The Elysee Palace announces the release of three French hostages in Iraq

The Elysee Palace Announces the Release of Three French Hostages in Iraq

Four employees of the NGO SOS Chrétiens d’Orient, three French and one Iraqi, kidnapped in Baghdad on January 20th, have been released, announced the Elysée on Thursday 25th March 2020. The Elysee Palace announced on Thursday 25th March 2020 the release of three French people held in Baghdad since January 20, as well as an Iraqi. All four […]

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Photo provided by the French Navy on May 10, 2019 by the masters Cédric de Pierrepont (g) and Alain Bertoncello, the two soldiers killed by releasing hostages in Burkina Faso.

France Prepares Homage to Soldiers Killed by Freeing Hostages

The remains of the two servicemen killed by releasing hostages in Burkina Faso arrived Sunday 12th May, 2019 in France. A tribute will be paid to the soldiers on Tuesday. France is preparing to pay tribute to the two navy commandos killed by releasing hostages in northern Burkina Faso , whose bodies have been repatriated, a sacrifice that arouses intense […]

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French ex-hostages freed from Burkina Faso return to France

French ex-Hostages Freed in Burkina Faso Have Returned to France

Emmanuel Macron received soberly Saturday 11th May, 2019 the two hostages released in northern Burkina Faso at the cost of the death of two French soldiers. The two French hostages released by the French special forces in northern Burkina Faso at the cost of the death of two soldiers were greeted Saturday, May 11, 2019 with sobriety by President […]

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The French army released four hostages - two French, one American and one South Korean - during an intervention in northern Burkina Faso in which two French soldiers were killed.

French Hostages Kidnapped in Benin Released, Two Soldiers Killed During Operation

According to the Elysee, Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas, kidnapped in Benin on May 1st, 2019, were rescued during a military operation in Burkina Faso. The Elysee announced, Friday, May 10, 2019 , the release of the two French kidnapped in Benin and held hostage . “This release was achieved through a military operation, conducted by French forces on the night of […]

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Isabelle prime released by Captors

French Hostage Isabelle Prime back in France after Yemen Release

France’s last hostage abroad, Isabelle Prime, returned home Friday evening after spending more than five months in captivity. Prime was freed by Yemeni captors on Thursday, notably through the mediation of the Sultan of Oman.  The 30 year old spent her first night of freedom with her family on Saturday, following what was a surprise […]

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