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The Islamic State group first emerged in Afghanistan in 2014 as NATO combat troops withdrew from the country and handed over responsibility to Afghan Security Forces. IS militants initially overran large parts of eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, near the Pakistan border, where they engaged in a turf ...
Although Daesh militants claimed most of the recent attacks in big cities, the MoD has said it is Haqqani not Daesh behind the incidents. ... 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 ...

Kabul, Afghanistan -- The death of a Green Beret in a New Year's Day firefight in Nangarhar province was a grim reminder of continued violence in the ... Taliban, known for carrying out a 2014 attack that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of Haska Mena district in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday demanded the government to investigate ... Dawlat Waziri, told Pajhwok that IS fighters forcibly used residents of Haska Mena villages as human shield at gunpoint and used to hide in people's houses.
US army Afghanistan U.S. Army soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and Afghan National Army soldiers conduct a combined patrol in the village of Shabila Kalan, Zabul, Afghanistan, on Nov. 30, 2009. Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez, U.S. Air Force.
"Based on the specific target information, our aircraft targeted major meetings of Daesh in the village of Saradara and Alkhani [in Darzab district]," he ... as Yaqub and Shaikh, who was a judge and had recently arrived from [the IS enclave] in eastern Nangarhar Province," he told Radio Free Afghanistan.

'Insecurity increased in Nangarhar, even governor confessed that insecurity reached to the city,' said Member of the Wolesi Jirga, Zahir Qadir. He said that if the government cannot solve insecurity problems in eastern Nangahar province, the leaders must resign. If the government not take step then people ...
The number of IDPs in the Eastern Region has reached nearly 140,205 with more than 123,538 of them in Nangarhar Province, of which 64,513 are due to the recent October-onward ... Displaced civilians have temporarily settled in the centers of Emamsaheb, Dasht-e-Archi districts and Kunduz City.
The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed fighting in eastern Afghanistan. A military statement issued Tuesday said four other soldiers were wounded in the Jan. 1 battle in the Achin district of Nangarhar province. It said two of the wounded were in stable condition and the other two have ...
At least 15 people have been killed in a blast at a funeral ceremony in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar, officials confirmed. ... The blast took place about 2 pm local time in PD6 of Jalalabad city after a bomb exploded at the funeral ceremony of the head of the development council of Haska Mina District.
However, Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for provincial governor said that it was a suicide attack in which killed 15 people and wounded 14 others. He did not provide further details. The victims have been taken to the nearby hospital in the city. No group, including the Taliban, has claimed responsibility ...
The number of IDPs in the Eastern Region has reached nearly 138,546 with more than 121,879 of them in Nangarhar Province. Nangarhar is followed by ... Central Region: Some 1120 individuals displaced from Pirkoti village of Urguan district, in Paktika Province to villages in the district centre. A joint ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty doctors or their family members were kidnapped for ransom in eastern Nangarhar province during this solar year info-icon . ... Dr. Nazar Gul Arab was kidnapped from Samakhel locality of Behsud district, Dr. Samiullah's brother was kidnapped from Jalalabad City and ...
The military operation was launched on Tuesday in Khoghyani district in the province where nine villages have been cleared of militants so far, he said. "The forces have also defused ten land mines during the operation," Faqir said. The statement has not provided further details about the operation.
Kabul, Afghanistan -- When he was killed in a New Year's Day firefight in Nangarhar province, 34-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin became the ... had cleared ISIS-K militants from about 80 percent of the district, allowing hundreds of families displaced by "Daesh atrocities" to return to their villages.
"A number of armed men are roaming in the city. They have disturbed the security of the city. No one cares," said Ajmal Rahmani, chairman of businessmen union of Nangarhar. The forex dealers protested the incident in Kabul, Herat and other cities in Afghanistan. They said they will not get back to their ...
A bombing in the eastern Nangarhar province earlier in the day killed one person and wounded eight. ... In the holy city itself, prayers at Islam's third-holiest site dispersed largely without incident, but Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops in several dozen West Bank hotspots and on the border with the ...

The blast took place during Friday's prayers inside the mosque in Sultankhel village of Hazran area, killing the prayer leader, Mualvi Nimatullah, the district chief said. Mohammad Nasim told Pajhwok Afghan News eight worshipper were wounded in the blast. The governor's spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, ...
Eleven years ago a little girl named Mina was born in an Afghan prison and to this day, she has never seen the outside world. The child, who lives with her mother in the Nangarhar Prison in the city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, is curious to see what life is like outside the prison's four walls. VOA reporter ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan -- As U.S. warplanes flew above a cluster of villages where Islamic State militants were holed up in eastern Afghanistan, 11 people piled ... 10 blast in Nangarhar province, and Afghan officials who visited the site, said the truck was hit by an American air strike shortly before 5 p.m. ...
My name is Basmina and I'm a teacher in Haji Saheban village in Nangarhar province. Around here, our lives are pretty good. Unlike other parts of Nangarhar life is peaceful, we don't have too many problems with insecurity, and there have been a big effort made over the past decade to reconstruct and ...
The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (75,980), Kunduz (35,903), Badghis (25,723) and Faryab (21,022). ... Northern/North Eastern: Some 5,500 displaced people reportedly arrived to burka district centre, Baghlan, from surrounding villages, due to fighting between ANSF ...
An Afghan official says a motorcycle bomb in eastern Nangarhar province killed at least five people. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says eight were wounded in Sunday's blast, which took place outside of a football stadium in the provincial capital of Jalalabad. Khogyani says ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- At least five people were killed and seven others injured as a blast rocked Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Sunday, spokesman for provincial government Attaullah Khogiani said. "Initial reports say five people were killed ...
IS has made territorial advances in recent battles with the Taliban in Khogyani district of Nangarhar, according to residents and local Afghan officials. The terrorist group's global propaganda media claimed on Saturday IS fighters captured 18 villages in the district that were previously held by the Taliban.
At least two people were killed and ten others were injured in separate incidents in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials confirmed on Saturday. Two Afghan Security Forces were killed and six others were injured in three back-to-back explosions in the city of Jalalabad, ...
IS and Taliban militants have frequently clashed for control of districts and villages in eastern Nangarhar and northern Jouzjan provinces, where ... The IS Khorasan branch has also claimed responsibility for numerous deadly attacks in major Afghan cities, including attacks on mosques in the capital, Kabul.
police said another eight were wounded in the explosion that reportedly targeted civilians at a demonstration in PD of the city. Initial reports ...
The area in the Pekha valley of Achin district, in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, was once a stronghold of the Islamic State group.
More than 1,500 people reportedly arrived in Sharan City from within Paktika. ... Also in Kunar, more than 400 people reportedly left villages in Chawkay ... PU-AMI and SCI in Laghman and Nangarhar and 1,883 IDPs received ...
... in their beds in the village of Pule Regi, located near the Afghan city of Farah. ... to officials, particularly in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
According to first reports, 8,200 people arrived in Shiberghan City, Jawzjan, ... Nangarhar, and BarKunar, Kunar, to Surkhrod and Behsud districts in Nangarhar. ... More than 7,500 people arrived in Gereshk town, Hilmand, ...
... broadcast by radio in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. ... are taking place in his village, including a reduction in the number of ...
The Nangarhar governor's spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told ... The town administrative chief, Saz Wali, said the early morning clash ...
Initial reports show approximately 500 people arrived in Kabul city from Wardak and Nangarhar provinces. In 2017, 18,833 people were ...
In neighboring Nangarhar province, a large number of people ... from the provincial council building through in various areas of the city.
Three suicide bombers Arrested in Nangarhar ... The insurgents were arrested in PD3 of Jalalabad city by the National Directorate of Security ...
The insurgents were arrested in PD3 of Jalalabad city by the National ... The three were planning to carry out attacks in the city, the provincial ...
The IS militants are in control of several districts of Nangarhar ... to disconnect Jalalabad city and Kunar province of Afghanistan from Kabul.
... Chashma village outside Nangarhar's provincial capital Jalalabad city, ... growing naturally in Afghanistan's eastern provinces of Nangarhar, ...
... an engagement party in the northern city of Jarchi, Afghanistan Sept. ... (IS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
during clashes with security forces and infighting eastern Nangarhar ... playing with went off in Shoib village of Chaparhar district yesterday.
More than a dozen civilians have been killed and wounded, and hundreds of families displaced by fierce fighting in recent days between the ...
"There are four Gurudwaras in Jalalabad city in (eastern) Nangarhar province because many Sikhs used to call that region home," he adds, ...
Pakistan is betting that a pair of nine-foot chain-link fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by Islamist militants from Afghanistan, ...
Around 20 years ago, the families of Adam Khan and Sana Gul engaged in a dispute over irrigation water in Markikhel village. As a result, Sana ...
... located in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province near the Pak-Afghan border. ... Said Khel village, and Ibrahim s/o of Omarzai belonging to Bannu city. ... hold in the native villages of the young men killed in the US drone strikes, ...
Nangarhar / WASHINGTON -- As fighting between the Islamic ... join forces with local Taliban to counter IS attacks on their villages. ... It has also claimed responsibility for several deadly attacks in major cities in the country ...
Two of the eight pupils at a school on the outskirts of the city of Jalalabad in the Nangarhar Province were injured in the alleged shooting, ...
16 at a booby-trapped building in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. His mother, Laura Butler ... could happen." -- Michelle Price, Salt Lake City ...


 

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