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KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan Special Security Forces and U.S. Special Operators eliminated four ISIS-K fighters during a partnered nighttime raid in the isolated village of Mughul, Darzab district, Jowzjan province, Afghanistan, Mar. 22, 2018. This tactical defeat of ISIS-K fighters in Jowzjan is the ...
Italian aid group Emergency, which runs a major trauma hospital in the city, said 35 wounded had been brought in as well as four who were dead on ... Separately, Afghan Special Forces arrested a French woman among a group of Islamic State fighters captured in the northern province of Jowzjan, ... suicide bomber

US and Afghan forces conducted a "nighttime raid" on Thursday in Mughul village in Darzab, the statement added. It made no mention of a French female fighter. Most of the fighters in Jowzjan were "Pakistani Pashtun", General John Nicholson, commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan, said in ... woman
US and Afghan forces conducted a "nighttime raid" on Thursday in Mughul village in Darzab, the statement added. It made no mention of a French female fighter. Most of the fighters in Jowzjan were "Pakistani Pashtun", General John Nicholson, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, said in ... Islamic State Afghanistan
US and Afghan forces conducted a "night-time raid" on Thursday in Mughul village in Darzab, the statement added. It made no mention of a French female fighter. Most of the fighters in Jowzjan were "Pakistani Pashtun", General John Nicholson, commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan, said in ... ISIL
US and Afghan forces conducted a "nighttime raid" on Thursday in Mughul village in Darzab, the statement added. It made no mention of a French female fighter. Most of the fighters in Jowzjan were "Pakistani Pashtun", General John Nicholson, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, said in ... Afghanistan

Officials in Jowzjan province warn that local services are struggling to cope with an influx of thousands of displaced people (IDPs) escaping fighting in Darzab and Qush Tepa districts. Insurgents ... Rahila (not her real name) fled her village of Sardara in Darzab district to seek refuge in central Jowzjan.
Last week, the Islamic State in Khorasan released a video promoting Jowzjan Province in Afghanistan's north and Nangarhar Province in the east as the .... a series of towns and villages in the east, American and Afghan Special Operations forces responded with Operation Hamza to take back the territory. Terrorist
Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the spokesman of provincial governor said, "The clash occurred in Darzab district. Security forces did not suffer any casualties in the clash." He further informed that a body of a woman was found stuffed in a bag at Afghan-Gas Enterprise Blocks in Sheberghan city of ... insurgents
Syrian Democratic Forces' YPG reportedly recaptured the village of Amranli in Sharran subdistrict from Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army. However, the locality ... Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army and Turkish Land Forces' artillery shelled Jindires and villages in Bulbul subdistrict. According to the Syrian ... insurgents
“Sesame oil was widely sold 20 years ago in Mazar-e-Sharif city, but it's not bought and sold very much nowadays,” he continued. “Thirty years ago, we used to sell 120 kilos of sesame and linseed oils a day, but now we sell about 40 kilos each day.” Sesame and linseed oils were once highly prized in ... insurgents
“As a governor, I can say about the province of Darzab and Khoshtipe,” Moulavi Abdulhai Hayat, chair of the provincial council in Jowzjan, told Russian ... the claim that the U.S. military is shielding ISIS- and Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in the Rukban refugee camp near the Southern Syrian city of At Tanf. insurgents
Joint US and Afghan air raids targeted the Islamic State group in Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan province, while in northeastern Badakshan province US fighter jets pounded Taliban camps that were providing support to militant Turkic Muslim Uighurs who seek independence from China, a US-led coalition ... insurgents
In the Darzab district of northwestern Jowzjan province, around 300 young people, most of them under 20, have reportedly been recruited into ISK-P and received training. The group has established training centers in the villages of Moghul and Sar Dara, and there are even reports an ISK-P commander ... insurgents
At least 10 civilians were killed and four others wounded in an airstrike on Friday in Jowzjan's Darzab district, Afghanistan, reported by Tolo News. The residents of Faryab province, in the north of Afghanistan, claimed that the airstrike was carried out by foreign forces. About what the Resolute Support ... insurgents
A number of Algerian and French nationals entered the largely ISIS-controlled district of Darzab in northern Jowzjan province in November, said district governor Baaz ... Darzab residents told AFP that roughly 200 foreigners had set up camp just a few hundred yards from the village of Bibi Mariam. insurgents
Another resident, Akram, also informed AFP that the town is 95 percent under ISIS control and many of the residents, especially public workers, have left the ... Hashar, a former district village chief, said he started seeing French fighters with their translator as of mid-November and they were training others to ... insurgents

On June 20, fighters from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group claimed to have captured Darzab district in Jowzjan Province, and government officials and the ... captured in the Kakha district not far from where Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Iran meet, and they were headed for Turkmenistan's city of Mary. insurgents
The attack took place in the district of Darzab, in the southwest of Jowzjan Province, a remote area that has long seesawed between government and ... In the village of Betaw in Darzab, Islamic State militants killed seven local police officers and 15 civilians, according to a local elder, and threatened to kill ... insurgents
A joint Afghan-U.S. special operations raid early Thursday in an isolated village in the northwestern Jowzjan province was the latest in a series of operations targeting the group. On Jan. 28, Afghan forces captured Khitab Aka, the head facilitator of foreign fighters for the group in Jowzjan province. On ... ISIS
Syrian Democratic Forces' artillery stationed in Shaalah village shelled TFSA -held city of Al-Bab, killing one and wounding two civilians, near Nabil Haidar school in the city. ... Islamic State in Jowzjan province is led by Uzbeki Abdulaziz Yeldash, son of Taher Yaldash, leader of an Uzbeki militia. Under the ... ISIS
Offenders were physically beaten while their faces were blackened and they were paraded through villages to set an example. The only opium harvest ... As per the report, poppy cultivation has expanded in Northern Afghan areas of Balkh, Jowzjan, Baghlan, and Sari Pul provinces. These provinces were ... ISIS
In the past 18 months, as a US-led bombing campaign against the group gathered momentum, it dramatically escalated its attacks in Kabul, adding to the dangers already faced by civilians in the city, which the UN cites as one of the deadliest places in the country. Here are some key moments in the rise of ... ISIS
Jam Laurence, sub-prefect of the Cameroon town, said several batches of Muslims from Central African Republic have been coming to seek refuge in Cameroon due to security ... The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) inaugurated a clinic in northern Afghanistan's Balkh city on Monday. ISIS
A U.S. service member was killed and four others were wounded Monday during an operation in a part of Afghanistan in which U.S. forces have been combating both the Islamic State and the Taliban, U.S. military officials said Tuesday. The fatality occurred in Nangahar province's Achin district, in a ... ISIS
Whilst popular for a holiday due to Sana'a, the largest city in the country, being a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is still considered one of the most .... Paktika; Paktiya; Logar Wardak;Kandahar; Uruzgan; Zabul; Helmand; Nimroz; Badghis; Farah; Faryab; Jowzjan; Badakhshan; Baghlan; Kunduz and Takhar. ISIS
“It's been reported on news sites and social media that a majority of 80 foreign fighters in Marawi city came from western and Arab countries as well as ... “In Jowzjan province, Afghanistan, what could have happened was the simple arrival of a few individuals with French passports who had been in ... ISIS
It is interesting to note that foreign media recently reported that the village of Bibi Mariam in Darzab town of Jowzjan Province of Afghanistan has become latest camp of western terrorists of Islamic State commonly known as Daesh. District governor Baaz Mohammad Dawar while talking with AFP News ... ISIS
Local officials in Jowzjan province reported that a man killed his 25-year-old sister in Shibirghan city, and fled from the scene. Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the governor's spokesperson, said the woman killed by her brother was from Qowsh Tapa district of this province. He stated, “She had eloped with a ... ISIS
Fighters of the Free Syrian Army's Ahl al-Diyar operations room raided Syrian Democratic Forces' positions in Tal Jajan village, west of Al-Bab. Military Commander of FSA ... Furthermore, civilians in the city of Raqqa found a body of an individual in Muawiya bin Abi Sufyan school. The deceased individual ... ISIS
"A number" of Algerian and French nationals entered the largely IS-controlled district of Darzab in northern Jowzjan province in November, said district governor Baaz ... Darzab residents told AFP that roughly 200 foreigners had set up camp just a few hundred metres (yards) from the village of Bibi Mariam. ISIS
One area of particular concern is Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan province, a remote area where IS has been relocating fighters, many aligned with the ... forces, IS fighters have also been free to recruit both men and children from towns and villages, seemingly undeterred by the fall of the physical caliphate. ISIS
Eschi went on to hold top government positions in Jowzjan, and his sons were ... In the center of town I found Dostum's palace, a square-block property ... 200 gunmen from Kabul to secure the streets, a menacing pall hung over the city. ..... With competition in the cities debased by factional politics, the best ... ISIS
“Over the past three days of our operations in the village, we haven't ... of Kunduz City after the Taliban briefly overran the city twice in the past two years. ... over cities and districts, but others have said the civilian toll from the ... Ahmad Ishchi, a former governor of Mr. Dostum's home province of Jowzjan, ... ISIS
Red Cross operations in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif will also be scaled ... came under militant attack in the northern province of Jowzjan. ISIS
... State group militants in the Qush Tepa area of Jowzjan province. ... a Spanish Red Cross physiotherapist working in Mazar-i-Sharif city was ... ISIS
... the city of Mazar-e-Sharif to the restive Almar, Kohistan, Sheren Tagab, ... Taliban in Aqcha town of Jowzjan in Afghanistan on September 17, ... ISIS
When armed Islamic separatists captured the city, up to 300,000 civilians fled ... 7,000 displaced people in Tamparan municipality, east of Lake Lanao. ... regular meetings with village elders, extending its influence beyond the city. ... remote district of Afghanistan's Jowzjan province, in an area where Islamic ... ISIS
Local officials in Jowzjan province reported that a man killed his 25-year-old sister in Shibirghan city, and fled from the scene. Mohammad ... ISIS
... took over Khamab district in the northern province of Jowzjan after hours ... clearing the enemy of 17 huge villages in the mentioned district. ISIS
Taliban fighters overran Khamab District in northern Jowzjan ... chunk out of the center of the city for embassies, ministries and military offices. ISIS
On June 20, fighters from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group claimed to have captured Darzab district in Jowzjan Province, and government officials and the ... captured in the Kakha district not far from where Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Iran meet, and they were headed for Turkmenistan's city of Mary. ISIS
The IS fighters, according to the newspaper, captured Aqbalaq village in Darzab district on Wednesday and arrested 10 Taliban fighters and ... ISIS
In the village of Betaw in Darzab, Islamic State militants killed seven local ... a member of the Jowzjan Provincial Council, who is from Darzab. ISIS
... terrorist group, outlawed in Russia) were killed, and 12 more were injured by security forces in Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan province over ... ISIS
Residents and officials in Jowzjan Province blame IS for burning down some 60 houses in a village in late December and for killing six Afghan employees of the ... said the "armed people of Daesh [IS]" captured four villages in his district. .... that the Taliban were planning to attack the city of Kunduz again. ISIS
Mohammad Reza Ghafori, spokesman for the Jowzjan provincial governor, ... said on Twitter his group killed the policemen and captured the village. ... In Jowzjan province earlier this month, ISIL was blamed for killing at least ... ISIS
Operations in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif will be scaled back. ... convoy came under insurgent attack in the northern province of Jowzjan. ISIS
... Khamab district in the northern province of Jowzjan after hours of fighting. ... clearing the enemy of 17 huge villages in the mentioned district. ISIS
Taliban fighters overran Khamab District in northern Jowzjan ... chunk out of the center of the city for embassies, ministries and military offices. ISIS


 

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