Jalalabad is located at the junction of the Kabul River and the Kunar River in a plateau to the south of the Hindu Kush mountains. For centuries the city has been favored by Afghan kings  and it is a cultural significance in Afghan poetry. Afghanistan portal. Faxian visited and worshiped the sacred Buddhist sites such as of The Shadow of the Buddha in Nagarhara modern Jalalabad. The city was a major center of Gandhara 's Greco-Buddhist culture in the past until it was conquered by Ghaznavids in the 11th century.
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A few major themes emerged from the Afghan conference today in London. One is that it's time to talk to the Taliban. Another is that the Afghan security forces need further empowerment both for future peace and stability, a process that must be Afghan-led in its entirety. Behind the rhetoric, the fancy words and high-profile delegates, here's the reality. In Shinwar, a district of Nangarhar province, there are two markets, one called Shadal and the other, Pikheh. Nothing unusual about that, the country is full of markets.
Sort of. A new order signed by Maj. Jeffrey Schloesser, commander of Combined Joint Task Force, has lifted a ban on sexual relations between unmarried men and women in the combat zone. General Order No.
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