Alahednews Alahednews Thousands March in Paris to “Stop Islamophobia” “Solidarity with veiled women”, some in the crowd chanted. Macron Says NATO in Brain Dead, Europe on Edge of Precipice “What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO,” Macron said, adding, it was high time for Europe to “wake up”. France, Iraq to Discuss Framework for Putting Daesh Militants on Trial Iraq and France are to work together in bringing Daesh militants to justice. Over 100 Arrested In Paris ’Yellow Vest’ Protests Around 1,000 radical demonstrators joined a separate march against climate change where they provoked clashes with police. France: Thousands of Police Officers Deployed To Counter Yellow Vest Rallies The French government deployed thousands of police officers to Paris to counter fresh yellow vest demonstrations. France Shooting: Two People Slightly Injured in Lyon A person has barricaded a flat on Avenue Maréchal de Saxe & Rue Paul Bert after shooting at bystanders. Expert-level Talks between Iran and France on Ways to Save JCPOA Iranian and French experts have held intensive talks aimed at salvaging an international nuclear deal. Trump Claims He OK’d Zarif’s Surprise G7 Trip amid Reports He Was ’Blindsided’ By Macron’s ’Covert’ Trump claimed that Macron discussed his willingness to invite Zarif and asked for his approval - and POTUS told him to go ahead with the plan. Zarif in G7 Venue: No Talks with US on Agenda Zarif arrived in the French city of Biarritz to discuss with French officials the recent initiatives offered by the two countries’ presidents. G7 Leaders Received With Protests As They Talk Amazon Fires, Trade The leaders of the G7 club of rich countries meet in southwest France on Saturday. Macron to Meet Iranians before G7 to Float Ideas for Defusing Crisis Macron will meet Iranian officials before G7 to propose ideas for de-escalating tensions between Iran and the US. France Needs ’No Permission’ For Dialogue with Iran - Le Drian Le Drian said that Paris ’needs no permission’ to engage in dialogue with Iran. Macron, Rouhani Hold Talks Over Iran-US Tensions Macron spoke with Rouhani to reiterate his call for a de-escalation of tensions between Iran and the US. French Farmers Protesting Trade Deal Vandalize Macron’s Party Offices French farmers attack Macron’s party offices in fury at EU trade deal with Canada. Paris Police Used Tear Gas against Algerian Football Fans Paris police used tear gas against football fans celebrating Algeria’s AFCON 2019 victory. 282 Held over Unrest in France After Algeria Football Win Riotous celebrations erupted around France after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semifinal. Paris Clashes Tarnish Macron’s Military Parade Celebrations of France’s national day were followed by clashes that erupted between protesters and police. Paris Apartment Building Fire Leaves 3 Dead, 28 Injured Three people have died as a result of a fire in central Paris. Macron Says He Would Support Merkel as European Commission Chief EU leaders will gather again on 30 June to decide on the bloc’s key posts. France’s Sarkozy to Face Trial for Influence Peddling France’s Sarkozy is accused of offering to help a prosecutor win promotion in return for leaked information. Macron Urges More Dialogue with Iran: Nuke Deal Can Still Be Saved Macron urged its partners to dissuade Iran and find a path to a possible path for dialogue. France: Yellow Vests Rally for 31st Consecutive Weekend in Paris The mass demonstrations in France are continuing for the 31st week in a row. France’s Le Pen Unveils New Far-Right European Parliament Group France’s Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament. France must Stop Arms-laden Ship of Shame Bound for Saudi Arabia - Amnesty International A Saudi Arabian cargo ship believed to be transporting Canadian armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia must be stopped in France France Urges Saudi Arabia to Stop ‘Dirty War’ on Yemen, But Keeps Arming It! France announced keeping its controversial arms sales to the Gulf countries despite urging them to stop their ’dirty’ war on Yemen.