Keyword: Mosque

Revealed: story behind arrests of far-right activists in France

By , and Jacques Massey

Ten men, including a former gendarme, have been arrested across France for their suspected role in a plot to attack Muslims. Mediapart can reveal that one of the suspects had been setting up his own laboratory to make explosives. Matthieu Suc, Marine Turchi and Jacques Massey report on the story behind the dramatic arrests and the murky world of the far-right in France.

Man 'tried to drive car into crowd' in front of French mosque

The man reportedly wanted to avenge attacks linked to Islamic State that have killed dozens in Paris over the past years.

France car attacker wanted to become a ‘martyr’

Man who tried to run down soldiers guarding a French mosque wanted to 'appear like a martyr' but police rule out terrorism link.

Man drives car at troops protecting French mosque

An elderly local worshipper and a soldier guarding the mosque at Valence were slightly injured, as was driver after troops opened fire.

Pigs heads dumped outside French mosque

French Muslim and Jewish groups unite in outrage after two pig heads were dumped at a mosque in a southern French town.