Movie magic as Paris turns the Seine into open-air cinema

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 12:11 GMT

While the cinema drive-in may have gotten a boost as lockdowns gradually come to an end amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in Paris film fans can now munch on their popcorn watching a movie from a boat on the river Seine.

Middle East Studies Center in Paris calls on European Union to support Libya against Erdogan militias

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 01:35 GMT

The center said in a press statement on Wednesday that the suspicious agreements signed by the Government of National Accord (GNA) and Turkey violate international law.

Air France resumes flights to Egypt after 3-month hiatus

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Air France announced resuming flights to Egypt after Cairo International Airport re-opened following a 3-month hiatus.

Louvre Museum prepares to reopen, minus the Mona Lisa melee

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 01:59 GMT

France’s Louvre Museum is getting ready to reopen almost four months after COVID-19 forced it to close, but visitors will find one feature missing: the heaving crowd jostling to get a view of the “Mona Lisa”.

Winging it: Paris gallery keeps visitors apart with extension hats

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 10:23 GMT

An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors.

Winging it: Paris gallery keeps visitors apart with extension hats

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 12:17 GMT

An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors.

Sisi, Macron discuss latest developments in Libyan file by phone

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 01:33 GMT

Meanwhile, both leaders also discussed boosting the bilateral ties between the two countries in several fields.

Coronavirus: Evacuation flight brings back 87 Egyptians from France

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 03:24 GMT

An exceptional flight arrived at Cairo International Airport from Paris on Wednesday, carrying 87 Egyptian nationals who were stranded in France. The European country has so far reported more than 52,000 cases infected with the novel coronavirus.

Lempicka headlines impressionist auction in London

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 05:00 GMT

The painting was commissioned in 1932 by the husband of British-born cabaret star Marjorie Ferry at the height of Lempicka’s fame in Paris.

Japanese chef wins first ever three-star rating in France

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 04:55 GMT

The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef.

Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 09:59 GMT

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.

Ragheb Alama performs Valentine’s Day concert in Paris

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The concert is expected to be attended by numerous public figures and members of the Arab community in France.

No Christmas mass at Notre-Dame for the first time since Napoleon

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 02:27 GMT

For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to attend Christmas mass at Notre-Dame cathedral, still being restored after a devastating fire.

French government, unions to meet over pension strike impasse

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 10:50 GMT

Leaders and senior representatives from some 20 Muslim nations flocked to the Malaysian capital on Wednesday.

Macron calls for immediate release of French nationals held in Iran

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 09:47 GMT

"On Human Rights Day, my thoughts go to Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal, our compatriots held in Iran, and their families," Macron said on Twitter.

'The ducks have won': French court says they may keep on quacking

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 11:54 GMT

“The ducks have won,” Douthe told Reuters after the court decision. “I’m very happy because I didn’t want to slaughter my ducks.”

Abdel Dayem meets with Greek, Emirati culture ministers

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 02:03 GMT

The forum comes within the framework of the 40th edition of the General Conference of UNESCO and is attended by culture ministers and representatives of 120 countries.

Egypt guest of honor in Corsica Music Festival in France

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 03:04 GMT

Egypt will participate as a guest of honor for the first time in the 21st edition of the Corsica International Music Festival in France.

Terrorist risk still 'very high' in France: interior minister

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 09:53 GMT

France’s interior minister said on Monday that the terrorist risk remained “high” to “very high” in France following the killing of four police personnel by a radicalized colleague.

World leaders gather for funeral of France's Jacques Chirac

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 09:17 GMT

About 30 foreign leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, gathered on Monday in the French capital for the funeral of former president Jacques Chirac.