Northern Alliance


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Noun1.Northern Alliance - a multiethnic alliance in Afghanistan who practice a moderate form of Islam and are united in their opposition to the Taliban
alignment, alinement, coalition, alliance - an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
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Northern Alliance

n (Pol: in Afghanistan) → Nordallianz f
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A spokesperson for the Burmese government described recent counter-attacks carried out by members of the Northern Alliance of ethnic armed groups as 'terrorist actions' in a press conference in Thailand this week.
.1 NORTHERN ALLIANCE PREMIER DIVISION: Birtley Town 0 Newbiggin 1; Gateshead Rutherford 7 Northbank Carlisle 0; Killingworth Town 4 Ashington Colliers 0; Whitley Bay A 4 Walker Central 2 NORTHERN ALLIANCE FIRST DIVISION: Cullercoats 5 Gateshead Redheugh 3; Felling Magpies 0 Alnmouth 1; Gosforth Bohemians 2 Grainger Park 6; Hexham 3 New Fordley 1; Monkseaton 0 Seaton Burn 2; Wallsend Boys Club 6 Hebburn Reyrolle 1 NORTHERN ALLIANCE SECOND DIVISION: Blyth Town 1 Hazlerigg Victory 2; Ryton & Crawcrook Albion A 1 Spittal Rovers 2 TWR BI FOLDS WEARSIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Hartlepool 1, Cleator Moor Celtic 1.
A former Pakistani diplomat has disclosed that the Afghan Taliban and its arch rival, the Northern Alliance, had almost reached a peace agreement in 1999 brokered by the Pakistani government, but the process was interrupted by the coup in Pakistan.
1.55 Thurles Cashel Chase 2m2f ATR Card page 66 Key stat Quiscover Fontaine is four wins from four starts on going described as heavy QUISCOVER FONTAINE found only Psycho too good at Thurles last time, but trainer Willie Mullins fears he could be vulnerable to Tony Martin-trained stablemate Northern Alliance today.
NORTHERN ALLIANCE should make a bold bid to complete back-to-back wins in the Guinness kerry national in listowel.
"With such anti-Taliban Northern Alliance's military leader having the most powerful Interior Ministry, what chances does Karzai have to move ahead with his ambitious peace talks with the Taliban?" several Afghans living in Peshawar as refugees said of Bismillah Khan's appointment.
NORTHERN ALLIANCE (1.20) can lift today's feature race at Musselburgh for Irish wizard Tony Martin.
As the government's grip on power disintegrated in the face of the Northern Alliance offensive, residents in the city, birthplace of the Taliban and home of its leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, claimed senior figures in the regime had begun to flee.
At the time of 9/11, Schroen was in the midst of his retirement process when he was assigned to lead the Jawbreaker operation into northern Afghanistan to engage the Northern Alliance forces and set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban.
That is as it should be, seeing as this book was written by Gary Berntsen, one of the Central Intelligence Agency's most important field commanders in Afghanistan, whose job was to liaise with the Northern Alliance. Powered by U.S.
Asked to choose between being trained as a terrorist or fighting against Afghanistan's anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, he opted for the latter and was captured after U.S.
Thus he seeks out subjects of a sort that would ordinarily belong to his earlier practice as a photojournalist--a dead Taliban lying in a ditch, the bombing of Taliban positions in Afghanistan by an American B-52, a handful of Northern Alliance fighters advancing in a mountainous landscape, the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank after combat between the Palestinians and the Israelis, Slobodan Milosevic about to be tried in The Hague, central Baghdad four days after the taking of the city by American forces, the Security Council at the UN on the occasion of Colin Powell's speech claiming that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction, and the Musharraf-Soros lunch at the Hotel Belvedere, to name just eight.

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