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 DefendAmerica News - Afghanistan Update
ZABUL PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Coalition soldiers conducting a local patrol in support of Operation Mountain Viper in the vicinity of the firebase at Deh Chopan, in Zabul province, were engaged by an attempted ambush yesterday.
Paktika Province, Afghanistan - A coalition soldier was wounded during a fire fight in the vicinity of the coalition firebase at Shkin, in Paktika province yesterday.
Bari Kowt, Kunar Province - A coalition soldier was wounded during a fire fight in the vicinity of the coalition firebase at Bari Kowt, in Kunar province yesterday.
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Nangarhar is one of the main poppy growing provinces in the country.
Haji Din Mohammad is governor of the Nangarhar province.
People in the province are largely illiterate and have no skills other than agriculture to help their vulnerable families and survive poverty and unemployment.
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 Pravda.RU:New Authorities Of Afghan Province Of Nangarhar Release 200 Pakistanis From Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pravda.RU:New Authorities Of Afghan Province Of Nangarhar Release 200 Pakistanis From Prison
New Authorities Of Afghan Province Of Nangarhar Release 200 Pakistanis From Prison
On the occasion of the greatest Moslem holiday of fast-breaking Id al-fitr which is beginning on December 17 security chief of the new Pashtun administration of Nangarhar province Khazrat Ali released from prison 200 Pakistani citizens who fought on the Taliban side.
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First of all, the [innamed] head of the campaign office of presidential candidate Mr [Mohammad] Yunos Qanuni in the country's eastern provinces, and Mr Abdol Ghani Hedayat, the former head of Nangarhar Province education department, accused UNAMA of failing to maintain impartiality during the elections.
This morning, I discussed with Nangarhar Province Governor Din Mohammad the complaints and criticisms of the representatives of presidential candidates and political parties.
The head of the JEMB office in Nangarhar Province, Mr Hedayatollah Watanyar, told journalists that many ballot boxes had already arrived in the centre from many districts of the province, apart from Achin District located close to the Shinwar border.
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Nangarhar Dispute Threatens to Escalate A behind the scenes battle for authority in the Nangarhar region poses a potentially serious threat to hopes of securing a united Afghanistan.
In the absence of the province's historic strongman, Fazl Haq, killed in a Taleban ambush in the early days of the US-led campaign in Afghanistan, the two disputed ownership of the twin titles, Qole-Urdu (military commander) and Qomandani Amnia (police chief).
Zaman says Ali's brigade of men is based up in Dara-e-Noor, one of Nangarhar's 21 districts, and home to 15 per cent of the province's population.
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The foundation is also grateful to Diana Tacy for having the courage and determination to come to Afghanistan and also for giving Americans in her state of Arizona an opportunity to improve the lives of children in Shinkay Ghaghi, Hisarak district, and the children of Fatima Zuhra Orphanage in Jalalabad.
While the foundation may have provided the inspiration, the province’s tribal elders, intellectuals, and university professors are the people who have taken the reigns and are the driving spirit.
As this form of justice begins to take hold in the province, it will be a prime example of how Afghans can solve their own problems and strengthen their own security and it will serve as a warning to those who may be considering violence to solve disputes.
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In a statement, the security command of Nangarhar Province [eastern Afghanistan] has warned the farmers of this province to avoid poppies cultivation.
Qari Amir Khan added that talks with the leaders of the tribes of the province were successful and they [tribal leaders] promised that there would be no difficulties in preventing poppy cultivation in the province.
The Nangarhar Province's security command broadcast this statement after the council of Afghan [religious] scholars had issued a Fatwa [a religious decree] regarding the cultivation of narcotics, in which the scholars declared narcotics cultivation against Islam.
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 New Afghan Drug Policy Forcing Farmers to Sell Daughters : Thunderbay IMC
The Afghan newspaper Farda features the stories of several small farmers in the eastern province of Nangarhar who are forced to marry off their daughters to drug traffickers to cancel out their debts to these people after the government has destroyed their poppy fields.
Payanda Gol, a resident of Shinwar District of Nangarhar Province was forced because of debt to marry his 17-year-old daughter to a 38-year-old man.
Malek Saydollah Mohmand, a tribal elder in Batikot District of Nangarhar Province, confirms that such cases are settled by a local jerga, which is an old Afghan tradition.
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 Binghamton University PipeDream Newspaper
Nangarhar province is the second-biggest producer of opium poppies in Afghanistan, topped only by
The post-Taliban governor of Nangarhar province, Haji Abdul Qadir, also served as governor from 1992 to 1996, in what is known as the warlord period.
Under promises from Western governments that his province would be given technical and financial assistance in exchange for opium controls, he cut poppy production by 25 percent in his first year as governor.
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 The Daily Star - Arts & Culture - Farmers in Afghanistan fret end to poppy crop
Nangarhar, with a capital some 100 kilometers east of Kabul, has a mild climate which provides farmers with two or three crops a year.
The program has been extended into the whole of Nangarhar Province, but it appears to have been started too late - as most of the farmers had already harvested the majority of their crops.
In neighboring Laghman Province poppy farmer Jabar Gul, while collecting his last harvest, told AFP that he had already completed the harvest with some 15 kilograms of opium from one jureeb of land.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Nation > America's War on Terror -- Karzai turns to foreigners for help in ...
Vice President Abdul Qadir, a Cabinet minister and governor of Nangarhar province, was shot dead Saturday along with a son-in-law by two gunmen as he was leaving his office in Kabul.
Qadir had been a controversial figure in Afghan politics for a generation, and there was speculation the killing could have been carried out by drug barons or rival powerbrokers in Nangarhar province where he also served as governor.
Nangarhar is a relatively wealthy province along the Pakistani border and is one of the country's leading opium poppy-growing regions.
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 BBC News | WORLD | US 'killing civilians by mistake'
Agom is in the province of Nangarhar where the US suspects Bin Laden may be hiding in the Tora Bora caves complex.
Sources close to the ruling council of Nangarhar province told the BBC that the casualty figures were higher, with 60 people being killed since Sunday.
Mr Zeman, who is the security chief of Nangarhar province, says Bin Laden and his fighters are not in the area.
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 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » United States provides wheat seed, fertilizer to Afghan farmers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As part of a program to provide alternative livelihoods to Afghan farmers currently involved in poppy cultivation, the United States is providing 490 tons of wheat seed and 1,000 tons of fertilizer to farmers in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province.
- Nangarhar Province is a major poppy growing area, with an estimated 28,000 hectares poppies planted in 2004.
The Governor of Nangarhar Province, Haji Din Mohammad, recently pledged to aggressively tackle poppy production in his province and requested urgent assistance to supply wheat seed to farmers as an alternative to growing poppies.
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Nangarhar Province officials have declared that nearly all of the opium-poppy plantations in the province have been eradicated, Pajhwak Afghan News reported on 7 February.
Nangarhar Province is one of Afghanistan's major opium-poppy growing regions, and such levels of eradication would be a major success for Afghanistan's counternarcotics efforts.
Governor of Helmand Province Sher Mohammad Akhondzada claimed on 6 February that opium-poppy fields in Nawzad District have been sprayed with a "poisonous substance," the BBC reported.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2005/02/6-SWA/swa-080205.asp?po=y   (1877 words)

 Afghania Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Officials in Nangarhar Province intend to set up autonomous local councils for each district, Pajhwak News Agency reported on 23 February.
Nangarhar Governor Hajji Din Mohammad said on 23 February that with the establishment of the local councils, no organization will be allowed to have a monopoly over how to serve the people of his province.
The decision to form the local councils came at the end of a three-day conference in Jalalabad, provincial capital of Nangarhar, in which representatives of neighboring Konar and Laghman provinces also participated.
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 PRINT Poppies retain powerful hold on Afghanistan
Mer Dad of Shenwar district in Nangarhar province, said he would take extreme measures to protect his opium crop.
Farhad, from Rodaat district in Nangarhar province, said he owed a lot of money to various people and was relying on opium to get him out of debt.
Mohammed Tayeb, head of education department at the agricultural institute in Balkh, said there are 439 villages in the province which each grow opium on an area of at least 54 jerib [108,000 square meters] of land.
www.newfarm.org /international/gleanings/nov04/poppies_print.shtml   (1055 words)

 e-Ariana - Todays Afghan News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A survey of conditions in eastern Nangarhar Province, a major poppy-growing region in Afghanistan, confirms the UNODC's view that the cultivation situation is unstable.
The province was the recipient of over $70 million in foreign aid aimed at promoting the development of alternative crops – the highest amount earmarked for any Afghan province.
Ghous Rasulzai, the director of the Afghan government's Counter-Narcotics Department for the Eastern Region, which includes Nangarhar Province, said stringent law-enforcement initiatives were essential in encouraging farmers to plant alternative crops.
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 Afghan forces claim 31 militants killed - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
U.S ambassador to Afghanistan Ronald E. Neumann talked with the villagers, elders, and governor of Nangarhar province during his one-day trip to the region.
Ramazan was seeking one of the 11 seats in the national legislature from the province of Balkh.
Protesters accused a Karzai-appointed governor in northern Balkh province, ethnic Tajik leader Atta Mohammed, of being behind the killing.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2005/10/03/afghan_forces_say_31_militants_killed   (658 words)

 t r u t h o u t - Afghanistan: In Nangarhar, the Opium Mafia Reigns Supreme
The anti-drug repression units, with a ridiculously low level of staffing, are impotent there in the face of an opium mafia in bed with the highest officials, beginning with the governor, even though he was named and sustained by the Kabul central government.
Thirty men strong, this cell has the "mission impossible" of cracking down on the drug traffic in Nangarhar (a province which had become the top producer in 2003, with an estimated 964 tons of opium) as well as in four other neighboring provinces.
Three Nangarhar jang salar (warlords) divide up power and millions of dollars from drugs and smuggling with Pakistan among themselves: the governor, Hadji Din Mohammed, named by President Hamid Karzai; Hadji Zahir, his nephew, who holds the position of Chief of Border Security, and Hazrat Ali, the security commandant for the entire province.
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 FAO Representation in Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Several districts in Nangarhar province, such as Rodat, have a long tradition of exporting pomegranates to Pakistan and India.
Citrus fruit is cultivated in the warmer valleys of Nangarhar and lower Kunar province, although most of the large plantations established by the Soviets in the 1960s and 1970s are no longer operational.
Eucalyptus and fast-growing poplar trees are grown in the lower valleys in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Khost provinces.
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In an interview with IRIN, Haji Din Mohammad, governor of the troubled Nangarhar province, said that people in rural areas had voluntarily decided to secure the polling stations themselves, adding there were not enough international peacekeepers or members of the Afghan security forces to secure polling stations.
The southeastern province of Nangarhar has been described as one of the most insecure areas of the country.
In the rural areas of Nangarhar, people have decided to secure their polling stations themselves and I think that will be very useful.
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 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Afghanistan: Interview with the new governor of Nangarhar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In an interview with IRIN in the provincial capital, Jalalabad, Haji Din Mohammad, who maintained security in the region was his top priority, called on the international community to further extend its help to Nangahar where there remains a desperate need.
A: All of the governors are independent in the neighbouring provinces.
Nangarhar was always the place where rival factions were brought to for resolving disputes and we want this to remain a safe place.
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 RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Nangarhar Province Governor Haji Din Mohammad said in an interview with the Kabul daily "Arman-e Melli" on 17 February that security organs in his province have taken special measures to stop the infiltration of Taliban and Al-Qaeda elements from Pakistan into Afghanistan.
Nangarhar Province Governor Din Mohammad said in his 17 February interview with "Arman-e Melli" that he imposes no restrictions on what he termed "sound pastimes and cultural activities," and he indicated that the ban imposed in Nangarhar on cable television was not his choice but came at the order of the Afghan Supreme Court.
That is why it was returned to the same court that issued the original verdict, he said, adding, "We are waiting for another investigation." A Hamedan court sentenced Aghajari to death, a flogging, and imprisonment for giving an allegedly blasphemous speech in July 2002.
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 DefendAmerica News - Article
Afghans in the Nangarhar Province support both boys and girls getting all the education possible.
Unlike other areas of Afghanistan, Nangarhar Province managed to prevent the destruction of their university.
Jim Hawver, team leader of the Civil Affairs Team – A in Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, talks to contractors about progress on the local school.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/may2003/a050603a.html   (414 words)

 US, Pakistan troops start joint patrol -DAWN - Top Stories; June 22, 2003
Operation “Unified Resolve” was launched in Nangarhar and Kunar provinces “in order to deny sanctuary to anti-coalition forces and disrupt cross-border anti-coalition activity during the conduct of the operation,” Colonel Rodney Davis, a US military spokesman in Afghanistan, said in a statement.
Nangarhar governor said Pakistan had also sent troops and tanks to its side of the border.
The US spokesman said “coalition forces and soldiers from the Fist Corps, and Afghan forces were conducting a cooperative combat and civil affairs operation in the Goshta and surrounding districts, Nangarhar province, east of Jalalabad”.
www.dawn.com /2003/06/22/top1.htm   (448 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | International | A crucial loss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Haji Abdul-Qadir was one of Afghanistan's three vice-presidents, the minister for public works and the governor of Nangarhar province.
He was a Pashtun, whose base was in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province.
In Nangarhar, he was regarded as a stern but fair ruler.
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