Paris trial of Islamic State group recruiter

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Tried in absentia, Salim Benghalem, 35, and six other defendents are accused of belonging to a terror network that led French recruitment for IS.

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The trial of France's alleged top recruiter for the Islamic State (IS) group started Tuesday in Paris. Salim Benghalem will be tried in absentia, as he is believed to be in Syria, reports FRANCE 24.