France to introduce “Imam in France” status

Darmanin's speech emphasized the need to combat prejudice by acknowledging Islam as a religion deeply rooted in France.

France proposes Hezbollah withdrawal, border talks for Israel-Lebanon truce

The plan aims to end fighting between the Iran-backed Hezbollah and Israel at the border. The hostilities have run in parallel to the Gaza war and are fueling concern of a ruinous, all-out confrontation.

Protesters throw soup at Mona Lisa

The two activists said their stunt at the Louvre museum was a call for food security, as farmers protest across France

French PM names gay partner as foreign minister

Media coverage has soft-pedaled Stephane Sejourne’s relationship with France’s youngest-ever PM Gabriel Attal

Gabriel Attal becomes France’s youngest prime minister as Macron seeks reset

It remains to be seen whether Attal can do as well as prime minister as he did in previous roles.

Muslim school in France faces closure amid controversial state contract termination

The advisory commission voted on Nov. 27 to terminate the funding contract that has linked the high school branch of Averroès.

Students accuse teachers of Islamophobia regarding Renaissance painting in France

The focal point of the controversy is the painting "Diana and Actaeon" by Giuseppe Cesari, displayed at the Louvre Museum.

France passes law to protect farmers against neighbours’ complaints over noise and smells

French governments have long courted farmers, an influential sector that Paris ignores at its peril.

French President urged leaders to join his pleas for a ceasefire in Gaza

French President Emmanuel Macron has issued a strong call for a ceasefire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

French football star faces controversy following social media post

He found himself at the center of a heated controversy after a social media post in which he expressed concern for the victims of Gaza.

Security alerts and evacuations in France amid rising concerns

While these incidents have rattled the public, government officials are urging vigilance rather than fear.

France’s controversial ban on Athletes wearing headscarves at the 2024 Paris Games

Criticism ignites after France has decides to ban athletes from wearing headscarves during the 2024 Paris Games.