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An Afghan child receives a polio vaccine at a clinic in Farza. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
Gul Ahmad Ehsan
13 Jan 18
Medics fight rumours that programme is a Western plot against Muslims.
The new campaign is the latest in a series of joint US-Afghan counter-narcotics operations in Helmand. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
Gul Ahmad Ehsan
8 Jan 18
Tactic signals fresh effort to eliminate insurgents’ income from narcotics.
Marble on display at a specialist shop in Afghanistan. (Photo: USAID Afghanistan/Wikimedia Commons)
Gul Ahmad Ehsan
29 Nov 17
Insurgents funnel off extraction fees amid disputed control of the site.
Poppy field in Afghanistan's Helmand province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
Gul Ahmad Ehsan
16 Mar 17
Local producers say they can now plant and harvest their fields all year round.
Renewed fighting in Helmand has led to a fresh wave of displacement among the local population. (Photo: Al Jazeera/Flickr)
Gul Ahmad Ehsan
8 Nov 16
Ongoing surge of violence means that villagers are continuing to flee their homes.