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They were sentenced to four- and two-year imprisonments respectively, under three charges including unlawful association in October 2017 for assisting journalists who were visiting the area and for allegedly helping the ethnic bloc the Northern Alliance spread wrongful information. A Kachin farmer Laphai ...
After 9/11, President Mohammad Khatami was the first Muslim foreign leader to express condolences. Iranians held American flags at candlelight vigils—and did not burn them. In Afghanistan Iran supported Washington against the Taliban and helped the U.S. with the Northern Alliance. But the moment President George W.

Spence and his fellow soldiers traveled by horseback and donkey with Northern Alliance forces, taking part in fighting that captured Mazar-i-Sharif, the fourth largest city in Afghanistan and the first city captured by U.S. forces. Spence joined the Army in November 1986 after graduating from North Marion ...
The Northern Alliance was mounted on horseback and the Americans had to learn to ride to fight with them. In about six weeks, Summers' team and the Northern Alliance routed the Taliban in Mazar-i-Sharif, a city in northern Afghanistan. They were part of a larger operation that toppled the Taliban ...
By Lawi Weng 2 April 2018. China has warned Northern Alliance members with armed forces based near the Chinese border in northern Shan State not to cooperate with the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), according to border sources. The Northern Alliance is a block of seven armed ethnic groups. It is also ...
By Nyein Nyein 29 March 2018. CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The northeastern-based ethnic alliance the Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee (FPNCC) seeks further support from China in Myanmar's peace process, according to a statement it released on Wednesday. The FPNCC stated that China's ...

Just the other week, when a veteran of the War in Afghanistan was part of our presentation in Mobile, Alabama on groups and strategies, his discussion of the Northern Alliance and first hand encounters had the audience of professors and graduate students paying close attention. Some vets are liberal, but ...
October-November 2001 - After US bombardment as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom, the Taliban lose Afghanistan to US and Northern Alliance forces. December 2006 - Senior Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Osmani is killed in an airstrike by the United States. December 11, 2007 - Afghan ...
In retrospect, knowing what we know about outside support for both the Taliban and the Northern Alliance during that period, the 1999 declaration looks absurd. Bringing us back to the present, why is Uzbekistan only now re-engaging in the swirl of international diplomacy surrounding Afghanistan?
12 Strong This telling of a remarkable military campaign, in which Americans joined forces with the Northern Alliance to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban, suffers from an over-fictionalized story and the length and sameness of the scenes. But Chris Hemsworth is an appealing hero and Navid Negahban is ...
But the majority and dominance of Northern Alliance in Afghan government did not accept the warm gesture of Pakistan. Northern Alliance apparently has bent down towards India and Russia. Its dominance in coalition government doesn't let president Ashraf Ghani enlarge a hand of friendship and ...
The UWSA wants to sign alongside other ethnic armed groups who are fellow members of the Northern Alliance: the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), Kachin Independence Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), Arakan Army (AA) and Shan State Progress Party. “A dialogue ...
Taliban's relations with Uzbekistan have been tense because of its support to the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, according to Taliban leader, who served during the Taliban rule in 1996-2001. A Taliban political representative also said Uzbekistan has not extended any invitation to the political office, adding ...
Dr Emma Banks, CEO of Datatrial, explained: “We were delighted to be invited to be part of both the Northern Alliance and iMatch bids to develop ATTCs and thrilled that both bids to Innovate UK were successful. “Being part of the ATTC is an important opportunity for our latest software launch Nucleus and ...
The EU Commission has presented a package of measures to deepen the Capital Markets Union with a focus on sustainable finance, innovative financial services (Fintech) and crowdfunding. The latest package is the first in a series of interventions on behalf of the EU executive in the struggle to make the ...
The AA began not in Rakhine but in conflict-torn Kachin state, where the group forms part of the Chinese-backed, United Wa State Army (UWSA)-dominated Northern Alliance. However its militants are much better armed and organized than the ARSA, and observers believe the group was almost certainly ...
A 'Northern Alliance' has emerged against the Eurozone's political integration. Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and the two non-Eurozone members – Sweden and Denmark – issued on Tuesday a joint statement opposing the cluster of reforms proposed by President Emmanuel ...

The newly released movie 12 Strong is a powerful, realistic portrayal of our Special Forces—on horseback—liberating Afghanistan from the Taliban in the days following 9/11. The campaign combined the Northern Alliance with U.S. Special Forces and U.S. airpower retaliating against radical Islam's ...
“The Northern Alliance is destroying peace and disturbing the public.” Last year, a rocket-propelled grenade hit a KBZ Bank branch in the town of Muse, also in northern Shan State. The Myanmar military blamed the Northern Alliance for that assault. But ethnic rebels routinely reject such accusations.
The Tatmadaw's attacks killed one civilian banana plantation worker and wounded three others on Wednesday, according to the Northern Alliance. Col Naw Bu confirmed that some civilians had been wounded. The Northern Alliance is a bloc of armed ethnic groups including the KIA, TNLA, AA, and ...
Neil Watson, Northern Alliance co-director and director of pharmacy at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be working with a range of industry partners, including Datatrial, who will be invaluable in supporting the accelerated adoption of ...
TrakCel, the industry-leading software developer for cell and gene therapy supply chain tracking and orchestration, announces it will be the organization responsible for tracking and documentation of cell and gene therapy products for the Northern Alliance Advanced Therapies Treatment Centre.
The Northern Alliance is a partnership of advanced therapies companies, NHS organisations and academic groups in the North of England and Scotland. Comprising 20 organisations, the partnership will be led by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Scottish National Blood ...
The Taliban's enmity towards Russia was enduring, says Kate Clark of the Afghanistan Analysts Network: "The Taliban always castigated the Northern Alliance for dealing with Russia," she says. It may be that now Russian and Taliban interests are becoming more closely aligned, she speculates.
“The Northern Alliance is working hard to help fill these posts. We are told there will be more doctors and healthcare professionals but it's not clear where from,” says Tasker. “Our Alliance and many others have increased the number of trainee places but this won't fix the problem any time soon; the extra ...
Hemsworth, as Nelson, leads the team into rugged terrain as they convince Northern Alliance General Abdul Rashid Dostum to partner with American forces against the Taliban. “In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans – accustomed to state-of-the-art warfare ...
“To see the horse charges on screen was startling because I watched them being filmed.” He said other surprises included the accuracy of the costuming and the caliber of the actors hired to play both the Northern Alliance and Taliban soldiers. Stanton got his first look at the completed film in late November ...
It's called 12 Strong and is based on Doug Stanton's book The Horse Soldiers, the nickname of the Army's Fifth Special Forces unit, which rode on horseback with Afghan Northern Alliance fighters to win a strategically important early battle. 12 Strong has an asset uncommon to most modern war movies: It ...
Although fighting between the Arakan Army/United League of Arakan (AA/ULA) and Tatmadaw in Paletwa ceased, the conflict between Northern Alliance members and the Tatmadaw further escalated. The fighting in Kachin continues to produce high casualties on the Ethnic Armed Organization (EAO) side ...
He added that the Northern Alliance, which was set up last year by five MATs in the region, could "sit around a table" to talk about creating an extended pay scale. Libby Nicholas, chief executive of Astrea, another trust in the alliance, told Tes: "Collaborative groups like the Northern Alliance already share ...
For weeks, they galloped alongside a faction of the Northern Alliance and beat the britches off a much larger Taliban force. It was an extraordinary display of unconventional warfare. By mid-November, the Taliban had abandoned Kabul, and Osama Bin Laden was hightailing it to Tora Bora. Were the War ...
The movie is set shortly after 9/11, and focuses on a group of American soldiers who join up with the Northern Alliance to battle the Taliban. And as the title implies, Hemsworth will travel across the desert atop a faithful steed (which you can see right here). Joining Hemsworth in his war against terrorism are ...
This was the main reason that in the Bonn Conference the ruling power was conferred to warlords of minority groups especially Northern Alliance. This was in fact an indicator of poor thinking of the US about state building and stabilization goals in Afghanistan. Unwisely, the US heavily relied on warlords of ...
In the early days of the conflict, Moscow hoped that the U.S. would be able to help the Northern Alliance defeat the Taliban and bring a measure of stability to the country. It was even willing to help. At the same time, the Kremlin worried tremendously that U.S. operations in Afghanistan, and the bases and ...
In November, the joint forces of the KIA, TNLA, AA and MNDAA — the four members of the Northern Alliance at the time — launched an attack near the Muse trading zone and took control of a part of Mongko Township for about a week. The Tatmadaw retaliated with its air force, destroying a church and ...
A few months later, on September 9, Putin called Bush to warn urgently about the implications of the assassination that day of Ahmed Shah Massoud, a leader of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance in Afghanistan. Russian intelligence officials believed Massoud's assassination portended the start of a ...
The report, authored by chartered accountant Northern Alliance, reveals widespread financial frailty within leading independent film companies from the production, distribution and sales sector. Titled 'The Corporate Finance Of SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the UK Film Industry', the report ...
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee (FPNCC) is an organisation representing seven groups of the Northern Alliance. They are: United Wa State Party/United Wa State Army, Kachin Independence Organization/Kachin Independence Army, Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State ...
Fighters of the two ethnic groups, which are both members of the FPNCC or the so-called Northern Alliance, clashed Tuesday near Mine Yin village tract in Namtu township in northern Shan State. “We've been told that it was an accident. Accidents can happen if two forces are close to each other,” said U ...
Fighting may break out everywhere.” The PSLF/TNLA is a member of the Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee (FPNCC), which is led by the United Wa State Party/United Wa State Army (UWSA/UWSP). Also known as the Northern Alliance, the FPNCC has declared that it is willing to ...
Following the recent split in the main Northern alliance, a member of that political strand hailing from the `land of singing fish', decided to throw in his lot with the Green party for the sheer survival at Diyawanna. He sent in feelers to the Green party one after another without avail and finally collared the Green ...
Finally, with the Afghan problem, the Pashtun factor in the form of marginalisation of their hold over power and the emergence of Tajik-Uzbek led northern alliance is also a stark reality. Non-Pashtuns in Afghanistan blame majority of the Pashtuns of being part of the problem rather than part of their solution ...
How to recognize them? If Americans strike Taliban targets they may help ISIS. If they hit the forces of the former Northern Alliance, Taliban and ISIS will gain from that. I cannot even imagine how they are going to implement that operation,” Omar Nessar says. He thinks that such operation will drive all those ...
Education Secretary John Swinney has previously pointed to the Northern Alliance, a current regional collaborative across the Highlands and Islands, as an example of the success that these collaboratives could bring, though the Education and Skills committee today was warned that not enough was ...
Clashes broke out on Tuesday night between members of the Northern Alliance armed groups the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) in Namtu Township, according to local sources. Two army officers from the SSA-N, the armed wing of the Shan State ...
But later the NLD had to yield to the military's wish to leave out the Northern Alliance members of the Kokang, Palaung or Ta'ang and Arakan ...
Even more pleasing was news of the new Northern Alliance of five prominent academy trusts, which have committed to working together to ...
However, that looks unlikely to happen now as both the UNFC and the Northern Alliance stick to their existing positions. The UNFC is ...
With intervention and mediation by the Chinese government, this northern alliance attended the second meeting of Union Peace Conference, ...
There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum, played by Navid Negahban, to join forces with them to ...


 

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