Category: France

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Syria strikes: What sites had been centered by the US, UK and France?

The US, UK and France launched early morning strikes on Saturday against targets in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in the former rebel stronghold of Douma last weekend.  US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the strikes had three targets in Syria as part of an effort to “destroy the Syrian regime’s…

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Iran and Qatar excessive on agenda when MBS arrives in France

When French President Emmanuel Macron flew into Riyadh for hastily arranged talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in November it was all smiles in public, but in private, a tough dialogue over Iran signaled a change between the allies. Whether that was a momentary tiff or a longer-lasting complication may become clear when…

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Gunman takes hostages at supermarket in southern France: experiences

A gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has taken hostages at a supermarket in the southern French town of Aude, French media reports.  According to local authorities, a large police operation is under way at the Super U Trebes supermarket.  🔴[OPERATION POLICE]🔴⚠️ Opération en cours secteur Super U…