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Noun1.Mazar-i-Sharif - a city in northern AfghanistanMazar-i-Sharif - a city in northern Afghanistan  
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Sunday announced closure of its consulate general in Mazar-i-Sharif following a foiled bid of a grenade attack.
The sides agreed on using the new Tashkent Andijan Osh Kashgar automobile corridor for supplying Afghan products from Mazar-i-Sharif to Kashgar by transit through Uzbekistan.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF -- As its trade with Central Asia states has been on the rise, Afghanistan's imports from Pakistan have declined by 80 percent, say traders in northern Balkh province.
Summary: Mazar-i-Sharif [Afghanistan], Aug 8 (ANI): At least 235 hostages were rescued from the Taliban in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan on Tuesday.
"The suicide attack near Shaheen 209 military base in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province is doomed," the embassy's statement said.
Mazar-i-Sharif, Rajab 25, 1438, Apr 22, 2017, SPA -- As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.
The train with 100 containers of goods worth above $4 million USD is travelling to the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, to arrive in after crossing Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
A bomb in a crowded in market in the north Afghanistan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday killed at least two people and wounded 15, police officials said.
An Afghan policeman is seen through the shattered glass of a building used by insurgents to launch an attack on the Indian consulate, in Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday.
Explosions and gunfire were reported Sunday outside the Indian Consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, Agence France-Press (;_ylt=A0LEVv3cWYlWryAAKlxjmolQ) reported . "We are being attacked.
Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Works has signed a contract with the "Uzbekistan Temir Yullari" state railway company on maintaining and managing the railroad Hairatan to Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan.
by Zabiullah Ehsas on 11 October, 2014 - 16:09 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Police in the northern Balkh province on Saturday claimed to capture alleged killer of a young female journalists who was killed a month ago.