Whoever is President There: France Fries While Its Leaders Avert Eyes

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Whoever is President There: France Fries While Its Leaders Avert Eyes Posted: 24 Apr 2012 03:49 AM PDT In the tiny town of Barr, France—population 6000—in Alsace near the German and Swiss borders, there is a tiny parking lot near the main street. You pull into it, take one of the dozen or so spaces, and then notice the sign, “Parking de Synagogue.” For a moment one thinks that this is the parking lot Continue Reading

French Suburbs Becoming ‘Separate Islamic Societies’

From Hudson NY.Org France's decrepit city suburbs are becoming 'separate Islamic societies' cut off from the state, according to a major new study that examines the spread of Islam in France. Muslim immigrants are increasingly rejecting French values and identity and instead are immersing themselves in Islam, according to the report, which also warns that Islamic Sharia law is rapidly displacing French civil law in many parts of Continue Reading

Islam Overtaking Catholicism in France

From Hudson-NY.Org Islamic mosques are being built more often in France than Roman Catholic churches, and there now are more practising Muslims in the country than practising Catholics. Nearly 150 new mosques currently are under construction in France, home to the biggest Muslim community in Europe. The mosque-building projects are at various stages of completion, according to Mohammed Moussaoui, the president of the Muslim Council of Continue Reading

French police threaten to strike over ban on drinking on duty

From American Thinker.Com April 25, 2011 French police threaten to strike over ban on drinking on duty Thomas Lifson Public employee unions claim all sorts of benefits for their members, but in France they take matters a bit further. The UK Daily Mirror reports: FRANCE'S notoriously tough riot police are threatening to go on strike - over a ban on drinking alcohol on duty. The infamous CRS squads have always been allowed beer or Continue Reading

France recognizes Libyan rebels

From American Thinker.Com March 10, 2011 France recognizes Libyan rebels Rick Moran It's well past 3:00 AM. Would someone please throw a bucket of water on our president and wake him up? The Beeb: France has become the first country to recognise the Libyan rebel leadership, the National Libyan Council (NLC), as the country's legitimate government.It comes as Nato is set to discuss military options in the Libyan conflict including Continue Reading

France Gives Lebanon Anti-Tank Missiles That Would Only Be Used Against, Guess Who?

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Sunday, December 19, 2010 France Gives Lebanon Anti-Tank Missiles That Would Only Be Used Against, Guess Who? Please be subscriber 18,074 (and daily reader 20,074.). Put your email address in the upper right-hand box of the page at http://www.rubinreports.blogspot.com We rely on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation via PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, top right corner of this page: Continue Reading

France ‘can’t rule out’ UN creation of Palestinian state

From YNet News.Com French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Sunday that the option of the UN Security Council creating a Palestinian state cannot be ruled out. Kouchner told the Palestinian newspaper Al-Ayyam that France preferred a two-state solution to be negotiated with Israel, but said appealing to the Security Council to resolve the conflict remained a possibility. "We want to be able to soon welcome the state of Palestine to Continue Reading

Sarkozy seeks greater role for EU in Middle East talks

From EJ Press.Org French President Nicolas Sarkozy said the European Union should to have a greater role in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, adding that current US-led efforts were not working. "I observe that, 10 years after Camp David, we have made no progress and perhaps we've even gone backwards in terms of resuming dialogue. You can see there's a methodological problem," he told journalists. "This isn't about criticizing anybody, Continue Reading

‘Islamization’ of Paris a Warning to the West

From CBN.Com Friday in Paris. A hidden camera shows streets blocked by huge crowds of Muslim worshippers and enforced by a private security force. This is all illegal in France: the public worship, the blocked streets, and the private security. But the police have been ordered not to intervene. It shows that even though some in the French government want to get tough with Muslims and ban the burqa, other parts of the French Continue Reading

France wants EU seat at Mideast peace talks

From YNet News.Com France wants the European Union to have a seat at the table during next week's start of US-backed peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in Washington. French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner says it would be "too bad" if the EU were locked out - noting the bloc's political involvement in the region and its role as a top contributor of financial aid to the Palestinians. Kouchner said in a speech Continue Reading