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Female Suicide Bombers

Iraqi Kills Daughter Recruited As Al Qaeda Bomber

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — When police came hunting for a 19-year-old woman they believed had been recruited by al-Qaida to be a suicide bomber in a town north o...

Peshawar Police Station Hit By Double Blasts, 11 Killed

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least 11 people have died in two explosions near a police office in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. The bombs were detonated at an in...

Where Are Iraqi Women Today?

Zainab Salbi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zainab Salbi

Socially and economically marginalized Iraqi women are at high risk of trafficking, organized and forced prostitution, polygamy, domestic violence, and being recruited as suicide bombers.

Rania Ibrahim, Iraqi Teen Girl, 15, Gets 7 1/2 Years For Bombing Attempt

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A car bomb tore through a crowded market in a Kurdish area in the disputed city of Kirkuk on Thursday, killing at least five people in...

Terrorists Use The Internet To Actively Recruit Women

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw wrote this story for ...

Iraqi Female Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 40 Shiite Pilgrims (SLIDESHOW)

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A female suicide bomber struck a tent filled with women and children resting during a pilgrimage south of Baghdad on Friday, killing 4...

Iraq Arrests Female Suicide Bomber Recruiter

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A woman accused of helping recruit dozens of female suicide bombers looked into the camera and described the process: trolling society...

18 Potential Female Suicide Bombers Surrender In Iraq

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Eighteen young women purportedly belonging to a suicide bombing network in northern Iraq surrendered to U.S. forces on Wednesday, a to...

Female Suicide Bombers The Latest Tactic In Iraq

Washington Post | Sudarsan Raghavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Shortly after the Muslim sunset prayer, the beggar approached Naeem Jabbar as he stepped out of his car. She was no more than 19 years old. He was a l...

(Female) Suicide Bombers

Courtney E. Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Courtney E. Martin

Since 2003 Iraq has experienced over 50 suicide bombings carried out by women. It is no longer justifiable for the media to act aghast when another woman turns up with blood on her hands.

Iraq Bombings Kill Scores, Wound Hundreds in Baghdad, Kirkuk

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Female suicide bombers struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least ...

Female, Teen Suicide Bombers Increasingly Used By Terrorists

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new joint security alert from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI warns that terrorists are increasingly turning to women and teenagers ...

US Training Iraqi Women To Find Female Suicide Bombers

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Female suicide bombers, who often slip through security checkpoints untouched because of cultural norms, are taking a more deadly toll than ever acros...

Female Al-Qaida Demand To Be Acknowledged

KansasCity.com | Lauren Frayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Muslim extremist women are challenging al-Qaida's refusal to include - or at least acknowledge - women in its ranks, in an emotional debate that gives...

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 43 in Iraq

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A female suicide bomber struck Shiite worshippers in the holy city of Karbala on Monday, an official and a witness said, killing at le...

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 3 in Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a predominantly Shiite area in central Baghdad on Sunday morning, killing at least three pe...

US Agencies: Terrorists' Use Of Female Suicide Bombers Increasing

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Terrorists increasingly favor using women as suicide bombers to thwart security and draw attention to their causes, a new FBI-Department of Homeland S...

Al-Qaida Using Women As Suicide Attackers

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It goes against religious taboos in Iraq to involve women in fighting, but three recent suicide bombings carried out by women could indicate insurgent...