The chief rabbi of France has received a letter from an obscure organization warning of “brutal actions” against French Jewish journalists.
French Socialist Francois Hollande edged President Nicolas Sarkozy in the initial round of presidential elections, with Marine LePen finishing with the highest total ever for her extreme-right-wing party.
Following a sweep of arrests of suspected Islamic militants, French President Nicolas Sarkozy compared the fatal attack outside a Jewish school in Toulouse to the trauma of 9/11.
With the first round of France's presidential election less than four weeks away, the attacks that left four Jews and three French soldiers dead are reshaping the race -- but for now it’s not clear exactly how.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy called on television networks not to broadcast video footage shot by Mohammed Merah during his attacks on soldiers and on a Jewish school in Toulouse.
The shootings of French soldiers and Jewish schoolchildren by a home-grown Islamist gunman killed by police have upended France's election campaign and resurrected conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy's prospects.
French police stepped up the search on Tuesday for a gunman who apparently filmed the scene as he shot dead three children and a rabbi at point-blank range in a Jewish school, warning that he had already killed twice last week and could strike again soon.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that the shooting at a Jewish high school in the southern French city of Toulouse is a "despicable murder," and that he is certain that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his government "will do everything in their power to find the murderer, and I promise that Israel will help France in this task."
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that the same gunman who shot dead a teacher and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday was also responsible for the killing of three soldiers last week, apparently motivated by racism.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that the solution to the Iran crisis is "never military."
Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and his parents met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the presidential palace in Paris. “We are very happy to be here at the Elysee Palace,” said Noam Shalit, speaking to journalists Wednesday morning. “We are very touched.”
French President Nicolas Sarkozy was quoted as saying he called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "liar" after being sidelined on the Shalit deal.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has written to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to reaffirm friendship despite what he refers to as their "differing views on the Middle East," Israeli officials said on Monday.
France will always stand with Israel against Iran's nuclear threat, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told Jewish leaders.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposed on Wednesday that the United Nations give the Palestinians status as a U.N. observer state while setting out a roadmap for peace within one year.
French newspapers have been investigating the whereabouts of French first lady Cecilia Sarkozy because she has vanished from TV screens and media events. The spouse of President Nicolas Sarkozy has apparently disappeared from public life -- or at least from her husband's public life -- days before the launch of a special commission to investigate the "Libyan deal" signed between France and Libya for the liberation of Bulgarian nurses, in which Cecilia Sarkozy supposedly played a major role.
Sarkozy's sympathy and understanding is most probably a product of his upbringing. It is well known that Sarkozy's mother was born to the Mallah family, one of the oldest Jewish families of Salonika, Greece. Yet it remains to be seen whether his personal history will affect his foreign policy and France's role in the Middle East conflict.
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