French man held for 'provoking' terrorism online


The 26-year-old is said to be webmaster of a jihadist site and a translator of magazines put out by militant Al-Qaeda-linked group.

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France has arrested the webmaster of a jihadist site on charges of "provoking" terrorism, prosecutors said Thursday just as the government warned hundreds of homegrown Islamist militants were signing up for Syria, reports GlobalPost.