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Kabul


another car bomb in Kabul
  the capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan
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  • another car bomb in Kabul
  • ISAF, an international peacekeeping force, has been sent to Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Like so much else in Kabul, my father’s house was the picture of fallen splendor.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Kabul is an island, really. Some say it’s progressive, and that may be true. It’s true enough, I suppose, but it’s also out of touch with the rest of this country.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • The Afghans were so proud that the last Afghan king built a Mai-wand victory monument in the center of Kabul.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • It was like he was dodging death once more in Kabul or Baghdad.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • A year in a medical hospital in Kabul.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Even with the support of thirty thousand U.S. and NATO troops, President Hamid Karzai struggled to control the country anywhere outside of Kabul.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • They should have gone back to Kabul for the bad weather, but could not for reasons of state, and at Agra Humayun fell sick.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • At sunrise they shot west, on what had once been the Grand Trunk Road, ribboning the twenty-six hundred kilometers from Kabul to Calcutta, but which had now been demoted to the status of National Highway One, since the borders with Afghanistan and India were so often closed.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea

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  • Sina well compounded when the moon stands in the proper House; yellow earths I have—arplan from China that makes a man renew his youth and astonish his household; saffron from Kashmir, and the best salep of Kabul.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • And the train’s headed for Kabul.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • The experience of Zoya Najabi, a twenty-one-year-old woman from a middle-class family in Kabul, Afghanistan, illustrates the point.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "So are your very secret substations in Beijing, Kabul and-forgive my impertinence-Canada’s Prince Edward Island, but you don’t advertise them," said Krupkin.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • No amount of political correctness can make us empathize with a child left orphaned in Darfur or a woman taken to a football stadium in Kabul and shot to death because she is improperly dressed.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Ford, ford, ford o’ Kabul river, Ford o’ Kabul river in the dark! Keep the crossing-stakes beside you, an’ they will surely guide you Cross the ford o’ Kabul river in the dark.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • How much longer to Kabul?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He was prime minister in Kabul when you were bom.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "Not only my husband, but his brother, his mother, and his sister—they all beat me," Zoya recalled indignantly, speaking at a shelter in Kabul.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • There was the time she had sewn Pari a silver-and-green dress from a roll of fabric Father had brought from Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Our ancestors came to Swat in the sixteenth century from Kabul, where they had helped a Timurid emperor win back his throne after his own tribe removed him.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Once he visited Afghanistan for a poetry festival at the Kabul Intercontinental Hotel, where he read a poem about peace.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • There are rumors that the socialists in Kabul helped him take power.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Some thought it was the prettiest house in all of Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Uncle Nabi was a cook and a chauffeur in Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He’s a Pashtun, from Kandahar originally, but he lives in Kabul, in the Deh-Mazang district, in a two-story house that he owns.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Baba paid for the construction of the two-story orphanage, just off the main strip of Jadeh Maywand south of the Kabul River, with his own money.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • He was the one who told her in the summer of 1973, when Mariam was fourteen, that King Zahir Shah, who had ruled from Kabul for forty years, had been overthrown in a bloodless coup.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Everyone agreed that my father, my Baba, had built the most beautiful house in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, a new and affluent neighborhood in the northern part of Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • And Kabul is a beautiful and exciting city.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Rasheed is here, in Herat; he has come all the way from Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Thenikka will be tomorrow morning, and then there is a bus leaving for Kabul at noon.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Jalil was busy telling her that Kabul was so beautiful, the Moghul emperor Babur had asked that he be buried there.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mostly, they live in the richer parts of Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • It was a narrow, crowded bazaar in a neighborhood that Rasheed said was one of Kabul’s wealthier ones.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • She noticed a drowsy hush overtaking Kabul Traffic became languid, scant, even quiet.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Kabul was eerily silent, quilted in white, tendrils of smoke snaking up here and there.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mariam thought of her six-hundred-and-fifty-kilometer bus trip with Rasheed, from Herat in the west, near the border with Iran, to Kabul in the east.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • They listened in on the radio as some ten thousand people poured into the streets and marched up and down Kabul’s government district.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Kabul Radio, the ministries of Communication and the Interior, and the Foreign Ministry building had also been captured.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Kabul was in the hands of the people now, he said proudly.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Kabul,Spring1987 JN ine-year-old Laila rose from bed, as she did most mornings, hungry for the sight of her friend Tariq.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Almost two-thirds of the students at Kabul University were women now, Babi said, women who were studying law, medicine, engineering.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • By "out there," he didn’t mean Kabul, which had always been relatively liberal and progressive.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • I remember the day before the orphanage opened, Baba took me to Ghargha Lake, a few miles north of Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • So Baba proved them all wrong by not only running his own business but becoming one of the richest merchants in Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • In those days, drinking was fairly common in Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • I cheered with him when Kabul’s team scored against Kandahar and yelped insults at the referee when he called a penalty against our team.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • We chased the Kochi, the nomads who passed through Kabul on their way to the mountains of the north.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • We took strolls in the musty-smelling bazaars of the Shar-e-Nau section of Kabul, or the new city, west of the Wazir Akbar Khan district.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
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