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In a recent event, the Jalalabad regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) joined with the eastern region's journalists Association to bring media professionals together from across the eastern provinces to strategize on ways ...
By mid-2015, the entire northwestern belt was cleared of the foreign aided proxies and they had to take shelter in Kunar, Nuristan and Nangarhar in Afghanistan. The runaway militants of TTP, Jamaat-e-Ahrar and Lashkar-e-Islam are still carrying out ...
The governors of the four eastern provinces had been invited to the gathering but only the governor of Nangarhar turned up.
In the early morning of July 13, 2008, nine infantrymen died fighting off a Taliban attack at a combat outpost near the village of Wanat in Afghanistan's Nuristan province. Some of the soldiers present later reported that in the midst of battle their ...
Among other places, this time around, the gear found its way to Nuristan, one of 34 provinces in Afghanistan, and one of the most remote, rough and war-torn places on Earth.
Afghan Security Forces claimed to have beaten back a Taliban assault on several districts in the remote northeastern province of Kunar, while the Taliban said it launched "a full-scale operation" that was successful. The Taliban ... The US withdrawal ...
Conflict displacement has continued into 2017 with 73,800 new IDPs in the first quarter. While this represents a 38 percent reduction compared to those displaced by fighting in the same period in 2016, a rising insurgency and increased insecurity are ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public representatives and civil society activists in eastern provinces on Sunday asked the president to cancel a written exam taken last month for e-Tazkira program because the test was unfair.
Romesha and his fellow soldiers, who spent months on a small, 52 soldier-strong fighting position in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan called Combat Outpost Keating, were used to daily attacks from Taliban fighters.
It is known to operate in Kunar province, Afghanistan. In 2010, the ... He also helped Lashkar-e-Taiba fundraise in the gulf states and "also facilitated the establishment of LT training camps in collaboration with Abdul Aziz Nuristani," a US ...
On the political front, heightened tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan came to a head in February following a spate of suicide attacks in Pakistan which resulted in intense mortar shelling and artillery fire into Nangarhar and Kunar provinces in ...
Northern/North Eastern: The security situation across the region has remained volatile following the capture of Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz province and the brief occupation by NSAGs of Ghormach DAC in Faryab province. Assessments of a reported 13 ...
And the al-Qaeda members were killed in southern Afghanistan, not in the northeastern provinces of Kunar and Nuristan, where we have been told they were concentrated. The U.S. military was ultimately forced to concede its estimate of al-Qaeda's ...
In the case of Shigal, Rohullah Anwari, an Afghan journalist covering the provinces of Kunar and Nuristan for Radio Azadi (Radio Liberty), stated that no significant fighting has taken place in this valley for at least the past 15 years.
His involvement with Afghanistan, which dates from the mid-1970s when he conducted ethnographic research for his PhD in what is now Nuristan province, continued through several diplomatic postings and Washington assignments. He thanks Frances ...
Three weeks ago, 62-year-old retiree Nabi Hussain received a telephone call that every parent dreads -- his son's family had been caught in a terrorist attack and were receiving emergency treatment.
Iowa's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment (1-133rd Inf.) was responsible for Laghman and a small portion of Nuristan province. Iowa's 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment (1-113th Cav.) was responsible for Parwan ... 1st Battalion, 194th Field ...
The Kalash, who claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great's invading soldiers, have lived in isolation in Pakistan for centuries.
On April 10, 2017, at least 13 terrorists affiliated with Daesh were killed during the ongoing "Operation Hamza" in the vicinity of the Pekha area of Achin District in Nangarhar Province. The 10-day "Operation Hamza" was launched on April 10, 2017, by ...
The Kalash, who claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great's invading soldiers, have lived in isolation in Pakistan for centuries.
Pakistani militants are mostly believed to be based in eastern Kunar, Nangarhar and Nuristan province. Daily Times has learnt that Ehsan had "voluntarily struck a deal with the government" and that he has told his friends that he "has returned to ...
The biggest gain perhaps would be in navigating a new course for better neighbourly relations - long soured by the menacing presence of Fazlullah and his fighters in the Afghan provinces of Kunar and Nuristan from where they have mounted routine ...
On April 10, 2017, at least 13 terrorists affiliated with Daesh were killed during the ongoing "Operation Hamza" in the vicinity of the Pekha area of Achin District in Nangarhar Province. The 10-day "Operation Hamza" was launched on April 10, 2017, by ...
On April 10, 2017, at least 13 terrorists affiliated with Daesh were killed during the ongoing "Operation Hamza" in the vicinity of the Pekha area of Achin District in Nangarhar Province. The 10-day "Operation Hamza" was launched on April 10, 2017, by ...
In February, police in the Taliban-controlled far eastern Afghan province of Nuristan arrested an 18-year-old married woman after she was caught running away with her lover.
A giant US bomb carries an even bigger message. A giant US bomb carries an even bigger message. Two 500 pound bombs explode at dusk on a Taliban fighting position near Blocking Position one above Kamdesh in Afghanistan's Nuristan province.
The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb hit a "tunnel complex" in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, close to the border with Pakistan, US forces Afghanistan said in a statement.
Two 500 pound bombs explode at dusk on a Taliban fighting position near Blocking Position one above Kamdesh in Afghanistan's Nuristan province. Reuters file photo. mail · print. View all 0 comments ...
The Taliban emir is known to take shelter in Afghanistan's remote northeastern province of Kunar as well as in Nangarhar province. US forces largely withdrew from Kunar and neighboring Nuristan province beginning in 2009 after isolated army outposts ...
In the south, up to 25 Taliban fighters are reported dead in Uruzgan Province in an air strike late on Thursday. State-run news agency Bakhtar reported that the Afghan border police (ABP) killed five Pakistani militants in eastern Nuristan's Kamdesh ...
This year's recipient, U.S. Army Specialist Ty M. Carter, distinguished himself while serving as a scout during combat operations against an armed enemy on October 3, 2009, in Kamdesh District, Nuristan province, Afghanistan. Specialist Carter's heroic ...
In February, most of the attacks happened in Nangarhar, Faryab and Helmand province and Pajhwok did not receive conflict-related reports from Panjsher, Daikundi, MaidanWardak, Ghor, Nimroz, Nuristan, Parwan, Sar-i-Pul and Badghis provinces.
Ignoring the Durand Line, Afghanistan government tries to create ambiguity and fuss regarding the issue, as various governments of Afghanistan remained desirous to get access to the Arabian Sea through Pakistan's province of Balochistan, where they are ...
Then the Indus Highway was shut down; the Kohat Tunnel was blocked; the Peshawar International Airport was closed; the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government was contemplating moving to Abbottabad, businesses in KP were relocating out of the province ...
A large number of TTP militants had settled in these provinces owing to Pakistan's counterterrorism operation, Zarb-e-Azb.
... and the East, where 11,000 people have fled from their homes in Nangarhar and Kunar provinces as a result of intense cross border shelling, and a devastating avalanche on 5 February in Nuristan province claimed 57 lives, destroyed 87 homes and left ...
The Taliban claimed that 67 "Mujahideen" have graduated from two training camps located in the northwestern Afghan province of Faryab. The group has ... Faryab province is a known haven for the Taliban. Of the province's 15 ... Additionally, it said ...
Eastern: The security situation in the Eastern region remained volatile, with military operations ongoing in contested districts in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar and Nuristan. 1,764 unverified individuals have reportedly been displaced by operations in ...
Following the attack, Pakistan launched missile attacks on the Afghan provinces of Kunar and Nuristan, leaving hundreds of families homeless.
He said that it should begin by labelling Pakistan a state sponsor of terror, even as the country reels from a dozen suicide attacks across its four provinces in 2017. Managing visceral disconnects is never easy ... In addition to the direct blowback ...
A large number of TTP militants had settled in these provinces owing to Pakistan's counterterrorism operation, Zarb-e-Azb.
... and the East, where 11,000 people have fled from their homes in Nangarhar and Kunar provinces as a result of intense cross border shelling, and a devastating avalanche on 5 February in Nuristan province claimed 57 lives, destroyed 87 homes and left ...
The Taliban claimed that 67 "Mujahideen" have graduated from two training camps located in the northwestern Afghan province of Faryab. The group has ... Faryab province is a known haven for the Taliban. Of the province's 15 ... Additionally, it said ...
Eastern: The security situation in the Eastern region remained volatile, with military operations ongoing in contested districts in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar and Nuristan. 1,764 unverified individuals have reportedly been displaced by operations in ...
Romesha and his fellow soldiers, who spent months on a small, 52 soldier-strong fighting position in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan called Combat Outpost Keating, were used to daily attacks from Taliban fighters.
Following the attack, Pakistan launched missile attacks on the Afghan provinces of Kunar and Nuristan, leaving hundreds of families homeless.
While natural disasters in 2016 did not occur on the same scale as in 2015, with approximately 70,000 people affected in comparison to an annual average of 200,000, the devastating avalanches in Nuristan province in February 2017 serve as a timely ...
While natural disasters in 2016 did not occur on the same scale as in 2015, with approximately 70,000 people affected in comparison to an annual average of 200,000, the devastating avalanches in Nuristan province in February 2017 serve as a timely ...
Among the provinces with the worst records is Uruzgan. Hamid Agha, a resident of its Charchino district, says 10 women have died in child birth over a few months.


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