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  Afghan Warrior
And if the Afghan forces aren't able to fight insurgents they must have an emergency contact number with the coalition air forces to call for air support and they can tell the exact location of insurgents to the coalition forces and then the coalition forces can target only those locations where terrorists are hidden.
Dozens of the Afghan National Army and police have been killed in friendly fire by the coalition forces and it shows the lack of coordination between both Afghan and coalition forces.
So we hope the Afghan government and coalition forces work on a better plan to increase the requirement process and also avoid the failure to re-enlist of the soldiers after three years by seminars which aims to show the importance of their service to their country.
afghanwarrior.blogspot.com   (5317 words)

 Dog Owner's Guide Profile: The Afghan
Swift enough to outdistance mounted hunters, the Afghan is of necessity a courageous hunter and an independent thinker, capable of holding large prey at bay until the hunter arrives.
Afghans from his Ghazni kennel went to England in 1925, and the breed made its way to the US a few years later.
The Afghan Hound Standard describes the dog as an aristocrat with a proud carriage, silky top-knot, prominent hipbones, large feet, peculiar coat pattern, and somewhat exaggerated bend in the stifle joint of the rear leg.
www.canismajor.com /dog/afghan.html   (1557 words)

  Afghan Hound   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The characteristics that distinguish the Afghan Hound from all other dogs are the long, silky topknot; the sloping croup and low tail set; the prominent pelvis bones; the sparsely coated tail with the ring or upward curve at the end; the unique coat pattern; and the "oriental" expression-inscrutable, piercing, and wise.
A properly proportioned Afghan Hound is square, with the length of body (measured from prosternum to point of buttocks) equal to the height (measured from the withers to the ground).
Although the Afghan Hound is evaluated at the trot, it must be remembered that the natural gait of the Afghan Hound is the double suspension gallop.
www.ukcdogs.com /breeds/sighthoundspariahs/afghanhound.std.shtml   (2104 words)

 Afghan News Network {Latest News about Afghanistan} First in Afghan News Worldwide!
AFP - Six NATO and two Afghan troops were killed in northeast Afghanistan after being ambushed by insurgents who inflicted one of their deadliest tolls for years, military officials said Saturday.
Afghans began three days of mourning on Wednesday for 52 people, many of them children, killed in the country's worst suicide attack.
At least six members of the Afghan parliament, and reportedly many schoolchildren, were killed in the blast in the province of Baghlan.
www.afghannews.net   (601 words)

 Institute for Afghan Studies
Some observers of Afghan issues and situations wish well for the effort and would like for it to take quick, but sure steps in rendering its advice and or charting of a solution to the Afghan problem.
Otherwise it will serve only as yet another group of Afghans who individually might be able to take significant steps but in a group get tangled with pride, self-aggrandizement and disunity.
Every precautionary measures must be taken to adduce this economy to the path of highest possible rate of growth with its benefit distributed equitably among all strata of the Afghan community, securing for the country as a whole a long lasting peace and stability.
www.institute-for-afghan-studies.org   (1397 words)

 AOP: Today's News on Afghanistan
The Afghan defence ministry said four of its men were hurt, while ISAF said eight of its soldiers were wounded.
Besides air crashes, it was also one of the deadliest incidents involving international and Afghan soldiers who have been fighting an insurgency led by the Taliban, which ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001 when it was ousted by a US-led coalition.
As a result of the flout, which drew strong denunciation from a media freedom group, refugees living in Pakistan are unable to watch the programmes aired by different TV channels based in their country.
www.aopnews.com /today.html   (6093 words)

 Afghan Sports Federation
Organized by the Afghan Sports Federation, as many as 18 teams participated in the daylong event, which was attended by sports-loving Afghans from Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC area.
NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Tha City basketball team of Afghan expatriates defeated the Shake and Bake by 57-32 in the first match of the basketball tournament organised by the US-based Afghan Sports Federation (ASF).
Afghan boys play soccer in front of the former King of Afghanistan Darul Aman's palace, destroyed during the civil war, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007.
www.afghansportsfederation.org   (2209 words)

 The Afghan Taekwondo Federation... Home Page
As President of the Afghan Taekwondo Federation I am pleased to endorse this publication of the english taekwondo website and extend my heart-felt feeling to all Taekwondo members and supporters, both in Afghanistan and around the world.
The perpose of publishing this website is to help all Afghan practitioners in the country and worldwide to communicate and worktogther for new sporting Afghanistan.
The Afghan Taekwondo Federation was founded by Master M. Yousuf Dildar and Master Usman Dildar in 1990 and was recognised by the world Taekwondo Federation (WTF) in 1993.
www.afghantaekwondo.com   (138 words)

 Afghanistan New Constitution, Afghan Site made by Afghans for Afghans
No Afghan would be sentenced to deprivation of citizenship or to exile inside the country or abroad.
Every Afghan is obligated to pay taxes and duties to the government in accordance with the provisions of law.
Should be citizen of Afghanistan, Muslim and born of Afghan parents, and should not have citizenship of another country.
www.afghansite.com /afghanistan/afghanConstitution.asp   (9595 words)

 Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In late 2001, major leaders from the Afghan opposition groups and diaspora met in Bonn and agreed on a plan for the formulation of a new government structure that resulted in the inauguration of Hamid Karzai as Chairman of the Afghan Interim Authority (AIA) on December 2001.
International efforts to rebuild Afghanistan lead to the formulation of the Afghan Interim Authority (AIA), as a result of the December 2001 Bonn Agreement, and later addressed at the Tokyo Donors Conference for Afghan Reconstruction in January 2002, where $4.5 billion was collected for a trust fund to be administered by the World Bank Group.
Up to four million Afghan children, possibly the largest number ever, are believed to have enrolled for class for the school year which began in March of 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan   (2589 words)

 Afghan Hounds
Afghans come from the hound group, or to be more exact are from the sighthound family, of which all extremely fast, greyhound-like coursing dogs are a part.
Afghans are the darling of the dog show world and with their flowing locks and aloof attitude they are hard to beat as showmen.
Afghans can outrun just about anything on rocky and uneven ground, and were often left to themselves in the "catch." While an Afghan is very intelligent and cunning, he will use this to his own advantage.
www.k9web.com /dog-faqs/breeds/afghans.html   (1977 words)

 Afghan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This hip conformation enables the Afghan to cover uneven country swiftly and contributes to its effectiveness as a sight hunter in the mountainous terrain of its native Afghanistan.
The most arresting feature of the elegant Afghan is his coat, which is long and silky everywhere on the dog, except on the face and back, where it is short and glossy.
Afghans can double-suspension gallop at speeds of at least 35 to 40 mph and turn on a dime, can take a broad jump of 20 feet and can leap 7 feet straight up from a standing position.
www.zubrinus.com /default.aspx?pageid=241   (650 words)

 Afghan Wireless
And Personalized Telephone Number (which can be changed by Afghan Wireless at any time) to enable the subscriber to use Afghan Wireless services upon acceptance, within Afghan Wireless System operating range in the local area covered by Afghan Wireless and the licensed geographical areas.
Afghan Wireless does not however, guarantee to affect such suspension/disconnection immediately upon the subscriber reaching the credit limit.
The same shall be returnable to Afghan Wireless on Severance / Suspension of subscriber relationship for any reason whatsoever as per terms and conditions Afghan Wireless is not responsible for any manufacturing defect in SIM card after an expiry of 6 months from-the date of purchase.
www.afghan-wireless.com /terms.html   (1804 words)

 Afghan Hound Information and Pictures, Afghan Hounds
The Afghan Hound is a sighthound with an aristocratic bearing.
The Afghan has been described as "a king of dogs." Majestic, elegant, noble and courageous, suspicious of, but not hostile to, strangers.
Afghan Hounds love open spaces and must be allowed to run free in a safe area as well as having long daily walks.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /afghan.htm   (590 words)

In the case of the Afghan, Its evolutionary path has demanded that it have an exceptional degree of agility with the ability to traverse adverse forms of rough terrain at high speed to provide for its survival, these unique characteristics are abundantly clear when compared with the Saluki.
The Afghan feet are unusually large, the pasterns are long and sloping, the humurus is long and well tucked under, the scapular is not as well laid and has a greater degree of pivotal latitude, the whole forequarter assembly is designed for high speed shock absorption, more so than any other breed.
Even when the Afghan is galloping the lift from the pastern and humurus in conjunction with the more centrally located centre of gravity, is appreciably greater when compared to other galloping hounds.
www.afghanhoundsoz.com.au /Afghan_Gait.htm   (2099 words)

 Afghan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghans, some shouting "Death to America", protested in the east on Sunday after six people were killed during a raid by U.S.-led coalition forces.
In another joint Coalition and Afghan raid in southeastern Khost province on Sunday a suspected insurgent was detained.
Today, it is the Americans and their allies, among them the Canadian forces in the Afghan south, who are the victims of similar hit and run raids, launched from Pakistani territory.
afghan.cc /blogs/afghan/default.aspx   (5385 words)

 Lynette Watson, nee Schelling. Judging The Afghan Hound
The most beautiful Afghan to a judge must unquestionably be the Afghan who could perform the duties which were the reasons for his evolvement.
Unlike the Saluki and the Borzoi, who were slipped after the quarry was spotted-the Afghan was required to independently seek out the game and then give chase and kill as well; so aside from that all important mobility, as a sighthound he requires two initial specifics:- A clear outlook.
We are told that the muscles which cause the neck and head to be lifted high are also those which control the forequarters and cause these to be lifted high as in the Hackney horse or the Miniature Pinscher.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/s_tillotson/stschelg.htm   (2640 words)

 Afghan Hound - Canada's Guide to Dogs - Breeds
Orginially bred to course game across mountainous terrain, the Afghan is very agile and moves with grace and ease — he can trot at speeds of up to 12 mph for hours on end.
The Afghan does make a wonderful companion and also a very versatile breed, quite often seen in the show ring, lure coursing, competing in agility and obedience and is often used as a Therapy Dog.
In general, the Afghan Hound is known to be a very healthy breed; however, like all breeds certain genetic disorders have been known to occur, such as: Cataracts, Demodicosis, Hip Dysplasia, and Hypothyroidism.
www.canadasguidetodogs.com /afghan.htm   (1071 words)

 American Kennel Club - Afghan Hound dog dogs puppy puppies
The Afghan Hound is an aristocrat, his whole appearance one of dignity and aloofness with no trace of plainness or coarseness.
The hind feet are broad and of good length; the toes arched, and covered with long thick hair; hindquarters powerful and well muscled, with great length between hip and hock; hocks are well let down; good angulation of both stifle and hock; slightly bowed from hock to crotch.
The Afghan Hound should be shown in its natural state; the coat is not clipped or trimmed; the head is surmounted (in the full sense of the word) with a topknot of long, silky hair - that is also an outstanding characteristic of the Afghan Hound.
www.akc.org /breeds/afghan_hound/index.cfm   (780 words)

 AHCA Rescue
Titled The Furkid Diaries, the calendar features the rescue stories of 12 special afghans who got a new lease on life thanks to Afghan Rescue.
In addition there are dozens of pictures of other afghans rescued from all across the country.
This is from the estate of the gentleman who passed away in Houston leaving behind the three orphans currently listed.
www.afghanhound.net   (504 words)

 The Afghan Women's Mission - Home Page
The Afghan Women's Mission works closely with RAWA to support health, educational, and other programs for Afghan women.
In the interview, she expressed that the Afghan Parliament is worse than an animal stable whose many members are the murderers and enemies of Afghan people.
Afghan crafts and other items from Afghan Women’s Mission will also be available for sale.
www.afghanwomensmission.org /index.php   (952 words)

 Afghanistan Investment and Reconstruction Task Force
Afghan Ambassador Said T. Jawad, Commerce Assistant Secretary David Bohigian, and the Afghan delegation of rug producers and traders at the Afghan Embassy on July 19.
Between July 15 and July 22, 10 Afghan producers and traders of hand-made rugs went to Atlanta, GA, Washington, DC, Secaucus, NJ, and New York, NY to meet with importers and buyers and received training on issues such as colors and trends in the home, logistics, and how to exhibit at trade shows.
Afghan Ambassador Said T. Jawad and Commerce Assistant Secretary David Bohigian show a rug brought by one of the delegates from Afghanistan at an event hosted by the Afghan Embassy on July 19.
www.export.gov /afghanistan   (1282 words)

 Afghan Hound, Afghan Hounds
Afghan Hounds may chase small animals such as cats unless they have been raised with them.
Afghan Hound are hunters by sight of large and small wild game, also watchdog, racing dog and a companion dog.
Afghan Hounds were once a harsh hunter in their native land where they were used to hunt leopards, wolves and jackals.
puppydogweb.com /afghanhound.htm   (523 words)

 Civilian Victims of United States' Aerial Bombing of Afghanistan
A 39 year old, Afghan refugee in a Quetta hospital, Rukia, who lost her family of five children on December 3rd when a U.S bomb was dropped upon her neighborhood in Kandahar, tells a typical story.
Afghan civilians in proximity to alleged military installations will die, and must die, as 'collateral damage' of U.S air attacks aiming to destroy these installations in order to make future military operations in the sky or on the ground less likely to result in U.S military casualties.
The sacrificed Afghan civilians are not 'white' whereas the overwhelming number of U.S. pilots and elite ground troups are white.
www.cursor.org /stories/civilian_deaths.htm   (12427 words)

 Afghanland.com Land of the Afghans
Don't miss this lively fusion of afghan and western style group when they perform...
Afghan celebrities, Politicians and and whom they resemble, Satire...
is the First Afghan cosmonaut to visit the space station Mir...
www.afghanland.com /home/home.html   (220 words)

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The unit has the ability to be transported to any emergency situation and assembled on the ground.
State-of-the art equipment at the unit is similar to that which will be installed at the Khair Khana hospital.
Reconstruction priorities jointly determined by the UN and the Afghan administration include strengthening maternal health services, with an initial focus on rebuilding health infrastructure.
irinnews.org /report.asp?ReportID=29391&...&SelectCountry=AFGHANISTAN   (601 words)

 National Geographic Magazine 100 Best Pictures-Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On this cold November night she is busily preparing food for the six mujahidin, Afghan freedom fighters, who have escorted me across the Pakistani border to Afghanistan’s embattled Paktia Province and into this small village in the Jaji region.
One of the best places to see the variety of Afghans is Peshawar’s famous Qissa Khawani Bazaar, the “storytellers bazaar.” Here the tales were once of caravans and trade, of wandering saints, poets, and holy men, but now all the stories, among Afghans at least, are of war and survival.
Unable to satisfy the Afghan urge to build, they have satisfied the twin urge to beautify by planting gardens; tall reeds create an illusion of privacy, and marigolds and sweet basil color and scent the refugees’ small plot.
www.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/100best/storyA_story.html   (5235 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan women suffer daily violence
Afghan women's rights groups acknowledge that women now have a variety of rights which they didn't have under Taleban rule.
About 57% of Afghan girls are married before the legal marriage age of 16; about 60-80% of marriages are forced.
Increasing numbers of Afghan women are resorting to desperate measure to try to escape situations like these.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/6204471.stm   (779 words)

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