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 cities, towns & villages of Jowzjan province, Afghanistan

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President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan at the Dawood Khan Military hospital in Kabul last year. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times.
Fighting lasted for several hours near the city of Mazar-e Sharif in northern Balkh province. insurgents targeted those ... "If strict inspections had taken place, the attackers would not have passed the first gate," said Jan Agah, from Jowzjan ...
92); Ventisette bambini sono morti nella provincia di Jowzjan, in Afghanistan, a causa del freddo e della neve. (Internazionale n.1190, 3 febbraio 2017, pag.92); Il cambiamento climatico ha aumentato ..... E il fascino della migrazione polare ha ...
92); Ventisette bambini sono morti nella provincia di Jowzjan, in Afghanistan, a causa del freddo e della neve. (Internazionale n.1190, 3 febbraio 2017, pag.92); Il cambiamento climatico ha aumentato ..... E il fascino della migrazione polare ha ...
In late October, Rahmattulah Hashar, the head of Jowzjan's Darzab district, said the "armed people of Daesh [IS]" captured four villages in his district. The Afghan Islamic Press reported IS militants had killed a Taliban commander in Darzab and ...
Mawlawi Abdul Rahman, an Uzbek from Faryab, served as the head of the Chamber and commerce in Herat province and is now the shadow governor for Jowzjan. ... The remaining parts of the province - the provincial capital, Maimana, Andkhoi (the province's ...
When a convoy carrying supplies to snowbound villages was ambushed last month in Jowzjan province, leaving six aid workers dead, their names and faces remained unknown to the public.
women with their children sit inside a tent on the outskirts of Jalalabad, in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Jan 18, 2017. A number of women from the province were captured by Islamic State fighters in early 2016 and held for more than four months ...
ISIS claimed to have killed more than 100 people at the 400-bed facility for wounded soldiers in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of the city, which houses several key buildings and diplomatic missions. Officials said that the attack began when a suicide ...
... cities and villages across the country. Last week, Afghan Army besieged the house of war criminal and Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum to arrest his bodyguards involved in the sexual abuse of former governor of Jowzjan province Ahmad Eshchi.
Mohammad Reza Ghafori, spokesman for the Jowzjan provincial governor, said on Saturday the police officers were attacked on Friday as they were coming out of the mosque.
COMPLEXITY of Afghanistan enigma complicates day by day as the country's traumatic experience of unending civil strife, chaotic socio-politico and economic situation swells into an overstretching burden.
The aid workers came under insurgent fire in Jowzjan province on February 8 while they were en route to a remote snowbound area to deliver much-needed relief supplies.
... release of two staff members who were abducted when their convoy was ambushed in northern Afghanistan last week, leaving six other workers dead.
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, David Friedman, nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to Israel, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Newborn Malaysian tiger cubs rest in their nursery before they are fed at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical gardens, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Cincinnati.
... release of two staff members who were abducted when their convoy was ambushed in northern Afghanistan last week, leaving six other workers dead.
The coordinator of one rights group, Bertha Oliva of the Committee of Families of People Detained and Disappeared in Honduras, told AFP that Santos Sevilla was killed in his home Friday in Montana de La Flor, a village 100 kilometers (60 miles) north ...
army commander Alberto Mejia blamed the leftist guerrillas for the disappearance of Cristo Contreras, whose son Edwin is the mayor of the town of El Carmen in the restive northwestern region of Catatumbo. He said the rebels had also bombed an oil ...
The group has recently advanced in the rural territories and launched an offensive in big cities of the country. About 15 percent of Afghanistan's districts were under the militants' control while 133 were contested, the Special Inspector General for ...
The children, aged 10 and 11, were grabbed on Friday by abductors in a black vehicle, as they were walking from their homes to school in their village of Cerro Alto, according to several witnesses. After their poor ... The aid workers came under ...
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Swiss voters cast their ballot in Obersaxen, Switzerland, Sunday Feb. 12, 2017. Swiss voters were deciding Sunday whether to make it easier for "third-generation foreigners" to get Swiss citizenship and whether to lock in competitive low tax rates for ...
The organisation, he told The Associated Press, needs "to reassess how we can conduct our work" safely following Wednesday's attack near the northern town of Shibirghan. Glass described the assault as the "worst incident" for ICRC in 16 years in ...
... attack near the northern town of Shibirghan. Glass described the assault as the "worst incident" for ICRC in 16 years in Afghanistan.
It is a sentiment that will worry the main political parties, especially in a place where unemployment runs almost two points below the national average of nearly 10 percent, and a median annual salary of 30,000 euros places it in the top 10 for cities ...
... attack near the northern town of Shibirghan. Glass described the assault as the "worst incident" for ICRC in 16 years in Afghanistan.
Snow is slowing the morning commute around New York City and upstate, where highways and secondary roads in the Albany area are covered in snow.
The eight-person team was delivering livestock materials near the northern town of Shibirghan, capital of Jowzjan province, when the gunmen attacked the convoy, the Red Cross said.
The attack took place as the eight-person (three drivers and five field officers) team was distributing livestock materials to a remote area affected by deadly snowstorms near the northern town of Shibirghan, capital of the Jowzjan province, when they ...
The eight-person team was delivering livestock materials near the northern town of Shibirghan, capital of the Jowzjan province, when the gunmen attacked their convoy, it said. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms what appears to be a deliberate ...
Three vehicles carrying eight International Committee of the Red Cross employees were travelling through Dasht-e Leili, a desert in Jowzjan province, when they came under fire, according to the provincial governor, Lotfullah Azizi. Three drivers and ...
WASHINGTON - Yemen's government said on Wednesday that it had requested a "reassessment" of an American commando raid last month that killed several women and children and closer coordination on future operations, but said that it had not ...
... across Afghanistan "on hold" following the incident, a senior ICRC official said. The eight-person team was delivering livestock materials near the northern town of Shibirghan, capital of the Jowzjan province, when the gunmen attacked their convoy ...
In the latest attack, a team of three drivers and five field officers was traveling to deliver livestock materials south of the town of Shibergan in Jowzjan province when their convoy was attacked by armed men, the Red Cross said. The group said it did ...
At least 47 people have died in the last three weeks because of the severe cold and heavy snowfall in northern Afghanistan's Jowzjan province, an official says. Access to health centres was limited as roads were closed off because ... "Ten women gave ...
Virginity tests in Kabul are usually conducted in a small room at the city's main forensic center that looks more like a storage space than an examination facility.
Dozens of fathers and tribal elders interviewed in Balkh, Faryab, and Jowzjan provinces all said that most girls in their communities were married off between the ages of nine and 14.
Hundreds of Afghan people have taken up arms against Taliban in the northern Jowzjan province after the fundamentalist rebel group intensified its armed activities in the neighbouring Saripul and Faryab provinces.
women in the district of Darz-Aab, in Jowzjan Province, initially fought alongside local forces to prevent the antigovernment militants from overrunning the village of Shahtoot in late October. ... governor said last month that fighters affiliated with ...
Dozens of fathers and tribal elders interviewed in Balkh, Faryab, and Jowzjan provinces all said that most girls in their communities were married off between the ages of nine and 14.
On October 9, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the first Vice President of Afghanistan, announced he would lead a military operation to help clear the city of Kunduz of insurgents. The announcement comes as ... Dostum's role as a civilian government leader ...
On October 9, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the first Vice President of Afghanistan, announced he would lead a military operation to help clear the city of Kunduz of insurgents. The announcement comes as ... Dostum's role as a civilian government leader ...
8:15 pm: terrorists snatch 5 Self-Loading rifles from a minority police picket in Samnoo village of DH Pora in Kulgam. 8:00 pm: ... 12.52 pm: At least 6 dead, 80 wounded after IED detonates in bazaar cente in Jowzjan Province of Afghanistan: Afghan media.
Kabul, Afghanistan - The feud between two police families from the village of Daku, on the northern Afghan Shomali Plain, goes back so far no one really knows what started it.
They say her husband, Qari Zia, is a former Taliban commander from Jowzjan Province who crossed over to IS and is now based in the extremists' stronghold of Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan.
RFE/RL's Turkmen Service spoke with some locals in Afghanistan's Kunduz province who live in villages along the Amu-Darya, across from Tajikistan but also very near Uzbekistan.
Recently Kazakhistan, a big country with huge natural resources, witnessed suicide attacks in its western town Aktobe, which is quite close to that country's border with Russia.
"Two months ago, the Taliban had almost encircled the provincial capitals of Faryab and Jowzjan and Sari Pul," Mudaqiq explained.
And Karyadar was not the only person from Jowzjan who was in Turkmenistan. Karyadar said he "heard" the Qarqeen district police chief "Ayub" and another Arkbaky commander, Gurbandurdy, who we've met before in the Qishloq, were also in Turkmenistan.


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