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News Afghanistan » Khost: Afghanistan- Seven members of a single family martyred in Khost

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096451311/Afghanistan-Seven-members-of-a-single-family-martyred-in-Khost
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report-KABUL: At least seven members of a single family embraced martyrdom after the Afghan air forces carried out strike in Khost province, the resident claimed. However, the government official brushed aside the report.

News Afghanistan » Khost: Afghan nomads trapped, hungry as Pakistan blocks access to grazing land

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/20-Feb-2018/afghan-nomads-trapped-hungry-as-pakistan-blocks-access-to-grazing-land?show=preview
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A recent assessment by a German aid group found that 200,000 Kuchis were trapped in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost with enough food for only two weeks, said Kinga Komorowska, country director for French charity Action Against Hunger.

News Afghanistan » Khost: Pakistani Taliban Confirms American Drone Killed Deputy Chief

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/pakistani-taliban-confirms-american-drone-killed-deputy-chief/4249703.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

While American officials rarely comment on Pakistan-specific anti-terrorism drone operations, tribal sources and local intelligence officials at the time had confirmed Sajna and his fighters were returning home from the adjacent Afghan province of Khost ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: Pak-Afghan border: Fencing to finish by 2019

News channel or source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/198782/pak-afghan-border-fencing-finish-2019/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

During a media briefing held in Katon Fort at Ghulam Khan border area adjoining Afghanistan’s Khost province, a senior official of Pak Army said that work on fortification and management of Pak-Afghan border will be complete by December 2019. Elucidating ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: 28 militants killed as gov't forces continue operations in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136987462.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Afghan soldiers have also discovered and defused 37 anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines in the country over the past 24 hours. Describing the ongoing operations against armed groups in the troubled areas of Nangarhar, Khost, Ghazni, Helmand ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: NWA – transforming from poppy cultivation to hub of trans-regional trade

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/10/nwa-transforming-from-poppy-cultivation-to-hub-of-trans-regional-trade/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

... as a new trade road with Afghanistan and the Ghulam Khan crossing would be third major trade route linking Afghanistan’s Khost with Miranshah. Miranshah is strategically located to provide a shortest link between Russia, central Asian states and ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: Afghanistan: Factsheet February 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/afghanistan-factsheet-february-2018
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In 2017, 58,817 refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and nonneighboring ... 87,247 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency biometrically registered in Khost province and verified in Paktika province. UNHCR Facilitated Voluntary ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: Two EPCs each bag 15MW solar projects in Kandahar, Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/zularistan-and-turkeys-77-each-bag-15mw-solar-projects-in-kandahar-afghanis
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Afghanistan government has signed an agreement with two EPCs ... ZEFA has also submitted proposals for Nanghahar province (40MW), Farah (12MW), and Khost (10MW). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) last year approved a US$44.76 million grant to support ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: Rubin ’80 discusses morality, challenges of journalism

News channel or source: http://www.browndailyherald.com/2018/02/14/rubin-80-discusses-morality-challenges-journalism/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“Costly Afghanistan Road Project Marred by Unsavory Alliances.” The article covered the complications of the construction and corruption surrounding the Gardez-Khost Highway, an ill-maintained American-funded infrastructure project. She discussed this ...

News Afghanistan » Khost: Pakistan blocking access to grazing land leaves Afghan nomads trapped, hungry

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1639039/3-pakistan-blocking-access-grazing-land-leaves-afghan-nomads-trapped-hungry/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A recent assessment by a German aid group found that 200,000 Kuchis were trapped in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost with enough food for only two weeks, said Kinga Komorowska, country director for French charity Action Against Hunger.