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November 20, 2015

The UN said Daesh militants "must be stamped out". (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT
The UN condemned the execution of two Chinese and Norwegian nationals by Daesh militants in Syria.
Malian security forces take position near the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:22 GMT
Hundreds of people were taken hostage by gunmen Friday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako, including French, Chinese and Turkish nationals.
Pollard was released after spending 30 years behind bars. (AFP/File)
09:58 GMT
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was freed from a US prison Friday after spending 30 years behind bars.
French gendarmes enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, patrol a railway station in Paris, November 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:13 GMT
The mother and brother of Europe's first suicide bomber were detained by French security forces in Paris.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech following a working session during the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, November 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:06 GMT
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Muslim nations to unite against terrorists in wake of the recent attacks in Beirut and Paris.
Boulahacen's role in the the attacks came as a shock to her family, who described her as 'outgoing, a bit clueless.' (Image: Twitter)
06:00 GMT
Hasana Ait Boulahacen, who was involved in the recent terror attacks on Paris, is being regarded as Europe's first female suicide bomber. During the Paris attacks Boulahacen, calling out for assistance, lured French forces to a building where she detonated the bombs strapped to her body.
The suspect is believed to have entered the country in 2007 with a fake passport. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Indonesian national is accused of actively promoting the Nusra cause on social media platforms.
The announcement comes as Russia ramps up airstrikes on militant targets in Syria. (Screenshot)
05:00 GMT
Russia's deputy foreign minister reported 2,719 Russian citizens had left to fight for Daesh in Syria.

November 19, 2015

The list was selected from the Forbes Global 2000 companies. (Twitter)
22:30 GMT
Forbes Middle East unveils its list of Top 100 Executives in the Middle East.
King Fahad National Library, the largest library in the Middle East, was recognized as an innovative, flexible, and environmentally-friendly building. (Twitter)
21:57 GMT
The Riyadh-based King Fahad National Library (KFNL) was picked as the best architectural work in 2015 by global A+Award program, according to an online report.
"How would a change of title from school principal to school leader change the caliber of education?" (Facebook)
20:00 GMT
An analysis of the incompetency in Saudi Arabian education system; The need to treat psychological horrors of war on young Syrian children; Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to meet recently orphaned 3-year-old Lebanese boy; The heart-breaking descent of beautiful Lebanon into war.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) reads law enforcement testimony during his weekly briefing on Capitol Hill November 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
19:32 GMT
The Republican-introduced legislation passed the house with a wide margin.
World powers have been disagreeing on visions of Assad's role in Syria's future. (AFP/File)
19:09 GMT
“Any qualified person, including Bahsar al-Assad, is entitled to stand as candidate in any final political process, but it is the Syrian people who will decide," Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a speech on her approach to defeating Daesh at the Council on Foreign Relations on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Spencer Platt)
18:50 GMT
Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton distanced herself from President Obama's strategy in Syria by calling for a more aggressive approach to fighting the militant group.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Bashar al-Assad and his regime of supporting terrorism in the region. (AFP/File.)
18:30 GMT
Erdogan spoke at an energy summit in Istanbul on Thursday, where he accused Bashar al-Assad's government of supporting terrorism and of being the main culprit of 380,000 deaths of its people. He also claimed that "Assad is now taking Daesh oil and turning it into money."
French President Francois Hollande will not backtrack on his promise to host 30,000 refugees within the next two years. (AFP/File)
18:30 GMT
Hollande spoke in Paris on Wednesday before a gathering of the countries mayors and affirmed that France will still accept over 30,000 refugees within the next two years.
"We believe stock selection (rather than market selection) is becoming more crucial and advocate a focus on quality and mispriced opportunities," advised expert Hootan Yazhari, noting that multiple MENA markets offer strong opportunities. (Al Bawaba/File)
18:12 GMT
GCC equity markets are looking increasingly attractive after the broad based sell off since the summer.
Are these lovebirds ready to add to their family? (Image Archive)
16:47 GMT
George and Amal Clooney are ready for a baby, maybe by adopting! Her Lebanese family is surely shouting for joy.
Palestinians are currently limited to 2G technology, while Israeli settlers have access to 3G. (Al Bawaba/File)
16:41 GMT
Israel and the Palestinian Authority on Thursday signed an agreement to enable long-awaited 3G mobile access in the occupied Palestinian territory.
China's President Xi Jinping condemns "all types of terrorism" at the annual 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila on November 19, 2015. (AFP/File).
16:30 GMT
President Xi Jinping condemned terrorism and claimed that China will fight against any violent attacks. His condemnation comes after Daesh claimed that it had killed Chinese national Fan Jinghui along with a Norwegian captive.
Refugees and migrants wait in front of a gate for registration in an a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
16:30 GMT
The two Syrian refugees were detained in Kos after authorities found photos of the Daesh flag on their phones.
Fatma al Nabhani
16:25 GMT
Oman's ace tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, began her campaign in the US$10,000 Morocco Open in Casablanca on an emphatic note.
Carlos Santana rockin' the stage. (Twitter)
16:25 GMT
"I Love You Too Much" hit maker Carlos Santa is coming back to Dubai to perform at the 2016 Jazz Festival.
The academic accused Turkey directly this week, but it's not the first time Ankara's been implicated. (AFP/File)
16:08 GMT
The academic accused Turkey directly this week, but it's not the first time Ankara's been implicated.
Afghani schoolchildren in the Ghazni province. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Killings and kidnappings in the Ghazni province have prompted a widespread police operation to curtail violence.
Israeli security forces patrol the surroundings of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 19, 2015, which happened just hours earlier. (AFP/Jack Guez)
15:33 GMT
A Palestinian suspect opened fire from a car in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc before being shot at the scene of the crime.
Manchester City's French midfielder Samir Nasri (L) controls the ball by Juventus' forward from Coombia Juan Cuadrado during a UEFA Champions League group stage football match between Manchester City and Juventus at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on September 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF
15:20 GMT
Manuel Pelegrini had hoped the midfielder would be fit for the weekend's match with Liverpool, but that will not be the case
A Hezbollah troop patrols the northeastern Lebanese region of Qalamoun. (AFP/File)
15:19 GMT
Two unidentified militants were killed and several others captured by Hezbollah forces in northeastern Lebanon.
He said that we should expect God to help us solve the problems we created. (AFP/File)
15:18 GMT
He said that we should expect God to help us solve the problems we created.
A woman carries a child as migrants and refugees walk near Gevgelija, after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
15:00 GMT
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.
"Instead of leading to sedition between the Palestinians and the people of the Southern Suburbs, they [Borj al-Barajneh bombings]actually restored the heat to the relationship between Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran." (Facebook)
14:51 GMT
How Daesh's attacks in Lebanon drew Hamas and Hezbollah together; Why terrorism becomes a bigger threat when refugees are not accepted; About an Arabic film screening in Jordan Tuesday evening; And some comic relief in the form of Lebanese Siri.
Shia pilgrims celebrating Arbaeen in Iraq. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
Iraq and Iran are coordinating on the security and legal requirements for Shia pilgrims crossing into Iraq for Arbaeen.
Ragheb Alama: From NYC with love! (Facebook)
14:15 GMT
Ragheb Alama: From NYC with love! (Facebook)
Israeli police gather at the site of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
14:13 GMT
Two Israelis are dead and two others injured following a stabbing attack which took place inside of the Panorama building on Ben Tsavi street in the city.
Abdul Sadek believes Amavubi will pose the toughest challenge to face Morocco
14:11 GMT
Morocco national team assistant coach Hafeedh Abdul Sadek has said Amavubi will pose the toughest challenge in their group at the 2016 Africa National Championship (CHAN) finals tournament slated for 16 January to February 7 in Rwanda.
Myriam Fares wishes Oman a happy National Day. (Instagram)
14:06 GMT
Myriam Fares wishes Oman a happy National Day. (Instagram)
A picture taken on November 17, 2015 shows old buildings in the historical quarter of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which is currently listed as one of the world heritage sites by UNESCO. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
14:00 GMT
A Yemeni official said the three had been detained by Houthi-run security forces.
El-Leila El-Kebira screened at the 37th Cairo International Film Festival. (
14:00 GMT
An interview with the film "El-Leila El-Kebira"'s director Sameh Abdelaziz prior to the screening.
The US engineer said her Facebook was suspended despite contacting the social network with proof of her name. (Shutterstock/File)
14:00 GMT
A woman whose name is in fact "Isis" said Facebook kept deactivating her account because they thought she was a terrorist.
Fans are gearing up for next month's Dubai Rugby Sevens. 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2014 winners South Africa. (Gulf Luxury)
14:00 GMT
The sports industry accounts for 0.8 per cent of Dubai's GDP and employs roughly 14,500 people, according to Deloitte’s Sports Business Group.
A bus drives through the Rafah border terminal in the southern Gaza Strip on August 24, 2013 (AFP/Said Khatib)
14:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority has excluded Hamas from discussion with Egypt on the reopening of the border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo will be meeting a Lebanese boy who lost his parents in the recent suicide bombings in Beirut. (
13:34 GMT
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo will be meeting a Lebanese boy who lost his parents in the recent suicide bombings in Beirut.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud in an undated photo. (Photo: Twitter)
13:31 GMT
The body of Abdelhamid Abaaoud has been identified following the Wednesday night raid.
French citizens light candles in memorial of the victims of the Paris bombings. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
In response to the coordinated attacks in Paris, French lawmakers are proposing a bill that would extend the state of emergency to February.
A doctor checks schoolchildren for swine flu in nearby Oman, in 2009. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Two people have died and schools are closing in a recent outbreak of swine flu in Kuwait.
Since Opec decided against reducing production in November 2014, global oil demand has recovered strongly according to Barclays. (Shutterstock)
13:30 GMT
Barclays' bullish forecast for rising oil prices is cause for optimism, with the UAE's energy minister standing by OPEC's decision to continue production.
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. (AFP/MOHAMMED ABED)
13:29 GMT
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City
A security guard at the Stade de France stopped a suicide bomber from entering, but the Internet is confused as to who the hero really is. (Twitter)
13:25 GMT
A security guard at the Stade de France stopped a suicide bomber from entering, but the Internet is confused as to who the hero really is.
Japan set to adopt new measures to tighten security in 2020 Olympics
13:12 GMT
The Japanese authorities promised on Wednesday to organize safe Olympic games in 2020, after the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.
The head of the World Bank Global Islamic Finance Development Center says that it's possible for emerging markets to make use of other countries for international issuance, even when the domestic legal conditions are not there. (Twitter)
13:00 GMT
A World Bank expert has told G20 participants that emerging markets can easily harness international Islamic finance by establishing correct legal structures.
Kuwaiti TV personality Halima Boland was harassed by two unidentified men this week. (File photo)
12:56 GMT
Kuwaiti TV personality Halima Boland was harassed by two unidentified men this week.
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius estimated the total number of Daesh fighters at 30,000. (YouTube)
12:45 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the remarks as he called for world powers to rally their forces around the fight against the militant group.
Israeli security forces stand guard where a Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli security forces after he stabbed two police officers on October 10, 2015 in east Jerusalem. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
12:41 GMT
One person has been killed and two others injured in a stabbing attack at the Panorama building along Ben Tzvi Boulevard in southern Tel Aviv.
An Italian soldier patrols near the San Giovanni Basilica in Roma on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Filippo Monteforte)
12:30 GMT
Italian authorities are searching for five Daesh militants who may be targeting national landmarks.
A photo appearing in the group's English-language magazine Dabiq purports to show the device that downed the Russian aircraft. (AFP/File)
12:18 GMT
A photo appearing in the group's English-language magazine Dabiq purports to show the device that downed the Russian aircraft.
Thousands of Iraqis have been killed in bombing and shooting attacks in and around Baghdad. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 35 others injured in several attacks across Baghdad and Diyala province.
Samia Ghadie dancing on ice with her now fiance -- hard to believe she's a mother of two! (Facebook)
11:47 GMT
Samia Ghadie of British show Coronation Street was spotted Christmas shopping with newborn son and girlfriend in Cheshire.
Palestinian schoolchildren demonstrate for the safety of the education in front of Israeli soldiers in 2014. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
11:30 GMT
After a checkpoint altercation, Israeli forces fired tear gas and skunk water into the nearby Palestinian neighborhood, preventing children from reaching school.
The education sector was followed by the oil and gas industry as the hardest hit sectors fro growth in the UAE. (UAE Interact)
11:00 GMT
The Monster Employment Index has revealed that while banking, telecoms and financial services saw 30 percent year on year growth, education has suffered a 22 percent slowdown.
A tunnel in King Abdullah Street, Jeddah during the 2009 flood which killed 122 people with over 350 reported missing. (Wikipedia)
11:00 GMT
As parts of the country recover from heavy flooding that killed eight people, an environmental expert warns that the Kingdom's dams can't hold floodwaters due to poor maintenance.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls gestures as he addresses French lawmakers debating a measure that would extend a state of emergency declared by the French president until the end of February, at the National Assembly in Paris on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Francous Guillot)
11:00 GMT
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced in his address to extend France's state of emergency that there is a risk of Daesh using chemical or bacteriological weapons in attacks.
The Republican candidate was hoping to show which US states were refusing refugees, but it didn't really work out that way. (AFP/File)
10:43 GMT
The Republican candidate was hoping to show which US states were refusing refugees, but it didn't really work out that way.
Photos of the execution were published in the Daesh propaganda Dabiq magazine. (Twitter)
10:00 GMT
The Daesh militant group announced executing two Norwegian and Chinese nationals after graphic photos were released of the men.
A photo shows the French flag illuminated on the side of the Ministry of Culture at the Palais Royal (Royal Palace) in Paris, November 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
A young student from Gaza was shocked when Daesh used his photo and praised him for carrying out the attacks in Paris.
The Gate Mall, West Bay Doha. Malls previously scrapped the controversial policy, but Qatar's municipality has re-opened talks to re-institute it. (Pirancafe)
10:00 GMT
Critics complain that Qatar's families-only policy in malls on workers' only day off is subject to inconsistent application and racial-profiling.
Bosnian policemen are seen while securing a crime scene during an investigation in Sarajevo's Northern suburb of Rajlovac late on November 18, 2015, after an attack by an armed suspect. (AFP/Elvis Barukcic)
10:00 GMT
The shooter killed himself with explosives following the attack in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, after killing two soldiers and injuring three others.
Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on November 19, 2015, where French Police special forces raided an apartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
09:35 GMT
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins stated that authorities have not confirmed the death of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the late Friday attacks. More forensics will be required to identify those killed in the recent Saint-Denis raids.
Children in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of Damascus, on November 13, 2015. (AFP/ Sameer Al-Doumy)
09:30 GMT
The negotiations for a 15-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta have failed.
A plane was grounded in Bulgaria after a passenger told the crew there was a bomb aboard. (AFP/File)
09:29 GMT
A plane traveling from Poland to Egypt was grounded in Bulgaria after a passenger told the crew about a potential bomb.
Rapper Akon to perform during Abu Dhabi race weekend this month. (
09:11 GMT
Rapper Akon to perform during Abu Dhabi race weekend this month.
Daesh released the video days after threatening to attack Washington, D.C. and Rome. (Screenshot/Al Furat)
09:00 GMT
Daesh released a new sleek video of a would-be suicide bomber walking through Times Square as a warning that the city could be the militant group's next target.
In addition to the eight Blackhawks, the US has provided firearms, ammunition and F-16 fighter jets to Jordan this year. (Facebook)
09:00 GMT
The first three out of an expected eight Blackhawk helicopters from the US were received by Jordan, as part of the ongoing military cooperation between the two countries.
Police officers pat down a woman before entering the square where people take part in a candle light vigil to the victims of the Paris attacks in Brussels' Molenbeek district, on November 18, 2015. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
08:51 GMT
Belgian security forces conducted large scale raids in a Brussels suburb in a bid to arrest suspects linked to the tragic Paris attacks. But residents of Molenbeek are uniting in their condemnation of the attacks and urging others against stigmatizing the neighborhood based on the actions of a few.
The Palestinian refugee camp of Dheisheh, south of Bethlehem (AFP/Thomas Coex)
08:42 GMT
Israeli forces raided over 20 houses and shot two men in the Duheisha refugee camp.
Eco-tourists headed for guesthouses in rural areas in September and October while Beirut continued to grapple with the trash crisis. (AFP/File)
08:40 GMT
Despite worldwide coverage of Lebanon’s trash crisis, the country saw a fair demand for environmental tourism, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil (not pictured) in Moscow, November 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
A draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia aimed at combining "joint efforts" to combat Daesh.
Daesh published this image online from its magazine "Dabiq" on Oct. 18, 2015, purporting to show the improvised explosive device used to down the Metrojet flight in Egypt's Sinai region. (Aswat Masriya)
08:28 GMT
Daesh published photos in their magazine "Dabiq", purporting to show the method of exploding a Metrojet airline late last month in Egypt's Sinai region.
Armed tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi flash their guns in the Dabab district in Taez province, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT
The battle between Houthis and government forces to control Taiz will be the focal point of peace talks in Yemen. Here is why.
The UAE took a step in the right direction by appointing Dr Amal Al Qubaisi as the nation's first female speaker. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Girl power! The UAE has made history in the Arab world by appointing the first female speaker to parliament.
Over half of US governors said they would not welcome Syrian refugees, prompting Obama's move. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama will veto a bill suspending the entry of Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
Anders Thornberg, head of Swedish Security Service, talks to journalists during a press meeting at SAPO headquarters in Stockholm on November 18, 2015. (AFP/Fredrik Sandberg)
07:36 GMT
Sweden raised their threat level to 'high' after intelligence of someone plotting a Daesh-affiliated attack in the country.
Syrians walk in the rain past a shop in the town of Kfar Batna, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:33 GMT
A truce was reportedly agreed upon by Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Iran's FM met with the UN special envoy to Yemen to discuss intervening in the ongoing conflict.
On 10 November 2015, Microsoft released a security update to mitigate the security vulnerability exposed by Haken. (Shutterstock)
06:11 GMT
A researcher has found '100 percent success rate' for hacking into the system that uses BitLocker, the data encryption feature.
Tariq Abu Khdeir with his mother, after a Jerusalem border police officer assaulted him in 2014. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The border police officer who beat a Palestinian-American teenager in 2014 will receive community service because he "expressed regret."
The Daily Mail's comic alludes to one of the suspected Paris attackers whom some suspect came through a refugee row from Greece. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Xenophobia doesn't look so different from WWII.
Jumeirah Inside works across desktop, table and mobile devices and is available in five languages. (Shutterstock/ISchmidt)
05:52 GMT
A new collaboration between Google and the Jumeirah Group gives you a 360° video interactive experience inside the world's tallest hotel, in an industry first.
France uses assault and explosives detection dogs in raids. (AFP/Nicolas Tucat)
05:30 GMT
A French police dog named Diesel was killed by militants during a raid on Wednesday.
A girls' school in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
Over 42,000 students in the Helmand province of Afghanistan have had to be relocated due to militant fighting near their schools
"Let's all meet this Friday 20th, 8:30 pm @ the global village Dubai for a night to remember!!!!" (Facebook)
05:29 GMT
Who's the "Boss"? Saad Lamjarred! The "LM3ALLEM" hit maker is headed to the UAE this weekend.
Use pauses to assess whether your audience is following, and to give them a chance to process the information. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
At some point in your career, you may have to sell an idea, give a briefing, or show off your expertise. Here's how to keep your audience awake.
Interest on the account balance is calculated daily based on the number of steps logged. (File photo)
04:49 GMT
Emirates NBD’s Fitness Account is a new savings account that allows you to earn more by increasing your physical activity.
Turkey's players observe a a minute of silence to pay tribute to victims of attacks claimed by Islamic State in Paris, which killed at least 129 people during the friendly football match between Turkey and Greece at Basaksehir stadium on November 17 ,2015 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE
03:39 GMT
The coach of Turkey's national football team, Fatih Terim, vehemently criticized the loud booing during the minute's silence before the start of the match with Greece on Tuesday night.

November 18, 2015

Amid a slew of addresses from world leaders, comments from Jordan's Prince Hassan didn't make the news much. (AFP/File)
22:21 GMT
Amid a slew of addresses from world leaders, comments from Jordan's Prince Hassan didn't make the news much.
Egyptian President Sisi reshuffled the CBE board just before the expiration of the existing board on November 26. (Al Bawaba/File)
22:17 GMT
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree to reshuffle the Board of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), before the expected expiration of the current board on 26 November.
Sofiane Feghouli
22:11 GMT
Louis van Gaal's side face competition from Inter after Barcelona dropped their interest
One of the attackers reportedly wore a Daesh t-shirt. (AFP/File)
22:00 GMT
Three individuals claiming to be Daesh supporters stabbed a Jewish teacher in Marseille, French prosecutors said.
#JeSuisChien is trending on Twitter, although some feel that people's sympathies should be targeted elsewhere. (Twitter)
21:01 GMT
#JeSuisChien is trending on Twitter, although some feel that people's sympathies should be targeted elsewhere.
A French Rafale fighter plane. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
France is stepping up their involvement and pushing for unity in the US-led coalition against Daesh.