Thomas Klotz, French lawyer for Christine Riviere, who travelled several times to Syria to see her jihadist son, arrives for her trial at the courthouse in Paris. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

A court on Friday sentenced a radicalised French woman to 10 years in prison after travelling to Syria where her son was fighting alongside Islamic St(...)

Thomas Klotz, French lawyer for Christine Rivière, a radicalised mother known as “Granny Jihad”. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Christine Rivière is the oldest of some 30 French women imprisoned after returning from the war zone in Syria. Her age, 51, has earned her the nickna(...)