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Residents of Nimruz have high hopes about the dramatic differences a major dam project will have on life in the semi-arid province. Now in its third and final phase, the Kamal Khan dam is anticipated to have a massive impact on both agriculture and electricity generation in the southwest of the country.
It will pass through five southern Afghan provinces — Herat, Farah, Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar — that have been Taliban strongholds, and security had been a major concern. However, both the Taliban and Pakistan, a country believed to hold sway over the insurgent group, have pledged support.

In an effort to find new ways of financing their insurgency, Taliban rebels have turned to local media for taxation and threatened news outlets in central Afghanistan with punitive measures if they refuse to give in to the militant group's demands. The Taliban has recently demanded that media outlets in ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. The official added that winter is not the actual season for Afghanistan exports but we will start sending our products to India through Chabahar Port ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. He told IRNA that Afghanistan has decreased its exports from Karachi-Torkham and Karachi-Chaman routes of Pakistan due to ongoing problems.

The operation was reportedly launched in Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Faryab, Takhar, Nimruz and Helmand province of Afghanistan. “Forces have also discovered three motorbikes during the operations,” the statement said. “The forces launched 11 clearing operations, 21 special ...
Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new effort to collect revenue follows joint Afghan-Coalition airstrikes on Taliban narcotics processing labs in the Helmand province last ...

Airstrikes on narcotics processing labs may be forcing the Taliban to seek new ways to finance their insurgency in southern Afghanistan. Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new ...
KABUL: An Indian shipment of 15,000 tons of wheat aid to Afghanistan arrived on Saturday via Iran's Chabahar port near the Afghan province of Nimruz. The rest of the consignment is expected to arrive in different stages, and is set to be completed by the end of January, Afghan officials said. India has ...
A recent Taliban propaganda video indicates just how emboldened the group has become: showing its fighter staging a public demonstration in Afghanistan's Nimruz province. In a video reported by Military Times, a long line of military vehicles and pickups can be seen moving in broad daylight and ...
In the latest video, title Jihadic Process in Nimruz and Rehabilitation, the Taliban assembled dozens of vehicles – including US-made HUMVEEs that have been captured from Afghan forces and new Toyota Hilux pickup trucks – along with more than 100 fighters in a desert area. The Taliban then remained ...
Of all of Afghanistan's lawless provinces, Nimruz is perhaps the rawest and most untamed. The desert in southwestern Afghanistan, cornering up against Iran and Pakistan, looks like something out of Mad Max: a post-apocalyptic wasteland where only camel herders and smugglers seem to thrive.
The Nimruz police chief Khawja Jailani Abu Bakr said the suspected suicide bomber claims to from Iran. Thumbnail. Security officials in the western province of Nimruz have said that the Afghan security forces have foiled a coordinated suicide attack by a Taliban bomber in the province. Nimruz police chief ...
The governor of Nimruz, Mohammad Sami, pointed out that when a US drone killed the Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in May on a Pakistani highway, he was returning from a visit to Iran. Sami avoided going into further details, but said that Iranian support for the Taliban was obvious. “Like sunshine ...


 

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