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President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

Instagram has suspended Ayotallah Ali Khamenei's French language account days after he posted an anti-Macron comment.

Protesters stage anti-France demonstration outside French embassy in Beirut

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Protesters stage anti-France demonstration outside French embassy in Beirut

Anti-France protests took place outside the French embassy in Beirut on Friday.

Counter 'hate speech', UN says after France slayings

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Counter 'hate speech', UN says after France slayings

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned that 'inflammatory rhetoric' from all sides could increase societal divisions and foment ...

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Malaysia's Mahathir complains over removal of France posts

Mahathir Mohamad's posts claimed Muslims had the right to "kill millions of French people", sparking widespread condemnation.

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New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

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French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

French media reports indicate the man threatened a North African shopkeeper with a weapon before being shot dead by police.

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Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

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Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the ...

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A Mauritanian jihadist told a trial that he had attacked a club in the capital Bamako in 2015, killing five people.

Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

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Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh took to the streets demanding a boycott of French products amid increasing tensions between President ...

Muslims 'not persecuted' in France, says country's Muslim council

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Muslims 'not persecuted' in France, says country's Muslim council

"France is a great country, Muslim citizens are not persecuted," the council, which acts as an official go-between for the state and observant ...

Palestinian groups head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

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Palestinian groups head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

The Hamas delegation was headed by Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy leader of Hamas' political wing.

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to boycott French-labelled goods after supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait pulled French products.

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Libya demands French President Macron apologises to Muslims

In a statement to Arabi21, the Libyan foreign ministry called on France's President Emmanuel Macron to apologise to Muslims worldwide.

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France says stop boycott calls, Erdogan ups Macron insults

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical ...

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First stage of Egypt parliament elections wraps up

The remaining deputies will be appointed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose government continues to silence any serious political ...

Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

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Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the ...

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Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

Palestinian Israelis protest against France's Macron

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Palestinian Israelis protest against France's Macron

Demonstrators in the Palestinian-majority district of Jaffa gathered outside the residence of France's ambassador to Israel.

Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

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Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi withdrew from a government-organised religious conference on Saturday in protest against the ...

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

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