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Kandahar, Afghanistan, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- At least 43 militants were killed and more than 20 others injured following airstrikes in southern Afghan province of Kandahar overnight, provincial police chief said Tuesday. "Afghan National Army (ANA) Air Force targeted Taliban militants after they attacked ...
in southern Kandahar province have asked the central government to provide them with jobs in order to give their children a decent life. Saima, 36, a resident of 2nd police district of Kandahar City, the provincial capital, said her husband was killed in a landmine blast, leaving behind her, their three children ...

Kandahar City (Pajhwok): Accompanied by a delegation, Ahmad Wali Massoud during a trip to southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said 80 percent of the Afghans "are unsatisfied with the ongoing situation in their country." Speaking at a press conference in Kandahar City, Massoud said that he ...
KANDARHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An unidentified gunman shot dead three police personnel in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said. A well-placed source, who did not wanted to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Faqeer Baba Street in ...
Kandahar, Afghanistan - There's a new faith among the latest U.S. generals who have come to win the war in Afghanistan, but plenty of old realities. U.S. Central Command's Gen. Joseph Votel, who is overseeing the Trump Administration's Afghanistan War reboot, came here to see its beginning and its ...
Kandahar City (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men shot dead three people in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. The incident took place in the limits of the 3rd police district in front of Popal market in Kandahar city at around 12pm noon. Deputy police chief Matiullah ...

(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) Kandahar - The National Directorate of Security says the military operation was conducted in Maiwand district in ... Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kandahar province, in the south of Afghanistan, the NDS said in a statement on Thursday.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported receiving advance notification this week of two additional cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Kandahar province. This brings the total cases this year to three. Image/CIA. One case occurred in Shawalikot district, with onset on 5 January 2018, and ...
The National Directorate of Security says the military operation was conducted in Maiwand district in Kandahar province. ... carried out by the Special Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kandahar province, in the south of Afghanistan, the NDS said in a statement on Thursday.
An Afghan security official says 83 Taliban fighters were killed during an operation by intelligence forces in the southern province of Kandahar late on January 31. The head of military operations in Maiwand district, Sultan Mohammad, told RFE/RL on February 1 that dozens of the militants' vehicles and ...
A suicide car bomber hit an Afghan police convoy Friday night in the southern City of Kandahar, killing at least four members of the security forces and wounding several others. Two Afghan police and two civilians are among the dead in the Ayno Mina section of Kandahar. The blast also wounded 10 more, ...
An explosion targeted a police vehicle in Kandahar province on Friday evening, Kandahar police Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq confirmed. Raziq said the explosion happened in Aino Mina Township in PD11 of Kandahar City. He said one police force member was killed and three policemen and a civilian were wounded in the ...
The US Air Force (USAF) realigned aircraft, airmen, and assets to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to support increased airpower requirements, according to a service statement. The USAF said these requirements are being driven by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and US forces tasked to ...
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AFNS) -- U.S. Air Forces Central Command has realigned aircraft, Airmen and assets to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to support increased airpower requirements of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and U.S. forces tasked to carry out the South Asia Policy under ...
Kandahar AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- A squadron of A-10C "Warthog" Thunderbolt IIs deployed to this sprawling airfield in southern Afghanistan last week and has already started flying missions as part of a U.S. and Afghan air campaign targeting Taliban drug facilities. The $19 million aircraft, beloved by ...
Kandahar (Pajhwok): Dozens of prisoners being held at the central jail in southern Kandahar province have been denying food in protest against what they say inordinate delays in processing of their cases and injudicious decisions of judges. Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News over the telephone, ...
Kandahar City (Pajhwok): Indonesian Ambassador Arif Rhaman has said his country allocated 500 scholarships for Kandahar province. The envoy expressed the view during a meeting with Governor Zalmai Weesa, provincial council members and other officials in Kandahar City, the capital of southern ...

A girl attends class at an education center in Kandahar province, south Afghanistan, Jan. 3, 2018. (Xinhua/Arghand). by Abdul Haleem. Kandahar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Sitting behind a computer in a classroom and communicating in English with her tutor thousands of miles away in Canada, ...
The only female prosecutor in Kandahar province, Zainab Fayez, 26, has wrapped up around 50 cases of violence against women in the southern zone of the country in the past two and a half years. Fayez, said she supports women and ensures justice is served on perpetrators of violence against women.
An increase in the number of forced returnees from Pakistan will likely result in significant humanitarian impact in Nangarhar, Kandahar and Kabul provinces, not only for returnees but also for existing IDPs and host communities, straining existing response capacities. Forced returnees are very likely to face ...
Department director told a press conference in Kandahar City, the provincial capital, that the new polio case --- the 7 th in Kandahar this year --- surfaced in Spin Boldak border district, setting alarms bells ringing for the department. So far 14 polio cases have been recorded country-wide and the new case in ...
Zainab, 26, holds a unique position in Kandahar: she is the only female prosecutor in the whole of the southern Afghan province. A graduate from the Sharia faculty of Kabul university, she has been working in the elimination of violence against women department of Kandahar's attorney general's office for ...
Provincial public health officials in Kandahar, in the south of Afghanistan, have said that the positive cases of HIV/AIDS have slightly increased in the province. Figures from the provincial public health directorate show that 107 cases of HIV/AIDS have been reported in the province since 2010. women and ...
(Pajhwok): The 20th meeting of High Economic Council (HEC) approved an energy project producing 30 megawatt in southern Kandahar province and discussed other uplift schemes in Helmand and Kabul, an official said on Monday. Ajmal Abdulrahimzai, Public Relations director and spokesperson of ...
"The electricity from this project will be provided during the day to factories established in Kandahar's Shor Andam area. And if the project produces more power than needed by the factories, electricity will be distributed in parts of the city and to other business centers," DABS spokesperson Wahidullah ...
Kandahar - Media freedom and the flow of accurate information are essential to build trust between government, media and citizens, according to participants in radio programmes and series of discussions held throughout 2017 and supported by the Kandahar regional office of the UN Assistance ...
"In Kandahar province, there are girls that only attend lower grades. They then have to stop their education because their families do not allow them to go to schools. We have fewer girls that have permission to attend schools," said Palwasha another student. Despite all challenges in Kandahar province, ...
"In Kandahar province, there are girls that only attend lower grades. They then have to stop their education because their families do not allow them to go to schools. We have fewer girls that have permission to attend schools," said Palwasha another student. Despite all challenges in Kandahar province, ...
Kandahar City (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Kandahar province has said a separate township for diplomatic missions of foreign countries would be constructed in Kandahar City, the provincial capital, a statement from the governor house said on Saturday. Governor Maj. Gen. Zalmai Weesa ...
Kandahar - To eliminate violence against women, the support and participation of everyone in Afghan society, especially religious scholars and other community leaders, is crucial, participants said at a UN-backed symposium in the capital of the southern province of Kandahar. At the day-long event, ...
Six police officers have been killed in a suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Nine others were wounded, five of them seriously, in the attack early on December 22 in Kandahar province, which was claimed by the Taliban. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance ...
Kandahar (Pajhwok): Six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel were killed and four others injured in a suicide blast in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, an official said. The suicide blast took place early in the morning at around 4:30am near the district police headquarters, ...
Kandahar (Pajhwok): Provincial council members and tribal elders in southern Kandahar and Zabul provinces on Thursday said the ouster of Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor was pushing the country into a new political crisis. The heads of Kandahar and Zabul provincial councils and members ...
Afghan woman killed after car bomb hits NATO convoy in Kandahar; few vehicles and houses damaged. WorldIANSDec ... Kandahar: An Afghan woman was killed and four civilians wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a NATO-led coalition forces' convoy in Kandahar City on Sunday, an official said.
Kandahar, Afghanistan -- A Taliban attack on police checkpoints that killed 11 officers in Helmand province and a suicide bombing of an NATO convoy that left a civilian dead here in Kandahar capped a bloody day of violence in the restive south of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. navy Capt.
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Six children have been wounded as a result of a bomb explosion in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, a source said on Saturday. Samsullah, a relative of the victims, told Pajhwok Afghan News the unexploded landmine went off in the Tabcha area of the district ...
Independent human rights Commission (AIHRC) officials in the southern region say poverty, joblessness, parental inattention and other factors have contributed to an increase in sexual harassment of children in Kandahar province. Shamsuddin Tanwir, child affairs director at AIHRC, told Pajhwok Afghan ...
The National Directorate of Security says the military operation was conducted in Maiwand district in Kandahar province. ... Taliban militants were killed in a military operation carried out by the Special Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kandahar province, in the south of Afghanistan, ...
"The electricity from this project will be provided during the day to factories established in Kandahar's Shor Andam area. And if the project produces more power than needed by the factories, electricity will be distributed in parts of the city and to other business centers," DABS spokesperson Wahidullah ...
"In Kandahar province, there are girls that only attend lower grades. They then have to stop their education because their families do not allow them to go to schools. We have fewer girls that have permission to attend schools," said Palwasha another student. Despite all challenges in Kandahar province, ...
In a remarkable act of insubordination, a powerful security chief in southern Afghanistan says the central government in Kabul cannot remove him from his post. Speaking to journalists on January 3, General Abdul Raziq, police chief in southern Kandahar province, says he is serving because of local ...
Sgt. Mark Andrisek, Sgt. Joshua Sears and Spc. Garrett ''Doc'' Young are pictured at Bagram Air Field with an American flag scarf Young's wife gave him for Christmas in 2016. He's carried it in his cargo pocket his entire time in Afghanistan, including on a Nov. 13 patrol in Kandahar province, in which a ...
Some people said the meeting was organized to challenge government while some others said it was a unsuccessful gathering. In this episode of Purso Pal, host Farahnaz Forotan has interviewed Anwar ul-Haq Ahadi, chairman of the New National Front of Afghanistan and a participant of Kandahar ...
On Friday, the meeting was delayed as Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor's flight to Kandahar was canceled on Thursday evening. Noor was accompanied by Batur Dostum, son of First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who leads the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan. The plane was at Balkh airport for one ...
The political meeting which was supposed to be held in Kandahar on Thursday was postponed for the second time on Friday as some participants of the meeting could not travel to the province due to some certain reasons. Once the meeting postponed on Thursday and the organizers said it was because ...
Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor's flight on Thursday night was barred to take off from Mawlana Jalaluddin Balkhi Airport in Mazar-e-Sharif City to Kandahar Airport, in the west of Afghanistan. Noor wanted to visit Kandahar and attend a gathering with a number of political figures in the province on ...
Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor's flight on Thursday night was barred to take off from Mawlana Jalaluddin Balkhi Airport in Mazar-e-Sharif City to Kandahar Airport, in the west of Afghanistan. Noor wanted to visit Kandahar and attend a gathering with a number of political figures in the province on ...
Kandahar City (Pajhwok): Urban residents of southern Kandahar province owe 70 million Afghanis in unpaid water bills to the provincial Water Supply and Canalization Department, an official said on Wednesday. Eng. Mohammad Nader Kakar, head of Kandahar water supply and canalization ...
Kandahar City (Pajhwok): Seven civilians were killed and two others injured in a roadside blast in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said. The blast happened at around 5:30pm in the area between Marouf and Arghistan districts. police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan ...
Kandahar - The critical importance of protecting the rights and well-being of children in armed conflict was brought to life during two UN-backed theatre performances by the Kandahar Theatre and Film Group in the Afghanistan's southern region last week. Facilitated by the Kandahar regional office of the ...


 

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