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  Lemar-Aftaab - Jan. - March. 1998 - Vol. 1 Issue. 3 - Journey - Helmand: The Valley of Fertility & Livelihood - By ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until 1940, the province was considered as part of the province of Kandahar, but after the implication of the Helmand-Argandab Irrigation Project, it obtained the status of a separate province with the capital Gareshk.
The fertile province of Helmad is covered by both banks of the Helmand river-- the biggest river in Afghanistan and the seventh biggest river in Asia.
At the moment, opium is the major agricultural output of the province and is the backbone of the economy of warlords ruling the area.
www.afghanmagazine.com /janmarch98/journey/helmand.html   (848 words)

 Taliban vow to fight on as US special forces spread net | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Despite the Taliban's defiant noises, it was becoming clear that their hold on the the last remaining areas of countryside was slipping as teams of US special forces extended their operations to active combat in the south with the forces of the Taliban and bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist network.
Kondoz is the last Taliban city in the north of Afghanistan.
In Kondoz, negotiations under way with the Taliban mayor to get local fighters to give up were being hampered by the presence of al-Qaeda members and others.
www.guardian.co.uk /waronterror/story/0,1361,596894,00.html   (809 words)

The public gatherings in Kabul and provinces where people have a chance to express their views freely and openly, is a sign of improvement in practicing the rights to freedom of expression.
At least four judges and chief judges were dismissed by local authorities and power holder in provinces because they issued judgement not on benefits of the commanders or the persons loyal to them, there is no question of fair or free trial not only in provinces but also in Kabul.
The removal of chief of Kabul police, removal of chief police of Farah province, transfer of head of criminal investigation of Herat and Badakhshan Provinces are the few examples.
www.aihrc.org.af /aohrc.htm   (3649 words)

 Anadolu Agency: News in English, 98-07-22
Kondoz and Veli explained their life at the Greek-Cypriot prison and tortures inflicted by the Greek-Cypriot police.
Kondoz and Gazi, who were charged with the accusation that they smuggled weapons and drugs into the Greek-Cypriot side after being kidnapped by the Greek-Cypriot police, said, ''we had different thoughts earlier.
Gazi and Kondoz said that they were exposed to cruel beatings and the Greek- Cypriot police put out cigarettes on their backs, and threatened with stripping them naked in front of female police officers and raping them with bottles.
www.hri.org /news/turkey/anadolu/1998/98-07-22.anadolu.html   (6946 words)

 US-led war on terror failed to destroy narcotics trade :: Islami Way ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Produce of the deadly narcotics in Takhar, Kondoz and Badakhsan provinces of northern Afghanistan are operating with the protection of local military commanders and the US-led bombing campaign helped them to power once again in the war-torn country.
An Afghan tribal elder belonging to Kondoz province, who is visiting his relatives in Peshawar told The Frontier Post, on condition of anonymity, that there are many laboratories reprocessing opium into heroin in different districts of the above-mentioned provinces and later shipped to Tajikistan, Russia, United States and other European countries through different illegal routes.
Like northern province, Nangarhar, Logar, Khost and Kandahar provinces, people are also involved in drug trafficking from the said locations to Takhar province, from where they shipped for Tajikistan.
johnw.host.sk /islamic_articles/us_failed_2_stop.htm   (513 words)

 Tests confirm deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The samples were taken from birds found in the Dasht-e-Barchi district of the capital, Kabul, and from the eastern Nangarhar province.
A further six samples from Kandahar province in the south and Kondoz province in the north tested negative.
All samples were tested at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) laboratories in the Italian city of Padua, the statement said.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=52266   (457 words)

 Post Taliban Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
His forces have been fighting with Ustad Att,s men out of Mazar city and with the forces loyal to general Daud in Kondoz province over the control of a district near the Tajikistan border.
This two rival generals of the Northern Alliance have been at odd over the control of Kondoz province for months.
According to The Guardian in Jawand a district of Herat province, a man had to sell his 12-year-old daughter to save the other members of his family from dying because of hunger.
www.ympd.0catch.com /articles/post.htm   (1314 words)

Former Kandahar commander Mullah Malung said in Quetta after a meeting of the 12 tribal Pashtun chiefs from six southern provinces that the Taliban are still holding the city of Kandahar and have their own "stable government" in the province.
Meanwhile, attempts by the Northern Alliance to negotiate a surrender of the Taliban troops in the northeastern town of Kondoz apparently failed.
Reports say the Alliance is awaiting U.S. air strikes against the Taliban to prepare an eventual attack on Kondoz and the town of Khanabad to the east.
www.rferl.org /features/2001/11/15112001102523.asp   (351 words)

 Environmentalists Against War
Sanobar, 11-years-old daughter of Gulsha, an Afghan widow, has been abducted, raped and then exchanged with a dog by warlords in Aliabad district of Kondoz province in North of Afghanistan.
Mohammad Zahir Zafari, chief of the human rights office in Kondoz says, they have tried since a month to find the child but police is also unable to do anything as powerful people have link to the crime.
In the east, General Murad Ali, deputy Afghan army commander for the province of Paktika, said 20 bodies were recovered from fighting in the district of Bermel in recent days.
www.envirosagainstwar.org /know/read.php?itemid=4888   (2109 words)

 Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On March 3 and March 25 2002 series of earthquakes struck Afghanistan with a of thousands of homes and over 1800 Over 4000 more people were injured.
The occurred at Samangan Province (March 3) and Province (March 25).
two famous statues of Buddha in the Bamiyan province were destroyed by the Taliban because were regarded as being symbols of another
www.freeglossary.com /Afghanistan   (1875 words)

 Afghanistan: GEOGRAPHY
The climate of the north-central Turkistan Plain is increasingly arid closest to the northern borders with Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.
Natural Resources: Agricultural resources are primarily grazing land; fertile crop-growing land is concentrated in Kondoz Province in the north and Helmand Province in the south.
Chemical use and physical destruction in recent military conflicts have damaged the environment, and landmines and unexploded shells are residual hazards endangering an estimated 4 million Afghanis in 32 provinces.
www.mongabay.com /reference/new_profiles/774.html   (1293 words)

 SR.com: National/World news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Beijing Ten Chinese construction workers were killed today in northern Afghanistan when "armed terrorists" opened fire at a construction site, China's government said.
About 20 gunmen attacked the construction site in the province of Kondoz at about 1 a.m., the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing Chinese diplomats.
It said security guards exchanged fire with the attackers but didn't say whether any of the gunmen were hit.
www.spokesmanreview.com /tools/story_pf.asp?ID=9927   (414 words)

 Newsmedianews | Inside Pakistan and Afghanistan with RAWA
Crimes against women are on raise across Afghanistan but especially in the Northern Province of Badakhshan which is the stronghold of Jamiat-e-Islami Afghanistan which has its armed militia and key government posts in the area.
In April 2005, Amina, a 29 year-old woman was publicly stoned to death on the basis of a district court's decision in this province.
Salangi has since been appointed police chief of eastern Nangarhar province and could not be reached for comment.
www.newsmedianews.com /rawa.htm   (3907 words)

 RFE/RL Iran Report
Khalili participated in a meeting at which it was agreed that Hamid Karzai should head the Transitional Authority, according to an 11 June report from the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency.
As an example, in Kondoz province, a person whose name I won't tell you was elected as a delegate.
Participating in the event were armor, artillery, and infantry from the 55th Airborne Brigade, as well as rotary-wing assets from the Havaniruz and fixed-wing fighter-bombers from the air force.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/iran/2002/23-240602.html   (4083 words)

The poor and deprived people of Jeloucha village of Qunduz Province, Afghanistan got the news from Esmatulla (those of you who attended the meeting at the United Church in the spring will remember Esmat) that Hundred Mile people kindly announced their support to Jeloucha's people.
It is 8 Km from the main road that goes to Takhal province and 20 KM from Khanabad.
With the help of the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan the province is improving the hospital and will have 36 clinics in cities, towns and villages in most districts of the province.
www.unitedchurch.100mile.com /afghanistan.html   (10629 words)

 (J) Appendix A: Chronology of Significant Terrorist Incidents, 2000
Armed militants threw a grenade at a group of police officers, missing their target but killing three civilians and injuring 11 others in Srinagar, according to press reports.
Armed militants fired on an Afghan vehicle, killing the Governor of the Taliban-held northern Afghan province of Kondoz and his militia commander, and wounding his driver and another passenger, according to press reports.
Press reported suspected UNITA rebels shot and killed one South African national and abducted seven Angolan workers during a raid on a diamond mine in northeast Angola.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2000/index.cfm?docid=2444   (3761 words)

 Women Born Into 'Bad Luck' in Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hard figures about rape and child sex abuse are difficult to come by, but women activists like Sajeda of RAWA and legislator Malalai Joya say the hundreds of cases reported to them are just the tip of the iceberg.
While NewsMax talked with Fawzia's parents, an 11-year-old girl was raped by Northern Alliance warlords in Kondoz province.
His only hope is that since the case occurred in the capital, it gained more media attention than cases in the provinces usually receive.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2006/11/15/134126.shtml?s=os   (1018 words)

 Kondoz, Schema-Root news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
twenty feet across, depicts a report from Guantanamo Bay of an FBI interview with a Pakistani captured by the Northern Alliance near Kondoz, Afghanistan.
The first PRT began work in Gardez in January 2003.
It was quickly followed by PRTs in Bamain, Kondoz, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kandahar and Heart.
schema-root.org /region/asia/southwest_asia/afghanistan/provinces/kondoz   (113 words)

 Kondoz, Afghanistan, Pictures
city information and pictures about Kondoz with discussion forum, map, real estate and Kondoz population & photos
Located in a semiarid region, it is the chief economic center for an oasis irrigated by the Kondoz River.
A modern airfield is here and highways extend north to the Tajik border and south to Kabul, the nation's capital.
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Afghanistan/Kondoz_Qonduz_town.html   (108 words)

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Snowstorms kill five in northern Parwan province, 4/Dec/06
Health crisis brewing in isolated Nuristan province, 27/Nov/06
AFGHANISTAN: Health crisis brewing in isolated Nuristan province,
www.irinnews.org /report.asp?ReportID=52266&SelectRegion=Asia&SelectCountry=AFGHANISTAN   (534 words)

 BreakingNews.ie - 2004/06/10: 11 Chinese workers killed in 'terrorist attack'
Eleven Chinese construction workers have been killed in northern Afghanistan when “armed terrorists” opened fire at a construction site, China’s government said.
About 20 gunmen attacked the construction site in the province of Kondoz at about 1am (9pm Irish time).
Security guards exchanged fire with the attackers but it is not known whether any of the gunmen were hit.
archives.tcm.ie /breakingnews/2004/06/10/story151609.asp   (122 words)

 HOPE Japan>Projects>Afghanistan
There is no electricity, no safe water, no telephone, and no medical or education facilities.
Jeloucha is 250 KM north of the capital of Kabul, in Kondoz province.
Access to Jeloucha is by mud road that is prone to landslides.
hope-international.jp /en/page.php?id=165   (508 words)

 [INDONESIA-POLICY] DOS - Significant Terrorist Incid
Armed militants fired on an Afghan vehicle, killing the Governor of
the Taliban-held northern Afghan province of Kondoz and his militia
Province, killing eight South African security personnel, according
www.hamline.edu /apakabar/basisdata/2001/07/30/0047.html   (2774 words)

 List of various alleged terrorist acts 1945-2000
Assassination attempt made against Egyptian President Honsi Mubarak in Addis Abbaba by Islamic radicals who ambushed his motorcade.
Five British, German, Norwegian and American tourists kidnapped by Kashmiri rebels in the north of the disputed province of India.
One was found beheaded in October and the other four were never seen again.
www.southernct.edu /~seymour/cases/terror/terlst.htm   (13169 words)

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