Toulousse gunman Mohamed Merah to be buried in France, official says - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: Toulousse gunman Mohamed Merah to be buried in France, official says

Toulouse : France | 2 years ago  
Report by JENIFERLAMUG Toulousse shooter Mohamed Merah who killed seven people in south-western France is to be buried in the country after Algerian authorities denied permission...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • Willie Brigitte arrested in French terror crackdown

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | 2 years ago
    Willie Brigitte was deported from Australia in 2003 after being convicted of the attempted attack. Brigitte was sentenced to nine years in jail, but allowing for time already spent in custody, he was freed in 2009. When police raided his suburban...
  • French police crack down on radical Islamists

      Jerusalem Post | 2 years ago
    Some of the detainees are facing deportation from France, he said. More suspected Muslim extremists will be rounded up, said Sarkozy, adding that the latest crackdown was a part of a larger operation still taking place. Interior Minister Claude...
  • French intel chief: detained Islamists a threat

      Taiwan News | 2 years ago
    The head of France's counterespionage agency says that Islamist radicals detained in a sweep around the country had a stash of arms, did physical training and may have been preparing a kidnapping. Police continued to question the 17 people Saturday,...
  • 'Slain gunman's father to sue French elite police'

      The Hindustan Times | 2 years ago
    The father of extremist gunman Mohamed Merah plans to sue the elite French police force which shot his son dead in a shootout last week, his lawyer said. Algerian lawyer Zahia Mokhtari, told AFP in Algiers on Friday. March 22 at the end of a 32-hour...
  • Sarkozy defends raids on Islamists

      Canada.com | 2 years ago
    President Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election team Friday denied suggestions that raids resulting in the arrest of 19 suspected Islamist terrorists were politically motivated. The president was also accused of being "totally disproportionate" by stating...
  • 6-year sentence sought in French terror trial

      Taiwan News | 2 years ago
    A French state prosecutor on Friday asked a Paris court to sentence an Algerian-born nuclear physicist to six years in prison for his suspected role in plotting terrorism with al-Qaida's north African wing...The three-judge panel has recessed for...
  • A profile of Toulouse killer Merah

      Jerusalem Post | 2 years ago
    President Nicolas Sarkozy put his re-election campaign on hold to call for unity. Tens of thousands of people marched silently in memory of the victims. But in Les Izards, the 1960s housing project where Merah, 23, felt most at home, the reaction to...
  • Police doubt killer's al-Qaida claim

      United Press International | 2 years ago
    French officials say they doubt Mohammed Merah's claims of ties to al-Qaida but say they still wonder how he acquired a cache of firearms. Police said their investigation indicates Merah's personal torment was at least as important as any terrorist...
  • France arrests 19 in raids after Toulouse shootings

      Toronto Star | 2 years ago
    Mohamed Merah's terror attacks that killed seven in southwestern France, French police carried out a series of raids Friday across the country, rounding up 19 people described as radical Islamists. Following Merah's dramatic death more than a week...
  • French Police Round Up Suspected Islamist Extremists

      Novinite | 2 years ago
    The French police have arrested 19 suspected Islamists and seized weapons in pre-dawn raids across France , part of a crackdown following a series of killings by a gunman who claimed he had a mandate to wage jihad. Among those arrested were Mohammed...
  • France Continues Crackdown on Suspected Islamic Militants

      Voice of America | 2 years ago
    Coueron, western France as part of dawn raids in several French cities, March 30, 2012. French President Nicolas Sarkozy says police have detained 19 people in a crackdown on suspected Islamist extremists across the country. Sarkozy says firearms...
  • French police swoop on suspected Islamists

      Leader Post Online | 2 years ago
    French police swooped down on suspected Islamist networks Friday, arresting 19 people as President Nicolas Sarkozy vowed a crackdown would continue after an extremist gunman's killing spree. The arrests took place in several cities including Toulouse,...
  • Terror cops swoop on 20 suspects in France

      The Sun UK | 2 years ago
    The arrests came after a French Muslim fanatic shot dead seven people in a killing spree this month which President Nicolas Sarkozy has described as France's 9/11. Those arrested in the co-ordinated busts were suspected of having links to banned...
  • French police pick up 19 suspected Islamist militants in dawn raids

      Mail Online UK | 2 years ago
    30 March 2012 Nineteen suspected Islamic radicals were arrested in dawn raids in France today as police searched for accomplices of Toulouse gunman Mohammed Merah...A number of the raids took place on council estates in Toulouse itself, where Merah...
  • French police arrest 19 suspected Islamists, seize weapons

      Washington Post | 2 years ago
    In a continuing display of firmness against terrorism, President Nicolas Sarkozy announced Friday that police had rounded up 19 Islamic activists and discovered several assault rifles in early-morning raids in Paris and two other French cities. The...
  • New French nationalism: Toulouse gunman at heart of presidential race

      Russia Today | 2 years ago
    48 France's President Nicolas Sarkozy stands in front of one of the coffins as he attends a ceremony at the 17th RGP paratroopers regiment in Montauban March 21, 2012 to pay tribute to the 3 soldiers killed by a gunman in Montauban and in Toulouse...
  • Sarkozy: Police detain 19 suspected extremists

      The Boston Globe | 2 years ago
    France's President and candidate for the Presidential Election 2012, Nicolas Sarkozy, delivers his speech during a campaign meeting, in Nimes, southern France, Thursday, March 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) Associated Press / March 30, 2012 E-mail...
  • Killer buried in Toulouse after Algeria row

      Daily News & Analysis | 2 years ago
    The gunman Mohamed Merah was buried in Toulouse on Thursday after a row between Algeria and the south-western French city, where he shot dead four people, over who should accept his body. The self-styled al-Qaeda gunman had dual French-Algerian...
  • 20 suspected Islamists arrested in French raids

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | 2 years ago
    French police swoop on suspected Islamists Updated March 30, 2012 18:32:56 French officials have arrested about 20 suspected Islamists in dawn raids, most of them in the home town of an extremist who was shot dead by police last week after a...
  • French Police Seize 20 in Raids Following Killings in Toulouse

      International Herald Tribune | 2 years ago
    In the early hours, officers raided addresses in Toulouse where the gunman, Mohammed Merah , 23, was slain after a 30-hour siege last week in the Paris region and in southern and western cities including Nantes, French media reports said. President...
  • 'Arrests' in French shootings city

      Al Jazeera English | 2 years ago
    36 French police have arrested about 20 people in dawn raids targeting members of suspected Islamic extremist circles, including in the city from where an al-Qaeda inspired gunman carried out a series of attacks that left seven people dead.
  • French police swoop on suspected Islamists

      Jerusalem Post | 2 years ago
    The raids, less than a month from a presidential election, come just over a week after police hunted down and kill Mohamed Merah. French elite police arrested around 20 people in early morning swoops on suspected Islamist circles on Friday in several...
  • France holds suspected Islamists

      BBC | 2 years ago
    France arrests 20 suspected Islamists in dawn raids Gunman Mohamed Merah was buried in Toulouse on Thursday Police in France have arrested around 20 suspected Islamists in dawn raids, French media say. Most of the raids took place in Toulouse, where...
  • French gunman buried in Toulouse after Algeria rejects request

      Taiwan News | 2 years ago
    Travel & Delicacy Beauty never Ends Ecological Environment Taiwan News, Staff Writer 2012-03-30 11:39 AM The body of a gunman, Mohamed Merah, who claimed responsibility for France's worst terror attacks in years has been buried. The burial Thursday...
  • Personal Angst Powered Killer's Arsenal in France

      The New York Times | 2 years ago
    Little more than a week later, however, the French authorities say they have grown doubtful of many of his claims to terrorist ties and training, even as questions remain about how an unemployed 23-year-old acquired a large cache of arms and 20,000,...
  • Former Cern scientist faces terror trial in France

      The Observer | 2 years ago
    A sketch of former Cern scientist Adlene Hicheur speaking at his terrorism trial in Paris, France. Photograph: Benoit Peyrucq/AFP/Getty Images A former nuclear scientist at Switzerland's Cern laboratory, famous for its Hadron collider that aims to...
  • French gunman buried in Toulouse despite row

      Al Jazeera | 2 years ago
    16 Merah's family had initially said they wanted their son buried in Algeria [EPA] French gunman Mohammed Merah, who killed seven people in France before police besieging his home shot him dead, has been buried in Toulouse, despite the mayor saying a...
  • Sarkozy says France CAN be final resting place for Toulouse gunman Mohammed ...

      Mail Online UK | 2 years ago
    Toulouse and Algeria have both rejected Mohammed Merah's body, leaving a dilemma as to where he will be buried Al Qaeda gunman Mohammed Merah has today been buried outside the French city of Toulouse. A police helicopter buzzed overhead and around...
  • Al Jazeera pledges not to broadcast shootings footage

      j. | 2 years ago
    Al Jazeera also said it was declining all requests from other media outlets for copies of the footage. Earlier in the day, French President Nicolas Sarkozy had called on television networks that might have these images not to broadcast the footage...
  • French gunman buried in Toulouse

      Zee News | 2 years ago
    Mohamed Merah, a Frenchman of Algerian origin, was to have been interred in a village in the North African country at the request of his father who lives there, but this was declined for security reasons, Abdallah Zekri, an adviser to the rector of...
  • Islamist serial killer buried in France

      The Courier-Mail | 2 years ago
    Mohamed Merah has been buried in his hometown of Toulouse despite a protest by the French city's mayor after the serial killer's homeland, Algeria, refused his corpse. About 15 mainly young men accompanied 23-year-old Merah's gold-handled casket into...
  • Toulouse blocks gunman Merah's funeral

      The independent | 2 years ago
    The gunman, Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people in three separate attacks in southern France, has been buried in a town near Toulouse, the BBC reported tonight. Earlier Merah's body had been due to be flown to Algeria to be buried, but authorities...
  • Sarkozy joins row over French gunman's burial

      Al Jazeera English | 2 years ago
    08 Mohamed Benalel Merah, the gunman's father, has said he wants him buried in the Algerian village of Bezzaz [EPA] French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the gunman who killed several people this month to be buried quickly in France without ...
  • Mohammed Merah: The Burial Nobody Wants

      International Business Times | 2 years ago
    Articles BBC reported t hat an official with the Muslim Council of France, Abdallah Zekri, said authorities in Algeria cited security concerns and "reasons of public policy" for the denial of the burial on their soil. The French-Algerian newspaper...
  • Algeria: Toulouse Killer Mohamed Merah to Be Buried in France, After ...

      Africa Headlines | 2 years ago
    Abdallah Zekri of the Paris Grand Mosque said Mohamed Merah's family had asked him to organise a funeral in France after Algeria rejected the family's demand for a burial in their ancestral homeland, citing security reasons. "The family has asked me...
  • Toulouse Gunman Merah To Be Buried In France As Algeria Denies Permission ...

      International Business Times | 2 years ago
    Articles The body of the 23-year-old killer, who shot dead seven people in Toulouse, France, will be buried at the Muslim cemetery in Cornebarrieu, an Associated Press report said. Merah's father wanted to bury his son in Algeria and the body was...
  • Algeria refuses French gunman's body for burial

      Reuters | 2 years ago
    Topics Rachid Merah, half-brother of Mohamed Merah, speaks during an interview with Reuters at Wlad Selama, 40 km (25 miles) west of Algiers March 28, 2012. The father of Mohamed Merah, the al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people in a...
  • Algeria doesn't want French gunman's body

      The Courier-Mail | 2 years ago
    France are searching for a place to bury him after Algeria refused to take his body. Burying Mohamed Merah is a sensitive issue for both his native France and his father's native Algeria. Merah claimed responsibility for a spate of terror attacks...
  • Algeria refuses French gunman's body for burial

      Jerusalem Post | 2 years ago
    Shot dead by police sniper last week following a more than 30-hour siege, Mohamed Merah to be buried in Toulouse instead. Algerian authorities have refused to allow the body of an al-Qaida-inspired gunman who killed seven people in France this month...
  • Toulouse killer to be buried in France: Muslim official

      Yedioth Ahronoth | 2 years ago
    Breaking News Mohammed Merah, the Islamist gunman branded a "monster" by President Nicolas Sarkozy will be buried in France because Algeria refused to let him be buried there, a Muslim official said Thursday.   Abdallah Zekri of the Paris Grand...
  • Gunman 'to be buried in France'

      BBC | 2 years ago
    Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah is to be buried in France after Algerian authorities denied permission for a burial, a French Muslim official says. Abdallah Zekri, of the Muslim Council of France, said Algeria had cited security as the reason for its...
  • Algeria doesn`t want French gunman`s body

      Zee News | 2 years ago
    Algeria doesn't want French gunman's body Toulouse: A regional Muslim leader says that Algerian authorities have refused to let the gunman who killed seven in southern France be buried in Algeria. Thursday that Algerian authorities refused for ''...
  • Toulouse school getting hate mail since attack

      Jerusalum Post | 2 years ago
    Pascal Parrot The Jewish school in France where a gunman killed three children and a teacher has received a rash of anti-Semitic hate mail and phone calls since the attack. The Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse complained to the local prosecutor about...
  • Algeria: France's Toulouse gunman is not ours

      The Christian Science Monitor | 2 years ago
    However, their Algerian counterparts have kicked up a storm, eager to renounce Mr. Merah's Algerian identity.
  • French Gunman's Father to Sue Police

      KSAZ | 2 years ago
    The father of Mohamed Merah, the Islamist gunman who killed seven people in southern France, has hired an Algerian lawyer to sue a crack French police unit over his son's death, the lawyer said Wednesday. "Mr. (Mohamed Benalal) Merah came to our...
  • AP Interview: French shooter had split with wife

      The Boston Globe | 2 years ago
    This undated and unlocated frame grab provided Wednesday, March 21, 2012, by French TV station France 2 shows the suspect in the killing of 3 paratroopers, 3 children and a rabbi in recent days, Mohamed Merah. Mohamed Merah grew up in one of the...
  • French gunman had split with wife

      Sydney Morning Herald | 2 years ago
    Story continues below While French politicians have described Merah as an isolated killer, police are searching for potential accomplices. Merah's brother is in custody, suspected of helping prepare the attacks. Questions about a possible "third man"...
  • It's wrong to make victim of child killer

      The Age | 2 years ago
    March 29, 2012 Opinion Read later "Mohammed Merah did not kill without distinction...Photo: Getty Images Shares in The New York Times Company have slid from US$25 to US$6.89 (S6.60) during the past four years...Its flagship newspaper has also stopped...
  • Father plans to sue France for son's death

      United Press International | 2 years ago
    The father of Mohamed Merah said he plans to sue the French government for killing instead of capturing his son, who police said admitted killing seven people. Benanel Merah said police who surrounded his son's Toulouse apartment "could have used...
  • Body of French gunman may be sent to Algeria for burial

      Yedioth Ahronoth | 2 years ago
    French media had reported that Merah's father had requested burial in Algeria. (Reuters)  


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.