terrorism in france

French Gendarmes patrol past wooden barracks shops after a shooting in Strasbourg, France
Analysis: Strasbourg attack fits previous model of criminal-terror nexus in Europe

The problem appears to be the gap between surveillance of members of the criminal-terrorist extremist nexus, and prosecuting perpetrators for crimes such as acquiring illegal firearms.

A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has ma
ISIS chief, in rare speech, urges followers to continue fighting

In the 55-minute statement, Baghdadi congratulated what he described as the "striking lions" behind recent attacks in Canada and Europe and called on followers to continue carrying out attacks.

By REUTERS
23/08/2018
Personnel are seen at the scene of a knife attack in Paris, France May 12, 2018
Chechen man suspected in deadly French knifing

The Chechen-born French citizen was on two terrorism watch lists.

By RINA BASSIST
13/05/2018
Rescue and police forces at Super U in Trebes, France during a hostage situation there
U.S. Jewish groups condemn ISIS-inspired attack in France

Several leaders and organizations offered condemnatory words and statements of support for the victims of Friday's attack.

French PM vows to combat 'slow-burn' threat of radical Islam

"Islamist radicalization is a threat to our society, and not just when it leads to violence. It's a challenge every time the law of the state is respected only if compatible with religious tenets."

By REUTERS
23/02/2018
French-Muslim singer Mennel Ibtissem performing 'Hallelujah' on the 'The Voice France.'
Facebook controversy from popular French-Muslim singer

The French singer's social media claimed that the French state, not jihadists, were respinsible for terrorism.

By JTA
07/02/2018
Accused synagogue arsonist Hassan Diab enters a Parisian courthouse, January 2018
Jews protest release of Paris synagogue bombing suspect

Diab has denied any connection to the 1980 bombing of the synagogue on Copernic Street, which killed four people.

By JTA
13/01/2018
THE STATUE at the Place de la République in Paris is seen featured with a giant cardboard pencil rea
France remembers Paris terror victims three years after attacks

During a three-day killing spree in January 2015, gunmen killed reporters and illustrators at satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, police officers and shoppers at a Jewish supermarket.

By REUTERS
07/01/2018
Terror in Paris
Two years after France's 9/11, is the Fifth Republic turning into Israel?

Terrorism is not a new phenomenon for France, but the 2015 attacks became a tipping point.

Report: Mother of Toulouse killer received public housing to be near son’s trial

Abdelkadar Merah is accused of helping his younger brother, Mohammed, kill four Jews and three soldiers in 2012.

By JTA
14/10/2017
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