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  1. Airmen pictured with dead body escape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Sunday Herald

    TWO airmen who were pictured posing next to a dead Taliban fighter will not face charges after an internal investigation found "no evidence of any criminal wrongdoing". TWO airmen who were pictured posing next to a dead Taliban fighter will not face charges after an internal investigation found \"no evidence of any criminal wrongdoing\".

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  2. Cash and Heaven: How Afghan War Victims are CompensatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    Man holds bodies of two children killed in counter-insurgency airstrike called in by US-NATO led troops, Helmand, Afghanistan, May 29, 2011.

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  3. Taliban advance in Sangin is a perilous test for Afghan forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Stars and Stripes

    Said Jan Agha, 45, receives care from physical therapist Francesco Ricci, left; nurse Sabarina De Rosa, center; and therapy assistant Guli Ahmad at the Surgical Center for War Victims in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan.

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  4. Return of the Taliban: Insurgents launch massive offensive against Afghan forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Independent

    Emboldened by the withdrawal of US Marines from the Sangin district of Helmand, insurgents have launched a massive offensive against Afghan forces - and are threatening to gain the upper hand Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  5. Taliban offensive is a crucial test for Afghan security forcesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    The Taliban came at night, slipping into Sarwan Qala village and scaling the roofs of its mud-baked homes to fire on police and army checkpoints nearby.

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  6. Jarhead 2: Field of Fire Comes to Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD TodayRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A Marine unit stationed in the hostile province of Helmand Afghanistan wilderness faces a harrowing mission as they try to help a fugitive woman reach safety from the Taliban in Jarhead 2: Field of Fire.

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    Aug 18, 2014 | Daily Star

    LOVE HEALS: Since the attack Tom has had to learn to write, walk and dress himself all over again [SWNS] Fusilier Tom James had to attend the funeral of his best pal, who was also caught by the roadside bomb in Helmand, Afghanistan.

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  8. Taliban hang five in Afghanistan as fighting rages : August 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Daily Times

    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 told Reuters.

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  9. Taliban hang five in Helmand province as fighting ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | The Peninsula

    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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  10. Afghan special forces say in talks on deal with Taliban in Helmand : August 16, 2014,Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Daily Times

    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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  11. In "Emergency"Read the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Dissident Voice

    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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  12. General McChrystal: Does endorsement signal he may get into politics, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Gen. Stanley McChrystal shakes hands with a Marine before boarding a military plane at the Camp Leatherneck base in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan, in 2009.

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  13. MoD confident Afghan forces are prepared for troop withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Russia Taday

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron talks to British soldiers during a visit at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.

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  14. Photos: What life looks like in Helmand provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    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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  15. This is what Eid is like in one of Afghanistana s most dangerous provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    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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  16. Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Marine Corps Times

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

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  17. At least 73 killed in Afghan violenceRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    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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  18. Violence Kills At Least 60 Across AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    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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  19. 2 killed, 9 wounded in suicide car bombing in S AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Afghans gather around a destroyed military armed vehicle at the site of suicide bombing in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, July 21, 2014.

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  20. Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 2 in southRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Deseret News

    A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.

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