Bamiyan (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Bamiyan (Afghanistan)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 34.82
Longitude: 67.519997
population: 125,422
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Our View: The US and Islam

The United States is appropriately focused on the shockingly violent extremist group, Islamic State, intending through collaboration with other Western nations and Islamic nations alike to eliminate this threat to peace in the Middle East and around the ... [Published South Coast Today - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Top travel photos, September 5, 2014

For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser .A woman walks on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Photo: AFP Tourists have dinner as fish swim ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi at Guantanamo gets lawyer who invaded Iraq

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami HeraldMcClatchy/Tribune© September 15, 2014GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, CubaAn Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida’s resistance of the U.S. military in invasion of Afghanistan in 2003 met for the first ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Azimi: Taliban Carving Out Territory

News - AfghanistanSaturday, 13 September 2014 20:42 Written by The Taliban have launched an offensive over the past few months that the Ministry of Defense (MoD) officials have suggested is primarily geared toward taking over territory.As recent as ... [Published Tolo News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lankan Muslim Council calls for protection of Buddhist sites threatened by IS

COLOMBO: In the wake of a call given by the radical Sri Lankan Buddhist clergy organisation, the Bodu Bala Sena, that Muslim organisations should clarify their stand on the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the ISIS, the Sri Lankan Muslim Council ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - JRS: optimistic about release of Jesuit priest taken hostage in June

Kabul (Agenzia Fides) – “Moderate optimism” has been voiced by the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) regarding the wellbeing and release of Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar, 47 year old Jesuit kidnapped in the area of Herat last June (see Fides 03/06/2014). Today indian ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tourist spot

Afghan tourists on the edge of a rock overlooking the Band-e Amir lake on the outskirts of Bamiyan, yesterday. Bamiyan, some 200km northwest of Kabul, stands in a deep green and lush valley stretching 100km through central Afghanistan. ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

US Awards $16 Million to Poppy-Free Provinces

News - AfghanistanSaturday, 30 August 2014 16:02 Written by The United States has awarded $16 million to 17 provinces of Afghanistan that have decreased and/or maintained a poppy-free status, U.S. officials announced at a joint press conference with ... [Published Tolo News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Swan-shaped boats

amAfghan tourists ride on swan-shaped paddle boats on the Band-e Amir lake on the outskirts of Bamiyan yesterday. Bamiyan, some 200 kilometres northwest of Kabul, stands in a deep green and lush valley stretching 100 kilometres through central Afghanistan, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Borobudur temple must be protected - JHU

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said that the Islamic extremists’ threat to destroy the Temple of Borobudur should not be underestimated. Borobudur is an important Buddhist center in Indonesia that is classified as a World Heritage ... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Historic Afghan minaret 'threatened'

One of Afghanistan's architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam, is in danger of collapse, officials warn.Centuries of neglect and frequent floods are threatening the 800-year-old structure in remote Ghor province.The 65m (213-foot) monument - thought ... [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

China And Afghanistan's Minerals: Archaeologists Still Scrambling To Save Mes Aynak

Over a decade ago, the world was outraged when the Taliban destroyed two massive Buddha statues in Afghanistan's Bamiyan valley in a vendetta against all Islamic art. Today, an even larger and older collection of artifacts is under threat, but this time ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

Taliban control of several roads means supplies are being sent in by helicopter, said a second parliamentarian, Abdul Wadood Popal. "There is no good coordination between the different security forces – they are not helping each other in battle. This is why the enemy is strong and successful" he said. "They are attacking around the clock."
"The illegal armed groups are equipped with weapons such as mortars, artilleries, machine guns and 70 millimeter canons," he described. "We hope that the central government will start a program to disarm these groups."

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Our View: The US and Islam [Published South Coast Today - 8 hours ago]
Top travel photos, September 5, 2014 [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 17 2014]
People of Afghanistan Held as Hostages: Danish [Published Afghanistan News Center - Sep 16 2014]
Iraqi at Guantanamo gets lawyer who invaded Iraq [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 16 2014]
Scottish Independence and Afghanistan Partition [Published Kabul Press - Sep 16 2014]
Guantánamo hearing delayed for Iraqi-Marine law... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Azimi: Taliban Carving Out Territory [Published Tolo News - Sep 13 2014]
UK MPs debate position of Hazaras in Afghanista... [Published Kabul Press - Sep 12 2014]
Sri Lankan Muslim Council calls for protection ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 11 2014]
ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - JRS: optimistic about releas... [Published Agenzia Fides - Sep 10 2014]
3D Systems’ Geomagic Studio and ColorJet 3D Pri... [Published Office Product News - Sep 09 2014]
Clouds of sectarianism [Published The News International - Sep 08 2014]
Wheeler wants bit of everything [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 07 2014]
80 Illegal Armed Groups Create Threats for Faryab [Published Afghanistan News Center - Sep 05 2014]
The Forgotten Victims of Terror [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 04 2014]
Afghanistan: Afghan “Torn” Women Get Another Ch... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Reassessing the International Role in Afghanist... [Published Center for American Progress - Sep 02 2014]
Afghanistan: The Battle for Control of Ressources [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Afghan “Torn” Women Get Another Chance [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 02 2014]
Kabul, New Delhi, Tehran inching towards Chabah... [Published Afghanistan Times - Sep 01 2014]
Sri Lankan Muslims concerned over ISIS [Published Voice of Russia - Sep 01 2014]
Tourist spot [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 01 2014]
Defending Israel’s Legal Rights to Jerusalem [Published JCPA.org - Aug 31 2014]
Swan-shaped boats [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 30 2014]
US Awards $16 Million to Poppy-Free Provinces [Published Tolo News - Aug 30 2014]
Borobudur temple must be protected - JHU [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 30 2014]
Historic Afghan minaret 'threatened' [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
26 Brilliant Instagram Accounts That Will Expan... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
China And Afghanistan's Minerals: Archaeologist... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 25 2014]
China And Afghanistan’s Minerals: Archaeologist... [Published International Business Times - Aug 25 2014]
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Afghanistan: Afghan “Torn” Women Get Another Ch... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, Sep 2 2014 (IPS) - “The smell of faeces and urine isolates them completely. Their husbands abandon them and they become stigmatised forever” – Dr Pashtoon Kohistani barely needs two lines to sum up ...
Afghanistan: The Battle for Control of Ressources [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Source: Heinrich Boell FoundationCountry: Afghanistan Afghanistan has a new mining law that aims to tap the potentially lucrative sector to fund the country's post-war development. Critics say, it falls short of international standards and could encourage ...
Islamist ISIS Terrorists Could Destroy Ancient ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 27 2014]
As the armies of terrorists aligned with the radical ISIS militants sweep across Iraq, fears are being raised that they might totally destroy the ruins of the ancient city that appeared in the movie The Exorcist. The Hatra complex, Iraq's archaeological ...
The Threat Is Blowback [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 20 2014]
The Threat Is Blowback June 20, 2014 by Caroline Glick 5 Comments   Caroline Glick is the Director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Israel Security Project and the Senior Contributing Editor of The Jerusalem Post. For more information on Ms. ...
Terrorists chop fingers off Afghan voters, whil... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 16 2014]
A roadside bomb planted by the Afghan Taliban killed 5 civilians from the same family in the southern Kandahar province on Monday, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement, it condemned the killings, adding that three of the victims were children. ...
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