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This comes a week after Baghlan provincial police said Taliban insurgents blew up an electricity pylon in Baghlan province. The pylon, which transmits electricity from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, then left much of Kabul without power. Insurgents said in a statement that they will cut off all electricity to ...
Following high-profile visits by Premier Li Keqiang in 2015 and Xi Jinping in 2016, China's is domestically devolving its trade and industrial relationship with Uzbekistan to provincial and prefectural levels of government. However, financing for China's investment in Uzbekistan remains either ...
They are training women to fight," Babar Eshchi Jawzjan, provincial council chief, told VOA. Joint Afghan and U.S. special forces operations are targeting IS militants in the northern Jawzjan and eastern Nangarhar provinces. In April 2017, more than 20 militants, including Qari Hikmatullah, an ...
We will contact the top officials of the ministry of inter-provincial coordination (IPC) and the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB). The four boxers who represented Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast played an international event after around one year and that gap showed in their performance. Uzbekistan
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province will only no longer hold canings in public places, but rather only inside prisons, nor allow images of the punishment to be recorded, the provincial government chief said on Thursday. Aceh is the only province in ...

According to the statement, another 1,000 megawatts of power will come through Uzbekistan's Surkhan region to Baghlan province to Kabul, which will help overcome electricity shortages. "In recent months, seven provinces across the country were supplied with electricity, in Badghis province, the price of electricity from ...
Provincial governor, Abdul Hai Naimati, told VOA a team of technicians was at the site and repair work was underway. Afghanistan imports about 300 megawatts of electricity for these provinces from neighboring Central Asian states of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Officials at state-run De Afghanistan Breshna ... ISIS Afghanistan
Jawzjani said Afghan and US forces took the woman into custody -- which was confirmed by the provincial governor's spokesman Reza Ghafoori. Ghafoori said two Uzbek fighters had also been detained. But a US military spokesman for the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan declined to ... ISIS Afghanistan
But, this treasure has been lost due to a variety of reasons, slowly and gradually,” Akhund, who is also the secretary general of Endowment Fund Trust -- a semi-government organization that works for the preservation and protection of heritage in the province, said.So far, the provincial government has ... ISIS Afghanistan
Last week, the Islamic State in Khorasan released a video promoting Jowzjan Province in Afghanistan's north and Nangarhar Province in the east as the next spot ... It said that residents in Jowzjan Province reported in November that Islamic State extremists from France, Sudan, Chechnya, Uzbekistan and ... ISIS Afghanistan
In this northern province, the Taleban gained control over a majority of districts over 2017, including all of those close to the provincial capital, which is ... situation in this Uzbek-majority province is critical and that they worry the capture Maimana – according to the Afghan government's 2015 “State of the ... ISIS Afghanistan
At least six Daesh militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Jawzjan province, local official said Saturday. Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the provincial governor's spokesman said the clash occurred on Friday in Darzab district and six Daesh militants, including two Uzbekistan citizens, were killed. ISIS Afghanistan
The report, “Third-party Monitoring of Measures Against Child Labor and Forced Labor During the 2017 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan,” is based on more ... decrees and reforms being issued by the central government and the capacity to absorb and implement these changes at provincial and district levels. ISIS Afghanistan
A new International Labour Organization report to the World Bank finds that the systematic use of child labour in Uzbekistan's cotton harvest has come to ... implement these changes at provincial and district levels,” says Beate Andrees, Chief of the ILO's Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch. ISIS Afghanistan
Dramatic new video released by the US military on Tuesday reveals rare footage of American special operators and Afghan Special Security Forces conducting a nighttime raid targeting ISIS-affiliated fighters in Afghanistan — footage that the Pentagon said documents the latest in a string of successful ... ISIS Afghanistan

The spokesperson of Kunar provincial governor Faridullah Dehqan, was quoted by the Khaama Press as saying that two top IS commanders were ... Furthermore, three IS militants hailing from Uzbekistan were killed in a similar airstrike on Wednesday in Haska Meyna district of Nangarhar province in ... ISIS Afghanistan
The teams from the provincial police department noticed 100 people preparing to leave the Bodrum district of the southwestern province of Muğla via illegal means, said the ... Of the migrants, 44 Afghan nationals, four Pakistani nationals and two Uzbek nationals were found in an abandoned building. ISIS Afghanistan
A total of 344 undocumented migrants, including women and children, have been held in Turkey's western and eastern provinces, Turkish security sources said on March 29. The teams from the provincial police department noticed 100 people preparing to leave the Bodrum district of the southwestern ... ISIS Afghanistan
The Afghan military said it captured a German citizen who was fighting in Helmand province and belonged to the Taliban's Red Unit, which the terrorist group ... The Taliban has worked closely with foreign jihadist groups, including al Qaeda, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and the Islamic Jihad Union. ISIS Afghanistan
When asked about whether he is happy that Inter Provincial Coordination Minister Riaz Pirzada had informed PTF president that PM Shahid Khaqan Abbassi has approved cash reward of Rs 2.5 million each for Aqeel and Aisam and Rs 500,000 for other members, who were part of Davis Cup team, who ... ISIS Afghanistan
Abdullaev went on to say that Qazvin Province can meet Uzbek's demand in the field of construction and building materials, artificial stones and resins. In conclusion, the Uzbek ambassador to Tehran urged Iranian officials to export technology and technical-engineering services to Uzbekistan.”. ISIS Afghanistan
"They kept me completely naked in a very small, overcrowded cell along with 12 other men," Tokhtimametov tells RFE/RL's Uzbek Service in an ... Then one of the most senior interrogators at SNB headquarters in Tashkent found himself in the unlikely position of being interrogated by provincial officials. ISIS Afghanistan
Once again insurgents have damaged an electricity pylon which transmits power to the capital from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. تصویر بندانگشتی. Baghlan provincial police said on Saturday that Taliban insurgents destroyed an electricity pylon in Baghlan province late Friday night. According to ... Kabul
Some of Marshal Fahim's reach $100,000,” he says, referring to the Uzbek warlord living in exile in Turkey and the late Afghan vice-president Mohammad ... The businessman, who is based in the provincial capital Mazar-i-Sharif,has 22 horses like his father before him. ... “Our horses come from Uzbekistan. Kabul
Some of Marshal Fahim's reach $100,000,” he says, referring to the Uzbek warlord living in exile in Turkey and the late Afghan vice-president Mohammad ... The businessman, who is based in the provincial capital Mazar-i-Sharif,has 22 horses like his father before him. ... “Our horses come from Uzbekistan. Kabul
Some of Marshal Fahim's reach $100,000,” he says, referring to the Uzbek warlord living in exile in Turkey and the late Afghan vice president ... The businessman, who is based in the provincial capital Mazar-i-Sharif and likes to listen to popular buzkashi tunes in his 4X4 vehicle, has 22 horses like his father ... Kabul
(Reuters) - A standoff between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful provincial governor he is trying to remove from his ... from a business community that has done well out of the lucrative transit trade through Hairatan, the border crossing into neighboring Uzbekistan that ... Kabul
The December releases were part of the first mass amnesty declared since Uzbekistan became independent in late 1991. Some 2,700 people were freed. The Tashkent provincial administration reportedly arranged for an unspecified number of this group from the area around the capital to be bused "in ... Kabul
In 2016 the Taliban put pressure on several provincial capitals, at times simultaneously, but could not overrun any of them. ... Based on Afghanistan's recent history of grievances between the Pashtun Taliban and the Hazara, Tajik, and Uzbek communities, the Taliban's over-reliance on Pashtun leaders is a ... Kabul
A provincial police chief has claimed that airstrikes have killed more than two dozen Islamic State (IS) militants, including foreign fighters, in northern ... control for more than two years since renegade local Taliban commander Qari Hekmat joined the remnants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in 2015. Kabul
He now rents a ramshackle house in the provincial capital of Sheberghan to provide shelter for his mother, wife, and four children. ... Vladimir Putin's special envoy for Afghanistan, recently voiced concern over the IS presence in northern provinces bordering Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Kabul
Afghanistan's longest-serving provincial governor wields undeniable power and influence, largely due to the semblance of stability and development he has ... Already, the country's first vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, who is also a prominent Uzbek leader, is allegedly in exile in Turkey, apparently to ... Kabul
Its early construction will help increase the attractiveness of Central Asia as the most profitable and efficient transit corridor in the region, the Uzbek UzTAG ... Trains were to travel to Uzbekistan through the Torugart Pass (located on the border of the Naryn province of Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uygur ... Kabul
As a result, Beijing has worked to maintain close relations with Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to pipe central Asian natural gas into China ... Lin Boqiang, director of the research centre of China energy economics at Xiamen University in Fujian, said: “Local governments at provincial and city ... Kabul
However, Reza Ghafori, provincial government spokesman, confirmed to Xinhua the presence of 50 to 60 youth in IS training centers in the two mentioned ... "Our intelligence found there have been dozens of foreign fighters from France, Germany, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan as well as Pakistan and Arab ... Kabul
The Taliban statement said Mehid is a resident of western Farah province, but little is known about him because IS leaders use aliases. ... Jouzjan provinces, where some local militants and foreign fighters associated with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) — which has previously associated with ... Kabul
New motorbikes roared through villages in Afghanistan's Balkh province this summer -- markers of growing wealth, observers say, as poppy cultivation leapt by nearly five times in a region that once was an opium-free zone. Since the end of the Taliban regime, which outlawed the drug before making it their ... Kabul
Provincial officials reported the Taliban is trying to bring in reinforcements from nearby districts in Laghman, while Daesh (IS) militants are also trying to ... The Afghan province is known for harboring the extremist Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, which pledged allegiance to IS's Afghan branch in 2015. Kabul
Resilient IS Cell Tightens Hold Over Northern Afghan Province ... he said while waiting for aid in Jawzjan's provincial center, Sheberghan. ... In late 2015, he joined remnants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) who ... Kabul
... (Pajhwok): Some residents of northern Jawzjan province have claimed expert mentors from Sudan, Chechnya, Uzbekistan and France have been ... in nearby provinces to either join them or face destruction,” he said. Kabul
This main city serves as provincial center and houses all important ... IS fighters, mostly believed to be from Uzbekistan and other Central Asian ... Kabul
US airstrikes kill scores of civilians in Kunduz province, Afghans say ... Khil, Qatl-e Aam and Uzbek Bazaar, barring relatives from picking up bodies and ... A provincial council member, Khosh Mohammad Nasratyar, estimated ... Kabul
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani intends to visit Uzbekistan in the near ... to Balkh province, through the four provinces of Afghanistan, to Herat. ... Earlier, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said that the exact date ... Kabul
Turkish coast guard units in the western coastal province of Izmir held ... The foreigners, including Afghan, Uzbek, Pakistan, Turkmenistan ... Iran, Palestine and Syria were dispatched to the provincial migration office of Edirne. Kabul
Uzbek leader Abdurrashid Dostom, Tajik leader Mohammad Atta Noor, ... The former governor of Paktia province and adviser to Ghani, Juma Khan ... Noor of Balkh province and a provincial councilman Asif Mohmand turned ... Kabul
The department's deputy head Abdul Bari Seddiqi said Uzbekistan is ... from Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province, through four provinces, to Herat. Kabul
The group's Khorasan Province chapter also known as ISKP covers Pakistan, ... eastern provinces, the group was active in some northern provinces as well. .... in March this year had said the Junbish-i Islami-i Uzbekistan was ... Kabul
Dozens of militants have been killed in ongoing clashes between pro-Daesh and Taliban militants in northern Jawzjan province bordering ... Kabul



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