November 13th

French investigators identify 'coordinator' of 2015 Paris attacks

International — Link

Syria-based Oussama Atar, 32, believed to be a member of the Islamic State group, was already a suspect in the March 22nd attacks on Brussels in which his brothers participated as suicide bombers, but has now been named as the coordinator for the November 13th atrocities in Paris last year which left 130 people dead.

Morocco jails brother of alleged Paris attacks ringleader

International — Link

Yassine Abaaoud, whose brother was killed by French police after the November 13th attacks, was jailed two years for non-denunciation and promotion of terrorism.

Photo of Paris terror attacks victim sparks press freedom row

France — Link

A Paris court is to rule later this month whether a photographer breached personal privacy rules by taking a harrowing photo of a Bataclan theatre victim.

Paris terrorist attacks fugitive Salah Abdeslam captured in Brussels

International — Link

French national Salah Abdeslam, 26, wanted for his part in the November attacks that left 130 dead, was wounded during his arrest in Molenbeek area of Brussels.

Eagles of Death Metal singer apologises for accusing Bataclan guards

International — Link

Jesse Hughes said his comments last week that absent guards knew of the impending terrorist attack in November were 'unfounded and baseless'.

Eagles of Death Metal frontman: 'Everyone should have access to guns'

France — Link

Jesse Hughes, who performs in Paris with the band three months after Bataclan massacre, said 'until nobody has guns everybody has to have them'.

The truth about deadly police raid on terror flat near Paris

France — Investigation

In the early hours of November 18th, 2015 officers from the French police's elite antiterrorism unit RAID staged an assault on a flat at Saint-Denis, just north of Paris. The operation led to the death of two terrorists who had carried out the attacks in Paris on November 13th. Mediapart has discovered that though the police claim they came under “sustained” fire during the assault, in fact the terrorists in the flat only fired eleven rounds, against more than 1,500 from police officers. Most of the shots sustained by the police came from their own officers. Matthieu Suc reports.

Islamic State claims two Iraqis took part in November Paris attacks

International — Link

The claim made in jihadist group's magazine Dabiq raised speculation the two men may have been suicide bombers who targeted Stade de France.

Mother of November Paris attacks victim vows to sue Belgium for negligence

International — Link

Mother of 26-year-old murdered at the Bataclan theatre in attack by a group of mostly Belgian gunmen said Belgium could have arrested them earlier.

Remains of third jihadist gunman in Paris concert hall massacre identified

International — Link

Foued Mohamed-Aggad, 23, from Strasbourg was killed with two other assailants at the end of their rampage at the Bataclan theatre in November.  

Alleged Paris attacks ringleader 'evaded Greek police' in January

International — Link

Abdelhamid Abaaoud, killed by French police last month, escaped arrest in Athens from where he directed Brussels terror cell, security source tells BBC.

Paris terrorist attacks wipe 500 million euros off French economy

France — Link

Most affected is tourism sector, with Air France estimating losses of 50 million euros, while Bank of France says fourth quarter growth cut by 0.1 pcnt.

First of Paris terrorist attack bars reopens

France — Link

Exactly three weeks after the street massacres by jihadist gunmen, Paris bar La Bonne Bière, where five people died, reopened on Friday.

French PM warns more attacks to come as police launch pre-dawn anti-terror raids

France — Link

Manuel Valls said Friday's shootings were 'planned in Syria' and that Europe should be prepared for a repeat attack in weeks ahead.

Paris terror attacks: death toll rises to 129, IS claims responsibility, arrests in Belgium

France — Report

At least 129 people died in the series of terrorist attacks in and around Paris on Friday evening, for which a statement purportedly from the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. Late on Saturday the Paris public prosecutor said 352 people were known to have been wounded, of whom 99 were in a serious condition. He added that police believe the terrorists were divided into three teams. Three men were arrested Saturday in Belgium in connection with the attacks. President François Hollande has ordered three days of national mourning. Mediapart reports on the precise chronology of the Friday attacks and the latest information to emerge on Saturday.