Farah (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Farah (Afghanistan)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 32.389999
Longitude: 62.099998
population: 43,574
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

38 insurgents killed in military operations

KABUL (WNA-Jul.22, 2014): As many as 38 anti-government elements were killed and 13 others injured during the last 24 hours of the Afghan security forces operations on insurgents’ in some restive provinces of the country.The Interior Ministry of Afghanistan ... [Published Wakht News Agency - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

38 Taliban militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 38 Taliban militants were killed following military operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours.The Interior Ministry of Afghanistan said in a statement the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan National Police, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

TAPI gas pipeline: operational accord inked

July 19, 2014Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) on Friday signed an operational agreement on an ambition gas pipeline project, a private TV channel reported. The 700 kilometres Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline ... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

89 Killed in Suicide Blast in East Afghanistan

A crowded market and adjoining mosque in the southeastern Afghan city of Urgun are in tatters today after what is being called the single largest insurgent attack the nation has seen since the 2001 US invasion.The bombing killed 89 people and wounded ... [Published Antiwar.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

US Landmines Ban: Republicans and Human Rights Activists Criticise Obama's Decision

A US Marine checks a road for explosives in Golestan district, Farah province, Afghanistan.ReutersThe Obama administration's landmark decision that the US will no longer produce or acquire anti-personnel landmines has been criticised by both human rights ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Iran Ready to Broaden Ties with Afghanistan's Farah Province

TEHRAN (FNA)- Governor General of Iran's Southern Khorassan Province Vajhollah Khedmatgozar voiced his province's readiness to enhance cooperation with Afghanistan's Farah province in different fields of economy, industry, agriculture and culture."During ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

MPs Stress Serious Probe into Fraud Claims

- 19:26 KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday asked the electoral commissions to properly investigate claims of fraud in last week's presidential election and arrive at a decision based on people's genuine votes. Signs of political ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Send your own kids, Farah

I agree totally with Mr. Paul Dokken.Why, indeed, should we involve ourselves once more in something that is none of our business in Iraq? We have lost enough of our men and women in that thankless hellhole, and they do not appreciate it one bit!If they ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 2 reports

Elections 2014 (30): Some initial reflections on E-Day II

The counting of second round votes from the presidential elections is still under way in much of Afghanistan, although results are now trickling in from some polling stations. Meanwhile, everyone is trying to assess how well the second round went: the ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

Elections (28): Last minute procedural changes to pacify candidate complaints

In the run-up to the second round vote, the Independent Election Commission (IEC), has made some changes to how it will run the vote this time. This has mainly been in response to complaints and pressure from the two remaining candidates. The IEC has ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 3 reports

Al Qaeda and allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013

One of the arguments used by the Obama administration for a rapid drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan by the end of 2016 is that US and the Coalition have reduced al Qaeda there to "remnants." To the contrary, however, a study by The Long War Journal ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 30 2014]
First reported May 11 2014 - Updated May 11 2014 - 1 reports

42 militants killed in Afghan army operation

FARAH, Afghanistan, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Up to 42 Taliban militants were killed in an army operation in western Afghan province of Farah on Saturday, said an army spokesman in the region on Sunday."The army carried out an operation in Gulistan district ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 11 2014]

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"Since the security forces, including the police, have diverted their attention to the presidential polls, the Taliban took advantage of the situation and launched massive offensive in several districts of Helmand province" political analyst Atiqullah Omarkhil has said
Chief of army staff of Afghanistan, General Shir Mohammad Karimi, has said that "Taliban are fighting here in Helmand with the support of Pakistan, Pakistani military and Pakistani Taliban. "
"Our delegation in Maputo made clear that we are diligently pursuing solutions that would be compliant with and ultimately allow the United States to accede to the Ottawa Convention" National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said
"The two sides also called for establishment of Afghan consulate office in Birjand and Iran's consulate in Farah" he said

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38 insurgents killed in military operations [Published Wakht News Agency - Jul 22 2014]
38 Taliban militants killed in military operati... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 22 2014]
38 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan [Published Albawaba - Jul 22 2014]
38 militants killed in Afghanistan [Published Press tv - Jul 22 2014]
TAPI gas pipeline: operational accord inked [Published Business Recorder - Jul 19 2014]
Afghanistan: Facts and figures between April an... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 18 2014]
Approving law on rights and privileges for MPs:... [Published Afghanistan Times - Jul 16 2014]
89 Killed in Suicide Blast in East Afghanistan [Published Antiwar.com - Jul 15 2014]
Afghanistan: Afghanistan Special Report: Pre-Ha... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Afghanistan [Published Foreign Travel Advice - Jul 07 2014]
News Analysis: Afghan election deadlock embolde... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 07 2014]
MPs ask IEC for fair poll results [Published Afghanistan Times - Jul 05 2014]
News Analysis: Taliban offensive in Helmand tes... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 30 2014]
US Landmines Ban: Republicans and Human Rights ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jun 28 2014]
Official: Iran Ready to Broaden Ties with Afgha... [Published Fars News Agency - Jun 27 2014]
House of People Appends New Provision To Electi... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Jun 22 2014]
MPs Stress Serious Probe into Fraud Claims [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 20 2014]
Send your own kids, Farah [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 18 2014]
Elections 2014 (30): Some initial reflections o... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Jun 15 2014]
Elections 2014 (30): Some initial reflections o... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Jun 15 2014]
Taliban Threats Shutter Hundreds of Afghan Voti... [Published VOA News - Jun 13 2014]
Elections (28): Last minute procedural changes ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
Elections (28): Last minute procedural changes ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
Elections 2014 (24): The IECC’s performance add... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 09 2014]
Al Qaeda and allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 30 2014]
Al Qaeda and allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013 [Published The Long War Journal - May 30 2014]
Al Qaeda and allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013 [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - May 30 2014]
2014 Elections (21): A closer look at the IECC’... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - May 19 2014]
Afghanistan: Afghanistan Flash Flood Situation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 18 2014]
42 militants killed in Afghan army operation [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 11 2014]
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Afghanistan: Facts and figures between April an... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 18 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Afghanistan A round-up of activities carried out by the ICRC in Afghanistan between April and June 2014. . Visiting detainees and the protection of the civilian population The ICRC visits detainees ...
Afghanistan: Afghanistan Special Report: Pre-Ha... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, World Food Programme, Government of AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan, Pakistan The grain harvest is likely to be above average for the third year in row Key Messages Despite below-average October to ...
Elections 2014 (30): Some initial reflections o... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Jun 15 2014]
The counting of second round votes from the presidential elections is still under way in much of Afghanistan, although results are now trickling in from some polling stations. Meanwhile, everyone is trying to assess how well the second round went: the ...
Elections 2014 (30): Some initial reflections o... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Jun 15 2014]
The counting of second round votes from the presidential elections is still under way in much of Afghanistan, although results are now trickling in from some polling stations. Meanwhile, everyone is trying to assess how well the second round went: ...
Elections (28): Last minute procedural changes ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
In the run-up to the second round vote, the Independent Election Commission (IEC), has made some changes to how it will run the vote this time. This has mainly been in response to complaints and pressure from the two remaining candidates. The IEC has ...
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