UK woman who abducted kids to travel to Syria sentenced

January 8, 2016 4:30 PM

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LONDON – A U.K.-born woman who tried to take her children to Syria where they could live under Islamic State control has been sentenced to prison in Britain.

The 34-year-old woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of abducting children under 16 years of age. The woman and the children were stopped by Turkish authorities in Istanbul in October and returned home after the woman's husband and parents contacted poli...

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