PARIS (AP) — French authorities confirmed on Friday the arrest of a suspected extremist linked to the 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine that killed 12 people.
The Paris prosecutor's office confirmed the arrest after French media reported that French citizen Peter Cherif, also known as Abu Hamza, had been arrested in Djibouti.
PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says a 37-year-old man is being questioned by investigators in the probe into the January 2015 attacks on a satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris.
The official said the suspect was arrested on Tuesday and is being detained by police since then. He spoke anonymously because he was not allowed to disclose details on an ongoing investigation.
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has paid respects to the 17 people killed when Islamic extremists attacked satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket three years ago, in the first of several attacks to rock France.
PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office says three people who were put into custody in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris have been freed.
The office Thursday cited a lack of incriminating evidence as the reason for the release of the two men and one woman detained Tuesday as part of a probe dealing with suspected suppliers of weapons to the attackers.
PARIS (AP) — French counterterrorism police have arrested three people in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris.
A judicial official said Tuesday two men and a woman were put in custody as part of a probe dealing with suspected suppliers of weapons to the attackers.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation.
PARIS (AP) — French police have arrested 10 people in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015, the Paris prosecutors' office said Wednesday.
Separately, police have also arrested four people in an anti-terror probe in the town of Trappes west of Paris, the prosecutors' office said. It said those arrests were unrelated to the weapons probe, but gave no additional details.