invasion of Afghanistan ushered in a fresh chapter in relations between Iran and Afghanistan.
While the Iranian leaders welcomed the fall of the Taliban, they also saw the presence of American troops in neighboring Afghanistan as a national security threat.
It makes it easy for predators to prowl the streets targeting 'pretty' young boys, enticing them from their families with promises of work or education.Tehran’s support for insurgent groups in Afghanistan, including the Taliban, has been a source of great anxiety for the ISAF and Afghan forces struggling to stabilize Afghanistan.Iran and Afghanistan share a 582-mile (936-km) border along a plain in western Afghanistan.She lived in Helmand, a Taliban stronghold and one of the most restive of Afghanistan’s thirty-four provinces since the U. Fearing that she’d be kidnapped or raped by warlords, her father pulled her out of school after the fifth grade.Poetry, which she learned from other women and on the radio, became her only form of education.Iran and Afghanistan share several religious, linguistic, and ethnic groups that create cultural overlaps between the two countries.Iran has a population of 66.4 million and it is one of the world’s only Shia-majority states, with Shia Muslims comprising 89 percent of the population or 58.6 million of people.He met his master in a Chai Khana, or tea shop, and was taught dancing.The master is now his agent, and takes a cut of his what he earns performing for parties Dancing boy: Shukur, 21 in this picture, was kidnapped in Kabul when he was 12 years old and taken to Kunduz where he was kept as a Bacha Bereesh - a dancing boy - for a rich and powerful man. I am majoring in Political Science and Public Administration in AUAF.I heard about the American University of Afghanistan from my friends.The Iranian-Afghan border crosses through several deserts and marshlands.The Afghan provinces of Herat, Farah, and Nimruz border Iran.In Afghan culture, poetry is revered, particularly the high literary forms that derive from Persian or Arabic.