France's Louvre opens new Islamic gallery

Paris museum opens first new wing in 20 years to assist in the understanding of true meaning of Islam.

    France's president has opened a new wing in Paris' Louvre museum dedicated to Islamic art.

    Francois Hollande took the opportunity to talk about Islam's role in French society and those who would undermine it.

    The section will house the breadth and creativity of Islamic civilisations throughout the centuries.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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