Pashtun people

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  • Difference Between Nag And Naamos

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    give same meaning for honor, though each has a wider scope of meaning than the English word “honor” itself. Nang is a basic characteristic of Pashtun nature and character, giving

  • What Is the Difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?

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    "What Is the Difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?" The Economist. The Economist Newspaper, 28 May 2013. Web. 22 Apr. 2014. <>. The difference between Shia and Sunni Muslims • About 40% of Sunni Muslims believe the Shias to not be proper Muslims • Problem goes back to the death of the last prophet Muhammad • Majority of the Muslims are the Sunnis, which make up about 80% • The Sunnis in the latter looked up to Abu

  • Essay The Taliban and Afghanistan

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    The Taliban and Afghanistan Afghanistan followed the same fate as dozens of formerly Soviet-occupied countries after the collapse of Moscow's Marxist government in 1991. Islamic factions, which had united to expel the Russian occupiers in 1992, began to fight among themselves when it became apparent that post-communist coalition governments could not overcome the deep-rooted ethnic and religious differences of the members. It was in this atmosphere of economic strife and civil war that a

  • I Am Malala Yousafzai

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    Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani school understudy and instruction extremist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa territory. She is known for her instruction and ladies' rights activism in the Swat Valley, where the Taliban had on occasion banned young ladies from going to class. In promptly 2009, at the age of 11–12, Yousafzai composed a website under a nom de plume the BBC specifying her life under Taliban principle, their endeavors to take

  • In The Sea There Are Crocodiles Essay

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    When Enaiatollah had the foster family, he was able to go to a school again, which really pleased him as he really values his education. He was able to get granted asylum, which some people, like the commissioner couldn’t understand as “in Afghanistan the situation wasn’t so dangerous for Afghans”, but Enaiatollah had to explain how he could’ve ended up like the Afghan boy who had been killed by the Taliban. Enaiatollah was finally able

  • Abdullah 's Team Accused The Second Round Of The Election Was Stolen

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    Ghani’s team in an “industrial scale” fraud and argued that the second round of the election was stolen (Latifi 2014). They further added to their argument that the eastern and southern regions of Afghanistan were hotbeds of occupancy by the Taliban and people were too afraid for their lives to come out and vote. In Khost 97.09% and in Paktia 91.9% votes were casted in favor of Ashraf Ghani (IEC website 2014). Abdullah’s team argued that that the eastern and southern provinces compared to the north and

  • Gender Roles Of Malala

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    of as the girl who was shot by the Taliban, but as the girl who fought for education.”. In other words she did not want to be remember as the girl who got shot for what she believed in. She also wanted to make equal rights available, and encourage people wheather boy or girl to gain some sort of education. Malala was influenced and supported by family because her grandfather was famous for his speeches and taught Theology in a government high school, which inspired Malala’s father because growing

  • The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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    person to feel pride without being in vain, and only then will they have truly gained full control over their identity. In the Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini tells the story of a young Afghan boy, Amir, whose childhood interactions with his father and Pashtun culture shapes his moral compass. Vanity especially influences his desires to achieve through the fulfillment of his father 's expectations as well as Pashtunwali, the set of

  • History of Ethnic Relations in Afghanistan, An Outline Essay

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    I. Introduction A. Proposal Afghanistan’s national anthem identifies 14 cultural groupings among the list of the nation 27 million individuals: Pashai, Pashtuns, Aimaq, Tajiks, Qizilbash, Hazaras, Brahuis, Uzbeks, Gujars, Balochis, Arabs, Nooristanis, Pamiris, as well as Turkmens (Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2013). Several groupings tend to be native to Afghanistan; the majority of the bigger ones possess considerably higher masse within nearby nations. Regulating a viable state with such demographics

  • The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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    Each environment creates a pathway of right or wrong in what the child should believe in, become, and achieve. In the Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini tells the story of a young Afghan boy, Amir, whose childhood interactions with his father and his Pashtun culture shapes his moral compass. He is especially influenced by the pride he desires to achieve by fulfilling his father 's expectations as well as Pashtunwali, the set of