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 cities, towns and villages of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

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Addressing journalists on Tuesday about Helmand province Waziri rejected rumors of Sangin's collapse and said the army had not withdrawn from the city. He said ... "33 Daesh militants were killed in Nangarhar in the past week," Waziri added. According ...

New Delhi: Moinudheen Parakadavath, a resident of Kasargod and an important link in the Kerala Islamic State (IS) module of 22 missing persons, including women and children who travelled to Afghanistan+ , has told the NIA and central intelligence ...
Farhad, 14, told IWPR that he had switched from a state to a private school in Nangarhar province because of frequent corporal punishment.
Northern/North Eastern: Significant military clashes in Kunduz and Baghlan continued, with unconfirmed reports that wellresourced families are leaving Kunduz City in fear of a spring offensive. In Baghlan, ongoing conflict continues to cause ...
A full 70 per cent of women in the eastern province of Nangarhar do not hold Afghan identity cards and thus are denied access to a wide range of services, IWPR has discovered.

Understandably, the fence will be built first in the tribal agencies of Bajaur and Mohmand which are designated as high threat zones, because of their proximity to Afghanistan's Nangarhar and Kunar provinces where the leaders of the Tehreek-e-Taliban ...
Zahid, eight, is from Surkh Rod, a district in eastern Nangarhar province. He and his four siblings help their father ... Raqibullah, 12, is from a village on the outskirts of Tirin Kot, a city in Oruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan. He moved to ...
At least 27 Daesh insurgents were killed in eastern Nangarhar province in an Afghan airforces airstrikes on Saturday night, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Sunday.
In addition to the direct blowback of drugs, guns, militancy and social disorder, 76 terrorist financiers and facilitators from the Jamaatul Ahrar and Lashkar-e-Islam franchises have opened up shop in the bordering enclaves of Nangarhar, Kunar and ...
Zahid, 8, is from Surkh Rod, a district in eastern Nangarhar Province. He and his ... Raqibullah, 12, is from a village on the outskirts of Tirin Kot, a city in Oruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan. ... My cousins are still in the village where ...
In the Afghan capital, Kabul, there's still widespread shock and anger at the brutal militant attack last week on the city's main military hospital. The authorities have acted swiftly, sacking the deputy interior minister and arresting 24 hospital and ...
Zahid, 8, is from Surkh Rod, a district in eastern Nangarhar Province. He and his ... Raqibullah, 12, is from a village on the outskirts of Tirin Kot, a city in Oruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan. ... My cousins are still in the village, where ...
... our village and bring peace to the people of Samarkhail [her native region]." Nazdana is a pupil at the school for the children of internally displaced people (IDP) set up by the Norwegian refugee Council (NRC) outside Jalalabad city in Nangarhar ...
The first signs of Daesh's presence in Afghanistan appeared in some provinces in the south and east of the country, including cities like Kabul and Jalalabad in 2014. The group's early successes in Syria and Iraq ... When a former TTP commander of ...
"Right now, we believe there are about 600 ISIS-K members in two or three districts in southern Nangarhar." But despite those battlefield losses, ISIS-K has "shown an ability to conduct attacks in Kabul and elsewhere in the country," General John ...
Islamabad (Reuters) - Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered the re-opening of the two main border crossings to Afghanistan, after their closure last month following a series of attacks that Islamabad blamed on militants operating from ...

Pakistan last month shut the crossing at Torkham, on the road from the northwest city Peshawar to the Afghan city of Jalalabad, and at Chaman, on the road between the southwestern city of Quetta and Kandahar in Afghanistan. The government acted after ...
The streets of Istanbul are now full of young Afghan men from Paktia, Nangarhar, Laghman, Maidan Wardak and other provinces, traversing the city with canvas sacs full of refuse that can weigh up to 150kgs on their backs. With Istanbul having faced ...
Pakistan last month shut the crossing at Torkham, on the road from the northwest city Peshawar to the Afghan city of Jalalabad, and at Chaman, on the road between the southwestern city of Quetta and Kandahar in Afghanistan. The government acted after ...
In Baghlan, three consecutive weeks of military operations resulted in thousands of unverified displaced to Pul-e-Khumri city, with around 11,200 submitting petitions. Assessments will ... Clashes on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah and in Nad-e-Ali ...
In the Afghan capital, Kabul, there's still widespread shock and anger at the brutal militant attack last week on the city's main military hospital. The authorities have acted swiftly, sacking the deputy interior minister and arresting 24 hospital and ...
A suicide bomber targeted the home of Zahir Haqqani, Director of Haj and religious Affairs for eastern Nangarhar province, on Friday afternoon, killing Haqqani's brother, eye witnesses reported.
Landi Kotal: Some 400 students from villages across the Afghan border in Nangarhar crossed into Pakistan in the wee hours on Thursday, carrying only school identity cards as their 'travel documents'.
In the eastern Nangarhar province, a suicide bomber tried to kill a local religious affairs director outside a mosque following Friday prayers, but the official's brother intervened, wrapping his arms around the bomber before he set off his payload ...
Thursday, Ullman and her parents, Jennifer and Neal, met with Mahwah Mayor Bill Laforet and Council President Robert Hermansen to present the township with an American flag that flew over Jalalabad District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, where ...
A total number of 25 FGDs in high returned areas and IDP settlements of Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces have been conducted by the professional education staff - each FGD was participated by at least 8 persons including community members, youths ...
... four heavy machine guns, two AK-47s, 16 communication devices, $110,000 cash, four large sets of communication devices and thousands of rounds of ammunition were recovered from a school in the capital of Nangarhar province, Jalalabad city.
The eight Daesh militants were targeted by Afghan air forces in Jawargar village of Achin district of Nangarhar province.
In a separate incident, three NATO soldiers were wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the eastern Nangarhar province late Monday while they were returning to their base, NATO said in a statement. "Three soldiers sustained minor injuries ...
government clearance operations also concluded in Nangarhar. 3,000 unverified ... Intensified fighting in Balabaluk district, Farah, has reportedly resulted in the displacement of up to 5,000 unverified individuals, mostly to neighboring villages ...
women with their children sit inside a tent on the outskirts of Jalalabad, in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Jan 18, 2017.
... through the crossings, said Attahullah Khogyani, the government spokesman for Afghanistan's border province of Nangarhar. Pakistani official Niaz Mohammad, based in the border town of Torkham, said 24,000 Afghans had returned to Afghanistan on foot ...
The attack in Kabul that killed at least 30 people this week, claimed by the Islamic State militants, was different in strategy from the group's past assaults.
... through the crossings, said Attahullah Khogyani, the government spokesman for Afghanistan's border province of Nangarhar. Pakistani official Niaz Mohammad, based in the border town of Torkham, said 24,000 Afghans had returned to Afghanistan on foot ...
ISIS claimed to have killed more than 100 people at the 400-bed facility for wounded soldiers in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of the city, which houses several key buildings and diplomatic missions. Officials said that the attack began when a suicide ...
With the little savings they had, they rented a small one room space in Nangarhar, but five months after returning to Afghanistan, Nadir is still struggling to find a job.
More than 30 people died Wednesday after terrorists disguised as doctors broke through the building's gates and gunned down patients and medical staff.
... the resulting surge of more than 20,000 Afghans passing through the crossings, said Attahullah Khogyani, the government spokesman for Afghanistan's border province of Nangarhar. Pakistani official Niaz Mohammad, based in the border town of Torkham, ...
"We the doctors are not associated to politics and will not do so. there is no justification to attack the doctors. We call on the warring sides not to attack the doctors and ensure their protection," said Najib Kamawal, head of Nangarhar health ...
A spokesman for the provincial governor in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Attaullah Khogyani, said the Pakistani allegations were baseless.
Eastern: While no further cross-border shelling or artillery fire was recorded in Nangarhar last week, resumed shelling in Kunar reportedly impacted some residential areas.
A regional military spokesman spoke to VOA at the conclusion of the anti-IS offensive that focused on the Kot and Deh Bala districts of Nangarhar, where the fatalities occurred. Several villages in the area have now been cleared of Daesh (IS) fighters, ...
The report, based on interviews in the provinces of Helmand, Kunduz, Nangarhar and Maidan Wardak, said there were 119 conflict-related incidents targeting medical facilities and personnel last year, quoting a figure from the United Nations Mission in ...
At least 200 Daesh militants were killed and 60 others were wounded in a one-month military operation carried out by Afghan security forces in Nangarhar province, the 201 Selab Military Corps said in a statement on Monday. The statement said the ...
At least 200 Daesh militants were killed and 60 others were wounded in a one-month military operation carried out by Afghan security forces in Nangarhar province, the 201 Selab Military Corps said in a statement on Monday. The statement said the ...
The incident happened in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar Province on Friday evening. In Jalalabad PD3 ... Nangarhar provincial council and the Nangarhar people have called on the government to bring to justice the people behind the violence. They warned if ...
In an unusual move, Islamabad also conducted cross-border attacks against militant camps in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, along with closing the border with Afghanistan. Domestically, the army launched ... Even after the Pakistani ...
The convoy was reportedly en route from a village in Bala Boluk to a safer place in the violence-hit district when it came under attack.
Gul Agha Roohani, provincial police chief of Nangarhar province, said Friday a NATO drone killed at least 20 Islamic State group fighters in Dih Bala district.


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