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Runoff parliamentary elections start in France, Macron’s party projected to win
18 Jun 2017 08:21

Runoff parliamentary elections start in France, Macron’s party projected to win

Islam Times - Polling stations have opened in France in the second round of parliamentary elections, as President Emmanuel Macron’s newly-established party is on its way to taking over the French Lower House.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on May 23, 2017. (Photos by Reuters)
12 Jun 2017 10:22

Macron’s party wins biggest share of legislative votes

Islam Times - French President Emmanuel Macron's party is set to win an overwhelming majority in the parliament after the first round of National Assembly voting.

 
A woman registers to vote in elections for the French National Assembly, in Noumea, on New Caledonia Island, June 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
11 Jun 2017 07:12

French heading to polls to elect parliament members

Islam Times - People in France are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the first round of parliamentary elections, with new President Emmanuel Macron projected to win a strong majority to implement pledged reforms.

 
A police officer raises his baton as he attempts to disperse protesters during a demonstration against the results of the first round of the French presidential election in Bordeaux on April 27, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
1 Jun 2017 06:07

Amnesty: French state of emergency aimed at stopping peaceful protests

Islam Times - Amnesty International says France has been using an extended state of emergency in Paris to block peaceful protests.

 
French Special Forces Using Iraqi Servicemen to Kill Frenchmen joined Daesh
31 May 2017 06:58

French Special Forces Using Iraqi Servicemen to Kill Frenchmen joined Daesh

Islam Times - French special services have for months attracted Iraqi servicemen to track and kill Frenchmen, who have joined Daesh.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives prior to the French Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Angers (SCO) on May 27, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
29 May 2017 09:18

France: Russian important factor in solving many international problems

Islam Times - French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Russia is a key factor in solving many international problems.

 
French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian arrives at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on May 18, 2017 for the first defence council since the new French president took office. (Photos by AFP)
23 May 2017 07:06

France gainsays Trump, highlights Iran's role in Mideast peace

Islam Times - France has called for further political ties with Iran as it has an "important role in the pacification" of the region.

 
France
16 May 2017 05:04

Macron appoints Edouard Philippe as French prime minister

Islam Times - Newly-inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed a center-right lawmaker and mayor as the country’s prime minister, handing a top position in his administration to a moderate from France’s conservative Republican Party.

 
French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace
11 May 2017 07:39

French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace

Islam Times - Marine Le Pen’s defeat, if the vote count was honest, indicates that the French are even more insouciant than Americans.

 
Kadima! En Marche!
11 May 2017 07:09

Kadima! En Marche!

Islam Times - After having successively elected an agent of the CIA and an employee of the emirs of the Gulf to the Presidency of the French Republic, the French have been ripped off a third time, this time by an Israeli product.

 
Emmanuel Clinton and the Revolt of the Elites
9 May 2017 11:20

Emmanuel Clinton and the Revolt of the Elites

Islam Times - So in the end the West was saved by the election of Emmanuel Macron as President of France: relief in Brussels, a buoyant eurozone, rallies in Asian markets.

 
 
File photo taken on October 11, 2016 shows Franc’s centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron.
8 May 2017 05:02

Macron defeats Marine Le Pen, becomes president: Initial estimates

Islam Times - Franc’s centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron, has won the country’s presidential election by a resoundingly margin over far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen.

 
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron arrives to deliver a speech at the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris on May 7, 2017, after the second round of the French presidential election. (Photos by AFP)
8 May 2017 04:57

President elect Macron vows to serve with humility, strength

Islam Times - Newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron has vowed to protect France against threats and unify the country.

 
The return of propaganda in Europe : « Not that! »
6 May 2017 08:56

The return of propaganda in Europe : « Not that! »

Islam Times - The French Presidential campaign has strayed from the democratic path. We are now witnessing a conditioning of the electorate such as Europe has not known since the Second World War. The example we analyes here is irrefutable. It concerns a work of propaganda - in the dictatorial sense ...

 
This file photo taken on April 26, 2017 in Arras shows French presidential election candidate for the En Marche ! movement Emmanuel Macron gesturing as he gives a speech during a meeting ahead of the second and final round of the presidential election. (By AFP)
6 May 2017 08:16

Leading French candidate claims huge cyber attack ahead of election

Islam Times - The campaign of Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he has been the target of a “massive and coordinated hacking attack” following the release of what it said to be the campaign’s internal documents online just ahead the election.

 
French Police Clash with May Day Protestors in Paris
3 May 2017 04:29

French Police Clash with May Day Protestors in Paris

Islam Times - French police have clashed with protestors at May Day rallies in the country’s capital on Monday as two presidential candidates exchanged barbs.

 
French soldiers with Operation Barkhane in Africa (photo by AFP)
1 May 2017 08:04

French soldiers ‘kill, capture 20 militants’ in Mali

Islam Times - French forces in Western Africa say they have killed or captured about 20 militants in a restive region in Mali near Burkina Faso.

 
French President Francois Hollande (photo by AFP)
30 Apr 2017 08:00

France’s Hollande asks people to vote for Macron

Islam Times - France’s outgoing socialist president has asked the nation to vote for centrist Emmanuel Macron and not far-right Marine Le Pen in the upcoming presidential election runoff.

 
France-built Mistral class amphibious assault carrier (File photo)
29 Apr 2017 10:27

French assault carrier at Japan port to take part in joint drills

Islam Times - A French amphibious assault carrier has navigated into Japan’s naval base of Sasebo to join the wargames set for next month in a move that will likely upset China amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.