French teenagers face judge after trying to join Syria 'jihad'


The pair were brought back to France having gone to Turkey in early January with the intention of joining Islamist fighters in Syria.

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Two French teenagers were to face judges on Friday over their attempt to join Islamist fighters to wage "jihad" against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A 15-year-old girl is reported to have left for Syria a week ago, reports RFI.