Hoda Muthana

Birth data: October 28, 1994 at 3.38pm EDT; 40N53 - 74W03 (AA-1)
Birth certificate posted online – birth place is Hackensack, New Jersey
There are no changes in her chart within its ± 1 minute margin of error
Her chart’s astrodyne report

Her dominant planet–key decanate profile

Mercury, Muthana’s dominant planet, is in the third decanate of Libra so the special feature of her I balance mental activity and way of communicating is her mental brilliance; but if she doesn’t resist the temptation to live a double life and pull the wool over the eyes of her family and friends she’ll make a fatal mistake and suffer personal tragedy and expiation.

Mercury – the planet of controversy – in house 7 (war, marriage and law suits) is the worst planet in her chart. It forms high-discord obstacle (square) aspects with Uranus – planet of extremism – and Neptune – planet of deception and lies – in house 11 (friends).

Mercury’s discord inclines towards making horrible decisions and actions that stir up controversy. She’s a controversial figure. 

Scorpio, the dominant sign, is high in harmony so she’s energetic, determined and skilful and with the Sun in the first decanate her I desire individuality is more precisely defined by resourcefulness. But her fanatical sense of duty and strong sex drive, unless harnessed to a constructive, creative endeavor, will cause her trouble. 

The Moon is conjunction Mars (war and bloodshed) in the second decanate of Leo so her I will mentality can detect faults in the world’s political and religious systems and she has the courage to engage in the reformation process, but she’ll experience major problems if she spreads misinformation or makes false claims. 

And with the ascendant conjunction Saturn in the first decanate of Pisces her I believe personality is defined by verity and she’s going to rely on her psychic faculties (rather than her reasoning – Mercury – skills) when discerning personal truth. But Saturn – the planet of fear, worry, despair and hardship – in house 12 signs for self-undoing, heavy restrictions and crafty secret enemies.  

The primary trend of her life story is defined by events involving house 7 (marriage, war and law suits), house 8 (death), house 9 (overseas countries and religion), house 11 (friends) and house 12 (self-undoing, secret sorrows, aloneness, isolation and detention).

Her story

Hoda Muthana is an American born ISIS bride who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State Caliphate in November 2014 using funds (house 8) her parents had provided for her college tuition.

In an interview with the New York Times she claimed that on her arrival in Syria she was forced to surrender her cell phone and confined to locked barracks (house 12) where she was held as a potential bride (Mercury in house 7) for jihadi fighters.

She married (house 7) Suhan Rahman, an Australian jihadist in December 2014. He was killed (house 8) in March 2015. She then married a Tunisian fighter and gave birth to a son (house 5).  Her second husband was killed in 2017.

She fled (Saturn) from Raqqa to Mayadin and, finally, to Shafa in eastern Syria. She then remarried and divorced. At this time food was so scarce (Saturn) that she was reduced to boiling grass for nourishment (Moon conjunction Mars in house 6). 

On January 10, 2019 she escaped from Shafa and surrendered to American troops (Mars in house 6). She requested to be returned to America and she and her son are currently being held in a Kurdish refugee camp (house 12) in Syria.

In an interview with Buzzfeed in 2015 her father (Mercury and house 4) said that he gave his daughter a cell phone and she created a twitter account that he knew nothing about which eventually gained thousands of followers (house 11). And an anonymous friend (house 11) claimed there was a gulf between Muthana’s real self and the more radical persona (Uranus) she adopted on Twitter.

On February 20, 2019 President Trump instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to not allow her back into the country.

Pompeo released a press statement saying: “Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen.”

On February 21, 2019, Muthana’s father, Ahmed Ali Muthana (Mercury and house 4), filed an emergency lawsuit, asking the federal government to affirm her citizenship and allow her to return to the United States.

The lawsuit emphasizes that she is not arguing against any prosecution from the U.S. government over her actions in Syria, but wants lawful recognition of her U.S. citizenship and the citizenship of her 18-month old son.

The lawsuits statement said that Ms Muthana has “publicly acknowledged her actions and accepted full responsibility” and in her own words “she recognizes that she has ‘ruined’ her own life, but does not want to ruin the life of her young child.”

In a statement to CNN, she wrote she was a “naive, angry and arrogant young woman” when she left the US in 2014. And that…“during my years in Syria I would see and experience a way of life and the terrible effects of war which changed me. Seeing bloodshed (Moon conjunction Mars) up close changed me. Motherhood changed me. Seeing friends (house 11), children, and the men I married (house 7) dying (house 8) changed me.”

Biographical data is from her Wikipedia entry and BBC news reports.

Her chart progressed to February 23, 2019

Progressed Mercury at 15S54 in house 8 – the cusp ruler of house 4 (her father) – is parallel progressed Mars – the planet of strife and emergency situations – at 15N39 in house 6 and the cusp ruler of house 9 (legal matters and court cases).

Progressed Saturn – planet of loss, hardship and despair – at 5 Pisces 49 in house 12 (crime, detention and isolation) is sesquisquare (agitation) birth chart Mercury at 20 Libra 59R in house 7 (law suits).

Progressed Mars – planet of strife – at 23 Leo 37 in house 6 is inconjunct progressed Uranus at 23 Capricorn 28 in house 11 (friends) and cusp ruler of house 12 (detention); and progressed ascendant at 23 Aries 47 in house 1 is square (obstacle) progressed Uranus – the planet of sudden, unexpected events and changed circumstances.

In her birth chart the Moon and Mercury are trine and sextile the Midheaven (publicity) and with progressed Midheaven at 12 Capricorn 49 in house 11 sextile birth chart Venus at 13 Scorpio 20R in house 8 her story is receiving international  coverage and publicity.

Progressed Moon at 11 Cancer 33 in house 5 (her son) is sesquisquare (agitation) progressed Jupiter at 26 Scorpio 12 and birth chart Pluto at 27 Scorpio 05 in house 9 (legal matters and court cases).

On April 1, 2019 progressed Mercury moves to form a high-discord obstacle (square) aspect with birth chart Moon (her son) so things are not looking good. But in her birth chart the Moon and Mercury form an opportunity (sextile) aspect so the progressed square can produce a fortunate opportunity outcome, but she’ll need all the resourcefulness (Scorpio) she can muster to overcome the obstacles.

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