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Afghan official: IS operating in Helmand province - Marine Corps Times
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:47:32 GMT

Marine Corps Times

Afghan official: IS operating in Helmand province
Marine Corps Times
The Marine Corps operated in Helmand for much of the duration of the war in Afghanistan. The Marines handed over Camps Leatherneck and Bastion, adjoining Camp Shorabak, to 215th Corps forces in October as remaining Marine Corps combat units ...
Syria, Iraq… and now Afghanistan: Isis advance enters Helmand province for ...The Independent
An image grab taken from a propaganda video by the IS allegedly shows ISIL ...DAWN.com
Afghan general confirms ISIS is active, recruiting in southFox News
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
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War artist maimed by Taliban bullet unveils his Helmand paintings - Telegraph.co.uk
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:04:56 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

War artist maimed by Taliban bullet unveils his Helmand paintings
Telegraph.co.uk
When the shooting stopped, he was evacuated to the British field hospital in Helmand before being flown to Birmingham. It was here he first began to realise he may not be able to use his hand properly again. He said: “I had felt indestructible before ...

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Marine general defends Afghan pullout while violence boils - U-T San Diego
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:18:01 GMT

U-T San Diego

Marine general defends Afghan pullout while violence boils
U-T San Diego
At the Oct. 26, 2014 "End of Operations" ceremony. Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo (R) along with Sgt. Major Doug Berry Jr., case the U.S. flag to return their battle color back home to Camp Pendleton in California. U.S. Marines then withdrew from Helmand ...



Taliban bomber arrested in women dress in Helmand - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:58:54 GMT

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Taliban bomber arrested in women dress in Helmand
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
vlcsnap-2015-01-21-13h09m18s83 A Taliban insurgent was arrested by the Afghan national security forces while he was busy in insurgency activities by disguising himself in women dress. The Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS ...

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Afghans Protest After Tragic Rocket Attack - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 07:41:52 GMT

Military Times

Afghans Protest After Tragic Rocket Attack
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Dozens of angry locals have held a demonstration in southern Afghanistan after a rocket exploded at a wedding, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 50. Many of the victims in the December 31 tragedy in Helmand Province's Sangin district ...
26 killed in rocket attack on wedding party in HelmandKhaama Press (press release) (blog)
Afghan arrests 2 soldiers after fatal army attack on weddingMilitary Times
Afghans take over full security charge, mortars kill 20 civiliansYahoo News
Voice of America -Inquirer.net
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Marines not returning to Helmand - U-T San Diego
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:51:01 GMT

U-T San Diego

Marines not returning to Helmand
U-T San Diego
Marines not returning to Helmand. Afghan troops have scant coalition support as clashes mount. By Gretel C. Kovach12:46 p.m.Jan. 14, 2015. ?. Print. ??. Comments 0. At Bastion Airfield in Helmand Province, some of the last Marines left on Camp ...



Isis sparks turf war as it enters Helmand - The Times (subscription)
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:23:54 GMT

The Times (subscription)

Isis sparks turf war as it enters Helmand
The Times (subscription)
Islamic State has expanded its operations into Afghanistan for the first time, sparking frictions with local Taliban fighters in Helmand province and at least one gun battle between the two groups. Afghan military and provincial officials as well as ...



Islamic State forces target Afghanistan's Helmand province - Channel 4 News
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:19:09 GMT

Daily Mail

Islamic State forces target Afghanistan's Helmand province
Channel 4 News
Tribal leaders have said that he is operating out of the Zamin Dawar area of north Helmand, which is thought to be is hometown. He was understood to be a commander between 1996 and 2001 during the Taliban's rule of Afghanistan before being arrested in ...
ISIS sets up base in Afghanistan less than three months after British troops leftDaily Mail
ISIS Presence In Afghanistan ConfirmedBreitbart News
Isis expands into Afghanistan for first time as former Guantanamo inmate ...International Business Times UK
The Diplomat -New York Times -Sydney Morning Herald
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Amid fighting, Afghan Army corps in Helmand gets new commander - Marine Corps Times
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 17:02:18 GMT

Marine Corps Times

Amid fighting, Afghan Army corps in Helmand gets new commander
Marine Corps Times
Citing Afghan officials, the New York Times reported that Maj. Gen. Sayed Malouk, an officer groomed and mentored for years by Marine officials in Helmand, was dismissed Dec. 5 by the ANA 215th Corps in the wake of a temporary Taliban infiltration into ...



119 schools shut in Helmand - RAWA News
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:52:49 GMT

RAWA News

119 schools shut in Helmand
RAWA News
At least 119 schools in southern Helmand province remain shut because of insecurity, education officials said on Sunday. Of the 119 schools closed, 77 are situated in northern districts of the province. Education Director Abdul Matin Jafar told Pajhwok ...


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