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Afghan Lawmaker Fighting Insurgents

April 15, 2012: Haji Naeem Lalay, member of Afghan parliament, fires on insurgent from roof of parliament building in Kabul. Insurgents entered a nearby building to aim at the building of Afghan parliament. No MPs harmed. http://afghancorner.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default Continue reading

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Kabul-My Love

by Pamir Scahill We were near to land at Kabul International Airport. My mother told me to look downward from the window of Arianna International Airlines’ new and huge plane. Down what I saw is still recurring in my dreams. The entire city was looking like a huge landscape of illuminating gems, diamonds and crystalline … Continue reading

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Q&A With Shehrbano Taseer

Shehrbano Taseer, the daughter of murdered Pakistan’s Punjab governor Salman Taseer, says she is determined to continue his campaign against the misuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy law. I recently spoke to her for RFE/RL‘s Radio Mashaal and here is the full interview. Is your family satisfied with judiciary/court procedures that are taking place in the case … Continue reading

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Talks Between Afghan Officials and Gulbaddin Hikmatyar

“As the Afghan foreign minister meets his US counterpart in Washington, Al-Jazeera has learnt of secret talks between Taliban-linked mediators and Afghan officials, which could lead to wider negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The deal involves the return to Afghanistan of Gulbadin Hekmatyar, the former prime minister, whose forces fight alongside the … Continue reading

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Talks Between Afghan Officials and Gulbaddin Hikmatyar

“As the Afghan foreign minister meets his US counterpart in Washington, Al-Jazeera has learnt of secret talks between Taliban-linked mediators and Afghan officials, which could lead to wider negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The deal involves the return to Afghanistan of Gulbadin Hekmatyar, the former prime minister, whose forces fight alongside the … Continue reading

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Case Study: Post 9/11 Stereotypes of Muslims in Hollywood

Muslims are the United States of America’s fastest growing ethnicity. To add to that, Islam is the fastest rising religion in the United States. However, just like many other western countries Americans have many stereotypes and misunderstandings about Islam. The approximately six to seven million Muslims living in the U.S.A face a harsh storm of … Continue reading