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Arab Social Media Fumes Over French Burkini Ban

JAFFA, Israel – Social media users across the Arab world are still expressing outrage over the conduct of French police officers who recently attempted to enforce a new law forbidding burkinis by forcing a Muslim woman to remove her garments on a beach in Nice in the French Riviera.

Five Charged Over France Truck Attack

(AFP) – Five suspects have been formally charged over the truck attack in the French Riveria city of Nice that killed 84 people, the Paris prosecutor said. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who mowed down crowds of people enjoying a Bastille Day

Police Tell Of Showdown With Nice Truck Killer

(AFP) – The police officers who confronted Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel in Nice pumped around 20 bullets into his truck in the shootout that ended his bloody Bastille Day rampage, it emerged Sunday. In an affidavit seen by AFP, an officer who

France Struck Islamic State Bases Overnight

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s defence minister said on Monday that French air forces conducted further strikes overnight on Islamic State targets. Speaking after national defence council meeting in the wake of last week’s truck attack on the city of Nice,