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Toulouse Shootings

Anti-Semitic Attacks Surged In 2012, Report Finds

AP | ARIEL DAVID | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Israeli researchers warned Sunday of a sudden upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks, topped by a deadly school shooting in France, notin...

Uproar In France Over Terrorism Suspect Tapes

AP | NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

PARIS — French authorities are investigating how recorded conversations between police and a young man accused of a terrorist rampage earlier th...

Toulouse Killer's Family Sues For Wrongful Death

AP | INGRID ROUSSEAU | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

PARIS -- The family of a French gunman who targeted a Jewish school and was later shot dead by police filed a lawsuit Monday suggesting he was effecti...

French Crackdown On Islamist Extremists

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON and CECILE BRISSON | Posted 05.30.2012 | World

PARIS — Police led pre-dawn raids across France on Friday in a crackdown against suspected Islamist extremists, arresting 19 people and carting ...

Yet Another Not-So-Pious Al Qaeda Terrorist

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 05.28.2012 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

Merah seems to be motivated by his reaction to the political traumas of the religious community that he subscribed to. His zeal seems to be against occupation and humiliation, not godlessness or impiety.

Sarkozy: Alleged Toulouse Shooter Was Not Al Qaeda

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday that a radical Frenchman who claimed to have gunned down Jewish children and paratroopers apparent...

Toulouse, France, Islam

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

One judges not only a man, but a country by this type of reaction, by its capacity for revulsion when confronted with an eruption of horror. A moment of grace. The beauty of a commonly-shared sorrow. The prerogative of a great people.

Video Recorded By Alleged Shooter Sent To Al Jazeera

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

PARIS, March 26 (Reuters) - Video footage filmed by the French gunman Mohamed Merah during his bloody shooting spree has been sent to the Al Jazeera...

French Shooting Suspect's Brother Charged

AP | NICOLAS GARRIGA and SAMANTHA BORDES | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

PARIS — A Frenchman suspected of helping his brother plot attacks against Jewish schoolchildren and paratroopers was handed preliminary murder a...

Gunman's Mother Released, Brother Questioned

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

PARIS — The brother of an Islamist fanatic behind a deadly shooting rampage in France celebrated his martyr-like death and may have helped him, ...

Pregnant Girlfriend To Wed Slain French Soldier Posthumously

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

PARIS -- The pregnant girlfriend of a French soldier killed in a dramatic gun rampage will wed her partner posthumously, a family lawyer said Saturday...

WATCH: France Jewish School Shooter Spinning In Stolen Car?

Posted 03.22.2012 | World

A 32-hour standoff between French police and the main suspect in the killings of 7 in the south of France came to an end on Thursday when police raide...

France Investigating Possible Accomplices In Shooting

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

PARIS (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that French who visit Internet sites supporting terrorism will be punished by law, a new measure in...

Toulouse Shooting Suspect Reportedly Dead

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France (AP) -- The French interior minister says the suspect a killing spree has died after jumping from his apartment window after police s...

Jewish Victims Buried In Israel

AP | DANIELLA CHESLOW | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A rabbi and three children gunned down at a Jewish school in France were buried Wednesday in a Jerusalem cemetery, with a bereaved m...