Ariana: Marking 103 years of independence from Britain, Mullah Mohammad Yaqub Mujahid, acting defense minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) [Taliban], on Friday warned against efforts to divide Afghans. “They are trying to divide us along regional, religious and linguistic lines and cause infighting among ourselves so that they achieve their evil goals.
Tolo News: Afghans across the country celebrated 100th Independence Day by holding gatherings in different provinces, mainly in Helmand, Balkh, Herat, Kabul, and Nangarhar. President Ashraf Ghani laid a wreath at the Azadi Memorial minaret on Independence Day before appearing at a ceremony at Darul Aman Palace. Click here to read more (external link). Related Google
Ariana: The reconstruction of Darul Aman Palace has [been] completed 90 percent and will be ready to host the celebration of Afghanistan’s Independence Day in another two months. Darul Aman Palace was built during the era of King Amanullah Khan who ruled Afghanistan from 1919 to 1929. Engineers say they have used materials produced in
Tolo News: Today, Sunday, August 19, thousands of Afghans around the country will celebrate the 99th anniversary of Independence Day. This national holiday honors Shah Amanullah Khan’s defeat of the British Empire in 1919 and the founding of the nation. Click here to read more (external link).
IWPR: The ruins of Kabul’s once grand Darulaman Palace, devastated by decades of war, have long been an iconic sight in the capital. An ambitious Afghan-led 16 million US dollar reconstruction project agreed in May 2016 aims to both restore the palace built by King Amanullah Khan in the 1920s and turn it into a symbol
KABUL, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) — The war-torn Afghanistan on Thursday marked the 97th anniversary of its independence from the British occupation by holding meetings and celebrations across the country amid tight security. “On this historic day, I call on all Afghans to work for peace, prosperity and stability. And I urge Afghan people to stand