Dozens arrested in recent weeks for allegedly spreading ‘jihad’
The appointment of a new Lebanese Prime Minister illustrates the arcane complexity — and absurdity — of the country’s sectarian politics
French President François Hollande took strides to heal wounds between France and Algeria, but his recognition of “unjust” colonial history overlooks continued prejudice Algerian descendents still face in France.
Seven years after Clichy-sous-Bois errupted in rioting that spread across France, TIME returns to see whether billions in spending, years of policy debate, and national soul-searching has improved life in the blighted banlieues. …
After 24 hours of chaos and fraud allegations, Jean-François Copé is re-elected leader of French conservatives with gestures to the far right that divides his camp.
Allegations of voter fraud add further bile to the leadership race for France’s main conservative party, as it chooses between its neo-Gaullist roots or drifting towards the far right of Marine Le Pen
French Interior Minister Manual Valls law-and-order drive has made him the darling of opinion polls, while approval ratings of President François Hollande and other leaders plummet amid the hardening economic crisis.
French President François Hollande reverses 51 years of official denial about the violent deaths of perhaps 200 people killed during a 1961 demonstration against the Algerian war
Warnings of “antiwhite racism” by one of two contenders for the leadership of France’s main conservative party spark controversy
New essays by French author Richard Millet, which say Anders Behring Breivik’s Norwegian massacre was the result of immigration and multiculturalism, have caused an uproar in France
Syria’s foreign minister speaks, this week’s controversial visits by the Egyptian president and Colombia’s leader confirms peace talks with leftist rebels.
In today’s required reading: another massacre in Syria, Japan plans to buy disputed South China Sea islands and communal violence rears its head again in Indonesia.