Al Jazeera: A senior US commander has apologised after a series of controversial leaflets were dropped in Afghanistan. The pamphlets, distributed on Tuesday in Parwan province, north of Kabul, were deemed “highly offensive” by Major General James Linder. Images used showed a white dog, with a passage from the Quran used in Taliban banners superimposed on its side, fleeing
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 20, 2017 An Afghan official says eight Afghan security guards have been killed by gunmen who opened fire on them in the northern province of Parwan. Two others were wounded, Bagram district Governor Abdul Shokoor Qudosi said. The guards from Bagram air base were killed when their vehicle was attacked
KABUL, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — A Taliban key commander, Mullah Naeem Koor, nicknamed Emadudin, has been killed in the eastern Parwan province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Monday. “Acting upon intelligence report, the units of Civil Order Police launched special operations in Siagurd district of Parwan province last night; as
KABUL, July 20 (Xinhua) — One militant was killed and 12 others detained during a special operation in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Parwan overnight, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. “The personnel of Afghan army’s 201 Selaab Corps conducted a night operation in Qalacha locality of Parwan province last night. As a result one
Anwari was the leader of Hezb-e-Harakat, Islamic Movement Party of Afghanistan, and was under treatment in India. Sources have said Mr. Anwari was suffering from cancer and died as he was he undergoing treatment in India. Born in 1956 in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. Mr. Anwari has served in numerous governmental posts, including the provincial governor of
VOA News Ayesha Tanzeem June 2, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Regional officials in Afghanistan say Taliban abducted at least 17 passengers in the north of the country late Wednesday. Zabiullah Amani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, said the passengers, local residents of Balkhab district, were traveling to the capital of Sar-e-Pul province when Taliban kidnapped them. He said local
Press TV April 24, 2016 A senior commander of the Taliban militant group has been killed during an operation conducted by security forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Parwan. “During a special operation of Afghan National Police, deputy Taliban so-called district governor for Shinwari district of Parwan Province, named Alamuddin, was killed,” the Afghan Interior Ministry said in
1TV: An Afghan cement plant on Tuesday recommenced cement manufacturing after remaining shut for 20 years. Jabal-u-Siraj cement plant which is located in central Parwan province restarted producing cement after having been shut for 20 years, an official release said. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News Ayaz Gul April 5, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Officials in Afghanistan say that a suicide blast in the central Parwan province Tuesday killed at least six people and wounded at least 22 others. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Seddiqi confirmed the attack in the Siah Gerd district, saying almost all the victims were civilians, including women. He
Antiwar.com: Pentagon officials promised an investigation into an incident today in which a US soldier in a watchtower opened fire on an Afghan boy, shooting and killing him outside the Bagram airfield in Parwan Province. Click here for more (external link).