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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.
The Taliban has recruited ethnic Tajiks in northeastern Badakhshan Province, and ethnic Turkmen and Uzbeks in northwestern Faryab Province and in the northern province of Jowzjan. Qari Salahuddin Ayubi, an ethnic Uzbek, was the Taliban's shadow ...
Jawid Bedar, the spokesman for the Faryab governor, said fighting was nearing Maymana and that without reinforcements the city could fall. Bedar said the militants had blocked the highway leading east from Maymana to Sheberghan, capital of Jowzjan ...
According to Afghan officials, the women were both shot in Jowzjan Province in recent months. ... "Except for major cities in the country, the Afghan military cannot get to rural areas where the Taliban still have a stronghold," Naderi explains ...
The northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif was cut off, as were road connections to eight northern provinces. It was only the latest setback for the country's battered Ring Road, a highway network ... The highway has also been shut down by insurgent ambushes ...
Reuters reports that "Syrian government forces and their allies fought insurgents near Aleppo on Monday and jets carried out raids around a nearby town seized by Islamist rebels." The news comes as the United States and ... They observe that the ...
The killings, which were thought to be unrelated, took place in recent months in northern Jowzjan Province, in predominantly Uzbek areas where Taliban presence has traditionally been weak except among ethnic Pashtuns.
Just hours after the first blast, a second explosion hit the city in the evening but no serious casualties were reported. The blast was caused by an improvised device, according to Sediqqi.
... this predictable pattern as the Taliban continued relentless military pressure on the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). This began last September with the spectacular assault on Afghanistan's fifth largest city, Kunduz. ... Given the degree ...

MAIMANA, Feb. 28, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Taliban fighters attend a surrender ceremony in Jowzjan province, Afghanistan, Feb. 28, 2016.
MAIMANA, Feb. 28, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Taliban fighters attend a surrender ceremony in Jowzjan province, Afghanistan, Feb. 28, 2016.
Afghan crews will train at a base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, with equipment and parts being positioned ahead of the expected deployment late in March, Davis added.
Afghan crews will train at a base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, with equipment and parts being positioned ahead of the expected deployment late in March, Davis added.
Afghan crews will train at a base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, with equipment and parts being positioned ahead of the expected deployment late in March, Davis added.
As well as the fighting in Helmand, Taliban operations in the northern provinces of Jowzjan, Kunduz and Baghlan have also severely stretched government forces and caused heavy casualties over recent days.
Afghan crews will train at a base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, with equipment and parts being positioned ahead of the expected deployment late in March, Davis added.
This design was used for IPPs in Sheberghan (200 MW), the capital city of Jowzjan province in northwest Afghanistan, and Mazar (50 MW), the capital of Balkh province also in northwest Afghanistan.
2 hours ago in economy. Yemen army retakes town overlooking rebel-besieged Taiz .... Afghan crews will train at a base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, with equipment and parts being positioned ahead of the expected deployment late in March ...
Five militants killed in Afghanistan. Share this page | Posted on 13 Jan 2016, 06:55 | 12 hours ago by IANS. Kabul, Jan 13 : Security forces in Afghanistan killed five Taliban militants and captured another on Wednesday following cleanup operations ...
Since July, the Taliban -- estimated to number more than 3,000 in the north -- have captured hundreds of villages across the Faryab, Sar-e Pol, and Jowzjan provinces. The fighting has displaced some 30,000 civilians in Faryab alone, according to ...
Malik, a middle school student, is one among the hundreds of residents living in Temor Sarai village, northwest of Mazar-Sharif city in Balkh district, Balkh Province. He is thankful for the day gravel was put on the village's dirt track. The work and ...
Back in his home province of Jowzjan, Mr. Dostum turned his pink palace into a command center and announced that he was coordinating the war efforts there and in the neighboring provinces of Faryab and Sar-i-Pul.
In the latest violent incident which occurred in the fortified capital city Kabul on Monday morning, unknown armed men abducted a foreign national in downtown Kabul city. A foreign lady employed by German government aid agency GIZ was abducted by ...
An explosion in the northern Afghan province of Jowzjan has killed four civilians and wounded 14 others, Press TV reports. Local sources said on Saturday that the main target of the roadside bombing ... Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security ...
"I couldn't recognize her," the 46-year-old recalls, thinking back to the day when he met with a group of women in Jowzjan province. "Women left one by one, but only one stayed back. She was my mother and I met her after 11 years." Rehman's mother told ...
A self-proclaimed "kingmaker" and bulwark against the Taliban with a penchant for creating friends out of yesterday's foes, the colorful Gen.
booms the moustached 61-year-old, a Macy's jacket slung over his shoulders despite the sweltering heat of Jowzjan province, a stone's throw from Turkmenistan and neighbouring Faryab province where Islamist insurgents have been plaguing government ...
Turkmenistan lies along the northwest frontier of Afghanistan, adjacent to the Afghan provinces of Herat, Badghis, Faryab, and Jowzjan. Over the years the border has been relatively calm, but in 2014 incidents between Turkmen ... The situation in ...
Caught off guard as Taliban fighters neared major cities, the Afghan government turned to arming militias to support its security forces, undermining a process of disarmament that has cost hundreds of millions of dollars over the past decade.
Fighting in the regions was preventing development, he noted, giving the example of gas deposits found in Jowzjan and Sar-e Pol provinces.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which held its leaders summit in the Russian city of Ufa last week, remains a puzzle.
Mudaqiq noted that division had been moving almost constantly between battlefields in Badakhshan and Kunduz provinces in the east to Jowzjan and Faryab in the west. At the end of June, Afghan Interior Minister Nur ul-Haq Ulumi confirmed the presence of ...
Atta, an ethnic Tajik who controls the city of Mazar-e Sharif, the economic and trade capital of the north. Mr. Dostum's power base is in the heavily Uzbek northern provinces such as Samangan, Jowzjan, and Faryab, one province where the Taliban and ...
Nine Afghan employees of a government development program, including a woman, have been killed by militants who attacked their guesthouse in a remote village of northern Afghanistan's Balkh Province. ... But Noor also has been in a bloody rivalry for ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - Facing a fierce Taliban offensive across a corridor of northern Afghanistan, the government in Kabul is turning to a strategy fraught with risk: forming local militias and beseeching old warlords for military assistance, according ...
Some of the heaviest fighting this year has taken place in northeastern Afghanistan, near the city of Kunduz (where fighting is still in progress), in the province of the same name, and in the Jurm district of Badakhshan Province, and the Marchak ...
"Units of police have conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with the national army and National Directorate for Security in Kunar, Nangarhar, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni ...
Two weeks prior to the offensive in Kunduz city an estimated 1,000 Taliban fighters overran Afghan Army positions in Jurm District in Badakhshan Province.
The assault on Kunduz city, which began Friday, is the cornerstone of the Taliban's spring offensive. Already, the fighting is posing a dire test of the Afghan Security Forces, which struggled on multiple fronts last year after taking the lead from ...
"The operations involving units of police, army and national directorate for security and conducted in parts of Faryab, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Badghis, Baghlan, Kunduz, Farah, Herat, Paktika and Helmand provinces, 104 armed ...
Bobi and his forces are located near Jowzjan Province, east of Faryab, and the Arbaki commander has been keeping track of events in the neighboring region.


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