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Afghan forces recapture district in Helmand province from Taliban - UPI.com
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:47:14 GMT

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Afghan forces recapture district in Helmand province from Taliban
UPI.com
Afghan soldiers train under the supervision of British troops at Ghar Ordoo military base, on May 26, 2010, in Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan military says it recaptured the Musa Qala district in Helmand province on Aug. 30 ...
Two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers shot dead in Helmand ProvinceTV Newsroom
Afghan forces recapture district which fell to Taliban after withdrawal of ...Telegraph.co.uk
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubsMilitary Times
Ledger Gazette
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As towns in Helmand Province fall, Marines speak out - Washington Post
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:34:18 GMT

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As towns in Helmand Province fall, Marines speak out
Washington Post
While Musa Qala is mostly a desolate loam of a town, it is situated near a key north-to-south running road, known by U.S. forces as route red and is also a strategic bridge for forces and supplies flowing from Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital of ...
Afghan forces 'retake Helmand district from Taliban'BreakingNews.ie
In Afghanistan's Helmand Province, Taliban Talk War, Not PeaceVoice of America
US deploys 90 Special Operations troops in Helmand provinceKhaama Press (press release) (blog)
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -DunyaNews Pakistan
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Taliban Seizes District in Afghanistan's Helmand Province - Newsweek
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:18:57 GMT

Newsweek

Taliban Seizes District in Afghanistan's Helmand Province
Newsweek
U.S. Marines stand at attention during a handover ceremony, as the last U.S. Marines unit and British combat troops end their Afghan operations, in Helmand October 26. Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on ...
Taliban capture key Helmand districtBBC News
Taliban strikes deep into Helmand provinceThe Week UK
Taliban forces seize Helmand district of Musa QasaDeutsche Welle
Stars and Stripes
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Taliban Besieges Key Musa Qala District in Helmand: Official - NBCNews.com
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:48:00 GMT

Taliban Besieges Key Musa Qala District in Helmand: Official
NBCNews.com
KABUL — A key district in Afghanistan's Helmand province was besieged by Taliban militants who also captured the area's main hospital, a local official told NBC News on Wednesday. "The situation is precarious. The [Musa Qala] district police chief has ...



NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town - Reuters
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:01:50 GMT

NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Reuters
U.S. aircraft carried out three strikes over the weekend after the Taliban advanced on the town, seizing weapons and vehicles from Afghan soldiers they captured in an offensive aimed at expanding the militants' grip on Helmand. The Taliban have sought ...



Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province - Reuters
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:02:33 GMT

Reuters

Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province
Reuters
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas they control in ...

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Taliban raise flag over captured district in Helmand province - Long War Journal
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:38:54 GMT

Long War Journal

Taliban raise flag over captured district in Helmand province
Long War Journal
The Afghan Taliban raised its white banner over military outposts after overrunning the district of Now Zad in Helmand province two weeks ago. Afghan officials have confirmed that Now Zad is under Taliban control. The Taliban released a lengthy video ...
Taliban kill 14 Afghan police in Helmand provinceToronto Star
Taliban Retakes Key Part of Helmand Province that U.S. Marines Fought and Died ...Washington Free Beacon
14 Police Officers Put To Death by Taliban in Afghanistan's HelmandBattleground Blog

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Afghan district British soldiers died fighting to liberate falls to Taliban - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:15:00 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Afghan district British soldiers died fighting to liberate falls to Taliban
Telegraph.co.uk
British and US forces led the fight against the Taliban in Musa Qala for several years prior to their withdrawal from Helmand in October last year. More than 20 British soldiers died to protect the desolate town, located in Afghanistan's volatile south.



Taliban retakes town in Helmand that British soldiers gave their lives defending - Express.co.uk
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:53:54 GMT

Express.co.uk

Taliban retakes town in Helmand that British soldiers gave their lives defending
Express.co.uk
Provincial police chief spokesman Obaidullah Obaid said: “Our security forces are still on the outskirts of the district and fighting with the Taliban.” Now Zad in Helmand province was the scene of heavy fighting between British troops and the Taliban ...



Apparent insider attack in Afghanistan was launched at Special Operations base - Washington Post
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:11:41 GMT

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Apparent insider attack in Afghanistan was launched at Special Operations base
Washington Post
Matthew D. Roland, 27, and Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley, 31, died early Thursday after two men wearing Afghan military uniforms opened fire on them on Camp Antonik in Helmand province, Air Force officials said in a statement. Both Americans were in ...
Pentagon identifies two airmen killed in AfghanistanThe Hill
NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan ID'd as US Special Tactics AirmenNBCNews.com
Airmen Killed in Possible Insider Attack Identified as Special OpsMilitary.com

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