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  Sistan and Baluchistan Province Summary
Sistān and Balūchestān is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
The province is the third largest in Iran, with an area of 181,600 km² and a population of 2.1 million.
The counties of the province are Iran Shahr, Chabahar, Khash, Zabol, Zahedan, Saravan, and Nik Shahr.
www.bookrags.com /Sistan_and_Baluchistan_Province   (1096 words)

Badakhshan province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.It is in the east of the country.
Nurestan province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
.Vardak province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
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 Nimruz Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nimruz (Persian: نیمروز) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
Nimruz covers 41,000 km² and has a population of 149,000 (2002 estimate).
It is the most sparsely populated province in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nimruz_Province   (162 words)

 Nimruz, Schema-Root news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The enclave's fluid borders span a widening belt of territory from mountainous hideouts in the southernmost provinces of Afghanistan-Nimruz, Helmand and Farah...
Once confined to the isolated districts in central and southern Afghanistan, attacks are increasing in the western provinces of Nimruz and Farah and the east...
From Kabul to Ghazni and Zabul and onwards in Kandahar, Helmand, Nimruz, Farah and Herat, Taliban fighters and sympathisers are everywhere.
schema-root.org /region/asia/southwest_asia/afghanistan/provinces/nimruz   (910 words)

 [Nimruz Province] | [All the best Nimruz Province resources at karaoke.velocityincome.com]
Nimruz History in 25 yearsThe Helmand River is flowing from centre of Afghanistan, the huge mountains of Kohe Baba and run through central provinces of the country and by Helmand province reaches to Nimruz, this river flows through Iran and Afghanistan border...
And a truck carrying aid to flood victims in Nimruz province was plundered by gunmen in neighbouring Farah province, the UN agency reported.
Nimruz (Balochi/Pashto: نیمروز) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
karaoke.velocityincome.com /Nimruz_Province   (593 words)

 Raid on drug bazaar, laboratories in Nimruz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Commander of the Force said: “This demonstrates the capability of the ASNF to operate in all corners of Afghanistan.
These raids are part of a concerted effort by the Afghan government to rid the country of the shame of drugs, the release said.
Nimruz province is not a large producer of opium, but the province is used extensively by drugs traffickers as a thoroughfare to Iran and the West.
www.kashar.net /complete.asp?id=2087   (197 words)

 'War On Terror' Moves Toward Iran
The remote Nimruz province of Afghanistan has long been the redoubt of well-armed heroin smugglers, who race through the parched flatlands in convoys of jacked-up jeeps, past camel carcasses and ancient adobe ruins, on the way to Iran, where they hand over the drugs to Iranian smugglers bound for Turkey.
Nimruz security chief Mohammed Naim Khan says he has passed along intelligence to the US forces that several key Al Qaeda figures, including Dr. Zawahiri, are attempting to buy new arms from local dealers, in addition to planning unspecified terrorist operations from just inside Iran.
Nimruz security chief Khan says a key Al Qaeda military and religious figure named Abu Hafs, known as "the Mauritanian," is working in Iran alongside Zawahiri.
www.rense.com /general29/iran.htm   (1284 words)

 Seven-Year Drought Puts Afghanistan on the Brink - Social and Economic Policy - Global Policy Forum
The agency reports that districts in 17 provinces are in urgent need of help and that 37 percent of the population is unable to meet its basic needs.
This province, Nimruz, in the far southwestern corner of Afghanistan, bordering Iran and Pakistan, is probably the worst affected area.
The province, once a cultural and rich agricultural center, is fed by the rivers that descend from the snowfields in Afghanistan's central highlands but the snow caps have shrunk to half their size and the rivers no longer reach the river basin in Nimruz.
www.globalpolicy.org /socecon/hunger/relief/2004/1212afghandrought.htm   (1361 words)

 Afghan south west Nimruz province falls - CNN
ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The strategic southwestern Afghan province of Nimruz bordering Iran has been captured by the opposition Northern Alliance on Tuesday, CNN reported.
We are told Farah may follow," CNN correspondent Kamal Hyder said from the southern city of Kandahar, the stronghold of the Taliban.
The western city of Herat was captured by the opposition Northern Alliance on Monday and only a few provinces, including Nimruz, lie between the Northern Alliance and the southern city of Kandahar that is the powerbase of the Taliban.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/569606/posts   (354 words)

The Baloch inhabit the Baluchistan province of western Pakistan and Baluchistan & Sistan province of southeastern Iran.
Others inhabit the Nimruz province in southwestern Afghanistan and approximately 40,000 are found in the Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan near the oasis of Merv.
Approximately one million Baloch have migrated to the Karachi ghettos and considerable numbers of Baloch also live in the Sind province of Pakistan, in Oman, the Gulf States and along the coasts of Kenya and Tanzania.
www.angelfire.com /ny5/saeeda/baloch.html   (129 words)

The chief of the border patrol, Colonel Behnam Shariati-Far, added that security along the frontiers has deteriorated since the liberations of Afghanistan and Iraq, and he said that smuggling and illegal border crossings are the main problems.
In Zaranj, a city in southwestern Afghanistan's Nimruz Province, Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Reza Bahrami said on 19 January that Iran plans to build five checkpoints along the shared border there, Iranian state radio's Pashto service reported.
There will be three checkpoints in Farah Province, seven in Nimruz Province, and the 12 in Herat Province are 90 percent complete.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2004/01/5-NOT/not-220104.asp?po=y   (754 words)

 Afghan Warlords Back In Business
One particular stretch of road, into the southwestern province of Nimruz, has become so dangerous that bus drivers at the station were now refusing to go there.
His militia, called the Jowzjanis after their province of origin, was one of the most feared in the country.
Those three provinces, in addition to Kabul, Parwan, Kapisa and Badakshan, are back in the hands of the Tajiks loyal to former President Burhanuddin Rabbani and his military commander, Ahmad Shah Massood, who was assassinated in September.
www.rense.com /general18/bussd.htm   (982 words)

 Nimruz Province information - Search.com
Nimruz is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
Nimruz covers 41,000 km² and has a population of 149,000 (2002 estimate).
It is the most sparsely populated province in the country.
www.search.com /reference/Nimruz_Province   (105 words)

 The Avalon Project : UN - Afghanistan OCHA Situation Report No. 16; October 30, 2001
UN Agencies are increasingly concerned about the security and capacity of two makeshift camps in Nimruz province, on the Afghan side of the border with Iran.
New arrivals approaching Makaki camp are being referred to the Mile 46 camp which is located in a Northern Alliance controlled pocket in Nimruz province, exposing refugees to the additional danger of crossing the demarcation line between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance forces.
WFP is also concerned about certain districts in the provinces of Zabul and Kandahar, where about 1,000 tons of food are required to sustain the vulnerable population until the end of December.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/sept_11/un_007.htm   (949 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The two famous statues of Buddha in the Bamiyan[?] province were destroyed by the Taliban as symbols of another religion.
In March 3 and 25 2002, a series of earthquakes struck Afghanistan, with a loss of thousands of homes and over 1800 lives.
The earthquakes occurred at Samangan Province (March 3) and Baghlan Province (March 25).
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/af/Afghanistan   (1736 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan violence leaves four dead
A local aid worker in Faryab, a senior police officer in Nimruz, and an intelligence officer in Kunar province are among the four.
He was killed in an ambush in the north-western province of Faryab on Thursday, said Khan Mohammad Sameem, head of CHA in the province.
An intelligence officer was killed in a roadside bomb in the eastern province of Kunar, officials said.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4363292.stm   (321 words)

 IranReporter - Story Page
A few miles away, UN warehouses are bursting with supplies, but they lie across the border from Nimruz province, inside Iran, and the refugees cannot get there.
Eight doctors for 300,000 people in a province of 45,000 sq kms, with no paved roads and not a drop of rain for three years.
Already in a desperate state after seven years of neglect and oppression under the Taliban regime, the plight of Nimruz worsened with the onset of the US-led campaign in October.
www.iranreporter.com /story.asp?id=298   (761 words)

 Afghan police seize tons of illicit drugs in southern Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The ASNF was also active in western province of Nimruz, where it has raided a drug bazaar in Dilaram district, the Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement published late Friday.
This is the fourth time in nine months that the ASNF has carried out operations in Helmand province.
The districts of Lashkargah and Sangin have been heavily involved in the Afghan narcotics trade for several years, according to the statement.
news.monstersandcritics.com /southasia/printer_1021967.php   (345 words)

 Situation Reports: Afghanistan, Afghanistan: IDP Situation in Nimruz Province, Situation Reports: Afghanistan: Drought ...
One of the most underserviced areas in Afghanistan, Nimruz province has seen the continued influx of IDP's over the past several months from Farah, Khandahar, Helmund, Bagdis and Ghowr Provinces.
In an encouraging development, the Samaritan's Purse staff were recently approached by two IDP families from Makaki camp who requested assistance to return to their homes in Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province.
With this as an example, 53 new families from the area, many living in an abandoned warehouse, have also registered to get assistance to return to their home provinces.
www.reliefweb.int /w/rwb.nsf/6686f45896f15dbc852567ae00530132/68662629de2dc124c1256b82005c850f?OpenDocument   (589 words)

 Zaranj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the capital of Nimruz province and is situated right next to Iran's eastern border.
Zaranj is an ancient historic city which was known as "SARANG" in Sanskrit during Hindu times and later came to be known as ZARANG and now Zaranj.
The province has been one of the 7 (Nimruz, Helmand, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Ghazni, Paktika and Zabul) where the Taliban have been recently regrouping.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zaranj   (191 words)

 IranReporter - Story Page
An important staging-post was, and still is, Zaranj -- border town and capital of Nimruz province, a sparsely populated expanse of desert in the southwest corner of Afghanistan controlled by Baluchi tribesmen.
An old soldier, graduate from Kabul’s military academy and veteran of the war against occupying Soviet forces, Gen Barahui could prove to be a valuable ally in the US-led campaign against remnants of the Taliban regime and Al-Qaeda fighters of Osama bin Laden, as well as the war against drugs.
Some are sceptical of his intentions, remembering him as +Rich Karim+ when he was previously governor of Nimruz, from 1992 with the fall of the communist government until 1995 when the Taliban drove him back into desert warfare with a safehouse in Zahedan.
www.iranreporter.com /story.asp?id=306   (1455 words)

 Samaritan's Purse OCC Afghanistan Dec 2001
A Afghanistan boy refugee walking around in the Mile 46 refugee camp, situated in the Margow Desert, S.W. part of the Nimruz province of Afghanistan, Monday.
The whips were back in use later in the day when several people with the aid teams attempted to hand out baseball hats.
Northern Alliance soldiers at the Afghanistan and Iran border crossing in S.W. part of the Nimruz province of Afghanistan.
www.mydy.com /occ2001/Story2.html   (1225 words)

 Frauen-Ohne-Grenzen.org | Women-Without-Borders - Projects
Women participating in the English course in our women´s center in the Nimruz province, Afghanistan.
At the request of the Afghan Ministry for Women, and after an assessment of the need and feasibility of the project, a women's shelter was established in Zaranj, the capital of the Afghan province Nimruz, with the help of the Austrian Ministry for Social Affairs as well as with other donations.
The project has had a good effect on women´s affairs in the region, gathering more than 200 women in one place each day, creating a safe atmosphere where women can discuss their problems.
www.women-without-borders.org /projects/8   (281 words)

 City of Mahan was named after Sasanian Governor - CAIS Archaeological & Cultural News of Iran©
The green city of Mâhân in the mainly arid Kerman Province dates back to the time of Sasanid King of Kings Khosrow I, Anushakruwân.
The name of Mâhân is probably rooted in the name of Âzar-Mâhân who was appointed by Khosrow to rule the Nimruz province (today Kerman and Sistan and Baluchestan).
The director of Kerman Studies Center, Mohammad-Ali Golabzadeh, who has recently released his book “Mahan”, writes that the rule of Azar-Mahan might be the only reason for choosing the name Mahan.
www.cais-soas.com /News/2005/October2005/17-10-city.htm   (408 words)

 Images of Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boys tending their sheep close by a rural compound near Taloqan, Takhar Province.
A desert dweller encountered in the Dasht-i-Margo, the “Desert of Death”, Nimruz Province, southwestern Afghanistan.
The remote village of Lash-e Jouayn, in Nimruz Province, near the Iranian border.
www.imagesofafghanistan.com /black_white_photos.htm   (845 words)

 Economic news in brief (July 16)
Road transit accounted for 45% of the volume while 41% was swapped and 14% was transited via railroad.
“Part of this financial aid will be used in reconstruction projects in Nimruz,” the Iranian official stated.
“We want to supply fuel and workforce to your province and train experts to build the infrastructure here,” he told the Afghan official.
www.mehrnews.ir /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=353967   (388 words)

The unnamed head of the Supervisory Board in Kohkiluyeh va Boirahmad Province told FNA on 19 January that the qualifications of many disqualified prospective candidates have now been approved.
In Somesara, 300 workers protested against the closure of their silk factory, and 300 employees of a company in Gilan Province complained to officials that they were not paid for five months.
In Zaranj, a city in southwestern Afghanistan's Nimruz Province, Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan Mohammad Reza Bahrami said on 19 January that Iran plans to build five checkpoints along the shared border with that province, Iranian state radio's Pashto service reported.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/iran/2004/4-260104.htm   (4286 words)

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