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Harki veterans, former northern African soldiers of the French army during the Algerian national Liberation war (1957-62), sit next to pictures of refugee camps as they attend a meeting of the Harkis' Liaison Committee on May 10, 2014 in Colombey-les-deux

Harki veterans, former northern African soldiers of the French army during the Algerian national Liberation war (1957-62), sit next to pictures of refugee camps as they attend a meeting of the Harkis' Liaison Committee on May 10, 2014 in Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, ...

12/05/2014 - 07:11 - comment 0

French army to meet with Lebanese leadership over Saudi military grant deal

billion dollars with the aim of purchasing French weapons for the Lebanese army as soon as possible. ... A French military delegation will meet with Lebanese leadership next week to discuss how the military grant from Saudi Arabia will be used to purchase French ...

12/02/2014 - 08:27 - comment 0

France pushes ahead with weapon supply to Lebanon

and delivery should be imminent, the French Ministry said. The purchase of French weapons funded by a Saudi donation to beef up the Lebanese army’s capabilities to combat terrorism has been prioritized and delivery should be imminent, according to the French Foreign Ministry. Roman ...

10/09/2014 - 14:46 - comment 0

Algerian army role in atrocities debated at French courtroom

for charges that the Algerian army had a role in atrocities and massacres during this nation's Islamic ... that the Algerian army had a role in atrocities and massacres during this nation's Islamic insurgency.    ... and other generals responsible for the continuing violence in the former French colony, AP reported.  ...

18/05/2010 - 16:43 - comment 0

Boobs at the ready: FEMEN will fight Islamists with naked army

fighters!' Marguerite Stern, one of the French activists, defended the deployment of the naked army.  “Showing our breasts ... months in prison in Tunisia, the international women's movement has called for a naked army ... Thursday pledged to mobilise “an army of naked women to fight the Islamists”, on the backdrop of Tunisia ...

Editor's Choice - 13/06/2013 - 14:09 - comment 0

French troops arrested in Syria as Assad hails Putin victory

The Syrian army arrested 13 French soldiers ... The Syrian army arrested 13 French soldiers in the city of Homs, a scene of violent clashes between the armed ... the British newspaper Daily Star reported on Monday The Syrian army arrested 13 ...

05/03/2012 - 14:51 - comment 0

France seeks to provide Lebanon with used weapons

that restrictive conditions by Saudi Arabia has delayed the  Lebanese army's  purchase of French weapons ... French authorities are seeking to provide the Lebanese army with used weapons under a $3 billion deal ... French authorities are seeking to provide the Lebanese ...

16/08/2014 - 08:08 - comment 0

Not just a Saudi thing: UAE to send money to Lebanese army

dollars with the aim of purchasing French weapons for the Lebanese army as soon as possible. ... army funds to boost its military capabilities. UAE announced Monday that it will also send Lebanon ... Lebanon is set to receive a new grant to aid the Lebanese army from the United Arab of Emirates , media ...

30/12/2013 - 10:42 - comment 1

Saudi Arabia's $3 billion grant to Lebanese army "not directly related" to Syria, say reports

to support Lebanon’s unity, and will allow the naitional army to purchase French weapons. He also said ... Saudi Arabia is giving the Lebanese army a $3 billion ... army $3 billion in aid, Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman said on Sunday, describing ...

30/12/2013 - 07:48 - comment 0

Border battles: The Lebanese army and the fight against jihadists

The Lebanese army not only faces two jihadist groups ... The Lebanese army is facing a threat unlike any it has come up against since Lebanon’s independence: jihadist ... of this was last month’s five-day battle for Arsal. The Lebanese army may have eventually retaken the isolated ...

03/09/2014 - 08:50 - comment 0