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About 532,000 tons of commodities worth over $150 million were exported from the northeastern Iranian province of North Khorasan in the last fiscal (ended March 20, 2018), registering a decrease of 27% in terms of volume and an increase of 59% in value compared to the year before. The announcement ...
The Khorasan branch of the so-called Islamic State, also known as Daesh Khorasan, has claimed responsibility for all three attacks. Security forces deny the organized presence of the IS in Balochistan. “No organized network of Daesh exists in Balochistan,” DIG Quetta Abdul Razzaq Cheema told SAMAA ...

Upon an agreement reached between the Louvre and the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization, the exhibit will be transferred to the Khorasan Great Museum in Mashhad, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, after it comes to an end in Tehran, CHTN quoted Mohammadreza Kargar, ...
Afghan Special Security Forces, accompanied by U.S. special operations troops, killed 22 Islamic State-Khorasan fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 11, according to the headquarters for U.S.-Afghanistan forces. “The recent Afghan and U.S. special operations raid will lead to the tactical defeat of IS-K in ...
The ancient mosque is adjacent to the ruins of a caravanserai, a public bathhouse, a bazaar and other historical sites in Razavi Khorasan Province. Most of the architectural elements of the site date from the Ghaznavid era (977–1186). Sang-Bast is where Iran's earliest brick minaret stands, the report said.
Mr. Hekmatullah was a key commander of the Islamic State in Khorasan, or IS-K, as the Afghan and Pakistani branch of the Islamic State is known. General Nicholson described the killing as a joint operation between American Special Operations troops and Afghan Special Security Forces, and said it was ...

IS-Khorasan chose to base itself in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, a strategic location bordering Pakistan's tribal areas. Its recruits came from both sides of the porous border and could easily escape a surgical strike or military operation by fleeing to either side of the Durand line. It took them only a few ...
Abolfazl Mokarramifar, director of Khorasan Razavi's ICHHTO office, declared that his province is fully prepared to welcome tourists and pilgrims from Georgia and intends to introduce its capacities in a weeklong cultural event in that country. Premium. To continue reading this article log in to your account, ...
ISIS-K, which stands for ISIS-Khorasan, is the branch of the terrorist group operating in Afghanistan. "The tactical defeat of ISIS-K fighters in Jowzjan is the most recent in a series of Afghan and U.S. [special operations forces] counterterrorism successes targeting ISIS-K in northern Afghanistan this year," the ...
Afghan officials have been warning for months about the flow of 3,000 foreign fighters, many of whom had been coming from Pakistan and Uzbekistan to join the Islamic State terror group's Afghan affiliate, IS-Khorasan. Now, officials are warning of a new surge of jihadists, many coming to Afghanistan from places like Iraq ...
Washington (CNN) 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 ...
In Afghanistan, ISIS members and sympathisers have already set up a wilayat called the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — Khorasan Province in the eastern Nangarhar province. The group has carried out several suicide attacks, mainly targeting Shias in the already troubled country. It's from Khorasan ...
The Islamic State's Khorasan “province” (also known as ISIS-K) has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan earlier today. The jihadist group says 100 people were killed or injured in the bombing. The Afghan government reports that more than 30 people ...
However, in the aftermath of Operation Enduring Freedom, Al Qaeda has focused on its regeneration, ISIS-Khorasan has become “operationally emergent,” and the Haqqani Network is now “externally enabled.” The rise of these terror threats signals the need for improvements in U.S. counterterrorism ...
The Deputy Prosecutor of the Khorasan Razavi Public and Revolutionary Court, Judge Hasan Heidari, said that a divorced couple who were members of dissident groups and had lit fire to a mosque were arrested. “According to a verdict issued by the court of first instance, the woman, 37, was sentenced to ...
Two of the men, according to the charges, said they were working with the Islamic State Khorasan in Afghanistan; one said he received authorization from the Afghanistan group for the planned attacks. Most of the concerns about safe havens focus on the Islamic State's move into Afghanistan. The Islamic ...
A 25-minute propaganda film released by the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-K) on March 4 promotes I.S. strongholds in Afghanistan's north and east as an “option for immigration,” the SITE Intelligence Group said on Tuesday. “O you Muslims in every corner of the world! Immigrate to Khorasan!

KABUL - The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is inviting Muslims worldwide to come to the war-torn country if they cannot reach Syria or Iraq, as it seeks to expand its foothold. A 25-minute propaganda film released by the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-K) on March 4 promotes IS strongholds in ...
Immigrate to Khorasan! If you are incapable of immigrating to Iraq and Sham (Syria), come to Khorasan,” a fighter said on the video. The name Khorasan refers to a historic region which includes parts of modern-day Afghanistan, Pakistan and neighbouring countries. The video comes amid growing ...
The presence of the Islamic State-Khorasan chapter in Afghanistan will compel Iran to continue offering support to the Taliban. At the same time, Tehran will maintain its outreach to the Afghan government because of their cooperation on the Chabahar port project. Afghanistan's instability will ensure Iran's ...
A 25-minute propaganda film released by the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-K) on March 4 promotes IS strongholds in Afghanistan's north and east as an “option for immigration”, the SITE Intelligence Group said Tuesday. “O you Muslims in every corner of the world! Immigrate to Khorasan! If you are ...
KABUL (AFP) - The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Afghanistan is inviting Muslims worldwide to come to the war-torn country if they cannot reach Syria or Iraq, as it seeks to expand its foothold. A 25-minute propaganda film released by the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-K) on March 4 ...
TEHRAN – Some 1.7 million foreign nationals visited Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran, during the first 11 months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017). A total of 28.5 million travelers and pilgrims arrived in the province during the period, IRNA quoted Abolfazl Mokarramifard, ...
On February 27, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Khorasan Province released a pictorial report showing a crowd stoning to death a man who had been accused of committing adultery in the city of Wazir Tangi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. According to the pictorial report, which was posted on multiple ...
The House of Humanities Thinkers in Tehran is organizing a 5-day program to celebrate the music of Khorasan region. Ethnic music from the provinces of South Khorasan, North Khorasan and Khorasan Razavi will be played at Ferdowsi Hall of the cultural institute from March 5-9. The venue is located at ...
The PTDC chief and the director general of the Pilgrims Cultural Affairs Directorate General of Khorasan Razavi Province will be focal persons for organising and coordinating tourism affairs. Within maximum three months of signing agreed minutes, parties will duly establish a joint committee. Inspecting the ...
Foreign investors injected $11.5 million in industrial projects in Khorasan Razavi Province in the last Iranian year (March 2017-18), the managing director of Khorasan Industrial Estates Company announced. Masoud Mehdizadeh Moqaddam added that 148 industrial units worth 3.15 billion rials ($75,000) ...
Khorasan Razavi Province saw the highest amount of investment in tourism and the pilgrimage industry in the country in the last Iranian year (ended March 20), a top official at Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism said. According to Hassan Zamani, deputy for investment at the provincial ...
The contract on granting a donation of €68,459 to Rural Cooperative Organization in Khorasan Razavi Province regarding “The project for introduction of sewing equipment for rural women in Khorasan Razavi province”. The Embassy of Japan has supported the projects proposed by various bodies such ...
Wells said that Moscow and Tehran allegedly propose to consider the possibility of interaction with the Taliban movement in order to neutralize the strengthening of the local branch of the IS in Afghanistan. The US diplomat specified that she means the Khorasan terrorist group. Over the last few months ...
A 25-minute propaganda film released by the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-K) on March 4 promotes IS strongholds in Afghanistan's north and east as an "option for ... The name Khorasan refers to a historic region which includes parts of modern-day Afghanistan, Pakistan and neighbouring countries.
Russia, analysts say, is motivated by fears of a growing presence of Islamic State (IS) militants in neighbouring Afghanistan and has warmed up to Pakistan as well as to Taleban insurgents battling the upstart IS group affiliate known as Khorasan Province, the ancient name of an area that once included ...
Over 1 million tons of commodities were transited from Sarakhs rail border crossing in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2017-Feb. 20), to register a 63% rise compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general ...
Qaempanah, whose grandfather was a saffron farmer, has now turned his attention to agriculture in his hometown of Qaen, in the province of Khorasan, with a venture that combines his knowledge of saffron, his commitment to the environment, and his aptitude in technology. This latest venture, Keshmoon, ...
Under a deal, which was signed on Feb. 26 the Japanese government will give Technical & Vocational Training Organization of Iran 138,500 euros in grants to help it buy equipment for vocational training workshops in provinces of Hormozgan and South Khorasan, the official IRNA news agency reported.
In molti casi, tuttavia, non sarebbero in grado di rispondere a una semplice, ovvia domanda: di che cosa si tratta esattamente e per quali motivi dovrebbe essere preferibile rispetto al grano tradizionale? La confusione cresce se mettiamo in gioco anche il termine Khorasan, anch'esso tanto famoso quanto ...
On February 27, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Khorasan Province released a pictorial report showing a crowd stoning to death a man who had been accused of committing adultery in the city of Wazir Tangi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. According to the pictorial report, which was posted on multiple ...
The House of Humanities Thinkers in Tehran is organizing a 5-day program to celebrate the music of Khorasan region. Ethnic music from the provinces of South Khorasan, North Khorasan and Khorasan Razavi will be played at Ferdowsi Hall of the cultural institute from March 5-9. The venue is located at ...
The PTDC chief and the director general of the Pilgrims Cultural Affairs Directorate General of Khorasan Razavi Province will be focal persons for organising and coordinating tourism affairs. Within maximum three months of signing agreed minutes, parties will duly establish a joint committee. Inspecting the ...
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said IS in Khorasan Province had carried out frequent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan against civilian and government targets, and had attacked international charity workers. Australia has also renewed its terror listing for IS in Sinai province, which has attacked ...
An attack on Save the Children's Jalalabad office on January 24 that killed six people and an attack on Kabul's military academy on January 29 that killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers were claimed by ISIS' Afghan branch — known as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — Khorasan Province (ISIS-K).
In 2004, its largest province was divided in three: Razavi Khorasan, North Khorasan and South Khorasan. Articles 2, 3 and 4 of India's constitution give parliament the flexibility to establish new provinces by simple legislation. In 1956, India was reorganised into 14 states, and now has 29. Although mostly ...
TEHRAN – The first-ever eco-lodge came on stream in Kashmar county, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, aiming to buttress hospitality industry in the region. Four other eco-lodge inns will soon be inaugurated in rural areas of Kashmar, ISNA reported on Tuesday. Currently, some 600 eco-lodges ...
The farms that supply wheat for Guerra's Desert Durum, Einkorn and Khorasan loaves lie within roughly 15 miles and extend an agricultural tradition in Tucson, the oldest continually farmed landscape in North America, dating back 4,000 years. That legacy, concurrent with a 300-year tradition of ...
Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday made the following statement at a hearing on the administration's strategy in Afghanistan. The committee heard testimony from Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and ...
Hours later, ISIS affiliate in Afghanstan, known as ISIS Khorasan, posted its claim of responsibility on its media arm, the Aamaq news agency website, saying its fighters targeted the "military academy in Kabul." The academy was also attacked in October last year by a suicide bomber who killed 15 officers.
The Islamic State's Khorasan “province” (also known as Wilayah Khorasan, and ISIS-K) has conducted similar operations in Kabul in the past. In Mar. 2017, for instance, another team of five fighters broke into the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital, killing and wounding dozens of victims. [See FDD's ...
Khorasan Steel Company was established in 1989 by the giant Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel in the northeastern part of Nishapur County in Khorasan Razavi Province. The complex has a capacity to produce 550,000 tonnes of structural steel, 630,000 tonnes of billets and 1.6 million tonnes of ...
Wilayat-e-Khorasan, the Islamic State (IS) affiliate in the borderlands of Afghanistan and Pakistan, is one of the terrorist group's strongest franchises. Bolstered by defections from the Taliban and boosted further in recent months by an influx of foreign fighters fleeing defeat in Iraq and Syria, IS Khorasan ...
Ali Khorasan, a Democrat running in Congressional District 2, contacted OutSmart on Jan. 25 to let us know that he is openly bisexual. Khorasani, who describes himself on his campaign website as a “leftist progressive, a millennial and a scientist,” is among five Democrats and nine Republicans vying for ...


 

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