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Saturday Aug 16 | The Peninsula

Taliban hang five in Helmand province as fighting rages

LASHKAR GAH: The Taliban executed five people in a busy opium market in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province and left their bodies hanging overnight after accusing them of kidnapping a businessman, officials said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan forces in talks on Taliban deal

LASHKAR GAH: After months of intense fighting in southern Afghanistan where hundreds of Taliban fighters have battered Afghan troops in daily attacks, the special forces commander in Helmand province is seeking a deal with the insurgents.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dissident Voice

In "Emergency"

Here in Afghanistan, Carmen, Hakim, Faiz and I went to Kabul's Emergency Surgical Center for Victims of War to donate blood.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Photos: What life looks like in Helmand province

Although Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, has largely been shielded from the violence elsewhere in the province, it still remains a city on edge.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

This is what Eid is like in one of Afghanistana s most dangerous provinces

A baby - naked, with red-hennaed feet and round eyes lined with kohl - screamed in anguish as emergency doctors in this area's hospital for war victims stitched up a finger-size gash on the side of her tiny head.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violence

British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Richard Stagg, meets the police chief of southern Helmand province, Maj.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Hawaii Today

At least 73 killed in Afghan violence

At least 60 militants, 12 members of the Afghan security forces and one civilian were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Violence Kills At Least 60 Across Afghanistan

Afghan security officials inspect the site of a suicide bomb blast that targeted a security convoy in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, on July 21. Most of the casualties were reported from the northern Faryab Province, where a gunbattle between government forces and the Taliban has been going on since July 18. Ahmad Javid Bedar, a provincial ... (more)

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