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Central Region: Nearly 1,500 people arrived in Ghazni centre from within Ghazni Province, and from Uruzgan and Wardak provinces, according to authorities, due to ongoing armed clashes. Since mid-March, more than 1,200 displaced people arrived in Kabul City from Logar, Nangarhar, Jawzjan ...
In an echo of previous years, U.S. Marines in Helmand province are advising the Afghan army's 215th Corps as it seeks to clear roads around towns and cities that are hotbeds for insurgent activity. While U.S. advisers report growing autonomy among Afghan units, they acknowledge that many areas ... Afghanistan military

After five days criss-crossing Afghanistan, meeting with everyone from the Afghan president to the new American trainers on the ground, Gen. ... 1-23, the Afghan military operation was launched in mid-February in a move to oust the Taliban from a critical 10-kilometer stretch of valley in Laghman Province. Afghanistan military
After five days criss-crossing Afghanistan, meeting with everyone from the Afghan president to the new American trainers on the ground, Gen. ... Dubbed Saleb 1-23, the Afghan military operation was launched in mid-February in a move to oust the Taliban from a critical 10-kilometer stretch of valley in Laghman Province. Afghanistan military
Horrified by the prospect of being hit yet again, he and his parents agreed that he would simply leave school and get a job. Today the teenager earns just two dollars a day working at a blacksmiths near his home in Mehtar Lam city, the provincial capital of Laghman. “My teachers used to beat me very hard,” ... Afghanistan military
Nearly 2,500 people have reportedly been displaced to four districts of Parwan Province from Kapisa, Laghman, Nuristan and Samangan provinces due to ... The families had been displaced in the last week of February due to clashes between armed groups, followed by clearing operations by Afghan ... Afghanistan military

In 2012 Karim Dad, a 20-year-old from the eastern province of Nuristan, decided to join the Afghan National Army (ANA). ... Back in their home village of Mamo, Karim Dad's widow Fatima, the mother of their six-year-old son, told IWPR that she had tried to collect the benefits due to the bereaved family of a ... Afghanistan military
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. ... NR/NER: In Aybak City, Samangan Province, 679 conflict IDPs received cash assistance from PIN, food from WFP, NFIs from UNHCR and hygiene ... Afghanistan military
Eastern Region: Approximately 4,200 people have been displaced in Alingar District within the district and to Mehtarlam City, according to authorities. Their displacement ... More than 1,000 people attended psychosocial counselling sessions by UNFPA/AADA in Kunar, Laghman and Nangarhar provinces. Afghanistan military
The Laghman River, one of Afghanistan's many waterways, is essential to agriculture and other development in this largely rural eastern province. ... Faced with an ever-increasing demand for water, China recently initiated a project, entitled 'Sponge City,' to improve water availability in urban settlements ... Afghanistan military
The highest number of displaced families are in Kunduz Province with 13,615 IDPs, followed by neighbouring Takhar with 5,383 IDPs. ... to Mahmud-e-Raqi, Hisa-e-Awal-e-Kohestan and Hisa-e-Duwum-e-Kohestan districts of Kapisa province from Kapisa, Laghman, Nuristan and Parwan provinces due to ... Afghanistan military
A power line linking two major cities in Afghanistan is being sabotaged by protestors angry that they lack access to electricity themselves, an IWPR ... The line supplying power from the Naghlo dam, a hydroelectric plant in the Sarubi district of Kabul to the city of Jalalabad in the eastern Nangarhar province, ... Afghanistan military
Syrian Arab News Agency reported that Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army and Turkish Land Forces' shelling of the city of Afrin wounded five civilians. National ... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan assassinated Afghan Local Police's commander Shafiq in the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. Afghanistan US military
NANGARHAR, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 20 NANGARHAR, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 20, 2018 shows a damaged office at the site of a bomb blast in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. At least three people were killed and two others injured as a bomb blast rocked Jalalabad city, ... Afghanistan US military
However, TOLOnews' journalist in the province says the governor's compound in Aibak city, the provincial capital, is under heavy guard by security forces. According to a ... Ghani on Saturday appointed new governors for Laghman, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Samangan and Kunduz provinces. An IDLG ... Afghanistan US military
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan reported that its troops ambushed Afghan National Security Forces and United States Army in the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, several Afghan National Security Forces' elements were killed and wounded and ... Afghanistan US military

“I've given [music] up and now I'm a cobbler in Mehterlam city, so that I can feed my children,” he said. “I still love music but I can't face these security issues.” Musicians in the eastern Afghan province of Laghman are warning of a Taleban clampdown, with the insurgents issuing frequent death threats to ... Afghanistan US military
Central Region: More than 2,100 people displaced from Nerkh and Jalrez districts to the provincial capital of Wardak Province, sparked by armed clashes between Armed Opposition Groups (AOG). ... From 4 to 10 February, a total of 12,483 Afghan citizens returned to Afghanistan, according to IOM. A total ... Afghanistan US military
overran, albeit briefly, capital of Kunduz province in the North and nearly took control of centers of Laghman in the East and Helmand in the South. On the other hand, the so-called IS-Khurasan has also been trying to impose itself through a number of militant activities in different parts of Afghanistan. Afghanistan US military
Azizullah informed it was the time when USSR army stepped in Afghanistan and the whole village in Laghman province was in fear that soon the army will come to their village and will kill the villagers. The cloud of fear was moving in on the people of Afghanistan. “It was Friday. We were sitting in the local ... Afghanistan US military
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army, backed by Turkish Air and Land Forces captured two localities from the Syrian Democratic Forces' YPG in Afrin region, as a part of the operation 'Olive Branch' (AR: Ghasin al-Zaytun, TR: Zeytin Dalı). Free Syrian Army captured Al-Mahmudiyah and Tellat al-Almara in ... Afghanistan US military
5 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan government has increased air strikes against armed groups' oppositions and 37 militants have been killed since Saturday, ... the government forces' warplanes targeted a Taliban hideout in Sangar village of Alinegar district of the eastern Laghman province in the wee hours of ... Afghanistan US military
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan raided Afghan National Security Forces' post, as well as clashed with the reinforcements, at the outskirts of the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, seven elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed, ... Afghanistan US military
Western donors have spent heavily to improve women's lives in Afghanistan and teach them to fight for their rights. But the efforts ... But there was nobody to protect Shuibah Naimi, a 26-year-old JFAO lawyer in rural Laghman province, east of Kabul, when angry men came for her in early January. They shot ... Afghanistan US military
KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Tuesday the Taliban would have to be defeated on the battlefield after U.S. President Donald Trump rejected the idea of talks with the militants following a series of deadly attacks. The Taliban reacted to Trump's announcement by saying they ... Afghanistan US military
Afghan security forces take position during a gun battle between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Mar 1, 2017. ... KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Afghanistan said on Tuesday the Taliban would have to be defeated on the battlefield after U.S. President Donald Trump ... Afghanistan US military
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long ... Mohammad Humayun Shams, the telecommunications director of eastern Laghman province who was visiting Kabul and staying at the hotel, said he was ... Afghanistan US military
Islamic State's Amaq Agency reported that a suicide attack targeted Syrian Democratic Forces' gathering in Al-Bahra village, northwest of Hajin. Separately, Islamic ... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan clashed with the Afghan National Army in the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. Seven elements ... Afghanistan US military
Syrian Democratic Forces' Manbij Military Council and Turkey-Backed Free Syrian Army clashed for several hours in the vicinity of Al-Muhsenli village, ... of Afghanistan ambushed Afghan National Security Forces' convoy at the outskirts of the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province, which resulted in ... Afghanistan US military
He said the remaining 50,000 tons of the total 1.1 million tons of India-granted wheat would reach Afghanistan info-icon in near future and would be stored in Helmand, Ghazni, Laghman, Herat, Kandahar, Kabul and Nangarhar provinces. He said the wheat would be utilized in time of need and during ... Afghanistan US military
Syrian Arab Army captured Tell Abu Ruwayl and Tell al-Muqbirah from the rebel factions in the southern Aleppo. Syrian Arab Army also advanced against the rebels southwest of Khanasir, capturing Hawarin, Ramlah, Muzyalah, Rasm al-Sheikh, and Tell Subhah. Improvised explosive device targeted the ... Afghanistan US military
These are the finding of a report compiled by Pajhwok Afghan News and the Lawyers Association on the 14th anniversary of the constitution's adoption. The report ... The government's inability to hold district and village council elections is a clear departure from the constitutional course. The delay in district ... Afghanistan US military
Unknown individuals targeted Turkish Army's convoy passing through Zarzita village with an RPG and destroyed an armored vehicle. The convoy ... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed Afghan National Security Forces' convoy at the outskirts of the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. Afghanistan US military
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 ... Afghanistan US military
Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Monday said that big attacks in the cities are being conducted by Haqqani network under the name of Daesh. ... 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 ... Afghanistan US military
KABUL: At least 14 terrorists belonging to the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in the Laghman province of Afghanistan. ... The Amaq news agency of the IS said a suicide bomber targetted the police and intelligence officers busy in an operation in the Banaee area of the city. Afghanistan US military
NRC teams have deployed assessmentteams in Chawkay District sinceSunday, 17 November 2017 On 25th and 26th November, 214 families (1,498 Individuals) are reported displaced in Kandagul, Noorualam Saeb and Sar Qily village of Alingar district Laghman province due to increased presence of ... Afghanistan US military
From 1 January to 10 December 2017, a total of 437,907 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, up by 35,210 people compared to the previous week. ... Central Region: Some 1120 individuals displaced from Pirkoti village of Urguan district, in Paktika Province to villages in the district centre. Afghanistan US military
Afghan National Security Forces arrested a suicide attacker planning to carry out an attack against the Afghan government's institutions in the city of Mihtarlam, the capital of Laghman Province. The arrested suicide attacker was reportedly disguised in women's clothing. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan's ... Afghanistan US military
Screening Committee members has referred a list of 68 IDP families through UNOCHA for further needs assessment. These IDP families displaced to Kabul from insecure districts of Samangan, Kapisa, Laghman, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, Faryab, Logar and Baghlan Provinces. Joint Assessment Teams ... Afghanistan US military
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 ... Afghanistan US military
DAESH gunmen have stormed a partially constructed building near an intelligence training centre in the Afghan capital, triggering a gun battle with security forces. ... In the eastern city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman province, two separate blasts killed an intelligence service agent and a civilian. Another ... Afghanistan US military
The inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president kicked off a year rich in events, including a string of military victories over Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, antigovernment protests across Russia, and terror attacks in many countries. These images capture some of the big stories of 2017. Afghanistan US military
From 1 January to 10 December 2017, a total of 390,940 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, up by 18,000 people compared to the previous week. The number of IDPs in the Eastern Region has reached nearly 110,000 with more than 93,000 of them in Nangarhar Province. The provinces ... Afghanistan US military
The US Forces Commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson visited the American troops base in Laghman on Thursday to assess security of the eastern parts of the country. Nicholson said the Afghan forces' offensives, backed by US Air Force, have prevented the collapse of districts and provincial ... Afghanistan US military
Islamic State-affiliated Jaysh Khalid ibn al-Walid launched an attack on rebel-held village of Hayt in the southwestern Daraa governorate. The attack was ... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan attacked Afghan Local Police's checkpoint in the city of Mihtarlam, capital of Laghman Province. According to the reports ... Afghanistan US military
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel gave harrowing accounts on Monday of the 13-hour ... Mohammad Humayun Shams, the telecommunications director of eastern Laghman province, who was visiting Kabul and staying at the hotel, said he was ... Afghanistan US military
Nine Taliban members were killed and six others wounded in operations in Alingar district of eastern Laghman province, three were killed in Shah Joy district of ... at least 40 people were killed and around 80 others wounded in a suicide attack targeting a cultural center in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul. Afghanistan US military
MEHTARLAM, Afghanistan, Dec.18 (Xinhua) -- Three children were killed and six others wounded after a roadside mine exploded in eastern Afghan province of Laghman, authorities said Monday. "The incident took place early Monday morning in Qala Cha locality of provincial capital Mehtarlam city. Afghanistan US military


 

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