Outline of Afghanistan
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Afghanistan:Afghanistan – landlocked sovereign country located in Central Asia. Since the late 1970s Afghanistan has expe...
Outline of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Breaking: Trump drops Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb In Afghanistan
The strike was carried out to neutralise an IS tunnel. The US has never used this bomb in its military operation. It has a blast radius of nearly 50 kms. A G...
Lionel Messi Gifts Fulfill Afghan Child's Dream
The youngster pictured wearing a striped plastic bag with Lionel Messi's name and number on it is now the proud owner of a real Messi shirt....thanks to the soccer superstar and the United Nations Chi...
Boy Wearing Plastic 'Messi' Jersey Found
A young boy wearing a striped plastic bag with scrawled name of his football idol has been located in Afghanistan. "When he suddenly wakes up in the middle of the night, he starts crying that he wants...
Afghan Woman’s Nose Is Cut Off By Her Husband, Officials Say
KABUL, Afghanistan — A young woman has been hospitalized in northern Afghanistan and is hoping to travel to Turkey for reconstructive surgery after her husband cut off her nose, the police and the wom...
U.S. Spent $43 Million on Afghanistan Gas Station: Watchdog Report
Nearly $43 million of U.S. taxpayers' money was spent on building a gas station in Afghanistan — 140 times more than it should have cost, according to a government watchdog. The Special Inspector Gen...
Deadly earthquake rocks Afghanistan and Pakistan
More than 150 people have died, mostly in Pakistan, after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit north-eastern Afghanistan. Tremors from the quake were also felt in northern India and Tajikistan. At least 12 ...
Nearly 90 Percent Of People Killed In Recent Drone Strikes Were Not The Target
Documents detailing a special operations campaign in northeastern Afghanistan, Operation Haymaker, show that between January 2012 and February 2013, U.S. special operations airstrikes killed more than...
At Bowe Bergdahl Desertion Hearing, Platoon Leader Tells Of 'Shock' At His Disappearance
At a Thursday hearing to decide whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a court-martial on desertion charges, each side presented conflicting portraits of the controversial soldier. Prosecutors argued th...
Sources Say Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Dead On Afghanistan
A spokesman for the Afghan president said Wednesday that the government had confirmed news that has circulated widely as a rumor in the region for at least two years: that Mullah Mohammed Omar, the o...
Boondoggle HQ: The $25 Million Building in Afghanistan Nobody Needed
This is a story about how the U.S. military built a lavish headquarters in Afghanistan that wasn’t needed, wasn’t wanted and wasn’t ever used—at a cost to American taxpayers of at least $25 million.
Taliban Muslims Sexually Abusing Young Boys Being Trained To Be Suicide Bombers
Taliban molestation of boys, once rarely discussed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is now becoming a more common topic of conversation. Nematullah, a former would-be suicide bomber, told Afghanistan’s N...
Rare photos reveal Osama bin Laden's Afghan hideout
Photos introduced as evidence in a recent terrorism trial in federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before 9/11.
Afghanistan avalanches: more than 180 dead
Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the heavy snow
Afghanistan
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Geography of Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a landlocked mountainous country located within South Asia and Central Asia. The country is the 41st largest in the world in size. Kabul is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, ...
Geography of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Environment of Afghanistan
Environmental issues in Afghanistan predate the political turmoil of the past few decades. Forests and wetlands have been depleted by centuries of grazing and farming, practices which have only increa...
Environment of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Provinces of Afghanistan
Afghanistan is made up of 34 provinces (ولايت wilayat). The provinces of Afghanistan are the primary administrative divisions. Each province encompasses a number of districts and/or usually over 1,000...
Provinces of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Districts of Afghanistan
The provinces of Afghanistan are divided into Wuleswali (Pashto: ولسوالۍ‎ wuləswāləi; Persian: شهرستان‎) or districts. The number of districts in Afghanistan has fluctuated over the ye...
Districts of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Government of Afghanistan
The politics of Afghanistan consists of the council of ministers, provincial governors and the national assembly, with a president serving as the head of state and commander-in-chief of the Afghan Arm...
Government of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Judiciary of Afghanistan
Afghanistan's judicial system is still under construction. The Justice Ministry is now working to set up a workable judicial system, but it seems to be taking some time.Afghanistan’s judicial branch d...
Constitution of Afghanistan
The Constitution of Afghanistan is the supreme law of the state Afghanistan, which serves as the legal framework between the Afghan government and the Afghan citizens. Although Afghanistan (Afghan Emp...
Foreign relations of Afghanistan
Foreign relations of Afghanistan are handled by the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is headed by Salahuddin Rabbani. He answers to, and receives guidance from, the President of Afghanistan...
Foreign relations of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Health in Afghanistan
Health in Afghanistan is in need of improvement due to the country being in a state of civil war for the last three decades. According to the Human Development Index, Afghanistan is the 15th least dev...
Health in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Afghanistan
Afghanistan /æfˈɡænɨstæn/ (Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia...
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Armenians in Afghanistan
There was once a small but important community of Armenians in Afghanistan, centred at Kabul; however, they were expelled in 1897.
In 1755, Jesuit missionary Joseph Tiefenthaler reported that Sult...
Aush
Aush is an Afghan soup dish made with noodles and different vegetables in a tomato-based broth. It is topped with chaka (yogurt sauce) and dried/crushed mintleaves.
Tandoori masala
Tandoori masala is a mixture of spices specifically for use with a tandoor, or clay oven, in traditional north Indian and Pakistani cooking. The specific spices vary somewhat from one region to anoth...
Mongol invasion of Central Asia
The Mongol invasion of Central Asia occurred after the unification of the Mongol and Turkic tribes on the Mongolian plateau in 1206. It was finally complete when Genghis Khan conquered the Khwarizmian...
Ahmad Shah Khan
Ahmad Shah, Crown Prince of Afghanistan (born 23 September 1934 in Arg-i-Shahi, Kabul) is the second son of Mohammed Zahir Shah, the former King of Afghanistan, and the heir apparent to the throne of ...