Moroccan-Italian female foreign fighter arrested in Malpensa

A Moroccan-Italian woman who has been arrested by DIGOS anti-terrorism police.

The 35-year-old woman, named only by the initials R.M., reportedly went to Syria with her three small children for the love of an extremist from the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, whom she had met online.

She was arrested at Milan’s Malpensa airport on Dec. 23 on an international warrant from France, where the Italian father of her children lives and where he had reported her missing.