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Iranian Attack
Israeli counter-strike on the horizon? France tells citizens to abandon Iran

Fearing a regional escalation, France sent a warning to its citizens to leave the country immediately. The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the ambassadors of France, Great Britain and Germany after they condemned the attack.

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 15.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, France

France 24: France "even stricter" in looking at weapons exports to Israel since October 7

This assertion by Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu was made following allegations France provided Israel with links for converting rifle ammunition into machine gun ammo, allegations AFP could not confirm.

Avi Woolf | 26.03.24

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin

Headed for World War III? Macron sends threatening message to Putin

After French President Macron said that there would be no escape from sending NATO troops to Ukraine, Putin fired back: "When soldiers return in coffins covered with the French flag, I don't think the French will be happy."

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 20.03.24

France

France 24: Charles de Gaulle's eldest son Phillipe dead at 102

Phillipe served in the Free French forces during WWII and eventually reached the rank of admiral in the liberated French state.

Avi Woolf | 13.03.24

Russia, France

Report: Pro-Russian hacking group hacks French government servers

A pro-Russian hacking group known as Anonymous Sudan hit two French government servers, saying "the damage will be very extensive."

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 11.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, UAE

UAE joins airdropping of aid into Gaza Strip

The UAE Defense Ministry announced it was joining a multinational effort to airdrop aid to directly reach Gazan civilians in need.

Avi Woolf | 29.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Aid packages airdropped into southern Gaza and Khan Yunis in cooperation with the IDF | Watch

The airdrop is part of a joint effort involving Israel, the US, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, and France.

Avi Woolf | 28.02.24

Paris, France

FPA: Eiffel Tower once again shut down due to strike

Unions claim the operating company overestimates future visitors and underestimates repair and maintenance costs.

Avi Woolf | 22.02.24

Lebanon, France

Report: France calls on int'l community to fund Lebanese army

France is moving up a gear: after offering a cease-fire proposal between Israel and Hezbollah last week, it is now making a new proposal.

JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Judea and Samaria, Settlers

France imposes sanctions on 28 settlers for violence against Palestinians

This decision comes after the US and UK sanctioned four individuals accused of engaging in violent attacks against local Palestinians.

Avi Woolf | 13.02.24

UNRWA Funding Boycott

Another Country Joins the Boycott: France TemporarilySuspends Funding to UNRWA 

The French government announced that it will temporarily freeze UNRWA's funding, after it was revealed that some of the organization's employees took part in the October 7 massacre. This is the tenth country to announce the suspension of aid to the organization in Gaza.

JFeed Staff | 28.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism, France

Explosion in Antisemitic Attacks in France Since October 7

CRIF, the umbrella organization representing French Jewry, reports that France has witnessed a massive surge of antisemitic attacks since October 7 and the war, based on official government figures.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

Israel - Gaza War, Meds Deal 

Hamas Reveals: This is the Price for Medications for Captives

Senior Hamas figure Mousa Abu Marzook reveals that for every package of medications transferred to captives, a thousand packages will be provided for the residents of the Gaza Strip. Additionally, the trucks carrying the meds will not undergo security checks, and the aid will be increased.

JFeed Staff | 17.01.24

Three Musketeers, France

Castle of Real-Life Inspiration for D'artagnan Subject of Fierce Local Dispute

The castle of Charles de Batz de Castelmore, the real life inspiration for D'Artagnan of The Three Musketeers fame, is now caught between those who want it to be a museum and a CEO who wants it to be his second house.

Avi Woolf | 15.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages, France

France Holds Major Rally to Mark 100 Days of War

President Emanuel Macron welcomed the rally, which marked a hundred days of war and called for the release of the hostages, by saying "France does not abandon its children. You can trust me."

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 14.01.24

Prime Minister Of France

The Youngest in the World: Here is the New Prime Minister of France

French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Education Minister Gabriel Attal as the new Prime Minister, replacing Élisabeth Borne, who resigned after two years. At 34, Attal becomes the youngest Prime Minister ever in France.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 09.01.24

Resignation

Prime Minister of France Announced her Resignation

French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne announced her resignation after two years in office. The French president accepted the letter of resignation and thanked her: "She was exemplary every day."

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 08.01.24

Paris, Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower Closed Today Due to Worker Strike Over Working Conditions and Pay

On the 100th anniversary of the death of Gustav Eiffel, creator of the Eiffel Tower, the storied attraction is closed until further notice due to a strike of its workers.

Avi Woolf | 27.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, French Muslims

Poll: French Muslims Split on Whether October 7 Massacre "Resistance" or "War Crimes"

The poll's results comes against the background of an explosion in antisemitic acts throughout France since the massacre.

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| Avi Woolf | 19.12.23

Israel At War, The Houthis 

The French Army Intercepted Two Drones Off the Coast of Yemen

The French army announced that a French destroyer intercepted two UAVs that were launched at it off the coast of Yemen. The incident comes after yesterday, the Houthis threatened to prevent the passage of ships toward Israel.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 10.12.23