Farah (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Farah (Afghanistan)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 32.389999
Longitude: 62.099998
population: 43,574
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

4 ISAF soldiers killed in suicide, green-on-blue attacks

Four soldiers from the International Security Assistance Force were killed in two separate attacks - a suicide bombing in Kabul and an insider, or green-on-blue, incident in the east - today. The attack in Kabul was executed "by a suicide bomber in ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The ISIS-style execution of 17 workers in Afghan province by Taliban

By ShakirFarah province on the map of Afghanistan. (Photo: Hambastagi.org)Farah, a province in western Afghanistan along the Iranian border, is one of the most insecure provinces in the country. Its defenseless inhabitants are victims of the treacherous ... [Published RAWA - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reborn through Re-Enlistment: One Marine's Struggle to Stay In

MARINE CORPS BASE, Hawaii, Sept. 8 -- The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release:During a cold night on Jan. 23, 2008 aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Rafael Cervantes Jr. stepped on the yellow footprints to become a United States ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

President Karzai Condoles Death of M. Nasir Keshawarz

Sunday September 7, 2014Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan condoled death of former minister of agriculture and irrigation Mohammad Nasir Keshawarz to the deceased family and colleagues. According to BNA, late Mohammad ... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian FM Hopes for Settlement of Afghanistan's Election Problems

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed the hope that the problems and differences which followed the recent presidential elections in Afghanistan would be resolved so that the new government could start work as soon as ... [Published Fars News Agency - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns deliberate killing of civilians in Farah province

Source: UN Assistance Mission in AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 1 September 2014 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemns the deliberate killing of 12 civilians in the western province of Farah. On 30 August, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Condolence Message of House Administrative Body

Sunday, August 31, 2014Kabul (BNA) Administrative body of Lower House of National Assembly has condoled in message martyrdom and injuring of countrymen in a terrorist attack launched yesterday on provincial directorate of national security in Nangarhar ... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Taliban killed 11 people in Afghanistan

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Kabul, Aug 31 (IANS) Taliban militants killed at least 11 civilians in Farah province of Afghanistan early Saturday, officials said.Jawid Afghan, a provincial governor spokeman, said the victims were ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

6 women killed in single day as violence against women soars

At least six women were killed in single day in western Afghanistan as violence as against women soars.Local officials in Herat province have said at least five of women were killed in this province by relatives and unknown gunmen.Provincial police spokesman, ... [Published RAWA - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600GMT, Aug. 30

Casualties were feared as a suicide car bomb targeted the provincial intelligence office building in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, early Saturday morning, source said."A suicide car bomb hit the gate of ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Five Afghan police kidnapped following attack in western province

Five Afghan police were kidnapped Friday after their checkpoint came under attack by Taliban militants in western Herat province, police said."Militants numbered 10 to 15 raided a security checkpoint in a surrounding area of Obe district at around midday. ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Kidnapping, NATO, Attack, Police
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan army kills 18 militants during operations

About 18 Taliban militants have been killed and 20 militants wounded in Afghan army operations within the last 24 hours, said the country's Defense Ministry on Monday morning. "Afghan National Army (ANA) conducted cleanup operations in Kandahar, Farah ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 25 2014]

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The attack in Kabul was executed "by a suicide bomber in front of the Supreme Court close to Masoud Shahid circle" Ariana News reported . ISAF confirmed that three soldiers were killed; the full press release is reproduced below:
...Taliban offensives "are longer in duration, bigger in size and against more ambitious targets than we've seen previously."
...underlined the necessity for the development of regional infrastructures and increasing the number of roads linking the two countries, and said, "Economic development plays a basic role in the establishment of security and stability and fight against extremism in the region."
After the match, players from both sides remarked on how much improvement they had seen from past years in the level of play. "The level of competition is very high and the teams are better prepared" Toofan Harirod player Ahmad Fawad Kargar told TOLOnews

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4 ISAF soldiers killed in suicide, green-on-blu... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 16 2014]
The ISIS-style execution of 17 workers in Afgha... [Published RAWA - Sep 14 2014]
Reborn through Re-Enlistment: One Marine's Stru... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 11 2014]
Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 09 2014]
President Karzai Condoles Death of M. Nasir Kes... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Sep 07 2014]
Iranian FM Hopes for Settlement of Afghanistan'... [Published Fars News Agency - Sep 06 2014]
Reborn through re-enlistment: One Marine's stru... [Published United States Marine Corps - Sep 06 2014]
De Spinghar Bazan Ties Toofan Harirod 1-1 [Published Tolo News - Sep 03 2014]
Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns deliberate killing ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
Conflicts claim more than 150 lives in Afghanis... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 01 2014]
Condolence Message of House Administrative Body [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Aug 31 2014]
Taliban killed 11 people in Afghanistan [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 31 2014]
Worsening Security Condition Amidst Political C... [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 31 2014]
6 women killed in single day as violence agains... [Published RAWA - Aug 30 2014]
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600GMT, Au... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 30 2014]
Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Aug 30 2014]
Unknown armed men kill 11 civilians in W. Afgha... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 30 2014]
Five Afghan police kidnapped following attack i... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 29 2014]
Afghanistan Afghani - AFN [3] [Published Currency Converter - Aug 27 2014]
Afghan army kills 18 militants during operations [Published China.org.cn - Aug 25 2014]
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Iran Stresses Necessity for Establishment of Se... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 18 2014]
Security Deteriorating as Audit Process Continues [Published Tolo News - Aug 17 2014]
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4 ISAF soldiers killed in suicide, green-on-blu... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 16 2014]
Four soldiers from the International Security Assistance Force were killed in two separate attacks - a suicide bombing in Kabul and an insider, or green-on-blue, incident in the east - today. The attack in Kabul was executed "by a suicide bomber in ...
Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns deliberate killing ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
Source: UN Assistance Mission in AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 1 September 2014 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemns the deliberate killing of 12 civilians in the western province of Farah. On 30 August, ...
Why Ferguson Looks So Much Like Iraq [Published TIME.com - Aug 14 2014]
The photographs and videos of police trying to calm the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., look like a war zone. There’s the black-clad special-ops cops, backed by armored tactical vehicles that wouldn’t look out of place on a battlefield. The police are doing ...
Why Ferguson Looks So Much Like Iraq [Published Swampland - Aug 14 2014]
The photographs and videos of police trying to calm the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., look like a war zone. There’s the black-clad special-ops cops, backed by armored tactical vehicles that wouldn’t look out of place on a battlefield. The police are doing ...
Why Ferguson Looks So Much Like Iraq [Published The China Blog - Aug 14 2014]
The photographs and videos of police trying to calm the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., look like a war zone. There’s the black-clad special-ops cops, backed by armored tactical vehicles that wouldn’t look out of place on a battlefield. The police are doing ...
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