Jihadi Glamour: Pakistani Taliban launches women’s magazine

The Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday released the first edition of a magazine for women, apparently aiming to convince its target readership to join the militant group and take up jihad.

The first edition of “Sunnat E Khaula” — which translates as ‘The Way of Khaula’, referring to an early female follower of the Prophet Muhammad — published by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) features a picture of a women veiled from head to toe on its front cover.

Inside is an interview with the TTP’s leader’s wife, who is not named, in which she talks about being married to the head of the militant group, Fazlullah Khorasani, at the age of 14.

“I ask you why now everywhere there is hue and cry about underage marriages…

  • glasnost

    Striking fashions. I particularly like the one in blue.

    • David Murrell

      The new mag will keep women readers up to date on the latest burka fashions.

      • Ed

        And bruise treatments. Also, in next month’s exciting issue, “How to manage around the kitchen with a severed hand.” And “50 lashes got you down?”

      • Pretty hems and so forth.

    • WalterBannon

      launch the drone

  • What will the stylish Muslim woman not wear this season?

  • Nic

    They only need one model for all the advertising pages

  • WalterBannon

    The first edition of “Sunnat E Khaula” — which translates as ‘Jihad Today’,

  • DMB

    Most women in Pakistan are illiterate. So what is there for them to read or are just going to look a picture of woman treated like chattel.