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August 20, 2017
A U.S. soldier keeps watch in the Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province of Afganistan in this January 26, 2008 file photo. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood). WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump would address the nation on his AfghanistanÃâÃÂ ...
January 7, 2015
There has been an increase in tacit agreements (for instance, in Zormat district in Paktia Province where I was embedded for two summers), between ANA, ANUP, and local insurgent commanders, whether Taliban, Haqqani network, or local criminal gangs. These agreements still leave ANSF in control ofÃâÃÂ ...
September 4, 2013
ZORMAT, PAKTIA — It is the early morning on the route connecting Gardez with the little town of Zormat, when a U.S. supply convoy is abruptly halted — an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has been discovered on the road. Because of the ... Signs of improvement can also been seen in Zormat district. On an inspectionÃâÃÂ ...
May 5, 2013
PAKTIA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Marsh, a joint The day wound on and several reports of the growing possibility of follow-on attacks came in, but the Bulldog troops stayed ready. Then, without warning, the silence was broken again with sounds of gunfire. Only this time it wasÃâÃÂ ...
Christian Science Monitor
February 4, 2010
Paktia Province, Afghanistan — US officials put a lot of hope last year in Haji Rashid, an up-and-coming community leader in the Zormat district of Afghanistan's Paktia province. They considered Rashid a unifying figure who was capable of bringing together about a dozen tribes in the area to work inÃâÃÂ ...