jalalabad jalalabad  /dʒə ˈlæ lə bæd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)

News

  1. Afghans poised to take security lead from U.S., NATO

    JALALABAD, Afghanistan — One of the most significant turning points in one of America’s longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan’s fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Killeen Daily Herald

  2. In significant milestone of 12-year war, Afghans poised to take lead for security

    JALALABAD, Afghanistan — One of the most significant turning points in one of America's longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan's fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security nationwide, bringing the moment of truth on the question of whether they are ready to fight an insurgency that remains resilient after nearly 12 years of conflict.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Afghans poised to take security lead from US, NATO

    JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the most significant turning points in one of America's longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan's fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security nationwide, bringing the moment of truth on the question of whether they are ready to fight an insurgency that remains resilient after nearly 12 years of conflict.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "The wave of lawlessness and criminal infighting has reached Jalalabad," said Edil Baisalov, the interim chief of staff. "Like elsewhere, this region will also return to calm."
    on Apr 18, 2010 By: Edil Baisalov Source: Washington Post

  2. "We are reorganising our presence because ISAF has spread across the country and so we are also making a change, which is to withdraw our special forces from Jalalabad," Alliot-Marie told France Info radio.
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Michele Alliot-Marie Source: Reuters India

  3. Jude added to Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper: "I visited some dying babies in hospital in Jalalabad and they looked like chickens, they were so tiny and covered in their own diarrhoea. Those babies were going to die. As a father, that was so...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Jude Law Source: MyParkMag

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