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When I went back to Afghanistan in 2009 for another year, this time in Wardak province, things had changed. No longer was it a few brigades stuck out in some dusty outposts on a mountaintop.
Afghan villagers watch as US soldiers from the 82nd airborne's Bravo Company search a house for suspected Taliban and al-Qaida forces in the central part of the Baghran river valley during the finishing stages of "Operation Viper" in Helmand province ...
... US Army General David McKiernan, the top US and NATO Commander in Afghanistan, right, listen to Afghan governors and local officials during their visit to Forward Operating Base Airborne in the mountains of Wardak province, Afghanistan, May 8, 2009.
'The commuters were abducted in Jalrez district and reason for the abduction is unknown,' Mohammad Sardar Bakhtyari, a provincial council member in Wardak, said on Thursday adding that no efforts have been made to release those kidnapped yet.

... are killed and 77 US troops and 25 Afghan workers are wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber detonates a large vehicle-borne improvised explosive device at the entrance of Combat Outpost Sayed Abad, an ISAF base in Afghanistan's Wardak province.
The peace deal signed today by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Hezb-e Islami, and President Ashraf Ghani, has been hailed by the Afghan government as the first major peace achievement of the last fifteen years. .... or other iterations of government ...
Ja Jaan, a member of the Afghan national police, was traveling home from his job in the provincial capital of southern Uruzgan Province to spend a few days off with his family when he came under attack from the Taliban. "I was armed, and I knew that I ...
At least six members of the Haqqani network, including two senior commanders, involved in a brutal suicide attack on the convoy of Afghan police cadets in June have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan's central Maidan Wardak province.
General John Nicholson, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support and US forces-Afghanistan, characterized the fact that 30 percent of the Afghan population is controlled or contested by the Taliban as a "positive" development, as the Taliban is ...
That year Hezb-I-Islami loyalists also lobbied then-President Hamid Karzai to expel U.S. special forces soldiers from parts of volatile Wardak province following allegations that they were responsible for abusing and killing civilians. The agreement ...
On Thursday morning, four of those aircraft were delivered to the Shaheen Military Corps in northern Balk province. Presiding over the ... Abdul Wahab Wardak, who lauded the delivery as strengthening the Afghan Air force. Afghanistan has struggled to ...
I was deployed at the north-eastern province of Fayzabad in Afghanistan. In 2009 I was on the Provincial Reconstruction Team PRT in Logar and the last mission I took part in was at the turn of 2010 and 2011 near Kabul and in the Wardak province in ...
The couple were backpacking in Wardak province, an insurgent stronghold near Kabul, in late 2012 when they were kidnapped. ... The group threatened to kill Ms. Coleman, Mr. Boyle and the children if the Afghans followed through with the execution.
Kabul, Afghanistan - Afghan officials said airstrikes Thursday drove back Taliban fighters who had stormed into a southern provincial capital, triggering street clashes and sending government officials fleeing. The surprise assault on Tirin Kot ...
The husband, Joshua Boyle, 33, a Canadian, and the wife, Caitlan Coleman, 30, an American, were kidnapped in an area dominated by insurgents in Wardak province, south of Kabul. Ms. Coleman was pregnant with her first child at the time, officials said.

29, 2012, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, he received injuries sustained from five gunshot wounds from Afghan National Army soldiers.
After days of heavy fighting, the Taliban has taken control of another of the five districts in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, according to local authorities. The fighters seized the district of Khanabad, which connects Kunduz to Takhar and ...
Moscow (Sputnik) - The soldiers were killed in the provinces of Badghis, Ghazni, Helmand, Kunduz, Laghman, Maidan Wardak, Nuristan, Paktia and Uruzgan, Khaama Press said. Afghan alleged former Taliban fighters carry their weapons before handing ...
Kabul (Reuters) - The Afghan air force is limited not only by its size. Despite numbering only 130 aircraft, there are not enough pilots and crews to fly them all.
The advance began after heavy shelling and airstrikes by a United States-led coalition against IS forces, a Reuters correspondent reported from Wardak, 19 miles southeast of Mosul. The militants fought back, firing mortars at the advancing troops and ...
6, 2011, that 30 U.S. servicemen had perished overnight when a Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan's Wardak province. But a mother would have felt something, Keno thought, and she hadn't. Jared must be busy. This Week's Circulars. loading.
Five years ago, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter carrying 38 people - mostly Navy Seals based out of Virginia Beach - was shot down by enemy combatants in Wardak province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. All on board were killed. It is the deadliest single ...
Sgt. Hamburger was one of the 30 U.S. troop members killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan. According to the Nebraska National Guard, he died in Wardak province of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his CH-47 Chinook helicopter ...
The Taliban also claimed a similar attack only a month earlier that killed Sher Wali Wardak, another leading pro-government politician and serving lawmaker, near his home in Kabul.
For the second time in a matter of days, a high profile pro-government figure has been killed in an apparent targeted killing in Afghanistan on Sunday. Dr. Asadullah Hematyar, a former lawmaker from President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani's home province ...
All this makes it hard to pinpoint the territorial spread of Daesh outside of its stronghold in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, though there are reports it is also operational in Kunar, Logar and Wardak, with activities in Zabul, Northern ...
Islamabad, July 29 (KUNA) -- At least 57 insurgents including fighters belonging to so-called Islamic State were killed and scores other were wounded and arrested in fresh offensive in different provinces of Afghanistan, said Afghan Ministry of Defense ...
In over seven years of service as an active duty army officer, he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq and Wardak province, Afghanistan with 4thBrigade, 10thMountain Infantry Division. John graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2007.
In February, a Swedish aid group reported Afghan and international forces entering one of their clinics in the eastern province of Maidan Wardak. That raid, according to the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan, led to the execution of three people by ...
The protest was the second one of the year by Shiite Hazaras, a minority group seeking a power transmission line through their province to ensure electricity. An anonymous Afghan security officer reveals that a third bomber was killed by security ...
... tensione che avrebbe escluso le aree hazare delle province di Bamyan (quella dei Buddha giganti distrutti dall'iconoclastia del vecchio regime talebani) e Wardak; si tratta di un progetto a scala regionale, che dovrebbe collegare l'Afghanistan (e ...
Hazaras say they want the line to come through Bamyan and Wardak provinces, west of Kabul, where many Hazaras live, to ensure their power supply.
The government says the project already guarantees ample power to the provinces of Bamyan and Wardak, west of Kabul, where many Hazaras live, and denies accusations that it disadvantages Hazara people, a mainly Shia minority.
Muharram Ali Mohammadi, 38, from Wardak province, says he developed futsal for the disabled in Afghanistan. Having lost his right hand during Afghanistan's civil war in the 1990s, he now works as a futsal trainer at the International Red Cross gym. "I ...
An Afghan intelligence source told the BBC that an IS commander named Abo Ali had sent three jihadists from the Achen district of Nangarhar province to carry out the Kabul attack. The interior ministry said only one attacker had ... The demonstrators ...
ICRC orthopaedic centres KabulAli-Abad Orthopaedic Centre opened in 1988 and assists patients from Kabul, Parwan, Paghman, Logar, Bamiyan, Paktia, Wardak, and Ghazni provinces. It has about 350 workers, practically all of them disabled former ...
He said neither the provincial assembly nor the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had approved the enforcement of the Customs Act in Malakand.
The Austins have clear memories, though, of the pain they felt during the days after their son's vehicle was blown up on a road in Wardak province. It was on a Wednesday, his father ... He had been in Afghanistan only a month. Curt Austin was at work, ...
As investigators in Kabul and Ghor tried to piece the episode together, the conversation about her life and death once again brought to the fore the issue of child marriage and women's rights in Afghanistan. Despite years of effort to advance women's ...
In the episode, a ground patrol unit was "just off Route Georgia," which led from Pul-i-Alam, the district capital of the Logar Province, through the Wardak province. The route "went through ... wars were raging in Iraq and Afghanistan. I just felt ...
The Austins have clear memories, though, of the pain they felt during the days after their son's vehicle was blown up on a road in Wardak province. It was on a Wednesday, his father ... He had been in Afghanistan only a month. Curt Austin was at work, ...
An Afghan policeman on Monday guarded a morgue in Kabul where the body of Zahra, married, pregnant and said to be 14 - though some said 17 - was held after she died from burns.
In the episode, a ground patrol unit was "just off Route Georgia," which led from Pul-i-Alam, the district capital of the Logar Province, through the Wardak province. The route "went through ... wars were raging in Iraq and Afghanistan. I just felt ...
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) conducted cleanup and military operations in Nangarhar, Paktika, Wardak, Ghazni, Kandahar, Farah, Badakhshan, Takhar and Helmand provinces within the past 24 hours, killing 62 armed insurgents, wounding 28 ...
According to the statement released by the Ministry, the Afghan security forces deployed an operation in the provinces of Nangarhar, Paktika, Wardak, Ghazni, Kandahar, Farah, Badakhshan, Takhar and Helmand. The statement added that 28 rebels were ...
A statement from the Ministry said that the Afghan defense and security forces conducted offensive operations in Nangarhar, Paktika, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Kandahar, Farah, Badakhshan, Takhar and Helmand provinces during the past 24 hours.
In the past few years, 3rd MP special agents have investigated war crime allegations in Afghanistan's Wardak province, where bodies were found buried outside a base used by U.S.
In the past few years, 3rd MP special agents have investigated war crime allegations in Afghanistan's Wardak province, where bodies were found buried outside a base used by U.S.


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