Paris forced to call in armed police as protestors target Israeli pop-up beach

Some 500 extra officers were drafted into the French capital, as pro-Palestinian groups gathered to protest against a section of the River Seine being used to promote the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.

This involved a day of Israeli-inspired festivities, with Paris city council saying in a statement that it will do everything to prevent the disruption of public order.


How does something so benign become the focus of terrorist threats?

One word: Islam