Ghazni, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. Arrested Yemeni man, having ties with al-Qaeda leadership in Pakistan, pleads guilty in US CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    ... in Afghanistan. In June 2008, he planned an operation designed to lure US forces to a compound in Ghazni, Afghanistan, that was rigged with explosives set to detonate upon their entry. One soldier observed wires running from the exterior gate to the ...

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  2. Senior Member of Al-Qaeda Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Kill U.S....Read the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    ... in Afghanistan. In June 2008, he planned an operation designed to lure U.S. forces to a compound in Ghazni, Afghanistan, that was rigged with explosives set to detonate upon their entry. When U.S. forces arrived at the compound, they found ...

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  3. Washington: Senior al Qaeda member pleads guilty to conspiring to kill U.S. soldiers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    ... in Afghanistan. In June 2008, he planned an operation designed to lure U.S. forces to a compound in Ghazni, Afghanistan, that was rigged with explosives set to detonate upon their entry. When U.S. forces arrived at the compound, they found ...

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  4. From US ally to prison to redemption in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday | Stars and Stripes

    Temour Ebrahim had little reason to be nervous when U.S. soldiers summoned him to their base in this edgy highway town 80 miles south of Kabul, the Afghan capital. For the better part of a decade, he had been coming to the garrison in Ghazni, weaving through a dusty maze of Hesco barriers for meetings with U.S. military and civilian personnel.

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  5. Northborough remembers fallen hometown heroRead the original story

    Tuesday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate was killed in action at age 24 last September in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Among the speakers at the Veterans Memorial in the Howard Street Cemetery was his father, Daniel W. Arsenault. He read a ...

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  6. What VA benefits won't cover: a chance for wounded veterans to have childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | St. Petersburg Times

    After Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillman was paralyzed from the abdomen down in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, the Department of Veterans Affairs paid to retrofit his Chevy Silverado truck so he could drive it and bought him a handcycle so he could exercise.

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  7. From U.S. ally to prison to redemption in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    Temour Ebrahim had little reason to be nervous when U.S. soldiers summoned him to their base in this edgy highway town 80 miles south of Kabul, the Afghan capital. For the better part of a decade, he had been coming to the garrison in Ghazni, weaving through a dusty maze of Hesco barriers for meetings with U.S. military and civilian personnel.

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  8. For combat veterans, VA ban on IVF coverage adds insult to injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Washington Post

    After Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillman was paralyzed from the abdomen down in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, the Department of Veterans Affairs paid to retrofit his Chevy Silverado truck so he could drive it and bought him a handcycle so he could exercise.

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  9. Run to remember Sgt John Lyons a true heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Examiner.com

    Memorial Day is for remembering the more the one million brave men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It is solemn day especially for those who have lost someone close to them.

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  10. The Kabuliwala of KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Newkerala.com

    The Kabuliwala of Kolkata, a photo exhibition about a community in India's eastern city longing for Afghanistan that once was home, is travelling from Kabul to Kolkata, evoking strong emotional response from viewers. Inspired by Indian historic literature about the community, Moska Najib and Nazes Afroz, two photo-journalists, documented their lives in images over the course of two years and here share their experience in first person accounts.

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  11. Fort Bragg's living monuments: Every year, new namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, and were each serving in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Riley was a member of 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and was serving in Kabul, ...

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  12. Bomb kills four of family in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  13. Mooney learns to enjoy life after tough deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Times Bulletin

    Scott Mooney enjoys the simple pleasures in life, like the excitement of getting a new couch next weekend, coming home to see his fiance, Victoria Barnhart, and 3-week-old son, Wyatt, and watching a game of baseball. Mooney, 25, learned to love the little things after serving in the Army for almost five years, which included three deployments - a year each in Iraq and Afghanistan and then an additional nine months in Afghanistan.

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  14. Memorial Day Column: Also Remember Families of Loved Ones LostRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    ... In recent memory, there's Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Bowden who died after his unit came under fire in Ghazni, Afghanistan. SSG Bowden was only 28 when he lost his life during a mission in 2013. He was from nearby Villa Rica, Georgia. SSG Bowden's story ...

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  15. New in paperback: 'Talking to Ourselves,' 'No Good Men ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Cleveland.com

    If you recognize Argentinian writer AndrA s Neuman's name, most likely it's because of the accolades he's received rather than for his actual work. Granta listed him among the best young Spanish-language novelists, but the more famous endorsement came from the late Chilean author Roberto BolaA o, who claimed, "The literature of the 21st century will belong to Neuman and a few of his blood brothers."

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  16. Taliban attack on district in southern Afghanistan kills 7Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Washington Post

    A Taliban attack on a district government headquarters in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province on Monday killed at least seven people, an Afghan official said. Among those killed in the pre-dawn attack in Khas Uruzgan district were five policemen, a former district chief and a school principal, according to Abdul Kareem Karimi, the district chief administrative official.

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  17. Hazara hostages freed in east Afghanistan, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | HawaiiNews

    Afghan officials said kidnappers on Monday released 19 hostages out of a group of 30 that was kidnapped in February, all members of the Hazara ethnic community from the country's southern Zabul province. Asadullah Kakar, a provincial council member in Zabul, said the 19 were freed in exchange for 22 Uzbeks, though it was not immediately clear how the Uzbeks came into government custody.

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  18. Green Beret credited with saving hundreds of lives awarded Silver Star at Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Oregonian

    The U.S. Army awarded the Silver Star to a Green Beret at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for his role in turning back an attack on his base in Afghanistan in 2013. Sgt. 1st Class Earl Plumlee was presented with the third-highest medal for valor in combat during a ceremony this month, the The News Tribune of Tacoma reports .

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  19. 19 Hazara hostages freed in east Afghanistan, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | HawaiiNews

    Afghan officials said kidnappers on Monday released 19 hostages out of a group of 30 that was kidnapped in February, all members of the Hazara ethnic community from the country's southern Zabul province. Asadullah Kakar, a provincial council member in Zabul, said the 19 were freed in exchange for 22 Uzbeks, though it was not immediately clear how the Uzbeks came into government custody.

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  20. Hazara Hostage Exchange Disputed In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Weekday Magazine

    Nearly 20 Hazaras taken in February in a brazen hostage-taking in southern Afghanistan have reportedly been released, although a high-ranking Kabul official has debunked suggestions that they were part of a prisoner exchange with terrorists. Ata Jan Haqbaya, a provincial council member in the southern Zabul Province, told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan that 19 Hazara hostages were exchanged for 22 people.

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