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"Galkynysh, the world's second-biggest gas field, will feed the TAPI pipeline," Berdymukhamedov told reporters gathered in a town near the Turkmen-Afghan border via a ... Security personnel were deployed in sensitive areas across Herat for the opening ceremony, checking all vehicles entering the city.
Three weeks prior to the attack, the hotel's security was turned over to a little-known private company, Kabul Balkh Security and Safety Company, which ... When I'm driving through the city, it is normal to be accosted by a barrage of jeeps filled with guards pointing their guns at cars, signalling them to move ...

Afghanistan's Minister of Interior Wais Ahmad Barmak on Monday said the newly ratified Kabul security plan is the only way to prevent suicide attacks and other terror related activities in Kabul city. He said as part of the first phase of the plan, which is currently being rolled out, many of the 133 side roads ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- A second governor of a northern Afghan province defied an order by the United States-backed central government to step down on Sunday, deepening a political schism between President Ashraf Ghani and regional leaders. The defiant governors and the Afghan president all ...
One of the two slaughter houses is run by the Ministry of Defense and the second is situated on the outskirts of Kabul City in Kampani area. ... Dr. Mohammad Edrees Tokhi, Kabul Municipality's Environmental Safety director, told Pajhwok Afghan News almost 4,000 animals, including cows, sheep and cattle ...
Kabul residents said the move has created heavy traffic in parts of the city. At least 100 check points have been established in downtown Kabul roads in past two weeks based on the new security plan. "These T-walls and barriers have created problems for the people. We have to walk few kilometers every ...

FIRUZKOH, Afghanistan -- A Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in the capital, Kabul, killed several foreign crew members of the country's largest airline, ... It is halfway between Kabul and the western city of Herat, but dilapidated rural roads mean that the journey of more than 400 kilometers to either city is a ...
Much like every Afghan woman, 26-year-old Yurish Jawad is no stranger to street harassment, experiencing catcalling, mockery, and abuse during even a short walk on the streets of central Kabul. Except that Jawad isn't an Afghan woman. He's a hairstylist in the capital city of Afghanistan, and he wears his ...
At least 173 guests were in their rooms on the night the Taliban stormed the building. The siege lasted 17 hours and resulted in the death of at least 43 people. The Intercontinental Hotel opened in 1969 and sits on a hill top overlooking the city. It has panoramic views of Kabul city, Bagh-e- bala 'Amir ...
The acting mayor of Kabul Abdullah Habibzai on Sunday said his administration has detected new methods of corruption by staff using Kabul municipality's cars. According to him, GPS units were placed in some vehicles to determine the distances traveled by staff. However, the drivers reportedly removed ...
Authorities in Afghanistan say the national intelligence agency has arrested eight Islamic State operatives in the capital, Kabul. The National Directorate of Security said Saturday the men were rounded up in separate operations in the city. IS recruiters were also among them. The arrests follow an assault by ...
Tacoma City Council member recalled to active duty, will deploy to Kabul in March ... Seattle -- Every Tuesday you will find Tacoma City Councilman Robert Thoms in council chambers. But his public service ... He'll be stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a public affairs officer for 6 months. It's by no ...
drought-stricken Cape Town could run out of water as soon as April, but South Africa is not alone in its struggle as ever more world cities battle acute ... The reservoir supplying Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city and a metropolitan region of 20 million people, nearly dried up in 2015, as the country faced its ...
As Kabul ambulance driver Zemari Khan raced a bleeding patient to hospital on Thursday, he came to one of the city's latticework of checkpoints. A long line of vehicles had suddenly been waved through, but Khan was ordered to stop, hand over his ID and open the rear door so a police officer could check ...
According to him, 136,000 associations operate in Kabul. He said the municipality is trying to collect the revenue transparently. Habibzai said in order to implement the agreement between the finance ministry and Kabul municipality, they will create a city police force toprotect them while they collect the ...
Last Monday, on the edges of a crowded Kabul cemetery, friends dug a grave for Ahmad Tameem, 22, a police officer, as about 200 mourners took cover ... The explosion was so large that Mohammed Roeen, another cousin of Officer Tameem, said he could see the smoke from their rooftop across town.
Afghan Security Forces uncovered an Islamic State hideout packed with explosives and suicide vests this week in a poor western neighborhood of the capital, Kabul. An intelligence official told The Associated Press that the IS refuge, hidden behind 10-foot green metal doors in the Qala-e-Wahid ...

Taliban militants driving an ambulance packed with explosives passed through two checkpoints before detonating the bombs on a crowded Kabul street on Jan. 27. More than 100 people died that day in the blast. John Iliffe and his colleagues could feel their building shake in another part of the city.
A deadly encounter in the Intercontinental Hotel -- one of several recent attacks to transform the capital into what many say feels like a new frontline in the war -- has changed his message to Afghans to something starker: Get out while you can. "Kabul is not safe for anybody ... There is no hope. I am not ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Action movie star Massoud Hashimi has a painful cough, but it's not caused by the dirty Kabul air. Hashimi has a ... "Now Kabul has changed into a war zone, not a civil society for people to live in. .... A city that was once a safe sanctuary struggling, day by day, with less and less.
Residents of Qala-e-Wahid in Kabul on Wednesday blasted security agencies and said they need to step up efforts to prevent insurgents from infiltrating the city. This comes a day after the National Directorate of Security (NDS) raided a Daesh house in the area. "Property agents renting houses must take ...
Fear and hopelessness are spreading throughout the city. DW's Hussain Sirat reports ... A long line has formed in front of the "Emergency" hospital clinic in Kabul. Loved ones wait patiently, ... The government in Kabul blames neighboring Pakistan for the escalation in violence. But Afghan citizens blame ...
Taliban assailants in army uniforms slaughtered dozens of people in an hours-long raid at Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel on Jan. 20. One week later, as the city mourned the civilian deaths, the Taliban struck again: suicide bombers drove a vehicle disguised as an ambulance down a crowded street.
The house the NDS raided is located in Qala-e-Wahid area in the west of Kabul and was rented two weeks ago by a man and a woman. Thumbnail. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said it raided a Daesh facility in Kabul's PD5 on Tuesday and seized a large cache of weapons and ...
29, 2018, the Department of State's Office of the Inspector General released the review of the Embassy Air Program, which is responsible for the flights, primarily using ex-U.S. Marine Corps CH-46 sea Knight helicopters, to and from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, the U.S. Embassy in the city, ...
The site reported "an immersive attack by the Islamic State fighters targeted the Military Academy in Kabul city." The Marshal Fahim National Defense University shares the site with two other military facilities, including a NATO base that houses instructors for the academy, according to spokesman Shah ...
Arnold Schwarzenegger of California established the first statewide day in U.S. history honoring an Asian-American, and several other states followed suit. New York City is making its inaugural celebration today. Mr. Korematsu fought the discriminatory federal order, bringing his case to the Supreme Court ...
Monday was already declared a national day of mourning in Afghanistan, after a Taliban attacker drove an ambulance filled with explosives into the heart of the city on Saturday, killing at least 103 people and wounding as many as 235. One week earlier, Taliban militants killed 22 people at Kabul's ...
In what has become a routine for many Afghan parents, with attacks in Kabul killing more than 130 people in 10 days, the father, Abuld Majid Nayel, left ... As the wait dragged on, the anxiousness of Mr. Nayel and many other family members grew into an anger that has become widespread across the city.
Like most of Kabul's residents, the 28-year-old feels utterly hopeless after a Taliban-claimed assault on the Afghan capital killed more than 100 people and ... With an acute sense of insecurity reeling through the city, the civil servant now frequently calls his parents - who are out of the country - to keep them ...
The Taliban detonated an ambulance packed with explosives in Kabul on Saturday, killing scores of people. It was the city's second deadly attack in a week. Another casualty: Afghanistan's main airline is struggling to survive after more than 50 foreign employees fled the country. The Trump Administration ...
Kabul: The attack on the Afghan Military Academy this morning had the fingerprints of the Pakistan Army as the equipment used were issued by the Pakistan army and have been supplied earlier to the ... The attack was reportedly launched at around 5 am on the Military University in PD5, Kabul city.
Kabul, Afghanistan -- Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing in Kabul to 103, as hundreds of people gathered ... Saturday's bombing took place in the heavily-guarded city center, near a number of foreign embassies and the office of the High peace Council, which is ...
The Islamic State group claimed a pre-dawn attack on a military compound in Kabul on Monday that officials said has killed at least two soldiers and wounded ... An Afghan security source said the gunmen had not managed to enter the heavily fortified compound, which is on the western outskirts of the city.
Jokowi arrives in Kabul as city on high alert President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo arrives in the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul, for a state visit on Jan. 29. (The Jakarta Post/Pajhowk Afghan News) ...
Afghan officials say the death toll in a massive suicide car bomb attack in a crowded area in central Kabul has risen to 95, with 158 others wounded. ... "On behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan, I unequivocally condemn today's attack in Kabul city in which scores of civilians were killed or injured," ...
Officials have confirmed at least 63 people have been killed and 151 wounded in Saturday's deadly ambulance bombing in Kabul city. The explosive laden ambulance was detonated between two checkpoints outside the old Ministry of Interior building close to Sedarat Square, close to well known Chicken ...
The Tulane Green Wave from New Orleans, Louisiana had to change venues due to the state of their city as a result of Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Ronald ... American citizens were among those killed in the weekend attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, US State Department officials told CNN.
The terrorists, on Saturday evening, stormed the hotel and started shooting at guests and detonating grenades. The Intercontinental Hotel, located on a hilltop and heavily protected like most public buildings in Kabul, is one of two main luxury hotels in the city and was due to host an information technology ...
Survivors of recent horrific attacks by the Islamic State group in Kabul are struggling to come to terms with their losses, often forever scarred from the ordeal they lived through. For 26-year-old photographer Sayed Mushtaq Hossaini, much of the day last month when an IS suicide bomber struck a seminar at ...
The U.S. state Department is confirming Americans were killed and injured in a Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul. ... Afghanistan's foreign ministry confirmed the newly appointed Afghan consul general to the Pakistani port city of Karachi was among those killed in the hotel attack.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan -- gunmen stormed the office of Save The Children in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad after an explosion on Wednesday morning, officials said. Fighting was still going on hours later, with at least one person killed. "At 9 a.m., a suicide attack took place in front of the Save the ...
(CNN) Days before Saturday's attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, the US State Department warned of exactly such an incident. That the warning was so ... The Intercontinental, stuck on the city's edge and secured behind checkpoints on a hill, had been hit before, in 2011. Indeed, its vulnerability ...
At least 18 people, including at least one foreigner, died during a 12-hour siege after a team of gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, per Afghanistan's TOLO News. There was an hours-long gunfight between the attackers and members of the Afghan special forces. The same luxury hotel was attacked by the ...
Wahid Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said that 19 bodies had been brought into city hospitals, with six identified as foreigners. However a senior Afghan security official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media, said the death toll was ...
The woman was reportedly on her way to drop her child off at school before work when abducted. Thumbnail. A UN staff member and her child were kidnapped early Monday morning in Khair Khana in Kabul city, sources confirmed. The woman had reportedly been on her way to drop her child off at school ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- The Taliban's bloody, 14-hour siege on a major hotel in Kabul ended on Sunday, after six assailants terrorized much of the city with explosions and gunfire. The exact number of casualties remained unclear, and the authorities said it might take days to determine the extent of the ...
Afghan special forces have ended a siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, leaving at least five civilians dead in an attack claimed by the Taliban armed ... The incident came days after the US embassy in Kabul issued a warning saying that armed groups may be planning attacks against hotels in the city.
At least four gunmen have launched an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say. Special forces killed two of the attackers, an interior ... The attack comes just days after the US embassy in Kabul issued a warning about hotels in the city. "We are aware of reports that extremist groups may ...
Around 1,000 male and female Athletes took part in a trail run on Friday in Kabul in a bid to raise awareness over the city's high levels of air pollution. The run was organized by Kabul municipality and held in the mountains in PD13 - in the west of Kabul. "People should do sport to have a healthy life," ...


 

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