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Nangarhar Governor Gulab Mangal Resigns

Nangarhar provincial governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal has resigned from his position, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) confirmed Sunday. According to a statement released by the IDLG, Mr. Mangal has resigned from his position due to some personnel issues and the organization has officially received his resignation letter. Immediately, …

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Afghan Forces Retake District Center from Taliban in Faryab

Afghan commando forces have recaptured the center of Bilchiragh district from Taliban militants, a security official said Thursday morning. Mohammad Hanif Rezaee, a spokesman for Shaheen 209 Military Corps told Ariana News that the insurgents have escaped from the district center without any resistance. However, he said the Afghan commando …

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Afghan Forces Recapture Badakhshan’s Kohistan District

The government forces reclaimed control of Kohistan district in northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday evening, officials confirmed. Kohistan was recaptured after the Afghan forces’ clearance operation against the Taliban in the district. The Defense Ministry Deputy Spokesman Mohammad Radmanish said that the Taliban have suffered heavy casualties during the offensive. …

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