Maimana

Maimana

or

Meymaneh

(both: mā`mänə), city (1979 pop. 38,250), capital of Faryab prov., N Afghanistan, near the Uzbekistan border. A walled city inhabited mainly by Uzbeks, Maimana is a market for leather goods, silk, wheat, and barley.

Maimana

 

a city in northern Afghanistan; the administrative center of the province of Faryab. Population, 55,500 (1969). It is located in an oasis on the Bactrian plain. Maimana is a center of the wool, astrakhan, leather, grain, and oilseed trades. Carpet weaving is an important industry. In the vicinity of Maimana, wheat is grown and karakul sheep are raised.

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KAByL (CyHAN)- Taliban massive offensive on Faryab's provincial capital Maimana city, 425 km northwest of Kabul, was repulsed Monday morning leaving 23 insurgents dead bodies, deputy to provincial police chief Baryali Basharyar said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Afghan National Security Forces repelled a coordinated attack of Taliban militants on Maimana, the provincial capital of Northern Faryab province, a local official said.
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The mosque in Maimana, capital of Faryab province, was crowded with worshippers marking the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, they said, adding that local officials were among the visitors.
The attack, on the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, happened in Maimana, capital of Faryab province, said Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai, a spokesman for police in the Afghan north.
26 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 41 people were killed and over 34 others, including the provincial police chief, were injured as a suicide bomber blew his explosive up near a mosque in Maimana, the provincial capital of Faryab in northern Afghanistan, on Friday, an official said.
SHEBERGHAN, July 04, 2011 (Frontier Star): Twenty-five school students were injured when a person hurled a hand grenade at the entrance of a boys school in Faryabs capital Maimana on Sunday (July 04).
The team reassembles and convoys back through the village to Maimana, past fields of poppies with their bulbs swollen for harvest.
Interior Minister Ali Jalali telss a press conference in Kabul hundreds of Dostum gunmen marched into Maimana and began throwing rocks at the office of the Governor, Enayatullah Enayat, who fled and sought refuge at the airport.
Well worth 3pts e/w while MAIMANA (16-1 with Coral) and STREET LIFE (14-1 with The Tote) are worth 1pt e/w savers, especially as the latter looks to have been plotted up.