Year: 2002 Source: Newsweek, (April 15, 2002), p.18-25 SIEC No: 20060200

Over the course of the ongoing Middle East conflict, most suicide bombers have been male. This article recounts the life story of Ayat Al-Akhras, an 18-year-old female, who killed herself & two others when she detonated a bomb in a Jerusalem supermarket.