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France Mulls Ban On Foreign Financing For Mosques

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that he is considering a ban on the foreign financing of mosques, and said that France needs a “new model” for its relationship with Islam.

In this handout from the Israeli GPO, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on May 23, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. The French Prime Minister is visiting Israel in a bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. He is scheduled to travel to Ramallah on Tuesday …

Israel Denies Claim it Tampered with French PM’s Phone

When French Prime Minister Manuel Valls arrived in Israel in May he came to promote bilateral ties, which were at the time tense in light of Israel’s objection to Paris’s initiative to hold a conference on the Middle East peace process.

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Palestinian PM Dismisses Netanyahu’s Direct Talks Proposal

RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) – Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday dismissed an Israeli proposal for direct negotiations instead of a French multilateral peace initiative, calling it an attempt to “buy time”.

France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he arrives for the opening of the UN conference on climate change, on November 30, 2015 at Le Bourget, on the outskirts of the French capital Paris.

Netanyahu Rejects French Peace Initiative, Offers to Meet Abbas

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a multilateral French peace initiative as he met his French counterpart on Monday, offering instead to hold direct talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Paris.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls speaks during a press conference at the Auckland museum on May 2, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.

French PM Visits Israel to Push for Peace Plan

TEL AVIV (AFP) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was Sunday in Israel to advance his country’s plan to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts in the face of opposition from his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls speaks during a press conference at the Auckland museum on May 2, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.

French PM To Visit Israel In Bid To Relaunch Peace Process

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories this month in a bid to relaunch the peace process following the worst flare-up of violence in the Gaza Strip for two years, his office said Tuesday.

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France to Maintain ‘State of Emergency’ Until Islamic State Is Destroyed

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that France would seek to keep its current state of emergency until a “total and global war” against the Islamic State was over. The emergency measures—including greater police presence, added transportation security, heightened electronic

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French PM Warns Of More Attacks As Police Raid Suspected Islamist Homes

French police raided homes of suspected Islamist militants across the country overnight in the aftermath of the Paris shootings, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday as he warned of potential further attacks. Valls said that since this summer,