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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MAZAR-E-SHARIF -- In the last two years nearly 40,000 adults, including women, have graduated from literacy courses in Mazar-e-Sharif and are now able to read and write, said Balkh education officials.
Noor made the latest remarks during a gathering attended by scores of his supporters in Mazar-e-Sharif city in North of Afghanistan.
Summary: Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 31 (ANI): At least 11 people have been injured in an explosion in Afghanistan's Mazar-e-Sharif city of Balkh province.
The CGS expressed condolences on behalf of COAS on the loss of innocent lives in the Mazar-e-Sharif terrorist attack and expressed solidarity with the Afghan forces and people.
The clash erupted after a group of Taliban militants targeted a highway linking Jauzjan provincial capital Shiberghan to Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of the neighboring Balkh province, in the wee hours of Monday and security forces retaliated killing three rebels," Khashi told Xinhua.
Kabul, Rabi'I 23, 1437, January 03, 2016, SPA -- Explosions and gunfire were heard on Sunday night near the Indian consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, according to dpa.
Description : The project titled "Environmental friendly practices for sustainable maintenance of nurseries in Mazar-e-Sharif aimed at raising public awareness on the environmental issues.
by CiZabihullah Ihsas on 30 August, 2014 - 16:29 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Hajj flights transporting pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia were started from Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital of northern Balkh province, an official said Saturday.
Mazar-e-Sharif has seen vast development and reconstructions in the past eight years, but the people don't see them just and balanced.
Gul Hussein, for example, passes many checkpoints on his journey from Jalalabad to Mazar-e-Sharif.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Unknown assailants murdered one of the local staff of the Islamic Republic of Iran's consulate in the western Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, the Iranian embassy in Kabul announced on Tuesday.
It was discovered 24 hours after 11lb of highly explosive Russian TNT was found in a car only 500 yards from the centre in Mazar-e-Sharif, in the north of the country.