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Tolo News quoted Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Sunday as saying that the operations against the insurgents were carried out in the vicinity of Basram in Mihtarlam, Laghman's province capital, Kama, Nazyan districts of Nangarhar province, Nahar Saraj, Nad Ali and Washir districts of Helmand province.
Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said in a statement, 171 terrorists have been killed in air and ground offensives in the capital Kabul, Kandahar, Takhar, Farah, Helmand, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa and Ghazni provinces. "Currently, the security and defense forces are engaged in 13 ...

At least 22 insurgents were killed during Afghan forces ground and air operations in the past 24 hours across the country. Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Sunday that at least six insurgents were killed in ANA clearing operations in the vicinity of Basram in Mihtarlam , Laghman's province capital. The ministry said ...
Afghan security forces take position during a gun battle between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Laghman province, Afghanistan.(Reuters File Photo). An Afghan official says at least 15 security forces have been killed in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Farah province. Fared Bakhtawar, head ...
Around 60 people, including 20 female students, attended the IWPR event, which was later broadcast by a number of radio stations across Nangarhar, Laghman and Nuristan. Hamdard opened the debate by thanking IWPR for publishing their recent expose on the levels of sexual harassment faced by ...
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Seven Taliban info-icon insurgents have been killed in an Afghan Air Force (AAF) airstrike in the Alingar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the AAF conducted the air raid in the ...

ER: DACAAR distributed hygiene kits to more than 3,400 IDPs in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces. ZOA/SHPOUL distributed hygiene and water kits to more than 1,400 displaced and returnees in four districts of Nangarhar. SVA distributed winter and kitchen kits to 2,600 returnees in Behsud ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some villages in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces have been purged of ... The offensives were conducted in the Goshta district of Nangarhar and some areas of Mehtarlam, the capital of Laghman, said the 201st Selab Military Corps ...
Earlier this month, Abdul Karim Khudam refused to step down as Samangan governor after government announced the removal of at least five governors - from Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. Last week, Jamiat-e-Islami Party of Afghanistan, where Noor serves as chief ...
More than 1,000 people attended psychosocial counselling sessions by UNFPA/AADA in Kunar, Laghman and Nangarhar provinces. In two schools in Mehtarlam, Laghman, the NGO International Medical Corps (IMC) trained 30 young women and as many young men of emergency committees in basic ...
Describing the ongoing operations against armed groups in the troubled areas of Nangarhar, Khost, Ghazni, Helmand, Herat, Zabul, Uruzgan, Farah, Takhar, Nimroz, Faryab and Laghman provinces as "successful" Waziri said the security forces would continue to target the "enemies" elsewhere in the ...
Musicians in the eastern Afghan province of Laghman are warning of a Taleban clampdown, with the insurgents issuing frequent death threats to performers for not conforming to their strict interpretation of Islam. Afghanistan has a rich musical heritage which stems from a diverse range of ethnic, religious, ...
Ghani on Saturday appointed new governors for Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. An IDLG statement said the five governors were appointed based on recommendations of the directorate. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi was appointed as governor for northern Kunduz province, ...
Ghani on Saturday appointed new governors for Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. An IDLG statement said the five governors were appointed based on recommendations of the directorate. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi was appointed as governor for northern Kunduz province, ...
This comes a day after officials from the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) announced the appointment of new governors for Logar, Laghman, Samangan, Kunduz and Maidan Wardak provinces. "They have acted against me with injustice and against the commitments they made and I strongly condemn ...
This comes a day after officials from the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) announced the appointment of new governors for Logar, Laghman, Samangan, Kunduz and Maidan Wardak provinces. "They have acted against me with injustice and against the commitments they made and I ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials in eastern Laghman province say 144 projects costing 1.2 billion afghanis have been implemented in the province during the last two years and a half and another projects worth 1.5 billion afghanis are in different stages of completion. The projects created job ...

MEHTARLAM, Afghanistan, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Seven militants have been killed as clash erupted between security forces and Taliban fighters in Alinegar district of the eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, spokesman for provincial government Sarhadi Zawak said. Units of the army, according to the ...
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Around 2,000 internally-displaced persons (IDPs) and needy families received food aid in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the assistance had been provided by friendly counties China ...
FILE PHOTO - A U.S. soldier from Dragon Troop of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment fires a Javelin missile system during their first training exercise of the new year near operating base Gamberi in the Laghman province of Afghanistan January 1, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) ...
Ghani on Saturday appointed new governors for Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. An IDLG statement said the five governors were appointed based on recommendations of the directorate. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi was appointed as governor for northern Kunduz province, ...
Describing the ongoing operations against armed groups in the troubled areas of Nangarhar, Khost, Ghazni, Helmand, Herat, Zabul, Uruzgan, Farah, Takhar, Nimroz, Faryab and Laghman provinces as "successful" Waziri said the security forces would continue to target the "enemies" elsewhere in the ...
musicians in the eastern Afghan province of Laghman are warning of a Taleban clampdown, with the insurgents issuing frequent death threats to performers for not conforming to their strict interpretation of Islam. Afghanistan has a rich musical heritage which stems from a diverse range of ethnic, religious, ...
WFP distributed food rations to 4,305 people in several districts of Laghman, Kunar and Nuristan provinces. CWSA distributed cash for food to 84 displaced people in Laghman province, while JEN assisted 1,155 families with hygiene kits. CoAR reached 3,000 displaced and school students with hygiene ...
Ghani on Saturday appointed new governors for Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. An IDLG statement said the five governors were appointed based on recommendations of the directorate. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi was appointed as governor for northern Kunduz province, ...
This comes a day after officials from the Independent Directorate of Local governance (IDLG) announced the appointment of new governors for Logar, Laghman, Samangan, Kunduz and Maidan Wardak provinces. "They have acted against me with injustice and against the commitments they made and I strongly condemn ...
Afghan security forces take position during a gun battle between Taliban and Afghan Security Forces in Laghman Province, Afghanistan March 1, 2017. Reuters/Parwiz. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said this month the strategy was working and pushing the insurgents closer to ...
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) Kabul - Minister of finance EklilHakimi has reviewed progress on a string of ongoing development projects during his visit to eastern Laghman province. Governor AbulJabbarNaeemi, General Director of Civil aviation Authority Mahmood Shah Habibi and MPs Amir ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) Kabul (Pajhwok): New police chiefs have been appointed for eastern Laghman and western Farah provinces, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced ... Nabi Jan Mullahkhel has been appointed as police head for Laghman, Nasrat Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Mohammad Humayun Shams, the telecommunications director of eastern Laghman province, was visiting Kabul and staying at the hotel. He said he was able to escape by jumping into a tree from a hotel window as the attackers roamed the hallways, killing people. "It was the worst night of my life," Shams ...
have been killed in airstrikes in southern Helmand and eastern Laghman provinces, and official and a statement said on Friday. Governor spokesman Sarhadi Zwak told Pajhwok Afghan News Afghan Air Force (AAF) targeted militants' safe havens in the Alingar district of Laghman on Thursday evening.
MEHTERLAM, Afghanistan, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Taliban key commander Lal Agha in the eastern Laghman province was killed on Tuesday, provincial government spokesman Sarhadi Zawak said. "Acting upon intelligence report, the security forces stormed the hideout of Taliban notorious commander Lal ...
At least 14 Daesh militants were killed in an airstrike in Laghman province, Laghman police said Saturday. According to the police, the airstrike was conducted in Kondgul area in Alingar district in the province on Friday night. Among the dead are two Daesh's commanders, police said. No more details were provided about ...
Mehtarlam, Afghanistan, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) group were killed as the government forces planes targeted the hardliner group's hideouts in the eastern Laghman province Friday night, an army spokesman said Saturday. "Acting upon intelligence report, the ...
insurgents, including a commander, have been killed in nighttime raids by the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Laghman province, an official said Monday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Special Forces conducted raids in Qasaba, Salingar, Nimnanu and ...
At least three senior Taliban commanders were killed in Afghan Security Forces air operations in eastern Laghman province, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Monday. "Last night (Sunday night), seven Taliban fighters including three senior commanders of the group were killed and three others ...
Mehtarlam (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Laghman province on Sunday claimed thwarting bloody attack by arresting a would-be suicide bomber before he could reach the target. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a would-be suicide bomber was apprehended in Gatal ...
The doctor said he had many scars consistent with the forms of torture he had described. The Home Office, accepting the report, said it planned to expel him from the UK quickly to save him from a long time in detention. If returned to Laghman or Kabul, the man's life would be in danger, the solicitor warned, ...
A cook is rubbing the Laghman noodles. Urumqi, Dec.20 (Xinhua) -- Mutarifu Muhtar is a restaurant owner in Urumqi, capital city of northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. His restaurant has been around for 13 years, and is the only one in the city sticking to the traditional way of rubbing ...
agent, were killed and six others wounded in two separate blasts in eastern Laghman province on Monday, an officials said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, said the intelligence operative succumbed to his injuries in hospital after the blast in the Gomeen area of Mehtarlam. He was injured in the ...
projects have been underway in eastern Laghman province and their execution will benefit more than half of the province's population, the governor said on Wednesday. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, who inaugurated reconstruction work on a 630-meter long road, told reporters here the road in Sultan Ghazni ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials in eastern Laghman province say 144 projects costing 1.2 billion Afghanis have been implemented in the province during the last two years and a half and another projects worth 1.5 billion afghanis are in different stages of completion. The projects created job ...
A cook is rubbing the Laghman noodles. Urumqi, Dec.20 (Xinhua) -- Mutarifu Muhtar is a restaurant owner in Urumqi, capital city of northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. His restaurant has been around for 13 years, and is the only one in the city sticking to the traditional way of rubbing ...
In the eastern city of Mihterlam, capital of the Laghman province, two separate blasts killed an intelligence service agent and a civilian, according to Sarhadi Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor. Another six people were wounded in the second attack, including children. No one immediately claimed ...
Kabul info-icon (Pajhwok): Two people, including a National Directorate of Security (NDS info-icon ) agent, were killed and six others wounded in two separate blasts in eastern Laghman province on Monday, an officials said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor's spokesman, said the intelligence operative ...
In total, IOM will distribute 510 winter support packages to 510 families (300 in Nangarhar, 100 in Kabul, 50 in Laghman and 60 in Kunar). Each winter package consists of a family sized tent (7 persons) and Tarpaulins, blankets, a gas heater, and 60 USD cash for fuel for 3 months. Thus far, IOM staff have ...
projects have been underway in eastern Laghman province and their execution will benefit more than half of the province's population, the governor said on Wednesday. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, who inaugurated reconstruction work on a 630-meter long road, told reporters here the road in Sultan Ghazni ...
Central Region: Around 1,900 people have been reportedly displaced within Parwan Province or have arrived from Kapisa, Laghman and Nuristan. More than 500 people reportedly arrived in Kabul from Baghlan, Kunduz, and Nangarhar provinces. In 2017, nearly 21,000 people were verified as displaced ...
The gathering, also attended by residents and tribal elders from eastern Kunar and Laghman provinces, was held at the football Ground in Jalalabad city. The participants also raised slogans in government's support. The gathering asked for supporting and backing of the system instead of opposing it, ...
Provincial officials reported the Taliban is trying to bring in reinforcements from nearby districts in Laghman, while Daesh (IS) militants are also trying to reach the battleground from the group's major redoubts in Nangarhar and Kunar, another eastern Afghan province where IS is attempting to increase its ...


 

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