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    Grossman welcomes Loya Jirga recommendations

    ... Afghans on the successful completion of the Loya Jirga , a top Obama administration official on Monday said the US was ... for a long-term partnership. "I congratulate the Loya Jirga organisers, participants and Afghan security officials on a ... Marc Grossman told Pajhwok Afghan News.  "The Loya Jirga is a traditional Afghan institution for which we have great ...

    Article - Lalit K Jha - 2014 Nov 17 - 4:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    US hopes the Loya Jirga would reaffirm partnership with it

    ... has exuded confidence that the upcoming traditional Loya Jirga would reaffirm a strong US-Afghan partnership. More than ... assembly scheduled to be held on Wednesday at the tent of Loya Jirga located at the Polytechnic area, where they would discuss the pros ...

    Article - Lalit K Jha - 2014 Nov 17 - 4:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Youth reject Loya Jirga, security deal

    ... Khwazakht on Tuesday opposed convening a consultative Loya Jirga on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US, saying ... issue of immunity for US troops to a proposed consultative Loya Jirga due later this month. Khairullah Shinwari, another member of the ...

    Article - Pajhwok reporter - 2014 Nov 15 - 12:24pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Jirga draws mixed reaction from senators

    ... Monday (April 11) said his government would convene a Loya Jirga in two to three months to take a decision on signing an ... said. Article 110 of the constitution recognises the Loya jirga as “the highest manifestation of the will of the people of ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Nov 15 - 1:52pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    US respects tribal assembly's recommendations

    ... it respected the traditional Afghan institution of Loya Jirga , which overwhelmingly supported the idea American bases in the ... However, the US embassy in Kabul said:  "The Loya Jirga is a traditional Afghan institution for which we have great respect. ...

    Article - Pajhwok Reporter - 2014 Nov 17 - 4:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Night raids very valuable, necessary: Pentagon

    ... Little told reporters. In his address to the Loya Jirga on Wednesday, President Hamid Karzai put an end to the night ... of civilian casualties, he added. Closely watching the Loya Jirga, the US welcomed Karzai's endorsement of the strategic partnership. ...

    Article - Lalit K Jha - 2014 Nov 17 - 4:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Rahimi triumphs in first Afghan pro boxing fight (Video)

    ... around 10 pm as a crowd of over 1,000 packing the Loya Jirga tent, the official venue for national political deliberations, ...

    Article - Pajhwok reporter - 2014 Nov 17 - 10:28am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Text of Afghan-US MoU

    ... the recommendations of the November 2011 Traditional Loya Jirga , with particular focus on the recommendation that "night ...

    Article - Pajhwok Reporter - 2014 Nov 17 - 9:30am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Support for strategic deal sparks protest (Video)

    ... by participants of the four-day traditional  Loya Jirga . The tribal gathering on the deal with the US concluded ...

    Article - Mahbob Shah Mahbob - 2014 Nov 15 - 4:00pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Zahir Shah’s death anniversary observed

    ... Taliban rule, Shah returned to Afghanistan to open the Loya Jirga , which met in June 2002. He was given the title of “Father of ...

    Article - Muhammad Hassan Khetab - 2014 Nov 15 - 1:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments