Monthly Archives: October 2013

After the fall of Amin’s government, Babrik Karmal was appointed president.

The villagers were not happy with the news they received at the Tea Shop. Rumors were that Afghanistan’s Government was being attacked by the Russians. Hafizullah Amin had taken refuge in his palace, and his faithful supporters were trying to … Continue reading

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The only option left for Wahab Khan was to go to the village Tea shop.

Time was passing by and no one was certain where Afghanistan was heading. Wahab could not go to kabul, there were a lot of turmoil and chaos  there. He had to find out about Saleem’s father,Rasheed Khan. He knew Bibi … Continue reading

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Wahab khan declared Saleem as his nephew.

Wahab did not know how long Saleem will stay with him. He could not keep young Saleem away from his education. His own boys were going to the village school and he decided to put Saleem in that school too. … Continue reading

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Wahab Khan was making Plans for Saleem.

They discussed the situation for some time. Saleem was now convince that Russians were not that friendly towards his country as he thought. He still had good memories about his father’s Russian friends but now he had seen the current … Continue reading

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Wahab Khan told Saleem the harsh truth.

“Saleem, you are an intelligent and smart boy. I have to tell you the truth about current circumstances. I want you to pay attention and listen carefully.”                           … Continue reading

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Saleem was still not convinced that he is hearing the truth.

Saleem started asking questions about his old belief that Soviet Union  was a friendly neighbour.                                                   … Continue reading

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Wahab Khan tries to convince Saleem that his country was under attack.

Wahab Khan was trying to tell them about the Russian attack and that it was hard times for every Afghan. “We are in a state of War, we have to defend our country with all our might.” “You said we … Continue reading

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