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Residents of Nimruz have high hopes about the dramatic differences a major dam project will have on life in the semi-arid province. Now in its third and final phase, the Kamal Khan dam is anticipated to have a massive impact on both agriculture and electricity generation in the southwest of the country.
It will pass through five southern Afghan provinces — Herat, Farah, Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar — that have been Taliban strongholds, and security had been a major concern. However, both the Taliban and Pakistan, a country believed to hold sway over the insurgent group, have pledged support.

In an effort to find new ways of financing their insurgency, Taliban rebels have turned to local media for taxation and threatened news outlets in central Afghanistan with punitive measures if they refuse to give in to the militant group's demands. The Taliban has recently demanded that media outlets in ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. The official added that winter is not the actual season for Afghanistan exports but we will start sending our products to India through Chabahar Port ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. He told IRNA that Afghanistan has decreased its exports from Karachi-Torkham and Karachi-Chaman routes of Pakistan due to ongoing problems.
The operation was reportedly launched in Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Faryab, Takhar, Nimruz and Helmand province of Afghanistan. “Forces have also discovered three motorbikes during the operations,” the statement said. “The forces launched 11 clearing operations, 21 special ...

Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new effort to collect revenue follows joint Afghan-Coalition airstrikes on Taliban narcotics processing labs in the Helmand province last ...
Airstrikes on narcotics processing labs may be forcing the Taliban to seek new ways to finance their insurgency in southern Afghanistan. Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new ...
KABUL: An Indian shipment of 15,000 tons of wheat aid to Afghanistan arrived on Saturday via Iran's Chabahar port near the Afghan province of Nimruz. The rest of the consignment is expected to arrive in different stages, and is set to be completed by the end of January, Afghan officials said. India has ...
A recent Taliban propaganda video indicates just how emboldened the group has become: showing its fighter staging a public demonstration in Afghanistan's Nimruz province. In a video reported by Military Times, a long line of military vehicles and pickups can be seen moving in broad daylight and ...
In the latest video, title Jihadic Process in Nimruz and Rehabilitation, the Taliban assembled dozens of vehicles – including US-made HUMVEEs that have been captured from Afghan forces and new Toyota Hilux pickup trucks – along with more than 100 fighters in a desert area. The Taliban then remained ...
Of all of Afghanistan's lawless provinces, Nimruz is perhaps the rawest and most untamed. The desert in southwestern Afghanistan, cornering up against Iran and Pakistan, looks like something out of Mad Max: a post-apocalyptic wasteland where only camel herders and smugglers seem to thrive.
The Nimruz police chief Khawja Jailani Abu Bakr said the suspected suicide bomber claims to from Iran. Thumbnail. Security officials in the western province of Nimruz have said that the Afghan security forces have foiled a coordinated suicide attack by a Taliban bomber in the province. Nimruz police chief ...
The governor of Nimruz, Mohammad Sami, pointed out that when a US drone killed the Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in May on a Pakistani highway, he was returning from a visit to Iran. Sami avoided going into further details, but said that Iranian support for the Taliban was obvious. “Like sunshine ...
It will pass through five southern Afghan provinces — Herat, Farah, Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar — that have been Taliban strongholds, and security had been a major concern. However, both the Taliban and Pakistan, a country believed to hold sway over the insurgent group, have pledged support.
In an effort to find new ways of financing their insurgency, Taliban rebels have turned to local media for taxation and threatened news outlets in central Afghanistan with punitive measures if they refuse to give in to the militant group's demands. The Taliban has recently demanded that media outlets in ...
The operation was reportedly launched in Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Faryab, Takhar, Nimruz and Helmand province of Afghanistan. "Forces have also discovered three motorbikes during the operations," the statement said. "The forces launched 11 clearing operations, 21 special ...

Within Afghanistan, the province shares its borders with Kandahar in the east and Nimruz to the west. When the allied forces occupied Afghanistan in 2002, the British and American forces set up their bases in Helmand too. When former US president Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of most of the ...
Kambez Barawi, who had come to Kabul for treatment of a wound, visited the office for a second day, pleading for clarity on when he could return home to western Nimruz Province. Mr. Barawi said he was paying $100 a night at a Kabul hospital. Travel by road, which cuts through Taliban country, was not ...
Airstrikes on narcotics processing labs may be forcing the Taliban to seek new ways to finance their insurgency in southern Afghanistan. Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new ...
Taliban officials say they have established a new customs house in the Delaram district of southern Nimruz province in the southwestern part of Afghanistan. The new effort to collect revenue follows joint Afghan-Coalition airstrikes on Taliban narcotics processing labs in the Helmand province last ...
In the meantime, Mohammad Sami Tasal, governor of Nimroz province, has rejected Marani's claim over freeing of an Iranian national on Afghan soil. “The Afghan border forces are not allowing anybody to launch operations on Afghan soil,” Tasal said, adding that: “No hostage was brought into Nimruz ...
KABUL: An Indian shipment of 15,000 tons of wheat aid to Afghanistan arrived on Saturday via Iran's Chabahar port near the Afghan province of Nimruz. The rest of the consignment is expected to arrive in different stages, and is set to be completed by the end of January, Afghan officials said. India has ...
In the latest video, title Jihadic Process in Nimruz and Rehabilitation, the Taliban assembled dozens of vehicles – including US-made HUMVEEs that have been captured from Afghan forces and new Toyota Hilux pickup trucks – along with more than 100 fighters in a desert area. The Taliban then remained ...
Of all of Afghanistan's lawless provinces, Nimruz is perhaps the rawest and most untamed. The desert in southwestern Afghanistan, cornering up against Iran and Pakistan, looks like something out of Mad Max: a post-apocalyptic wasteland where only camel herders and smugglers seem to thrive.
The Nimruz police chief Khawja Jailani Abu Bakr said the suspected suicide bomber claims to from Iran. Thumbnail. Security officials in the western province of Nimruz have said that the Afghan security forces have foiled a coordinated suicide attack by a Taliban bomber in the province. Nimruz police chief ...
In a corner of the southern Afghan desert, scorched by heat and thrashed by sandstorms, Nimruz is one of Afghanistan's most remote and lawless provinces. Enjoying little international aid or government authority, it is also one of the least developed. However, there is hope for progress. But that hope is ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. The official added that winter is not the actual season for Afghanistan exports but we will start sending our products to India through Chabahar Port ...
He said that initially Afghanistan will send its products from Nimruz Province to Chabahar Port and will also solve problems if occurred in the transit trade route. He told IRNA that Afghanistan has decreased its exports from Karachi-Torkham and Karachi-Chaman routes of Pakistan due to ongoing problems.
Ali Asghar Mirshekari elaborated more on that operation saying "in the past few days, an operation to release a hostage was carried out in Nimruz city in Sistan and Baluchistan province, which some foreign hostile media outlets mistook Nimruz of Iran with a province in Afghanistan with the same name.".
According to the statement, any compromise and interaction with the ISIS, especially in Ghor, Farah, Badghis, Herat and Nimruz provinces, will ...
Nimruz province, located in southwestern Afghanistan, is known for its lawlessness, and as Foreign Policy noted in September, is “a microcosm ...
In a new video released by the Taliban, the group assembled a large number of fighters and vehicles in Nimruz province in southwestern ...
... and Balochistan Republican Army (BRA) are directly funded by RAW, which had established training camps in Kabul, Kandahar and Nimruz.
The pair traveled to Nimruz, one of the country's most dangerous provinces — rife with smugglers, addicts, and Afghans looking to cross the ...
Of all of Afghanistan's lawless provinces, Nimruz is perhaps the rawest and most untamed. The desert in southwestern Afghanistan, cornering ...
Security officials in the western province of Nimruz have said that the Afghan security forces have foiled a coordinated suicide attack by a ...
Security officials in the western province of Nimruz have said that the Afghan security forces have foiled a coordinated suicide attack by a ...
In a corner of the southern Afghan desert, scorched by heat and thrashed by sandstorms, Nimruz is one of Afghanistan's most remote and ...
Another Afghan district has slipped from the government's control and fallen to the Taliban. Today, the Taliban overran Tala Wa Barfak district in ...
Afghans accused of smuggling opium were held last year in Zaranj, the capital of Nimruz Province, where Mullah Abdul Rashid Baluch was the ...
Zaranj is the capital of Nimruz — by many measures the most isolated province in Afghanistan, at the remotest southwest corner of the country ...
Opium poppy field in Gostan valley, Nimruz Province, Afghanistan (Representational image). (Source: Wikipedia). Tirap district administration, Narcotics Control Bureau along with police, army and para military forces destroyed 191 acres of illegal ...
It connects Delaram (border city of Afghanistan) to Zaranj (Capital of Nimruz province of Afghanistan). Construction of this project started in 2005 and road was opened for trade in year 2009.
In Afghanistan, the border starts from Nimruz, Helmand, Kandahar and Zabul in the south, to Paktika, Khost, Paktia in the centre and finishes at Nangarhar and Kunar in the north.
"We have regional offices in Kandahar, Nangarhar, Nimruz and Herat provinces where refugees returning to Afghanistan are provided with aid and assistance which comprise of food items provided by the WFP [World Food Program] and medicines provided ...
... operations and the planning and commanding of more than 35 special operations missions with numerous U.S. special operations forces, other government agencies and multinational special forces throughout Helmand, Kandahar and Nimruz provinces.
The Taliban is earning up to $400 million annually from the illicit drugs, particularly from the restive Southern provinces of Helmand, Kandahar, and Nimruz. This income from drugs goes to fund the Taliban's war engine, which has continued for more ...
... Red Cross, will be among the speakers. See the full programme and/or register for the webcast. (TOP PHOTO: Afghans start their journey to Europe in trucks on this road in Afghanistan's Nimruz Province near the border of Iran. Credit: Jim Huylebroek ...
Balochistan has a vast area encompassing Iran's Sistan-Balochistan province and a significant portion of Kandahar, Helmand and Nimruz provinces in southern Afghanistan and the large chunk that has been under Pakistani occupation since 1948. "Currently ...


 

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