Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks on the first day of the US-Islamic World Forum in the Qatari capital Doha, on June 9, 2013. Karzai also held talks with Qatari officials that could host future peace negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents.
I was seeing these Moroccan dudes mixing old school tailoring with traditional tunics and kaftans ... It’s a little bit 'jazz dandy,’ a little bit Hamid Karzai.
In the last decade, the Kabul government has specified 10 different places for Sikh burials and cremations, but villagers keep giving Sikhs problems ... Even when President Karzai issued a decree, nothing changed.
Brave Afghan security forces have the ability to repel any enemy attack and can protect people and their countryMore quotes »
Afghan Taliban attack near Kabul airport
are carried out from a military airfield at Bagram about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of the capital.Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not be deterred by the attacks."These cowardly terrorist attacks on the Afghan people cannot change Read more »
Afghan president to visit Qatar, discussing peace
opening of a Taliban office in the Gulf state, officials said.Foreign Ministry spokesman Janan Mosazai said President Hamid Karzai will not hold any talks with Taliban representatives now in Qatar.He will meet with Qatari officials on the sidelines of an annual Read more »
Bomb kills 10 Afghan children, 2 NATO troops
have been attacking police checkpoints in several provinces in a major test for the security forces of President Hamid Karzai's government.The insurgents have also littered the country's roads with homemade landmines and roadside bombs that often kill civilians.Also Read more »
NATO: 5 Americans killed in Afghanistan
of the coalition have been killed so far this year including 32 Americans.The renewed violence came as Afghan President Hamid Karzai acknowledged that his government has been receiving funds from CIA for more than a decade as part of regular monthly assistance Read more »
Ajami: Afghanistan teaches Americans how not to fight a war
we have learned that you can't buy a warlord. You can only rent one. We owe this education to our man in Kabul , President Hamid Karzai .For more than a decade, it has been recently confirmed, U.S. dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping Read more »
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U.S. senator puts hold on some Afghan aid over Karzai 'ghost money'
how workers keep the exteriors of high-rise buildings shining. Slideshow Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during the U.S.- Islamic World Forum in Doha June 9, 2013. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee 6/17/13 from Reuters Mobile Read more »
Taliban to open Doha office today
details but a Taliban spokesman in Kabul told AFP he was “unaware” of any such development. In April Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the opening of a Taliban office in Doha could “facilitate the peace process.” He made the remarks in an interview with Al 6/17/13 from GulfToday.ae Read more »
Senator wants answers about alleged CIA payments
until he gets answers from the Obama administration about alleged cash payments from the CIA to Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Corker, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says in a letter sent Monday to Secretary of State John Kerry 6/17/13 from Sify Read more »
Edward Snowden has a pet phoenix (and other interesting internet memes)
to know why the U.S. government allegedly has made tens of millions of dollars in cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his... Under pressure to demonstrate a renewed commitment to shutter the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, President Obama has 6/17/13 from Washington Examiner Read more »
Afghan women lose political power as fears grow for the future
by women members of parliament a few days ago. The action has sparked fears among women's rights activists that President Hamid Karzai's government is increasingly willing to trade away their hard fought gains to placate the Taliban as part of attempts to 6/17/13 from Reuters Mobile Read more »