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Al–Khansaa brigade: Women force of ISIS

Sep 10, 2014 12:30 IST

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The al-Khansaa Brigade is an all-female branch of ISIS. It was established in Raqqa city of Syria. ISIS militants took over the city in August 2014.

Up to 60 women are believed to have joined the Al-Khansaa brigade

As per the TRAC, it said the group was set up to expose people suspected of spying on ISIL by disguising themselves in women’s clothing.

Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium (TRAC) is a US based think tank.

Most of the women in the Al-Khansaa brigade are between 18-24 years. Some of them are supposed to join the main military ranks of the ISIL terrorists.

The privately-educated Aqsa Mahmood from Glasgow, Scotland was one among the women militants. She traveled to Syria in November 2013.

About Al – Khansaa

Al– Khansaa was a 7th-century Arabic poet. She was born and raised in the Najd region. Najd is the central region of modern-day Saudi Arabia.

She was a contemporary of Muhammad, and eventually converted to Islam.

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