Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 16, 2018 Dozens of Afghan police officers have been killed in two attacks claimed by the Taliban in north and central Afghanistan, just days before parliamentary elections that the militants have threatened to disrupt. A militant assault on security outposts in the northern Samangan region on October 16 killed several
February 20, 2018 RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan An explosion has killed at least three tribal elders and wounded two in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province, while at least nine police were killed in attacks elsewhere in the war-wracked country, officials say. The three tribal elders were killed when a bomb went off on February 20 in
1TV: Few days ago, the central government replaced Abdul Karim Khadam, a senior member of Jamiat-i-Islami, with Abdul Latif Ibrahimi as the governor of the northern Samangan province. The move was, however, rejected by Kadam and Jamiat-i-Islami leadership. The party and the government reached agreement over the issue and the new governor will take office
Ayaz Gul VOA News February 18, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s political crisis deepened Sunday when a second provincial governor defied a presidential order for his removal. On Saturday, President Ashraf Ghani’s office approved and announced the appointment of new heads for five provinces, including Samangan in the north, as part of efforts to improve local Afghan
Khaama Press: Qari Saifuddin Sadat, chief of the High Peace Council (HPC) for northern Samangan province has been gunned down close to his residence in the provincial capital Aibak. Click here to read more (external link).