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2014-10-14 16:21:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Defense and military industry customers will get a real-world look at driving conditions in the mountains of Afghanistan when Meritor® (NYSE: MTOR) showcases the capabilities of its defense products at the AUSA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition Oct. 13-16. Visitors to Meritor's booth No. 7229 can ride a new simulator called "The ProTec(TM) Experience" that brings the rough driving conditions in Afghanistan to reality....

2014-10-07 08:21:29

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it has been awarded two new task orders under its existing Personal Services Contract in Afghanistan. The year-long task orders were awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Middle East District (MED). The Personal Services Contract primarily provides Afghan engineering and technical staff to work with USACE personnel in overseeing construction projects throughout...

2014-09-12 16:25:19

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 11th, SWAE Watches introduces our newest and most important product, THE VETERAN. Manufactured for extreme durability, this timepiece was designed and completed in the United States of America. This matte black 20atm water resistant watch is constructed of lightweight titanium alloy, contrasting green hands and green accents on the face, featuring Swiss Ronda 5050B Quartz chronograph movement. It's titanium alloy crown,...

2014-09-12 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, and limited troops being deployed to support the Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the National Geographic Channel today releases a clip from its new documentary, American War Generals, in which retired Gen. Colin Powell reflects on the U.S. military's role in creating a democracy in Iraq and...

2014-09-09 12:24:50

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With another glorious NFL season kicking off, fantasy football gurus as well as amateur fans have a new resource to pique their interest in the game's storied history. "NFL's All-Time Dream Showdowns: Fantasy Matchups & Realistic Results" compares 13 of the best single-season pro football teams by way of compellingly narrated, fictional games. Author and sports buff Damalis Bryant completed the book while deployed in Afghanistan as a...

2014-09-09 08:20:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "...Sounds like something out of a movie. But this is real. This happened," Vice President Joe Biden said of the Special Operations Forces and secret mission profiled by war reporter Alex Quade and narrated by actor Gary Sinise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144126 Now, for the first time, you can see the film festival favorite, and journalism award-winning stories by war reporter Alex Quade, ahead of the 9/11...

2014-08-25 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who was expelled from Kabul last week but whom the two presidential candidates said they would allow back into Afghanistan, will speak at a Newsmaker News Conference on Wednesday, August 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Rosenberg will discuss both his own situation and the outlook for Afghanistan. He has been covering Afghanistan since 2008, first as the South...

2014-08-20 23:10:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview, with Eric Talbert on the Total Education Spotlight Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Education Spotlight Show, a Division of SimplyG Media Network interviewed Eric Talbert to find out the organizations services all over the world. Eric Talbert is Executive Director of EMERGENCY USA. EMERGENCY provides high-standard medical and...

2014-08-20 16:23:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club president raised questions Wednesday about the government of Afghanistan's expulsion of a New York Times journalist whose reporting had displeased Afghan authorities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Afghan officials on Wednesday ordered the reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, to leave the country and never return. It was the first expulsion of a Western reporter in Afghanistan since the 2001...

2014-07-21 16:26:03

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Figures release this week by international health insurance provider MediCare International show the potential cost of not having effective international health insurance cover in place can be very high, if you are one of the many voluntary NGO and other workers currently active in these conflict zones. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] highlights the case of freelance reporter John McHugh who was on an assignment...


Latest Afghanistan Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2006-12-13 15:32:50

Mouse-like hamsters are a group of small rodents found in Syria, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. They are found in rocky outcrops and semi-mountainous area in desert regions. The mouse-like hamsters are not true hamsters, but represent an early split from the rest of the mouse-like rodents. They were once thought to be hamsters based on the shape of their molars. They lack the cheek pouches, sebaceous flank glands, and short tail of the true hamsters. The...

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2006-03-23 11:12:31

The Bay-backed Shrike (Lanius vittatus) is a member of the bird family Laniidae. This widespread resident breeder is found mainly in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, but has recently been recorded from Sri Lanka. It constructs its nest in bushes in scrubby areas and cultivation, laying 3-5 eggs. This small shrike measures an average of 17cm. It is maroon-brown above with a pale rump and long black tail with white edges. The underparts are white, but with buff flanks. The crown and nape...

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