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Fatah glorifies female army unit training to launch rockets, presents suicide bombers as role models

Female fighter: "Roger. Roger." 
TV reporter: "Another aspect of the Palestinian woman's role in all areas is being created here. She is not merely the man's partner in domestic life, but his companion wherever he is; on the battlefield, she is at his side on the frontline, and fulfills an active role in training generations of resistance [fighters], who will confront the 'invincible' army. With willpower stronger than mountains, these young women part from their children, leave their homes and go to the battlefield carrying burial shrouds to fight in the ranks of the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip. They thereby strive to become an important part of the path of Jihad and the struggle - the path walked by Dalal Mughrabi, Hanadi Jaradat and Reem Riyashi... Um Salim, member of [Fatah's] Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades:"
Female fighter: "We are young women, but we can do the impossible... We support our boys, our husbands and our leaders to liberate Palestine, in the way of leader Yasser Arafat. We are the sisters of Dalal Mughrabi. We will continue to walk the path..."
TV reporter: "The woman in Palestine is no longer a prisoner of her home or work, but constitutes the foundation of the [young] generations' education and the occupation's defeat."

[Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," July 10, 2014

Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades YouTube channel, July 10, 2014]

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Notes: Fatah posted this video as Hamas was firing hundreds of rockets at Israel and as Israel was responding with Operation Protective Edge, which aimed at destroying Hamas' terror infrastructure and ability to launch rockets at Israel.

Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel's history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, killing 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.

Hanadi Jaradat - One of the first female Palestinian suicide terrorists. Her suicide bombing in a restaurant in Haifa in 2003 killed 21 people and injured 51.

Reem Riyashi - female suicide terrorist who blew herself up at the Erez crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Jan. 14, 2004, killing 3 soldiers and one civilian.


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