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Noun1.Mazar-i-Sharif - a city in northern AfghanistanMazar-i-Sharif - a city in northern Afghanistan  
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, Safar 24, 1437, Dec 6, 2015, SPA -- German Defence Minister Ursula
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.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF -- The governor of Northern Balkh province said it would be better for the Afghan government to enter a dialogue with the Hizb-i-Islami of Afghanistan (HIA) rather than the Taliban.
Summary: Les attentats contre des chiites mardi a Kaboul et Mazar-i-Sharif, la premiere attaque interconfessionnelle de cette ampleur en Afghanistan depuis plus de dix ans, ont fait 80 morts au total, selon un nouveau bilan annonce hier dimanche par le president afghan, Hamid Karzai.
The northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, famed for its opulent "Blue Mosque", was thrown into turmoil last week when demonstrators took to the streets after Friday prayers to protest the burning of a Koran by an American pastor.
The attack in Mazar-i-Sharif came when a Friday demonstration against the burning of the Koran in southern Kandahar turned violent killing 10 people.
The Pakistan-based news agency, quoting sources in Mazar-i-Sharif, reported Dostum's troops entered the provincial capital Thursday afternoon and gained control after meeting only minor resistance.
Linda Bell, 46, of Cyncoed, Cardiff, spent a year and a half in Afghanistan working as an administrator in an eye hospital in Mazar-i-Sharif - the only one in the north of the country.
Channel Four News says the pictures were taken during the clashes in Mazar-i-Sharif.
Other key cities, including Mazar-i-Sharif, have also fallen into the hands of the Northern Alliance.
According to reports reaching Kabul, the anti-Taliban factions have begun fighting among themselves in Mazar-i-Sharif, with UN spokesman Khaled Mansour saying: "We have observations of sporadic shooting and fighting in the city but we don't have any information on who's fighting whom.