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US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria
26/09/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq - US

France continues Iraq jihadist air strikes after Algeria hiker’s murder

France has launched new air strikes in Iraq and promised more support for Syrian opposition forces fighting jihadist groups after the murder of French hiker Hervé Gourdel.
Algerian military vehicles near Ait Ouabane, where Hervé Gourdel was captured
25/09/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Niger - Côte d'Ivoire

Algeria tracks French hostage’s killers, Africans condemn jihadist murder

Algeria has mobilised 3,000 troops to find the body of murdered French hostage Hervé Gourdel and wipe out the Islamist armed group that killed him.

French citizen Hervé Gourdel who was murdered by Jund al-Khilafa
25/09/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

France outraged by Algerian jihadists’ murder of French hiker, Iraq airstrikes continue

President François Hollande has called a crisis meeting of the French government on Thursday after the decapitation of French hostage Hervé Gourdel by Algerian jihadist, linked to the ...
20/09/2014

French press review 20 September 2014

The national dailies are all buzzing about Nicolas Sarkozy, France’s ex-president who vowed to quit politics when he lost the 2012 election.
Flowers were placed at the foot of this statue at the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris.
20/09/2014 - France - Mali

France to declassify documents on RFI reporters’ murder in Mali

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says secret documents on last year ‘s murder of the two RFI reporters in Mali will be declassified.
A still from the video purporting to show  the Islamic State's murder of British aid worker David Haines
14/09/2014 - France - Iraq

France condemns ‘abhorrent’ Haines murder ahead of Paris Iraq conference

France on Sunday condemned the “abhorrent murder” of British aid worker David Haines by the Islamic State (IS) fundamentalist armed group.
12/09/2014

African press review 12 September 2014

There are fears of a new Boko Haram attack in northern Nigeria. Ebola fears spread in Nigeria, while kenya keeps its travel ban.
The teenager confessed he "decided" to kill young brother and sister
05/09/2014 - France

French teenager charged with murdering sister, trying to kill brother

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with killing his 11-year-old sister and trying to kill his eight-year-old brother in eastern France.
Anti-fascists pay tribute to Clément Méric.
03/09/2014 - FRANCE

French court frees suspected anti-fascist's murderer ahead of trial

A French appeal court has freed the prime suspect in the 2013 murder of an anti-fascist campaigner.
Portrait of Jean Jaurès by Nadar, 1898
31/07/2014 - France

French politicians dispute Socialist Jaurès’s legacy 100 years after assassination

France pays tribute to Socialist martyr Jean Jaurès on Thursday on the 100th anniversary of his murder by a right-wing nationalist on the eve of World War I.

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