France has been in a state of emergency for nearly two years and law enforcement is using the measure as cover to target minorities and political activists completely unrelated to "terror".
Macron, France's youngest-ever president, is seeking an absolute majority in the Assembly to be able to implement his promised labor reforms and tougher security measures.
The killing of a policeman by a terrorist pushed national security to the top of the French political agenda on Friday, two days before the presidential election, with leading candidates clashing over how to keep citizens safe.
A French soldier shot the attacker as he rushed at police and soldiers with a machete in what authorities said appeared to be a terrorist attack.
France's National Assembly voted for the extension. The Senate is expected to approve the extraordinary security measures on Thursday.
Bernard Cazeneuve was appointed after Manuel Valls stepped down to take part in the French presidential election.
200 unsupervised children have been forced to sleep rough as the UK and France bicker over who should take them in.
Around 2,318 refugees, including 400 minors, moved out of the "Jungle" camp in Calais to reception and orientation centres as part of France's clearance plan.
Immigration is a key issue in France ahead of next year's presidential elections.
France's Interior Minister met with senior Muslim representatives and agreed that efforts to foster good relations will include the creation of an Islamic foundation funded solely with French money.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says 20 mosques and prayer halls have been shut down in recent months and that more closures are to follow over exposure of radical views.
The attacker, a 25-year-old Frenchman of Moroccan origin, was later shot dead by members of an elite police unit.
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