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In a recent interview, Nicholson conceded that the TTP and the IMU have filled the ranks of Daesh based in the east Afghan province of Ningarhar. In an NBC ... Sanctuaries - whether in Waziristan or Nuristan and Ningarhar - shall have to be taken down.
She's exhausted, but determined to carry on because nurses are hard to find in her home village, more than 100 kilometres away in Nuristan. In this isolated province, woman commonly die because basic healthcare is unavailable - either because there are ...

Now a fresh graduate, he wants to become a music teacher himself and dreams of creating more Anims in every province. ... Nazira, a 16-year-old orphan from northeast Nuristan in the front row, is "the best cellist in the school", according to the director.
Now a fresh graduate, he wants to beome a music teacher himself and dreams of creating more Anims in every province. ... Nazira, a 16-year-old orphan from northeast Nuristan in the front row, is "the best cellist in the school", according to the director.
In 2011, the WCS said it found several native species, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves and leopard cats, surviving in the remote and war-torn province of Nuristan. The WCS has also been successful in tracking snow leopards in the country. So ...
Now a fresh graduate, he wants to beome a music teacher himself and dreams of creating more Anims in every province. ... Nazira, a 16-year-old orphan from northeast Nuristan in the front row, is "the best cellist in the school", according to the director.

JALALABAD - women are inordinately affected by the violent extremism that has devastated many eastern Afghan communities, the deputy UN envoy told participants at a UN-backed 'Global Open Days' event in the capital of Nangarhar province. ... people ...
"The US military's top commander in Afghanistan said yesterday that American forces are hunting al Qaeda leaders and members in at least seven Afghan provinces. General John W. Nicholson Jr., who leads NATO's Resolute Support and US forces ...
Abdullah's tone became particularly harsher towards Ghani when the latter unilaterally nominated Ahmed Yousuf Nuristani as head of the Independent election Commission of Afghanistan and Nader Naderi as chairman of the Public Service Commission. ... The ...
Scusa was assigned to a combat outpost in Kamdesh District, Nuristan province, Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. The complex was attacked by an estimated 400 enemy forces.
US and Afghan forces have conducted multiple raids against al Qaeda targets in Afghanistan over the past year. In addition to the operation against the al Qaeda camp in Shorabak, Gen.
The militants based in Kunar province of Afghanistan also staged an attack on the checkpost of the security forces in Nawa Pass in Bajaur Agency.
For instance, based on historical Taliban operations, it is likely that additional districts in Kunar, Nuristan, Paktia, Paktika, Khost, Logar, Wardak, Zabul, Ghazni, Nimruz and Kandahar are Taliban administered or contested.
Abdullah's tone became particularly harsher toward Ghani when the latter unilaterally nominated Ahmed Yousuf Nuristani as head of the Independent election Commission of Afghanistan and Nader Naderi as chairman of the Public Service Commission.
The gradual return of normalcy in the country and the relative quiet on the terrorism front was broken on September 2 when two terrorist attacks took place in one day in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Peshawar and Mardan ... The recent wave of ...
Skinny and soft-spoken, Zia ul-Haq told me he came from Nuristan, a remote province ruled by proud tribesmen. I'd visited in 2009 while embedded with US Army forces at a combat outpost at the bottom of a ravine routinely pounded by insurgents.
The appointments included that of the former Independent election Commission Chair, Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani, as Ambassador to Spain, and that of the Presidential Senior Adviser on Strategic Communications, Nader Naderi, as head of the Independent ...

Helmand, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul, Faryab, Nangarhar, Nuristan, Laghman, Paktiya, Paktika and Uruzgan provinces are all bearing the brunt of the Taliban onslaught. Demonstrating its ... Last month, the deployment of 100 US troops in ...
... dramatically decreased, forcing its fighters to confine themselves to a few districts of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, which it was attempting to use as a base from which to establish a presence in Kunar and Nuristan provinces and ...
... Afghanistan's fanged deer, the Kashmir musk deer. This species had been reported as having gone extinct in 1948. In 2014, five sightings were made in Nuristan, a province in Northeast Afghanistan, the same general area where the Bactrian deer is found.
TTP Fazalullah group, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), a splinter of TTP, Hafiz Gul Bahadur group and Lashkar-e-Islam (LI), who all were uprooted from Fata by Pakistan Army, have found refuge in Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan, Khost, Paktia and Paktika Province of ...
Moscow (Sputnik) - The soldiers were killed in the provinces of Badghis, Ghazni, Helmand, Kunduz, Laghman, Maidan Wardak, Nuristan, Paktia and Uruzgan, Khaama Press said. Afghan alleged former Taliban fighters carry their weapons before handing ...
Kabul, Aug 15 (IBNS): During an operation in eastern Nuristan province of Afghanistan, country's security officials have killed two girls who were equipped with suicide bombing vests, media reports said on Monday.
Nuristan province is reportedly one among the relatively volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups actively operating in a number of its remote districts.
Moscow (Sputnik) - Afghan troops killed two girls wearing explosive vests in a counter-terrorism operation in the eastern province of Nuristan, local media reported on Monday, citing the country's Ministry of Defense. The number of suspected ...
Five insurgents were killed and three others wounded in the ensuing firestorm. Another two police officers were killed in the country's eastern province of Nuristan. Turkish police raided three courthouses in Istanbul as part of the government's ...
A suicide bombing on a bus in Syria's Idlib province yesterday killed at least 25 people, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
In the same statement, the Taliban also claimed to seize "control of the district of Want Waygal and 11 combat posts" in Nuristan province. A member of the provincial capital of Baghlan confirmed that Dahana-i-Ghuri is under Taliban control, Khaama ...
In eastern Nuristan province, two police officers were killed and nine others were wounded in an attack on a district headquarters in the early hours of Sunday, said Gen.
In eastern Nuristan province, two police officers were killed and nine others were wounded in an attack on a district headquarters in the early hours today, said Gen.
In eastern Nuristan province, two police officers were killed and nine others were wounded in an attack on a district headquarters in the early hours of Sunday, said Gen.
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan initiated the construction of Gwadar deep-seaport in Balochistan province in March 2002 with Chinese assistance, sirens went off in the capitals of some European countries, especially the US, India and Israel which took it as ...
... capacity building, joint training exercises and personnel training. Given the recent terrorist incursions in Chitral bordering the Nuristan and Badakhshan provinces of Afghanistan wedged between Pakistan and Tajikistan, the QCCM makes even more sense.
Taliban, who control parts of Logar Province, have said that the seven-member held crew - including retired military officers, other members of Punjab chief minister's staff and a Russian navigator- were safe and being taken care of.
The security services' communication interceptions at Pakistan border with Afghanistan's Nuristan province and intelligence dispatches of informants' network spotted the accelerated activities of TTP and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar which could launch series of ...
According to Wazir Zada, a member of the Kalasha Community, the attackers crossed over from Afghanistan's Nuristan province to commit the crime. The Kalasha, which number just several thousand, speak their own language and celebrate festivals through ...
The remaining infiltrators left the bodies of their comrades and returned to Nuristan province of Afghanistan. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, locals informed the army about the presence of terrorists in the area ...
The sources said the five militants had sneaked into the Bamburet Valley, which is inhabited mostly by the Kalash minority community along with Muslims, from the neighbouring Nuristan province of Afghanistan. They added security forces personnel opened ...
His return in 2015 and being nominated chief of Vilayet Khorasan or Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP) was also by design, akin to Asim Umar being nominated chief of AQIS for South Asia.
These foreign agencies are also supporting the TTP which is hiding in Nuristan and Kunar provinces of Afghanistan. Reportedly Mullah Fazlullah led TTP is being prepared to carry out a fresh wave of terror activities inside Pakistan, as the latter has ...
These are militants from groups that were once affiliated with al-Qaeda, and which were part of the jihadi scene in the violent province of Waziristan before the Pakistani armed forces launched their anti-extremist Zarb-e-Azb military operation there ...
Wazir Zada, a member of the Kalasha community, said the suspected militants crossed the border from the Afghan province of Nuristan, where they returned after the attack. Attacks against Pakistan's ethnic and religious minorities are on the rise ...
The sources said that two Kalash shepherds were grazing sheep in Ghari, the summer pasture in Bamburet when they were attacked by a group of 30 militants who crossed over to Pakistan from the Nuristan province of Afghanistan. The shepherds reportedly ...
The sources said that two Kalash shepherds were grazing sheep in Ghari, the summer pasture in Bamburet when they were attacked by a group of 30 militants who crossed over to Pakistan from Nuristan province of Afghanistan. The shepherds reportedly ...
The Shok Valley in Afghanistan's Nuristan province is so impenetrable that during their nearly 10 year occupation of the country, the Soviets never entered it once.
They also correspond to the start of more significant activities by fighters of the alleged caliphate in Afghanistan in the second half of 2015, after earlier reports on the so-called Islamic State in the Province of Khorasan - an ancient name for a ...
The suicide attack in Kabul by Islamic State's local franchise, Wilayat Khurasan, underscores the group's operational capability.
Meanwhile, as the Islamic State (IS) and the Afghan Taliban continue to fight each other in the Nangarhar province, the former released a video in which IS fighters are executing four men, including three Taliban fighters.
High-casualty attacks and firefights in Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan and Badakhshan provinces have not only highlighted the tenuous hold of the Ghani administration, but also underscored America's debatable military strategy.
In this agreement, Afghanistan agreed to surrender some areas to British India and gain others, like Nuristan and Asmar, which were never controlled by Afghanistan.


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