#BBCtrending: The female Emirati pilot fighting IS
An Emirati woman has caused a storm on Twitter after joining the military fight against Islamic State (IS).
Mariam al-Mansouri is UAE's first female air force pilot. Her involvement in airstrikes against IS has sparked a contentious debate about the war against the group. It's also led to a discussion about the role of women in conflict. Mai Noman reports.
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26 Sep 2014
- From the section Magazine