Gulf Times - Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray
Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Police in southwest France arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the jihadist killing of a priest in a Normandy church last month, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Qatar condemns IS attack on French church

Qatar condemns IS attack on French church

Qatar Tuesday condemned as "contrary to all human values" the deadly attack in France which saw a priest killed by followers of the Islamic State group.

Muslim leader mourns slain priest 'friend' in France

Muslim leader mourns slain priest 'friend' in France

The imam of the mosque in the northern French town where a church was attacked Tuesday said he was "stunned" by the murder of the local priest, who he described as a friend.

IS claims attack on French church

IS claims attack on French church

The Islamic State group said Tuesday that two of its "soldiers" stormed a French church and slit a priest's throat, the latest attack in a country already shaken to its core by a series of terror strikes.