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Nov 13, 2018
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Islamic Jihad Music Video Shows Veiled Women Shooting Guns and Training: We Are Martyrdom-Seekers Defending Al-Aqsa

#6864 | 02:46
Source: The Internet - "Women's Action Department of the Islamic Jihad Movement's Facebook "

The Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza released a music video titled "The Honorable Women of Jihad." The video shows veiled women marching, doing military drills, and shooting firearms while wearing various forms of military garb, and it occasionally overlays with pictures of "martyred" women. The song lyrics describe the women as mothers of leaders, modern-day Khansaas (Khansaa was a 7th-century Islamic heroine,) and martyrdom-seekers who are defending Al-Aqsa and redeeming Palestine from the plundering occupiers. The video was uploaded to the Women's Action Department of the Islamic Jihad Movement's Facebook page on November 13, 2018.

Following are excerpts:

 

Lyrics: We raised the generation of martyrdom that will defend your soil, oh Palestine. We are the mothers of the leaders, your Khansaas in the battlefields. We raised the generation of martyrdom that will defend your soil, oh Palestine. We are the mothers of the leaders, your Khansaas in the battlefields. We are martyrdom-seekers who wage ribat around the Al-Aqsa mosque. We are defending the Al-Aqsa mosque and its courtyards. We are the Khansaas of Islam. We are Khansaas and we will not be humiliated. We will redeem our homeland with our souls. We will bring woes unto the occupiers. We have an account to settle with them. We are the warm bosom of the Al-Aqsa mosque. We are the sad tears of its mihrab. We are the balm that will heal its wound. We are the daughters of the knives.

 

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Raise the generations of liberation! We will heal the wounds of the rebels, and we will follow the path of liberation. We will rebuild our home with our hands. We are looking at the land of the Prophet's night journey. We yearn for Palestine. We are the wives of the martyrs and the prisoners, and we are the sisters of the mujahideen.

 

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With our faith we will destroy the plunderer – through preparations and training. We prepared ourselves despite the difficulties – we, the honorable women who will defend the country. He dagger strikes and it will not be feeble. A drawn sword will not falter, it will burn the executioner's illusions. The battlegrounds of Jihad will not be abandoned.

 

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We are the mothers of the leaders, your Khansaas in the battlefields. We raised the generation of martyrdom that will defend your soil, oh Palestine. We are the mothers of the leaders, your Khansaas in the battlefields.

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