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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 15 security forces have been killed in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Farah province. Fared Bakhtawar, head of the provincial council, said Saturday that seven army commandos and eight police are among those 15 killed in Bala Buluk ...
... Afghanistan that threatens the Iranian Regime. Thus Iran supports that Taliban in order to have the Taliban destroy their foe, which has resulted in several clashes between the groups. According to the BBC, the Taliban has been launching two attacks a week across three districts in Farah province, along ...

Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan): As many as 18 Afghan soldiers and members of the special forces have been killed in fighting in the western province of ... to have hit Farah province, between the border with Iran and the Taliban heartland of Helmand province, source of much of Afghanistan's opium crop.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 15 security forces have been killed in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Farah province. Fared Bakhtawar, head of the provincial council, said Saturday that seven army commandos and eight police are among those 15 killed in Bala Buluk ...
Consider this: At a Senate hearing this past week on top U.S. security threats, the word “Afghanistan” was spoken exactly four times, each during introductory remarks. In the ensuing two hours of questions for intelligence agency witnesses, no senator asked about Afghanistan, suggesting little interest in a ...
At least 24 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the western province of Farah, officials said. Militants reportedly attacked soldiers who had assembled in preparation for an attack in Bala Buluk district. The attack triggered a deadly skirmish between fighters from the ...

Operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Ghazni, Paktika, Kandahar, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Kunduz, Takhar, Faryab, Nimroz, and Helmand provinces. Separately, at least two people were killed March 6 when a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded in eastern Nangarhar Province, ...
20 to 22, Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) defeated a large group of Taliban attempting to create instability in Bala Baluk district of Farah province. The Afghan special operators removed more than 70 Taliban fighters from the district through a combination of offensive, ground maneuver and US and ...
In February more than half of the attacks happened in Faryab, Helmand, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar and Nangarhar provinces and the remaining attacks took place in 21 provinces. Pajhwok did not receive security report from Bamyan, Ghor, Heart, Maidan Wardak, Nuristan, Paktia and Panjshir province.
An Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor in Helmand, said a car bomber early Saturday was shot by Afghan army soldiers but his vehicle managed to ...
The Taliban killed more than 20 soldiers during a nighttime raid on an Afghan military base in the western province in Farah. ... Security in Farah provinces has steadily deteriorated over the past two years. Farah City was one of five provinces that were under direct Taliban threat by the end of 2016.
Both the Taliban and Afghanistan's Islamic State (IS) affiliate are active in Nangarhar. In the western Farah Province, attacks on police checkpoints killed eight officers, said Muhammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor. Mehri added that 13 insurgents were also killed in the fighting. A Taliban ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents overran three checkpoints in nighttime raids on Tuesday in the western Afghan province of Farah, killing about 20 police officers before melting back into nearby villages, according to Afghan officials. The province has been teetering from a wave of attacks by ...
The letter, released by the Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, comes amid deteriorating conditions for US and Afghan coalition forces on the battlefield and after a month in which two Taliban assaults on Kabul killed 150 civilians. The Trump administration has sent mixed messages about its readiness ...
Approximate situation in Nangarhar province (red = Afghan National Security Forces, blue = Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, and yellow = Islamic State), HD ... Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan's snipers killed one and wounded three elements of the Afghan National Army in Shamalgah area of the city of Farah.
Tribal elder Haji Suleiman said that he had spent the last three days waiting in Farah's department of population registration in the vain hope of obtaining his identity card. The documents, known as tazkira, are vital to access basic facilities from medical care, education and banking to employment and ...
FARAH, Afghanistan, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- At least eight militants were killed after clash erupted between security forces and Taliban militants in Shibkoh district of Afghanistan's western Farah province on Thursday night, said a statement of the Interior Ministry released here on Friday. According to the ...

According to Zalmai Wardak, the number of attacks was up in Nangarhar province last year because besides the Taliban, Daesh was also active there. He added Nangarhar and Helmand provinces shared border with Pakistan which another reason of growing attacks. In addition, the growing of narcotics in ...
On Monday, Afghan security forces remained positioned on all the roads leading to the hotel, barring everyone from the area. Among Afghans killed in the attack was a telecommunications official from western Farah province, Afghanistan's newly appointed consul general to the Pakistani city of Karachi and ...
An Afghan National Army soldier fires an artillery shell in an anti-Taliban campaign in Farah province. Photo: Hoshang Hashimi / AFP / Getty Images ... Why it matters: The insurgents are gaining ground — as of a November update the Afghan government controlled 64% and insurgents 10%. Gresback's update came as the ...
Afghan National Security Forces conducted large-scale operations against the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Khaki Safed and Farah districts, killing 20 and wounding 13 elements of the group. Reports suggest that the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is retreating from the central areas in Farah province ...
Unrest caused by the Taliban has forced dozens of families in Afghanistan's western Farah province to flee to neighboring areas. Internally-displaced families accuse the Taliban overrunning a number of Afghan security check posts and killing Afghan soldiers on a daily bases and say the province is on the ...
The governor of the western Afghan province of Farah has resigned, citing worsening security in the region that he blamed on political interference and corruption among security forces. "I have resigned from my post because of the worsening security situation in Farah," Mohammad Aref Shah Jahan told ...
Among Afghans killed in the attack was a telecommunications official from western Farah province; Waheed Poyan, Afghanistan's newly appointed consul general to the Pakistani city of Karachi; and Ahmad Farzan, an employee of the High Peace Council, a commission created to facilitate peace talks ...
“Gulbahar Mujahid was traveling in a tank with other security officials and was killed in a roadside blast,” Juma Khan Adil, commander of 606 Ansar Police Unit confirmed. Ministry of interior said that it will look for a suitable candidate to now lead the Farah police. Meanwhile, residents of Farah province - in ...
Afghan officials said that also among the dead was a telecommunications official from Farah province in western Afghanistan; Waheed Poyan, the newly appointed consul general to Karachi, Pakistan; and Ahmad Farzan, an employee of the High Peace Council, a commission created to facilitate peace ...
... telecommunications official from Farah province in western Afghanistan; Waheed Poyan, the newly appointed consul general to Karachi, Pakistan; and Ahmad Farzan, an employee of the High Peace Council, a commission created to facilitate peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban ...
He says the attack killed six people, including a foreigner and a telecommunications official from the western Farah province who was attending a conference. Six others, including three security forces, were wounded in the attack on the heavily guarded luxury hotel popular with foreigners and Afghan ...
If Farah's situation deteriorates, other provinces, especially Herat will become,” MP Ghulam Farooq Majrooh said. Afghan interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish meanwhile said a special operation has been launched in the province and a number of insurgents including a few commanders have been killed so far.
They said over a hundred security force members so far have been killed by the Taliban in the past week in the province. In reaction to the report, lawmakers in Afghanistan's Wolesi Jirga sharply criticized the Afghan security leaders over what they described as the turbulence in the security sector due to ...
More than 11,000 people in the province are employed in the industry, of whom around ten per cent are women. This year alone, the province produced around 300,000 tonnes of tomatoes and cucumbers, of which 95 per cent had been sold in other provinces of Afghanistan or exported, Mateen explained.
The new effort to collect revenue follows joint Afghan-Coalition airstrikes on Taliban narcotics processing labs in the Helmand province last November. U.S-led coalition says ... A Taliban statement says it will begin collecting a transit tax in the southern Nimruz and southwestern Farah provinces on Jan. 13.
FARAH, Afghanistan, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 20 insurgents including their three local commanders were killed and eight others injured during airstrikes conducted by Afghan air forces in Farah province, west of Afghanistan on Saturday, defense ministry said in a statement released Sunday. "The air ...
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of western Farah province have complained against growing incidents of vehicles and motorcycles theft and accused security officials for not controlling the carjacking. According to the victims, 16 vehicles and a cell phones store had been robbed in the past one ...
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Drugs are openly sold in some areas and even close to the police headquarters in the capital of western Farah province. ... A Pajhowk Pajhwok Afghan News reporter visited these areas and discovered a house in Lab-Gora area used for selling drugs near the police compound.
have been killed and three others wounded by a mortar shell that struck their house in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Saturday. Shahla Abu Baker, a public representative, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Shewan villages of the district on Friday ...
... announced that an alleged Taliban commander of the Red Unit, who was also a military commission chief - identified as Daud Muzamil - had succumbed to wounds following a military airstrike in Khak-e Safid district in Afghanistan's Farah province on an earlier unspecified date, Khaama Press reported.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The Governor of western Farah Province Mohammad Arif Shah Jahan has resigned from his post citing corruption, mafia groups and protection of national unity among the people reasons behind his resignation. He told reporters here: 'In regards ...
They said over a hundred security force members so far have been killed by the Taliban in the past week in the province. In reaction to the report, lawmakers in Afghanistan's Wolesi Jirga sharply criticized the Afghan security leaders over what they described as the turbulence in the security sector due to ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a district police chief has been killed in a Taliban attack in the western Farah province. Iqbal Bahir, the spokesman for Farah's police chief, says two other policemen were wounded in the late Monday night attack in Pusht-e Rod district. Zabihullah Mujahid ...
The Senate in Afghanistan on Tuesday lashed out at alleged Iranian military intrusion in the bordering Afghan province of Nimruz in December. ... Officials in Afghanistan's Nimruz and Farah provinces bordering Iran have long been blaming Tehran for supporting Taliban militants, a charge discarded by Iran ...
FARAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for Pushtrod district has been killed as a result of a clash in western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday. The deputy police chief, Gulbahar Mujahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News Commander Ibrahim was killed in a Taliban info-icon ambush late on Monday. At least ...
In western Afghanistan, a spokesman for the governor of Farah Province said a district police chief was killed on January 2 by a Taliban ambush as he rushed to a checkpoint that was under attack. Meanwhile, a spokesman for the governor of the northern province of Jawzjan said air strikes in the area on ...
One of them, Farah, in the western part of the country, was under siege for ... Many of the insurgents fled north to Shindand, in Herat province, ...
Afghanistan - 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan Mid-Year Review of ... by NSAGs with Laghman, Farah and Badghis provinces the most affected. ... 250,000 of them in Laghman province alone, and may be indicative of a ...
Afghanistan has the highest number of mine victims in the world, which along with roadside bombs kill or wound an estimated 140 people ...
How Pakistan fits into Trump's Afghan plans ... National Army soldiers in Shewan, a former Taliban Stronghold, in Afghanistan's Farah province.
In the last two weeks health workers have been abducted from a clinic in Badghis and another clinic was set ablaze in Farah province.
To Iran's east lies Afghanistan, which may, with time, meet a fate ... of the Farah province – allege that Tehran has provided funds, shelter, and ...
At least 30 Taliban insurgents were killed after their own suicide vests exploded at a gathering in Afghanistan's Farah province. "A group of ...


 

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