Afghanistan

Afghan Probe Begins in Attack on AP Journalists

Military 14 April 2014
By Kim Gamel

Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after

 

CNN Calls Islamic Child Marriage an "Inhumane and Cruel Tradition," Condemns Muhammad and Allah

Answering Muslims 9 April 2014
By David Wood

CNN posted a short clip about a six-year-old girl being married off in Afghanistan. Fortunately, the little girl was rescued and returned to her father (thanks to a Western group

 

Relief In Afghanistan After Largely Peaceful Landmark Election

Afghanistan's presidential election closed on Saturday amid relief that attacks by Taliban fighters were fewer than feared for a vote that will bring the first-ever democratic transfer of power

 

Two Cross Dressing Suicide Bombers Arrested In Helmand, Afghanistan

Kafir Crusaders 7 April 2014

Anybody familiar with Afghanistans dirty little secret, the practice of “bachi baza,” will know that males dressed as females is common place. Where bearded Afghan warlords

 

Indian Mujahideen cell paid dues for ops

Money Jihad 7 April 2014

A five-man Indian Mujahideen (IM) cell in Rajasthan funded its activities from monthly dues paid by the members themselves, according to India’s Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). The men

 

The ‘Talibanization’ of Insurgency

ISN 3 April 2014

Should we expect radical Islamists in other parts of the world to copy the tactics used by the Taliban? Yes, says Prem Mahadevan. Those who have studied the insurgency in

 

NATO Taps Norway’s Stoltenberg to Deal With Russia, Afghans

Bloomberg 3 April 2014
By James G. Neuger

NATO picked former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its next civilian leader, as the western military alliance confronts a more assertive Russia and winds down the war

 

Slain Kenyan Muslim cleric an avowed Al-Qaeda sympathiser

New Vision 2 April 2014

Radical Kenyan Muslim cleric Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, better known as Makaburi, predicted his own violent death barely a month before being gunned down on the streets of Mombasa

 

Video: Afghanistan: Educating Girls in Madrassas

Answering Muslims 31 March 2014
By David Wood

In Afghanistan, girls are being brainwashed into thinking that it's God's will for them to be thoroughly oppressed by men. In the West, students are being brainwashed into thinking that only a racist would object to what goes on in an Afghani Madrassa.

 

The Afghan policewomen taking on the Taliban

The Telegraph 19 March 2014
By Sally Williams

Among the other police officers, she stands out. No short back and sides; no hobnail boots; no belted combats. Instead – nail polish, three–inch heels, aviator sunglasses. And hijab. Police Officer

 

Women Rise Up on Int'l Women's Day in the MENA Region

Clarion Project 10 March 2014

    Women throughout the region protested for gender equality on March 8 to mark International Women's Day

On March 8 the world celebrated International Women's Day. The achievements towards women's rights have been substantive since the first such day just over 100 years

 

Afghan asylum seekers occupy Brussels church

Al-Arabiya 8 March 2014

A group of mainly Muslim Afghan families, who are seeking asylum in Belgium, have been eating, sleeping and teaching their children in the church of Saint John the Baptist at

 

Ex-Afghan translators for German army fear attacks

Boston.com 8 March 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan — Sometimes the calls come in the middle of the night. Other times it’s a text message sent to a mobile phone. But the warnings are always the same,

 

Rollback of Women's Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan

National Geographic 25 February 2014
By Eve Conant

Polygamy, stoning of adulterers, virginity testing, and laws that protect batterers are on the rise in increasingly conservative nations. An Afghan law that protects perpetrators

 

Have You Hugged Your Warlord Today?

Family Security Matters 24 February 2014
By Diana West

"The Grinning Generals" by Rob Crllly is a recent London Telegraph story all about the above photo of two generals, one Afghan, one American

 

The Folly of Open Borders

Islamist Watch 20 February 2014
By Fjordman

Excerpt: Ceuta is one of two small Spanish enclaves in North Africa, the second being Melilla. They provide the only possible entry to European territory without leaving

 

Obama Administration Makes New Offer To Release 5 Guantanamo Bay Prisoners In Exchange For Release Of U.S. Army Sergeant...

In an effort to free American captive Bowe Bergdahl before the bulk of U.S. forces leave Afghanistan this year, the Obama administration has decided to try to resume talks

 

Asylum seeker murdered wife because she wanted divorce

East London Lines 19 February 2014

A failed asylum seeker murdered his wife after she threatened a divorce that might have forced him to leave the UK, a court heard. Farhad Sarfi, 23, an Afghan national, appeared

 

How Al Qaeda Is Winning the War on Terror

Assyrian International News Agency 19 February 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

There are two ways of looking at Osama bin Laden's death. One is to see his end surrounded by wives, pornography and unanswered messages to Al Qaeda leaders who were

 

Crisis in Arab civilization

The Jerusalem Post 18 February 2014
By LEON DE WINTER

There has never been such a thing as the "Arab Spring”; a true Arab spring can only develop when the Arabs start developing civil societies. But until now the value systems of

 
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