Taliban claimed army abandon and flee with helicopters from 5 CPs and battalion in Khoji area of Marghab Badghis last night, APC/pickup truck/ZPU-1/Dshk/mortar seized by insurgents. 14 gunmen from 2 CPs in Ghorchaqo area surrender themselves and their weapons

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

20 March 2019
[email protected] warns International Criminal Court the US may impose visa restrictions on those investigating Americans or allies for their actions in Afghanistan. "Don't assume you'll get a visa," he serves notice on ICC. Says US oversees its own.
MFA Russia spox Zakharova: We have noted a recent significant aggravation of the military-political situation in Afghanistan. The Taliban have carried out a series of major attacks on the government forces' military bases and checkpoints
Last night US and ANDSF conducted night raid in Sahako area of Zurmat district, Paktia province.  5 villagers including one father and 3 sons killed brutally, one Madrasa and many houses destroyed.5 day ago
Last night US and ANDSF conducted night raid in Sahako area of Zurmat district, Paktia province. 5 villagers including one father and 3 sons killed brutally, one Madrasa and many houses destroyed.
Gunmen have shot and injured a local journalist in Khost Province,south of Afghanistan, in this week it is second attack on journalists in Afghanistan. On Tuesday anther Local Journalist Nesar Ahmad was wounded by a main explosion in his car in the Helmand.5 day ago
Gunmen have shot and injured a local journalist in Khost Province,south of Afghanistan, in this week it is second attack on journalists in Afghanistan. On Tuesday anther Local Journalist Nesar Ahmad was wounded by a main explosion in his car in the Helmand.
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Taliban claimed launched clearing op this morning on Ghorchaqo area of Marghab Badghis resulting in multiple CPs and military positions overrun so far and insurgents entering the district bazaar, enemy has suffered heavy losses as clashes continue, more details later
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Taliban claimed army abandon and flee with helicopters from 5 CPs and battalion in Khoji area of Marghab Badghis last night, APC/pickup truck/ZPU-1/Dshk/mortar seized by insurgents. 14 gunmen from 2 CPs in Ghorchaqo area surrender themselves and their weapons
Afghanistan - Defense and Interior ministers arrived in Balkh to talk with Ustad Atta and the governor after the province new police chief begins working.
Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid and Acting Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi left Kabul for Balkh on Friday morning to welcome the appointment of the new police chief for the province and talk with Balkh politicians about Thursday's incident, Ministry of Defense says.5 day ago
Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid and Acting Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi left Kabul for Balkh on Friday morning "to welcome the appointment of the new police chief for the province and talk with Balkh politicians about Thursday's incident, Ministry of Defense says.
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Airstrikes kill over 30 people in Afghan province of Ghazni
In its weekly newsletter, IS highlights the Wilayat Khurasan attack on the Shi'i Kabul political rally by Afghan and Pakistani militants5 day ago
It's propaganda
In its weekly newsletter, IS highlights the Wilayat Khurasan attack on the "Shi'i" Kabul political rally by Afghan and Pakistani militants
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims it killed an American intelligence spy in Chawkay district, Kunar6 day ago
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims it killed an "American intelligence spy" in Chawkay district, Kunar
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims a double IED attack killing or wounding 4 Afghan soldiers in Jalalabad
US government displeased with comments made by Afghanistan national security advisor who accused Washington of undermining @ashrafghani government, says @StateDeputySPOX. "There is no lack of coordination" between US and Afghanistan.
Acting Minister of Interior Massoud Andarabi says that reshuffling in Balkh police was aimed at improving security situation in Balkh.
NATO chief says Afghanistan mission future depends on peace talks
6 day ago
The National Security Adviser of Afghanistan just told a room full of reporters that U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalizad is trying to "delegitimize the Afghan government," perhaps so he can take it over for himself.
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U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan: The United States calls for calm in Mazar, Balkh, and surrounding areas. Afghan security forces are tasked with protecting the Afghan people, not fighting each other over political disputes.
Gen. Abdul Raqib Mubariz took office as new police chief of Balkh province
Atmar says government, not Noor, responsible for violence in Balkh
Three injured people including one police and two civilians taken to hospital
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Balkh: The Interior Ministry says Balkh Police Headquarters Security Chief has been arrested and the Balkh Police Headquarters has been in control of the security forces.
Noor says "our people are under attack", calls on residents in Balkh to be "fully ready" to defend their "dignity"
Special forces enter provincial police HQ in Balkh, at least one injured in clash
President @AndrzejDuda: we are increasing the number of our soldiers in Afghanistan.
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US's Drone war on Taliban escalating day after day,14 drones attack during last 3days only in Taliban's stronghold Helmand. numbers of mid andlow ranks Taliban's commandersandfighters killed. "Due to moving drones, locals stopped using vehicals'. A local resident of Helmand said.
Forces loyal to the former governor of Balkh province Attah Mohammad Noor have reportedly clashed with security forces deployed from kabul. Sporadic gunfire and a number of explosions have been heard in the city, mostly close to the provincial police HQ.
Shots being fired near provincial police HQ in Balkh after government appoints new police chief
Tensions near the Balkh police command.
Troops from 1st Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles' Police Liaison Detachment out and about on the streets of Kabul protecting advisers working with Afghan police forces as part of NATO's TrainAdviseAssist mission6 day ago
Troops from 1st Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles' Police Liaison Detachment out and about on the streets of Kabul protecting advisers working with Afghan police forces as part of NATO's #TrainAdviseAssist mission
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The Afghan armed forces have repelled two Taliban attacks in western Herat and Farah provinces of Afghanistan, leaving more than 20 militants dead or wounded.
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According to military sources, Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Alahsay district of Kapisa province killing Taliban commander Amanullah and two other leaders.
The Special Forces of Afghan National Police discovered and destroyed a large cache of explosives belonging to Taliban group in southern Kandahar province.
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