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Airstrikes kill 29 insurgents in S Afghanistan 

Airstrikes kill 29 insurgents in S Afghanistan 

LASHKARGAH, Mar. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 29 armed militants were killed during air attacks by Afghan air force in Helmand province, south of Afghanistan, on Saturday, Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement released here on Sunday."The air force's warplanes targeted hideouts of Taliban militants in Gereshk, Nadali, Nahr-e-Saraj, Sangin and Marjah districts of southern Helmand...

Afghan youth must oppose American dominance in homeland

Afghan youth must oppose American dominance in homeland

TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian Brigadier General Ghadir Nezami told the visiting Afghan deputy minister of defense for policy and strategy that Afghans should resist US dominance in their motherland.“The young generation of Afghans should not allow their homeland to get dominated by US, and they should rely on their own domestic potentials, instead” said Brigadier General Ghadir...

Afghan army destroys Taliban command center, defuses 30 bombs 

Afghan army destroys Taliban command center, defuses 30 bombs 

KABUL, Feb. 6 (Press Shia) –The Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel destroyed a Taliban control and command center in a mountainous province and defused 30 improvised bombs, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday."The ANA Air Force launched airstrikes on Monday in Wardoj district, Badakhshan province, destroying an enemy control and command center together with four vehicles and amount of weapons...

12 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in N Afghanistan 

12 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in N Afghanistan 

FAIZABAD, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of 12 militants have been killed as the Afghan government forces warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an army spokesman said.The government forces aircraft, including helicopter gunships, according to spokesman in the northern region Nasratullah Jamshidi, bombed Taliban hideouts in...

16 insurgents killed in eastern Afghan provinces 

16 insurgents killed in eastern Afghan provinces 

JALALABAD, Dec. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Sixteen insurgents of Taliban and ISIL group were killed in two eastern Afghan provinces, authorities said Saturday.Two Tajikistani militants of ISIL terrorist group were killed after a NATO-led coalition forces' drone struck Langari Kando locality of Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province at around midday Saturday, a provincial government spokesman,...

Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 5 in S Afghan province 

Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 5 in S Afghan province 

LASHKAR GAH, Nov. 11 (Press Shia) – Four people including three Taliban fighters and one Afghan army personnel were killed and five soldiers sustained injuries after a suicide bomber targeted a military camp in Nawa district of the southern Helmand province on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Omar Zawak said."A Taliban terrorist riding an explosive-laden car was attempting to enter...

Over 90 Taliban militants killed in operation in Southern Afghanistan

Over 90 Taliban militants killed in operation in Southern Afghanistan

MOSCOW, Oct. 08 (Press Shia) – More than 90 militants from the Taliban terrorist group were killed in a set of raids held in the Gereshk district of the southern Afghan province of Helmand during the last two weeks, local media reported.The Pajhwok news agency reported Saturday citing the police chief of the district about the Taliban victims in the operation...

5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

KABUL, Aug. 21 (Press Shia) – Five Taliban militants were killed following an airstrike conducted by Afghan Special Forces in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, the government military said."On Monday morning, on a confirmed tip off, Afghanistan Operational Coordination Group (AOCG) carried out an airstrike on a Taliban position in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province,...

Taliban's attack repelled in N Afghanistan, 10 militants dead 

Taliban's attack repelled in N Afghanistan, 10 militants dead 

SHIBERGHAN, Aug. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – As many as 10 Taliban militants were killed in an Afghan forces' counter-attack operation in northern Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday."Unknown number of militants attacked army positions in Jangal-e-Arigh area of Aqcha district Friday. The army personnel launched a counter-attack raid, killing 10 militants," Nastraullah...

Almost 1700 civilians died in Afghanistan in last 6 months

Almost 1700 civilians died in Afghanistan in last 6 months

KABUL, Jul. 18 (Press Shia) – Of the more than 1,700 dead civilians reported in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2017, the United Nations attributed 327 -almost a fifth of the total- to the pro-governmental forces.The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) confirmed a total of 1,662 dead civilians between January 1st and June 30, including 174 women confirmed as dead,...

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