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 Maiwand (Maywand) district, Kandahar, Afghanistan

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KABUL, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Ten Taliban militants have been killed and four others wounded in two separate airstrikes in Afghanistan, the Defense ... six militants were killed and four others wounded on Saturday, after Afghan air force struck a militants' hideout in Maywand district of Kandahar province, the ...
For the first time in a long time - a local wounded veteran, Captain Gavin White, will be able to live a better quality of life thanks to the donation of a new smart-home for him and his wife. Gavin White, a 2011 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point served in Maiwand, Afghanistan with the 137th Sapper ...

Another policeman, Mohammad Nasir, a resident of Balkh province, said he was wounded when a piece of grenade hit his face in Kandahar's Maiwand district when they came under attack by the Taliban. Nasir, 22, said his mouth can be treated abroad if government provides him the opportunity. He said ...
Another policeman, Mohammad Nasir, a resident of Balkh province, said he was wounded when a piece of grenade hit his face in Kandahar's Maiwand district when they came under attack by the Taliban. Nasir, 22, said his mouth can be treated abroad if government provides him the opportunity. He said ...
United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said on Twitter that a human rights team on the ground will investigate the incident. ... On January 31, Afghan special forces backed by US air raids launched an offensive against Taliban fighters in the Maiwand district in Kandahar, according to a Human ...
Similarly, Pishin and Killa Abdullah districts in Balochistan, Pakistan and in Afghanistan Helmand and Kandahar are part of the Southern Corridor. ... Dr. Maiwand Ahmadzai, Director of the EOC in Afghanistan, who co-chaired the co-ordination meeting on polio eradication told WAM that Afghanistan and ...

ABU DHABI, 29th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Afghanistan-Pakistan Coordination Meeting on the Common WPV Reservoirs began in Abu Dhabi today. ... and Disease Surveillance at the Division National Institute of Health (NIH) in Pakistan and Dr. Maiwand Ahmadzai, Director of the EOC in Afghanistan.
In the early hours of Saturday, as farmers watered their crops in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, a unit of the Afghan security and intelligence ... On January 31, Afghan special forces backed by US air raids launched an offensive against Taliban fighters in the Maiwand district in Kandahar.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three newly-constructed buildings, costing 11.4 million afghanis were inaugurated in the Maiwand ... He said work on rehabilitating some school buildings in Zheri and Maiwand districts would be launched soon by the provincial government.
Commanders of the 404th Maiwand Zone, 205th Army Corps, Public Order Police, NATO info-icon and IEC officials were also in attendance, according to the statement. Kandahar IEC head Dr. Mohammad Hashim Durrani said they had shifted polling stations to mosques and schools from private places to ...
In Arghestan and Maywand districts of Kandahar, NSAGs have put some restrictions on activities of NGOs, including group counselling and family planning. Cluster Updates. Partners of the Health Cluster in Nangarhar provided consultations for nearly 8,500 IDPs/returnees from Pakistan and vaccinated ...
We have the shared interest of preventing Afghanistan from ever again becoming a safe haven for terrorism.” ... The Maiwand series of operations in Helmand by ANDSF and supported by US Marine Corps advisors with Task Force Southwest, have denied the enemy safe haven and freedom of movement ...
U.S. Marines with Task Force Southwest fire a 120mm mortar in support of Operation Maiwand 11 at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, Jan. ... KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents on Wednesday issued an extraordinary, 17,000-word appeal to the "American people," asking them to pressure U.S. officials to ...
Benjamin T. Watson, commanding general of Task Force Southwest (center), conduct planning for Operation Maiwand 11 with the Afghan National Defense and Security Force leadership at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 25. Key leaders from TFSW and ANDSF came together to discuss follow-on actions ...
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 ...
In the Taliban heartland Helmand, a series of operations codenamed 'Maiwand' have put pressure on the Taliban throughout the winter months. With Maiwand-11 now under way, Afghan commanders expressed confidence that they are succeeding in providing more security for the population. For them ...
... a military operation carried out by 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, ...

An Afghan security official says 83 Taliban fighters were killed during an operation by intelligence forces in the southern province of Kandahar late on January 31. The head of military operations in Maiwand district, Sultan Mohammad, told RFE/RL on February 1 that dozens of the militants' vehicles and ...
An Afghan National Army soldier directs a vehicle to stop at a checkpoint on the way to Zhari district, where the Maiwand army base is located, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 19, ... SIGAR, as the inspector is known, keeps an eye on how the billions of U.S. tax dollars are spent in Afghanistan.
... Taliban, ambassador Majeed Qarar tweeted: “The night vision goggles found with Taliban attackers in Maiwand's ANA base were military-grade goggles (not sold to the public) procured by Pakistan Army from a British company and supplied to Lashkar-e-Tayyaba in Kashmir and Taliban in Afghanistan.
Afghan diplomat Majeed Qarar took to Twitter to allege that the equipment used by the attackers were supplied by the Pakistan Army to the terrorist organisation in Kashmir and Afghanistan. "The night vision goggles found with Taliban attackers in maiwand's ANA base were military grade goggles (Not sold ...
Afghan diplomat Majeed Qarar took to Twitter to allege that the equipment used by the attackers were supplied by the Pakistan Army to the terrorist organisations in Afghanistan. Qarar also alleged that the army had also supplied military grade goggles to the Lashkar-e-Taiba and other terror groups.
On 15 January, the Humanitarian Response Plan 2018 – 2021 was officially launched in Kabul jointly by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the ... Two staff members of a national NGO were reportedly beaten and detained for a short time in Maywand district, Kandahar, by two members of the Afghan ...
Malala was born in 1997, and named after Malalai of Maiwand, a famous Pashtu poetess and warrior woman from southern Afghanistan, the name Malala means grief-stricken. When she was 11 and 12 years old, she wrote blogs for BBC Urdu, under a false name, about the conditions in Pakistan under the ...
Major Abdul Qadir Bahadurzai, deputy commander of the 215th Maiwand Corps media wing in Helmand, told the Taliban had attacked the ANA post in Sarband area of Greshk district on Sunday, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. As per the news agency report, Taliban spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahmadi has ...
In his visit to the volatile Helmand province in the south of Afghanistan, the top US forces commander General John Nicholson said the Taliban militants are not safe ... Commander of 215 Maiwand Military Corps Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai meanwhile said security situation is improving in Helmand.
In his visit to the volatile Helmand province in the south of Afghanistan, the top US forces commander General John Nicholson said the Taliban militants are not safe anywhere in the ... Commander of 215 Maiwand Military Corps Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai meanwhile said security situation is improving in Helmand.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A series of intense combat operations in Helmand province have given the Afghan army and air force a chance to improve their joint tactics, especially in coordinating close air support to ground troops. In the latest operation, Maiwand 10, which began on Dec. 23, Afghan unmanned ...
A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier with Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan and Afghan National Army commandos with the 3rd Company, 3rd Special Operations Kandak move toward a compound during a clearance operation in Bahlozi, Maiwand district, Kandahar province, ...
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 ...
Separately, eight militants belonging to the so-called Islamic State (IS) were killed in Achin and Deh Bala districts of eastern Nangarhar province and as many Taliban rebels were killed in Helmand's Marjah, Nad Ali and Greshk districts and two others were killed in Maiwand district of Kandahar province.
Situation of Khakraiz, Maywand, Shahwalikot and Nesh districts of Kandahar deteriorated with clashes between Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and AGEs leading to civilian casualties and displacements. AGEs coordinated an attack on the Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Maiwand district and ...
Kandahar - A suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee into a police headquarters in Afghanistan on Friday killing at least six officers and wounding four others, officials said. The Taliban claimed the pre-dawn attack in Maiwand district in the southern province of Kandahar in the latest deadly ...
Around dawn on Friday, Taliban militants drove a vehicle packed with explosives into a police base in the Maiwand district of Kandahar Province, a tactic the insurgents have repeatedly used to deadly effect in the district and elsewhere in southern Afghanistan. Gen. Abdul Raziq, the police chief of ...
Afghan security force members inspect the site of an attack in Maywand district police station of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, Dec. 22, 2017. At least eight people were killed and many others wounded after a Taliban suicide car bombing struck a district police station in Afghanistan's ...
Douglas Grindle's memoir, How We Won & Lost The War in Afghanistan: Two Years in the Pashtun Heartland, vividly recounts this familiar story of hope and, ultimately, failure. The book ... He completed two tours as a USAID civilian on a District Support Team in the Kandahar districts of Dand and Maiwand.
An Afghan Air Force tactical air controller scouts notional targets for MD-530 helicopters during a training exercise at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Dec. ... During Operations Maiwand 8 and 9, ATACs integrated with Afghan National Army 215th Corps infantry units and successfully coordinated airstrikes in ...
The death toll at the army camp in Kandahar province stood at 43, with nine wounded and six unaccounted for hours after the attack began about 3 a.m., said the ... responsibility in a text message to journalists, saying it had killed 60 people and seized equipment from the Chashmo base in Maiwand district.
SR: In Khakrez and Maywand districts of Kandahar, the NGO Human Resource Development Agency (HRDA) completed the response to more than 2,000 displaced people by providing cash assistance and emergency household items. WR: During the reporting period, a total of 210 displaced people in ...
... 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.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) launched an attack against the Afghan Local Police in Shah Tapeh and Uttash Qalah areas of Shirin Tagab district. ... Afghan National Security Forces killed ten and wounded nine elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Maywand and Khakrez districts.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he thinks toxins found in smoke from burning waste at U.S. military installations in Iraq and at other facilities abroad could “play a significant role” in causing veterans' cancer. “Science has recognized there are certain carcinogens when people are exposed to them,” ...
ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (KUNA) -- At least 18 security personnel were killed in two separate attacks by Taliban rebels in Afghanistan's eastern Helmand and ... Hayatullah Hayat told media that at least 14 security force members were killed in an ambush by Taliban rebels in Helmand's Raig area of Maiwand ...
Captain Dan (Special Forces withholds last names) of the U.S. Army's Green Berets walks on a foot patrol in the village of Ezabad, Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. ... They served with local forces in Vietnam, and in recent years, they've deployed repeatedly to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Southern Helmand province military officials on Monday said in the last eight months foreign forces along with Afghan forces carried out over 400 airstrikes against insurgents in different parts of the province. The 215 Maiwand Military Corps Commander, General Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai, said the strikes carried out by ...
He was also involved in fighting against security forces in Ghor, Badghis Uruzgan provinces, Maiwand and Ghorak districts of Kandahar province,” the NDS said. “During the operation, a suicide attacker, two other commanders of the group were also killed,” the statement added. No further details were ...
An Afghan security force keeps a watch at a checkpoint in Maiwand district of Kandahar province on November 14, 2017. ... Foreign troops have stepped up air strikes in Afghanistan in recent months as Afghan forces struggle ...
An Afghan security force keeps watch at a checkpoint in Maiwand district of Kandahar province. ... US military has launched air strikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy with Afghan forces ...
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fifty-five insurgents have been killed and 10 others injured in security forces joint operations in the Maiwand and ...
Afghanistan: Explosion near restaurant at Lab-e-Jar square in Kabul City; ... in three different districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province ... The attacks took place in the Maywand and Zhari districts and some gun ...


 

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