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French press review 27 September 2014

The national dailies covered Friday’s national tribute to french mountaineer Hervé Gourdel who was beheaded on Wednesday by Algerian militants with ties to the Islamic State armed ...
People gather outside Paris's main Mosque to pay tribute to Hervé Gourdel on 26 Septembre, 2014.
27/09/2014 - France

French Muslims rally against the Islamic State armed group

Hundreds of people gathered at Paris’s main Mosque on Friday to denounce the recent beheading of Frenchman mountaineering guide Hervé Gourdel in Algeria’s Kabylie region by a ...

French press review 26 September 2014

France’s war against the Islamic State armed group is everyone’s front-page story this morning as the press mourns the beheading of French mountain guide Hervé Gourdel by the ...
Paris Central Mosque
25/09/2014 - France

French Muslims to rally against terrorism after hostage murder

The Rector of Paris Central Mosque has called on “the Muslims of France and their friends” to attend a rally on Friday in condemnation of terrorism.

French Muslim leaders  , Grande Mosquée, Paris, 9 September 2014.
09/09/2014 - France - Middle East

French Muslim leaders call for solidarity with endangered Christians in Middle East

Muslim leaders in France signed a joint document on Tuesday expressing their support for endangered Christians in the Middle East.

Sarcelles outside Paris, where Jewish businesses were attacked, 20 July 2014.
06/09/2014 - France - Israel

France tops list for Jewish emigration to Israel

More Jews have left France for Israel so far this year than from any other country, a leading Jewish group said on Friday.

Nuclear plant at Nogent-sur-Seine
02/09/2014 - France

Nuclear ban on muslim engineer upheld by French court

A French court Monday upheld a ban on a Muslim engineer from accessing nuclear sites, citing his links with jihadist networks, though his lawyer insists the ban is due to Islamophobia.

French MEP and former minister Nadine Morano.
19/08/2014 - France

Beach woman in muslim veil stirs debate in France

Politicians have joined a growing debate after a right-wing MEP posted a photo of a veiled woman on a French beach on social networks, accompanied by a commentary about sex equality.

Nogent sur Seine nuclear power station
18/08/2014 - France

Muslim engineer challenges ban on access to French nuclear plants

A muslim engineer, who has been denied access to French nuclear power stations, is to learn at the end of this month whether the decision to bar him will be overturned, his lawyer announced ...
Catherine Samba-Panza with former prime minister André Nzapayéké.
10/08/2014 - Central African Republic

New PM named in Central African Republic

Central African Republic’s President Catherine Samba Panza appointed Mahamat Kamoun as her prime minister on Sunday as part of an effort to create a more unified government after more than a ...