3 French soldiers killed in Mali on Monday: Elysee

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 08:10 GMT

Three French soldiers died while in operation in Mali on Monday when an improvised explosive device hit their armoured vehicle, the French Presidency said in a statement.

In pics: Egyptian flags decorate Paris streets ahead of Sisi-Macron summit

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 10:23 GMT

Both leaders are expected to make remarks on the results of the summit in a press conference.

France’s Macron to welcome Sisi, Monday

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 07:37 GMT

France’s Emmanuel Macron will welcome Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al Sisi, Monday to discuss number of the regional crises, especially tensions in the Mediterranean.

Macron arrives in Cairo

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 07:42 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Cairo on Sunday coming from Aswan, where he toured Abu Simbel Temple.

France's "yellow vest" protests rumble on in quieter mood

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 02:51 GMT

France's "yellow vest" demonstrators kept numerous roads across the country blocked on Saturday as groups of protesters gathered in city centres.

Macron to go ahead with plan to move press out of Elysee palace

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 10:20 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron will go ahead with plans to move the presidential press room away from the Elysee palace.

Macron seeks progressive coalition for EU parliament by end 2018

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 02:30 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to forge a coalition of progressives for next May's European Parliament election by around the end of the year.

France's Macron to attend World Cup game in Russia

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 01:20 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron will attend the soccer World Cup in Russia, the Elysee said on Friday.

Macron, Sarraj hold talks at Elysee Palace ahead of int'l conf. on Libya

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 08:21 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron held a meeting on Tuesday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj at the Élysée Palace ahead of the Paris-hosted conference on Libya.

Europe has limited opportunity to preserve nuclear deal, Rouhani tells Macron

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 06:40 GMT

Europe has a "limited opportunity" to preserve the nuclear deal with Tehran, Iran's President Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call.

France's Macron mingles with fashion royalty in bid to woo designers

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 03:30 GMT

Nowhere is fashion a bigger business than in France - and President Emmanuel Macron intends to keep it that way.

Macron vows 'French renaissance' in 2018

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Macron vowed to pursue his reform agenda with the "same intensity" in 2018 and kickstart a "French renaissance" in his first New Year's address as leader.

Elysee plays down opulence of Macron birthday at Loire chateau

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 04:52 GMT

Macron celebrates his 40th birthday this weekend in the grounds of a former royal palace, in what some opponents called another tactless show of wealth.

France awards climate grants to US-based scientists on summit eve

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 11:40 GMT

Macron plans to award multi-year grants for several U.S.-based scientists to relocate to France.

France's Macron discusses with Rouhani, Netanyahu regional issues

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Macron on Tuesday made separate phone calls with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Israeli PM Netanyahu to discuss regional issues, especially Lebanon.

Elysee says to continue efforts to stabilize Lebanon

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 12:50 GMT

The Elysee said Saturday France will continue to take all necessary initiatives to support the stability of Lebanon.

Sisi: We are keen on establishing modern democratic state

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 03:18 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi urged journalists not to consider human rights exclusively in terms of political rights.

Macron: Fighting terrorism is part of Egypt's human rights

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 03:00 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron said Egypt’s fight against terrorism is one of three important facts that should “never be forgotten” when talking about human rights.

Sisi: Egypt, France sign deals, MoUs worth €400M

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 02:22 GMT

Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said that Egypt and France signed deals and MoUs worth 400 million Euros in different economic and cultural sectors.

Sisi invites Macron to visit Egypt

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 02:15 GMT

Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said he agreed with his French Counterpart Emmanuel Macron that the year 2019 to be the year of French Culture in Egypt, inviting him to visit Egypt.