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Friday November 30, 2018
Ghazni City (BNA) As many as 12 armed oppositions were killed during air raid led by Coalition Forces in relevant areas of Ghazni province last night.
Col. Fazul Khuda Ibrahimkhail spokesman of 203 Tander army corps told BNA reporter, the air attack carried out by Coalition Forces in vicinity of Geroy district of the province.
M.A.Ansari

Friday November 30, 2018
Herat City (BNA) At least 28 armed oppositions were killed during clashes started between two groups of Taliban militants in western Herat province.
The clashes took place between fighters of Mullah Rasoul (Dissident of Taliban group) and Mullah Haibatullah leader of Taliban in Herat.
Abdul Ahad Walizadah spokesman of Herat police headquarters told BNA reporter, the conflicts took place between members of Mullah Rasoul and Mullah Haibatullah, in which 28 insurgents from both sides were killed and hundreds families were forced to leave their houses.
17 other militants from both sides were wounded during the conflicts.
Herat has been among the relatively calm provinces in West of Afghanistan, but the security situation in some of its remote districts has started to deteriorate comparatively during the recent years.
Insider clashes between Taliban militants is not a rare action, already several times clashes have been occurred among the terrorist group in Herat province, which caused casualties to civilians as well.
M.A.Ansari

Friday November 30, 2018
Farah City (BNA) At least 11 anti-government militias including their three local commanders were killed during air attack carried out by Coalition Forces in western Farah province last night.
Muhibullah Muhib spokesman of police headquarters in Farah told BNA correspondent, the insurgents have been targeted in Takht Tewsak and Kora Gazi regions of Farah city the provincial capital of the province.
The bodies of local commanders named Mullah Abdul Zaher Kotak, Abdul Salam Hanzalah and Mullah Abdul Shakor Ramati were among the dead.
Two vehicles and some heavy and light weapons belonged to Taliban have been destroyed during the air attack, Muhib added.
M.A.Ansari

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Three civilians were martyred during military operation led by NATO and Afghan security forces in central Parwan province late yesterday. According to reports, NATO and Afghan security forces mistakenly targeted a house that lived civilians in Jabul Saraj district of the province. Gen. Mohammad Mahfouz Walizada police chief of Parwan told BNA correspondent, three civilians were martyred following the incident. The operation was launched to detain Wazir head of a villain band and commander of irresponsible armed gunmen in the area, but mistakenly NATO and Afghan security forces target civilians’ house, Walizada added. Afghan security forces and NATO troops said nothing about the event so far. M.A.Ansari

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Afghan air forces targeted hideouts of ISIS fighters in eastern Nooristan province last night. Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, the ISIS members have been targeted in Wannt Waigal district of the province. The ISIS fighters were involved on organizing a series of terrorist activities that targeted by Afghan Air Forces. It has been said, there were no damages on part of civilians following the attack. According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating five round of mines succeeded to prevent bloodiest incidents in Nooristan province. No individual or groups has commented regarding the failed mine plantings so far. M.A.Ansari

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Deadly clashes erupted between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province last night. The clashes took place, when Afghan security forces started fire on a group of Taliban militants those riding motorcycles, in which six terrorists were killed, a senior commander of Afghan National Army in the south of the country reported BNA. There were no casualties on parts of Afghan security forces following the conflicts, the source added. M.A.Ansari

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan presided over signing of a memorandum of understanding worth $240 million with Asian Development Bank on Wednesday, which will connect Daikundi, Urozgan, Ghor, Nooristan and Nimroz with a single power network. Upon completion of the project by ADB, these five provinces will be connected with a single electrical grid. M.A.Ansari
Friday, 23 November 2018 10:53

400 War-Affected Families Received Aids

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) About 400 war-affected families have been received assistances in eastern Nangarhar province. Press office of Nangarhar provincial office by releasing a statement reported that, rice, bean, flour, cooking ghee, salt, tea and winter clothes have been distributed to 400 war-affected families in this round. The aids have been provided by a charity organization, the statement added. M.A.Ansari

Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) The signing ceremony of the Grant Agreement for the Phase II of the project “Promoting Cross-Border Cooperation through Effective Management of Tajikistan’s Border with Afghanistan” took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan on November 22, news.tj reports. The Agreement was signed by Mr. Hideki Tanabe, Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Tajikistan Office and Dr. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator also UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan. Representatives of the Government of Tajikistan, namely the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, the First Deputy Commander of Border Troops, the Deputy Chairman of Customs Services under the Government of Tajikistan, the Deputy Chairman of Drug Control Agency under the President of Tajikistan and others attended the ceremony. According to JICA Tajikistan Office, the Government of Japan has allocated 506 million Japanese yen (appr 4.6 million US dollars) for the second phase of the project for the period of three years. The project aims to promote stability and security in the bordering areas of Tajikistan and Afghanistan, as well as to enhance livelihoods of people living in bordering areas. Before signing the Agreement, both the Chief Representative of JICA and UNDP Resident Representative emphasized the importance of cooperation in implementing projects aimed at supporting both effective border management and improving well-being of people through trade facilitation and job creation. To this end, JICA is also implementing Livelihoods Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas project through UNDP. Through these projects the components such as construction of infrastructure, provision of training and procurement of equipment are completed. JICA understands that ensuring security and promoting trade between Tajikistan and Afghanistan is a challenge for the Government of Tajikistan. However, it is very important for promoting security and enhancing well-being of the people that is a prerequisite for regional stability as a whole. Therefore, JICA will continue seeking for the best ways to support the Government of Tajikistan in achieving its efforts. JICA began its technical cooperation with Tajikistan in 1993 by inviting Tajik officials to gain knowledge and experience on governance and macroeconomics development. As of January 2018, a total number of participants to JICA’s Knowledge Co-Creation Programs, formerly called the Training Programs, has exceeded 2100 people. JICA Office was established in Tajikistan in 2006 and since then various Grant Financial Assistance and Technical Cooperation projects have been implemented more dynamically, aiming at improving living standard of Tajik people for the sectors such as agriculture and rural development, water supply, health, transport, energy, capacity building as well as SME promotion. JICA’s cumulative investment portfolio in Tajikistan in all sectors comprises 35 projects amounting to more than 349,6 million USD (82 million USD for Technical Cooperation and 267,5 million USD for Grant Assistance), including 13 on-going projects. Trend Ansari
Friday November 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) As many as 11 anti-government militias were killed during air operation led by Afghan air forces in eastern Nangarhar province last night. Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA correspondent, the operation conducted in vicinity of Khogyani district of the province, in which 11 terrorists and 2 others were wounded. It has been said, several hideouts belonged to the terrorists have been destroyed during the operation. There were no damages on parts of civilians and Afghan security forces during the air operation. M.A.Ansari
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