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French President Threatens to Strike Syria
15 Feb 2018 04:42

French President Threatens to Strike Syria

Islam Times - France threatened to attack Syria if the use of chemical weapons against civilians is proven in the war-torn country.

 
France
12 Feb 2018 13:14

France FM in Iraq for ‘reconstruction’ talks but oil in mind

Islam Times - France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has visited Iraq to discuss the war-torn country's reconstruction after the US announced that it will not contribute to the campaign.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo by AFP)
27 Jan 2018 09:57

French president urges more sanctions, pressure on Venezuela

Islam Times - French President Emmanuel Macron has called for increasing European Union (EU) sanctions on Venezuela, just over a week after the 28-nation bloc, which has sided with the Latin American state’s opposition in its anti-government struggles, slapped a fresh series of bans against Caracas.

 
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (R) gestures to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as they arrive for a group photograph during a meeting of diplomats on chemical attacks in Syria, in Paris on January 23, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
24 Jan 2018 07:27

French FM criticizes US for putting pressure on EU to change Iran deal

Islam Times - The French foreign minister has criticized the US for exerting pressure on European countries to change the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying Washington knows when an agreement is inked, all parties must honor their end of the bargain.

 
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks at a press conference in Berlin on January 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 07:27

'Germany, France must work to deepen European union'

Islam Times - Berlin must work with Paris to improve and deepen the European union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged as his Social Democrats weigh renewing a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

 
French president Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech as part of the traditional epiphany cake ceremony, on January 12, 2018 at the Elysee palace in Paris. (Photo by AFP)
14 Jan 2018 04:43

France's Macron highlights importance of JCPOA to Netanyahu

Islam Times - French President Emmanuel Macron has stressed the importance of maintaining Iran's nuclear accord during a conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo by AFP)
3 Jan 2018 08:46

Erdogan to visit France, explore improvement of EU ties

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to visit France this week for talks with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to explore an improvement of ties with the European Union and discuss regional issues.

 
A handout picture provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on December 3, 2017 shows him giving a speech in the southern Iranian coastal city of Chabahar. (Photo by AFP)
3 Jan 2018 05:18

Rouhani criticizes Paris' support for France-based terrorist organization

Islam Times - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on France to take immediate actions against a Paris-based terrorist organization that is inciting violent protests in the Islamic Republic.

 
Police officers patrol near department stores in Paris, France, before Christmas on December 22, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
24 Dec 2017 09:30

France boosts security for New Year holidays

Islam Times - France has deployed almost 100,000 security forces across the country for the New Year holiday season as the likelihood of terrorist attacks remains high in the European country.

 
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad
19 Dec 2017 19:58

France Hands Soaked in Syrian Blood: President Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed on Monday France for supporting terrorism and bloodshed in his country, saying Paris was in no position to talk about peace.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron
18 Dec 2017 05:58

Syrian President to Stay in Power: French President

French President said ouster of Syrian president is now off the table as his supporters, Iran and Russia, had "won the war on the ground."

 
France Boosts Military Presence in Africa to Fight Terrorists or Plunder Resources?
15 Dec 2017 17:52

France Boosts Military Presence in Africa to Fight Terrorists or Plunder Resources?

France has announced that it will boost its military presence in former African colonies with war on terror being the latest pretext for the expansion.

 
France’s Macron Covers for Saudi Aggression
21 Nov 2017 10:00

France’s Macron Covers for Saudi Aggression

Islam Times - France’s invitation to beleaguered Lebanese premier Saad Hariri for him and his family to spend “a few days in Paris” has been viewed as French President Emmanuel Macron stepping in with deft soft power to resolve tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.

 
Why Lebanese PM Visited Paris Not Beirut After 2-Week Detention in Saudi Arabia?
20 Nov 2017 11:28

Why Lebanese PM Visited Paris Not Beirut After 2-Week Detention in Saudi Arabia?

Islam Times - The resignation of the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri from the Saudi capital Riyadh since the beginning was suspicious for both Lebanese nation and the international community, with all sides stressing that he should return to Beirut and announce quitting the post from his country ...

 
Hariri Does Paris
20 Nov 2017 00:15

Hariri Does Paris

Islam Times - It’s not that Saad Hariri was itching for a shopping spree at Avenue Montaigne.

 
Iran rejects France’s proposal for JCPOA renegotiation
11 Nov 2017 18:34

Iran rejects France’s proposal for JCPOA renegotiation

Islam times -Iran has rejected French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to amend the landmark 2015 nuclear deal to cover the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile capabilities.

 
Former French culture minister and newly elected head of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, addresses a press conference following her election as UNESCO chief on October 13, 2017 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. (Photo by AFP)
14 Oct 2017 04:24

France's Azoulay picked as new UNESCO chief

Islam Times - UNESCO’s executive board has selected former French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay as the new chief of the United Nations' cultural agency.

 
Boards show the results of the vote after French lawmakers in the lower house of parliament in Paris voted on a new counterterrorism law designed to end the country
4 Oct 2017 05:41

French lawmakers adopt anti-terror bill 'at expense of' civil liberties

Islam Times - The French parliament has overwhelmingly adopted a new controversial counterterrorism bill, which will boost police surveillance powers and make it easier to close religious centers, as the European country is under a nearly two-year-old state of emergency.

 
Two killed in suspected terrorist attack in southern France
1 Oct 2017 17:27

Two killed in suspected terrorist attack in southern France

Islam Times - Two people have been killed in a stabbing attack at a train station in the southern French city of Marseille as investigators look for possible terrorist motives.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech on the European Union in the amphitheater of the Sorbonne University in Paris on September 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
27 Sep 2017 06:33

French president calling EU weak, ineffective

Islam Times - Calling Europe slow, weak and ineffective, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said the EU should embrace a joint budget, shared military force and harmonized taxes to stay globally relevant.