Tag Archives: France

France Blasts Israel’s Plans To Expand Settlements In Occupied West Bank By
PARIS — France condemns new Israeli plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank as a step toward further Israeli-Palestinian escalation, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Romain Nadal said Friday. Israeli media reported...
French Minister Compares Veil Wearers To ‘Negroes Who Accepted Slavery’ By
France’s women’s rights minister has sparked fury by comparing Muslim women who choose to wear the headscarf to “negroes who accepted slavery”. Laurence Rossignol appeared on French TV criticising fashion brands that market hijabs as “irresponsible”. She...
Wikileaks: Hillary Clinton Helped Topple Gadhafi While France & UK Fought Over Libya’s Oil By
WASHINGTON — A message from Hillary Clinton’s private email server reveals that France and the United Kingdom both sought to control Libya’s oil in the days after the U.S.-backed coup in 2011. An email sent on Sept. 16, 2011 to Clinton, then the U.S. Secretary...
France Awards Saudi Prince With Highest Honor For ‘Fighting Terrorism’ By
President Francois Hollande has awarded the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest honor, to visiting Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the president’s office confirmed on Sunday. The office had released no statement on the visit that took place Friday, but it was...
Report: French Troops Engaged In ‘Secret War’ In Libya By
A major new report broken by France’s newspaper Le Monde today revealed that the nation has been engaged in a secret war in Libya, in which French special forces have been carrying out “covert action” strikes against ISIS and other factions with the backing of Britain...
France Mandates Unused Supermarket Food Be Donated To Food Banks By
France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food, forcing them instead to donate it to charities and food banks. Under a law passed unanimously by the French senate, as of Wednesday large shops will no longer...
France Warns Israel They Will Soon Recognize Palestine State By
France warned the Israeli government Friday that if Paris fails to break an impasse in the following weeks in the peace talks between Palestine and Israel, its government will recognize the state of Palestine, the Foreign Ministry announced. “If this attempt to achieve...
Paris School Teacher Lied About ISIS Attack, French Prosecutors Say By
French authorities discovered Monday that an account given by a Paris-area preschool teacher saying he had been attacked by the terror organization known as the Islamic State group was a hoax. Revelation of the teacher’s false account came hours after the minister...
French Interior Ministry Intends Mass Closure Of Mosques By
Last month’s ISIS attacks in Paris led to a state of emergency, and the extension of that state for three months had rights activists warning that the French government was going to dramatically limit personal freedom, and use it to crack down on people unrelated to ISIS....
VIDEO | French Intelligence Has been Arming Jihadists In Syria Since 2011 By
Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on TeleSur (Nov. 18, 2015) to discuss the Paris terrorist attack and its consequences for French foreign policy. Draitser explains that French intelligence has been working with terrorists in Syria, and that important questions...