Prominent Iraqi Female Politician Killed Defending Her Country from ISIS

Umayyah Naji Jabara, posed with a Kalashnikov rifle (News 360)

A prominent Iraqi female Sunni politician was killed defending her country from ISIS terrorists. She was wielding an RPG when she was killed by a sniper.
News 360

A prominent female political figure has been killed while personally leading the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham in the north of the country, according to the Iraqi authorities.

Startling photographs of Umayyah Naji Jabara, an adviser to the governor of Salahuddin province, posing with a Kalashnikov rifle were posted online in tribute to her after her death.

The daughter of a prominent Sunni tribal leader killed by al-Qaeda seven years ago, she was said to have been wielding a rocket-propelled grenade launcher when she was hit by a sniper.

Umayyah Naji Jabara was the daughter of a prominent Sunni tribal leader who was killed by Al-Qaeda seven years ago.



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