• Dozens of Swedish women joining terror groups in Syria


    STOCKHOLM: Dozens of Swedish women have left the country to join violent extremist groups in Syria and the surrounding region, local media reported Friday (Saturday in Manila). Between 30 and 40 of the 150 confirmed cases of Swedes joining violent extremist groups such as the Islamic State are women, public broadcaster Swedish Radio reported. The Swedish nationals are typically recruited through social media, where women are encouraged to marry Jihadist fighters and support their cause.



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