French FM meets Hezbollah lawmakers in LebanonForeign Ministry in Israel criticizes French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's meeting with Hezbollah members in Lebanon.
French FM: Israeli response could 'raise tensions'Jean-Marc Ayrault warns that Israel's decision to bar Palestinians from entry following the Tel Aviv attack could lead to more violence.
Netanyahu: Direct talks better than peace summitNetanyahu tells French Foreign Minister that encouraging Abbas to sit down for direct talks would be more useful than a peace summit.
France ignores Israel's opposition to initiativeFrench FM says 'we must do something' after meeting Netanyahu and Abbas, rejecting Netanyahu's criticism of bias seen in UNESCO.
Israel rejects initiative ahead of French FM visitForeign Ministry director general explains opposition to French initiative, as French FM is set to meet with Netanyahu on Sunday.
French FM: Only the 'two-state solution' will workFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says international summit must result in guarantees and not declarations.
France warns world: Be ready to fight in LibyaFrench FM warns world must be prepared for military involvement, as militias oppose newly arrived UN-backed unity government head.
French Foreign Minister to visit RamallahFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will visit Ramallah and discuss French initiative for peace conference.
New French FM rescinds ultimatum to IsraelIncoming French Foreign Minister softens tone on proposed peace conference, rejects "automatic" recognition of Palestinian statehood.