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  Afghanistan timeline June 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Kabul, Afghanistan, a group of 100 protesters led by Mahfooz Nedaye and Sayed Abdul Hadi called for the resignation of Hamid Karzai on the grounds that his term of office had expired under the terms of the Bonn Agreement.
In Kandahar, Afghanistan, Hamid Agha, the local chief of refugee affairs was assassinated by gunmen on motorcycles.
In Paktia Province, Afghanistan, a convoy of Afghan and foreign staff preparing for the elections was ambushed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_June_2004   (1180 words)

 Afghanistan timeline May 2004
In Helmand province, Afghanistan, four Afghan National Army soldiers and one rebel died in a clash.
In Kabul, Afghanistan, a rocket-propelled grenade killed a Norwegian ISAF peacekeeper and injured another as a four-vehicle convoy was driving back from patrol.
Former King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah was brought to a hospital in the United Arab Emirates because of nose bleeding caused by heat.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/afghanistan_timeline_may_2004   (1312 words)

 Afghanistan timeline February 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Afghanistan agreed to accept offers of assistance from NATO, the World Bank, and the International Civil Aviation Organization to repair and update the Kabul International Airport at an estimated to cost of US$50 million.
In Afghanistan, high ranking delegate Mahbooba Hoqooqmal, deputy of the Afghan Ministry of Women Affairs Dr. Suraya Soobhrang, and delegates of the Afghan Ministry of Justice and the Afghanistan Independent Human Right Commission visited Herat province to investigate a series of women's accidents.
In Afghanistan, the Kabul Primary Court sentenced to death two former Taliban officials, Zia Ahmad and Abdul Nab, for the murder of aid-worker Bettina Goislard November 16, 2003.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_February_2004   (1540 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Afghanistan timeline
Afghanistan's elections postponed to September, owing to insecurity and the UN's slow pace in registering voters.
Afghanistan's rival factions agree on a new constitution, overcoming weeks of discord to set the country on the path to free elections.
US-led forces in Afghanistan say they have driven back a large concentration of Taliban rebels in the south-east of the country after some of the fiercest fighting since the militia was overthrown almost two years ago.
www.guardian.co.uk /afghanistan/subsection/0,1284,884042,00.html   (915 words)

 Afghanistan Details, Meaning Afghanistan Article and Explanation Guide
The Afghanistan nation-state as it is known today came into existence in 1746 under the Durrani Empire, but control was ceded to the United Kingdom until King Amanullah acceded to the throne in 1919.
Afghanistan is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest.
Afghanistan is an extremely poor country, highly dependent on farming and livestock raising.
www.e-paranoids.com /a/af/afghanistan.html   (1762 words)

 Afghanistan timeline 1996-1999
Opposition warlord Dostum is ousted from his fiefdom in northern Afghanistan by a combined assault of Taliban fighters and followers of Gen. Abdul Malik, who switched sides to the Taliban.
Afghanistan's seat in the UN is occupied by representatives of the administration of Burhanuddin Rabbani that has been ousted from Kabul 13 months ago, while the Organization of the Islamic Conference declared Afghanistan's seat vacant.
Afghanistan produces 73% of the world's opium, according to the UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/afghanistan_timeline_1996_1999   (1780 words)

 Afghanistan timeline May 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In an incident of friendly fire, U.S. troops killed three of their Afghan allies during a firefight.
Two C-130 Hercules used to airlift food to Ghowr Province in central Afghanistan during the winter returned to their African base.
Japan extended its logistics support for the U.S. -led anti-terrorism campaign in and around Afghanistan for another six months.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_May_2002   (124 words)

 Arc of Crisis: Afghanistan Timeline
Afghanistan at that time was composed of satrapies, or provinces, in the Achaemenian Kingdom.
Daoud abolishes the monarchy and declares Afghanistan a republic.
Ahmad Shah Masood, legendary guerrilla and leader of the main opposition to the Taliban, is killed, apparently by assassins posing as journalists.
journalism.berkeley.edu /projects/arccrisis/afghan-aftimeline.html   (690 words)

 Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Afghanistan to Take Guantanamo Detainees The Bush administration is negotiating the transfer of nearly 70 percent of the detainees at the US detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to three countries as part of a plan, officials said, to share the burden of keeping suspected terrorists behind bars.
Afghanistan has become the hub of a global network of detention centers, the frontline in America's 'war on terror', where arrest can be random and allegations of torture commonplace.
NATO announces that "phase two" of their expansion in Afghanistan is stalled because no member state is willing to contribute troops to bases beyond Kabul.
www.interactorg.com /Afghanistan.htm   (7461 words)

 Afghanland.com Afghanistan Timeline since 1919
Soviet army invaded Afghanistan in a campaign to capture Ibrahim Beg a Uzbek rebel fining against the soviets in Uzbekistan.
Elections were held in Afghanistan and the PDPA members made inflammatory statements instead of pushing their agenda which resulted in scraping the idea of Constitutional Monarchy.
With the Aid of the USSR Parcham and Khaq was reunited as PDPA and began plans and nightly trainings in the deserts and forests to oust President Daud.
afghanland.com /history/timeline/timeline.html   (2097 words)

 Timeline Afghanistan
Plant remains at the foothill of the Hindu Kush mountains indicate, that North Afghanistan was one of the earliest places to domestic plants and animals.
The capital of Afghanistan was transferred from Kandahar to Kabul because of tribal opposition.
2001 Sep 9, In Afghanistan Ahmed Shah Masood (48), the opposition leader (Lion of Panjshir), was injured and a close aide killed from an explosion triggered by agents posing as journalists.
www.timelines.ws /countries/AFGHANISTAN.HTML   (14017 words)

 Freezerbox Magazine - Enron Pipedreams Buried in Afghanistan
Afghanistan was controlled by religious extremists, and they didn't want to cooperate.
Fearing the negative PR fallout of working in Afghanistan, Unocal said it was abandoning plans for a route through the country.
The Taliban demanded that the U.S. reconstruct Afghanistan's infrastructure in exchange for building the pipeline, and demanded as well that the pipeline be open for local consumption.
www.freezerbox.com /archive/article.asp?id=183   (6050 words)

 Online NewsHour Special Report: Afghanistan, March 29, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The land that is now Afghanistan has a long history of domination by foreign conquerors and strife among internally warring factions.
Mahmud of Ghazni, an 11th century conqueror who created an empire from Iran to India, is considered to be the greatest of Afghanistan's conquerors.
During the 19th century, Britain, to protect its Indian empire from Russia, attempted to annex Afghanistan, resulting in a series of British-Afghan Wars (1838-42, 1878-80, 1919-21).
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/asia/afghanistan/timeline/intro.html   (150 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Afghanistan's interim ruler Hamid Karzai and the Pakistan president agreed to revive plans (47a) for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline..
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai to hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts (47c) regarding a pipeline from Turkmenistan, through Afghanistan, and through Pakistan to the coast.
The annual US Government estimate for opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan was released Nov. 2004 (49): approximately 206,700 hectares of poppy were grown in 2004, representing a 239% increase in production over 2003 estimates.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1682 words)

 Afghanistan Timeline
There was a conflict between the modernisers in Kabul (the communist), and large sections of the rest of society mobilized as mujahedeen or fighters/rebels.
July American intelligence services begin to aid the mujahedeen in Afghanistan 6 months before the Soviet intervention This was an effort to draw the Soviets into what the CIA hoped would be their “Vietnam.” The Soviets obliged.
The Taliban is created as a force in Afghanistan to fight the mujahedeen which was not bringing stability to the region, especially not opening up the supply lines from Central Asia.
www.proxsa.org /resources/9-11/Natrajan-0109xx-Afghan%20Timeline.htm   (1765 words)

 Unocal and Bridas Woo the Taliban for Oil Pipeline Project
Timeline of Competition between Unocal and Bridas for the Afghanistan Pipeline
Turkmenisatn, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, and Afghanistan agree that Turkmenistan should name the consortium to build the pipeline.
Environmentalists in California ask Attorney General to dissolve Unocal for crimes against humanity, the environment, and for its relationship with the Taliban.
www.worldpress.org /specials/pp/pipeline_timeline.htm   (973 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Chronological History of Afghanistan--Part III
He was well on the road toward reunifying the whole of Afghanistan when the British, in collaboration with an ex-king (Shah Shuja), invade Afghanistan.
Once again, the British are defeated, and Afghanistan gains full control of her foreign affairs.
Afghanistan's Parliament denounces the Durand Treaty and refuses to recognize the Durand line as a legal boundary between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
www.afghan-web.com /history/chron/index3.html   (1028 words)

 Taliban Timeline
Pakistan's president, General Musharraf, pledges support for U.S. efforts to arrest bin Laden and appeals to his nation for support.
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claims that most of Afghanistan is now secure and that American forces had moved from major combat operations to stabilization and reconstruction projects.
Operation Avalanche involves some 2,000 soldiers and is intended to keep Taliban insurgents on the defensive during a historic constitutional council.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1744 words)

 Articles - Afghanistan timeline 1896-1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He considers that England ought to give Afghanistan more of her confidence and more of her moral and material support, allowing him to annex all the territory of the independent Pathan tribes and to form a triple alliance with the neighbouring Muslim states, Persia and Turkey.
Also that Afghanistan ought to secure an outlet to the ocean and have a port for her own steamers at which to load and unload.
He thinks that the policy of Afghanistan towards her two strong neighbours - England and Russia - should be friendly towards the one least aggressive, and hostile to the power wishing to pass through her country or interfere with her independence.
www.gaple.com /articles/Afghanistan_timeline_1896-1900   (1769 words)

 CNN.com - Afghanistan: At the crossroads of conflict - September 15, 2001
September 10, 2001 - Conflicting reports circulate regarding the leader of Afghanistan's opposition to the ruling Taliban, Ahmed Shah Massoud, and whether he is still alive.
Ahmed Wali Massoud said his brother is recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt that left him unconscious.
September 12, 2001 - The Taliban condemned the hijacking attacks against the United States and urged the U.S. not to attack them in retaliation, saying the Afghan people are already in a great deal of misery.
cnnstudentnews.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/south/08/08/afghan.timeline   (761 words)

Fighting between the Taliban and opposition forces was reported in northeastern Afghanistan near the border with Tajikistan.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan announced it was allowing all humanitarian organizations, including the United Nations, to continue their operations, except for the offices of United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan.
In Ghor province, Afghanistan, Taliban fighter planes bombed the Ghalmin district in support of a two-pronged infantry attack in which two opposition soldiers were wounded and six militia men killed.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/AFGHANISTAN+TIMELINE+JANUARY+2001   (633 words)

 The Hindu : Opinion / Leader Page Articles : Central Asia — a region destabilised
Musharraf assessed that in "do-able" terms, from a soldier's perspective, "we should be able to bring a semblance of democracy that is sustainable, ensuring the integrity of Afghanistan" in 10 years.
This is the first time that an attempt has been made to give the "war on terror" in Afghanistan a timeline.
Meanwhile, the bulk of the militants belonging to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan or IMU (numbering 3000 to 5000 fighters), Uighur militant groups, and Chechen militants have established themselves in Tajikistan (where 93 per cent of the terrain consists of the Pamir mountain ranges) and parts of the Ferghana Valley.
www.hindu.com /2005/06/21/stories/2005062103001200.htm   (1240 words)

 Afghanistan timeline April 2001 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The meeting is reported to have taken place in the Panjshir valley in the province of Badakhshan, the only part of Afghanistan under full opposition control.
The ceasefire enables tens of thousands of staff and volunteers to operate freely to carry out a house-to-house effort to immunize all children under five years of age.
It estimates that there are 700,000 internal refugees in Afghanistan as well as at least 100,000 abroad.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Afghanistan_timeline_April_2001   (324 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Special report: Afghanistan
October 8: Interim president Hamid Karzai is expected to retain power in an election seen as a test of the central government's legitimacy, reports Declan Walsh from Kabul (3min 11s).
June 23: Detainees held in Afghanistan by US troops have been tortured and humiliated in the same way as those in Iraq, a Guardian investigation has found.
A chronology of events in Afghanistan, from January 28 2003 onwards.
www.guardian.co.uk /afghanistan/0,1284,548335,00.html   (550 words)

 CNN.com - Discover the history of Afghanistan - October 23, 2001
Challenge students to judge which time period was the most significant in Afghanistan's history.
Identify major events and the economic and political structure in Afghanistan during different periods in time.
Point out to your students that although the Taliban has control of Afghanistan its government is recognized by only a handful of nations.
cnnstudentnews.cnn.com /2001/fyi/lesson.plans/10/23/afghanistan   (652 words)

 CTV.ca | Canadian soldiers bolster security in Kandahar
Canadian Troops, whom are part of the Provincial Reconstruction Team, patrol the streets of Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of Operation Archer.
The PRT is Canada's newest foray into Afghanistan's volatile southern Kandahar region, with an aim of improving security in the region and helping to rebuild local and national government infrastructure.
Afghanistan: A timeline of Canadian involvement following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. Canadian Forces Overseas
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1123613291101_119022491/?hub=TopStories   (657 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Afghanistan: online debates
Guardian Unlimited has invited a range of journalists, commentators and experts to discuss the impact of the attacks on America and Afghanistan on international relations, culture and the media, politics and public services.
He was the Times corresponent in Moscow (1990-96) and covered Pakistan and Afghanistan for the Times in 1988-89.
International affairs: Gwyn Prins is Professorial Research Fellow at LSE's European Institute and senior fellow in the office of the special adviser on Central and Eastern European Affairs, office of the secretary general of Nato, Brussels.
www.guardian.co.uk /afghanistan/debates/0,11260,604754,00.html   (629 words)

 Timeline of 9/11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The content is a “mirror” of the content of the 9/11 timeline.
The main purpose of this mirror is to facilitate the mirroring of the material at other sites; you can get your own copy of the timeline up and running in a few minutes, following the instructions in the Technical Details.
All timeline information is available in XML, a popular data exchange format, so you can use your computer skills to come up with fancy editions of this important material.
www.unansweredquestions.net /timeline   (147 words)

 National Catholic Reporter: Afghanistan timeline - Brief Article - Cover Story
Led by King Amanullah Shah, Afghanistan defeats the British in the third Afghan-Anglo War and declares its independence.
Mohammed Daoud stages a bloodless coup and declares Afghanistan a republic.
The United Nations imposes sanctions on Afghanistan after the Taliban refuse to extradite bin Laden.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1141/is_34_38/ai_90112837   (422 words)

 Encyclopedia: Afghanistan timeline July 2001
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The UN Security Council votes to employ new measures to help enforce the arms embargo on Afghanistan.
Monitors will be stationed in neighbouring countries to ensure the sanctions are upheld.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Afghanistan-timeline-July-2001   (214 words)

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