minister

The black boxes from the Air Algérie plane that crashed in the Malian desert on Thursday arrived in Paris on Monday. But ministers warned that the investigation would take a while.

Smoke from what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Sunday
27/07/2014 - France - Middle East

France condemns ‘vicious cycle’ of Israel-Gaza violence

France on Sunday condemned the “vicious cycle” of attacks on Gaza and on Israel and called for a “real ceasefire” and negotiations, in a statement issued by Foreign Affairs ...

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