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Mohammad Ilyas
24 Feb 10
Rebels say attacks in Kabul and Lashkar Gah demonstrate intent to bring fight to heart of government.
Mohammad Ilyas
6 Feb 10
Demo allegedly staged by insurgents leaves at least six dead and many more angry at government and foreign forces.
Mohammad Ilyas
29 Sep 09
As post-election agony continues, Helmandis are increasingly disillusioned with their government - and with democracy itself.
Mohammad Ilyas
2 Sep 09
Rebels make Helmand a sea of landmines, targeting military and civilians.
Mohammad Ilyas
18 Aug 09
Villagers give election registration team short shrift, believing insurgents could soon be back.
Mohammad Ilyas
18 Aug 09
Incumbent president may have lost quite a few votes when he failed to appear at campaign rally.
Mohammad Ilyas
11 Aug 09
Military operations against the Taleban may have failed to prepare Helmand for polling.
Mohammad Ilyas
23 Jul 09
Local residents willing to give qualified approval to Operation Khanjar, but there’s a long way to go before it can be termed a success.
Mohammad Ilyas
17 Jun 09
Buoyed by new airstrip, some officials hope to see tourists – but realists just pleased they can export local produce.
Mohammad Ilyas
28 May 08
Rather than watch their poppy fields being destroyed, growers take up arms alongside the Taleban.

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