(AFP) – French police found guns and bomb-making materials during searches of suspected terrorist bases in the southern city of Marseille on Tuesday (April 18). Two men suspected of plotting a major attack days before presidential polls were arrested, sources with inside knowledge of police operations said.
The weapons and bomb making tackle were discovered after the suspects – “radicalised) (i.e. Muslim) Frenchmen aged 23 and 29 – were taken into custody.The informants asked not to be named because they were not authorised to speak publicly.
France’s Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said the attack was panned for in the “next few days” as France gears up to vote on Sunday in the first round of a two-stage presidential election.
Photos of the two suspects have been distributed to the security teams for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron. “The photos were passed to my security service from Thursday,” Le Pen told AFP, while an aide to Macron also confirmed his campaign team received the pictures.
Conservative candidate Francois Fillon was warned about the danger on Friday, an aide said.
France has been on high alert for more than two years following a string of terror attacks which began in January 2015, killing more than 230 people.
Polls have shown that voters are more concerned about unemployment and their spending power than terrorism or security, though analysts warn that concerns could change quickly in the event of further bloodshed.
Index of posts on France
France: Women In Paris Suburb Protest Over Sexual Harassment
Women in an eastern Parisian district, angry at the failure of the city authorities to act on complaints of sexual harassment have staged demonstrations and launched an online petition (which gathered 7,000 signatures in 24 hours,) over what they call a “male den” in their neighborhood, where women are routinely subjected to physical harassment and sexist taunts.
Why Are Governments Scared Of Truth? France Begins Crackdown on Conspiracy Theories
We reported several weeks ago that the French government was planning a clampdown on conspiray theories by shutting down certain dissident websites. Since then we have learned the French government have shown they are prepared to go even further in attacking citizens right of free speech
France’s Slide Into Martial Law
One of the stories we reported recently concerned the way the socialist government in France is using the November 2016 terrorist attacks to push the country towards Martial law and full government control of the media. This was initially disguised by Francois Hollande’s government as a clampdown on ‘conspiracy theories’ that damage national security.
Iran Releases Video Alleging the US, Israel and Allies were Behind Isis and the Paris Attacks
A video released by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei entitled, “Who Was Behind the Paris Attacks” alleges that it was the US, Israel and their allies who helped create ISIS in order to further their own interests
France is trying to create a coalition to destroy Isil, but President Obama isn’t interested
With France leading Europe into a coalition with Russia against Islamic State, and Chia also giving its support to the struggle against Islamic extremism, why is Barack Hussein Obama still pussyfooting around and talking about the need to support moderate anti – Assad groups? Could it be his Saudi puppet masters agenda of overthrowing Assad is more important to him.
Terrorism: France Will Push To End Borderless Schengen Zone
Europe’s free movement zone is already under pressure due to the tide of illegal entrants flooding over the EU’s external borders. Now, terror stricken French citizens will demand emergency border controls and the re – establishment of national borders at a summit on Friday.” To all intents and purposes it will be a temporary suspension of Schengen,”
Who Runs America, The White House Or The Shadow Government?
Reports of President Barack Obama’s meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit over the weekend do not look right in the context of yet another blitz of provocative rhetoric from The Pentagon and the Department of Defence towards Moscow. In view of the USA’s constant push towards all out war with Russia, one has to ask who is in control: Obama or the generals?
As the lawless criminal scum imported by Merkel in her efforts to suck up to Obama threaten to turn Germany into a third world human cespit, it seems public opinion in European is waking up.
Biggest US Foreign Policy Failure Since Vietnam: Iran Masses Ground Troops For Invasion Of Syria
In depth look at the biggest USA foregn policy screw up since Vietnam. The God King Obama is exposed as a war monger and neo – Con puppet, the USA is now know as the terrorist state and the positions of Russia and China in the global power stakes. And Assad is still in power in Syria …
France ready to bomb Syria ‘in self-defense’ – foreign minister
France’s Francois Hollande has been almost as desperate as Barack Obama for a war that will distract French voters from the economic disaster his socialist government has wrought. But if Russia continues to back Assad and there is no reason to think they will not, any allied effort to bring down assad is a non starter.
Assad Says Europe Is Responsible For Refugee Crisis: “If You’re Worried About Them, Stop Supporting Terrorists”
As the tide of refugees fleeing Syria’s bloody civil war, swelled by African economic migrants masquerading as Syrians continues to tear the European Union (EU) apart, and as Brussels struggles to formulate a coherent policy for handling the crisis as member states go their own way with measures to close border crossing points, divert migrants to other member nations, or …
Putin Orders Military To “Boost Strategic Nuclear Forces” As Syria Situation Worsens
The website attracts a predominantly conservative audience so responses in the comment thread were full of Gung ho claims about American exceptionalism and the superiority of American trained soldiers […] It is already known that Pentagon officials have been shocked by the capabilities of Russia’s most advanced aircraft, the SU34 and by the advanced technology used in weaponry of Russian naval vessels now guarding the approaches to Syria’s coast.
Hypocrisy of UK and USA In Syria
US Proxy war in Syria
ISIS in Syria
Syria rebels barbarity
Hypocrite Obama accuses Russia of ‘asymmetric war on Syria’ after bombing Gadaffi Libya regime to oblivion
Is ISIS a US Creation
In Byzantium (poem)
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