29-01-2023 07:32 AM Jerusalem Timing

5 Suspects Detained in France over Female ’Jihadist’ Recruitment

5 Suspects Detained in France over Female ’Jihadist’ Recruitment

Five people have been arrested near Lyon on suspicions of recruiting young women to join terrorist groups fighting in Syria, France 24 said.

MilitantsFive people have been arrested near Lyon on suspicions of recruiting young women to join terrorist groups fighting in Syria, France 24 said.

The arrests were made on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in the Lyon area in central France, according to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

France has drafted a law aimed at stopping aspiring 'jihadists' from traveling.

It includes a ban on foreign travel for up to six months for individuals suspected of radicalization, and the authorities can invalidate their passports temporarily.