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Afghan commandos are seen in Qala-i-Zal, a district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz Province, on May 16, 2017. (Reuters/Nasir Wakif) ... Currently, the Taliban has a strong hold over large parts of southern Afghanistan, including its birthplace, Kandahar Province. The extremist fighters have also regained ...

An commando guards a compound during the clearance of a village in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, in February 2014. A separate operation ... An Afghan special operations unit launched an offensive in Kandahar's Maiwand and Panjwai districts against the Taliban on Jan. 31, which was backed ...
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN: Up to three dozen armed militants have been killed and dozens others injured as government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Miwand district of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province over the past 24 hours, provincial police chief Abdul Razeq said Sunday.
BAND E TIMOR, AFGHANISTAN – AUGUST 6: A British Army soldier from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment secures the helicopter landing strip (HLS) during operation Southern Beast on August 6, 2008 in Maywand District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The British Army soldiers from the 3rd ...
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported receiving advance notification this week of two additional cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Kandahar province. This brings the total cases this year to three. Image/CIA. One case occurred in Shawalikot district, with onset on 5 January 2018, and ...
... the Special Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kandahar province, in the south of Afghanistan, the NDS said in a statement on Thursday. The military operation was carried out in Osmankhail, Mohammadkhail, Chawlawk and Akhtarkhail villages in Maiwand district, the NDS said.
"The group of insurgents were gathered to launch coordinated attacks on Afghan forces check posts in Panjwai and Maiwand districts of Kandahar Province," Mohammad said. He didn't say whether there were any casualties among Afghan forces. Meanwhile, an Afghan official said two U.S. drone strikes ...
Nazar Mohammad, 42, used to live in Tanara village in Arghandab district, in neighbouring Kandahar province. He told IWPR that he had previously made around 3,000 US dollars a year from selling his own crops. But he said that water shortages had become so severe that he had been forced to move to ...
US soldiers from 5-20 Infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne patrol in Zharay district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, April 24, 2012. Thomson Reuters. The US Army and US Marine Corps infantrymen pride themselves on being some of the biggest badasses on every block they roll into.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand. The newly-built professional farm is opened in Daman district and it has the capacity to produce ...


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