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Chilling pledges in Gaza as Hamas buries woman suicide bomber

Hamas’s first woman suicide bomber, a young Palestinian mother of two, was buried with a chilling pledge from her hardline Islamic group that she would not be their last female “martyr”. However, Palestinians had mixed feelings about the path chosen by the 22-year-old mother, Reem Saleh al-Riyashi, who killed herself and four Israeli security men at the Erez crossing point on Wednesday. Riyachi was buried in a small cemetery in Gaza City’s Sheikh Ejleen district. About 2,000 people, ironically all men in line with Islamic tradition, took part in her funeral, which started with prayers at the city’s largest mosque. Full Story

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