Latest Kandahar Stories

2011-05-07 00:00:03

This article summarizes how the US military is benefiting from using Screen Machine Industries equipment for on-site crushing and screening of various aggregate materials to be used in military installations within Afghanistan.

2010-04-14 07:00:00

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, successfully completed site acceptance testing with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces to deliver critical, air traffic control (ATC) communications for a new tower here in Afghanistan. Kandahar Airfield has become a prominent base for many NATO armed forces flying in and out of the theatre, including forces from...

2009-07-06 08:36:00

KABUL, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Afghan Telecom (AT) Afghanistan's first long distance domestic private leased circuit (DPLC) and international private leased circuit (IPLC) provider through Optical Fiber Cable (OFC), today announced a significant agreement with Roshan to sell the transmission capacity of its National OFC Backbone Ring Network.

2008-11-06 00:00:06

At least 40 Afghan civilians were killed and 28 more injured in a U.S.-led airstrike that hit a wedding gathering in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

2008-11-05 15:00:12

Civilians including women and children were killed in a U.S. air strike aimed at Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kandihar province, Afghan officials said.

2008-10-05 15:00:17

Text of report by private Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency Kabul, 5 October: Mine blasts have destroyed two ISAF vehicles in Fariab and Kandahar [provinces].

2008-09-27 09:00:23

Text of report by private Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency Kandahar 27, September: The commander of border police contingent in Spin Boldak District of Kandahar Province, Gen Abdol Razaq, told AIP that armed Taleban had planted remote-control mines on Spin Boldak-Arghestan road to blow up police patrol vehicle today morning, but the mines did not explode.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).