TITLE

Curse of Al Khansaa

AUTHOR(S)
Ramirez, Jessica
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/16/2009 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 11, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Al Khansaa extremist group, which is an all-female suicide-bomber section of Al Qaeda, in Iraq. The women involved in this group have publicly renounced Al Qaeda; however, townspeople ostracize them in hopes that they will move away. The author explains the reasons why Iraqi women joined this group.
ACCESSION #
37040493

 

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