Loading...
  • Herat
  • HERAT, Afghanistan, 7 October 2014 - The temperature is over 37°C (98°F) in this ancient city in western Afghanistan, but the young men standing in line in front of a police recruitment centre don't seem to mind the heat. (unicef.org)
  • HERAT, Afghanistan, 12 March 2014 - Bibi Gul Momand is a trained midwife. (unicef.org)
  • HERAT, Afghanistan, 30 October 2013 - When you enter Tajrabavi Girls School in Herat, your eyes are drawn to the shiny, pastel-green pipes that skirt the new sink, and the sparkle of the water droplets that dance about as children drink clean water and wash their hands and faces. (unicef.org)
  • Farah is located in western Afghanistan, close to Herat and Iran, although it lacks a direct road connection with the latter. (wikipedia.org)
  • FINCA Afghanistan began lending operations in the city of Herat on February 24, 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recognizing that these needs were not limited to Herat, FINCA initiated an ambitious long-term expansion plan to spread across Afghanistan, beginning with Kabul and Nangarhar in 2005, followed by Balkh, Laghman, Kunar and Parwan in 2006, and Kunduz in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dara, Afghanistan is a village in Afghanistan, located in the mountains nearly midway between Herat and Kabul at 34° 16'N and 66°16 E Its mountainous location causes temperature variations from -20°c to 11 °C. most precipitation occurs in the Winter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kabul
  • KABUL, Afghanistan, 24 April 2014 - The sounds of car horns and the jingle of colourfully decorated trucks coming from Pakistan fill the dusty air as Afghan soldiers stand guard at the busy Pul-e-Charkhi checkpoint into Kabul city. (unicef.org)
  • In the harsh Afghan winter, barely getting by KABUL, Afghanistan, 12 February 2014 - Winter is always the most difficult time for Fereshta and her family. (unicef.org)
  • KABUL, Afghanistan, 18 December 2013 - Before arriving at the Charahi Qambar camp for internally displaced people, 16-year-old Agha LaLay had never attended school. (unicef.org)
  • KABUL, Afghanistan, 28 October 2013 - Before the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Shaima Alkozai feared only one thing more than the regime's harsh punishment: the fate of the millions of girls around her growing up without an education. (unicef.org)
  • Resuming activities in 1989 from a new base in Peshawar, Pakistan, CARE delivered assistance to Afghanistan from across the border until 2002 when it shifted its main office back to Kabul. (care.org)
  • The only city in Afghanistan with over a million residents is its capital, Kabul . (wikipedia.org)
  • Internet in Afghanistan began in 2002 after the Karzai administration took office in Kabul . (wikipedia.org)
  • Up from five functional internet service providers (ISPs) in 2003, Afghanistan supported twenty-two internet hosts and seven main ISPs, and a growing number of internet cafés and telekiosks (public access points located in post offices and at Kabul International Airport ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Taliban official in Tony Kushner's play, Homebody Kabul , which is set in 1998, has no doubt that Afghanistan is "not a place for sightseeing. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Its headquarters is in Kabul, Afghanistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taliban
  • Secretary of Defense Mattis Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan There was reportedly a Taliban bombing at a U.S. base the same day as his visit. (nymag.com)
  • 4 Americans Killed in Suicide Attack on NATO Base in Afghanistan The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing. (nymag.com)
  • The Taliban Was Disappointed in the First Presidential Debate Not enough talk about Afghanistan. (nymag.com)
  • The U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan for more than 16 years, and mostly against the Taliban, a group that exists in large part due to the intelligence services of Afghan neighbor Pakistan. (pbs.org)
  • So Obama has established high benchmarks for victory in Afghanistan-particularly, a working government and a functional military that can handle the Taliban and other challenges. (motherjones.com)
  • Since the pipeline was to pass through Afghanistan, it was necessary to work with the Taliban. (wikipedia.org)
  • http://articles.latimes.com/2010/mar/07/world/la-fg-afghan-ghost-town7-2010mar07 "U.S. Marines advance in southern Afghanistan" Mujib Mashal Afghanistan Forces Struggle to Hold Firm Against Taliban in South: "Four districts, including Musa Qala and Nawzad, that were the focus of thousands of American and coalition troops during the 2010 surge are under Taliban control. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • NILI, Afghanistan, 18 November 2017 - For 23-year-old Fatima, it took the death of one child to spark a simple but transformational change, to convince the whole village to start using toilets and improve the health of many young lives. (unicef.org)
  • Afghanistan's Central Statistics Organization (CSO) stated in 2011 that the total number of Afghans living inside Afghanistan was about 26 million and by 2017 it reached 29.2 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Afghans
  • In addition to its community-based work, CARE Afghanistan advocates with and on behalf of vulnerable and marginalized Afghans for national and international policies that support and protect their interests and maximize their chances to break out of the cycle of poverty. (care.org)
  • While in Afghanistan in April of last year, I was often interrogated by Afghans about what seemed to them the "white people's" peculiarly inordinate interest in the Buddha statues of Bamiyan. (travelandleisure.com)
  • 1979
  • CARE first established its mission in Afghanistan in 1961, but suspended activities after the Russian invasion of 1979. (care.org)
  • In the opening times of the Soviet Afghan war (1979-1988), Kunar province saw some of the first rebellions against the communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iraq
  • More than 1,300 U.S. men fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan have suffered devastating injuries to the genitals, affecting self-esteem and identity. (pbs.org)
  • mountains
  • Asadabad is in a mountainous region of the Hindu Kush mountains about 13 km (eight miles) northwest of the Pakistani border and 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • displaced people
  • UNHCR's work in the country includes coordinating with the authorities to ensure returns to Afghanistan takes place in voluntary, safe, gradual and dignified manner, and that displaced people are protected. (unhcr.org)
  • Strategy
  • Trump Says New Afghanistan Strategy Is to Stop Announcing Afghanistan Strategy He offered few details, saying, "America's enemies must never know our plans or believe they can wait us out. (nymag.com)
  • Trump Compared Afghanistan Policy Review to 21 Club Renovation: Report He suggested replacing the top general, but experts say the issue is he hasn't approved a new strategy. (nymag.com)
  • Gibbs noted that Obama had yet to see McChrystal's review, but he said over and over that the Afghanistan war had been "under-resourced" for years by the Bush-Cheney administration and that "it takes a long time to implement" a change in strategy. (motherjones.com)
  • stability
  • In November 2006, this grant was augmented by $10 million through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of an $80 million rural microfinance project to promote development and stability in Afghanistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • refugee
  • As a refugee, without work prospects, he returned to Afghanistan and opened a cell-phone repair shop - a highly valued profession in a place where cell-phones are not easily replaced. (truthout.org)
  • western
  • The few Western reporters who have braved formidable difficulties to get into Afghanistan tell of a grim and relentless conflict that - while involving occasional acts of terror from both sides - is increasingly marked by pervasive and ruthless measures from the Soviets. (csmonitor.com)
  • They couldn't square the Western concern for art and cultural heritage with the wretchedness of contemporary Afghanistan. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Attacks
  • The American bombing of Afghanistan began on October 7 last year, almost a month after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. (travelandleisure.com)
  • After September 11 attacks some people came to believe that a possible motivation for the attacks included justifying the invasions of Afghanistan as well as geostrategic interests such as the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline project. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • that we have a government in Afghanistan that is self-sufficient, that we have a security force in that country that's able to deal with the challenges that are presented to it. (motherjones.com)
  • He now traveled to Afghanistan as an exporter of carpets, and saw the country with the eyes of a businessman. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Note that most of the character names are written in Japanese the same way the country they represent is written, only with a katakana emphasis on the "-tan" suffix Afghanis-tan (あふがにすタン, Afuganisu-tan, represents Afghanistan) The protagonist of the series, an unfortunate girl surrounded by neighbors with strong personalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • turn
  • This poses a dilemma for him: can he simultaneously keep Democrats from open rebellion by promising that Afghanistan won't turn into a Vietnam-like sinkhole, while preserving GOP support by standing firm on the war? (motherjones.com)
  • plan
  • Report: Trump Is Considering Erik Prince's Plan to Privatize the Afghanistan War The Blackwater founder is pushing a plan to replace soldiers with contractors and Trump is warming to it. (nymag.com)
  • military
  • Several weeks ago, site co-founder Sharon Weinberger and I started pestering the military about the decision to send a microwave heat ray gun to Afghanistan . (wired.com)
  • page
  • اسمار, Afghanistan - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates Ganga Prasad Tripathi Indo-Afghan relations, 1882-1907 - 1973- Page 71 "Abdur Rahman, on his part regarded Asmar as part of Kunar, forming the frontier of Afghanistan in the direction of Chitral. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • Afghanistan was given legal control of the " .af " domain in 2003, and the Afghanistan Network Information Center (AFGNIC) was established to administer domain names. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asked if the situation in Afghanistan was spiraling out of control, Gibbs replied that McChrystal's review had concluded "the situation is quite serious but the war is indeed winnable. (motherjones.com)
  • life
  • War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it's not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders who recently visited Washington. (pbs.org)
  • Read
  • There are many reasons I left, some of which I am still coming to understand - Anand Gopal's book No Good Men Among the Living has helped me reconcile these reasons more than any of the many books I've read on Afghanistan. (truthout.org)
  • project
  • pdf) The Helmand Valley Project in Afghanistan: A.I.D. Evaluation Special Study No. 18 C Clapp-Wicek & E Baldwin, U.S. Agency for International Development, published December 1983 Phillips, Michael M. (2009-05-23). (wikipedia.org)