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  Laghman Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Laghman is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
The governor of Laghman is Shah Mahmood Safi.
The Alingar and Alinshing rivers pass through Laghman, as the province is known for its lushness.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laghman_Province   (346 words)

 Nurestan Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
It was formed in 2001 from the northern parts of Laghman Province and Kunar Province.
It is bordered on the north by Badakhshan Province, on the west by Kapisa Province, on the south by Laghman and Kunar provinces, and on the east by Pakistan.
Nuristani is also working on a direct road route to Laghman province, in order to not be so dependent on the road through restive Kunar province to the rest of Afghanistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nurestan_Province   (522 words)

 Lemar - Aftaab - Oct. - Dec. 1997 - Journey -Laghman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Mehterlam is the capital city in the province of Laghman.
In upper Laghman there is a town named Mandror which faces the ancient, walled city of Charbagh; the city of Charbagh was famous for its armament productions in 19th century, and it is the only town in the region which has its ancient structure and bazaar.
Laghman is one of the evergreen provinces of Afghanistan.
www.afghanmagazine.com /journey/laghman.html   (432 words)

 Afghanistan: Lawmakers' Slayings Pose Hard Questions
Mohabat was a warlord in Laghman Province, east of Kabul, and was captured after clashing with U.S. forces in neighboring Nangarhar Province in 2004.
Posthumously, Ramazan was certified as having won one of the province's 11 seats in the lower house.
In Laghman, Mohabat is still identified as one of the representatives from that province.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/2005/12/mil-051215-rferl01.htm   (864 words)

 Afghan Warrior: 2005-06
Laghman Governor Shah Mahmood Safi told the media that Rahim Mukhlis, the police chief of Dawlat Shah, was on a daily patrol along with his squad when some unidentified gunman opened fire on them.
A week ago, 3 Pakistanis were arrested in Laghman province during an attempt on the life of former US ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.
According to the reports from eastern province of Kunar, the police chief of Sarkano district was killed along with two of his sons on Tuesday when a roadside bomb blew up their vehicle south of Asad Asadabad, the capital of the eastern province of Kunar.
afghanwarrior.blogspot.com /2005_06_01_afghanwarrior_archive.html   (2765 words)

 Print news - IPS Inter Press Service
Meanwhile, security officials in the western Badghis province, who had conducted operations to destroy poppy crops in early January, were warned by growers that they would return to poppy cultivation if the government failed to provide them with alternative means of living.
The counter-narcotics operations have shown results in Laghman province, where officials say most farms were destroyed in 2005, and as a result the amount of drugs produced was lower than a year ago.
Laghman governor Shah Mahmood Safi said clerics have been mobilised to convince farmers to destroy the poppy crops at mosque sermons.
www.ipsnews.net /print.asp?idnews=31916   (874 words)

 [ www.azadiradio.org ]
Laghman Governor Shah Mahmud Safi said that Afghan security forces supported by U.S. forces apprehended a man identified as Sardar and two of his accomplices in connection with Mohabat's killing, Pajhwak Afghan News reported on 4 December.
Mohabat was a warlord in Laghman and was captured after clashing with U.S. forces in neighboring Nangarhar Province in 2004.
Hayatullah Popal, district chief of Shah Wali Kot District of Kandahar Province, and three of his bodyguards were killed by a remote-controlled explosive device on 2 December, AIP reported on 3 December.
www.azadiradio.org /en/dailyreport/2005/12/05.ASP   (719 words)

 Attack on Election Day
In the Laghman province — where Mehtar Lam is the capital city — 210,000 of the 400,000 residents were registered to vote in Sunday's election.
Sixty-five candidates from the Laghman province are seeking four spots on the Afghan National Assembly.
Also in the Laghman province, 99 candidates are vying for nine seats on the provincial council.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,SS_091905_Rocket.html   (707 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Back to school interview: Director of education, Laghman Province, ...
The interview was conducted on 19 March 2002, with Mr Mohammed Aslin Arjan, the Director of Education for Laghman Province, Afghanistan.
The interview was held in Laghman's capital city of Metharlam, located in a valley surrounded by the Hindu Kush mountain range during the distribution of school supplies in the province.
I taught high school math for 7 years and was a supervisor in the Department of Education for Laghman Province for 12 years.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/a45ed3be70d4d641c1256b83003e980c   (1465 words)

 FAO Representation in Afghanistan
Millet is an important summer grain crop in the remoter and higher valleys of Nuristan, Kunar and Laghman provinces.
Until the introduction of wheat after the Pashtun/Muslim conquests at the turn of the last century, millet was the staple grain crop of the pagan 'kafir' tribes of the eastern Hindu Kush.
Eucalyptus and fast-growing poplar trees are grown in the lower valleys in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Khost provinces.
www.fao.org /world/afghanistan/prof_e_crops_en.htm   (727 words)

 globalinfo.org - Jan 26, AFGHANISTAN (#41690)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Independent news reports from the province suggest that a resurgent Taliban may be working with drug smugglers, threatening to kill farmers in remote villages if they do not cultivate poppies.
Meanwhile, security officials in the western Badghis province, who had conducted operations to destroy poppy crops in early January, were warned by growers that they would return to poppy cultivation if the government failed to provide them with another way to make a living.
Laghman Gov. Shah Mahmood Safi said clerics have been mobilized to use their sermons to persuade farmers to destroy poppy crops.
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=41690   (871 words)

 Laghman Governor Discusses Democracy, Disarmament - DefendAmerica News Article
Religious, governmental and district leaders listen as Laghman Province Governor Shah Mahmood Sapi addresses the crowd.
Two elders from Laghman Province listen intently as Afghan National Army Brig.
Shortly after the meeting, two of Laghman Province’s most prominent Tahkim-e Sohl candidates met with Sapi and Aminullah to discuss the opportunity to rejoin their Afghan community.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/june2005/a060205wm4.html   (619 words)

 Digital phone facilities reach Laghman
Laghman communication chief Syed Abdul Jawad Qayyumi, said Thursday that the districts of Alishang, Alingar and Daulat Shah districts had been connected.
Qayyumi said Indian engineers would soon provide an internet service to the province to provide greater access to information on a wide range of subjects.
Laghman province governor Shah Mahmood Sapi said he had held talks with cell-phone service providers Roshan and Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) about the installation of additional boosters in the districts.
www.kashar.net /complete.asp?id=2844   (225 words)

   | DACAAR |    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The survey was conducted in a joint effort with other organisations and concluded that 20,000 families - approximately 130,000 individuals - had fled to the mountainous province to avoid the bombings in and around urban areas.
Over a couple of weeks the communities in Laghman have been able to accommodate 130,000 new inhabitants leaving no single family on their own", says Dr. Fazluddin Fazl, member of DACAAR's survey team in Laghman.
It is still too early to say whether the withdrawal of the Taleban to the southern provinces will encourage the IDPs in Laghman to return to their homes in Kabul and Jalalabad.
www.dacaar.org /dacaar.asp?news=71   (371 words)

 An Analysis of the Process of Expansion of Opium Poppy Cultivati
The extent of opium poppy cultivation in Logar and Laghman
Although opium poppy has been reported in the districts of Alingar and Alisheng in Laghman it was not possible to visit these two districts due to security constraints.
It was noticeable that all respondents cultivating opium in Laghman and Logar for the first time in 1998 were owner cultivators.
www.unodc.org /pakistan/en/report_1998-06-31_1_page004.html   (1014 words)

 Saleem was brutally tortured and killed by Gulbuddin gunmen in Laghman Province (RAWA Photos)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
On November 23, 2004, Saleem son of Mohammad Zahar from Wardak Omerzai village of Laghman province was abducted by gunmen of Islamic Party of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and after 2 days his dead body was found in Katal village that has been inhumanly tortured and killed by knife.
Saleem was director in the Kabul bus station in Laghman province.
On December 13, 2004 Sheren Agha son of Gul Agha, a shepherd from Arab minority ethnic group in Qasim Abad village of Behsod District of Nengrahar province was killed by an armed person called Lashkar Khan who is from warlords army now part of the government "National Army".
www.rawa.org /saleem.htm   (254 words)

 Malaria epidemic may hit eastern Afghanistan -DAWN - National; November 2, 2001
PESHAWAR, Nov 1: Malaria epidemic is feared to break out in the eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces of Afghanistan as the number of this malady-stricken patients keep rising in these parts of Afghanistan, sources say.
At Mehtarlan hospital, in Laghman province, 14 malaria affected patients died between Oct 1 and Oct 24, whereas of the 20 patients admitted to the same hospital, on Saturday last, 14 were malaria cases, the sources add.
Apart from lack of proper health facilities and non-availability of sufficient quantity of malaria vaccines in the war-battered country, the unprecedented high ratio of malaria in the eastern provinces has also been attributed to the miserable life the IDPs are made to live in the Mehtarlan area.
www.dawn.com /2001/11/02/nat19.htm   (541 words)

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The water also inundated the populated areas and swept away dozens of cattle in Laghman and Takhar provinces.
In Takhar province, the over brimming Khatayan river has drowned dozens of cattle and destroyed thousands acres of land and crops.
In Laghman province, the Alingar river washed away crops and land measuring thousands acres.
www.sabawoon.com /newsnew/miniheadlines.asp?dismode=article&artid=23795   (214 words)

 Pajhwok Afghan News
Ahead of laboratory tests of the samples, the FAO reasoned, it would be too early to say the virus had reached Laghman.
Mohammad Hussain Sapi, Laghman's agriculture director, Saturday told Pajhwok Afghan News that the death of the cat and fowls in Umerzai village was indicative of the avian-influenza virus.
In the neighbouring Nangarhar province, similar apprehensions recently led to the imposition of a ban on poultry sales and a cull of chickens.
www.pajhwak.com /viewstory.asp?lng=eng&id=14827   (347 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghans hold anti-Danish protests
The protesters marched in the eastern city of Mihtarlam, in Laghman province, shouting slogans against Denmark where the cartoons were first published.
Laghman governor Sher Mohammed Safi told the Associated Press news agency the protesters burned a Danish flag and demanded that the editors of the newspaper that first published the cartoons be prosecuted for blasphemy.
Hundreds of people marched in a similar demonstration in the northern Kunduz province on Saturday, AFP news agency quoted unnamed police officials as saying.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/south_asia/4682864.stm   (297 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Officials in the eastern city of Jalalabad, where the clash happened Thursday, claimed that three men died as U.S. forces arrested Esmatullah Muabat, the military chief of nearby Laghman province, and that he was taken into U.S. custody.
On Friday, thousands of tribesmen protested in front of the governor's office in Mihtarlam, the capital of Laghman province, demanding Muabat's release, according to supporters of Muabat in the city.
Namitullah, a military commander in Laghman and a brother of Muabat, alleged that the dispute with Ali had broken out after three of his men were arrested at a checkpost manned by Muabat's men in Laghman province earlier this week, confiscating a vehicle and a quantity of heroin.
www.modoracle.com /news/print_detail.h2f?id=4165   (400 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Middle East / Afghan projects slow to reach villages
In Sandurwa, a village in neighboring Laghman Province, mortars and rockets rained down for half an hour Sept. 18 on the office of a nonprofit group helping carry out an NSP irrigation project.
The violence drove project staff members from the area, so Sandurwa's project, lining an irrigation canal with cement to keep precious water from sinking into the ground, is now on hold for the second time.
Followers of a local militia commander brandished guns and threatened to attack villagers if the commander's son was not elected head of the project's planning council.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2004/10/17/afghan_projects_slow_to_reach_villages?pg=3   (762 words)

 Aljazeera.Net - Afghan attacks claim many lives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
"A group of 50 terrorists attacked a checkpost in Kamdesh district of Nuristan province in which four soldiers and four police were killed yesterday evening," interior ministry spokesman Lutf Allah Mashal said on Wednesday.
Mashal said: "I can confirm that five civilians were killed in a shootout in Laghman province yesterday, but it is not yet clear how the shootout took place or if coalition forces were involved".
Last month an Afghan electoral worker was shot dead in Paktika province and his son wounded.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/157612AB-51E2-4FC6-A474-BE8DB7B667A0.htm   (507 words)

 Pakistan News PakTribune.Com
Laghman communication chief Syed Abdul Jawed Qayyumi, said Thursday that the districts of Alishang, Alingar and Daulat Shah districts had been connected.
Laghman province governor Shah Mehmood Sapi said he had held talks with cell-phone service providers Roshan and Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) about the installation of additional boosters in the districts.
Dear sir in these days i am far from my home country Afghanistan (Laghman) when i hered about the Digital Telephone is installed in Laghman that was very good news bfor me, if Laghman people have the connection with Internet itis mean that these people is connected with the world people and knoledge.
paktribune.com /news/index.php?id=128570   (430 words)

 ONLINE - International News Network
Separately, Mashal said, five civilians were killed on Tuesday in a part of eastern Laghman province where a roadside bomb blast had targeted but missed a US military convoy.
Four suspects had been arrested after the election worker's killing in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, 550 kilometres (340 miles) south of Kabul, said Mohayudin, but it was not clear whether the Taliban were behind the attack.
Similar attacks in the past have been blamed on loyalists of the Islamic hardline regime that was ousted by US-led forces in late 2001.
www.onlinenews.com.pk /details.php?id=85135   (594 words)

 Newsroom - Emergency Report
Missions to Laghman province were temporarily suspended due to factional fighting.
The security situation in the north remained calm although localized tensions continued in Chemtal district, Balkh province and Kohistanat in Sari Pul province, where UN missions were suspended.
WFP is pre-positioning food in Vilankulos, Govuro and Machanga Districts in northern Inhambane and southern Sofala Provinces, and in Magoe and Mutarara Districts in Tete Province.
www.wfp.org /newsroom/emergency_reports_new/emergencyReport.asp?Item=554   (5965 words)

 :: Ministry Of Communication Afghanistan ::
With activate of AWCC telephones in Kunar province at 9th August, the link between provinces with all Afghanistan and other countries become connected.
Ghulam Hassan one of Laghman province citizen says, if the price of telephone be the same price that is right now, it is impossible for poor people to buy.
Mohammad Tayeeb from district of Asad Abad, Laghman province, after the express of his happiness said my brother lives in Denmark and for calling him I have gone to Jalalabad or Pakistan.
www.moc.gov.af /pressreview1.asp   (562 words)

 CNN.com - Transcripts
Laghman Province is east of the capital, Kabul.
The Taliban also today report that in Ghazni Province, southwest of Kabul, that they shot at a helicopter that came to retrieve another helicopter that had crashed on the ground.
Now, the Taliban say that they were able to go into the helicopter that had crashed on the ground and retrieve some transmission, some radio equipment, from that helicopter.
edition.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0111/03/smn.02.html   (890 words)

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