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In 2009, U.S. troops pulled out of Nuristan, the mountainous province of Afghanistan along the border with Pakistan, effectively surrendering the area to the Taliban. ... Most of the Kalasha ran; the Taliban slaughtered two shepherds and herded almost their 300 sheep across the border to Nuristan.
They are found in the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan and in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan. Altaf Jan, uncle of the murdered girl told The Economic Times that there was huge discrimination against them. “The two communities have cultural differences. But there is systematic effort to ...

Officials in Nangarhar province have vowed to take action following the publication of an IWPR investigation into the extent of sexual harassment at ... including 20 female students, attended the IWPR event, which was later broadcast by a number of radio stations across Nangarhar, Laghman and Nuristan.
In 2012 Karim Dad, a 20-year-old from the eastern province of Nuristan, decided to join the Afghan National Army (ANA). He was deployed to Helmand, in the south of the country, where he became a sergeant in the engineering team of the Maiwand Corp's third brigade at the Shorabak training centre.
Afghan commandos are seen in Qala-i-Zal, a district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz Province, on May 16, 2017. ... the initial US-led invasion in 2001, the Taliban was largely defeated and went to ground in its traditional strongholds in eastern Afghanistan like Nangarhar, Kunar, and Nuristan provinces.
Panelists taking part in a radio discussion in the eastern province of Nuristan demanded that both government forces and armed insurgents comply strictly with their obligations under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law. On a television roundtable in Jalalabad, participants shared ...

According to the Nuristan Mining Department, illegal digging of gemstones, including ruby and emerald, is underway at 370 sites without a penny being paid to the government. At some sites ... Ghulam Muhiuddin Noori also acknowledged militants took full advantage of gemstones in the province.
“And when prisoners from other provinces are transferred here, the overcrowding obviously becomes even worse.” The province of Nuristan, which border Kunar to the north, also lacks a prison, although officials there said one was not necessary as all legal disputes were settled quite adequately via “tribal ...
Panelists taking part in a radio discussion in the eastern province of Nuristan demanded that both government forces and armed insurgents comply strictly with their obligations under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law. On a television roundtable in Jalalabad, participants shared ...
Panelists taking part in a radio discussion in the eastern province of Nuristan demanded that both government forces and armed insurgents comply strictly with their obligations under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law. On a television roundtable in Jalalabad, participants shared ...

WFP distributed food rations to 4,305 people in several districts of Laghman, Kunar and Nuristan provinces. CWSA distributed cash for food to 84 displaced people in Laghman Province, while JEN assisted 1,155 families with hygiene kits. CoAR reached 3,000 displaced and school students with hygiene ...
According to Rejistani, Daesh footholds are located in four provinces in the north and north-east of Afghanistan: namely, Faryab, Jawzjan, Sari-Pol and Badakhshan. "The majority of Daesh ... "The Doab district of Nurestan province is the nearest neighbor to Panjshir province. Recently, 13 families have ...
The mountainous province of Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan evaded Taliban rule when the hard-line Islamist movement dominated the rest of the country in the 1990s. Today, however ... “We also border the restive province of Nuristan, which in turn borders Kunar Province [to the east].” In a press ...
JALALABAD - Civilians must be protected from attacks and the impact of conflict by warring parties stressed participants at a UN-backed television roundtable in the eastern province of Nangarhar. In a televised ... Similar programs in Nuristan and Nangahar provinces are also under way. UNAMA supports ...
Fazlullah and his fighters escaped to neighboring Afghanistan in the summer of 2009 and are now reportedly based in Kunar and Nuristan provinces. ... Pakistan has alleged that the three fugitive militants have built safe havens in eastern Nangarhar province and are using Afghan soil to launch terrorist ...
According to the 25th Infantry Division Association, its 3rd Brigade Combat Team arrived in Afghanistan in April 2011, charged with security and stability operations for Nangarhar, Kunar and Nuristan provinces along the border with Pakistan. As a child, Wong had always dreamed of joining the Army, said ...
Nearly 2,500 people have reportedly been displaced to four districts of Parwan Province from Kapisa, Laghman, Nuristan and Samangan provinces due to armed conflict in their villages. Northern/North Eastern: No significant displacements have been signalled from the two regions during the reporting ...
In February more than half of the attacks happened in Faryab, Helmand, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar and Nangarhar provinces and the remaining attacks took place in 21 provinces. Pajhwok did not receive security report from Bamyan, Ghor, Heart, Maidan Wardak, Nuristan, Paktia and Panjshir province.


 

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