Saturday, June 19, 2010

Forty-Ninth Issue of Afghanistan Taliban Monthly, Arabic Internet Magazine Al-Samood

The new issue of the Afghan Taliban's monthly Arabic magazine Al-Somood (Al-Samoud) was released today. "Al-Samoud" translates approximately to the ability to withstand something or "staying power." In context, it can also mean something akin to "resistance." The magazine began as a simple newsletter-type publication with no graphics, but over the past couple of years has developed into a much more refined (design-wise) Internet publication.

The April issue can be viewed, via a previous post, HERE.

Al-Samood #49 (June 19)
Al-Samood, Issue #49

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