Mazar-e-Sharif


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Mazar-e-Sharif

(ˈmæzaː iː ʒəˈriːf) or

Mazar-i-Sharif

n
(Placename) a city in N Afghanistan, reputed burial place of the caliph Ali; trading, agricultural, and military centre. Pop: 254 000 (2005 est)
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The Bundeswehr has in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, the operations center Camp Marmal.
by CiZabihullah Ihsas on 14 June, 2014 - 12:05 MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Governor of northern Balkh province Atta Mohammad Noor said on Saturday he would warmly congratulate Dr.
The incident happened in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial capital.
However, after the couple had a baby nearly 15 months ago, the woman returned to her hometown Mazar-e-Sharif and Khan later joined her.
Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myres meanwhile disclosed that five US special forces had been injured in Mazar-e-Sharif when they were hit by "friendly fire" after calling in US airstrikes.
Amanullah Khan said in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif that the fighters - Chechens, Arabs, and some Pakistanis - surrendered with their weapons.
Up to 600 bodies have been found in the northern Afghanistan town of Mazar-e-Sharif, the international Red Cross said last night.
The Taliban comments came after two of their commanders from Kunduz met senior alliance commander General Abdul Rashid Dostum in Mazar-e-Sharif to discuss terms.
A SENSE of normality is slowly returning to the newly liberated city of Mazar-e-Sharif.
THE whisky-drinking commander whose men recaptured Mazar-e-Sharif, has been described as a modern-day Attila the Hun.
A US official confirmed that the Northern Alliance had broken through Taliban defences and entered Mazar-e-Sharif, in the north of the country near the Uzbekistan border.
People from across the country visit Mazar-e-Sharif to attend the celebrations.