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Afghan Voters Register For Presidential Elections Despite Taliban Attack

Afghan Voters Register For Presidential Elections Despite Taliban Attack

By Val Powell March 31, 2014

The voting registration process in Afghanistan continues after Taliban fighters attacked the headquarters of the election commission in Kabul on Saturday. Voters lined up outside the registration centers on Sunday as presidential candidates conducted campaign rallies. The presidential elections will …

‘Stoning Adulterers’ May Become Afghan Punishment ‘Stoning Adulterers’ May Become Afghan Punishment
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Warning: Graphic Content in Video Below. Against public outcry (both inside and outside of Afghanistan) governmental representatives for the country are considering reinstating a punishment that many would like to see relegated to the history books under topics such as …

New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead

CBS News and The Week have both reported that, following the drone bombing of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a new leader for the Pakistani Taliban Movement has been chosen. The AP confirmed the ascendance of a new leader with a …

Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai
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Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who defied Pakistani terrorists, and almost lost her life to defend freedom and women’s right to education, was interviewed by famed journalist and opinion moulder Christiane Amanpour this week. The full interview will be aired as …

Generals relieved due to failing to protect troops Generals relieved due to failing to protect troops
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In September 2012, 15 Taliban soldiers dressed in US military fatigues cut a hole in the perimeter fence at Camp Bastion, the Marines main airport in Afghanistan. Once inside the base, the Taliban soldiers headed directly for the Marines’ hangar …

Gunman in Afghanistan Shoots Down Female Officer Gunman in Afghanistan Shoots Down Female Officer
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Sub-inspector for the criminal investigation unit, Negar, was buying grass for her lambs in a local market in the Helmand province when she was shot down by two men on a motorcycle yesterday, according to reports from provincial government spokesman …

Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons” Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons”

Tuesday, at the opening of the largest public library in Europe, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai praised pens and books as, “the weapons that defeat terrorism.” The Pakistani teen, who gained attention when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating education …

Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt

In October of last year, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen while riding on a school bus. She was not the victim of random violence, but was targeted for assassination by cowardly elements who sought to …

Taliban Using Fake Facebook Profiles to Gain Intel Taliban Using Fake Facebook Profiles to Gain Intel

In many ways, it’s one of the oldest tricks in the book, but it’s being used in a very modern way. I’d like to think that most people realize that the super hot girl you meet on the internet is …

Taliban Website Defaced By Hackers Taliban Website Defaced By Hackers
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For once, we have a hacking attack and defacement that might not have anything to do with Anonymous. What seems like the work of somebody within Afghanistan, the Taliban Web site has been attacked and defaced by those who wish …

NATO, Taliban Have Twitter Dust-up Following Kabul Attacks NATO, Taliban Have Twitter Dust-up Following Kabul Attacks

On Tuesday, Taliban forces launched an attack on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack started at about 1 pm local time, with the attackers launching RPGs from a 9-story building that stands within striking distance …

The Taliban on Twitter The Taliban on Twitter
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It might surprise you to learn that the Taliban, the Islamic fundamentalist group most notable for their harboring Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda network, is on Twitter. The account, @alemarahweb, is linked to the official website of the Islamic …