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Hekmatyar Accuses Government of Rigging Elections

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Tuesday accused the government of rigging elections, saying it has no will to have fair and transparent elections in the country. Speaking at a press conference in Kabul, Hekmatyar stressed that he is concerned about the possibility of fraud in upcoming parliamentary and …

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Hekmatyar’s Recent Remarks Draw Reactions

Some religious scholars and people have reacted towards the remarks of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami who called the suicide attacks as holy Islamic act. Describing “Istishhad” as “martyrdom-seeking”, the religious scholars on Sunday said that Mujahid can be called for those who is engaged in battle with enemy …

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Hekmatyar Describes Suicide Attacks as Holy Islamic Act

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami says suicide attacks are called martyrdom or Istishhadi raids, if it’s meant for sacred causes. Following the latest terror attacks in capital Kabul that killed and wounded hundreds of people, mostly civilians. Hekmatyar says ‘martyrdom’ attacks are holy Islamic action.   “If someone is tired …

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Hostile Judgments against National Hero Root from Humiliation: Abdullah

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says historic Afghan political figures should not be targeted with hostile judgments for gaining personal reputation. Abdullah’s remarks apparently come after recent statement by Hezb-i-Islami leader, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar about “National Hero” Ahmad Shah Massoud, who reportedly accused Massoud of relations with Pakistan’s spy agency during the …

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Hekmatyar Arrives in Kabul after 21 Years

Gulbudin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hizb-e-Islami arrived in Kabul on Thursday after about 21 years in hideouts with hundreds of armed men. President Ashraf Ghani welcomed Hekmatyar and delivered a speech at a ceremony in the presidential palace after Hekmatyar arrived in Kabul on Thursday. Hekmatyar signed a peace deal …

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