Keyword: Daesh

French teenager convicted for naming Wi-Fi network after IS

Neighbours in Dijon had alerted police after noticing a Wi-Fi network with name 'Daesh 21' - Daesh is the Arabic acronym for Islamic State.

‘No quick victory over Islamic State' warns French army chief

Chief of staff General Pierre de Villiers said: 'Everybody knows that this conflict will be resolved through diplomatic and political channels.'

'Wolf in sheep's clothing': suspect in French terror attack

Co-worker of Yassin Salhi, 35, said he was mysterious, had a quiet strength, was deceptively calm and had talked about Islamic State.

French government decides to use Arabic word 'Daesh' instead of IS

French foreign minister says use of the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group is because 'this is a terrorist group and not a state'.