Keyword: jihadist

France detains 'particularly dangerous' jihadist recruiter

Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said suspect had 'key role' in recruiting French youths in Strasbourg and Toulouse and sending them to Syria.

French mother reunited with daughter taken by alleged jihadi father

Meriam Rhaiem, 25, made headlines earlier this year with an emotional appeal to recognise her baby girl, aged 2, as 'the youngest French hostage'.

French teenagers detained over disappearance of 'jihadist' girl

The pair, aged 15 and 17, were arrested on suspicion of helping a 14 year-old girl travel to Syria to join jihadist forces.

Suspected French-Moroccan 'jihadist' detained at Paris airport

Suspect arrested by security services on arrival in France as part of preliminary investigation into possible 'conspiracy to plan terrorist acts'.

Foiled French jihadist ‘targeted Louvre and Eiffel Tower’

Targets revealed in online messages between a 29-year-old French citizen and a 'senior member' of al-Qaeda offshoot group.

French jihadist captured in Mali returns to Paris

Gilles Le Guen, also known as Abdel Jelil, arrived in Paris on Tuesday after being captured by French forces in the Malian city of Timbuktu.

France troops capture suspected French jihadist in Mali

Authorities had been searching for Gilles Le Guen since October when he published a video in which he warned France not to interfere in Mali.

French ex-policeman captured waging jihad in Mali

The 'ashamed' sister of an Algerian-born French jihadist captured in Mali says she hopes former gendarme will “pay dearly” for betraying his country.