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News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: Afghanistan denies China is building military base in Badakhshan

News channel or source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/283045-afghanistan-denies-china-is-building-military-base-in-badakhshan
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

BEIJING: Afghanistan has refuted claims that China wants to establish a military base in the northeast province of Badakhshan in a bid to extend its presence in Afghanistan, a Chinese Defence journal “China Military” reported while quoting an Afghan ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: ONSC rejects Chinese military presence in Badakhshan province

News channel or source: https://www.khaama.com/onsc-rejects-chinese-military-presence-in-badakhshan-province-04510
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) has rejected the reports regarding the presence of the Chinese military in northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. A statement by the Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) said incorrect ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: US Air Campaign in Afghanistan Hits Targets Near Tajik and Chinese Border

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/us-air-campaign-in-afghanistan-hits-targets-near-tajik-and-chinese-border/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

targets in Afghanistan’s northeastern province, Badakhshan. The region, mountainous and remote, is often characterized as difficult to cement control over. It is also the rumored site of a future military base, to be built for the Afghan army with ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: Meet ETIM, the terrorist group the US just bombed in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/meet-etim-the-terrorist-group-the-us-just-bombed-in-afghanistan/article/2648676
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

A statement from the NATO-led operation Resolute Support said that U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province Thursday destroyed training camps and other fighting positions that supported operations conducted by both the Taliban and ETIM.

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: Chinese separatists targeted in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/10/chinese-separatists-targeted-in-afghanistan/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The airstrikes began Feb. 2 in northeastern Afghanistan’s remote, mountainous Badakhshan province, destroying training camps and fighting positions in the Wurduj district. The area was once relatively peaceful but fell under Taliban control in 2015 and ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: The people who know no war: Afghanistan's most isolated corner

News channel or source: https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/12/02/2018/The-people-who-know-no-war-Afghanistan-s-most-isolated-corner
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Afghan Wakhi nomad families travelling on yaks in the Wakhan Corridor in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan on October 7, 2017. AFP / Gohar Abbas "War, what war? There has never been a war," Begium says, poking at a dying fire of yak dung, though she ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: Illegal Mining: Headache For Afghanistan Government, International And Local Investors – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/12022018-illegal-mining-headache-for-afghanistan-government-international-and-local-investors-oped/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

According to Global Witness, the Taliban and other armed groups are earning up to $20 million/year from Afghanistan famous lapis lazuli of Badakhshan region. Global standards of mining operations have developed to understand that unless mine operators ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: General: U.S. Struck Afghanistan Training Camps Used by Taliban-Linked Chinese Jihadists

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/02/09/general-u-s-struck-training-camps-in-afghanistan-used-by-taliban-linked-chinese-jihadists/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Gen. Hecker noted that ETIM Chinese Uighur (or Uyghur) terrorists operate in China and the along the international boundary the Asian giant shares with Afghanistan, particularly in the province of Badakhshan. China’s Muslim Uighur-majority Xinjiang ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: 8 militants killed in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/8-militants-killed-afghanistan-134446167.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 13 (ANI): At least eight militants were killed and six others got injured in operations carried out by the Afghan forces in northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. The Khaama Press quoted the 209th Shaheen Corps of the ...

News Afghanistan » Badakhshan: US Targets Chinese Uighur Militants, Taliban in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096456080/US-Targets-Chinese-Uighur-Militants-Taliban-in-Afghanistan
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KABUL - An air raid last Sunday on Badakhshan set a record for the number of precision-guided munitions launched at one time from a B-52 bomber, the US military said. The US military says it carried out a series of ...