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Atta Muhammad Noor Calls His Dismissal Unacceptable

Hours after the announcement of the Presidential Palace’s confirmation about the resignation of Balkh governor, Atta Muhammad Noor reacted against President’s decision and rejected it. The powerful governor of Balkh has declared that his dismissal from the governor position was conditional on fulfilling the commitments that President promised to the …

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Atta Noor Accuses ARG of Provoking Ethnic Dissensions

Atta Mohammad Noor, Governor of northern Balkh and the leader of Jamiat-e-Islami Party of Afghanistan accused the Presidential Palace (ARG) of provoking ethnic dissensions. Speaking at the first gathering of new ‘Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan’ in Mazar-e-Sharif on Tuesday, Noor criticized the government over monopolization of power. “We want …

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Dostum’s Office ‘Strongly’ Rejects Report on Vice President’s Return to Afghanistan

First Vice President’s Office has strongly rejected the report in which claimed a plane carrying General Abdul Rashid Dostum to Afghanistan from Turkey was forcefully diverted.  The report released earlier suggested that Dostum attempted to land in Mazar-e-Sharif airport in northern Balkh province and his plane was not allowed by the German military. The …

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Kam Air Owner’s Son Killed in Balkh

Parwaiz Kamgar, son of Zmarai Kamgar, the owner of Afghanistan’s Kam Air airlines has been killed in northern Balkh province, officials confirmed Sunday. Balkh Police’s Spokesman, Sher Jan confirmed the death of Parwaiz Kamgar which reportedly happened in Khulm district of the province. A  source close the victim told Ariana …

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Atta Noor Accuses Government of Inefficiency, Dictatorship

Criticizing the national unity government, Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh province on Sunday called the government recent move against protesters in Kabul as a dictatorship and accused the security institutions of inefficiency. Governor Noor accused President Ghani’s administration of incompetency and said,” If someone likes or dislikes, reforms …

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