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News Afghanistan » Nuristan: The Story Behind The Most Skilful Chopper Landing On A Rooftop In Afghan War

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

gave special recognition last week to pilot Larry Murphy for his recent skillful rooftop landing of his CH-47 helicopter to pick up Afghan Persons Under Custody during Operation Mountain Resolve in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province. Murphy, a 10-year ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: After long wait, Evesham veteran receives medal for bravery in Afghanistan

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

He said Wingard’s case was a special one. The Air Force lieutenant was deployed overseas in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan at Forward Operating Base Kala Gush on May 3, 2010, when a civilian contractor helicopter experienced mechanical problems and ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Entrance exams for Afghan Sandhurst Military Academy held in the East

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The entrance exam for the Afghan military academy, Afghan Sandhurst, was organized in East of Afghanistan where around 450 graduates ... added that the graduates had participated from Kunar, Nuristan, Laghman, and Nangarhar provinces.

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Nuristan, Afghanistan 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

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News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Drone strikes kill 3 IS militants in east of Afghanistan

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Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

PARUN, Afghanistan, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- At least three militants loyal to the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group were killed as an unmanned plane targeted their hideout in the eastern Nuristan province Sunday night, provincial government spokesman Sayed ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: 76 militants killed in Afghanistan

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Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

KABUL: At least 76 militants were killed in military operations conducted by the Afghan National Defence and Security Force members in the last 24 hours, across eight provinces in Afghanistan ... Laghman, Nuristan, Ghazni, Uruzgan, Herat, Faryab and ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Attacks on Remote Posts Highlight Afghan Risks

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Publication date: uesday 24 October 2017

which had already become a cautionary tale at the Pentagon for how not to win the war in Afghanistan. The battle began Saturday morning, when insurgents stormed the two American base camps in the Kamdesh District of Nuristan Province, pounding them with ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Survey: Afghanistan opium production up by 87 percent

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Publication date: uesday 14 November 2017

Samangan and Nuristan province also becoming poppy growing regions, raising the number of those cultivating the poppy from 21 to 24 provinces in the country. Afghanistan is the world’s top cultivator of the poppy from which opium and heroin are produced.

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Life before the Taliban: Fascinating pictures from Afghanistan in the 60s and 70s reveal a beautiful, welcoming country

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Publication date: hursday 01 December 2016

Mr Pommery hitchhiked all the way from France to Afghanistan in 1969 – to the rarely visited region of Nuristan - using a travel bursary he was given while studying in Nevers. 'In search of adventures, I decided to go there. I left France in July 1969 by ...

News Afghanistan » Nuristan: Two Afghan Girls Wearing Suicide Vests Killed Along with Dozens of Terrorists

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Publication date: uesday 16 August 2016

U.S.-backed Afghan security forces in eastern Afghanistan’s Nuristan province killed a group of 27 terrorists, including two young girls equipped with suicide vests, according to the country’s Ministry of Defense (MoD). Citing a statement issued by MoD ...