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January 13, 2016 10:41 am

France Bans Three Islamic Groups Following November Paris Attacks

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The Eiffel Tower in Paris.  Three Islamic associations ran a mosque in a Paris area shut down following November's jihadist attacks. Photo: Wiki Commons.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris. Three Islamic associations ran a mosque in a Paris area shut down following November’s jihadist attacks. Photo: Wiki Commons.

France has banned three Islamic associations which ran a mosque in a Paris area shut down following November’s jihadist attacks, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Wednesday.

The mosque at Lagny-sur-Marne was closed in early December as part of a huge security crackdown after 130 people were killed in a coordinated series of shootings and suicide bombings in Paris on November 13. The Islamic State group claimed the attacks.

Read full story at AFP.

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