Trial of Jihadist Recruiters Opens in Paris

[Reuters] Six French men and one Algerian went on trial in Paris on Wednesday accused of involvement in a network smuggling Islamist fighters to Iraq. Prosecutors accuse the main suspect, preacher Farid Benyettou, 26, of recruiting "jihadists" from worshippers at a mosque in northern Paris and organizing their transfer to Iraq via radical establishments in Syria and Egypt.

2008-03-20 01:00:00

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