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David Cameron: UK is ‘friend and partner’ of Afghanistan

BBC News: UK Prime Minister David Cameron has promised new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that Britain will always be a “strong partner and good friend”. Mr Cameron, on an unannounced…

Afghan Girls Are Choosing to Dress as Boys, and the Reason is Heartbreaking

Mic.com: by Marcie Bianco — For the bacha posh of Afghanistan, life is an open secret. From the Dari language, bacha posh translates as a female cross-dresser, a girl “dressed like a boy.” It also…

Outgoing Afghan president takes one last swipe at US

KABUL: Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take one last swipe at the United States, capping a long-testy relationship with the accusation that America…

Ashraf Ghani is new Afghan president 

 KABUL: Former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan’s next president on Sunday, hours after signing a power-sharing deal with his rival Abdullah Abdullah that ended a prolonged standoff…

Afghan presidential rivals set to sign unity deal

Summary by Emal Haidary| Agence France Presse Afghanistan’s two presidential rivals are due to sign a power-sharing deal Sunday, officials said, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results at…

Contact Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Asia

ASIA CHINA Address: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Chinese Section — Islamabad, Sheephatch Lane, Tilford, Surrey, GU10 2AQ United Kingdom Phone: +44 1252 783890 Fax: +44-1252 781723 Email: osmanchou@yahoo.com Website: http://islam.cn/Chinese.htm ========================================  Thailand…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on the World Wide Web

Source: ahmadiyya-islam.org | alislam.org ONLINE NETWORK Al Islam (International) Countries in Africa Mauritius (English) Tanzania (Swahili) Countries in Asia Bangladesh China India India (Gurmukhi, Punjabi) India (Malayalam) India (Tamil) Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan…

Ghani wins Afghan election on preliminary results

KABUL: Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani won Afghanistan’s presidential election, according to preliminary results released on Monday, with 56.4 percent of the run-off vote to Abdullah Abdullah’s 43.5 percent.…

Bill O’Reilly, Muslim-Hunter

Bowe Bergdahl’s father practices Islam because…he has a beard and speaks a foreign language. Yes, Fox News’s has some real super sleuths. Bill O’Reilly isn’t just an awe-inspiring successful television…

Afghanistan’s ‘forgotten’ poor wince as billions in aid go to badlands

May 9, 2014 – 05:03 By Mirwais Harooni and Jeremy Laurence AAB BAREEK/KABUL Afghanistan (Reuters) – For all the billions of dollars in foreign aid that have poured into Afghanistan…

Afghan rescuers search for survivors under threat of third landslide

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan police and villagers began a dangerous search for more than 2,000 people buried under a massive landslide in a remote mountainous region in…

Exclusive – U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

April 22, 2014 – 00:28 By Missy Ryan and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 – the minimum demanded…

The First Anglo-Afghan War

Apr. 02  2014 Few regions in the Muslim world have seen as much warfare in modern times as Afghanistan. Foreign interventions and invasions have been an almost constant threat to…

As U.S. war ends, Russia returns to Afghanistan with series of investment projects

Source: The Washington Post KABUL — To the white-bearded Afghan machinists, it felt like the Cold War era had suddenly returned. After 25 years of working in a sprawling Soviet-built factory…

‘Afghanistan does not need US troops’

AP | Mar 15, 2014 |     JORDAN TIMES inShare KABUL — In his final address to Afghanistan’s parliament Saturday, President Hamid Karzai told the United States its soldiers can leave…

Who is the grand father of ‘Polo’? Answer: Buzkashi (Afghanistan’s National Game)

Buzkashi   The game of Buzkashi, literally translated as ‘goat grabbing’ has its roots in Afghan antiquity. The game is very exciting and the Afghans take pride in playing it.…

Rollback of Women’s Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan

National Geographic Daily News: by Eve Conant —  An Afghan law that protects perpetrators of domestic violence, new sharia criminal laws in Brunei that allow stoning, sexual assaults in Arab…

More Now See Failure than Success in Iraq, Afghanistan

Little Partisan Gap in Views of Whether U.S. Has Reached Goals Negative Views of U.S. Efforts in Iraq, AfghanistanAfter more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the…

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