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Amman, March 16 (Petra)-- At least four Daesh terrorists were killed in a U.S. airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, according to Afghan Khaama news agency. It said the U.S. ... The anti-government armed groups and terrorist organizations, including Daesh have not commented regarding the report so far.
A US army mortar team in Afghanistan's Kunar Province, July 19, 2009. ... Rare exceptions are moments when our government asks us to mourn US service members like Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens, killed in an abortive raid President Trump ordered in Yemen in early 2017 in which children also ...

Advance notifications have been received of two new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), one occurring in Kunar province, and one in Kandahar ... In response to recent cases, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently announced the cVDPV2 outbreak ongoing in the ...
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Thursday said Pakistani forces once again fired at least 83 mortars into different areas of eastern Kunar province. Police spokesman, Farid ... of Afghanistan info-icon over the past several years, but the Afghan government is yet to take the matter serious.
... Gawar Bati, and Ushojo – both Indo-Aryan languages – are spoken by less than 15,000 people in parts of Chitral and Kunar province in Afghanistan, ... The main opposition left-wing Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), led by a Sindhi leader, former President Asif Zardari, could manage to form a government in ...
He fled Afghanistan to Pakistan after the Sawr Revolution in 1978 and returned to Shegal area in Kunar province to fight the then Soviet troops. Following ... Fahim was defense minister during the interim government under Hamid Karzai and at that time, he was entitled as Afghanistan's Marshal. “He wad ...

First, on March 7 a drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province killed 21 suspected militants. Shortly afterward, the U.S. ... All the three leaders – Fazlullah, Wali aka Khorasani, and Bagh – are wanted by the Pakistani government, with Fazlullah on top of the list. The March 7 drone strike in the ...
The government ordered a state of emergency Tuesday and later shut down popular social media networks, saying they were being used to spread false rumors ... The intelligence officials said Fazlullah was apparently not there at the time of the strike in Afghanistan's Kunar province, miles away from the ...
He fled Afghanistan to Pakistan after the Sawr Revolution in 1978 and returned to Shegal area in Kunar province to fight the then Soviet troops. Following ... Fahim was defense minister during the interim government under Hamid Karzai and at that time, he was entitled as Afghanistan's Marshal. “He wad ...
... official in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad while 27 Taliban fighters died in a US drone attack in Kunar province that lies in the country's northeast. ... border with Pakistan, is a volatile province which has become one of the main bases for ISIS militants who fight both the government and the Taliban.
The intelligence officials said Fazlullah was apparently not there at the time of the strike in Afghanistan's Kunar province, miles away from Pakistani border ... There was also no immediate comment from NATO, Afghan authorities or the government in Pakistan where Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal met ...
For several years, Daesh was able to attract many men in eastern Nangarhar and adjacent Kunar province by paying them hundreds of dollars per month, said ... Saleh Mohammed Saleh, an MP from Kunar, told Arab News: “It's the government's responsibility to create job opportunities for the people.”
The summer before, her village had been overrun by Islamic State militants; her family fled and then returned in the fall once government forces drove them out. ... Shawkat Noorgali, 11, lost his hand two years ago in Kunar province when he touched a wire that was attached to an unexploded I.E.D. on his ...
Hajji Amanullah, left, with some of his men in Shaygal district, Kunar province. .... weak compared with the Taliban and, after years of behind the scenes talks, it signed a peace agreement with the Afghan government in September 2016, less than two months before Donald Trump's election as US president.
But in Kunar, locals remain insistent that there is a serious need for a dedicated prison. Provincial council member Rohina Meshwanai said that she had received many complaints from local women on precisely this matter. She added, “We've shared this issue with central government and we're hoping the ...
PESHAWAR: The kidnapping of deputy governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province from Peshawar has turned out to be a farce, official sources said Monday, after his brother uncovered the ... Pakistan has informed the Afghan government that the 'missing' official was actually hiding in Kabul, sources added.
Apart from government officials, a number of civilians also visited the exhibition and appreciated the provincial Agriculture and Livestock Department's achievements. They urged provincial officials to find market for local goods. Janat Gul Fida, a visitor, told Pajhwok Afghan News that such exhibitions were ...

A US marine and his interpreter are seen during a lull in the fighting at Seray Combat Outpost in Chowkay district, Kunar province. ... To be sure, other interpreters have been able to reach the UK, but only by claiming asylum, in the face of fierce opposition by the government; it was the courts who have ...
Local officials said Pakistan has fired more than 5,000 rockets at Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan in the past six months, forcing hundreds of families ... The displaced families have appealed to aid organizations to help them and they have also called on government to find a way to end this onslaught.
According to Afghan government, Pakistan military has fired at least 5,000 rockets on Afghanistan during the past six months. The rocket shelling has displaced at least 300 families. One day after the visit of the Pakistani delegation to Kabul, at least 150 rockets landed in four districts of Kunar province, ...
This comes after Pakistan ramped up its missile attacks on the eastern regions of Afghanistan in the past few days. Four civilians from the same family, among them women and children, were wounded in these missile attacks, said an Afghan government official in Dangam district of Kunar province.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At least 11 soldiers, including an army captain, were killed and 13 others were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a highly guarded army base in northern Pakistan, officials said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the ...
In 2004, I traveled with a team of Green Berets through gorgeous, flowering poppy fields to meet with the elders of various villages in Kunar province. “The government in Kabul wants you to plant wheat” was high on the list of the soldiers' talking points. During the meeting, one of the elders duly declared, ...
The Taliban have yet to show any interest in a comprehensive peace offer made recently by the Afghan government. .... And in neighboring Kunar Province, officials said the Taliban had loaded explosives onto a donkey and detonated them when the animal reached a police check post, wounding two ...
Youths, especially in Achin district, are supporting Afghan security forces due to government awareness programs," Attaullah Khogyani, a Nangarhar governor ... Reports about IS recruitment in eastern Nangarhar province emerge amid similar claims of the militant group in neighboring Kunar province.
No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including the IS in connection with the report, by far. ... militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have been killed in the US drone strikes in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province.
"Three members of al-Qaida network were killed as a result of an airstrike launched by Afghan Special Operations Forces in Chapa Dara District, Kunar province. One bunker of the terrorist network was also destroyed," Operational Coordination Group Afghanistan (MoD-OCGA) said in a statement.
The Taliban published an open letter calling on the "American people" to urge their government to engage in peace talks—and reminded Americans of the ..... based in Fort Carson, Colorado, fly through mountainous terrain along the Watapor Valley September 4, 2009 in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Local officials said Pakistan has fired more than 5,000 rockets at Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan in the past six months, forcing hundreds of families ... The displaced families have appealed to aid organizations to help them and they have also called on government to find a way to end this onslaught.
The Treasury Department announced today that three jihadists based in Pakistan have been added to the US government's list of specially designated ... He “previously worked for Shaykh Aminullah as an improvised explosive device (IED) expert in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, where he deployed IEDs ...
According to Afghan government, Pakistan military has fired at least 5,000 rockets on Afghanistan during the past six months. The rocket shelling has displaced at least 300 families. One day after the visit of the Pakistani delegation to Kabul, at least 150 rockets landed in four districts of Kunar province, ...
According to Afghan government, Pakistan military has fired at least 5,000 rockets on Afghanistan during the past six months. The rocket shelling has displaced at least 300 families. One day after the visit of the Pakistani delegation to Kabul, at least 150 rockets landed in four districts of Kunar province, ...
Pakistan says militants who escaped from Swat and elsewhere are now operating out of the Kunar province in neighboring Afghanistan. ... We wish Allah's mercy upon those who lost their lives, speedy recovery to the wounded, and convey our condolences to the brotherly Government and people of ...
ASADABD (Pajhwok): At least four civilians have been injured in as a result of artillery shelling by Pakistani forces into the Sarkano and Dangam districts of eastern Kunar province, and official said on Sunday. Police chief, Maj. Gen. Juma Gul Hemat, told Pajhwok Afghan the artillery shelling began since ...
This comes after Pakistan ramped up its missile attacks on the eastern regions of Afghanistan in the past few days. Four civilians from the same family, among them women and children, were wounded in these missile attacks, said an Afghan government official in Dangam district of Kunar province.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At least 11 soldiers, including an army captain, were killed and 13 others were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a highly guarded army base in northern Pakistan, officials said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the ...
In 2004, I traveled with a team of Green Berets through gorgeous, flowering poppy fields to meet with the elders of various villages in Kunar province. “The government in Kabul wants you to plant wheat” was high on the list of the soldiers' talking points. During the meeting, one of the elders duly declared, ...
Asadabad, the sylvan capital of Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan, has a population of more than 30,000 but the feel of a village. Little happens there without being .... Mohibullah was grateful for the villagers, but why couldn't the government do something about it? “If we have good roads, we could ...
In 2004, I traveled with a team of Green Berets through gorgeous, flowering poppy fields to meet with the elders of various villages in Kunar province. “The government in Kabul wants you to plant wheat” was high on the list of the soldiers' talking points. During the meeting, one of the elders duly declared, “Next year we will ...
“I only earn seven dollars a day in wages but it's clear that mafia, insurgent groups and even some government officials are earning far more.” According to figures from the department of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, Kunar province once had around 324,000 hectares of forests, roughly five per cent of ...
ISIL is raising funds in Afghanistan by taxing locals who illegally traffic timber, say residents in eastern Kunar province where the militants operate their own "customs" office. It comes after ... But in 2016 the provincial government banned the sale of wood from Kunar over fears about deforestation. Since then ...
Kabul: At least three militants affiliated with the ISIS group were killed in airstrikes conducted in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. The 201st Silab Corps in the East ... in the airstrike. The anti-government armed militant groups including the ISIS militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
The National Unity Government's (NUG) CEO Abdullah Abdullah said that in the past few months Da'ish has been largely suppressed in Afghanistan. Afghan security sources said that at the moment Da'ish militants were not only in Kunar province but in Nangarhar, Laghman, Nuristan and Jawzjan and ...
The National Unity Government's (NUG) CEO Abdullah Abdullah said that in the past few months Daesh has been largely suppressed in Afghanistan. Security sources said that at the moment Daesh militants are not only in Kunar province but in Nangarhar, Laghman, Nuristan and Jawzjan and are fighting security forces.
The National Unity Government's (NUG) CEO Abdullah Abdullah said that in the past few months Daesh has been largely suppressed in Afghanistan. Security sources said that at the moment Daesh militants are not only in Kunar province but in Nangarhar, Laghman, Nuristan and Jawzjan and are fighting ...
Ahmadi is a member of the Hezb-e-Islami party of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a former warlord who fought in the 1990s civil war and recently made peace with the Kabul government. Zardasht Shams, Afghanistan's deputy ambassador in Islamabad, said on Saturday that Ahmadi had rejoined his family in Kunar.
He served in Kunar (province) but he was deployed to Kabul. He was wounded in last night's attack when he was on a mission. Now he is under treatment at Emergency Hospital,” said Sarwar Shah. “I am waiting here since 6am in the morning. One family member of mine was martyred in last night's attack, ...
After he returned to his native city of Asadabad – capital of eastern Kunar province – Rafiullah found a job repairing power generators and working up to 10 ... However, two years after the explosion that cost him his legs, Rafiullah has not received his due from the government owing to bureaucratic hurdles, although he ...
“The government and security forces have failed to suppress Daesh militants, therefore the President should resign for his failure,” he said. Saleh Mohammad Saleh, a lawmaker from eastern Kunar province, said the uptick in insecurity in the country's east was a matter of concern. Mahmoud Sulaimankhel ...
Indeed, ISIS-K has recently advertised its presence in Kunar province. On Dec. 26, the ... “In one case,” UNAMA continued, “the Taliban accused a religious scholar – who also held a civilian government position – of trying to revise Islamic rules for the benefit of the” government. The Taliban has also ...


 

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