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17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Taliban advance in Sangin is a perilous test for Afghan forces

Said Jan Agha, 45, receives care from physical therapist Francesco Ricci, left; nurse Sabarina De Rosa, center; and therapy assistant Guli Ahmad at the Surgical Center for War Victims in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Taliban offensive is a crucial test for Afghan security forces

The Taliban came at night, slipping into Sarwan Qala village and scaling the roofs of its mud-baked homes to fire on police and army checkpoints nearby.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Peninsula

Taliban hang five in Helmand province as fighting rages

LASHKAR GAH: The Taliban executed five people in a busy opium market in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province and left their bodies hanging overnight after accusing them of kidnapping a businessman, officials said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan forces in talks on Taliban deal

LASHKAR GAH: After months of intense fighting in southern Afghanistan where hundreds of Taliban fighters have battered Afghan troops in daily attacks, the special forces commander in Helmand province is seeking a deal with the insurgents.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dissident Voice

In "Emergency"

Here in Afghanistan, Carmen, Hakim, Faiz and I went to Kabul's Emergency Surgical Center for Victims of War to donate blood.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Photos: What life looks like in Helmand province

Although Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, has largely been shielded from the violence elsewhere in the province, it still remains a city on edge.

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