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  History of Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Afghanistan's history, internal political development, foreign relations, and very existence as an independent state have largely been determined by its geographic location at the crossroads of Central, West, and South Asia.
An often unacknowledged event that nevertheless played an important role in Afghanistan's history (and in the politics of Afghanistan's neighbors and the entire region up to the present) was the rise in the tenth century of a strong Sunni dynasty--the Ghaznavids.
In 1979 the Afghan army was overwhelmed with the number of incidents, and the Soviet Union sent troops to support the government they installed by crushing the uprising.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/History_of_Afghanistan   (2510 words)

  
 Afghanistan timeline September 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Five Afghan soldiers in a convoy were killed in an attack by suspected Taliban rebels in Kandahar province.
In Ghazni province, four Afghan citizens were killed and one injured in their pick-up truck when they were stopped by rebels, then tied up and then shot.
Four Afghan policemen were killed, four were wounded and four were missing after a raid on their checkpoint 115 miles northeast of Kandahar, Zabul province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_September_2003   (1715 words)

  
 History of Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Persian army was defeated and the Afghans conquered the whole of Persia afterwards.
In 1979 the Afghan army was overwhelmed with the number of incidents, and the Soviet Union sent troops to crush the uprising, install a pro-Moscow government, and support the new government.
The opposition formed the Afghan Northern Alliance, which continued to receive diplomatic recognition in the United Nations as the government of Afghanistan.
www.wikipedia.com /wiki/Afghanistan/History   (2680 words)

  
 Afghanistan timeline January 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Kandahar, Afghanistan, two Afghan National Army soldiers were wounded (one losing a leg) by a bomb that exploded on the roof of a building less than an eighth of a mile from the January 6 incident that killed over a dozen people.
Afghan authorities in Kabul arrested eleven people suspected of involvement with a December 28, 2003 suicide bombing near the airport.
Three soldiers of the Afghan National Army died and two were wounded in a clashed with forces under the control of the Zabul province governor.
www.portaljuice.com /afghanistan_timeline_january_2004.html   (1304 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Afghanistan timeline February 2004
Five Afghan employees of Serai Development Foundation were killed and two injured in an ambush northeast of Kabul.
Former Afghan king Mohammed Zahir Shah was released from a hospital in New Delhi, India after two weeks of receiving medical treatment for an intestinal problem.
In Kandahar province, Afghan official Abdorrahim Umrani died in his bedroom from carbon monoxide poisoning at the consulate in Khorugh, Tajikistan.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Afghanistan-timeline-February-2004   (1469 words)

  
 timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 AFGHANISTAN TIMELINE 1896-1900 FACTS AND INFORMATION
Orders are issued forbidding slave traffic in Kafirs, for it was alleged that after the victories in the Bashgal_Valley at the beginning of the year certain captives were reduced to an atrocious form of slavery.
The arrangements for the demarcation of the boundary between British Baluchistan and Persia from Koh-i-Malik_Siah on the north, to a point near Jalk, are concluded, and pillars are to be set up in the desert marking the frontier.
He complains that the British government takes no interest in his distresses, and that whenever he has proposed some check upon Russian aggressions the government of India has made no response except the suggestion that Afghanistan might consent to the construction of railways and telegraphs within her territories.
www.palfacts.com /Afghanistan_timeline_1896-1900   (1584 words)

  
 Afghanistan timeline October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Afghan interim president Hamid Karzai visited Germany, where he met Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer and accepted a prize from the private organization Werkstatt Deutschland.
Afghan presidential candidate Yunus Qanuni held a rally in Kandahar.
Karim Khalili, the running-mate of Afghan interim president Hamid Karzai, held a rally at the Herat airport.
www.toshare.info /en/Afghanistan_timeline_October_2004.htm   (375 words)

  
 Afghanistan timeline August 2003 - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Two Afghan soldiers and four rebel fighters were killed in a clash involving a group of 250 to 300 suspected Taliban fighters in Uruzgan_province.
Six Afghan soldiers and a driver for Mercy_Corps were killed in a gunbattle as they were guarding the government center of Deshu_district in southern Helmand_province.
Afghan Education Minister Yunis_Qanooni and Herat_province governor Ismail_Khan in separate announcements denied Human_Rights_Watch allegations that they and other Afghan leaders were involved in human_rights abuses.
www.indexsuche.com /Afghanistan_timeline_August_2003.html   (2547 words)

  
 Cronological History of Afghanistan - the cradle of Gandharan civilisation
Afghans, under the leadership of Ahmad Shah Abdali retake Kandahar, and establish modern Afghanistan.
Afghans lose Peshawar to the Sikhs; later they crushed the Sikhs under the leadership of Akbar Khan who defeated the Sikhs near Jamrud, and killed the great Sikh general Hari Singh.
Afghans tried to retake it, but was finally forced toallow the Russians to keep Panjdeh, and the Russians promised to honor Afghan territorial integrity in the future.
www.gandhara.com.au /afghan_table.html   (2277 words)

  
 Afghan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
His internal struggle is the underlying theme of the novel, which spans Afghan history from the peaceful 70's to the repressive rule of the Taliban in the late 90's.
The only institution in Afghan history that united the people and was respected by the various ethnic and tribal groupings was the nobility of southern Afghanistan, who ruled the country and kept it...
Omar said Afghan history was secondary to the history of Islam.
www.afghanie.com /AfghanHistory   (1222 words)

  
 Kabul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
KABUL, Afghanistan - An outbreak of cholera in the Afghan capital has killed at least eight people, is feared to have infected more than 2,000 others and is on the verge of turning into an epidemic, Fred Hartman, a senior epidemiologist working to stem the spread of the disease, warned Tuesday.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - An outbreak of cholera in the Afghan capital has killed at least eight people, is feared to have infected more than 2,000 others and is on the verge of turning into an epidemic, a senior epidemiologist working to stem the spread of the disease warned Tuesday.
KABUL -- An outbreak of cholera in the Afghan capital has killed at least eight people, is feared to have infected more than 2,000 others and is on the verge of turning into an epidemic, a senior epidemiologist working to stem the spread of the disease warned yesterday.
www.infothis.com /find/Kabul   (1536 words)

  
 List of themed timelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Timeline is a 1999 science fiction novel by Michael Crichton
Timeline is a 2003 film based on the novel.
General: List of years in science, Timeline of scientific discoveries, Timeline of scientific experiments, Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand
www.casimiro.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_themed_timelines.html   (252 words)

  
 CNN.com - Timeline: The history of Afghanistan - September 24, 2001
CNN.com - Timeline: The history of Afghanistan - September 24, 2001
Afghan forces fight fervently against British forces, and by 1843 the nation reasserts its independence.
Mass killings, arrests and tortures ensue, and the Afghan guerrilla (Mujahidin) movement is born.
edition.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/central/09/24/ret.afghan.timeline   (1118 words)

  
 CONK! Encyclopedia: Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Timelines are representations of historical events in chronological sequence.
General: List of years in science, Timeline of scientific discoveries, Timeline of scientific experiments, Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand, Timeline of Islamic science and technology, Timeline of Polish science and technology
Timeline Wall Chart of Evolution, Culture and Knowledge: 13,7 billion years of history
www.conk.com /search/encyclopedia.cgi?q=Timeline   (385 words)

  
 The Taliban
Many Afghans, weary of conflict and anarchy, were relieved to see corrupt and often brutal warlords replaced by the devout Taliban, who had some success in eliminating corruption, restoring peace, and allowing commerce to resume.
The Deobandi schools in Afghan refugee camps, however, are often run by inexperienced and semi-literate mullahs.
On December 22, 2001, Hamid Karzai, an Afghan tribal leader, was sworn in as interim chairman of the government.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban.html   (1631 words)

  
 Taliban Timeline
Afghan leaders represent 4 factions: the Northern Alliance; the "Rome Group," representing former Afghan King Mohammad Zahir Shah; the "Peshawar Group," representing Afghan refugees in Pakistan; and the "Cyprus Group," representing an Iranian-backed group of Afghan exiles.
5 Hamid Karzai, an Afghan tribal leader, is chosen to head an interim government by the delegates in Bonn.
On June 16, four Afghan civilians are killed by a roadside bomb in Kunduz.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1744 words)

  
 Afghanistan: Strategic Crossroads Through the Millenia
Pathan history, from a group seeking to unite all Pathans into one nation, "Pukhtunistan".
Afghan Geography and related material from John Blackburn, Washington and Lee Univ.
Afghan Voice, appears to be related to Northern Alliance (and hence anti-Pakistan)
www.alaska.net /~fritzf/worldnews/afghanistan.htm   (934 words)

  
 Kabul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1826 the throne was claimed by Dost Mohammed, but it was taken by the British army in 1839 (see Afghan Wars), who installed the unpopular puppet Shah Shuja.
After the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, it became the capital of the Afghan Transitional Administration.
Afghan National Museum, notably displaying an impressive statue of Surya excavated at Khair Khana.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/K/Kabul.htm   (1352 words)

  
 Articles - Afghanistan timeline 1896-1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the fighting in Kafiristan, the Afghans have captured twenty-five forts at an admitted loss of 1,500 killed and wounded.
On the Pamir frontier the surrender of the Darwaz district of Bakhura to the Afghans up to the Amu Darya, as agreed upon between Russia and Britain, is completed.
Some suspicions that Abdor Rahman is acting unfaithfully towards the British are entirely dispelled by his loyal attitude in refusing to aid the rebel tribesmen engaged in the frontier war, or even to sympathize with them.
www.gaple.com /articles/Afghanistan_timeline_1896-1900   (1769 words)

  
 September 11, 2001 attacks article - September 11, 2001 attacks Timeline Background history Planning execution ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist suicide attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001.
The combined attack of September 11 on the World Trade Center was the deadliest act of terrorism against the United States and one of the deadliest attacks of asymmetric warfare in history.
After the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, an abandoned videotape was purportedly discovered in Kabul, the Afghan capital, showing bin Laden discussing the attacks and claiming foreknowledge of the attacks.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/September_11,_2001_attacks   (4635 words)

  
 Center for Cooperative Research
Several new entries have been added to the Iraq timeline and a new category has been added on prewar aerial attacks against strategic targets in the Iraq "no-fly" zones.
Entity relationships have been added to the 911 timeline (except for the “day of 9/11” timeline).
Now, by clicking the name of an entity mentioned in a timeline entry, you can view a chronology of all events in which that entity was an active participant.
cooperativeresearch.org /timeline.jsp?...   (539 words)

  
 Category:Timelines - Definition, explanation
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 Afghanistan timeline September 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A car bomb was detonated in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan, killing more than 30 Afghans.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai was the target of an assassination attempt, prompting him to replace his Afghan bodyguards with U.S. special forces.
This page was last modified 16:41, 1 May 2005.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Afghanistan_timeline_September_2002   (111 words)

  
 Timeline Of Afghan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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