(gôr), or


(go͝or), mountainous region and province (1979 est. pop. 341,000), 14,085 sq mi (36,479 sq km), W central Afghanistan, including a ruined medieval city of the same name. Chagcharan is the provincial capital. The powerful Muslim Ghorid dynasty was established in the former city of Ghor in the 12th cent. It was overthrown by Muhammad of Khwarazm in 1215. Mongols under Jenghiz Khan took Ghor in 1221, after which the Karts (Mongol clients) ruled (c.1245–1379). The city then lapsed into obscurity.
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Meanwhile, Afghan local policemen from Ghor Tapa area were on their way to assist the under attack troops but the policemen were ambushed by the Taliban in an area between Ghor Tapa and Momin Pul.
As per the agreement signed with the Afghan Training Institute (ATI), more than 2750 male and female schoolteachers will be trained through seminars in Herat, Kabul, Bamiyan, Balkh, Ghor, Daykundi, Wardak, Badghis and Panjshir provinces.
KABUL -- The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemned the deadly mosque bombings in Kabul and Ghor provinces of Afghanistan.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan strongly condemns horrific suicide attacks at mosques in Kabul and in the province of Ghor in Afghanistan on 20 October 2017, resulting in deaths of several innocent worshipers and injuring many others.
The United States strongly condemns the October 20 terrorist attacks in Kabul and Ghor, as well as the other attacks carried out across the country this week.
According to Radio Pakistan, Pakistan has strongly condemned suicide attacks at mosques in Kabul and in the province of Ghor in Afghanistan.
Pakistan has strongly condemned suicide attacks at mosques in Kabul and Ghor in Afghanistan, Radio Pakistan reported.
Mohammad Rassoul Bawari said his ministry was working on a policy focusing on the maintenance of historical heritages, particularly renovation of the Jams minaret of Ghor province, said the agency.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 35 people were killed when the Taliban attacked a hospital in Central Ghor province over the weekend, a presidential spokesman said Monday.
Abdul Basir Yousuf, who worked as an interpreter for Lithuanian troops in Afghanistan's Ghor Province, was the first of the men to arrive in Lithuania in April 2016.
Karak, May 28 (Petra) -- A ministerial committee met Sunday with local representatives in Ghor Al Safi to discuss improving services in the underdeveloped Southern Jordan Valley region.
Taxila -- A man has been allegedly stoned to death in the name of honour in Ghor Ghushti district Attock within the jurisdiction of Hazroo police.