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 French national Fabien Clain:  jihadist  has reportedly been killed in a drone attack in Syria. Photograph: Interpol

The US-led Operation Inherent Resolve announced the death of France’s most wanted man in a tweet on Thursday evening. “A Coalition strike killed an ac(...)

Pieces of evidence are displayed during the trial regarding the terrorist attack at the Jewish museum in Brussels, at the Brussels Justice Palace,  this week. Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Mehdi Nemmouche is on trial in Brussels until early March, accused of murdering an Israeli couple, a French volunteer and a receptionist at the Jewish(...)

 Zoulikha Aziri, mother of Mohamed Merah, angered civil plaintiffs by blowing a kiss to her son in the court. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/Getty Images

The first trial for a jihadist massacre in France opened on Monday in Paris, 5½ years after Mohamed Merah, a 23-year-old Franco-Algerian, murdered thr(...)

Decisions, decisions: A man looks at campaign posters of the 11th candidates running in the 2017 French presidential election, in Saint Andre de La Roche, near Nice, France. Photograph: Reuters/Eric Gaillard

Extreme is probably the word that best describes the French presidential election campaign. Each of four leading candidates is extreme in his or her w(...)

Mohamed Merah (left) who murdered three French Muslim soldiers and four people from a Jewish school, including three children, in 2012 and Olivier Corel, the so-called “white imam” who received some of the most lethal jihadists.

Farouk Ben Abbes returned to his home in Toulouse this week.  Since the November 13th, 2015, attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, the Belgia(...)

French president François Hollande gives a televised statement following the attack in Nice. Photograph: Reuters

The French president, François Hollande, has reacted to the Nice attack by reiterating the war-like stance he took after the Islamic State attacks tha(...)

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and US ambassador to France Jane Hartley, pay tribute to the victims of November 13th terror attacks in Paris, at the Place de la Republique. Photograph: Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images

The French writer and statesman André Malraux allegedly predicted that “the 21st century will be a century of religion or it will not be at all.” Th(...)

Muslims hold the French national flag at the Great Mosque of Strasbourg   during the Friday prayer, to pay tribute to the victims of the November 13th Paris terror attacks. Photograph: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images

One week after jihadists from Islamic State massacred 130 people in Paris, the French Council of the Muslim Faith took the unprecedented step of askin(...)

The French flag illuminated on the side of the Ministry of Culture at the Palais Royal in Paris, to commemorate the victims of the November 13th Paris terrorist attacks. Photograph: Adrien Morlent/AFP/Getty Images

A teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Marseilles was stabbed on Wednesday by three people professing support for Islamic State ((...)

An undated image of Belgian citizen Abdelhamid Abaaoud from Islamic State’s English-language magazine ‘Dabiq’.  (Militant photo via AP)

Abdelhamid Abaaoud (28) was the target of the French police raid on a building in Saint-Denis in the early hours of yesterday morning. He is believed (...)

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