French jets have begun a second day of operations over Libya to enforce a no-fly zone against Col Muammar Gaddafi's forces. The 15 planes patrolled Libyan airspace but did not open fire because they met no resistance, a spokesman said.
(Reuters) - France's ambassador to the United Nations ruled out using military force for now in Syria saying everything had to be done politically to avoid Syria and the Middle East as a whole being set "ablaze."
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Sunday Paris believed Syria was behind attacks on its troops in Lebanon earlier this week.A roadside bomb wounded five French peacekeepers...
French military jets are preventing forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi from attacking the rebel-held city of Benghazi, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says. It is believed to be the first act of intervention since the UN voted on Thursday for a no-fly zone over Libya.