I come from a privileged Francophone community in Lebanon. This has meant that I have always seen France as my second home. The streets of Paris are as familiar to me as the streets of Beirut. I was just in Paris a few days ago.
Unlike the Ankara Massacre, Erdoğan immediately condemned the attack… (It took 3 days to issue a written statement for the Ankara Massacre…)
Gunmen killed more than 120 people in a wave of attacks across Paris on Friday (13 November), shouting “Allahu Akbar” as they massacred scores of diners and concert-goers and launched suicide attacks outside the national stadium.
Jon knew something was wrong when he heard a noise that sounded like firecrackers going off.
That’s not the type of thing he expected to hear at the Eagles of Death Metal’s Friday the 13th gig at Paris’ Le Bataclan. He was attending the show by himself, enjoying one of the band’s upbeat songs from the venue’s pit area, when the concert hall erupted into a massacre.
He has declared a state of emergency in the whole of France – the first time since 1958 – and imposed border control. The Paris Metro is shut. Hollande has cancelled his trip to the G20 meeting in Turkey this weekend to remain in France. The front page
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J’étais en train de travailler chez moi. La télé était allumée, elle diffusait un film dans lequel Jean-Hugues Anglade joue un rôle de flic. J’ai entendu un bruit, comme des pétards, et j’étais
David Cameron, the British prime minister, responded on Twitter to reports of the attack. I am shocked by events in Paris tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are with the French people. We will do whatever we can to help. — David Cameron
theguardian.com – Kevin Rawlinson
Several fatalities reported, as well as explosion near Stade de France
An attack on a bar in the 11th arrondissement causes several casualties, French media report Another attack – an explosion – is reported to have targeted a bar near the Stade de France as France played Germany Reports say French President Francois