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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 ...
03/08/2014 - France

Peace rally in Paris unites Jews and Muslims

Several hundred people gathered in the centre of Paris on Sunday to demonstrate for peace.
A Palestinian family mourns a four-year-old killed on Sunday
16/07/2014 - France - Middle East

Paris police to ban pro-Gaza demonstration

Paris police aim to ban a demonstration against Israel’s Gaza bombing campaign planned for Saturday after clashes outside two synagogues last weekend.
Pro Palestinian march in Paris
15/07/2014 - France

Hollande meets French Jewish community leader after synagogue attacks

President Hollande is to hold talks on Tuesday with a senior representative of the Jewish community in France, after pro-Palestinian demonstrators tried to storm two Paris synagogues on Sunday.

Chorba for all in Paris during Ramadan
09/07/2014 - On-the-spot France

Chorba for all in Paris during Ramadan

France's Muslim population, thought to be around three million, is currently marking the holy month of Ramadan.