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a city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities

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Load Poems Like Guns: Women's Poetry from Herat, Afghanistan
Consulate Herat, Afghanistan, was under attack on Sept.
On May 23, 2014, Lashkar- e- Taiba terrorists attacked the Indian consulate in Herat, Afghanistan with the aim to derail Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative of reaching out to Pakistan and the other SAARC heads of government.
Most recently, the group attacked the Indian Consulate In Herat, Afghanistan last May.
HERAT, Afghanistan (TAP) - A roadside bomb killed the police chief of Afghanistan's western Nimroz province on Monday, a police official said.
"The groups are threatening rich people and have made life miserable for residents of Herat, Afghanistan's commercial hub, disrupting trade and work,'' he complained.
Summary: HERAT, Afghanistan - Italy and Spain are scaling back the money allotted for development projects in Afghanistan this year as their debt crises widen at home, military officials said.
HERAT, Afghanistan: In the 1970s, tourists traveled to western Afghanistan to climb on the ruins of an ancient citadel, a fortress resembling a sandcastle that has stood overlooking the city of Herat for thousands of years.
Herat, Afghanistan's second biggest city, is near the border with Iran and has until recently been relatively peaceful.
Edwards of Belle Glade, Fla., became the first Navy first sergeant at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Camp Stone, Herat, Afghanistan, a position normally filled by U.S.
HERAT, Afghanistan: Villagers brought truckloads of bodies to the capital of the Farah province in Western Afghanistan yesterday to prove that scores of civilians had been killed by US air strikes in a battle with the Taliban.
Together, Neil and the 12-year-old - who lost both legs in a landmine accident - are bringing a vital lesson in safety to the children of Jabali high school in Herat, Afghanistan.
Afghanistan-based telecomms provider Afghan Wireless Communication Company has announced that it has rolled out its mobile GSM telecomms network in Herat, Afghanistan.
CRY FOR HELP: As women and children beg for food and money in Herat, Afghanistan, one women removes her Burqa to tell the photographer that the Afghans don't need pictures - they need food
These include the supply of tents and emergency kits for displaced people in Herat, Afghanistan (Ockenden International UK), free food distribution organised by Oxfam (UK) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and seed distribution in a number of areas organised by Oxfam, the ICRC, Solidarites (F) and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).In addition, support is going to food for work schemes run by Solidarites, Oxfam and Care (UK).