French Air Strikes Destroy a Daech Training Camp in Syria

Air strikes have destroyed a “training camp” of the Islamic State group according to the French Ministry of Defence. This raid, organized in conjunction with aircraft of the coalition led by Washington on Monday, was conducted “at sixty kilometres north-east of Aleppo in Manbij region,” said a statement from the French Ministry of Defence. We …

Francois Hollande: The Daesh Oil Traffic is Reduced

The French head of state, Francois Hollande said that the portfolio of the jihadist organization IS dries … The strikes are bearing fruit. French President Francois Hollande said on Friday that the lucrative oil smuggling from Syria organized by the organization Islamic state (IS) had been “greatly reduced” through the bombing by the coalition forces. The Head …

Attacks in Paris. The Charles de Gaulle Prepares to hit Daech

The attacks in Paris are “an act of war,” said Francois Hollande. The aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle prepares to sail for the Persian Gulf. Francois Hollande announced the deployment of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to intensify the fight against Daech without specifying the place of his deployment. Some days later, the spokesman …

Syria. Francois Hollande: “Other Strikes May Take Place”

Six units of the French airforce bombed and destroyed on Sunday morning a training camp of the Islamic state near Deir ez-Zor, said Francois Hollande.  France has conducted its first air strikes Sunday against the Islamic State, which it intends to destroy the“sanctuaries”. Other strikes are to follow, said the French president. “France has struck …

Air Controllers Call Strike Off

Air Traffic Controllers Call strike action off FRENCH air traffic controllers have called off this week’s planned strike, which be a relief for families going away for the school spring break, after talks with the DGAC national aviation authority.  However, they have maintained their threat of a new strike from April 30 to May 2 …

France deploys aircraft carrier against ISIS in Iraq

France has deployed its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in Iraq, as part of the US-led military campaign, French media report, citing government officials. “The integration of the Charles de Gaulle in the operation… (in Iraq) begins this morning,” a member of Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s staff …