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Sadeq Behnam

Sadeq Behnam

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Sadeq Behnam
15 Jun 11
IWPR story said to have contributed to introduction of ban on poaching of species that prey on agricultural pests.
Sadeq Behnam
15 Jun 11
IWPR story said to have contributed to introduction of ban on poaching of species that prey on agricultural pests.
Security officials tour newly-built prison facilities in Herat. (Photo: ISAF Media)
Sadeq Behnam
6 Jan 11
Officials want prisoners to acquire useful trades to prevent them re-offending.
Saffron is seen as a viable alternative to illegal opium poppies. (Photo: Khalid Nahez/IRIN)
Sadeq Behnam
10 Dec 10
Insurgents accused of pressuring Herat farmers to switch to opium poppy in order to levy illicit revenues.
Common myna, a species valued by Afghans more as a supreme pest-control agent than for its ability to talk. (Photo: Yotam Orchan, Assaf Shwartz)
Sadeq Behnam
19 Nov 10
Farmers concerned that poaching of predator species allows pests to get out of control.
Sadeq Behnam
21 Jan 10
Girls and women get a chance to sing and play instruments, but conservatives are firmly opposed.
Sadeq Behnam
30 Nov 09
Construction authorised by Kabul around historic sites jeopardises city’s heritage status.
Sadeq Behnam
8 Dec 08
Herat officials claim Iranians behind theft of artefacts and destruction of historical sites.
Sadeq Behnam
30 Oct 07
A spate of murders and kidnappings is denting the economic prospects of a formerly stable part of Afghanistan.
Sadeq Behnam
20 Jul 07
Is Iran using Afghan soil to fight a proxy battle against the United States?

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