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 Khost Province, Afghanistan

Khost) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the east of the country. Khost province used to be part of Paktia province in the past. Its capital is Khost City, which was the first Afghan city to be liberated from communist rule following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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GARDEZ - Participants at UN-backed events in the southeastern provinces of Paktya and Paktika called on community members to work together to ... take place in the neighboring provinces of Ghazni and Khost, accompanied by a series of radio discussions in all four provinces of the southeastern region.
On 16 April, cross border shelling in Jajimaydan district, Khost, reportedly led to displacements of more than 1,000 people from several villages at the border ... reportedly displaced from Darzab and Qushtepa districts, Jawzjan, and various districts in Sar-e-Pul and Faryab provinces, according to authorities.

Speaking at a joint press conference with Pakistani military officials in Dand-e-Ptan district, in Paktia, which is close to Zazi Maidan district in eastern Khost province, the officials said the Afghan people will not tolerate hostile action by Pakistan's military against their country. This comes after delegations from both sides met ...
The officials said the Afghan security forces responded. Dand-e-Ptan district is close to Zazi Maidan district of eastern Khost province – both of which border Parachinar district in Kurram Agency in Pakistan. Zazi Maidan on Sunday came under fire by Pakistani troops. Clashes broke out when the Pakistani troops reportedly ...
Speaking at a joint press conference with Pakistani military officials in Dand-e-Ptan district, in Paktia, which is close to Zazi Maidan district in eastern Khost province, the officials said the Afghan people will not tolerate hostile action by Pakistan's military against their country. This comes after delegations from both sides met ...
Afghanistan has returned the dead bodies of five Pakistani soldiers to Pakistan following clashes near the two countries' disputed border, Afghan officials say. Hukum Khan Habibi, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, said that one captured soldier was also handed over to Pakistan's ...

Police officials said troops have reached the Zazi Maidan district in Khost province after clashes broke out on Sunday between local residents and Pakistani troops across the Durand Line. “Army, Police and NDS (National Directorate of Security) forces have reached Zazi Maidan district and they will respond to the Pakistan ...
Police officials said troops have reached the Zazi Maidan district in Khost province after clashes broke out on Sunday between local residents and Pakistani troops across the Durand Line. “Army, Police and NDS (National Directorate of Security) forces have reached Zazi Maidan district and they will respond to the Pakistan ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A bomb blast took place near a peace advocacy tent in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Thursday, but caused no casualties, officials said. Acting provincial police chief Col. Abdul Hanan Zadran told Pajhwok Afghan News that the explosive device had been placed in a ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said giving daughters under baad marriage has reached zero level in Khost, which indicates cultural advancement in the southeastern province. Meeting women info-icon in Khost City, the provincial capital, after arriving here on Monday, President Ghani ...
Meanwhile residents and civil activists in Kunar and Nangarhar province also announced their support for Helmand protestors' peace campaign. ... This comes four days after some residents and tribal elders from Herat, Farah and Paktia provinces also established sit-in camps to support Helmand's peace campaign.
KHOST, Afghanistan, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani went to the eastern Khost province on Monday to inaugurate key development projects and meet local people and officials, said the Presidential Palace. The palace said in a statement that the president during his stay in the relatively ...
“President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Khost province this morning, he will inaugurate Khost Airport runway, a power station that will deliver electricity to 13,000 families in Khost and a number of infrastructure projects,” the statement read. Ghani is also expected to meet with security officials to review the ...
There were no reports of violence from Nuristan, Panjshir and Bamyan provinces. Pajhwok reports showed of the total 135 attacks during February, most happened in Faryab, Helmand, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Takhar, Logar and Khost province. Military Affairs Expert Gen. Zalmai ...
Central Region: Nearly 1,500 people arrived in Ghazni centre from within Ghazni Province, and from Uruzgan and Wardak provinces, according to ... Distributions and activities were reported to OCHA from following provinces in four regions: Hilmand, Hirat, Kabul, Khost, Kunar, Laghman, Nangarhar, ...
In the western Ghor province, meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed a young shepherd and wounded five others. Police spokesman Iqbal Nizami said the Taliban planted the bomb in order to target security forces. In the eastern Khost province, police spokesman Basir Bina said a roadside bomb killed two ...
KHOST, Afghanistan, March 18 (Xinhua) -- A child has been killed and 16 children wounded following a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, local police said Sunday. "The blast occurred Saturday evening at vicinity of a religious school in Spin Kaan locality, Nadir Shah Kot district. Khost ...

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army (ANA) solders have arrested four gunmen with two explosives-laden vehicles in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday. Captain Abdullah, spokesman for the 1stShaista brigade of the Afghan National Army in Khost, told Pajhwok Afghan ...
Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh, 32, was convicted last year after his fingerprints were found on a huge car bomb that failed to detonate in the attack on Forward Operating Base Chapman (FOBC) in Khost province in 2009. The prison term falls short of the life sentence demanded by prosecutors, but Al ...
In southeastern Khost province, unknown gunmen killed a police officer along with another person in Khost City, the provincial capital, on Sunday evening. The officer was returning from a wedding party when came under attack from unknown assailants. A government source said the slain police officer ...
The border was later opened for the return of displaced persons, who had migrated to the adjacent Khost province of Afghanistan. The tribal people and elders have termed the postponement of border opening “meaningless. They were of the view that most of the population of NWA depends on the bilateral ...
Ghulam Khan Crossing -- one of the 18 border crossings between the two countries that connects Pakistan's northwestern North Waziristan tribal region with northeastern Khost province of Afghanistan -- was closed in 2014 following military operations against the Taliban and affiliated armed groups in the ...
Five years ago: During U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's first trip to Afghanistan as defense chief, two suicide bombings, one outside the Afghan Defense Ministry and the other near a police checkpoint in eastern Khost province, killed at least 19 people; a Taliban spokesman said the blast outside the ...
He was based at Camp Clark in Khost province, where he was the site manager overseeing a road project. He solicited $280,000 in bribes from the Afghan company that received the contract for the project, promising smooth sailing through the process. He then sought an additional $40,000 in bribes after the contract was ...
Five years ago: During U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's first trip to Afghanistan as defense chief, two suicide bombings, one outside the Afghan Defense Ministry and the other near a police checkpoint in eastern Khost province, killed at least 19 people; a Taliban spokesman said the blast outside the ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An explosive-laden Humvee vehicle has been seized and defused in the Nadershah Walikot district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Tuesday. Khost crime branch police chief Col. Sher Daud Arian told a press conference here the explosive-laden vehicle was ...
Khost province is part of the transitory route of the Kuchis over winters from East and Central Afghanistan into Pakistan (FATA, KPK and NW Frontier). ... They are currently stranded living in open areas – without adequate shelter – and unable to return to their native Afghan provinces until the weather ...
At least seven members of one family were killed in an airstrike carried out by Afghan forces in Khost province, residents claimed. Government officials have rejected the claim. They called on government to investigate the incident and punish the perpetrators. The victims were laid to rest on Thursday.
On April 23, a joint committee of leaders from the Zazai and Turi tribes is set to map the respective spheres of the two countries on the poorly marked and disputed border connecting Afghanistan's southeastern Khost Province to Pakistan's northwestern Kurram tribal district. A joint jirga, or tribal council, ...
Clashes erupted between Afghan border forces and Pakistani military in Khost and neighboring Paktia provinces earlier this week. At Wednesday's meeting, which was held in Dand-e-Patan district in Paktia, Afghan officials said Pakistani authorities admitted that they have built “structures” on Afghanistan's ...
According to the Governor of Afghanistan's Khost Province, a soldier and the bodies of the five martyred personnel were handed over to Pakistan. Amid the deadly ambush between the two sides, talks are continuing to de-escalate the tension along the border. Reportedly, Afghan officials have asked their ...
The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced families are Kunduz with 10,815 IDPs, followed by Farah with more than 2,000 displaced people. ... CR: In Khost Province, WFP distributed food to more than 16,000 Pakistani refugees in Matun (Khost), Gurbaz, Shamal, Tani and Spera districts.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Four members of a family have been killed during an operation by Afghan Special Forces in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Sunday. Police chief Abdul Hanan Zadran, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security forces conducted the operation codenamed Campaign in ...
According to the research, the population in Khost, Paktia, Paktika, Laghman and Kunar provinces is more than the SCO findings. However, the population of Bamiyan and Zabul have been estimated higher than that of the SCO. “This research is not accurate because Afghanistan's security situation will not ...
In Khost Province, WFP distributed food packages to 14,000 Pakistani refugees. In Ghazni, DRC-DDG distributed cash for food to 400 people displaced by conflict. NR/NER: In Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, nearly 200 IDPs from Faryab and Sar-e-Pul provinces received cash from NRC, emergency ...
GARDEZ, Afghanistan, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- At least 11 people sustained injuries, some in critical conditions after two passenger vehicles collided on a road in the eastern Paktia province on Monday, a traffic police official said. Blaming reckless driving for the accident, the official who declined to be identified ...
Meanwhile, North Waziristan Political Agent Kamran Khan Afridi while talking to the media confirmed the repatriation of TDPs from February 6.. PHOTO: AFP. PESHAWAR: The second phase of repatriation of around 5,529 temporary displaced persons (TDPs) families of Waziristan from Afghanistan will kick ...
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KHOST CITY - Poultry-farm owners in southeastern Khost province have suffered millions of afghanis losses ... 'On Thursday the agriculture ministry team arrived here and extended ban on the supply of poultry to other provinces for another 21-day, but no signs of the ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Poultry-farm owners in southeastern Khost province have suffered millions of afghanis losses after the threat of influenza virus ... “On Thursday the agriculture ministry team arrived here and extended ban on the supply of poultry to other provinces for another 21-day, but no signs of ...
Haqqani Network leaders have served as Taliban shadow governors for Khost, Paktia, and Paktika provinces. The Taliban claims credit for attacks that the US and Afghan government blame on the Haqqani Network. Statements by Haqqani network leaders are routinely released at Voice of Jihad, the ...
Military operations in Khost Province have reportedly displaced nearly 250 people to Khost Centre. The Central Region shelters 5 per cent of all IDPs ... The four provinces in the Eastern Region shelter 30 per cent of all families displaced since the beginning of last year. Southern/South Eastern Region: No ...
Military operations in Khost Province have reportedly displaced nearly 250 people to Khost Centre. The Central Region shelters 5 per cent of all IDPs ... The four provinces in the Eastern Region shelter 30 per cent of all families displaced since the beginning of last year. Southern/South Eastern Region: No ...
Mujeeb Zadran seems unfazed in the luxurious surroundings of a plush hotel in Christchurch as he prepares to reveal his cricketing journey. It's not uncommon to be mesmerized by the lavishness of a five-star hotel, and given the hardships players from Afghanistan have to confront to play cricket at the ...
His was a joint family of businessmen who had acres of land in his village in Khost province, down south from Kabul. Inside his compound, there was a huge play area, a small zoo where the family reared animals, and a series of guesthouses. Mujeeb's upbringing wasn't quite the normal 'early struggles and sacrifices ...
's northwestern tribal region of Waziristan rallied against Islamabad in eastern Khost province for what they called the unfair treatment of Pakhtuns. Attended by hundreds of Waziristani tribespeople, the protest erupted at the Kalan camp in Gardez district, where the war-displaced men demanded justice for ...
Ismaelkhil Mandozayi District, Khost Province – The azan sounds from the village mosque as people gather for the noontime prayer. Shir Khan ... The CCAP seeks to strengthen the CDCs and aims to bring infrastructure and social services for 10 million people in all the country's 34 provinces and four large ...
In two low-scoring affairs, Panjshir beat Helmand by five wickets on Wednesday, while Khost beat Baghlan by 29 runs on Thursday. There are 24 provinces taking part in the tournament, with teams divided into four groups of six. Each team plays one match in the group stage, with the teams with the highest ...
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces have recaptured military vehicles hijacked by militants during an operation in southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Daud Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News police and intelligence operatives confiscated the vehicles ...
This is the daily ritual in Matoon Sarnakot Secondary School in Khost city, the provincial capital of Khost Province. ... and secondary education in selected lagged behind provinces, especially for girls, to improve learning conditions and transparency in the Ministry of Education's resource management.
The director of the DoRR explain the situation of the reported family and requested to the NGOs for immediate assessment. The notification number of the displaced group of Harsin from DoRR was expected 211 HHs and 5 IDPs HHs from other provinces. The living situation for the IDPs families are in very ...


 

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