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Besides the Kandahar TB project, MSF works in partnership with the Afghan Ministry of Public Health in Boost hospital in Lashkar Gah, in Ahmad Shah Baba Hospital in eastern Kabul and in the maternity of Dasht-e-Barchi District Hospital in western Kabul. It also runs its own maternity hospital in Khost City ...
KHOST CITY – Teenagers wearing blue jerseys are playing volleyball in a muddy yard. The heat has prevented a large crowd from coming to the playground to watch the match. The few who are there sit under the shadow of trees, mostly laughing and chatting with each other instead of watching the game.

In the western Ghor province, meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed a young shepherd and wounded five others. Police spokesman Iqbal Nizami said the Taliban planted the bomb in order to target security forces. In the eastern Khost province, police spokesman Basir Bina said a roadside bomb killed two ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army (ANA) solders have arrested four gunmen with two explosives-laden vehicles in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday. Captain Abdullah, spokesman for the 1stShaista brigade of the Afghan National Army in Khost, told Pajhwok Afghan ...
Most of the charges against Farekh stemmed from an attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost City, Afghanistan, on Jan. 19, 2009. The attackers drove two vehicles rigged with explosives. An initial blast injured several Afghans, including a pregnant woman, but a much larger bomb failed to go ...
He said security forces had also suffered casualties in the attack, but provided no figures. But provincial security officials expressed their unawareness about the attack in Khusarabad village. In southeastern Khost province, unknown gunmen killed a police officer along with another person in Khost City, the ...

They spent three days in the village before returning to Rawalpindi, where Naeem's father and uncles had settled following their displacement, back when he ... She says returning to their native towns and villages will be a challenging task given that displaced families have over the years adopted different ...
North Waziristan borders Afghanistan 's eastern Khost province and Pakistani trucks could move up to Kabul and other cities but it depends on the understanding between the two countries. Current political tensions have badly affected bilateral and transit trade. Pakistan and Afghanistan signed a transit ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An explosive-laden Humvee vehicle has been seized and defused in the Nadershah ... Elsewhere in Khost City, the provincial capital, two people were injured during an exchange of fire between two foes in Spogmai Hotel this noon, police said ...
On Oct. 1, 2012, while on a dismounted patrol in Khowst City, Afghanistan, an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated near his patrol. Hardison succumbed to his wounds at the scene. “Today, we say thank you to Sgt. Hardison's family for their sacrifice. We honor him by dedicating this building to serve ...
On Oct. 1, 2012, while on a dismounted patrol in Khowst City, Afghanistan, an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated near his patrol. Hardison succumbed to his wounds at the scene. “Today, we say thank you to Sgt. Hardison's family for their sacrifice. We honor him by dedicating this building to serve ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Four members of a family have been killed during an operation by Afghan Special Forces in southeastern Khost province, ... Police chief Abdul Hanan Zadran, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security forces conducted the operation codenamed Campaign in the Zaryai village of ...
Regarding the situation of some 2,500 Kuchi families in Khost reportedly stranded in Khost in need of humanitarian assistance, authorities stressed that ... Eastern Region: Approximately 4,200 people have been displaced in Alingar District within the district and to Mehtarlam City, according to authorities.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir ... Meanwhile , Haji Gulmar Jan Farooqi, head of Kuchi (nomads) council in Khost province, confirmed the incident and said that seven members of a ...
Khost: Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. "The blast happened at around noon in a market where people go to download music and videos to their mobile phones," Khost provincial police chief ...
In the western Ghor province, meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed a young shepherd and wounded five others. Police spokesman Iqbal Nizami said the Taliban planted the bomb in order to target security forces. In the eastern Khost province, police spokesman Basir Bina said a roadside bomb killed two ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Two children have been killed and nine others wounded in a bomb explosion in southeastern Khost province, police said on Sunday. A statement from the provincial police headquarters said the explosion took place near a seminary in the Spin Gan area of Nader Shah Walikot ...

Heavy rains in and around Kandahar City damaged or destroyed more than 100 houses, according to the findings of an inter-agency assessment mission. ... CR: In Khost Province, WFP distributed food to more than 16,000 Pakistani refugees in Matun (Khost), Gurbaz, Shamal, Tani and Spera districts.
EDENTON — State National Guard's Edenton Readiness Center was renamed Sunday as the Sgt. Jeremy Hardison Center. The dedication honors Hardison, who was a member of the N.C. National Guard's 514th Military Police Company. On Oct. 1, 2012, while on a dismounted patrol in Khowst City, ...
On Oct. 1, 2012, while on a dismounted patrol in Khowst City, Afghanistan, an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated near his patrol. Hardison succumbed to his wounds at the scene. “Today, we say thank you to Sgt. Hardison's family for their sacrifice. We honor him by dedicating this building to serve ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An explosive-laden Humvee vehicle has been seized and defused in the Nadershah Walikot district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Tuesday. Khost crime branch police chief Col. Sher Daud Arian told a press conference here the explosive-laden vehicle was ...
Meanwhile, in Khost Province, an unconfirmed number of up to 2500 Kuchi families are reportedly stuck in the border area, and have not been reached by ... NR/NER: Nearly 5,355 displaced families received humanitarian assistance in Kunduz city, following displacements from Chardara district (3,808 ...
VBIED exploded in the western part of the city of Al-Qamishli, which is under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces. According to the ... Syrian Arab Army's elements stationed at Al-Ghour checkpoint engaged Ahrar al-Sham's elements present in Samalil village in the Northern Homs pocket. Reports ...
The OIE said the H5 virus was detected in a backyard in Kabul where it killed six birds and in the Bagrami village nearby, where it killed 15, the Paris-based OIE said in ... The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture said the virus had spread to Khost by wild birds, and signs of the disease had been detected in Paktia.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir ... Meanwhile , Haji Gulmar Jan Farooqi, head of Kuchi (nomads) council in Khost province, confirmed the incident and said that seven members of a ...
At least seven members of one family were killed in an airstrike carried out by Afghan forces in Khost province, residents claimed. ... The security officer of Khost Police Headquarters confirmed that military operation from air and ground was carried out in Bati Tana village in Ali Sher district against ...
The operations room announced control of Ajaz and Sarja villages, however, reports suggest that the Syrian Arab Army recaptured Ajaz. Two Syrian Arab Army's .... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan's improvised explosive device killed two elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in the city of Khost.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost Welfare and Social Foundation (KWSF) has launched a campaign in the southeastern province against high dowry rates and extravagant expenses on wedding ceremonies. Akhtar Gul Wafa, head of the foundation, told Pajhwok ...
... reckless driving for the accident, the official who declined to be identified said that investigation is underway. Meantime, Asil Khan, director of Paktia's provincial health department, told Xinhua that 11 injured people including two children had been taken to civilian hospital in provincial capital Gardez city.
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KHOST CITY - Poultry-farm owners in southeastern Khost province have suffered millions of afghanis losses after the ... For the past few weeks, crows were found dead in different parts of Khost an issue that raised concern about a possible epidemic outbreak among ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Poultry-farm owners in southeastern Khost province have suffered millions of afghanis losses after the threat of influenza virus forced ban of chicken meat supply. Earlier, a research team from Kabul has found flu virus in crow carcasses in Khost province. For the past few weeks, ...
Central Region: Military operations in Logar Province have reportedly displaced more than 1,000 people to Logar City and Mohammad Agha district. Assessment teams have been dispatched. Military operations in Khost Province have reportedly displaced nearly 250 people to Khost Centre. The Central ...
It was seven years ago, at the height of the war in Afghanistan, when the members of this unnamed strike force made their way to a small village in Khost. It's unlikely they were concerned about the strategic or political implications of their work during the long infil; they had a target, a location, and orders to ...
Central Region: Military operations in Logar Province have reportedly displaced more than 1,000 people to Logar City and Mohammad Agha district. Assessment teams have been dispatched. Military operations in Khost Province have reportedly displaced nearly 250 people to Khost Centre. The Central ...
His was a joint family of businessmen who had acres of land in his village in Khost province, down south from Kabul. Inside his compound, there was a huge play area, a small zoo where the family reared animals, and a series of guesthouses. Mujeeb's upbringing wasn't quite the normal 'early struggles and sacrifices ...
The demonstrators, carrying portraits of Naqibullah Mehsud who was recently killed in a police encounter in the port city of Karachi, chanted full-throated slogans against the Pakistan government. While denouncing Mehsud's murder, the protestors accused Pakistani officialdom of trying to induce divisions ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Khost province has banned the import of chicken from and tasked ... level are weekly imported to from Pakistan via Dan Patan border crossing in neighboring Paktia province, with some coming to Khost markets.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Khost province has banned the import of chicken from Pakistan info-icon and tasked security forces with strictly enforcing the order. According to poultry officials, currently 40,000 chickens on average level are weekly imported to Afghanistan info-icon ...
One of the events began on Jan 14, affecting backyard birds in the city of Kabul. The other started on Jan 18 among village birds in the city of Bagrami. Taken together ... Earlier this month, Afghanistan reported highly pathogenic H5 in a crow die-off in a forested area near the city of Khost. So far, officials ...
That's “dandakae,” a specialty of Khost, Ahmed's native province in the south of Afghanistan, Ahmed said. He was serving ... Lunch on rainy Wednesday afternoon was all about sharing the tastes not only of home, but also of his experience in New Haven — and why he chose the Elm City to settle. A portrait ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban info-icon plot to bomb a government department has been foiled in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Dawood Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News a surf type vehicle which was full of explosives had been ...
Some 15 years ago the village had no irrigation canal nor enough water for its people. The farmlands in the village were dry, especially in summer, the peak growing season, and locals had to work as day laborers in neighboring villages or venture out to the provincial capital of Khost city to earn a bare ...
This is the daily ritual in Matoon Sarnakot Secondary School in Khost city, the provincial capital of Khost Province. Students in the school come from different villages in the area. When the school was first set up in 2010, classes were held in tents. The hot, sunny days of summer followed by the rainy days of ...
This is the daily ritual in Matoon Sarnakot Secondary School in Khost city, the provincial capital of Khost Province. Students in the school come from different villages in the area. When the school was first set up in 2010, classes were held in tents. The hot, sunny days of summer followed by the rainy days of ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces have recaptured military vehicles hijacked by militants during an operation in southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Daud Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News police and intelligence operatives confiscated the vehicles ...
This is the daily ritual in Matoon Sarnakot Secondary School in Khost city, the provincial capital of Khost Province. Students in the school come from different villages in the area. When the school was first set up in 2010, classes were held in tents. The hot, sunny days of summer followed by the rainy days of ...
In addition, Kako products could be found in most stores in Khost City, but Dr. Abdul Wahid Niyazi said he was unaware that common people had access to them. “These food items are prepared only for children suffering from malnutrition. I don't think they are available in the city. I go to the market but have ...
In Paktika, SI distributed cash to 98 IDPs and in Khost more than 10,000 refugees received monthly WFP food rations. NR/NER: More than 1,800 displaced people received cash assistance through ACTED in Maymana City, Faryab. In Kunduz, 196 IDPs from Emamsaheb and Dasht-e-Archi districts received ...
In other developments, Afghanistan's livestock ministry said testing on rooks that flew out of a forest near the city of Khost and died revealed highly ... Outbreak locations appear to include Dhurma governorate in Riyadh province, Al Ahsa and Al Kharj governorates, and Howtat Bani Tamim, a town near ...
He added that he personally knew some investors in India and in the Pakistani city of Lahore who would be eager to turn their sights to Afghanistan if security was ensured and they could be certain of government assistance. According to Khost's department of commerce and industry, nearly 200 factories of ...


 

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