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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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Five people were killed and eight others wounded in a suicide auto bombing in Afghanistan's city of Khost, capital of eastern Khost province on Monday, police said. His visit to Afghanistan's capital follows the April 16 visit by Trump's national ...
What made you want to leave working in Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani's office to come into cricket administration? I worked with the government for two ...
The Agency borders three Afghan provinces, Nangarhar, Paktia and Khost. terrorist groups including Afghan Taliban, ISIS, al-Qaida and TTP have presence in the adjoining provinces. What is worrisome is that the networks continue to operate inside Kurram ...
The bomber blew up an explosive-packed vehicle at Camp Chapman in Khost province. There are no reports of U.S. casualties, but there were casualties amond the Afghan troops guarding the base.
The bomber blew up an explosive-packed vehicle at Camp Chapman in Khost province. There are no reports of U.S. casualties, but there were casualties amond the Afghan troops guarding the base.
FILE - In this 1998 file photo, Ayman al-Zawahri poses for a photograph in Khost, Afghanistan. al-Qaida's leader, al-Zawahri, has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted... (SANA via AP). In this photo ...
It is one of seven corps of the country's Ministry of Defense, which is responsible for providing security for Afghanistan's northern and northeastern provinces. The attack in Balkh raises serious questions about the Afghan military's capability to ...
The bomber blew up an explosive-packed vehicle at Camp Chapman in Khost province. There are no reports of U.S. casualties, but there were casualties amond the Afghan troops guarding the base.
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, killing eight policemen and cutting off a key road and two of the region's districts, an Afghan official said on Tuesday.
General Faizullah Ghyrat, provincial police chief in Khost province, said on Monday that six other security guards were wounded in the attack Monday.
Faizullah Ghyrat, provincial police chief in Khost province, said Monday that six other security guards were wounded in the attack Monday.
FILE - In this 1998 file photo, Ayman al-Zawahri poses for a photograph in Khost, Afghanistan. al-Qaida's leader, al-Zawahri, has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted... (SANA via AP). In this photo ...
A police official says at least four security guards have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked their checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan.
A US-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost came under suspected Taliban attack this morning, officials said, providing few immediate details.
Thirty participants from six provinces (Bamyan, Khost, Paktika, Paktya, Ghazni and Daikundi) were provided with training by lecturers from Kabul University and WFP Afghanistan.
"A suicide car bombing struck near the old airport in Khost. We cannot provide details of casualties but fear that there are possible deaths," Xinhua news agency quoted the source as saying.
General Faizullah Ghyrat, provincial police chief in Khost province, said on Monday that six other security guards were wounded in the attack Monday.
A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives at the main gate for Camp Chapman, a base in Khost province that used to be known as forward operating base Chapman.
Photos on social media show a plume of smoke rising from the scene. The attack, which reportedly happened in the eastern province of Khost, comes after Mattis' arrival to discuss the situation on the ground, as President Donald Trump contemplates ...
A suicide car bomb struck near a military base in Afghanistan's Khost province on Monday, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported.
In October 2014, two second-rank Haqqani network members were arrested by the intelligence agency of Afghanistan. Anas Haqqani along with another high-profile Haqqani leader, Hafiz Rashid, were detained in the south-eastern Afghan province of Khost.
It is one of seven corps of the country's Ministry of Defence, which is responsible for providing security for Afghanistan's northern and northeastern provinces. The attack in Balkh raises serious questions about the Afghan military's capability to ...
We launched the project that was planned last year for Khost province. We continue our ... Currently between 7,000 and 8,000 students are studying at Afghan-Turk schools in Kabul, Balkh, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Herat and Jawzjan provinces. Thousands of ...
The bomber blew up an explosive-packed vehicle at Camp Chapman in Khost province. There are no reports of U.S. casualties, but there were casualties amond the Afghan troops guarding the base.
"They have hideouts in Afghanistan near Kurram Agency and we are aware that Pakistani Taliban has a close relationship with Daesh.
The bomber blew up an explosive-packed vehicle at Camp Chapman in Khost province. There are no reports of U.S. casualties, but there were casualties amond the Afghan troops guarding the base.
The withdrawal of state from the economy has meant that for Kuchi youth in Khost province in Pakistan, planting road mines fetch them $16-80 a day as opposed to daily wage of $4 a day.
In Parwan province, illegal mining focuses on jade, in Kabul province, mostly rubies. there are significant illegal chromite operations in Logar and Khost provinces. The chromite is smuggled in trucks to Miram Shah - in North Waziristan, Pakistan -with ...
"The operations were conducted in Khost, Laghman, Nangarhar, Balkh, Kunar, Maidan Wardak, Helmand, Zabul and Kunduz provinces. As a result 59 armed militants were killed, 23 wounded and 18 others were arrested by Afghan National Defense and ...
The state minister for natural disasters Management, Wais Ahmad Barmak, said in parliament on Saturday they are ready to provide emergency assistance to the country's 34 provinces if the need arises. Afghanistan Natural disasters ... "The wheat ...
Mustaghni said Pakistani military has violated the de facto border with countless incursions into Nangarhar, Kunar, Khost, Paktia, Zabul and Kandahar provinces. He also said incursions by the Pakistani Army across the Durand Line were unacceptable and ...
Mustaghni said Pakistani military has violated the de facto border with countless incursions into Nangarhar, Kunar, Khost, Paktia, Zabul and Kandahar provinces. He also said incursions by the Pakistani Army across the Durand Line were unacceptable and ...
Meanwhile, repatriation of tribesmen belonging to North Waziristan from Khost province of Afghanistan is not yet resumed. The repatriation was stopped after the closure of Pak-Afghan borders on February 16th.
Meanwhile, repatriation of tribesmen belonging to North Waziristan from Khost province of Afghanistan is not yet resumed. The repatriation was stopped after the closure of Pak-Afghan borders on February 16th.
It shares the major portion of its borders with the troubled Logar, Paktia, Khost and Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan.
The border cuts through the Pakhtun-dominated tribal belt in the northwest and further south through Balochistan, demarcating Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan from the north-eastern and southern provinces of Afghanistan. But ...
It shares the major portion of its borders with the troubled Logar, Paktia, Khost and Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan.
The border cuts through the Pakhtun-dominated tribal belt in the northwest and further south through Balochistan, demarcating Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan from the north-eastern and southern provinces of Afghanistan. But ...
Khost, Afghanistan, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Three members of the Afghan security force were killed and six school children wounded after a car bombing struck a local bazaar in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province on Saturday, a local official said. "The ...
A security source told TOLOnews on Saturday evening that a suicide attacker detonated an explosive-laden vehicle near a military base in Mando district of Khost province on Saturday afternoon, killing the base commander. The Afghan Security Forces at ...
A Taliban suicide car bomber killed an Afghan regional base commander and two soldiers Saturday in the southeastern province of Khost, officials and insurgents said. A government spokesman, Mubarez Zadran, told VOA the Afghan forces were targeted in ...
UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan, Mark Bowden (left), and the Country Representative of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Bo Schack (centre) visiting south-eastern province of Khost. Photo: Fardin Waezi/UNAMA.
On December 30, 2009, seven CIA employees were killed in a suicide attack at Chapman base in Khost province of Afghanistan.
In 2017 so far, 47,404 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 22 provinces recording some level of forced displacement.
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) Kabul - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the policy of domestic agriculture products consumption would be expanded from the defence ministry to other government institutions to help generate markets for ...
Unnamed Taliban officials claimed that Mairaj, a senior leader in the Haqqani Network, was killed in a US drone strike in the eastern Afghan province of Khost. Mairaj is said to have accompanied Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban in 2009, ...
Hit & Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour, co-authored by war correspondent Jon Stephenson, appears to contradict official statements that raids on two villages in Baghlan Province in August 2010 killed "numerous ...
The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 stands at 654,143, as joint assessment teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year.
At least three army soldiers and 11 militants were killed during a fierce clash on outskirts of Tirin Kot, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Uruzgan overnight, a local official said on Monday. "Several armed militants stormed an army base ...
... police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Wardak, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Herat, Baghlan, Khost, Jawzjan, Faryab and Helmand provinces.


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