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

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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.