How Hayat Boumeddiene became France’s most-wanted woman

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The 26-year-old wife of Amedy Coulibaly is emerging as key figure to understanding planning behind Charlie Hebdo and kosher store killings.

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France’s most-wanted woman once loved the warm waves of the Dominican Republic, posing in a black bikini with her future husband, a petty thief. As her faith deepened, she exchanged the bathing suits for head scarves and new destinations: mosques in Malaysia, a pilgrimage to Mecca and now, authorities say, the jihadist cauldron of Syria, reports The Washington Post.