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Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violence - Marine Corps Times
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:26:58 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violence
Marine Corps Times
British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Richard Stagg, meets the police chief of southern Helmand province, Maj. Gen. Abdul Qayum Baqizoi, aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 2. Baqizoi was later sacked following a deadly ...
Marines, sailors with Charley Company ensure Camp Dwyer's safety in Helmand ...Marines.mil (press release)
Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan pushes back against cover-upWashington Times
Afghan sentenced to prison for killing three MarinesLos Angeles Times
The Virginian-Pilot
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Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan - Marines.mil (press release)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:31 GMT

Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan
Marines.mil (press release)
Soldiers with the Kingdom of Jordan fold their flag during a ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 23, 2014. The ceremony marked the end of mission for the Jordanian army serving with Regional Command (Southwest).



Explosion in Helmand leaves 4 civilians dead - Khaama Press
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:09:11 GMT

Explosion in Helmand leaves 4 civilians dead
Khaama Press
Explosion in Helmand At least four civilians were killed following an explosion in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place late Saturday in Marjah district, leaving four civilians dead ...



Dozens killed as Taliban makes major bid for former Afghan stronghold of ... - Washington Post
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:04:15 GMT

i24news

Dozens killed as Taliban makes major bid for former Afghan stronghold of ...
Washington Post
KABUL — The Taliban has massed hundreds of fighters in Helmand province in its most ambitious attempt this year to seize ground as the U.S. combat mission winds down in Afghanistan, according to Afghan officials. The fighting has gone on for nearly a ...
Afghan Army Says Regains Full Control Of Helmand ProvinceRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
The Taliban attack began on June 19 when over 800 fighters launched an ...i24news
Afghans battle for strategic Helmand after US troops pull outTrustLaw (blog)
GlobalPost
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Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used - Marine Corps Times
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:21:55 GMT

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used
Marine Corps Times
The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan has located another potential boondoggle: a $3 million food storage facility in a violent district of Helmand province that has sat unused and unmaintained since it ...

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Afghanistan: MSF Provides Care for Patients Wounded by Fighting in Helmand ... - Doctors Without Borders
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:49:16 GMT

Doctors Without Borders

Afghanistan: MSF Provides Care for Patients Wounded by Fighting in Helmand ...
Doctors Without Borders
Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost ...
Afghanistan: MSF cares for dozens of wounded following heavy fighting in ...Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

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Afghan Taliban bans polio vaccination teams from southern Helmand - The Guardian
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:11:10 GMT

The Guardian

Afghan Taliban bans polio vaccination teams from southern Helmand
The Guardian
The group said Helmand has been off limits to vaccinators since February, but did not give a reason. The southern province has seen fierce fighting between insurgent and government forces in recent weeks, and the Taliban's statement was the first ...
Senior Taliban leader among 18 killed in fresh Helmand clashKhaama Press
Afghan Taliban Bans Polio Vaccination in Southern ProvinceWall Street Journal
News Analysis: Afghan election deadlock emboldens Taliban to wage more ...GlobalPost
Telegraph.co.uk -Central Asia Online
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Taliban kills the abducted religious cleric in Helmand - Khaama Press
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:37:09 GMT

Khaama Press

Taliban kills the abducted religious cleric in Helmand
Khaama Press
Taliban militants killed a religious cleric in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, on charges of having links and cooperation with the government. The provincial government media office said Wednesday that the religious cleric – Mawlavi Hashim ...
US-led airstrike kills four in Afghanistan's Helmand ProvincePress TV
Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 2 in southDeseret News

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Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan - Marines.mil (press release)
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:53:17 GMT

Civil Georgia

Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan
Marines.mil (press release)
Col. Roman Jokhadze, left, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Georgia, addresses service members during the Georgian flag-lowering ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 15, 2014. The ceremony marked the end of ...
Georgian Troops End Mission in HelmandCivil Georgia
Georgian Army Ends Mission In Afghanistan's Helmand ProvinceRTT News
Georgian soldiers leaving base in HelmandDemocracy & Freedom Watch
Trend.az -Jacksonville Daily News -DVIDS
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Our boys home from Helmand - Leicester Mercury
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:09:04 GMT

Leicester Mercury

Our boys home from Helmand
Leicester Mercury
The regiment deployed for one of the final tours of Helmand, last September, and were heavily involved in training Afghan security forces and protecting Camp Bastion, the main British military base in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Parker, a combat ...
Royal Anglian Regiment parade through Hertford after returning from ...Hertfordshire Mercury

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