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 Khost Province, Afghanistan

Khost) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the east of the country. Khost province used to be part of Paktia Province in the past. Its capital is Khost City, which was the first Afghan city to be liberated from communist rule following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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Kabul - At least 30 Taliban militants have been killed, and 15 others wounded in various regions of Afghanistan, the country's Defense Ministry said Monday.
Meanwhile, one civilian and one policeman were killed in a suicide attack in southern Helmand province on July 21. The Defense Ministry said military operations in Khost, Kandahar, Helmand, and Parwan provinces had killed 31 militants in the past 24 ...

At least 30 Taliban fighters have been killed, and 15 others wounded in various regions of Afghanistan, the country's Defense Ministry said Monday.
It may be mentioned that thousands of families left for Khost and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan following the launch of the military operation against the local and foreign militants in North Waziristan tribal region.
Tehran (FNA)- The Iraqi Army foiled an attempt by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists to attack Beji oil refinery in Salahuddin.
Also, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, provincial government spokesman Mubariz ...

Tehran (FNA)- At least 38 people were killed and another five injured after a highway collision resulted in an explosion and fire in China's Hukun province. The Saturday morning disaster was caused by a freight van carrying flammable liquid, possibly ...
The ministry of defense of Afghanistan (MoD) confirmed in a statement that the militants were killed during the operations conducted by Afghan Army forces, Khaama Press reported.
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Also, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, provincial government spokesman Mubariz ...
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Tehran (FNA)- Christians were fleeing Iraq's city of Mosul en masse Friday after the terrorist group of ISIL relayed an ultimatum giving them a few hours to leave, the country's Chaldean patriarch and witnesses said.
Tehran (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Nanobiotechnology Department of the University of Tehran designed a nanosensor that has the highest reported value of sensitivity in the diagnosis of cancer.
Tehran (FNA)- Iraq has recalled its ambassador to Jordan for consultations, Iraqi Foreign Ministry said in a statement. On Friday, Iraq decided to call its ambassador in Amman Jawad Abbas back for consultations, the statement read, without giving more ...
Tehran (FNA)- gun battle between Taliban militants and Afghan forces claimed 15 lives including 14 insurgents and one Afghan soldier in Khost province on Friday, a local official said Saturday. math Can Make Internet 5-10 Times Faster TEHRAN (FNA)- ...
Khost, Afghanistan, July 19 (Xinhua) -- gun battle between Taliban militants and Afghan forces claimed 15 lives including 14 insurgents and one Afghan soldier in Khost province on Friday, a local official said Saturday. The eastern province is ...
It shares a 150 km border with the Afghan provinces of Khost and Paktia. Among the nearly 600,000 people who mostly reside in the valleys (most of them now IDPs), lived thousands of insurgents of different hues, most of whom, due to loss of the element ...

The Haqqani network is perhaps the wealthiest and most ruthless of several Taliban-linked groups that operate out of western Pakistan; much of their support comes from their home province, Khost. The Afghan government has long accused its neighbour's ...
In a separate incident, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, said Mubariz Mohammad ...
The Haqqani network is perhaps the wealthiest and most ruthless of several Taliban-linked groups that operate out of western Pakistan; much of their support comes from their home province, Khost. The Afghan government has long accused its neighbour's ...
The leaked data show the highest payment for a civilian death was $4,700 to the family of an interpreter killed on a military base in Khost province in September 2008. The lowest was $1,000 to a woman in Kabul in September 2007 for the killing of her son.
The highest recorded payment for the death of a single civilian in the files appears to be $4,700, to the family of an interpreter killed on a military base in Khost province in September 2008. The lowest was the $1,000 for the killing of a woman's son ...
The leaked data show the highest payment for a civilian death was $4,700 to the family of an interpreter killed on a military base in Khost province in September 2008. The lowest was $1,000 to a woman in Kabul in September 2007 for the killing of her son.
... killed two passengers in a minivan carrying employees of the media office of the presidential palace, while seven police officers and six border guards were killed by Taliban insurgents at the Pakistani border in Khost province, The Associated ...
In the meantime defense ministey said at lease 37 militants were killed during opeations by Afghan soldiers in Khost, Kandahar and Helmand provinces. At least 31 improvised explosive devices were also cofiscated during the operations, the statement ...
The highest recorded payment for the death of a single civilian in the files appears to be $4,700, to the family of an interpreter killed on a military base in Khost province in September 2008. The lowest was the $1,000 for the killing of a woman's son ...
Mohammad Zahir Azimi, the Defense Ministry spokesman, said the bomber detonated his explosives as he drove by the crowded market in a remote town in Urgun district, in the Paktika Province bordering Pakistan. Azimi gave the death toll and said more ...
The leaked data show the highest payment for a civilian death was $4,700 to the family of an interpreter killed on a military base in Khost province in September 2008. The lowest was $1,000 to a woman in Kabul in September 2007 for the killing of her son.
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Mohammad Zahir Azimi, the Defense Ministry spokesman, said the bomber detonated his explosives as he drove by the crowded market in a remote town in Urgun district, in the Paktika Province bordering Pakistan. Azimi gave the death toll and said more ...
"Up to 30,000 families who fled their houses due to military operations in North Waziristan have migrated to Khost province and settled in Gulan camp of Garbaz district and other parts of Khost province," Mohammad Mubariz Zadran, spokesman for Khost ...
Khost , Afghanistan: A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives killed at least 41 people at a busy market in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest attack in the war-torn country for months.
Khost: A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge ...
Also, seven police officers, including a district counterterrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, said Mubariz Mohammad Zadran, spokesman ...
With authorities confirming more than 0.9 million displaced from NWA due to the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation have been declared IDPs.
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Afghan doctors assist civilians wounded by a suicide bomber in Paktika province on Tuesday. ... The attack occurred near a busy market and mosque in Urgun, a town in the eastern province of Paktika. ... from the Paktika blast, a roadside bomb in ...
The huge blast in Urgun district of Paktika Province came hours after a remotely controlled bomb targeted a presidential palace media staff bus in Kabul, killing two and wounding five.
In a separate incident, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, said Mubariz Mohammad ...
Also, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, provincial government spokesman Mubariz ...
In a separate incident, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, said Mubariz Mohammad ...
... killed two passengers in a minivan carrying employees of the media office of the presidential palace, while seven police officers and six border guards were killed by Taliban insurgents at the Pakistani border in Khost province, The Associated ...
In a separate incident, seven police officers, including a district counter-terrorism director, and six border guards were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a post on the border with Pakistan in the eastern Khost province, said Mubariz Mohammad ...
... killed two passengers in a minivan carrying employees of the media office of the presidential palace, while seven police officers and six border guards were killed by Taliban insurgents at the Pakistani border in Khost province, The Associated ...
Scores of civilians lost their lives and dozens injured as a suicide car bomb struck a bazaar in Urgun district of Paktika Province on Tuesday. The deadly blast took place at noon time and initial reports put the number of ... bombings has yet to claim ...
Khost , Afghanistan: A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives killed at least 41 people at a busy market in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest attack in the war-torn country for months.
Khost: A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it was passing by a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 30 people and wounding 40, police said. "Right now, police are taking all the wounded to ...
Scores of civilians lost their lives and dozens injured as a suicide car bomb struck a bazaar in Urgun district of Paktika Province on Tuesday. The deadly blast took place at noon time and initial reports put the number of ... bombings has yet to claim ...
Khost: A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge ...
Khost: A suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into a busy market in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 25 people and wounding around 50, officials said.


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       nurestan
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