Macron: Southern France attack was 'Islamist terrorism'

French President condemns southern France attack, says ISIS claim of responsibility still being investigated.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/23/2018, 10:51 PM

Macron: Trump's Jerusalem recognition was an 'error'

French President says he won't follow in Trump's footsteps because doing so would cause France to lose its status of honest broker.Elad Benari, 3/8/2018, 4:05 AM

Macron threatens to attack Syria over chemical weapons

French President says his country will launch attacks if proof emerges that Syrian regime used banned chemical weapons against civilians.Elad Benari, 2/14/2018, 3:08 AM

Jewish boy, 8, beaten in Paris suburb in anti-Semitic attack

Teens attack, beat Jewish boy in what French police are treating as an anti-Semitic assault.JTA, 1/31/2018, 2:42 PM

ANALYSIS: As PA escalates conflict with U.S., France steps in

Abbas even went to France to convince Macron to take over the US role.Yochanan Visser, 1/28/2018, 10:47 PM

'Our partnership is important for Europe's security'

Prime Minister meets French President, stresses importance of fixing the flaws of the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 1/24/2018, 11:32 PM

Macron trying to convince Abbas not to reject Trump initiative

French President sends senior adviser to Ramallah to convince PA chairman to tone down his rhetoric vis-a-vis Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 1/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Macron stresses importance of 'respecting' Iran deal

French President calls for the "necessary respect" of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers in conversation with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 1/14/2018, 3:56 AM

Netanyahu urges Macron to 'fix' Iran nuclear deal

Israeli PM Netanyahu encourages French President Macron to 'take Trump seriously' and 'fix' Iran deal.AFP, 1/13/2018, 9:49 PM

Macron to Trump: All sides must abide by Iran deal

French President stresses importance of abiding by 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in a phone call with Trump.Elad Benari, 1/12/2018, 4:31 AM

'U.S., Israel's comments on Iran could lead to war'

French President Macron says tone of comments adopted by U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia towards Iran is virtually “a path to war”.Elad Benari, 1/4/2018, 4:04 AM

French Foreign Minister postpones Iran trip

French President Emmanuel Macron urges Iranian counterpart to show restraint, as Foreign Minister postpones schedule trip to Tehran.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2018, 3:06 AM

Abbas: We won't accept any American peace plan

PA chairman meets French president, announces he would no longer accept any peace plan proposed by Trump.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/22/2017, 10:02 PM

Assad: France a backer of 'terrorism'

Syrian President blasts France, says it has "no right to talk about peace" in his country.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2017, 4:07 AM

Macron: ISIS will be crushed by February

French President predicts ISIS will be crushed in Syria by February, says there may be no choice but talk to Assad.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2017, 5:36 AM

Netanyahu to Macron: Read the Bible - Jerusalem is our capital!

Netanyahu slams efforts to deny Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while French President Macron urges Israel to restrain settlement expansion.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2017, 8:54 PM

EU on Jerusalem: Our position remains unchanged

European Union expresses serious concerns over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, warns of repercussions on peace process.Elad Benari, 12/7/2017, 3:36 AM

Macron 'concerned' over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem

French President warns Trump against unilaterally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/5/2017, 3:37 AM

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 8:04 PM

Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

French President invites former Lebanese PM to France after his unexpected resignation.Elad Benari, 11/16/2017, 3:04 AM

Macron: Iran ballistic missiles 'very worrying'

French President won't rule out new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program, but reiterates nuclear deal must not be canceled.Elad Benari, 11/10/2017, 5:16 AM

Macron urges firm stance on Iran

French President says there's no alternative to Iran deal, but stresses the importance of taking a firm stance on its ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 11/9/2017, 5:12 AM

Macron: There's no alternative to Iran nuclear deal

In a message to Trump, French President says Iran nuclear deal allows constructive and demanding dialogue with Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2017, 5:08 AM

Macron calls for resumption of peace talks

French president condemns 'settlements,' calls for Jerusalem to be capital of Jewish and Arab states.AFP, 7/16/2017, 5:56 PM

Macron: France 'vigilant' against Iranian nuclear threat

French President says anti-Zionism is a 'reinvented' form of anti-Semitism.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 5:02 PM

Netanyahu, Macron mark 75 years since Paris roundup of Jews

French PM acknowledges "not a single German" took part in roundup of Paris Jews who were sent to Nazi death camps. French police did.AFP, 7/16/2017, 3:59 PM

France to propose new peace plan

French President Emmanuel Macron is interested in being a significant factor in the efforts to secure Israel-PA peace.Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2017, 6:41 AM

France: All gas, diesel-powered cars to be banned by 2040

President Macron unveils new environmental program, including total ban on all conventional cars by 2040.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2017, 3:55 PM

French President condemns 'settlement construction'

During meeting with PA chairman in Paris, Macron says Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria has reached "unprecedented levels".Elad Benari, 7/6/2017, 6:13 AM

Macron to lift state of emergency this fall

French President to a state of emergency that has been in effect since 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 5:06 AM

Report: Assassin planned to murder Macron during Trump visit

Far-right extremist planned to murder French president during Trump's visit, wanted to kill Jews, blacks, gays.David Rosenberg, 7/3/2017, 2:16 PM

Trump, Macron agree on joint response to Syria chemical attack

U.S. and French Presidents agree on a joint response in the event of another chemical attack in Syria.Ben Ariel, 6/28/2017, 4:37 AM

Macron: No 'legitimate successor' to Assad

French President says France no longer considers Assad's departure a precondition to resolving civil war.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2017, 2:07 AM

Macron set to win parliamentary majority

Exit polls following second round of voting, French President set to sweep aside the mainstream parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 11:36 PM

Macron projected to achieve overwhelming majority

French President on course for an overwhelming parliamentary majority after first round of voting for National Assembly.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2017, 12:10 AM

Macron: Use of chemical weapons in Syria a 'red line'

French President warns the use of chemical weapons in Syria would result in reprisals.Ben Ariel, 5/30/2017, 3:36 AM

Watch: Chief Rabbi of France relieved following Le Pen defeat

Rabbi Haim Korsia relieved by defeat of Marine Le Pen, but is worried her supporters have forgotten French brotherhood.Yoni Kempinski, 5/9/2017, 6:56 PM

Macron victory a 'powerful message'

Head of the Conference of European Rabbis says French voters sent message to far-right by election Emmanuel Macron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2017, 5:05 AM

'France was saved from the extremists'

Rabbi Aryeh Weil of the Portuguese Synagogue in Paris speaks to Arutz Sheva about the aftermath of Macron's victory.Refael Levi, Paris, 5/9/2017, 12:04 AM

Netanyahu, Macron speak following French election victory

Israeli Prime Minister calls French President-elect to congratulate him on election victory, discuss improving French-Israeli ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 9:54 PM

'New French President presents an opportunity for change'

French-Israeli Professor says election of Emmanuel Macron as President of France potentially good for Israel, better than the alternative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 6:20 PM

French Jews ‘relieved’ over Macron victory

French Jewish leaders express satisfaction and relief over presidential election result, but are worried about level of support for Le PenJTA, 5/8/2017, 5:16 PM

Europe's Jewish leaders congratulate Macron

Conference of European Rabbis, European Jewish Congress congratulate Emmanuel Macron for winning presidential runoff.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2017, 6:08 AM

Netanyahu: I look forward to working with Macron

Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulates Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential elections.Ben Ariel, 5/7/2017, 11:35 PM

Macron defeats Le Pen 65 to 35

Election Day poll shows center-left Macron defeating nationalist Le Pen 65.5% to 34.5%.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2017, 8:48 PM

Macron campaign office vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

Campaign office of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron vandalized with anti-Semitic and anti-Israel messages on eve of runoff.JTA, 5/7/2017, 7:30 PM

France bars publication of hacked Macron emails ahead of vote

Following release of hacked emails during US presidential election in 2016, France bans publication of Macron's documents.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2017, 5:05 PM

Barack Obama endorses Macron against Le Pen in French election

Former President Barack Obama formally endorses center-left, pro-EU candidate in next week's runoff election in France.David Rosenberg, 5/4/2017, 5:48 PM

Le Pen, Macron attack each other at debate

Marine Le Pen accuses Emmanuel Macron of being complacent about Islamists. Macron says Le Pen insulted many Jews.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2017, 11:38 PM

Macron at Holocaust Memorial: Never again

French presidential candidate pays homage to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 5/1/2017, 5:10 AM

Polar opposites: The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron

France's two presidential candidates are diametrically opposed on various important topics.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 4/30/2017, 7:06 AM

Macron, Le Pen projected to win French presidential vote

First estimate of French vote shows Macron, Le Pen winning top 2 spots, proceeding to run-off election.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2017, 9:21 PM

Le Pen, Macron neck-and-neck as French vote begins

What France's presidential election could mean for Israel and French Jewry.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2017, 7:13 PM

Marine LePen: Fundamentalist Islam is a mortal danger

France's Le Pen accuses rival Macron of being soft on Islamists.AFP, 4/15/2017, 10:47 PM

France: Surprise front-runner turns to top choice for many Jews

Many French Jews are joining fellow voters in supporting Emmanuel Macron for president.Cnaan Liphshiz, 2/8/2017, 12:59 AM

French presidential candidate blasts Torah study

French Jews incensed by centrist candidate's claim Jewish schools must de-emphasize Torah studies.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2016, 10:33 AM

French minister threatens to flood UK with migrants

Economy minister says if UK leaves EU, Paris will no longer allow UK border controls in Calais 'Jungle.'Ari Yashar, 3/3/2016, 6:55 PM