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Daughters of Iraq

Female suicide bombers have been a trend in the past year in Iraq, especially in Diyala province. Contracts for the Daughters of Iraq, hired to search women at check points, are set to end at the beginning of 2009, leaving these widows, once again, without a means to support themselves.

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Female Suicide Bombers Are Latest War Tactic
Article | BAQUBAH, Iraq -- 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 leader of the Awakening, a U.S.-backed force that has helped improve security in Iraq. For the past four months, Jabbar had given the...

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