updated Fri. January 27, 2023
Voice of America
April 21, 2018
Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Saturday that Islamic State militants have forcibly shut down telecommunications services in two districts of the eastern Kunar province. Provincial Director of Communications Sayed Ahmad Madad told VOA that Manogi and Chapidari districts have been without cell phoneÃâÃÂ ...
April 20, 2018
He also talked about his final conversation with Hetherington, in which the photographer shared how his time on the front lines changed his life. Medic "Doc" Old treats specialist Gutierrez, injured during an attack on by Taliban fighters on the 'Restrepo' outpost. Korengal Valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
April 19, 2018
Residents of Kunar province in northeastern Afghanistan are urging the government to act after suffering years of catastrophic flooding. Local residents said heavy rainfall and snowmelt from the Hindu Kush meant that the Kunar river, which runs through the province, floods almost every year. Huge swathesÃâÃÂ ...
April 15, 2018
This comes after a barrage of missiles were fired by Pakistan into Kunar province last week. Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, said in a week nearly 1,500 missiles had been fired on Kunar province. Samim said after a break of two days, shelling started up again on Monday night. Almost 400ÃâÃÂ ...
April 12, 2018
Kabul, April 12: At least two militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS), have been killed and two others have been injured by own explosives in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province. The incident took place in the vicinity of Chapa Dara district in Wach Nawa area when four IS militants wereÃâÃÂ ...
April 11, 2018
At least one civilian was killed and seven others wounded in Pakistan's missile attack on eastern Kunar province, local officials said Tuesday. Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, told TOLOnews that in the past week nearly 1,500 missiles have been fired on Kunar province, killing one civilian and wounding sevenÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
April 5, 2018
Abdul Ghani Mosamem, spokesperson for the governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province, told VOA that no casualties were reported because it's difficult to get any reports from the area. He said Pakistani airstrikes continued until late evening and targeted mostly agricultural terrain and mountainous areasÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
A suicide bomber killed a provincial council member in northeast Kunar province, while a daylong gun battle in neighboring Badakhshan province left four civilians dead and another eight wounded, Afghan officials said Friday. Kunar provincial council member Shahwali Hemat was on his way to a localÃâÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
Imans are to consult with the Taliban, Islamic State and other factions in the mountainous Kunar province in a bid to get efforts to eradicate polio back on track, after six new cases were reported in Afghanistan this year. Hard-line Islamist militants and clerics in the three countries where the disease still existsÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
This comes after Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, said last week that in only a few days nearly 1,500 missiles had been fired on Kunar province from Pakistan. Samim said after a break of two days, shelling started up again last Monday night. Almost 400 missiles landed in Kunar provinceÃâÃÂ ...