Marine Le Pen, an anti-EU, anti-Islam French nationalist, and Emmanuel Macron, a pro-EU, pro-Islam globalist, are contending for the French presidency.
A chronological review of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France in 2016.
A row over burkinis has reignited a long-running debate over Islamic dress codes in France and other secular European states.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced plans to build a “humanitarian camp” next to one of the busiest train stations in the city so that thousands of illegal migrants bound for Britain can “live with dignity.”
A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France in 2015.
French leaders consistently act in ways that contradict their stated goal of eradicating Islamic terror.
A raft of new anti-terrorism measures are aimed at preventing French citizens or residents from joining jihadist groups abroad, and at slowing the spread of radical Islam at home.
A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France during 2014.
The arrest of a French jihadist for the fatal shooting of three people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels confirms the worst fears about the security threat posed by battle-hardened European jihadists returning from the fighting in Syria.
The French government has unveiled a new plan aimed at preventing French citizens or residents from waging jihad in Syria and other conflict zones in the Muslim world.
One month into 2014 and Islam-related controversies continued making headlines in newspapers across Europe. The most salient topic involved the dramatic increase in the numbers of European jihadists participating in the war in Syria.