2009 in Afghanistan
Events from the year 2009 in Afghanistan
2009 in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
List of candidates in the Afghan presidential election, 2009
Forty-four candidates were registered for the 2009 Afghan presidential election when the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) announced its official preliminary list of candidates on M...
Battle of Alasay
The Battle of Alasay, codenamed Operation Dinner Out, was a military operation carried out by French troops of the Chasseurs Alpins's 27e Battalion and the Afghan National Army (ANA) 1st Kandak (batt...
Battle of Alasay - Wikipedia
International Security Assistance Force
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386 as envisaged b...
International Security Assistance Force - Wikipedia
Operation Mar Lewe
Operation Mar Lewe was a three-day International Security Assistance Force operation started in the early hours of Friday 29 May 2009 when the Taliban were attacked as the Afghan Security Forces and B...
Operation Panther's Claw
Operation Panchai Palang, or Panther's Claw, was a British-led military operation of the Afghan War in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. It aimed to secure various canal and river crossings to...
Operation Panther's Claw - Wikipedia
Operation Cobra's Anger
Operation Cobra's Anger was a US-led offensive in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. About 1,000 Marines as well as 150 Afghan troops were involved. The operation began in the early hours of 4 ...
Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2009
In 2009, the United States and NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) coalition, alongside with Afghan National Army forces, continued military operations against the Taliban in Afghanist...
Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2009 - Wikipedia
Granai airstrike
The Granai airstrike, sometimes called the Granai massacre, refers to the killing of approximately 86 to 147 Afghan civilians, mostly women and children, by an airstrike by a US Air Force B-1 Bomber o...
Battle of Kamdesh
The Battle of Kamdesh took place during the War in Afghanistan. It occurred on October 3, 2009, when a force of 300 Taliban assaulted the American Combat Outpost ("COP") Keating near the town of Kamde...
Battle of Kamdesh - Wikipedia
2009 Kabul Indian embassy attack
The 2009 Kabul Indian embassy attack was a suicide bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on 8 October 2009 at 8:30 am local time. The bombing killed 17 people and wounded 63.
The...
2009 Afghan avalanches
The 2009 Afghan avalanches occurred near Kabul in the central Asian country of Afghanistan on 16 January 2009. At least ten people were killed and twelve vehicles and machinery used to clear the road ...
Narang night raid
The Narang night raid was a night raid on a household in the village of Ghazi Khan in the early morning hours of December 27, 2009. The operation was authorized by NATO and resulted in the death of t...
Narang night raid - Wikipedia
Khaama Press
Khaama Press (KP) (Pashto: خامه پرس، افغان انلاین خبرونو وب پانه) (Persian: خامه پرس، روزنامه انلاين افغانستان) is the largest Afghan online newspaper established in October 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan...
Khaama Press - Wikipedia
2009 UN guest house attack in Kabul
The 2009 UN guest house attack happened in the early hours of October 28, 2009, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Three Taliban attackers stormed a guest house used by the United Nations, killing five UN staff, ...
Operation Oqab
Operation Oqab (Eagle in English, Adler in German) was a military operation conducted by ISAF and Afghan National Army troops, in July 2009, with the objective to force the Taliban out of Kunduz Provi...
Operation Diesel
Operation Diesel was a raid by 700 British troops from the Royal Marines 45 Commando, 42 Commando, and the 3 Commando Brigade's Reconnaissance Force, as well as armoured infantry and close reconnaissa...
April 2009 Afghanistan earthquake
The 2009 Afghanistan earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 5.5 in eastern Afghanistan on 15 April at 01:57 local time (21:27 GMT). The earthquake was followed two hours later by an after...
April 2009 Afghanistan earthquake - Wikipedia
International Conference on Afghanistan, The Hague (2009)
On March 31, 2009 an International Conference on Afghanistan (subtitled: The Afghanistan Conference 2009: A Comprehensive Strategy in a Regional Context) was held in the World Forum Convention Center ...
International Conference on Afghanistan, The Hague (2009) - Wikipedia