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from current exhibit in Abu Dhabi of Islamic Textiles from 17th to 20th c from across the Islamic world. No info given on this spectacular piece.

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The Taliban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It formed a government, ruling as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from 1996-2001, with Kandahar as the capital. However, it gained diplomatic recognition from only three states: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, & the United Arab Emirates. Mohammed Omar was the founder.

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007 – La drague sur Facebook, une technique d’espionnage des talibans

The Taliban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread into Afghanistan and formed a government, ruling as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from September 1996 until December 2001, with Kandahar as the capitals

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Operation Infinite Reach 2 - Cruise missile strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (August 1998) About 75 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired by the U.S. into the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan at four Afghan training camps.

Taliban government flag for Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: "There is no god but God and Mohamed is his Prophet"

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1907-1915: Russia Before the Revolution, in Color

1911 The Emir of Bukhara, Alim Khan (1880-1944), poses solemnly for his portrait, taken in 1911 shortly after his accession. As ruler of an autonomous city-state in Islamic Central Asia, the Emir presided over the internal affairs of his emirate as absolute monarch, although since the mid-1800s Bukhara had been a vassal state of the Russian Empire. With the establishment of Soviet power in Bukhara in 1920, the Emir fled to Afghanistan where he died in 1944.

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