Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 27, 2021 The city of Paris has inaugurated a pathway in the Champs-Elysees gardens named after the late Afghan resistance fighter and anti-Taliban leader Ahmad Shah Masud. The inauguration ceremony on March 27 was attended by his son, Ahmad Masud, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Abdullah Abdullah, the head
1TV: French authorities have decided to plaque in Paris in honour of Afghanistan’s national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud. The Paris Council voted unanimously to place a plaque in Paris 8 in tribute to Commander Massoud, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Arnaud Ngatcha, said on Twitter. Click here to read more (external link).
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan September 9, 2018 KABUL — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle has blown himself up near a procession in the Afghan capital commemorating the death of a revered resistance leader, killing at least seven people, officials say. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai told RFE/RL that more than 20 people were wounded
Tolo News: Members of Afghanistan Green Trend, a Kabul-based social movement, on Friday commemorated Martyrs Week and the 17th anniversary of the National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud’s assassination by laying a wreath at the Minaret of Resistance in Wazir Akbar Khan in Kabul’s PD15. Afghanistan Green Trend members called on people to commemorate Martyrs Week and Ahmad
VOA News / May 13, 2018: A young author in the Balkh province of Afghanistan has generated a large following among the country’s children. His name is Assadullah Ehtsham. His mission: to preserve classic Afghan poetry and nursery rhymes to encourage children to read. In the past two years, he’s already handed out more than 3,000
KABUL, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) — Afghanistan marked on Saturday the 16th anniversary of martyrdom of National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud to pay tribute to all those who had lost their lives in the war against invasion of the former Soviet Union and the Taliban onslaught. Saturday also marked the start of Hafta-e-Shaheed or Martyrs Week
By Frud Bezhan September 9, 2016 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Resistance fighter and anti-Taliban leader Ahmad Shah Masud was killed by Al-Qaeda assassins on September 9, 2001, ushering in a chain of events that would place Afghanistan at the center of the global war on terrorism. Two days after his death, Al-Qaeda operatives would carry
Khaama Press: A young Afghan refugee has been hailed as a ‘champion’ following the Munich shooting that left at least 9 people dead, an attack that was carried out by a German-Iranian. According to the local media reports, the 20-year-old Amir Najazada was hailed for saving nearly 200 people by shifting them to the underground of a