By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan: The son of revered Afghan resistance fighter Ahmad Shah Masud says he wants to make his late father’s goal of creating a moderate Afghan state a reality. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan, Ahmad Masud warned against any peace deal with the Taliban and explained why he’s following
Tolo News: Prominent politicians, former Jihadi leaders and government officials on Monday commemorated Martyrs Week and the 18th anniversary of National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud’s assassination by laying a wreath at the Minaret of Resistance in Massoud Square in Kabul. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, Acting Defense Minister Asadullah Khalid, head of Massoud Foundation and presidential candidate
AFP: In Kabul, it is hard to miss the late Ahmad Shah Massoud. His bearded visage is painted onto blast walls across the city, his photo adorns the windscreens of pro-government forces. And a central roundabout bears his name. More than 17 years since his assassination, the legendary fighter who battled the Soviets and the Taliban
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By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan: Afghan police officers who have lost legs in the line of duty have returned to their unit to fight the Taliban in Uruzgan Province. But some officers say they haven’t been paid their salaries or received any medical support.
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
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