French jihadists in Iraq France multiplies the steps to avoid the death penalty

French jihadists in Iraq: France “multiplies the steps” to avoid the death penalty

France “multiplies the steps” so that four French sentenced to death in Iraq for belonging to the group Islamic State (ISIS) escape the death penalty, said Tuesday, May 28, the head of French diplomacy. “We are multiplying the steps to avoid the death penalty to these four French,” said Jean-Yves Le Drian on France Inter […]

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Former ETA leader Josu Ternera arrested in France

Former ETA leader Josu Ternera arrested in France

He was the most wanted ETA activist by Spanish and French police since 2002. He was under international arrest warrant and narrowly escaped arrest attempts. This morning, Josou Ternera, the former leader of the Basque separatist organization, was arrested in Sallanches, Haute Savoie, France, after more than 16 years on the run. Today aged 68, […]

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Iran: Europeans regret American decisions

Iran: Europeans regret American decisions

France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union on Saturday regretted the US decision not to extend the exemptions allowing oil transactions with Iran. In a joint statement, the High Representative of the Union and the French, German and British Foreign Ministers took note of it “with regret and concern”. They also regret that […]

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Libya: new demonstration against Haftar and France with yellow vests

Libya: new demonstration against Haftar and France with yellow vests

Libya: Thousands of Libyans, some wearing a yellow vest, have again demonstrated Friday in the main square of Tripoli to denounce the military offensive Marshal Khalifa Haftar and France they accuse of supporting. Similar rallies, resuming the garment that has become the symbol of a protest launched in France since mid-November against the French government […]

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France and New Zealand mobilized against terrorism online

France and New Zealand mobilized against terrorism online

The French President and the New Zealand Prime Minister unite to act against the dissemination of terrorist content on the Internet. On May 15, they will host at the Elysee a meeting between heads of state and the giants of global technology. “Preventing violent extremism and terrorism online” In the background of this meeting: the […]

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Libya Does France support Marshal Haftar

Libya: Does France support Marshal Haftar?

The legitimate government of Libya accuses France of supporting the military leader, which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies. The tone goes up between France and Libya. The Elysee attacked Thursday night the Minister of the Interior of the Libyan national unity government, which had accused France of supporting the “criminal Haftar”, the name of […]

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Syria: Bashar al-Assad's uncle Rifaat al-Assad will be tried in France

Syria: Bashar al-Assad’s uncle Rifaat al-Assad will be tried in France

Former Syrian Vice President Rifaat al-Assad, 81, is suspected of fraudulently building a real estate empire in France. His indictment in June 2016 already subjected the former Syrian vice president to a judicial review that limits his international travel. But Rifaat al-Assad, uncle of the current dictator, will have a trial in France. The 81 […]

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France condemns missile launch of space launcher by Iran

France condemns space missile launch launched by Iran

France strongly condemns the space missile launch launched by Iran and urges Tehran not to carry out activities related to ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons, announced Wednesday the Quai d’Orsay. The Iranian government said Tuesday it had tried to place a satellite in orbit, despite warnings from Washington, while acknowledging that the attempt […]

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France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

Representative in France of Syrian Kurdistan, Khaled Issa believes that the operation announced by Erdogan will cause the resurgence of Daesh. The best allies of the West against the Islamic State (IS) organization have been dropped. Following Donald Trump’s announcement on December 19 of the withdrawal of the 2,000 US special forces in northeastern Syria, […]

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