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New Face of Terror
Photograph by Seamus Conlan, WorldPictureNews

Concealed but for her eyes, a female recruit to the al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades stares out defiantly in Gaza City. The group is one of several Palestinian terror organizations fighting Israel that make no distinction between soldiers and politicians, and ordinary men, women, and children. As the death toll from terrorism and retaliatory strikes by Israel grows higher on each side, new combatants are being drawn in—including a rising number of female suicide bombers, who attract less suspicion than males.

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