Ahmad Shah Masoud

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Afghan leader of forces opposed to the Taliban


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When the Taliban took power in late 1996, Atta Noor served as a commander in the Northern Alliance under Ahmad Shah Massoud.
Yasser Sirri, a 38-year-old Egyptian arrested in London last week, is charged with conspiring in the murder of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, who was mortally wounded on Sept.
The area was the home of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the country s much loved anti-Soviet and anti-Taliban commander who was assassinated by Al-Qaeda suicide bombers two days before the September 11, 2001 attacks.
1996, driving away warring Islamic factions led by a former defence chief Ahmad Shah Massoud and Pres.
Ahmad Shah Massoud Foundation chief Ahmad Wali Massoud strongly criticised the government for failing to determine who were behind the chain kill system.
Fahim, an ally of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the charismatic Northern Alliance commander, had also served as defense minister in Karzai's first administration.
Addressing a gathering marking the 12th death anniversary of his former colleague, Ahmad Shah Massoud, in Kabul, Sayyaf said those trying to divide Afghanistan would be defeated.
JALALABAD (PAN): Youth on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest in eastern Nangarhar province condemning an attack on a private TV station in Kabul by supporters of Ahmad Shah Massoud.
KABUL (PAN): Supporters of Ahmad Shah Massoud on Monday pelted stones and fired gunshots at the building of a private TV station in Kabul, the channel alleged.
Speaking at a gathering observing the 12th death anniversary of Ahmad Shah Massoud, Fahim stressed the April 5 vote should take place as scheduled.
KABUL (PAN): Residents of the capital Kabul on Monday alleged supporters of Ahmad Shah Massoud driving fast in the streets harassed people and created a great panic as they emerged to observe the ex-jihadi leader's 12th death anniversary.
A 101-page policy has been prepared by Wali Massoud, former member of the Northern Alliance and younger brother of Ahmad Shah Massoud.
Also a brother of Ahmad Shah Massoud, he told Pajhwok Afghan News all political actors and entities must agree on how to conduct the electoral process.
The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on May 19 amended its resolution and decided to mark September 9 as the Day of National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud and other martyrs.
Similar political decisions have been taken by the brothers of former jihadi leader Ahmad Shah Massoud.