Keyword: Palestine

Hollande calls for an end to Israeli settlements in West Bank

The French President, speaking in Ramallah after visiting Israel on Sunday, warned that the settlements threatened already fragile peace talks.

Fabius visits Israel, Palestine to back peace talks

French foreign minister will meet Palestinian and Israeli leaders this weekend to encourage them to continue with direct negotiatations. 

France to back Palestinian bid for UN status

Foreign Minister said France had long backed Palestinian ambitions for statehood and would vote yes "out of a concern for coherency".

France to abstain in Palestinian UN membership vote

France said it would abstain when the UN Security Council votes on whether to admit Palestine as a full member of the world body.

French protest boat heads for Gaza

A small French motor yacht slipped out of Greek waters Tuesday in an attempt to break Israeli's naval blockade on Gaza.