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Angry Protesters Closed Highways in Jawzjan

Thousands of angry protesters have closed the highways in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan for the second day following the government arrest of commander Nizamuddin Qaisari, a close aide of the exiled Vice President Gen. Abdul Rasheed Dostum. On Wednesday, government forces opened fire on the supporters of commander Qaisari …

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Senior Taliban Commander Killed in Samangan

A senior Taliban commander has been killed in Samangan province, security officials said Thursday. The Taliban commander identified as Mubarez was killed during clashes with Afghan forces in Surkh Qala village of the province. According to officials, six Taliban militants were also arrested during the incident. Taliban has not made …

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Former MP Claims Fake Identity Papers Distributed in Badakhshan District

A former parliament member from Badakhshan province claims that thousands of fake identity papers have been distributed in Dariam district of the province. He further claimed that the distribution of fake identity papers aims for the engineering of the upcoming parliamentary elections. “They have received three thousand identity cards from …

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Four Jowzjan Villages Collapsed To Taliban

Local officials say four villages of Faizabad district in Jowzjan Province have collapsed to the Taliban. The villages of Garjak, Shishakhana, Turkmania, Shirabad, and Khairabad are among the collapsed ones. Local public uprising commander, Sahib Khan, said to Ariana News the Shibighan-Balkh Highway would be closed to traffic unless reinforcement …

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Key Taliban Commander Killed In Faryab

A key Taliban commander, Khal Mohammad, has been killed in Qizilqishlaq village of Shirin Tagab district in Fariyab Province, local officials said. The commander is said to be killed during clashes between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants. In the meantime, a statement issued by 209 Shahin Corpse said as …

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President Ghani Arrives in Jalalabad

President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Jalal Abad city of Nangarhar province this morning, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. According to the Presidential Palace, President Ghani in the presence of Nangarhar officials laid the foundation stone of the 1000-bed healthcare complex for eastern zone. The complex, covering 200 acres …

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Turkish Citizen Among 3 Daesh Members Arrested in Nangarhar

Afghan security forces have arrested three Daesh militants including a Turkish national in Nazian district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Tuesday. “We have arrested three senior Daesh members including a Turkish citizen named Mohammad,” provincial police chief Ghulam Sanai Stanekzai said. “The detained individuals were handed over to …

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