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Paris court convicts 4 for Charlie Hebdo, kosher store terror attacks

The four men were among 14 people on trial in connection with the terrorist assaults in January 2015, whose actual perpetrators were killed after jointly planning the attacks.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
17/12/2020
A closed tourist souvenir shop is seen before the national lockdown introduced as part of the new CO

City of Paris fined for hiring too many women

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo called the fine “obviously absurd, unfair, irresponsible and dangerous.”

Hooded protesters torch cars, smash shop windows in Paris police protest

Clashes erupted between police and pockets of protesters, most dressed in black and their faces covered.

By REUTERS
05/12/2020
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian leaves after a news conference with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb

Cairo: French minister affirms respect for Islam in dispute over cartoons

"We have a first principle which is the highest respect for Islam," Le Drian told reporters. "I also want to say that Muslims are fully part of society in France."

By REUTERS
08/11/2020

France uncovers radicalization network that led to murder of teacher

The issue goes to the heart of the Republic and France’s attempt to maintain its traditions of freedom and secularism against a rising tide of religious extremist hate linked to Islamist intolerance.

France knife attacker asked pupils to point out his victim

Investigators were trying to establish whether the attacker, who was shot dead by police, had acted alone or had accomplices.

By REUTERS
17/10/2020
French police officers in Paris, France, April 28, 2020.

Paris attacker decapitates teacher for using drawings of Prophet Muhammad

Rumors surrounding the attack suggest that the teacher had presented caricatures of Muhammad, which the attacker took as an incentive for the murder.

By REUTERS
17/10/2020

France announces nightly curfews in major cities; Paris, Marseille

The curfews will take effect from Saturday, and will run daily from 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) until 6:00 am the following morning, Macron said in an interview broadcast on national television.

By REUTERS
14/10/2020

Dinosaur skeleton auctioned off for €3 million

The specimen is unusual because it is so complete: around 70% of the bones are present, and they were found aligned with each other, making it easier to reconnect them during the restoration process.

By REUTERS
13/10/2020

Antisemitic graffiti spray-painted in Paris, suspect arrested

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is suspected of spray-painting the 20 red swastikas on walls and columns in Place de la Concorde and Rue de Rivoli.

11/10/2020
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