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  Afghanistan timeline January–June 2001 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
==March 2001== Despite UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's reassurances in early March that the plight of the hundreds of thousands of internal refugees has not been forgotten by the international community, the UN withholds its aid to refugees stranded on the border with neighbouring Tajikistan later in the month.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_April_2001   (1536 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Afghanistan
The deceased soldier, Cpl. David Braun of CFB Shilo in Manitoba, is the 27th Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan since the war began in 2002.
Rahman was accused in Afghanistan of converting to Christianity, but the case was dismissed for lack of evidence and suspicion that he may be mentally ill. Many clerics in Afghanistan had called for him to be put to death.
Abdul Rahman, 41, is jailed in Afghanistan and faces the death penalty unless he agrees to convert back to Islam, said the judge at the Shariah court.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/afghanistan/timeline.html   (3334 words)

  
 Wikinfo | March 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A timeline of events in the news for March, 2002.
2001 U.S. Attack on Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.
2001 U.S. Attack on Afghanistan: Army Chief Warrant Officer Stanley L. Harriman, of the Third Special Forces Group, is killed in an ambush along the road from Gardez to the Shahi Kot Valley.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=March_2002   (749 words)

  
 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah Masood was assassinated in Afghanistan (40).
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.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1675 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.
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.
September 13, 2001 - United Nations airplanes depart Kabul with international diplomats, aid workers and reporters amid growing fears the country may be involved in retribution attacks by the U.S. September 14, 2001 -- Afghanistan's opposition Northern Alliance confirms that Massoud, its military commander, is dead.
edition.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/south/08/08/afghan.timeline   (769 words)

  
 Timeline Afghanistan
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.
2001 Oct 7, Sulaiman Bhughaith, a Kuwaiti Islamist, emerged in Afghanistan as a spokesman for Osama bin Laden.
2001 Dec 22, Hamid Karzai was sworn in as prime minister of Afghanistan.
timelines.ws /countries/AFGHANISTAN.HTML   (14065 words)

  
 The Breadwinner
Men are forced to grow long beards, the national sport of Afghanistan is outlawed, all forms of political and religious dissent is absolutely forbidden, and so forth.
2001 Taliban begin to require that all religious minorities wear badges identifying themselves as non-Muslims.
In March, the Taliban blow up ancient, giant statues of Buddha, despite international outcry and attempts to save them.
faculty.tamu-commerce.edu /kroggenkamp/AfghanistanTimeline.htm   (594 words)

  
 CBSNews.com
In retaliation for the attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., American and international forces fought to rid Afghanistan of the Taliban and al-Qaeda.
U.S. special-forces troops are engaging in ground combat in Afghanistan.
The Central Intelligence Agency confirms that CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann was killed in a prison riot at Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, the first American known to be killed in action inside the country since U.S. bombing began.
www.cbsnews.com /htdocs/america_under_attack/retaliation/timeline.html   (1948 words)

  
 Online NewsHour -- Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
December 7, 2001 Taliban fighters abandon their final stronghold in Kandahar as the militia group's hold on Afghanistan continues to disintegrate.
Hamid Karzai, a royalist and ethnic Pashtun, is sworn in as the leader of the interim government in Afghanistan.
At the U.N.-sponsored conference to determine an interim government, Karzai had already had the support of the United States and by the end of the conference he was elected the leader of the six-month government.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/asia/afghanistan/timeline_section6.html   (331 words)

  
 Afghanistan
Afghanistan, approximately the size of Texas, is bordered on the north by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, on the extreme northeast by China, on the east and south by Pakistan, and by Iran on the west.
In Sept. 2001, legendary guerrilla leader Ahmed Shah Masoud was killed by suicide bombers, a seeming death knell for the anti-Taliban forces, a loosely connected group referred to as the Northern Alliance.
In Dec. 2001, Hamid Karzai, a Pashtun (the dominant ethnic group in the country) and the leader of the powerful 500,000-strong Populzai clan, was named head of Afghanistan's interim government; in June 2002, he formally became president.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107264.html   (1484 words)

  
 Afghanistan
The Taliban in Afghanistan destroys their entire opium crop in January of 2001.
Afghanistan produces 75% of the world's opium, says the UN During the 1990s, five or six provinces in Afghanistan were cultivating opium poppy.
Oil and gas are not the direct causes of the war in Afghanistan, but understanding the motives of long-term US policy towards that country is important.
www.oilempire.us /afghanistan.html   (3821 words)

  
 CNN.com - Timeline: The history of Afghanistan - September 24, 2001
In fact, Afghanistan has been embroiled in civil war since the late 1970s, pitting the ruling Taliban against the Northern Alliance.
Greek rule continues in much of the area during the next two centuries, although unrest and revolts are common.
In the coming years, Afghanistan will develop close ties with the Soviet Union after the United States refuses to grant military aid.
edition.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/central/09/24/ret.afghan.timeline   (1118 words)

  
 2001 - dKosopedia
March: Russian President Vladimir Putin names Sergei Ivanov as KGB crony Russian Defense Minister.
October 7: United States goes to war in Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban, capture or kill Osama Bin Laden and disrupt his Al-Qaeda organization.
Rapid victory on the ground results in apparent vindication of the Rumsfeld Doctrine of achieving military goals with minimal troop strength (making extensive use of high technology, special forces, and local proxies).
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/2001   (606 words)

  
 Online NewsHour Special Report: Afghanistan, March 29, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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.
Genghis Khan took over the territory in the 13th century, but it wasn't until the 1700s that the area was united as a single country.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/asia/afghanistan/timeline/intro.html   (167 words)

  
 WWW-VL History Index. History of Afghanistan
Afghanistan: An Overview [University of California at Berkley Library]
Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982, by M. Hassan Kakar
WWWVL History was established as HNSource on 6 March 1993.
vlib.iue.it /history/asia/Afghanistan/index.html   (219 words)

  
 USAID Afghanistan: Chronology of Major Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Afghanistan - Complex Emergency Situation Report #3 (FY 2003)
Afghanistan - Complex Emergency Situation Report #2 (FY 2003)
USAID Funds Ministry of Water and Electricity in Afghanistan
www.usaid.gov /locations/asia_near_east/afghanistan/timeline.html   (913 words)

  
 September 11 News.com - Daily September Timeline & Chronology of Events Since September 11, 2001.
From September 11, 2001 to September 30, 2001.
Taliban say they are dispatching 300,000 fighters to defend Afghanistan's borders.
The September 11, 2001 image that defined America's new spirit, and redefined courage.
www.september11news.com /DailyTimeline.htm   (1314 words)

  
 Timeline - Afghanistan
To date, it is the heaviest ground fighting in Afghanistan.
In addition to soldiers from the U.S. and Afghanistan, special forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Denmark, France and Norway take part in the push towards the mountains.
There were more than 2,000 coalition forces on the ground including seven companies of Airborne and Ranger Infantry, combat engineers, elements of three aviation battalions and civil affairs officials, and several coalition Special Operations units with Afghan militia.
www.warchronicle.com /afghanistan/news/timeline.htm   (892 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Osama bin Laden
Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged in the U.S. in connection with the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, is found guilty of the charges against him.
Three of the men are accused of helping plan the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the U.S. » CBC News: Spanish 9/11 trial opens
Qari Saifullah Akhtar, a top-level al-Qaeda member accused of running a training camp in Afghanistan is arrested in the United Arab Emirates.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/osamabinladen/alqaeda_timeline.html   (1469 words)

  
 Atlas: Afghanistan
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll
The Blog of War: Front-Line Dispatches from Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Matthew Currier Burden
Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: Country Facts That Helped Me Win the Nationa Geographic Bee by Andrew Wojtanik
www.infoplease.com /atlas/country/afghanistan.html   (150 words)

  
 Learn more about Timeline of Afghan history in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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www.onlineencyclopedia.org /t/ti/timeline_of_afghan_history.html   (103 words)

  
 Afghanistan Timeline, 21st Century
UN: Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is expected to soar by 59% this year: 92% of the world's supply of opium
A fatal car crash involving U.S. troops has triggered widespread riots in the in the capital
Voters went to the polls amid heavy security to elect representatives to the parliament and local legislators
www.mapreport.com /countries/afghanistan.html   (480 words)

  
 Lie By Lie: March 22, 2001
Tim Dickinson and Jonathan Stein discuss their timeline of Bush's lies leading up to the Iraq invasion; McKenzie Funk on one detainee's time at Guantanamo; Hurricane Katrina update with Chris Kromm of the Institute for Southern Studies and Tracie Washington of the NAACP
Other: 9/11 Commission, Abu Ghraib, Afghanistan, Aluminum Tubes, Boondoggle, Detainees, Downing Street Memos, Mobile Weapons Labs, Niger Uranium, Oil, Plamegate, Rathergate, Sexed-Up Dossier, Terror Alert, Terror Attack, Terror Prosecutions, Weapons Inspection, WMD, Wiretapping
Lie by Lie: Chronicle of a War Foretold: August 1990 to March 2003 (10)
www.motherjones.com /bush_war_timeline/archives/2001/03/march_22_2001.html   (348 words)

  
 Lie By Lie: March 5, 2001
Lie By Lie: Chronicle of a War Foretold
A Pentagon document dated March 5, 2001 and titled "Foreign Suitors for Iraqi Oilfield Contracts" includes a map of areas for potential exploration.
It is brought to light by Ron Suskind in his book "The Price of Loyalty." "It talks about contractors around the world from, you know, 30-40 countries," Suskind will tell CBS.
www.motherjones.com /bush_war_timeline/archives/2001/03/march_5_2001.html   (392 words)

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