27 June 2017

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Tuesday June 27, 2017 Firoz Koh City (BNA) Clashes ongoing between ISIS and Taliban terrorist groups in western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khatibi spokesman of Ghor governor in a telephonic contact told BNA reporter, since four days the conflicts continuing between the terrorist groups in Murghab region, Firoz Koh city the provincial capital of the province. Casualties also suffered to involved parties, but the exact number is not clear, Khatibi added. Khatibi said, clashes between ISIS and Taliban groups took place, while few days ago four ISIS fighters were killed by Taliban militants in northern Faryab province and their bodies have been transferred to ISIS-base located in Raghskan region, Ghor province, meanwhile ISIS terrorist group to take revenge started clashes with Taliban rebels.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Kabul (BNA) Over 23 armed oppositions were killed, 12 wounded and their top commander was arrested during military operations led by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country. Ministry of Defense (MoD) press office in a statement reported BNA, the operations were conducted with support of Afghan air and artillery forces to annihilate armed rebels and ensure peace and stability in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Parwan, Paktia, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Urozgan, Kunduz, Takhar and Helmand provinces. Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and war equipment belonging the terrorist group have been discovered and seized during the operations as well, the source added.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Kabul (BNA) Offered by Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) and decree of Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Shamim Khan Katawazi has appointed as eastern Paktia governor. Katawazi has higher education (Bachelor degree) and had good experiences and already worked as presidential advisor on youth affairs.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Charikar City (BNA) Three people have died due to traffic accident in Kabul-Parwan highway the other day. Wahida Shahkar spokeswoman of Parwan governor said BNA reporter, the incident took place when a military vehicle type of Ranger crashed with a civilian vehicle in Robat region, Bagram district, Kabul-Parway highway, as a result three passengers were killed and six others were injured. Ranger’ driver detained by police officials and the injuries of the event timely taken to civil hospital of Parwan province for further treatment, Shahkar added.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA) in a luncheon arranged for the house of people speaker and members, by the CE office on Sunday, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah hailed the people protest legitimate, house members’ measure great and tolerance of Kabul residents laudable in the recent incident took place in Kabul.
Calling Ramadan, the holy month of charity and kindness, the CE hoped the country’s people embrace peace and stability in the country, said a statement from his office.
The CE also called the tolerance of the people in the recent deadly incident appraisable and said demonstration was the right of any Afghans.
He also thanked the house of people for its intervening and efforts to end tension and said security and stability was demand of the entire Afghan nation.  Speaker of the house, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi said the house of people was a responsible entity which has been gravely affected by the recent incidents.  He said an extraordinary session of the house was held and special commission with membership of the representatives from 34 provinces of the country was convened, once the incident took place, to issue some approvals for tightening security and bring reforms in the security organizations, said the statement.
Ibrahim also thanked the representatives of the protesters for their acceptance of the house suggestions to collect the sit-in tents and asked the government of national unity to introduce the remaining cabinet picks for vote of confidence from lawmakers, for what he said a balance among the three government forces, according to the statement.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA)  President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended the holy Quran recitation ceremony in which peace and stability of the country was prayed, said a statement from the presidential press voice the other day.
According to the statement, the ceremony which was attended by chief justice and justice minister, Sayed Yousuf Halim, chairman of country-wide ulama council, Mawlavi Qeyamuddin Kashaf, member of high peace council and some ambassadors of the Islamic countries, prayed for restoration of peace and stability in the country.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA)  President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended the holy Quran recitation ceremony in which peace and stability of the country was prayed, said a statement from the presidential press voice the other day.
According to the statement, the ceremony which was attended by chief justice and justice minister, Sayed Yousuf Halim, chairman of country-wide ulama council, Mawlavi Qeyamuddin Kashaf, member of high peace council and some ambassadors of the Islamic countries, prayed for restoration of peace and stability in the country.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA) National Committee of Hajj with Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh held meeting on Sunday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
According to the agency, the meeting was briefed on flight schedule, scan delegation and some other related issues.  Calling Hajj process an important national program, VP Danesh said, “All related administrations are obliged to do their best to provide best services to Hajjis in order the process doesn’t face any problems, “the agency added.  In accordance with last years’ experiences, the second vice president said the Hajj process is expected to be successfully carried out this year, BNA continued.
Afterward, Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs, Faiz Mohammad Usmani briefed the session about the improvements, adding all preparations have been taken and there is not any problems in this regard.  The session also stressed on participation of experienced and professional persons’ partnership in the process.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Shurab (BNA) two senior commanders of Taliban affiliated Haqqani Network were killed on the other day in Paktika province of Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
The airstrike was conducted at 05:30 a.m. in Shekhan region of Urgun District, the statement said.  The commanders who were identified as Abdul Aziz and Ghalchakai killed along with their four other fellows, the statement noted.  These two senior commanders of Haqqani terrorist network were engaged in insurgent attacks in Paktika province, the statement added.  Separately, two commanders of the Taliban were killed on Saturday night in Zerok District of Paktika province, following the clashes with Afghan security forces.

Monday, 19 June 2017 08:01

10 Insurgents Killed in Faryab

Monday, June 19, 2017
Maimana (BNA)  a total of 10 militants have been killed and 15 others injured as clash erupted in Qaisar District of Faryab province the other day, an army spokesman said.
The clash flared up in the wee hours of Sunday and lasted for a while during which 10 armed insurgents were killed and 15 others injured, army spokesman Nasrutullah Jamshidi said.
Security forces have been chasing the militants to ensure lasting peace in the province, with Maimana as its capital 425 km northwest of Kabul.
The spokesman did not comment on possible casualties of security personnel.  Taliban militants who have intensified activities since the beginning of Ramadan or Muslim fasting month 23 days ago, are yet to make comment on the situation.

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