Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Jalalabad (Afghanistan) (Jalalabad Airport)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 34.400002
Longitude: 70.5
population: 200,389
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

There's More Heroin-Producing Poppy In Afghanistan Than Ever

View this image ›An Afghan army soldier walks through a poppy field during a joint mission with U.S. Army soldiers in 2012 Baz Ratner / Via ReutersA new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), released Tuesday, ... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan: Asia's first IDP policy - from theory to practice

Source: IRINCountry: Afghanistan JALALABAD, 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - "Why does it allow them to stay?" the man asked incredulously. "They should be going back to their homes." Afghanistan's internally displaced persons (IDP) policy - finally passed ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Photo: JALALABAD, Afghanistan: An Afghan day labourer unloads bananas from a truck

:00:00 A A- A+ JALALABAD, Afghanistan: An Afghan day labourer unloads bananas from a truck to be put in storage here Saturday. Afghanistan's economy is agriculture-based, despite only having about 15 per cent of its land suitable for farming. — AFP ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan vemdors

amAn Afghan vendor waits for customers at a market in Jalalabad yesterday. Afghanistan’s economy has improved since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 because of global assistance. Despite improvement in the last decade, the country is still extremely poor ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

25 killed in Taliban ambush in Afghan north, bombs around the country

Taliban insurgents ambushed a convoy of Afghan security forces in a mountainous northern area on Monday, killing 22 soldiers and police officers, an official said, as bombs in Kabul and another area killed three.The violence comes as the Taliban and their ... [Published Global Times - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Taliban ambush kills 22 police officers in Afghanistan, N...

US soldiers walk at the site of a suicide attack as a vehicle pulls the wreckage of a damaged car on the Jalalabad road in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: Taliban militants killed 22 police officers and wounded eight ...You ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

XINHUA - 1st LD Writethru: Suicide bomber kills 3, wounds 6 in E. Afghanistan

1st LD Writethru: Suicide bomber kills 3, wounds 6 in E. AfghanistanContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up next to a military vehicle killing himself and two civilians and wounding six ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 15 reports

Suicide Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy

TEMPO.CO , Kabul - A suicide bomber, claimed to be a member of the Taliban, struck a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing one civilian and wounding three others. The attack took place earlier today on the road to the city of Jalalabad, ... [Published Tempo.co - Oct 13 2014]
Entities: Suicide Bomb, NATO, Attack, Kabul
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Two killed in Afghan suicide car bombing

At least two people were killed and three injured Monday in a suicide car bombing which targeted a convoy of the US-led international security forces in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.The explosion occurred on Jalalabad Road in eastern Kabul, a police official ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 13 2014]
Entities: Suicide, Bombing, Kabul, Attack
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Oil leak caused April Predator crash in Afghanistan

An engine oil leak caused an MQ-1 B Predator to crash near Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan on April 26, Air Combat Command said Thursday. ... [Published Air Force Times - News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Journalist Faizullah reaches Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Faizullah Khan, a Karachi-based reporter of a private TV channel, arrived here on Monday after his release from a prison in Afghanistan.He was handed over by the Afghan authorities to officials of Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad. They took ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Karzai orders release of Pakistani reporter

PESHAWAR: Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered the release of Pakistani reporter Faizullah Khan who was arrested in eastern Nangarhar province a few months back, an Afghan official in Jalalabad said on Sunday.A spokesperson for the Nangarhar ... [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]

Quotes

...He said that "poverty, corruption, the terrorism nexus to the narcotics trade, and access to alternative livelihood opportunities that provide an equal or greater profit than poppy cultivation are all contributors to the Afghan drug problem."
"Therefore, we must help each other fight and defeat terrorism and extremism too.” Talking about war  against terrorism, he said the “need of the hour is to support Pakistan’s fight against terrorism” and that the world should assist Pakistan in fighting terrorists instead of increasing “our problems to fight and confront them”."
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"Units of police organized ambush against militants in Dasht-e- Archi district at 3: 00 a.m. local time today leaving 12 rebels dead and injuring six others" district governor Nasirudin Saadi told Xinhua

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After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanista... [Published Fix.com - 5 hours ago]
Musharraf rules out conflict with India and rub... [Published Mail Online UK - 19 hours ago]
A 'Freedom Fighter' [Published Examiner.com - 21 hours ago]
Pack It Up, Pack It In [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
U.S. losing the war on opium-poppy production i... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 21 2014]
There's More Heroin-Producing Poppy In Afghanis... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 21 2014]
Government Unable to Collect Debt From Sherpoor... [Published Afghanistan News Center - Oct 21 2014]
The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War ... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
America’s war on Afghan drugs fails, opium prod... [Published Russia Today - Oct 21 2014]
Afghanistan: Asia's first IDP policy - from the... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
A (fighting) season to remember in Afghanistan [Published Washington Post - Oct 20 2014]
Nam Knights dedicate flag to Vietnam War vet [Published Pottsville Republican & Evening Herald - Oct 20 2014]
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 20 2014]
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 19 2014]
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published The Long War Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Photo: JALALABAD, Afghanistan: An Afghan day la... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
Existential crisis for nascent democracy [Published The Freepress Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Afghan vemdors [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 17 2014]
Need to be tough on Pakistan [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
Afghan first lady moves into the limelight [Published BBC - Oct 14 2014]
The West Should Not Reject Russia's Assistance ... [Published Carnegie Moscow Center - Oct 14 2014]
Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy, one... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 14 2014]
One dead as suicide blast targets NATO convoy i... [Published Intellasia.net - Oct 14 2014]
Bilateral Security Agreement between US and Afg... [Published Frontier Post - Oct 13 2014]
Taliban ambush kills 22 police officers in Afgh... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 13 2014]
25 killed in Taliban ambush in Afghan north, bo... [Published Global Times - Oct 13 2014]
Taliban ambush in Afghan north [Published Angola Press - Oct 13 2014]
Taliban fighters kill 22 Afghan soldiers and po... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
Taliban ambush, bombs kill 25 in Afghanistan [Published World Bulletin - Oct 13 2014]
Suicide Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy [Published Tempo.co - Oct 13 2014]
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U.S. losing the war on opium-poppy production i... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 21 2014]
The U.S. is losing the war on opium-poppy production in Afghanistan, where output has grown to record levels despite about $7.6-billion in U.S. counter-narcotics spending there, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. ...
Afghanistan: Asia's first IDP policy - from the... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Afghanistan JALALABAD, 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - "Why does it allow them to stay?" the man asked incredulously. "They should be going back to their homes." Afghanistan's internally displaced persons (IDP) policy - finally passed ...
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 20 2014]
Anas Haqqani and Qari Abdul Rasheed Omari (a.k.a. Hafiz Rashid). NDS photos via Khaama Press. The Taliban has released a statement concerning the recent capture of two Haqqani Network leaders , claiming that the Afghan government has lied about ...
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 19 2014]
Anas Haqqani and Qari Abdul Rasheed Omari (a.k.a. Hafiz Rashid). NDS photos via Khaama Press. The Taliban has released a statement concerning the recent capture of two Haqqani Network leaders , claiming that the Afghan government has lied about ...
Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited... [Published The Long War Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Anas Haqqani and Qari Abdul Rasheed Omari (a.k.a. Hafiz Rashid). NDS photos via Khaama Press. The Taliban has released a statement concerning the recent capture of two Haqqani Network leaders , claiming that the Afghan government has lied about ...
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