Not content with shutting down Muslim civil societies group in the country, now Paris wants to silence critics outside the country.
The far-right National Rally's Marine Le Pen and Paris's Socialist mayor Anne Hidalgo launched their campaigns on Sunday to challenge Emmanuel Macron in the upcoming presidential elections.
Decried and mocked in equal measure, Paris announced another policy widely seen as targeting the country's embattled Muslim community.
The results of last month's regional elections have raised questions about Marine Le Pen's strategy of trying to detoxify her party's brand and position it as a more mainstream right-wing force.
President Emmanuel Macron-affiliated candidates could not win a single regional poll, signalling that the upcoming presidential elections will be an uphill battle for the embattled leader.
Marine Le Pen's party fails to win any of 12 regions while centrist ruling party of President Macron suffers another poll drubbing in second round of regional elections marked by a woeful turnout.
Polls suggested that Le Pen's party had some momentum, with legitimate ambitions to win control of leadership councils in one or more of France’s 12 mainland regions.
French police reportedly recover weapons and a copy of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography from the house of one of the suspects involved in public slapping of President Emmanuel Macron.
A new anonymous letter penned by French military officers emerges calling French politicians "cowards" and failing to deal with Islam and Muslims.
Almost half of French people support the military intervening in the country’s affairs following a letter by military officers saying they would take up arms to defend France against ‘suburban hordes.’
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen posted graphic images on Twitter of crimes committed by Daesh in late 2015 after a prominent television interviewer compared her party to the terror group.
Open letter by retired generals warned country is headed for "civil war" unless President Macron cracks down on "Islamism and the suburban hordes", a missive supported by the far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
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