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2015 Paris attacks suspect: Deaths of 130 'nothing personal'

Sep. 15, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The key defendant in the 2015 Paris attacks trial said Wednesday the coordinated killings were in retaliation for French airstrikes on the Islamic State group, calling the deaths of 130 innocent people “nothing personal" as he acknowledged his role for the first time. ...

Lawyers at Paris 2015 terror attacks trial sharing fees

Sep. 09, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Money that victims of the 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris are paying in legal fees is going not just to their own lawyers, but also to lawyers defending the 20 men now on trial. It's just one of the unusual things about the exceptional trial that...

Paris terror trial opens for 20 accused in 2015 attacks

Sep. 08, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The trial of 20 men accused in a series of coordinated attacks on Paris in 2015 that spread fear across Europe and transformed France opened Wednesday in a custom-built complex embedded within a 13th-century courthouse. Nine Islamic State group gunmen and...

EXPLAINER: What's at stake in the 2015 Paris attacks trial?

Sep. 08, 2021 08:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Twenty men accused in the Islamic State group's 2015 attacks on Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured are on trial in the French capital. The proceedings began Wednesday in an enormous custom-designed chamber. Nine gunmen and suicide bombers...

Timeline of 2015 attacks as Paris trial set to begin

Sep. 08, 2021 08:01 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The 2015 attacks in Paris killed 130 people and wounded hundreds of others. The trial of 20 men accused of having roles in the carnage began Wednesday. The attacks were carefully planned and simultaneous across the French capital. ___...

Emotions raw before Paris trial for Islamic State carnage

Sep. 07, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For the music lover, it was nearly three hours at gunpoint, wondering if he would become yet another body on the floor of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris. For the grieving mother, the night of carnage robbed her of her son and tarnished her view of the...

Timeline of 2015 attacks as Paris trial set to begin

Sep. 07, 2021 03:31 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The 2015 attacks in Paris killed 130 people and wounded hundreds of others. A trial begins Wednesday of 20 men accused of having roles in the carnage. The attacks were carefully planned and simultaneous across the French capital. ___...

EXPLAINER: What's at stake in the 2015 Paris attacks trial?

Sep. 07, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France is putting on trial 20 men accused in the Islamic State group's 2015 attacks on Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The proceedings begin Wednesday in an enormous custom-designed chamber. Nine gunmen and suicide bombers struck...