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The horrific rape and murder incident in Kathua district has unknowingly put the spotlight on the Bakarwals, one of the most misunderstood, aloof and ... the Himalayas, their nomadic existence cuts across the Jammu plains, to both sides of the Line of Control and up to the Nuristan province of Afghanistan.
The exact location of the camp was not disclosed by the Taliban. However, the group is known to control one district (Dahana-I-Ghuri), and contests the other 12 of Baghlan's 14 districts, including the provincial capital of Pul-i-Khurmi, according to data compiled by FDD's Long War Journal. Only the district ...

Wardak, Nuristan, Panjsher, Badakhshan, Ghor, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Daikundi, Badghis, Paktia, Kunar, Faryab, Kunduz and Kapisa provinces had the lowest ... Based on the timeline announced by Sayad, registration of candidates for both parliamentary and district council elections will begin on May 26 and ...
"Afghan forces have been targeting IS positions in Sidor area of Chapdara district over the past three days , and besides destroying the hardliner group's ... contended that the militants would be demoralized in Kunar and adjoining Nuristan and Nangarhar provinces following Zahid's physical elimination.
At least 10 of the country's 34 districts were worst hit while 20 to 30 percent if water sources are going dry, threatening the lives of about a million people ... An estimated 100 families from the Bala Murghab district of Badghis have been forced to move to Herat to find alternative work due to failed crops and to ...
KABUL, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Exactly one year ago, the U.S. military deployed the so-called Mother of All Bombs (MOABs), the biggest non-nuclear bomb, on the stronghold of militants affiliated with the hardliner Islamic State (IS) outfit in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province with the objective to ...

Nuristan, which translates as the “land of light”, sits on the southern slopes of the Hindu Kush on the border with Pakistan. The province is divided into seven districts and Parun serves as the provincial capital. Previously known as Kafirstan before its population converted to Islam in the late 19th Century, ...
Faqiri also asserted that the security forces attacked the militants' hideouts in Norgaram district of Nuristan province on Thursday, killing two insurgents and injuring three others. Without providing information on possible casualties of security personnel, the official said that the operations against militants ...
Eastern Region: Clashes between armed groups in Alingar District reportedly displaced nearly 2,000 people to Mehtarlam City, Laghman. More than 200 people reportedly arrived in Parun from four districts within Nuristan, fleeing intimidation by members of armed groups. Southern & South-Eastern ...
The absence of judicial institutions in half of the districts has restricted law enforcement in some areas. These are ... With the extension in Wolesi Jirga tenure, extensions for selected members of Meshrano Jirga and the absence of district council representatives have corroded the parliament's legitimacy.
Security sources said that at the moment Daesh militants are not only in Kunar province but in Nangarhar, Laghman, Nuristan and Jawzjan and are fighting ... Sources in Kunar province said that Daesh militants came close to the Chawki district governor's building but Kunar provincial governor Wahidullah ...
... Takhar, Badakshan, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Khost, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Bamyan, Daikundi, Kapisa, Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Nuristan, Herat, ... the minister said, adding the initiative would cover villages and districts on a priority basis where incidents paralysis among children had emerged.
The FCO warns against travel to the following districts: Kapisa; Kunar; Nangahar; Laghman; Nuristan; Ghazni; Khost; Paktika; Paktiya; Logar Wardak;Kandahar; Uruzgan; Zabul; Helmand; Nimroz; Badghis; Farah; Faryab; Jowzjan; Badakhshan; Baghlan; Kunduz and Takhar. According to Katterfield: ...
services in good condition and added that hospitals and clinics offer health services at the center of the districts. Nuristan Governor said dozens of midwives completed the training courses, and others were getting trainings. He reiterated that Nooristan was a poppy free province and there were no addicts in ...
As a result, the forested Hindu Kush valleys of Parun district -- unlike surrounding regions -- have become immune to insurgent attacks and Afghan and ... The peace in Parun has attracted residents of neighboring Barg-e Matal, Kamdesh, Waygal, and other Nuristan districts displaced by the relentless ...
The residents also said that the Taliban attacked the district from three directions and so far no reinforcements have arrived in the area. “At least 14 Taliban and a security force member were killed in the ongoing clashes,” the resident added. But the Taliban claimed that they captured a security check post ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The administrative affairs of Mandol district in eastern Nuristan province have been controlled from neighboring Nurgram district for the past 16 years, residents say. They claim so far no road was constructed to connect Mandol district with the provincial capital, Paroon. However ...

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The 's Affairs Department in eastern Nuristan province says many incidents of violence ... A tribal elder, Amanullah Enayat, told Pajhwok lack of courts in districts and satisfactory decisions by jirgas attracted people's attention towards jirgas, which ...
's Affairs Department in eastern Nuristan province says many incidents of violence against women are being resolved by tribal elders instead of courts. ... Amanullah Enayat, told Pajhwok lack of courts in districts and satisfactory decisions by jirgas attracted people's attention towards jirgas, which gave ...
Central Region: Around 1,900 people have been reportedly displaced within Parwan Province or have arrived from Kapisa, Laghman and Nuristan. ... Northern/North Eastern: Some 5,500 displaced people reportedly arrived to Burka district centre, Baghlan, from surrounding villages, due to fighting ...
The provinces that lost their decade-old poppy-free status are Ghazni, Samangan and Nuristan. In the largest Afghan province, Helmand, where nine out of 14 districts are controlled or influenced by the Taliban, cultivation increased by 79 percent, accounting for about half of the total increase, the survey ...
More than 500 people reportedly arrived in three districts of Panjsher province from districts in Baghlan, Laghman and Nuristan. ... in Kunduz City from Chardarah and Dasht-e-Archi districts and some 2,000 people from four districts in Badakhshan reportedly displaced to Fayzabad city and Keshem district.
As a result, the forested Hindu Kush valleys of Parun district -- unlike surrounding regions -- have become immune to insurgent attacks and Afghan and ... The peace in Parun has attracted residents of neighboring Barg-e Matal, Kamdesh, Waygal, and other Nuristan districts displaced by the relentless ...
The residents also said that the Taliban attacked the district from three directions and so far no reinforcements have arrived in the area. “At least 14 Taliban and a security force member were killed in the ongoing clashes,” the resident added. But the Taliban claimed that they captured a security check post ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The administrative affairs of Mandol district in eastern Nuristan province have been controlled from neighboring Nurgram district for the past 16 years, residents say. They claim so far no road was constructed to connect Mandol district with the provincial capital, Paroon. However ...
The young mother-of-four says that her life in the village of Zhunia, in the Doab district of Nuristan, is one of constant struggle. When she was just ... In Doab, Nurgram, Waigal and Kamdish districts, bride prices are around 4,000 dollars, rising to 7,000 dollars in the centre of the province. In Mandol district, a ...
Saeedullah Payendazai Kamparwal, the chairman of the Nuristan provincial council and a native of Wama District, said Fatiha's plan had been to ... They claimed to be married but the police could tell they were from different districts and therefore did not believe them, according to Mr. Kamparwal's account.
An avalanche in the early hours of 5 February 2017 is believed to have killed 50 people and injured 13 in Barg-e-Matal in Nuristan Province, with at least 70 ... sources report an avalanche on 05 February 2017 at 0100 hours claimed at least 50 lives in Afsay Village, Barg-e-Matal District (Nuristan Province), ...
... in Kabul's oldest district is once again a hub for exquisite woodwork ... “For Jali and Nuristani carving, we had teachers who were the last in ...
... operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on 3 October 2009.
“From the height of their expansion to about nine districts, we have squeezed ... to mountainous parts of the adjacent Kunar and Nuristan provinces. ... to rout IS militants from Nangarhar's Achin district, the group's stronghold.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The administrative affairs of Mandol district in eastern Nuristan province have ...
IS in Afghanistan has primarily been active in several districts of eastern ... of the adjacent Kunar and Nuristan provinces which share a border with Pakistan. ... from Kunar to a Nangarhar's remote district for training purposes.
A woman with children in Nuristan province, Afghanistan. ... in the village of Zhunia, in the Doab district of Nuristan, is one of constant struggle. ... In Doab, Nurgram, Waigal and Kamdish districts, bride prices are around 4,000 ...
“IS has deployed around 2,000 militants in Kunar, Nuristan and Laghman ... where its fighters targeted villages in several provincial districts, killing and ... killed in a U.S.-Afghan security forces raid in Nangarhar's Achin district.
Residents of Nuristan province demanded improved health services in a ... with medical doctors located only in clinics in the district centres,” he ...
... attacked Want Waygal district of Nuristan province on Wednesday night, ... overran at least three districts in parts of the war-battered country.
Afghan National Army soldiers patrol the Shah Wali Kot district of ... close to taking Waygal district in the eastern province of Nuristan, a day after they took ... Over the past week, the insurgents have also taken districts in Ghor ...
... Armed conflict in Kapisa, Nuristan, Laghman, and Shinwari district, ... 1,700 people displaced within Muhmandara and Lalpura districts,
... provinces at the same time – three district administrative centres (Taywara, ... In some 51 districts the Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) is not available. ... to expand into neigbouring provinces Kunar and Nuristan.
... Infantry Division, during combat operations against an armed enemy in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.
For instance, on account of alleged link with the Taliban, Daesh massacred 10 elders from Achin district in Nangarhar by forcing them to sit on explosives in 2016.
... and the East, where 11,000 people have fled from their homes in Nangarhar and Kunar provinces as a result of intense cross border shelling, and a devastating avalanche on 5 February in Nuristan province claimed 57 lives, destroyed 87 homes and left ...
Forty of the fighters graduated on March 18 from "a military camp - Intiqam Giran-e-Quran - in the surroundings of Shirin Tagab district" in Faryab, according to the Taliban. The statement was released on Voice of Jihad, the Taliban's official ...
The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 stands at 654,143, as joint assessment teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year.
While natural disasters in 2016 did not occur on the same scale as in 2015, with approximately 70,000 people affected in comparison to an annual average of 200,000, the devastating avalanches in Nuristan province in February 2017 serve as a timely ...
While natural disasters in 2016 did not occur on the same scale as in 2015, with approximately 70,000 people affected in comparison to an annual average of 200,000, the devastating avalanches in Nuristan province in February 2017 serve as a timely ...
"Clinics don't exist in most districts in our province," he says. "If there are they are just in name; no female ... There is urgent need for female doctors and midwives in Paktika province also, say Baseer Haidakhil, a resident of Katawaz district ...
In return, they overlooked destruction and conversion by Islamic Forces in Kafiristan (became Nuristan after conversion). In the process, the British gained full control in this part of Asia as well in Middle East, the Natives suffered greatly (some ...
LAGHMAN - In a UN-backed three-day Peace Jirga, community leaders from three districts of Afghanistan's east said they are committed to working with opposing groups to find peaceful outcomes to the area's conflicts.


 

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