France

Michel Houellebecq provokes France with story of Muslim president

theguardian.com 17 December 2014
By Kim Willsher

Award-winning French novelist Michel Houellebecq has sparked an outcry after it emerged that his new novel tells of France being run by a Muslim president. In 2022, with the

 

Islamist calls for Algerian author Daoud to be executed for French TV remarks

RFI 17 December 2014

A hardline Islamist preacher has called for Algeria’s Goncourt-shortlisted author Kamel Daoud to be executed for apostasy, following an appearance on French TV in which the

 

France says 13 jihadi networks dismantled, 5 terror attacks thwarted, departures to Syria grow

Minneapolis Star Tribune 17 December 2014
By LORI HINNANT

PARIS — France has thwarted five terror attacks and dismantled 13 networks linked to extremists in Syria but the number of young people leaving to join the fight has doubled in

 

Immigration in France: Hollande slams alarmists

The Local 17 December 2014

In his first major speech on the subject of immigration, French President François Hollande blasted the scaremongers "who dream of a smaller, more spiteful France". He also

 

Europe Falling Under the Heel of Islam

english.pravda.ru 15 December 2014


In the middle of November, German Police made arrests of supporters of terrorist organizations Islamic State, Ahrar al-Sham and Junud al-Sham. According to the German newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine", 9 people were arrested, about 240 police officers were engaged in the operation in the North

 

Police raids dismantle French jihadist network

France 24 15 December 2014

French police launched nationwide raids early on Monday to dismantle a network that was sending jihadists to Syria, a police source said. The raids were focused mainly near

 

Mali: 4 prisoners exchanged for French hostage

News Advance 15 December 2014

The Malian government says it exchanged four prisoners to secure the release of a French hostage held for three years by al-Qaida's North African branch. The liberation of

 

French Police Make 5 New Arrests in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting

the Algemeiner 12 December 2014

The French police made five new arrests related to the shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels this past May. Four people, including an Israeli couple, were killed

 

France’s National Front sacks Muslim convert councillor

FRANCE 24 10 December 2014

A local councillor for France’s far-right National Front (FN), who made headlines earlier this year after converting to Islam, has been sacked, the party said Tuesday.

 

Charity raised zakat in France for jihad in Syria

Money Jihad 9 December 2014

Two leaders of an Islamic charity in Paris have been indicted for raising money for terrorists in Syria and Iraq including al-Nusra Front. (Hat tip to El Grillo and Sal.) The

 

Unholy row as nativity scene ban divides France

The Guardian 9 December 2014
By Anne Penketh

It has been called the nativity war. A French court’s ban on a nativity scene in a town hall in order to preserve France’s secular traditions has triggered a fierce

 

Mother sues France over jihadist son’s trip to Syria

FRANCE 24 9 December 2014
By Sam BALL , Steven JAMBOT

In the first case of its kind, a mother is suing the French state after her teenage son travelled to Syria to join jihadists fighting there, claiming the authorities should

 

France: 8-Year-Old Jewish Girl Harassed, Taunted by Muslim Classmates; Interior Minister Says Fight Against Antisemitism Should

Algemeiner 9 December 2014

A young Jewish girl in France was harassed and verbally abused by two Muslim schoolmates late last week, France’s RTL radio reported on Saturday. The incident took place at

 

French cardinal: Christians must condemn Islamist violence

cruxnow 9 December 2014
By Inés San Martín

Facing the menace of Islamic radicalism in various parts of the world, many Christian leaders follow one of two basic strategies. Either they stress that most Muslims are

 

Charity raised zakat in France for jihad in Syria

Money Jihad 9 December 2014

Two leaders of an Islamic charity in Paris have been indicted for raising money for terrorists in Syria and Iraq including al-Nusra Front. (Hat tip to El Grillo and Sal.) The

 

When Liberal Preferences Meet Islamic Principles

Canada Free Press 9 December 2014
By Selwyn Duke

There was a recent scandal that, as much as anything else, illustrates the intellectual emptiness and moral ennui of the modern liberal man. It occurred in Britain but reflects

 

Video speech Geert Wilders - Congress of the Front National (Lyon, 29-11-2014)

Geert Wilders Weblog 3 December 2014

On November 29, 2014, leaders of anti-immigration parties from all over Europe gathered at the Congress of the Front National in Lyon. Geert Wilders, the leader of the Party

 

Will Germany Abolish Itself and France Commit Suicide?

Gatestone Institute 3 December 2014
By Peter Martino

Sarrazin wrote that Islamic immigrants threaten Germany's freedom and prosperity because they are unwilling to integrate and rely overwhelmingly on welfare benefits. The

 

The smell of petrodollars in the Tunisian elections

Middle East Monitor 2 december 2014
By Dr Mohammed Al-Misfer

Israeli media have reported a meeting in Paris between Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caïd Essebsi and officials from Gulf States. The meeting is alleged to have focused on

 

How to stop the Islamic State in Europe

Global Post 1 December 2014
By Paul Ames

Blowback is the buzzword spreading a chill through the security forces of Europe right now. It refers to fear of a new wave of terrorism emerging out of the carnage in the

 
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