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A boy carries his belongings next to the rubble of his home that was destroyed in a U.S. airstrike in the viliage of Azizabad in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyaa) (Fraidoon Pooyaa / Associated Press). Raff EllisMy Word columnist.
Similar, four insurgents were killed and some ammunition destroyed in Zurmat district of Paktia, four Taliban fighters were killed and two other injured in Jalriz district of Maidan Wardak, four Taliban fighters were killed and 22 suspects arrested in Shindand district of Herat, three insurgents were killed and ...

FILE: Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province in May 2016. Share. Share on facebook · Share on twitter · Share on Google+ · email to a Friend · Share on WhatsApp · Share on Telegram. Print. In a letter, the Taliban has urged the "American people" ...
SEEDS OF GROWTH: Afghan women collect saffron flowers in the Karukh district of Herat. The plant is seen as an alternative to poppy cultivation and international buyers have been attracted for its good quality. PHOTO: EPA. - +. Our future will be marked by scientific and technological progress, just like ...
Taliban Afghanistan2 Taliban militants stand guard as senior leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi, not pictured, delivers a speech to his fighters, in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan, May 27, 2016. Associated Press. US and Afghan officials are now ...
In this May 27, 2016 photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. (Associated Press) (Representative Image). Washington: The Trump Administration on Friday slapped sanctions on four Taliban and two Haqqani network leaders ...

Afghan special operators prepare for an offensive operation in the Shindad district of Herat province, Afghanistan, Nov. 20. Afghan Special Operations Forces and the Afghan National Army's 207th Corps inflicted significant damage on the Taliban network. (Staff Sgt. Doug Ellis/Air Force). U.S. and Afghan ...
Herat police said the incident took place in Gulran district in Herat province on Sunday morning. Thumbnail. At least eight civilians were killed in a roadside mine blast in Herat province, in the west of Afghanistan, on Sunday, local officials confirmed. Another civilian was wounded in the explosion, Herat ...
A senior U.S. official has urged the Taliban to engage in peace talks with the Afghan government. "Victory cannot be won on the battlefield -- a solution is and must be political," Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told a high-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday. "We must recognize the ...
Afghanistan government negotiators and Taliban officials have reportedly opened "unofficial" talks in Turkey to discuss the groundwork for initiating a formal peace dialogue between the government and the insurgent group. Reports of the preliminary talks between the two sides emerged on Sunday in the ...
Afghan girls learn the skills to weave rugs at a small factory in the Enjil district of Herat Province. Afghanistan's hand-woven rugs require skilled labor and are in great demand all over the world. (epa-EFE/Jalil Rezayee). A man walks in fog near the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra monastery in Ukraine. (Reuters. 4.
An Afghan civil society organization said it is working on its own to organize a meeting in the gulf later this month between the Taliban and influential members of the Afghan Society. Khalilullah Safi, a founding member of the Afghanistan peace studies Organization, APSO, said local media reports that an ...
Dozens of insurgents have been killed in clashes between two rival Taliban groups in western Afghanistan, local officials tell VOA. At least 40 Taliban militants from the warring sides have been killed in clashes between the two sides in the Khifaan region of Shindand district in western Herat province, ...
Work on the 62-kilomter railroad project from Iran's border to Ghoriyan district of Herat was launched in 2007 at a cost of $75 million based on a grant from Iran. The project was scheduled to be completed in 2009, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. Officials say the mega project will provide transport and ...
Islamabad -- The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday released an "open letter" to President Donald Trump, reiterating their calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 16 years of war. In a long and rambling note in English that was sent to journalists by Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban ...
The Taliban has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out all forces from Afghanistan as a "responsible" leader of the United States and stop listening to "stooges" in Kabul. In a so-called "open letter" to the American president Tuesday, the Islamist insurgent group asserted that "a number of war ...
FILE - In this May 27, 2016, photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Share. Share on facebook · Share on twitter · Share on Google+ · email to a Friend. Print. Islamabad --. Heavy fighting is raging in central Afghanistan where ...

The Afghan Taliban says that it does not support Russia-sponsored multi-nation talks on Afghanistan because the process seems to be motivated solely by the "political agenda" of the organizers. The Islamist insurgency issued its reaction a day before delegates from Afghanistan as well as its immediate ...
Herat police said the incident took place in Gulran district in Herat province on Sunday morning. Thumbnail. At least eight civilians were killed in a roadside mine blast in Herat province, in the west of Afghanistan, on Sunday, local officials confirmed. Another civilian was wounded in the explosion, Herat ...
AP Photo/ Allauddin Khan. Members of a breakaway faction of the Taliban militants walk during a gathering, in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. File photo. "Apart from neighboring countries, the unstable situation in Afghanistan also affects major states, such as Russia, the United States and ...
An Afghan worker collects a silkworm cocoon from dried mulberry leaves in Zandajan district of Herat province, Afghanistan, on May 22, 2014. Once a stop along the Silk Road, western Afghanistan has a long tradition of producing silk used to weave carpets, a process that dates back thousands of years.
Local officials said the accident happened in Karukh district in Herat after two busses collided on Monday evening. Thumbnail. At least seven people died ... The accident occurred in Karukh district of Herat province when two passenger busses collided, district governor Wahid Azadani said. Three others were injured in the ...
During these operations, five terrorist killed and three others wounded in Shindand district of Herat, five Taliban fighters killed and four others wounded in Abdoband district of Ghazni, four rebels killed and six other wounded in Qades district of Badghis and three Taliban fighters killed in Maiwand district of ...
A Taliban fighter guards a gathering in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. But many of the Russian weapons in the hands of the Taliban date back to Russia's own misadventure in Afghanistan in the 1980s, according to one small arms expert interviewed by an editor at The Atlantic.
... members of a breakaway faction of the Taliban fighters prepare to guard a gathering , in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan.
... Wazakhwah district of Paktika, two rebels killed in Qarabagh district of Ghazni and two insurgent killed in Shindand district of Herat province.
... Amin, a Herat security official told TOLOnews that the attackers were students from the Hazrat Ali religious madrassa in Guzara district of Herat province.
Work on the 62-kilomter railroad project from Iran's border to Ghoriyan district of Herat was launched in 2007 at a cost of $75 million based on a ...
Work on the 62-kilomteres long railway project from Iran's border to Ghoriyan district of Herat was launched in 2007 at a cost of $75 million ...
Afghan women pick saffron flowers in the Karukh district of Herat. Saffron is seen as an alternative to poppy cultivation. (epa-EFE/Jalil Rezayee).
... trucks of the semi-precious stone were illegally extracted by the Herati man who smuggled it to the Ghorian district of Herat, bordering Iran.
... injured in Mohammad Agha district of Logar and four Taliban fighters were killed and three others wounded in Adraskan district of Herat.
According to UNAMAآ's initial enquiries, air strikes reportedly targeting anti-government Elements in the Shindand district of Herat province on ...
According to UNAMA's initial enquiries, airstrikes reportedly targeting anti-government Elements in the Shindand district of Herat province on ...
... 2016, members of a breakaway faction of the Taliban fighters walk during a gathering in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan.
Walizada said it was around 8 pm (local time) when "a terrorist attack was carried out on a mosque in the third security district of Herat city".
Italian NATO soldiers and Afghan security forces patrol in the Guzara district of Herat Province, May 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP). Insecurity has ...
Italian soldiers with the NATO and Afghan security forces patrol in the Guzara district of Herat Province, Afghanistn, May 23, 2017. (Photo by ...
"At around 8:00pm (15:30 GMT) tonight, a terrorist attack was carried out on a mosque in the third security district of Herat city," Herat police ...
... happened around 8:00 pm (1530 GMT) when "a terrorist attack was carried out on a (Shiite) mosque in the third security district of Herat city".
"At around 8:00pm (15:30 GMT) tonight, a terrorist attack was carried out on a mosque in the third security district of Herat city," Herat police ...
... statement on Friday that at least 20 insurgents were killed in a three-day military operation conducted by security forces in Shindand district in Herat province.
Heavy fighting is raging in central Afghanistan where officials say the Islamist Taliban has captured two key district headquarters and is ...
NATO soldiers and Afghan security forces patrol in the Guzara district of Herat province on May 23, 2017. (AFP photo). Experts said the delay ...
Kabul - The leader of the Afghan Taliban said on Friday that a planned U.S. troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and ...
Ministry of Interior said on Monday that the Taliban district shadow governor for Keshk Kuhna district of Herat was killed in an operation. Thumbnail. Taliban's ...
FILE - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, ...
The Afghan Taliban says that it does not support Russia-sponsored multi-nation talks on Afghanistan because the process seems to be ...
Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Photo: AP. The Taliban could ...
According to UNAMA's initial enquiries, airstrikes reportedly targeting anti-government Elements in the Shindand district of Herat province on ...


 

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