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Tag: Afghanistan

Airstrikes, Fierce Battles In Afghanistan: 53 Taliban Militants Killed in 24 Hrs
Airstrikes, Fierce Battles In Afghanistan: 53 Taliban Militants Killed in 24 Hrs

The Afghan security forces have recently beefed up security operations against the Taliban militants.

Danish
World Through Danish Siddiqui's PoV – A Tribute

Danish Siddiqui – the name that was a force to reckon with in Photojournalism. Danish was killed on the night of July 15 in strife-torn Afghanistan while covering clashes between the Taliban and Afghan Special Forces. This is a tribute to the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who headed the India multimedia team at Reuters.

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Pulitzer Winner Indian Journalist Danish Working For Reuters Killed In Afghanistan
Pulitzer Winner Indian Journalist Danish Working For Reuters Killed In Afghanistan

Afghan special forces had been fighting to retake the main market area of Spin Boldak in Kandahar province when Siddiqui and a senior Afghan officer were killed in what they described as Taliban crossfire, an Afghan commander told Reuters.

Afghan Security Forces Launch Operation to Retake Border District From Taliban
Afghan Security Forces Launch Operation to Retake Border District From Taliban

Afghan Taliban and their local associates are active in Pakistan's border regions, sources told VOA as Pakistan has acknowledged that bodies of militants killed in Afghanistan arrive in Pakistan, and wounded Taliban are treated in local hospitals.

Afghanistan
40 Taliban Militants Killed In Afghan Airstrikes

Twenty militants died and 35 others were injured when the air force targeted hideouts in Dilaram district in western Nimroz province, according to the Ministry.

Armed Afghan Women Take To The Streets Against Taliban Militants
Armed Afghan Women Take To The Streets Against Taliban Militants

The Taliban has been sweeping across rural Afghanistan, taking dozens of districts including in places such as northern Badakhshan province, which 20 years ago was an anti-Taliban stronghold.

Taliban Militants Surround Major Afghan Cities
Taliban Militants Surround Major Afghan Cities

Unverified videos posted on social media appeared to show Taliban fighters speeding towards the centre of the Qala-i-Naw city on motorcycles. Amid the chaos, there was a jailbreak at the local prison.

24 Taliban Militants, 3 Civilians Killed In Afghanistan
24 Taliban Militants, 3 Civilians Killed In Afghanistan

In the neighbouring Nangarhar province, 15 Taliban militants were killed and eight wounded after the Afghan Air Force targeted a Taliban hideout in the suburban Hisarak district on Saturday.

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Last German Troops Leave Afghanistan

The last of the remaining German troops have left Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of deployment in the war-torn country, Defence Minister said Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Afghan Gun Battles: 24 Taliban Militants Killed, 15 Injured
Afghan Gun Battles: 24 Taliban Militants Killed, 15 Injured

Sixteen militants were killed and 10 others wounded as Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted overnight operations in Seh Darak, Enayat and Zakhil localities in Kunduz city, 250 km north of Kabul, the official told Xinhua news agency.

Terrorist Safe Havens Must Be Dismantled For Enduring Peace In Afghanistan: India
Terrorist Safe Havens Must Be Dismantled For Enduring Peace In Afghanistan: India

"For enduring peace in Afghanistan, terrorist safe havens and sanctuaries must be dismantled immediately and terrorist supply chains disrupted. There needs to be zero tolerance for terrorism in all its forms and manifestations"

78 Taliban Militants Killed In Afghanistan In 24 Hrs
Afghan Forces Retake 2 Districts Amid Intense Fighting, Over 50 Militants Killed

Khan Abad district in Kunduz was retaken on Monday, while Chah Ab district in Takhar was seized last week.

Taliban Insurgents Capture Another Afghan District For 3rd Straight Day
Taliban Insurgents Capture Another Afghan District For 3rd Straight Day

The fate of more than a dozen members of the security forces in the district remained unclear because the telecommunications system was down, provincial councillor Abdul Ahad Alibek said.

Afghanistan
UN Report Nails Pakistan Again, Reveals Al Qaeda Leadership Resides In Af-Pak Region

A United Nations Security Council report released earlier this week has once again established that a significant part of the leadership of Al Qaeda resides in the Afghanistan and Pakistan border region and that the terrorist organization, founded in 1988 by Osama bin Laden, and like-minded militants continue to celebrate developments in Afghanistan as a victory for the Taliban's cause and thus for global radicalism.

MHA Seeks Applications For Citizenship From Non-Muslim Refugees
MHA Seeks Applications For Citizenship From Non-Muslim Refugees From Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh

The Union home ministry on Friday night issued the notification for immediate implementation of the order under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Rules framed under the law in 2009.

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15 Dead In Afghanistan As Taliban Announces Eid Ceasefire

At least 15 people, mainly civilians, were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the same day Taliban militants announced a nationwide three-day ceasefire for the upcoming Eid-al0Fitr holidays.

Afghan Flash Floods: 78 Killed, Over 32 Missing
Afghan Flash Floods: 78 Killed, Over 32 Missing

At least 78 people have died in Afghanistan due to heavy rainfall and flash floods in the past week, the country's National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) said on Saturday.

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US To Deploy Additional Forces To Afghanistan As Withdrawal Underway

Washington: The White House has said the US military will send additional forces to Afghanistan to protect US and coalition forces during the withdrawal. White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine…

Afghan Exterminates Taliban Militants: Many Killed In Airstrikes & Gunbattle
Afghan Exterminates Taliban Militants: Many Killed In Airstrikes & Gunbattle

Ghazni (Afghanistan): Afghan fighting planes targeted the Taliban hideouts in the restive Muqar and Gilan districts of eastern Ghazni province on Saturday, killing 12 insurgents and injuring six others, the…

78 Taliban Militants Killed In Afghanistan In 24 Hrs
78 Taliban Militants Killed In Afghanistan In 24 Hrs

Kabul: At least 78 Taliban militants were killed in various operations conducted by Afghan government forces in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence announced on Thursday. “Forty-four Taliban…

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Joe Biden Announces Complete US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Washington: US President Joe Biden has announced that all US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan before September 11, a move to end the longest war in American history. “The…

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US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan Unlikely By May 1: Biden

New York: President Joe Biden has indicated that the US is unlikely to meet the May 1 deadline set by his predecessor Donald Trump to get American troops out of Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference in Washington on Thursday, Biden said: “It’s going to be hard to meet the May 1 deadline. Just in terms […]

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First Ever 'Chadar' Sent By Afghan President To Ajmer Dargah

New Delhi/Ajmer: Signalling the further strengthening of diplomatic and cultural relations with India, Afghanistan President has sent a ‘Chadar’ to the world famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah through its diplomatic mission in New Delhi. The Annual 809th ‘Urs Mubarak’ of Khawaja Gharib Nawaz is ongoing in Ajmer. This is the first ever sacred ‘Chadar mubarak’ sent […]

Afghan-Blasts
28 Civilians Killed, 47 Injured In Bomb Blast Across Afghanistan In Last 3 Days

Kabul: At least 28 civilians lost their lives in bomb blasts across Afghanistan, while 47 others were injured in the last three days, according to officials. In the first deadly blast that took place in Kabul on Sunday, nine people were killed and 20 others injured, Xinhua news agency quoted Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi as […]

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24 Injured In Afghanistan Car Bombing

Kabul: At least 24 people were injured in a car bombimg outside a district police station in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Monday, police said. “The car bomb was detonated outside the central police station of Daman district at around 10.30 a.m. Initial information found 24 people, including 13 civilians were wounded by the explosion,” a […]

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