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The country is also home to US military bases, and it is stockpiling missiles, military aircraft, and other modern weapons.
... such as this one in Puyallup, Wash., was a favorite of Todd Parnell. When at The Diamond, he launched himself out of a cannon behind second base into a net at home plate. ... He died June 1, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered from ...

In another attack at the base in 2009, 13 people were killed by army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan, who had said he was angry about being deployed to Afghanistan and wanted to protect Islamic and Taliban leaders from U.S.
Saudi Arabia and Iran, both competitors for regional domination, supported the feuding Afghan factions. The Taliban's first major military activity came in 1994 when they marched northward from Maiwand and captured Kandahar. ... A similar Islamist ...
Afghan election violence april 6 Enlarge. A man who was shot in the chest while on his way to vote is loaded into an ambulance at Camp Maiwand, an Afghan National Army base, on April 5, 2014 near Pul-e Alam, Afghanistan. (Scott Olson/Getty Images).
PUL-E ALAM, Afghanistan - APRIL 01: Haji Niyaz Mohammad Amirii (R), provincial governor of Logar Province, greets community and Afghan Natonal Security Forces (ANSF) leaders following a shura at forward operating base (FOB) Maiwand on April 1 ...

"That could be a million down the drain, and if you multiply that by hundreds of bases, you're talking big bucks." SIGAR said ... 4, 2013: U.S. Army soldiers watch garbage burn in a burn pit at forward operating base Azzizulah in Maiwand district ...
The British encountered further setbacks during the Second Afghan War (1878-1880), most notably defeat at the Battle of Maiwand in southern Afghanistan, when nearly 1,000 soldiers out of a force of 2,500 were wiped out. Yet London managed to achieve ...
Taliban attack Afghan Army base in Kapisa At least four Afghan national ... According to Azimi, another two militants were killed in Maiwand district of Kandahar province, while 7 others were killed in Qarabagh district of Ghazni province. Afghan ...
The Taliban's information arm issued a statement Thursday to followers in Kandahar congratulating its fighters in the rural districts of Panjwaii, Zharey, Dand, Maiwand and Shah Wali Kot claiming that Canada has been defeated and has now fled the ...
The Taliban's information arm issued a statement Thursday to followers in Kandahar congratulating its fighters in the rural districts of Panjwaii, Zharey, Dand, Maiwand and Shah Wali Kot claiming that Canada has been defeated and has now fled the ...
215th Maiwand Military Crops commander Gen Mohammad Nasim Sangin, who confirmed the blast and the casualties, told the Afghan that another three militants were killed and five others wounded during a clash with the troops in Greshk district.
215th Maiwand Military Crops commander Gen Mohammad Nasim Sangin, who confirmed the blast and the casualties, told the Afghan that another three militants were killed and five others wounded during a clash with the troops in Greshk district.
We have, you know, closed a lot of bases over the past year or two or three. If you go back a couple of years, we had 800 or so pieces of tactical infrastructure, FOBs [forward operating base] and COPs [combat outpost]) and bases, and now we're down to ...
In a related incident, three Afghan youths were killed while four others wounded when a rocket fired by the Taliban landed in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday evening, spokesman for provincial government Jawed Faisal said ...
Master Sgt. James Oliver earned a Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement as the Maiwand district Team noncommissioned officer in charge and Regional Command South Stability Division liaison officer, forward operating base Pasab, Kandahar ...
We have, you know, closed a lot of bases over the past year or two or three. If you go back a couple of years, we had 800 or so pieces of tactical infrastructure, FOBs [forward operating base] and COPs [combat outpost]) and bases, and now we're down to ...

In a related incident, three Afghan youths were killed while four others wounded when a rocket fired by the Taliban landed in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday evening, spokesman for provincial government Jawed Faisal said ...
Master Sgt. James Oliver earned a Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement as the Maiwand district Team noncommissioned officer in charge and Regional Command South Stability Division liaison officer, forward operating base Pasab, Kandahar ...
forward operating base AZIZULLAH, Afghanistan - With its stripped buildings and empty barracks, the American side of this three-year-old outpost near Kandahar was on the cusp of turnover to the Afghan Army in late October.
In May, 10 of them were discovered buried in shallow graves near the American base in Nerkh. Two months after the bodies were found, a U.N.
In May, 10 of them were discovered buried in shallow graves near the American base in Nerkh. Two months after the bodies were found, a U.N.
Medevac crew members with 4th Platoon, Charlie Company, out of Fort Riley, Kan., eat dinner together in their dining and recreation area on forward operating base Pasab, Afghanistan, on Oct. 22, 2013. Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes. Lightbox link ...
Koshka was a stray when she struck up a friendship with Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott at a base in southern Afghanistan's Maiwand district near a village called Hutal. To Knott, the appoximately 2-month-old kitten was a pleasant reminder of life at home in ...
Koshka was a stray when she struck up a friendship with Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott at a base in southern Afghanistan's Maiwand district near a village called Hutal. To Knott, the appoximately 2-month-old kitten was a pleasant reminder of life at home in ...
Kandahar AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - As Afghan National Security Forces assume more control over their own security, they are taking responsibility of more forward operating bases and combat outposts through proper military operations. During a transition ...
U.S. troops stop a man to search him while on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a nearby village) in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, February 1, 2013. Reuters/Andrew Burton. Kabul (Reuters) - Afghanistan said ...
BAND E TIMOR, Afghanistan - AUGUST 6: A British army soldier from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment secures the helicopter landing strip (HLS) during operation Southern Beast on August 6, 2008 in Maywand district in Kandahar province ...
U.S. Marines patrol through a poppy field on their way to Patrol Base Mohmon in the Lui Tal district of Helmand province, Afghanistan on April 17, 2012.
U.S. Marines patrol through a poppy field on their way to Patrol Base Mohmon in the Lui Tal district of Helmand province, Afghanistan on April 17, 2012.
U.S. Army soldiers watch garbage burn in a burn pit at forward operating base Azzizulah in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 4, 2013.
These discoveries came before the (US) Green Beret "A-Team" was forced by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to vacate their base in April last year. "After a thorough discussion, it became clear that armed ... In a more recent set of incidents, several ...
These discoveries came before the (US) Green Beret "A-Team" was forced by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to vacate their base in April last year. "After a thorough discussion, it became clear that armed ... In a more recent set of incidents, several ...
In April, ODA 3124 withdrew from Nerkh. Shortly thereafter, according to Afghan government accounts, a shepherd located human remains near the team's former base perimeter, prompting villagers to dig in the area. ... In a more recent set of incidents ...
Staff Sgt. Patrick H. Quinn, 26, of Quarryville, PA, died Oct. 13, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, when the enemy attacked his base with small arms fire. Spc. Angel L. Lopez, 27, of Parma, OH, died Oct. 5, in Zabul province, Afghanistan, when enemy ...
US troops stop a man to search him while on patrol near a command outpost in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, February 1, 2013.
US troops stop a man to search him while on patrol near a command outpost in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, February 1, 2013.
Malalai does not appear in any British account of the Battle of Maiwand, but if Afghan sources are accurate, her actions led to the British Empire's greatest defeat in a pitched battle in the course of the 19th century.
Malalai does not appear in any British account of the Battle of Maiwand, but if Afghan sources are accurate, her actions led to the British Empire's greatest defeat in a pitched battle in the course of the 19th century.
In the area south of forward operating base Azizulla, Killer Troop, 3rd Squadron, CTF Dragoon identified insurgent activity and enemy emplacements of improvised explosive devices and weapons caches.
While writing a history of the first Western colonial intrusion into the region, I heard many stories about the woman Malala Yousafzai is named after: Malalai of Maiwand. For most Pashtuns, the name conjures up not a brave teenage supporter of ... Wafa ...
Malalai does not appear in any British account of the Battle of Maiwand, but if Afghan sources are accurate, her actions led to the British Empire's greatest defeat in a pitched battle in the course of the 19th century.
A Stryker captain from Joint Base Lewis-McChord who lost both legs and his right arm to a mine in Afghanistan last year celebrated his first "Alive Day" this week.
Reuters U.S. troops are seen on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a nearby village) in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, February 1, 2013.
Reuters U.S. troops are seen on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a nearby village) in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, February 1, 2013.
When the First Infantry Brigade was defeated at Maiwand in 1880, the British army abandoned Farangi and retreated to Kandahar.
The base itself has grown organically over the past decade, a confusing mishmash of streets, roads, gravel parking lots, and drainage ditches.
Founded in 1983, Ahli Bank has seen a rapid growth in the Qatari market over the last 30 years, with an ever-widening client base and consistent market performance. It is part of the Ahli United Banking Group, which has a ... United Bank of Albania ...
... with vast business outlays spanning Anglophone West Africa and the UK. The bank presently has an asset base of over NGN1.7trn, shareholder funds of over NGN280bn and employs over 5,0.


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