Hollande's Popularity Soars After Paris Terror Attacks

Charlie Hebdo, Kosher supermarket attacks sent French President's approval rating skyrocketing by 21%. But will it last?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 6:20 PM

Muslim Worker Who Saved Jewish Hostages Gets French Citizenship

Mali man gets reward for brave action last Friday in Paris kosher market, as Hollande at funerals says 'Muslims main victims of fanaticism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 6:14 PM

Hollande-Valls Make Powerful Double-Team after France Attacks

French president and prime minister's handling of crisis draw unusually-glowing praise from all corners of political spectrum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 5:38 PM

Charlie Hebdo 'Reborn' Amidst Islamic World's Anger

'Charlie Hebdo will live on' French President Hollande said Wednesday, as Muslims continue to condemn the magazine's newest edition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 8:24 AM

PMO: France Had Reservations About Netanyahu Coming to Paris

Official with the Prime Minister’s Office says France had reservations about Netanyahu coming to Paris, but did not provide a reason.Elad Benari, 1/12/2015, 3:14 AM

Israeli, French Leaders Divided on Right Place for France's Jews

While Israeli PM Netanyahu calls for Jews to 'come home to Israel,' French leaders argue security will be ramped up to protect them.Arutz Sheva Staff , 1/11/2015, 2:31 PM

France to Protect Jewish Institutions 'With Army if Necessary'

French Jewish leaders meet President Francois Hollande, say authorities ready to use military to protect synagogues, schools.Ari Soffer, 1/11/2015, 12:23 PM

Hollande Condemns 'Appalling Anti-Semitic Act' in Paris

French President calls the hostage taking at a kosher supermarket in Paris an “appalling anti-Semitic” attack.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/9/2015, 9:38 PM

Hollande Updates Netanyahu on Hostage Drama in Paris

PM Netanyahu speaks with French President, receives update on deaths of four people at kosher supermarket in Paris.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/9/2015, 8:23 PM

Netanyahu to Hollande: We Must Unite to Confront Terrorism

"This attack on France is an attack on all of us," PM Netanyahu tells French president in a letter of condolences.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 12:12 AM

Rivlin to Hollande: We Stand with France

Rivlin conveys condolences to Paris after attack, urges unity and cooperation to fight Islamist terror.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2015, 9:32 PM

French PM Hollande at Shooting Site: France in Shock

Hollande raises terror warning to max after shooting at satirical magazine that 'mocked Mohammed,' Cameron 'stands with the French.'Ari Yashar, 1/7/2015, 2:21 PM

French President Vows to Fight Anti-Semitism in 2015

Amid skyrocketing anti-Semitism, Francois Hollande says the fight against racism and anti-Semitism will be his national cause for 2015.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2015, 3:12 AM

France to Host Global Conf. on 'Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'

Hollande says foisting 'solution' on Israel is diplomatic initiative France must lead, as string of 'Palestine' recognition votes escalates.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2014, 10:46 PM

Ireland Condemns Attack, Calls for Talks to 'End the Occupation'

In a statement condemning attack in Har Nof, Ireland's Foreign Minister also calls on the sides to return to talks on "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 11/19/2014, 5:12 AM

Watch: Westerners in ISIS Threaten Countries of Origin

British, French, German nationals threaten to plant ISIS flag 'on White House,' call world leaders 'liars' and 'swine.'Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/17/2014, 2:41 PM

Hollande Confirms Execution of Hostage in Algeria

French President confirms the execution of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, says he will not be deterred by it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2014, 9:57 PM

Abbas Says 'Peace' With Hamas Will Stop Terror

After meeting Hollande, Abbas says 'struggle against terror' will be aided by Israeli 'peace' with terror group.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 9/22/2014, 8:26 AM

France to Turn to UN with Solution to Israel-PA Conflict

French President says a "solution to the conflict" between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs will be put to the Security Council.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 10:32 PM

Abbas to Meet French Leader as PA Pushes 3-Year Statehood Plan

Palestinian Authority forging ahead with attempt to gain UN backing to 'end occupation' within three years.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2014, 12:53 PM

World Leaders Condemn 'Cowardly Murders'

French president, British PM lead foreign condemnations of murders of Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Sha'ar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2014, 10:22 PM

Netanyahu Thanks Hollande for Capture of Brussels Terrorist

Netanyahu hails France's capture of Medhi Nemmouche, thanks Hollande for his stand against anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/4/2014, 1:01 AM

France Sounds Alarm Over 'Made-in-France' Jihadists

French officials wake up to the dangerous role of foreign nationals in the Syrian Civil War, as trial of Brussels shooter continues.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2014, 2:37 PM

Controversy Over Whether Brussels Attack 'Anti-Semitic'

Jewish leaders, French President slam Belgium shooting as distinctly anti-Semitic - but Belgian prosecutor's office will not confirm that.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2014, 2:24 PM

Twenty-Five French Citizens Killed in Syrian Civil War

Foreign national problem mushrooming in France, officials say, after Jihadist recruiter busted transporting nationals to Aleppo.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2014, 10:11 PM

Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French President

Al-Qaeda linked group vows Jihad against France for sending troops into Mali last year to root-out terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2014, 5:52 PM

Obama Promises Tough Action on Firms that Violate Sanctions

Obama says he will come down "like a ton of bricks" on firms that violate the sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 2/12/2014, 3:14 AM

'We Will Not Tolerate Hate Against Any Religion'

French President Francois Hollande, in response to anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, vows to fight religious discrimination.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2014, 10:06 PM

Anti-Semitic French Comic Announces New Show

Dieudonne tries to circumvent ban on show in which he mimes peeing on the Kotel with new show that includes 'tai-chi moves.'Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 7:41 AM

World Leaders Say Goodbye To Sharon

Obama, Putin, Merkel, Ban Ki-Moon and other leaders, as well as Jewish Agency and ADL, react to death of former prime minister.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2014, 6:48 PM

Top French Court Reinstates Ban on Anti-Semitic Comic

Thursday night, just as Dieudonne's show was to take place following a local court ruling, top administrative court overruled local verdict.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 9:10 PM

Anti-Semitic French Comic Asks Court To Reverse Ban

Dieudonne, French comedian infamous for anti-Semitism and inverted Nazi salute, appeals court to reverse ban on his tour.Ari Yashar, 1/8/2014, 1:41 PM

Hollande Joins Fights Against Anti-Semitic Comedian

French President Francois Hollande backs attempts to ban anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala from performances.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2014, 2:57 PM

Netanyahu, Hollande Make Landmark Speeches in Knesset

PM demands Abbas visit Knesset, publicly recognize Israel as a Jewish state; Hollande supports French Jews - and "dual"Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2013, 8:03 PM

Hollande Lays Out Four Conditions for Iran Agreement

French President insists on four points for an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 1:15 AM

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

Hollande: Iran Must Give Up Nukes 'Forever'

French President restates commitment forcefully after his meeting with President Peres.Gil Ronen, 11/17/2013, 7:02 PM

Netanyahu Greets Hollande: 'Vive la France'

'All Israelis extend their hand to you in brave friendship and with the blessings of peace,' PM tells Hollande.Gil Ronen, 11/17/2013, 3:59 PM

Peres Welcomes Hollande, Praises French Strength

President Peres: France’s strong stance earns worldwide respect.Maayana Miskin, 11/17/2013, 3:49 PM

Hollande Vows to Keep the Pressure on Iran

"As long as we are not certain that Iran has decided to give up on nuclear weapons, we will continue with all our demands and sanctions."Gil Ronen, Tova Dvorin and AFP, 11/17/2013, 2:29 PM

Netanyahu Urges France to Maintain Tough Stance on Iran

"We hope France will not yield" on its firm stance during talks with Iran, says Netanyahu ahead of visit by Hollande.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/15/2013, 10:38 PM

French Pres. And FM Who Blocked Iran Deal to Visit Israel

Hollande makes first visit to Israel as president Sunday to sign cooperation agreements, accompanied by FM Fabius who blocked Iran deal.Ari Yashar, 11/15/2013, 8:06 AM

Hollande Snubs Knesset, is Snubbed by Speaker

Speaker MK Edelstein cancels meeting with French leader after Hollande chooses not to speak before Knesset.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2013, 1:35 PM

Hollande to Netanyahu: We'll Remain Tough on Iran

French President reassures PM Netanyahu that France will remain "tough" with Iran on its controversial nuclear program.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2013, 8:40 PM

Hollande Meets Rouhani, Demands Action from Iran

French president becomes the first Western leader to meet Iran's new president.Elad Benari, 9/25/2013, 5:42 AM

Hollande Doesn't Rule Out Syria Strike

"The military option must remain" despite Syria's agreement to eradicate its chemical weapons, says French President.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 3:43 AM

France Prepared to Take Action in Syria, Says Hollande

French President says his country is prepared to take action against those responsible for last week’s deadly chemical attack in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/28/2013, 5:43 AM

Hollande: World Must Act Over Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

French President Francois Hollande says that the world is obligated to act in response to evidence of sarin being used in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/6/2013, 3:14 AM

Hollande Pays Tribute to Toulouse Terror Victims

French President pays tribute to the seven victims of terrorist Mohamed Merah, says he remains committed to the fight against terrorism.Elad Benari, 3/18/2013, 4:46 AM

Peres, Hollande Call for Tougher Sanctions on Iran

Sanctions on Iran over are biting but need to be strengthened further, President Shimon Peres and French President Francois Hollande say.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2013, 9:07 PM

Clash Between Hollande And Cameron Highlight Of Ho Hum Summit

The EU summit in Brussels concluded without real landmarks.Amiel Ungar, 12/17/2012, 1:10 AM

PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision

"World countries have given Bibi Netanyahu a slap in the face," says Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 1:45 AM

Personal And Ideological Fillon-Cope Rivalry Threatens UMP

France's major opposition is split between two candidates fighting to lead the party.Amiel Ungar, 11/20/2012, 4:13 AM

Syrian Opposition to Appoint Ambassador to France

France invites Syria's new opposition coalition to send an ambassador to Paris.Elad Benari, 11/18/2012, 7:45 AM

West Supports Israel, Urges Egypt to Work Towards Ceasefire

Western nations back Israel's right to self-defense, urge Egypt to persuade Hamas terrorists to end rocket attacks from Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/16/2012, 10:36 PM

French Pres Criticizes Bibi: Turned Memorial into Election Rally

Francois Hollande criticized Binyamin Netanyahu for being "obsessed with Iran" and for using memorial service in Toulouse for political gainAnnie Lubin, 11/8/2012, 5:54 PM

Hollande Supports Syrian Transition Government

French President Francois Hollande meets Saudi King, says he supports a transitional Syrian opposition government.Elad Benari, 11/5/2012, 4:44 AM