Bomb Scare Interrupts an Afternoon at the Eiffel Tower

On the afternoon of Friday, August 9, thousands of visitors were evacuated from Paris’s Eiffel Tower and surrounding area following a bomb threat. Security received an anonymous phone tip around 2 PM before dispatching a bomb disposal unit to search the monument. Tourists in the Tower’s summit were forced to take elevators and approximately 700 […]

Muslim Demonstrations at the American Embassy in France

The consequences of the now famous movie, Innocence of Muslims, has also reached France, following the death of several members of the American Embassy in Libya, including the American ambassador, on September 11th. A small group of Muslim protesters were arrested during a demonstration unauthorized by the Parisian police prefecture. On the same day, 120 protesters […]