Afghanistan

Farah residents want more forces deployed

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some residents of Anar Dara district in Farah province, in the west of Afghanistan, called on government to deploy more troops to the area to ensure people’s safety. The demand was made by Anar Dara district residents in a meeting with security officials including Farah governor, provincial police chief and commander of…

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Working women complain of insecurity

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk TIRINKOT: The Women Affairs Department of central Uruzgan province says many educated women are prevented from working in offices due to security problems, cultural restrictions and lack of public awareness. Local officials acknowledge only a limited number of women are working in the departments of public health and education. They, too, have to…

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Kohistan district fully cleared of Taliban

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Badakhshan officials said Friday that Kohistan district of Badakhshan province has been completely cleared of Taliban insurgents.  Badakhshan police chief Saber Arian said that during the past six days Afghan forces cleared the area of Taliban insurgents. Arian said the Taliban sustained heavy casualties but the group has not yet responded to…

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