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Afghan commandos are seen in Qala-i-Zal, a district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz Province, on May 16, 2017. (Reuters/Nasir Wakif) ... Currently, the Taliban has a strong hold over large parts of southern Afghanistan, including its birthplace, Kandahar Province. The extremist fighters have also regained ...
An commando guards a compound during the clearance of a village in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, in February 2014. A separate operation ... An Afghan special operations unit launched an offensive in Kandahar's Maiwand and Panjwai districts against the Taliban on Jan. 31, which was backed ...

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN: Up to three dozen armed militants have been killed and dozens others injured as government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Miwand district of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province over the past 24 hours, provincial police chief Abdul Razeq said Sunday.
BAND E TIMOR, AFGHANISTAN – AUGUST 6: A British Army soldier from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment secures the helicopter landing strip (HLS) during operation Southern Beast on August 6, 2008 in Maywand District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The British Army soldiers from the 3rd ...
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported receiving advance notification this week of two additional cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Kandahar province. This brings the total cases this year to three. Image/CIA. One case occurred in Shawalikot district, with onset on 5 January 2018, and ...
... the Special Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kandahar province, in the south of Afghanistan, the NDS said in a statement on Thursday. The military operation was carried out in Osmankhail, Mohammadkhail, Chawlawk and Akhtarkhail villages in Maiwand district, the NDS said.

"The group of insurgents were gathered to launch coordinated attacks on Afghan forces check posts in Panjwai and Maiwand districts of Kandahar Province," Mohammad said. He didn't say whether there were any casualties among Afghan forces. Meanwhile, an Afghan official said two U.S. drone strikes ...
Nazar Mohammad, 42, used to live in Tanara village in Arghandab district, in neighbouring Kandahar province. He told IWPR that he had previously made around 3,000 US dollars a year from selling his own crops. But he said that water shortages had become so severe that he had been forced to move to ...
US soldiers from 5-20 Infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne patrol in Zharay district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, April 24, 2012. Thomson Reuters. The US Army and US Marine Corps infantrymen pride themselves on being some of the biggest badasses on every block they roll into.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand. The newly-built professional farm is opened in Daman district and it has the capacity to produce ...
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- One assailant was killed and three people injured when a suicide car bombing struck a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Saturday, sources said. "The assailant died on the spot and two army soldiers and a civilian ...
The government is not committed to its promises.” Others argue that, had former fighters been well looked after, Kandahar province would be benefitting from far greater stability. Mullah Abdul Karim, another former Taleban commander, said that he had fought the government in Panjwai district, seen as a ...
One new WPV1 positive environmental sample was reported this week, collected in Kandahar district, Kandahar province on 27 December. A vaccination ... Children living in the districts where the latest cases were reported were last targeted with mOPV2 during December vaccination days. Surveillance ...
One new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) was reported this week from Spinboldak district, Kandahar province. Onset of this latest case was 28 ... Children living in the districts where the latest cases were reported were last targeted with mOPV2 during December vaccination days. Surveillance and ...
In 2017 the district of Shahwalikot in Kandahar province recorded five new cases of polio, the highest number in any district in the world, said Toby Lanzer ... WHO, on Wednesday completed the first of three polio vaccination campaigns in Shahwalikot, and in the neighboring districts of Miyanshin and Nesh, ...
Officials in Kandahar Province said they had completed a polio vaccination campaign in Shah Wali Kot, a district that last year reported the most polio cases in the world. As a measure of the gravity of the problem in the region, a fifth polio case within the past year was recently confirmed in the district: ...
This week, the first of three polio vaccination campaigns using bOPV was completed in Shahwalikot district, Kandahar province, and in the neighbouring districts of Miyanshin and Nesh, reaching 43 000 children. A vaccination campaign using bOPV is scheduled to take place next week, targeting over five ...

One new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) was officially reported this week, from Shawalikot district, Kandahar province. Onset of this latest case was 3 December 2017. The total number of officially reported WPV1 cases in Afghanistan in 2017 is now 13. Two new WPV1 positive environmental samples ...
BAND E TIMOR, AFGHANISTAN – AUGUST 6: A British Army soldier from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment secures the helicopter landing strip (HLS) during operation Southern Beast on August 6, 2008 in Maywand District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The British Army soldiers from the 3rd ...
8 health facilities in 4 districts in the west region were closed by Taliban and three health facilities were closed in Kandahar. 1,414 families were displaced in ... Two new polio cases were confirmed in Kandahar province, bringing the total number of polio cases in 2017 to 13. In 2017, a total of 2,640 families ...
KABUL, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Six children sustained injuries in a blast that occurred in Shah Walikot district of the southern Kandahar province on Saturday, local media reported on Sunday. The incident, according to Tolo television channel, happened in a village in Shah Walikot district on Saturday, injuring ...
... to facilitate health workers in conducting Monday's urgent polio vaccination campaign in a volatile southern district with the highest number of polio virus cases of any district in the world. U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer warned Sunday the situation in Shahwalikot district in Kandahar province ...
The suicide bomb targeting the NATO convoy occurred in Daman District on the main highway connecting Kandahar to the border with Pakistan. Qudratullah Khushbakht, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar, said one passer-by, a woman, had been killed and four other civilians wounded. A police ...
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Six children have been wounded as a result of a bomb explosion in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, a source said on Saturday. Samsullah, a relative of the victims, told Pajhwok Afghan News the unexploded landmine went off in the Tabcha area of the district ...
U.S. Army Green Berets Accused From Within Of Lowering Standards. Tom Bowman • Dec 15, 2017. Share. Captain Dan (Special Forces withholds last names) of the U.S. Army's Green Berets walks on a foot patrol in the village of Ezabad, Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Credit David Gilkey / NPR.
Afghan National Police working in Kandahar Province's Maruf district participate in training with members of Special Operations Task Force – South in Maruf, Afghanistan, Jan. ... Roggio says the unit operates like shock troops, often leading assaults on Afghan district centers, military bases, and outposts.
A Canadian soldier uses his night-vision goggles during a patrol in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan on June 13, 2011. The Taliban ... Six months ago, senior Taliban leader Qari Hemkat switched sides to ISIS, raising the group's black flag in two districts of Jawzjan province.
Sherzad, Khogyani and Hasarak districts in Nangarhar are strategic because they ... and a child in Kandahar province on Tuesday, a local official said. The victims of the blast in Maroof district “were going from Maroof district ...
From left are Churchill County School District Sandra Sheldon and ... military news from as far away as Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, the ...
US Army soldiers fire a howitzer at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, June 12, ...
... at Shahid Khakrizwal Girls High School in district nine of Kandahar city. ... EQUIP started its work in Kandahar Province in 2008 and by 2016, ...
Roadside bomb kills at least eight in Afghanistan's Kandahar province ... The victims of the blast in Kandahar's Maroof district "were going from ...
... a teacher at the Ghazi Ayoub High School in Kandahar's Maiwand district. ... The theatrical productions in Kandahar province were part of a ...
An Afghan worker collects a silkworm cocoon from dried mulberry leaves in Zandajan district of Herat province, Afghanistan, on May 22, 2014.
Then minor girls, the two sisters were in their home in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, the headquarters of the Taliban government ...
An Afghan security force keeps a watch at a checkpoint in Maiwand district of Kandahar province on November 14, 2017. (File photo by AFP) ...
Bland and Ranson and the Carson district officials were honored with ... group that specialized in master planning for school districts in California. ... military news from as far away as Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, the ...
One new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case was reported this week in Shawalikot district in Kandahar province, with onset of paralysis on 17 ...
... in three different districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province ... also killed at checkpoints in his district, including a post commander.
... in three different districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province ... security posts in Western Farah province in the Pusht Road district, ...
That was the case in attacks into the early hours of Tuesday in two districts in Kandahar Province, in which Mr. Khushbakht said 23 police ...
13 (Xinhua) -- Casualties feared as a suicide car bomb targeted foreign military convoy in Dand district of the southern Kandahar province on ...
authorities in southern Kandahar province have been able to reopen ... Talking about 'imaginary' schools in districts, he said payment to such ...
... type 1 (WPV1) case, reported in Shahwalikot district in Kandahar province. .... immunity against poliovirus in identified high risk sub-districts.
... Initiative (GPEI), a new case of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) has been identified in the Shahwalikot district in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
In 2015, the US raided an al Qaeda camp in Bermal district in Paktika, and two others in the Shorabak district in Kandahar province.
... of Shindand district in western Herat province, bordering with Iran. ... He is originally from Spin Boldack in Kandahar Province, a town on the ...
The district police chief, Hayatullah Amiri, confirmed the death toll to VOA, ... assaulted an Afghan military base in southern Kandahar province, ...
The attack took place on Tuesday night in Pusht Road district, said spokesman ... left 43 soldiers dead in southern Kandahar province, a Taliban heartland. ... He estimated that the number of IS fighters in the two districts ...
KANDAHAR CITY, Kandahar Province – The doctor gently places the diaphragm ... Clinic in the ninth district of Kandahar city, the capital of Kandahar Province. ... for 51 health centers in the 17 districts of Kandahar Province.


 

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