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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, April 15 (Xinhua) -- At least five militants of the Afghan Taliban have been killed and six others wounded following a gunfight with ... In neighboring Baghlan province, Taliban blew up an electricity tower, cutting off electricity to parts of the country and national capital Kabul city.

In a rare move, the Taliban last week invited the media to visit a Taliban-controlled village in Kunduz province, that had been targeted in airstrike by the Afghan air force earlier in the week. ... These protestors were also prevented from entering Kunduz city and only 20 tribal elders were allowed in to see the governor.
The most striking one was their denial, and then threadbare justification, of their bombing of a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, known by its French initials MSF, in the very same embattled city of Kunduz in October 2015. The bombardment, conducted by the US-led, NATO driven Resolute ... madrassa
He told Al Jazeera that the air raid targeted a Taliban gathering where members of the group were discussing plans to capture Kunduz city. ... Earlier this month, a unit of the Afghan security and intelligence forces carried out a deadly raid in two villages in the Chaparhar district of Nangarhar province ... relatives Kunduz
An Afghan military air strike targeting the Taliban in northern Kunduz province is reported to have killed civilians. Eyewitnesses said that helicopters targeted a gathering at a religious school in Dasht-e Archi district. The government says at least 25 Islamists were killed or injured, but a doctor in Kunduz ...

“The Taliban are ruling most of the villages and towns in this region, which means that education is under assault,” he told Radio Free Afghanistan in the provincial capital, also called Kunduz. “They are inventing different excuses to close schools or are forcing their worldview and curriculum on students.”.
Kabul city needs 400 megawatts of power in 24 hours, but the power provided from thermal and hydropower is only 110 megawatts. This comes after a major pylon transmitting electricity to Kabul was blown up in Dasht-e-Kelagai area in Baghlan on Sunday night. Earlier last week two other pylons were ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel, including a commander, were killed and two others wounded as result of a Taliban info-icon attack on a checkpoint in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Hameed Hamidi told Pajhwok ...
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KUNDUZ CITY - A group of Afghan Local Police (ALP) allegedly gang-raped two women of a family in Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province, residents said Sunday. Ismail, a resident of the center of Dasht-i-Archi district, told Pajhwok Afghan News that ...
His Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, had announced at the time that work was set to begin imminently on the line, which will run from the village of Surkhan in Uzbekistan's Surkhandarya region to Pul-e-Khumri, a town in Afghanistan just south of Kunduz. In January, Mirziyoyev issued a decree ...
KUNUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Destroyed power pylons may not be repaired without a military offensive in advance in the capital of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday. Two days back, the Taliban info-icon blew up two power pylons in Khawaja Gultan area of Kunduz City and damaged a ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Kunduz province say well-off people have stopped sending their children to school and tuition fearing their kidnapping, a growing phenomenon. The residents report four abduction incidents and one murder in captivity in Kunduz during the past one ...
Threats from Taleban forces in Baghlan and Kunduz provinces have led to the six pm to six am shutdown. This night-time ban on mobile services is a ... “After I pass the part…where Taleban are present and arrive in the city, I then activate my Salam SIM card,” Mateen said. “But when I want to return home, ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KUNUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Kunduz province, Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, has demanded of NATO to ... assured the governor of continued support towards the security forces and further strengthening reconstruction and rehabilitation process in Kunduz.
Gynaecologist and Outlook Inspirations nominee Dr Marzia Salam Yaftali has for nearly two years been running the last-standing, public hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz. It's a city that has long been dangerous, but the stakes were especially high in 2015 when the Taliban attempted to recapture it.
attack in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday. A well-placed source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in the Ramazan village of the district late on Saturday night. Four policemen were killed and ...

KUNUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Kunduz province, Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, has demanded of NATO info-icon to continue supporting security and reconstruction info-icon sectors of his province. Naeemi made the demand at a meeting with NATO Commander for northeastern zone Gen.
The subsequent siege of Kunduz, even after receiving real-time Taliban movements confirmed by security alerts and already available intelligence inputs points towards a massive intelligence ... The intelligence is largely gathered through local farmers, sympathetic teachers, responsible shop owners, and village headmen.
The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced families are Kunduz with 10,815 IDPs, followed by Farah with more than 2,000 displaced people. ... Heavy rains in and around Kandahar City damaged or destroyed more than 100 houses, according to the findings of an inter-agency assessment ...
Kunduz city has for years been almost solely linked to war and violence but this year officials decided to change its face and uplift the spirits of the people by lighting up the streets ahead of Nowruz. Officials have said they hope local residents will be able to celebrate the new solar year in peace, especially ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and as many militants have been killed during a clash in northern Kunduz province. An official said on Friday. The clash erupted in the Kunjak area of Imam info-icon Sahib district late on Thursday when the Taliban info-icon attacked an ...
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KUNDUZ CITY - A number of women demanded of the government to construct a family park in the capital of northern ... He added Kunduz municipality had so far implemented 22 public welfare projects in the city including giving jobs to 550 individuals in clearing ...
Shagofa, a resident of Kunduz city, told Pajhwok Afghan News that there were two parks in Kunduz City but families were not allowed to enter there. ... He added the provincial municipality carried out several road projects and parks for men and women but there was no recreation centre for families.
The Kunduz City Municipality has kick-started a massive clean up operation to restore some order to the war-torn city. Some of the projects being implemented by the municipality include road and alley maintenance and the establishment of at least four parks for residents. As a result of the project, jobs for ...
Haji Naqibullah, the resident of Kunduz City, the provincial capital, said if the new districts recaptured from the Taliban it would have positive impact on the overall security of the province. “The Taliban have created strong base in these areas and dispatched its fighters to other area. If the Taliban are driven ...
Yet almost from the moment he deserted, he regretted his decision, he suggested in an interview, in Russian, over tea and rock candy in his home in the northern city of Kunduz. A lawless, mountainous expanse along the borders with the Central Asian states, northern Afghanistan has vast ungoverned ...
The short video begins by showing the jihadists preparing for the military raid and driving through a remote Afghan village. A clash with ... However, the IJU is known to operate in Kunduz and Badakhshan. In 2015, the IJU, which is loyal to the Afghan Taliban, took part in the latter's siege of Kunduz city.
As complaints by residents rise over the presence of illegal armed men in parts of Kunduz province, the security and judicial agencies on Wednesday stressed the need for 'proper cooperation' among the organizations while some officials complained about the lack of law and order in the northern province ...
On the battlefield, the Taliban's momentum had begun to slow, he said, adding no major population centre had fallen to the militants since their temporary occupation of Kunduz City in 2015. Afghan forces were currently on the offensive, he asserted, saying allies and NATO info-icon partners -- contributing ...
In addition, IWPR's reporter interviewed 20 men and four local elders in a dozen of these villages, discovering that families consumed between seven and 42 dollars' worth of electricity over each two-month billing period. Niamatullah, a resident of the village of Qasab in Chahar Darah district, of Kunduz ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): All private clinics in northeastern Kunduz province are operating without licences from the government, an official claimed on Tuesday. Provincial council deputy head Safiullah Amiri told Pajhwok Afghan News a number of private clinics were recently opened in Kunduz without ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Jan. ... "Mumtaz was killed together with two of his comrades and three militants injured following a gunfight in Chahal Chinar locality, on outskirts of provincial capital Kunduz city," Nastraullah Jamshidi, a press officer of army Corps 209 Shaheen based in the region, twitted. Violence ...
Umed Partov, The Jamestown Foundation, says, “Central Asian militant groups have already begun to demonstrate leadership in orchestrating terrorist attacks in the Middle East as well as in the current siege of Kunduz city. According to Davlat Vaziri, spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan, ...
Attackers have detonated explosives before storming the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. At least two people have been killed and 12 injured, officials say. It is believed about 50 staff were in the building at the time. The Islamic State group has said three of its ...
Arbab Habibullah, a tribal elder from Qarghaz village, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban destroyed the bridge by emplacing landmines beneath it. “It was ... The military operation in the Imam Sahib district has displaced some 2,000 families to other areas, including the provincial capital, Kunduz City.
More than 2,000 people have been displaced in Nejrab District, Kapisa, to the district centre and other villages due to military operations in the past two weeks. Close to 7,000 people were displaced to Kunduz City from Chardarah district since 15 January due to military operations, according to initial ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Up to 50 militants have been confirmed dead and 30 others injured as the Afghan forces wrapped up crackdown against Taliban fighters in northern Kunduz province, an army spokesman in the northern region said Monday. The security forces, according to ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- At least eight militants, loyal to the Taliban group, were killed and six others wounded, following a series of Afghan forces operations in the country's northern province of Kunduz, a local official said Thursday. The operation was launched in Nahr-e-Sufi village of ...
militants have been killed and five others wounded in a clearing operation Chardara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday. ... Ten villages were cleared of Taliban's presence, said Musavi, adding the security forces escaped unhurt in the operation that also resulted in confiscation ...
The attack on Tuesday was centered on an Afghan National Army post in the village of Gholam Sakhi, about three miles from Kunduz city, said Nangyalay, an Afghan police commander who was stationed in the area. Commander Nangyalay, who like many Afghans uses only one name, said the attack ...
Kunduz: Five Afghan police personnel were killed and two others wounded in an attack by the Taliban in the country's northern province, an official said on Thursday. "The incident took place in Archi, a restive district on the outskirts of Kunduz city, on Wednesday night after the Taliban stormed police ...
(Pajhwok): An eight-member robbery gang has been arrested in the capital of northern Kunduz province, police said on Friday. Kunduz police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Hamid Hamidi said in a statement the gang was detained on Thursday by police while acting on an intelligence report in Kunduz City. He said ...
A group of 28 cops were recently trained for three weeks in Kunduz and then deployed at the two Shia mosques in the city. The local officials were worried that these two mosques in Kunduz city may be attacked by the IS. Members of the Shia community told the local media that many of their mosques are ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Drivers and traders at the Sher Khan Port in northern Kunduz province on Thursday complained customs officials and police took illegal money from them. Sayed Mujtaba Hashimi, the Sher Khan Port Traders' Union Head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that security officials and ...
Northern/North Eastern: According to initial, unverified reports from the ground, more than 10,000 people have been displaced in the past week to Kunduz City from Dasht-e-Archi, Emamsaheb and Khanabad districts due to intensified military operations in the area. Nearly 3,400 people have been ...
Dozens of other militants were wounded in the military operation, he said in a statement released on Monday. The military operation was started in Imam Sahib district five days ago to clear the areas of insurgents, Salim said. He added that a number of the villages were cleared of militants and the operation ...
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): With the advent of winter, firewood prices have almost doubled in the capital of northern Kunduz province, residents complain. Currently seven kilograms of firewood and coal is sold for 100 afghanis compared to 60 afghanis last winter. An increase of 10 and 13 afghanis per kilo ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- At least 15 Taliban militants have been killed and 16 others injured as military operations are continuing in the restive Imam Sahib district of the northern Kunduz province over the past three days, an army spokesman in the province Abdul Khalil said Saturday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Oranos, a new privately owned television channel, has started broadcasting in northern Kunduz province. The initiative is a joint venture between two journalists Hedayatullah Ziarmal and Zabihullah Majidi. The TV will air programs for eight hours a day on 487.25 MHz. Ziarmal ...


 

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