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Goals of Hollande’s Iraq Visit
8 Jan 2017 04:06

Goals of Hollande’s Iraq Visit

Islam Times - French President François Hollande paid a diplomatic visit to Iraq on January 2. It was the second time Hollande visited Iraq during his presidency.

 
File photo shows a car on fire in France.
3 Jan 2017 09:26

Govt. accused of hiding figures after 1,000 cars torched

Islam Times - Vandals in France have torched nearly 1,000 cars on New Year’s Eve amid accusations that the government is hiding the actual figures of crime.

 
Bahraini Journalist, Nazeeha Saeed
28 Dec 2016 08:27

Bahrain Puts French TV Reporter on Trial

Islam Times - Bahrain officials say the reporter of the Franc 24 news channel will be put on trial early next year, Bahrain Mirror news site reported

 
French police officers patrol at the Christmas market next to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims, in Reims, December 20, 2016.
24 Dec 2016 08:06

France to deploy nearly 100,000 forces during end-of-year festivities

Islam Times - France is set to deploy nearly 100,000 soldiers and police officers across the country to beef up security in the face of possible terror threats during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.

 
Syrian Kurd Salih Muslim, a collaborator of President Erdoğan, has led part of his community into defeat. Today, he is trying to make amends, and has been placed under an arrest warrant by Ankara.
3 Dec 2016 04:31

France and Turkey against the Kurds

Islam Times - The Western medias treat the events in the Near East state by state. Their readers, who know almost nothing about the history of the region, are not surprised by that, but remain unable to understand this «complicated Orient» which is in a perpetual state of war.

 
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and Member of the European Parliament
23 Nov 2016 07:34

Madame President Le Pen - Europe’s Next Political Earthquake

Islam Times - After the shock of Brexit and then election of Donald Trump to the White House, anything now seems possible in the political world. Six months hence, Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s Front National (FN), will be within reach of the presidency.

 
Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president and candidate for the French conservative presidential primary, reacts after the results in the first round of the French center-right presidential primary election vote at his campaign headquarters in Paris, France, November 20, 2016.
21 Nov 2016 04:56

Sarkozy concedes defeat in French presidential primary

Islam Times - France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy has bid farewell to politics after conceding defeat in the first round of the country’s right-wing presidential primary.

 
French Forces in Rwanda
5 Nov 2016 05:55

French Officials Linked to Genocide of 1Million in Rwanda

Islam Times - Rwandan government has blamed two dozens of former and serving French army officials to the genocide of almost 1 million Tutsis in 1994.

 
Training French soldiers to supervise Daesh
30 Oct 2016 09:45

Training French soldiers to supervise Daesh

Islam Times - On 22 September 2016, while cleaning around an abandoned troglodyte refuge not far from the church of Saint-Florent on the outskirts of Saumur (France), a group of workers saw three men drive away hurriedly in a white van. Entering the cave, they discovered video equipment and a generator,...

 
French Police Demonstrations
30 Oct 2016 04:39

French Police Protest Bad Working Condition

Islam Times - French police forces held another demonstration protesting their deteriorating working conditions amid ignorance by politicians, on Friday.

 
French President Meets Saudi King
29 Oct 2016 04:56

Saudi Wealth Silences France over Regime’s Crimes in Yemen, Syria: French Journalist

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia uses its wealth to seduce French government into silence over its crimes in Yemen and support for terrorists in Syria, a French journalist told Sputnik news site.

 
French President Francois Hollande
18 Oct 2016 04:13

France Demands Syria Talks with Russia

Islam Times - The French President says he is ready to hold talks with his Russian counterpart, whenever he wants.

 
A French police officer stands guard near a burned police vehicle (back) and a van in a Paris suburb on October 8, 2016 after police were attacked by individuals who launched Molotov cocktails.
9 Oct 2016 06:51

French presidents describes Paris suburb attack on police as 'intolerable'

Islam Times - French President Francois Hollande has condemned an attack using Molotov cocktails on police forces which injured four officers, two of them seriously.

 
Marine Le Pen
8 Oct 2016 12:36

EU, US Responsible for Syrian War; Irresponsible towards Refugees: French Politician

Islam Times - nch Presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen blames the EU and the US for waging war in Syria, adding that Russia is fighting against the ISIS terrorist group in Syria.

 
J’Accuse – French Condemnations of Russia in Syria Beyond Cynical
8 Oct 2016 12:30

J’Accuse – French Condemnations of Russia in Syria Beyond Cynical

Islam Times - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault worked up his frequent-flyer air miles account this week with consecutive flights to Moscow then to Washington in a bid to push through a UN Security Resolution for a new ceasefire in Syria.

 
French President Francois Hollande holds a press conference after visiting a Shelter and Orientation center for migrants on September 24, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 06:05

Hollande vows to tear down notorious Calais refugee camp

Islam Times - French President Francois Hollande has vowed to tear down the Calais refugee camp and block any plan for similar establishments in the country.

 
Muslims put flowers and hold a minute of silence on July 29, 2016 in front of the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, western France, where a priest was killed on July 26 during a hostage-taking claimed by Daesh Takfiri group.
19 Sep 2016 05:04

One in four French Muslims opposes secular laws

Islam Times - One in four French Muslims is against the country’s secular laws and values, a new study suggests, as the government pushes for more restrictions on Muslims practicing their religion in the society.

 
West Wrong in Its Approach toward Syria: Ex French MP
13 Sep 2016 11:48

West Wrong in Its Approach toward Syria: Ex French MP

Islam Times - Last week Gerard Bapt, Former Member of Parliament and vice chairman of Iran-France Friendship Group, visited Tehran for the first time.

 
Paris Shifting Stances as Hollande Slams US Response to 9/11
13 Sep 2016 11:47

Paris Shifting Stances as Hollande Slams US Response to 9/11

Islam Times - The response by the United States to the September 2001 terrorist attacks, particularly the invasion of Iraq, fostered rather than curbed global terrorism, French President Francois Hollande has said.

 
Why did ’guide on responding to Islamophobia’ go viral?
11 Sep 2016 09:01

Why did ’guide on responding to Islamophobia’ go viral?

Islam Times - We always rely on some sort of a 'bridge', a more familiar, non-Muslim person like me and I wish we didn't have to, Marie-Shirine Yener, author of the guide on what to do in case of witnessing Islamophobia says.