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Topic - Jihad
Boucha Bagour of France named her son Jihad on Sept. 11. Three years later, she sent him to school wearing a shirt that read, "I am a bomb," because, according to reports, she thought it was funny. School administrators did not agree.
Diplomats scrambled Monday to cobble together a cease-fire in the 6-day-old conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, as both sides continued to pound each other with deadly airstrikes and rockets.
"For 85 percent of the population," he said, "normality means living beneath the poverty level."