Five-nation 'G5 Sahel' force launches mission in MaliA multinational military force in Mali dubbed the G5 Sahel kicked off its first regional operation this week near the border with Niger and Burkina Faso. FRANCE 24’s Anthony…
In The French Papers
Catholics on a crusade against France's top administrative courtFRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 31.10.17: La Croix gets a sneak peek at the Ministry of the Armed Forces' new plan to help the families of military personnel. Meanwhile, the small town of…
Islamist militants 'taken out of action' in MaliThe French military has targeted Islamist militants in northern Mali near the border with Niger and took 15 militants “out of action”, an armed forces spokesman said on Thursday.
A shield and a target: France's anti-terrorism operation 'Sentinelle'"Sentinelle" is the name of an ongoing military operation on French soil: French soldiers patrol the streets, acting as a first line of defence and a shield for potential…
French military charter plane crashes in Ivory CoastFour Moldovan nationals were killed and three French soldiers hurt on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by France's army crashed off Ivory Coast, authorities said.
Middle East Matters
Embedded with elite French forces fighting IS groupThis week we head to Iraq's border with Syria, where French special forces are taking part in the fight against the Islamic State group. One French paratrooper was even killed…
French soldier killed in Iraq-Syria military zoneA French special forces soldier was killed in combat this morning in the Iraq-Syria region, the French presidency announced on Saturday.
Video: Where is France’s military deployed around the world?As France celebrates Bastille Day with its annual military parade in Paris, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the country’s military presence across the globe.
Inspired by France, Trump mulls July 4th military paradeUS President Donald Trump on Monday revealed plans to transform America's Independence Day celebrations next July 4 into a vast military parade, styled on France's Bastille Day.