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Corker Places Hold On Portion Of Afghanistan Funding Until Obama...
In a fourth letter to the Obama administration seeking a rationale for alleged U.S. cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Senator Bob Corker, R-Tn., the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Monday announced a hold on $75 million in U.S. government funding for Afghanistan "until such time as I receive sufficient ... (more)
Sun Jun 16, 2013
South China Morning Post
Precious Afghanistan heritage reclaimed
A Melbourne exhibition of Afghan treasures is a remarkable affirmation of a troubled land's ancient culture and a tribute to the people who saved them, writes Sue Green It's a tale with the lot: war and destruction, brave heroes, buried treasure.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ex-colonel to help homeless Afghans
Retired Colonel Steve Appleton talks about a robe given to him by an Afghan tribal leader, one piece of memorabilia collected from his years with the Canadian military, at his SW home Thursday June 13, 2013.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Her own private Afghanistan - New City's Homebody is an intimate, revealing monologue
Mary Ewald, an accomplished solo performer, creates a study in riveting solo presence with this rambling monologue focused on a love of Afghanistan.
Turkey Bids For Afghan Withdrawal Transit Business
Turkey is promoting its eastern cities of Trabzon and Erzurum as potential transit hubs for U.S. and NATO military cargo being shipped out of Afghanistan.
Friction Among Afghans A Threat To Post-U.S. Mission
A soldier from the 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, Manchus, looks toward the tree line through his rifle scope while on a foot patrol to visit Afghan Local Police in the Panjwai District of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Afghan children arrive in Charlotte for donated medical care
Nearly 20 children arrived in Charlotte from Afghanistan Wednesday morning. They will spend the next six weeks here, living with local families.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Author Khaled Hosseini says his just-released novel, And the Mountains Echoed , began with a perfectly clear and vivid picture in his head.
Bomb targets Afghanistan Supreme Court
WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT Chaos outside Afghanistan's Supreme Court.
The Jackson Sun
Kabul police: Large explosion hits near U.S. Embassy
By the time you read this, I will have completed Week One of the hardest thing I've ever done: A... KABUL, Afghanistan - The Kabul police say there has been a large explosion on a main road near the U.S. Embassy in the Afghan capital.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Afghanistan president demands transfer of prisoners of war at Bagram
The estimated number of detainees is more than 80. Karzai's spokesperson, Aimal Faizi, confirmed [press release] that Karzai instructed National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta [Afghanistan Online profile] to ask the British Embassy in Kabul to hand over the prisoners by June 22. The British embassy responded that while it supports the ... (more)
The Jewish Journal
Ask your NSA
Until now, the primary storyline of the religious-secular battles in Israel has been driven by Women of the Wall, the activist group that, with their monthly prayer meetings at Jerusalem's Insurgents launched a pre-dawn attack on Afghanistan's main international airport in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, police said, with explosions and gunfire ... (more)
Emirates News Agency
UAE Charge d'Affaires attends opening of UAE/German built Mazar-e-Sharif Airport in Kabul
WAM KABUL, June 10th, 2013 -- Jumah Mohammed Al Kaab, Charge d'Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Afghanistan, has attended the opening of the new Mazar-e-Sharif Airport in Kabul, jointly funded by the UAE and Germany.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The Washington Post
Once in the lead, US advisers find frustrations, success in counseling Afghan military
In a Sunday, May 19, 2013, photo U.S. Army Sgt. Carrinton Peterson, 23, left, of Killen, Texas, assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in the Shinwar District of Nangarhar Province, trains two Afghan National Army soldiers to plot a target for their D-30 Howitzers.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Kabul demands British forces transfer prisoners within weeks
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Fri Jun 07, 2013
Khaled Hosseni author of Kite Runner talks about his mistress: Writing
The Kite Runner , by Dr. Khaled Hosseni was published in 2003. It was his first novel.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Afghanistan civilians: April 2013
One of the most desperately poor, war-torn nations on earth, Afghanistan attracts our attention mostly for the wrong reasons.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Heck returns from visit to Afghanistan, German hospital
Afghanistan's next 10 months could well determine the strength of the country's government after U.S. forces complete their expected drawdown in 2014, said U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, who just returned from his first visit to the war zone as a U.S. congressman.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Folse, team to send chefs, food to Afghanistan, again
Imagine sending a care package of perishable goods for American troops in Afghanistan and having it turned away by customs agents in a foreign country.
Emirates News Agency
UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan meets Afghan Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industries
WAM KABUL, June 2th, 2013 -- The UAE Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Yousef Saif Al Ali, and the Afghan Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industries, Muzammil Shinwari, have discussed ways to enhancing cooperation and developing bilateral relations, particularly in the field of Emirati investments.