Algeria refuses to bury Toulouse gunman

PARIS (JWN and agencies)—Algerian authorities have refused a request by Mohamed Benalel Merah to bury the body of his son, Mohamed, in his native Algeria. Mohamed Merah was shot dead by police last … [Read more...]

Beast of Toulouse killed in shootout with police

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—A tense 31-hour standoff between some 300 French SWAT police and the confessed killer of seven people—three of them children under eight years old—ended Thursday afternoon … [Read more...]

Siege of Toulouse gunman goes into second day

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—French police early Thursday morning continued to surround the apartment building where suspected mass murderer Muhammad Merah has been holed up refusing to surrender since … [Read more...]

EU’s Ashton compares Toulouse slayings to Gaza deaths

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israeli leaders across the political spectrum harshly condemned remarks by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Monday comparing the murders of four … [Read more...]

Toulouse killer filmed slayings at Jewish school

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—French Interior Minister Claude Gueant announced Tuesday that the murderer of a rabbi and three small children at Toulouse’s Ozar Hatorah school on Monday filmed the … [Read more...]

Gunman slays rabbi, three children, at French Jewish school

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—A lone gunman armed with a pistol shot and killed a teacher at a Toulouse Jewish high school, his two small children, and another child before escaping on a motor scooter … [Read more...]

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