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    TERRORISM - France's homegrown jihadists fight 'holy war' in Syria

    FRANCE 24 English

    par FRANCE 24 English

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    Last week, French security officials announced they had foiled what they called an "imminent" terrorist plot on the French Riviera. The main suspect was a 23-year-old French citizen, a radical Islamist who had just returned from Syria. There, he had fought in the so-called jihad, or holy war, against both President Bashar al-Assad's regime and rival rebel factions. The worry is that these seasoned fighters will return to France to carry out terrorist attacks.

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