Le Pen backtracking on dual citizenship?

Marine Le Pen appears to backtrack on her proposal to abolish dual citizenship in France if elected.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2017, 6:03 AM

'Le Pen victory would send half of French Jews to Israel'

Former MK: Election of Marine Le Pen French President 'disaster for Europe ... Only Israel to benefit as Jews will emigrate'Shimon Cohen, 2/13/2017, 8:50 PM

French MP: Israel is a life insurance policy for Jews everywhere

French-Jewish MP reminds Marine Le Pen of her father's convictions, says Europe owes a huge debt to Jews for actions during Holocaust.Chana Roberts, 2/12/2017, 12:26 PM

Le Pen pledges to ban dual Israeli-French citizenship

'Israel is not a European country,' says National Front leader, adding French Jews will have to choose either French or Israeli citizenship.David Rosenberg, 2/10/2017, 9:38 AM

Le Pen leads in polling ahead of France's April election

Nationalist party candidate tops poll ahead of April election.JTA, 1/19/2017, 6:48 PM

French far-right leader Le Pen seen at Trump Tower

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower in New York but reportedly didn't meet with President-elect.JTA, 1/13/2017, 3:00 AM

Le Pen wants to ban the kippah and force Jews to eat pork

Vice President of organization for French olim says far right French politician 'discriminates against everyone in the name of equality.'Shimon Cohen, 10/20/2016, 1:14 AM

Jews will leave France before they remove their kippahs

After far-right French politician calls to ban the kippah, French MP Meyer Habib says such a move would mean Jews have no place in France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 10:39 PM

Sarkozy hopes terror fears, burkini ban will return him to power

Former French President tacks hard to the right as wave of terrorism and anxiety over refugee crisis shifts political landscape.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2016, 3:02 PM

France steps up security, Le Pen says not nearly enough

French Interior Ministry calls up 12,000 police reservists in effort to shore up security in wake of wave of ISIS-inspired terror attacks.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 7:07 AM

Le Pen suffers defeat in second round of regional elections

Just one week after record results in the first round of regional elections, National Front fails to win a single region in second round.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2015, 2:13 AM

French Right gets record 40% of vote in post-massacre election

FN leader Marine Le Pen and her 25-year-old niece Marion Marechal-Le Pen broke the symbolic 40% mark in their respective regions.Eric Randolph, 12/7/2015, 10:43 AM

France: Marine Le Pen Charged for Comparing Muslims to Nazis

National Front head Marine Le Pen charged with inciting racial hatred for comparing Muslims praying outdoors to Nazi occupation.Matt Wanderman, 9/23/2015, 10:16 PM

Jean-Marie Le Pen Launches New Party

Jean-Marie Le Pen launches new party named after France's flag, after being expelled from the rightist party he founded.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2015, 5:52 AM

Anti-Semitic Le Pen Booted From His Own Party

Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of right-wing party, ousted after feud with daughter trying to lead party away from his racist statements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2015, 9:46 PM

European Jewish Leader Under Fire for Meeting Le Pen

European Jewish Parliament head criticized by other groups for 'inappropriate' meeting with far-right French leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2015, 5:13 PM

Le Pen Père 'Hopes Marine Loses Election'

National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen fired back at party leader Marine Le Pen, after she suspended him.Arutz Sheva, 5/5/2015, 2:20 PM

Elder Le Pen Pulls Out of Regional Elections

Jean Marie Le Pen withdraws from race after his daughter berated him for Holocaust-disparaging remarks.Gil Ronen, 4/13/2015, 1:56 PM

French Far-Right Leader Stands By Gas Chamber Comments

National Front party founder again insists Nazi gas chambers were just a 'detail'; daughter and party head distances herself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2015, 8:42 PM

Two Members of French Far-Right Expelled Over Laxative Prank

Two young members of Marine Le Pen's National Front expelled for spiking the drink of its second-in-command with a laxative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2015, 5:13 AM

French Far-Right Leader Hits Back at 'Cowardly' Daughter

Falling-out over anti-Semitic joke widens as Le Pen calls his daughter's criticism a 'cowardly hit to the back.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2014, 8:28 PM

Unprecedented Split in French Far-Right Party

National Front head Marine Le Pen issues unprecedented public condemnation of her father and party founder's recent anti-Semitic remarks.AFP, 6/9/2014, 3:40 PM

Far-Right 'Earthquake' in French Euro Vote

National Front taking 24-25% of the popular vote and around a third of France's 74 seats in the European Parliament.Gil Ronen, 5/26/2014, 7:32 AM

EU Vote Looks Set to Strengthen Far-Right, Euroskeptics

Anti-EU parties to do well in Western Europe; but in the east, Russia's shadow pushes electorate in opposite direction.AFP, 5/24/2014, 8:55 PM

France's Le Pen Attacks UK Euroskeptic over Anti-Semitism Snub

French National Front party head Marine Le Pen expresses surprise after UK Independence Party leader snubs her over anti-Semitism.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2014, 9:40 PM

France: Far-Right Leader Forces Students to Eat Pork

Marine Le Pen issues divisive guidelines in districts controlled by her National Front party; Jews, Muslims the target.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 4/5/2014, 9:40 PM

Le Pen Calls for Dissolving National Assembly as Hollande Tanks

French president polls at 20% approval, the lowest since 1958, while National Front leads in EU Parliament election poll.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2013, 8:37 PM

Anti-Semitism Concerns Over New EU Right-Wing Alliance

Danish rightist party opposes new right-wing EU alliance formed by Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen, cites Le Pen's perceived anti-Semitism.Ari Yashar, 11/14/2013, 8:02 PM

Right-Wing European Alliance To Challenge EU

French nationalist Le Pen and Holland's Wilders to discuss alliance opposing the EU from within, unite right-wing movements.Ari Yashar, 11/13/2013, 3:25 PM

French Far-Right Leader Continues Push for Right-Wing EU Bloc

France's Marine Le Pen to meet anti-Islamic Dutch politician Geert Wilders after decision to campaign together in EU elections.Arutz Sheva, 10/15/2013, 8:44 AM

French Right Seeks Joint Campaign with Wilders

The right-wing French party National Front seeks alliance with the Dutch Party for Freedom. 'Important to show that we do not stand alone.', 9/15/2013, 9:56 AM

France: Candidate Barred for Burning Israel Flag

Far-right Front National has suspended one of its local government election candidates.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2013, 4:34 PM

French Minister: Wear Kippot 'with Pride'

Interior Minister Manuel Valls dismisses Marine Le Pen's call for a ban on Jewish kippa, as European Jewish groups register strong protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2012, 7:00 PM

French Far-Right Leader Calls to Ban Kippah

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen: If the Muslim veil is banned, the kippah is banned in public as well.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2012, 12:00 AM

Madonna Finally Decides to Drop Swastika

After much backlash, Madonna has decided to refrain from showing image of swastika during her worldwide concert tours.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/26/2012, 6:25 PM

Madonna Defends Use of Swastika Imagery

Madonna defended her use of swastika imagery, saying it was intended to highlight “the intolerance that human beings have for one another.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 2:18 PM

French Far Right Party to Sue Madonna over Swastika

Marine Le Pen’s far right National Front party is suing Madonna for superimposing a swastika on her face in a concert in Paris.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/16/2012, 10:39 AM

French Rightist Le Pen May Sue Madonna for Use of Swastika

Marine Le Pen, leader of French far-right, warned she may sue Madonna for superimposing a swastika on her forehead in her show in Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/5/2012, 2:15 PM

Sarkozy to Quit Politics if He Loses Re-Election

Is French President Nicolas Sarkozy a sore loser? Sarkozy claimed last weekend that he will quit politics if he is not re-elected.Chana Ya'ar, 1/26/2012, 10:10 AM