France repatriates seven children from jihadist camp in Syria

France said on Wednesday it had brought home seven children of French jihadists from northeast Syria, continuing a highly sensitive repatriation process begun after the toppling of the Islamic State (IS) group's self-proclaimed caliphate.

The children, aged between two and 11 and "particularly vulnerable", were handed over to judicial authorities and taken into care by social services, the foreign ministry said.

They had been living in the Kurdish-run al-Roj and al-Hol camps,...