Palestinian lawmaker, mother of militants, dies

Masked Hamas militants knell next to the flagged-draped body of Hamas member of the Palestinian Parliament Mariam Farhat, 64, who died early Sunday at the Gaza hospital in Gaza City, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Farhat, known as the "mother of martyrs," lost three of her six sons, all three Hamas militants, in fighting with Israel. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian lawmaker known as the "mother of martyrs" who praised and supported three of her sons who were killed while carrying out deadly attacks against Israelis died Sunday, a Gaza official said.


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