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He·rat

 (hĕ-rät′)
A city of northwest Afghanistan on the Hari Rud west of Kabul. Located at a strategic position on an ancient trade route, it was ruled by numerous conquerors, primarily the Persians. Herat became part of Afghanistan in 1863.
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Herat

(hɛˈræt)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Afghanistan, on the Hari Rud River: on the site of several ancient cities; at its height as a cultural centre in the 15th century. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
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He•rat

(hɛˈrɑt)

n.
a city in NW Afghanistan. 140,323.
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Noun1.Herat - a city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient citiesHerat - a city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
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The police official said that the consignment originated from Islam Qila, Herat, Afghanistan, and came via sea to Mumbai via Bandar Abbas, Iran.
The speakers at the TED World Theater were joined by five groups of people live onscreen via Portals -- walk-in shipping containers equipped with audiovisual devices -- that beamed them in from Doha, Qatar; Kigali, Rwanda; Herat, Afghanistan; West Virginia, United States; and Mexico City.
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The former spy chief's counsel further added that Durrani has numerously spoken, defended and represented the country's position on matters of national and international importance and he has been invited to the Herat Security Dialogue to be held on October 26 and 27 in Herat, Afghanistan.
HERAT, Afghanistan -- Taliban fighters put down their weapons and mingled joyfully with Afghan civilians and security force members in provincial centers across the war-torn country Friday, celebrating both the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, and the beginning of an unprecedented three-day cease-fire in the 16-year conflict.
The PM also visited Herat, Afghanistan where he met President Ashraf Ghani and reiterated Pakistan's commitment to working for lasting peace and security in Afghanistan.
Abbasi said at Herat, Afghanistan on the second leg of the ground breaking of the TAPI pipeline
HERAT, Afghanistan, Muharram 25, 1438, October 26, 2016, SPA -- Gunmen rounded up and shot dozens of civilians in a remote part of Afghanistan on Tuesday, UN officials said, in an attack that prompted angry protests from residents about government failure to protect them, reported Reuters.
The line to Herat will allow for the export of ores from mines around Herat, Afghanistan's third largest city.
The first round of the ongoing initiative was held in Islamabad 0n June 6-7 and the second in Herat, Afghanistan on October 4-6.
HERAT, Afghanistan -- At least 11 people were killed while 18 others wounded after a reservoir of liquefied gas caught fire in Herat city, capital of western Afghanistan's Herat province overnight Monday, sources said on Tuesday.