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Herzog to France: Stop promoting harmful decisions

Herzog to France: Stop promoting harmful decisions

Opposition leader meets French President and Foreign Minister, blasts EU decision on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/01/2016 21:42
Fabius: Assad departure not necessary

Fabius: Assad departure not necessary

France's Foreign Minister says the departure of Syrian President no longer necessary before any political transition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2015 04:56
Lapid: We won't change Temple Mount status quo

Lapid: We won't change Temple Mount status quo

Yesh Atid chairman tells French Foreigh Minister that Israel will not allow a change in the status quo on the Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, Canada, 23/10/2015 23:13
France to submit UN ban for barrel bombs

France to submit UN ban for barrel bombs

French President Laurent Fabius vows to 'ensure Syrian regime stops bombing civilians' by submitting UN resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2015 16:21
French FM, Kerry Discuss Violence in Israel

French FM, Kerry Discuss Violence in Israel

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to discuss escalating violence with US Secretary of State John Kerry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2015 15:53
France Advancing Resolution on 'Settlements'?

France Advancing Resolution on 'Settlements'?

Senior officials say France intends to advance a UN resolution on Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015 06:47
France Softens Position on Assad

France Softens Position on Assad

France's Foreign Minister announces his country will not demand Syrian President's departure as a precondition for peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2015 03:46
Iranians Protest Historic Visit of French FM

Iranians Protest Historic Visit of French FM

Fabius first French foreign minister in Iran in 12 years - but he is greeted with chants 'Fabius, servant of the US, spy of Israel.'Ari Yashar, 29/07/2015 13:21
French FM Leaves Iran Talks - For Now

French FM Leaves Iran Talks - For Now

France's foreign minister leaves nuclear talks in Vienna, promises to return on Sunday in the hope that sufficient progress is made.Elad Benari, 03/07/2015 03:46
France Pushes New Plan for Israel-PA Talks

France Pushes New Plan for Israel-PA Talks

Foreign Minister says France wants to set up new group of US, European powers and Arab countries to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2015 19:29
France Sets Three Conditions for Deal with Iran

France Sets Three Conditions for Deal with Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius sets three “indispensable” conditions for a nuclear deal which he says Iran hasn't yet met.Elad Benari, 28/06/2015 06:32
Abbas: 'No Place' for Hamas in New Government

Abbas: 'No Place' for Hamas in New Government

PA chairman tells France's foreign minister that any new Palestinian unity government should not include Hamas.Elad Benari, 22/06/2015 06:13
France Urges Jordan to Extradite Paris Terrorist

France Urges Jordan to Extradite Paris Terrorist

French Foreign Minister asks Jordan to extradite terrorist who carried out attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2015 04:16
French FM: 'Not Clear' if Iran Deal Will Be Signed

French FM: 'Not Clear' if Iran Deal Will Be Signed

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was in Israel to meet with officials and discuss, among other things, Iran's nuclear program.Yaakov Levi, 21/06/2015 21:24
French FM Calls to Renew Peace Talks

French FM Calls to Renew Peace Talks

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius claims that continued Israeli "settlement" construction poses a threat to a final peace deal.Elad Benari, 21/06/2015 06:36
French FM Headed to Middle East for Peace Push

French FM Headed to Middle East for Peace Push

France's foreign minister to meet Arab League ministers, as well as with PM Netanyahu and PA chairman Abbas in bid to revive stalled talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/06/2015 02:18
French FM 'Firmly Opposed' to Orange Boycott

French FM 'Firmly Opposed' to Orange Boycott

Fabius says partially state-owned Orange can determine its own 'commercial strategy,' but opposes 'boycott of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2015 11:54
Fabius: 'Good Chance' For a Deal with Iran

Fabius: 'Good Chance' For a Deal with Iran

France's foreign minister says he believes there is a good chance that world powers will reach a deal with Iran.Ben Ariel, 02/06/2015 05:44
French FM Will Visit to Prompt New Israel-PA Talks

French FM Will Visit to Prompt New Israel-PA Talks

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is set to visit Israel next month, with a new plan to get Israel and the PA talking.Moshe Cohen, 28/05/2015 14:46
France: No Inspections? No Deal with Iran

France: No Inspections? No Deal with Iran

France’s Foreign Minister says his country will not sign a deal with Iran if it rules out inspections of its military sites.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2015 05:44
Iran Seeks Notice Before Nuclear Inspectors Visit

Iran Seeks Notice Before Nuclear Inspectors Visit

France's foreign minister says Iran wants 24 days’ notice before international inspectors could visit its nuclear sites.Elad Benari, 21/05/2015 04:14
France Says it Wanted a Better Deal

France Says it Wanted a Better Deal

French FM says he originally rejected the deal but then Iran threatened to walk; report shows Obama gave up on original goal of the talks.Ari Yashar, 03/04/2015 15:08
France to Push for New UN Resolution on Peace

France to Push for New UN Resolution on Peace

France plans to begin talks on a new Security Council resolution to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/03/2015 20:26
France Calls for Talks Based on Two-State Solution

France Calls for Talks Based on Two-State Solution

Responding to Netanyahu's election victory, French Foreign Minister Fabius calls for resumption of peace talks.Elad Benari, 19/03/2015 04:46
France: Questions Remain About Iran's Nukes

France: Questions Remain About Iran's Nukes

French Foreign Minister says there are still "key questions to resolve" before an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2014 05:12
France Moves to Vote on 'Palestine' Recognition

France Moves to Vote on 'Palestine' Recognition

Following suit with Sweden and Britain, socialist French lawmakers propose a vote calling the PA a 'state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2014 21:14
MP: Palestinian Recognition a Slippery Slope

MP: Palestinian Recognition a Slippery Slope

French MP Meir Habib blasts 'weakness' of EU against Islamism, warns unilateral recognition of 'Palestine' gives victory to Islamism.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 15/10/2014 17:33
France: No to Recognition of 'Palestine' - For Now

France: No to Recognition of 'Palestine' - For Now

French FM Fabius says recognition must be helpful and not just symbolic, in snub of UK non-binding vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2014 20:01
France Condemns Israel Over Construction

France Condemns Israel Over Construction

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says new construction in Givat Hamatos is a "direct threat" to the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 03/10/2014 01:16
France Confirms Kidnapping in Algeria

France Confirms Kidnapping in Algeria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius confirms that a French man has been kidnapped in Algeria by a group linked to IS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2014 04:43
France Prepared to Take Part in Strikes Against IS

France Prepared to Take Part in Strikes Against IS

French Foreign Minister says his country is prepared to take part in air strikes on Islamic extremists in Iraq "if necessary."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2014 04:12
France: 'Impose' Ceasefire; Europeans Slam Israel

France: 'Impose' Ceasefire; Europeans Slam Israel

Paris condemns alleged IAF shelling, says lack of Hamas compliance justifies 'imposed' solution; UK implies IAF 'violated int'l law.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2014 13:17
France Pushes for Gaza Truce

France Pushes for Gaza Truce

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius joins international efforts to push for Gaza ceasefire, citing 'high civilian death toll.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2014 21:32
France: Too Bad Obama Didn't Strike in Syria

France: Too Bad Obama Didn't Strike in Syria

France's Foreign Minister says the Syrian regime is believed to have used chemical weapons 14 times since late 2013.Elad Benari, 14/05/2014 05:13
France Rejects Criticism of Iran Business Trip

France Rejects Criticism of Iran Business Trip

France’s Finance Minister says a 116-person delegation of business figures to Iran is “a bet” on the future.Elad Benari, 06/02/2014 06:14
France Pessimistic About Syria Peace Talks

France Pessimistic About Syria Peace Talks

French FM says the moderate Syrian opposition is in "serious difficulty", putting peace talks aimed at ending the crisis in trouble.Elad Benari, 15/12/2013 04:43
Hague to Israel: Don't Interfere With Iran Deal

Hague to Israel: Don't Interfere With Iran Deal

If Israel is considering taking on Iran alone, said British Foreign Minister William Hague, Jerusalem should think again, he said MondayDavid Lev, 25/11/2013 19:59
Netanyahu Greets Hollande: 'Vive la France'

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, 17/11/2013 15:59
Hollande And Iran Blocking French FM in Israel

Hollande And Iran Blocking French FM in Israel

Hollande makes first visit to Israel as president Sunday to sign cooperation agreements, accompanied by FM Fabius who blocked Iran deal.Ari Yashar, 15/11/2013 08:06
French Ambassador: We Stopped Iran Nuke Deal

French Ambassador: We Stopped Iran Nuke Deal

It was France's caution that broke up the deal that would have eased sanctions on Iran, France's ambassador to Israel saidDavid Lev, 14/11/2013 08:24
Iran Attacks France for 'Supporting Israel'

Iran Attacks France for 'Supporting Israel'

Iranian MPs accuse French FM Fabius of defending Israel, FM expresses concerns Israel has raised, 'no certainty' a deal will be reached.Ari Yashar, 09/11/2013 19:14
France Sets Conditions for Russian Proposal

France Sets Conditions for Russian Proposal

A proposal to have Assad hand over his chemical weapons arsenal is acceptable under certain conditions, says French FM Fabius.Elad Benari, 10/09/2013 02:14
Fabius: EU Guidelines May Need to be Re-examined

Fabius: EU Guidelines May Need to be Re-examined

French Foreign Minister: The EU boycott may have created a new legal situation that EU leaders did not mean to create.Elad Benari, 26/08/2013 04:44
Yaalon Confirms: Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Yaalon Confirms: Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Defense minister says Israel will respond to any violation of its sovereignty, will not intervene in Syria.Gil Ronen, 25/08/2013 17:34
France: Israel-PA Peace Like a 'Thunderbolt'

France: Israel-PA Peace Like a 'Thunderbolt'

France’s Foreign Minister says that a successful outcome to peace negotiations would be like a "thunderbolt" for peace in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 25/08/2013 05:21
France: Chemical Massacre Requires Strong Reaction

France: Chemical Massacre Requires Strong Reaction

New York Times: U.S. studying NATO air war in Kosovo as possible blueprint for acting in Syria without UN mandate.Gil Ronen, 24/08/2013 21:29
France: Chemical Attacks Should be Met with Force

France: Chemical Attacks Should be Met with Force

Foreign Minister says if reports that Assad used chemical weapons are verified the use of force is due – but not ground troops.Gil Ronen, 22/08/2013 16:43
Yaalon Doubtful Iran's President Will Bring Change

Yaalon Doubtful Iran's President Will Bring Change

"Ultimately, Khamenei makes all the decisions," Yaalon tells France's Foreign and Defense Ministers.Elad Benari, 18/06/2013 00:12
Lebanon Warns Syria after Gunship Attack

Lebanon Warns Syria after Gunship Attack

Lebanese army warned it will hit back against any new attacks after Syrian helicopter fired two rockets at Arsal.Arutz Sheva, 12/06/2013 20:33
France: Syria Used Sarin Gas

France: Syria Used Sarin Gas

French Foreign Minister says that tests on chemical samples from Syria make it certain that Sarin was used in the country.Elad Benari, 05/06/2013 03:15
Lapid: I'm Committed to 'Two-State Solution'

Lapid: I'm Committed to 'Two-State Solution'

Finance Minister tells French Foreign Minister his party is committed to the “two-state solution” to end the Israeli-Arab conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/05/2013 20:40
EU Foreign Ministers Back 'Settlement' Labelling

EU Foreign Ministers Back 'Settlement' Labelling

EU foreign ministers say they will back EU efforts to label products from Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/04/2013 01:06
Peres: Name Hizbullah a Terrorist Organization

Peres: Name Hizbullah a Terrorist Organization

President Shimon Peres meets French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, asks that the EU recognize Hizbullah as a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 12/03/2013 05:17
France Hints it Will Support PA's UN Bid

France Hints it Will Support PA's UN Bid

French Foreign Minister reminds senate that President Hollande promised to promote recognition of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 23/11/2012 06:15
Change in Tide of International Opinion - For Now

Change in Tide of International Opinion - For Now

As Iran urges Arab nations to send military aid to Gaza to increase its attacks on Israel, Western leaders plainly condemn the terrorism. Chana Ya'ar, 21/11/2012 16:35
Peres: There is No 'Occupation' in Gaza

Peres: There is No 'Occupation' in Gaza

Hamas cannot possibly say that it is firing rockets at Israel because of the “occupation”, President Shimon Peres tells French FM.Elad Benari, 19/11/2012 06:15
French FM Warns Against Israeli Strike in Iran

French FM Warns Against Israeli Strike in Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius: An Israeli strike in Iran will “turn against Israel”.Elad Benari, 04/09/2012 05:44