Posts Tagged: France


Foreign pressure builds for timely elections in Lebanon

The United States and France are eager for Lebanon stage the presidential elections on time, reported the Kuwaiti daily al-Anba on Sunday. Informed so...

Jumblatt meeting with French and Russian officials to discuss Presidential elections

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt held talks recently in Paris with senior French officials, who stressed the need to stage the Leb...

China receives $1 billion of artistic masterpieces from France

The last of 10 artistic masterpieces from France arrived under heavy security in China on Thursday, for a show featuring a billion dollars’ wort...

Lebanese Army Funding Gets Int'l Boost

The International Support Group for Lebanon has pledged US $17.8 million for the Lebanese Army, which has been overstretched from the Syrian conflict ...

Francois Hollande honoured at US state dinner

French President Francois Hollande has been honoured at a lavish White House state dinner, capping a US visit aimed at renewing the partnership betwee...

US official: Iran is not open for business yet

A visit to Iran by a French business delegation has prompted a call by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius, t...

Britain to take in several hundred Syrian refugees

Bowing to increasing pressure, Britain will offer refuge to several hundred Syrians fleeing their country’s civil war, Prime Minister David Cameron ...

Immigration to Israel slowing, except from France

NETANYA, Israel — This sunny city on the Mediterranean has become known among Israelis as the French Riviera, both as a compliment and a dig. As imm...

No more first ladies, says French president

After the furore over his alleged affair with an actress, French President Francois Hollande wants “no more first ladies in the Elysee in future...

A vehicle loaded with explosives found in north Paris

A vehicle loaded with about 1 kg of explosives was found in northern Paris, local media announced, cited by RIA Novosti.