The French call for NATO exit
Thousands of angry French protesters have gathered in the French capital to call for the country’s withdrawal from the U.S.-led NATO military alliance. The protesters have also called for the resignation of the country’s President Emmanuel Macron.
U.S. struggles to contain French anger
As France furiously protests Australia's scrapping of a major arms deal in favor of American nuclear submarines, Washington is struggling to contain the fallout from Paris.
French watchdog warns of US big tech’s sway over payment services
Digital payment services developed by US tech giants such as Apple (AAPL.O) and Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) risk reinforcing their market power by giving them greater sway over consumers' data, France's antitrust authority said on Thursday.
Algeria Waiting for France Apology
Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said.
Iran Dismisses US, French Concerns over Satellite Launch
Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the concerns raised by the US and France about Tehran’s move to launch a satellite into space, saying the worrying fact is the atrocities that the allies of certain Western countries are committing in the Middle East every day. In comments on Wednesday evening, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected the […]
Turkish, Russian, German, French leaders to meet in Istanbul – Erdogan
The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will meet in Istanbul on September 7, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Sunday. “On September 7, we will host the summit of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France in Istanbul, we will discuss what we can do. We will discuss the issues of the region at this meeting of the four,” […]
Most French Firms ‘won’t be able to stay’ in Iran
Most French companies will find it impossible to continue doing business in Iran after US imposes its new sanctions to the country, said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday. These companies “won’t be able to stay because they need to be paid for the products they deliver to or build in Iran, and they […]
“Count to One” now for French theatergoers
TEHRAN – The Iranian puppetry troupe Yase Tamam is now in France to perform their acclaimed play “Count to One” in three cities of the country. The group that is led by director and writer Zahra Sabri will give three performances at the Théâtre d’argile in Frouard, the first of which will take place today. […]
French FM Le Drian to arrive in Tehran tonight
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will arrive in Tehran Sun. night to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on a plethora of topics concerning bilateral ties and regional issues, FM spox Ghasemi said. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Le Drian will be in Tehran for a two-day official […]
French FM to visit Iran next week
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Iran next week, British Broadcasting Corporation quoted an informed source as saying. The trip was scheduled to take place in January 2018 but it was postponed for some reasons, the report added. In the course of his visit to Iran, French Foreign Minister Le Drian will inaugurate […]