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Minister of electricity and energy: Dairut factory will be the first of its kind in Egypt to operate on a BOO scheme
Dozens of French warplanes carried out massive air strikes on rebel training and logistics centres in the area around their last stronghold of Kidal over the weekend in the mountainous northeast of the landlocked county.
Both sides recognised the need to strengthen economic ties given the long history of cooperation between Cairo and Paris.
French intervention in Mali is motivated by economic rather than democratic concerns In 2003, the Bush administration justified the invasion of Iraq on the grounds that Saddam Hussein had ties with Al-Qaeda and possessed weapons of mass destruction. Bush named the invasion ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’, claiming that he wanted democracy for Iraq. The French administration …
Morsy and Fahmy reject military action in Mali, arguing it may intensify conflict
Hostage-takers want to negotiate an end to French intervention in Mali and exchange American hostages for prisoners held in the US
Following threats from Islamists who disagree with intervention in Mali, France has ordered all missions in the Arab world to beef up security
French air power helped the Malian army to retake the central town of Konna from the Islamists on Friday and President Francois Hollande said Saturday that the rebels had suffered heavy losses, estimated at 100 of their fighters.
Hollande had said the murder of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Soylemez was “terrible,” adding that he knew one of the Kurdish women and that she “regularly met us.”
Suit targets the publication, its director and two cartoonists
E1 is a highly contentious area of the West Bank that runs between the easternmost edge of annexed East Jerusalem and the Maaleh Adumim settlement
Polls show the overwhelming majority of French voters and UMP supporters would like to see the party run the election again
The party has faced ridicule over the leadership debacle
Nijrab Base, Afghanistan(AFP) – France ended its combat mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday, withdrawing troops from a strategic province northeast of Kabul as part of a quickened departure from the war-torn country. Paris says all French combat soldiers will leave the country next month, two years before allied nations contributing to the 100,000-strong International Security …
Despite the French offer to host an envoy, Paris remained cautious on the issue of supplying weapons to Syrian rebels
Ministers welcome the formation of Syrian opposition coalition
Balestrazzi, 58, became a police commissioner in France in 1975 and was already vice-president for Europe on Interpol’s executive committee
The Beirut stop was a last-minute decision taken by Hollande to express France’s solidarity with Lebanon
Iran denies Israeli and Western suspicions that its nuclear programme is a front for a drive for a weapons capability
Mutassim Kadhafi was killed with his father on October 20 last year. Investigators never questioned the son.
No violence was reported
Nations complying with Iranian sanctions are granted waivers to aid them in diminishing imports from Iran
Daughter of slain parents awakes from coma as police investigate killings
Four people murdered in the French Alps on Wednesday victims of a well-orchestrated assassination
French judge will lead investigation into claims of radiation poisoning
Dozens of people clashed with police officers clad in riot gear on Monday
Paris (AFP) — France is headed back into recession for the second time in three years, its central bank warned Wednesday in a setback for the recovery prospects of the stricken eurozone. In a downbeat survey of the outlook for Europe’s second biggest economy, the Bank of France predicted a 0.1 percent contraction in gross …
Berlin (AFP) — The leaders of Germany and France threw their political support Friday behind ECB chief Mario Draghi’s vow to do “everything” to protect the eurozone, after another brutal week of market turmoil. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint statement released in Berlin and Paris after a …
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika met Laurent Fabius on Monday on the French foreign minister’s first official trip to an Arab country
By Rabbi François Garai GENEVA, Switzerland: The assassination of French Muslim and Christian military personnel and French Jewish civilians two weeks ago in Toulouse and Montauban has rocked France. Yet beyond the fears that this act has stirred among both French Jews and their Muslim compatriots, the desire for co-existence prevails. Many of us European …