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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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PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - The week has been full of ceremonies where the smaller squadrons have relieved a brigade from 10th Mountain Division.
Some 13,000 families have fled to the neighbouring provinces of Khost and Paktika in Afghanistan, and numbers continue to rise every day.

In the absence of a viable resettlement plan to protect populations from the twin burden of displacement and terrorist reprisals, thousands of dislocated people are adrift to Khost and Paktika across the border in Afghanistan. The U.N. has made its ...
The government has also been disputing the figures of Pakistani refugees from North Waziristan who have reached the neighbouring Khost and Paktika provinces in Afghanistan as it believes a much small number migrated there and that too for reasons ...
But we still had two more hours of bumpy, unforgiving road south to the town of Khost, an experience similar to being flogged with baseball bats.
In April, a police commander killed an Associated Press photographer and badly injured a journalist as they covered election preparations in the eastern province of Khost. Later the same month a police officer shot dead three Americans including a ...

Thursday's shootings came hours after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Takhar province, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the upcoming Islamic ...
In April, a police commander killed an Associated Press photographer and badly injured a journalist as they covered election preparations in the eastern province of Khost. Later the same month a police officer shot dead three Americans including a ...
In April, a police commander killed an Associated Press photographer and badly injured a journalist as they covered election preparations in the eastern province of Khost. Later the same month a police officer shot dead three Americans including a ...
He singled out Khost, where he said the Independent Election Commission (IEC) counted more than 400,000 ballots cast, even though there were only 300,000 people registered as eligible to vote in the province. In the first round, the IEC recorded a ...
A civilian transitional government is now tasked with organizing national elections by February, although violence is still raging in the country's provinces. Afghan sentenced to death in AP photographer's killing: A Kabul court announced that the ...
PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Col. Cameron Cantlon, 75th commander of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, speaks to an audience of Afghan Security Force and NATO soldiers at a Transfer of Authority ceremony July 19, 2014, held at the Afghan National ...
In April, a police commander killed an Associated Press photographer and badly injured a journalist as they covered election preparations in the eastern province of Khost. Later the same month a police officer shot dead three Americans including a ...
If the 2014 Afghan presidential election was a massive undertaking, the current re-examination of every vote cast is hardly less complicated.
Niedringhaus and Gannon were traveling under Afghan forces' protection in their own vehicle with a convoy of election workers delivering ballots to Khost province on April 4. Naqiballah walked up to their vehicle and opened fire. Neidringhaus was ...
In recent weeks, the major military offensive against militants in North Waziristan, Pakistan, has forced over 100,000 people to flee their homes and seek shelter across the Afghanistan border in Khost and Paktika Provinces. An estimated 17,000 ...
According to Sediqi, the toxic explosives were transported to capital Kabul from Karachi port of Pakistan. He said the toxic explosives were professional wrapped inside the used clothes and were transported to capital Kabul through eastern Khost province.

Eight members of the police force and 28 Taliban fighters have died in a gun battle in the northern province of Faryab that started Friday and is still ongoing, said Ahmad Javid Bedar, the provincial governor's spokesman.
Paktia Province, Afghanistan - For the fourth and final time since the their inception the Spartans of 3rd Brigade Combat, 10th Mountain Division, have completed a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and transferred ...
And the United Nations has reported that a further 77,000 refugees from North Waziristan have taken shelter in tents set up at makeshift camps in Afghanistan's war-ravaged Khost province. According to a report issued by World Health Organization's ...
At least one civilian and one police officer were killed in addition to the bomber in a suicide attack in the southern province of Helmand, said Omar Zwak, the provincial governor's spokesman. "The incident occurred in Lashkar Gah city at 11:30 am ...
"Afghan National Army (ANA) conducted cleanup operations in Khost, Kandahar, Helmand and Parwan provinces over the last 24 hours, killing 31 militants, wounding 15 and arresting one suspected militant," the ministry said in a statement.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI), said in a statement on Monday that the militants were killed in Uruzgan, Herat, Helmand, Faryab, Baghlan, Ghazni, Kandahar and Maidan Wardak provinces, Khaama Press reported. The statement further added that Afghan ...
Eight members of the police force and 28 Taliban fighters have died in a gun battle in the northern province of Faryab that started Friday and is still ongoing, said Ahmad Javid Bedar, the provincial governor's spokesman.
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.
Afghan police forces also neutralized two improvised explosive device (IED) during operations in Kandahar and Khost provinces, MoI said. The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far. Follow Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News ...
Kabul: At least 20 Taliban militants were killed following counter-terrorism operations in the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement Monday that the militants were killed in Uruzgan, Herat, Helmand, Faryab, Baghlan, Ghazni ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Tehran (FNA)- Mathematical equations can make Internet communication via computer, mobile phone or satellite many times faster and more secure than today.
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)- A new study revealed a way to alleviate the learning and memory deficits caused by apoE4, the most important genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, improving cognition to normal levels in aged mice.
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.


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