At least eight attackers have been confirmed dead following a series of attacks in Paris. Five of the attackers were suicide bombers.
Reports also said that Paris has cancelled all public transportation including the Metro.
US Secretary of State condemns "Paris terrorist attacks". Says attacks "are an assault on humanity and freedom-loving people."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the attacks in Paris, saying they are also "an attack on us all."
She also said that Germany will do everything to help "hunt down" the perpetrators and backers of the attacks, and jointly battle the fight against violence. [Reuters]
Senior figures from both Hamas and Islamic Jihad, two Palestinian groups, have condemned the attacks in Paris, Al Jazeera has confirmed.
Bassem Naim, head of the Council of International Relations for Hamas, told the AFP news agency that the group condemned "the acts of aggression and barbarity", while Islamic Jihad denounced it as "a crime against innocent people".
Belgian police on Saturday raided a neighbourhood of the capital Brussels in connection with the deadly attacks in Paris, public television RTBF reported.
The network quoted an unidentified source as saying up to three raids were being carried out in the Molenbeek district in connection with the Paris attacks.
John Kerry, the US secretary of State, said in a conference in Vienna: "It was not just an attack on Paris but an attack on humanity. We will give France all the support to track down the monsters that prepared the attacks."
"This morning I had a meeting with France's foreign secretary and talked to the US ambassador to France to emphasize Washington's support for Paris," he said.
"ISIL can not be defeated without solving the Syrian conflict...that is why we are trying to find a diplomatic solution for it in Vienna."
France must 'annihilate' radical Islamists, says Marine Le Pen, leader of France's hardline right-wing National Front party: Reuters
A "number" of arrests in Belgium related to ISIL and Paris attacks: Beligum Justice Minister
According to French prosecutor Francois Molins, 129 are dead and 352 injured, 99 of them seriously. Seven of the attackers were killed.
"At this point we can say clearly that there were three terrorist teams that coordinated," said Molins.
The French prosecutor says one Syrian was involved in the attacks, though the suspect was unknown to French security.
French prosecutor: Three arrested in Belgium. Also not known to French security.
Heavily armed police at the Pullman Hotel in Paris, witnesses tell Reuters
Eiffel Tower area has reportedly been evacuated, though exact reasons remain unclear.
Police on scene at Pullman Hotel in Paris was a false alarm: reports
A second Paris attack suspect is 'very likely' to have passed through Greece, according to Greek government source: Reuters