UK female jihadis said recruiting for Islamic State

Illustrative photo of the Niqab (Photo credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash 90)

Illustrative photo of the Niqab (Photo credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash 90)

Western women in Syria may play a more active role in inciting terror attacks than previously thought, report says

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Paris attack rallies Islamic extremists, may boost support

FILE – In this Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015, file photo, masked gunman fire their weapons outside the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo’s office in Paris. Though it is impossible to gauge in any tangible way the effect the deadly attack on a Paris newspaper will have on recruitment by extremist groups – and there is no evidence so far that it is mobilizing large numbers of would-be jihadis – experts believe the perceived professionalism of the brothers’ assault and their subsequent showdown with police could rally more supporters to militant ranks. (AP Photo, File)

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