France Says It’s Taking al-Qaida Threats Seriously

French President Francois Hollande says France is taking seriously a threat from al-Qaida’s North African wing after the Islamist group called for attacks on French interests abroad.

In a video posted online, a purported leader of the terrorist group, Abu Obeida Yusef al-Annabi, called on “Muslims around the world” to attack French interests everywhere, saying they are “legitimate targets.”

Hollande told reporters Tuesday that they are taking the threat from al-Qaida …