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Arabic TV Shows Alleged Iraqi Women Suicide Bombers

Al Jazeera television broadcast videotape on Friday which it said was made by two Iraqi women who set off a suicide car bomb outside Baghdad, killing five people including three soldiers. Iraq’s satellite channel later broadcast the same footage, saying the two women had conducted a “martyr operation” that had destroyed nine enemy armored vehicles. The two separate videotapes showed the women vowing to strike at U.S.-led invaders. “I swear to God to sacrifice myself in jihad (holy war) against infidel Americans, British and Israelis to defend my country’s beloved soil,” said one of the women, holding a rifle and placing the other hand on the Muslim holy book Koran. Standing in front of an Iraqi flag, the other woman recited verses from the Koran and said: “I swear to God…that I will defend Iraq and take revenge from the people’s enemies, the Americans, imperialists, Zionists, reactionaries and Arab defeatists.” Full Story

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