3483: Afghan lawmaker Qazi Nazeer Ahmad, from the province of Herat, pictured at Kabul's Intercontinental hotel, after members of parliament debated a deal with president Hamid Karzai over the opening of parliament, 22 Jan 2011. "We're the winners," he declared after Karzai agreed to inaugurate parliament.
3483: Afghan lawmaker Qazi Nazeer Ahmad, from the province of Herat, pictured at Kabul's Intercontinental hotel, after members of parliament debated a deal with president Hamid Karzai over the opening of parliament, 22 Jan 2011. "We're the winners," he declared after Karzai agreed to inaugurate parliament. Saeed Shah / McClatchy
3483: Afghan lawmaker Qazi Nazeer Ahmad, from the province of Herat, pictured at Kabul's Intercontinental hotel, after members of parliament debated a deal with president Hamid Karzai over the opening of parliament, 22 Jan 2011. "We're the winners," he declared after Karzai agreed to inaugurate parliament. Saeed Shah / McClatchy

Karzai gives in on battle with new parliament

January 22, 2011 4:45 PM