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26 Daesh gunmen slain in ongoing Khogyani operation

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Dec 14, 2017 - 19:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Military officials on Thursday claimed killing at least 26 Daesh gunmen during four days of an ongoing joint forces operation in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province. Launched four days back, the Afghan National...
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24 Taliban, Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar

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Dec 07, 2017 - 18:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Senior figures, including a shadowy district chief, were among 24 Taliban and Daesh militants killed during Afghan Special Forcces’ operations in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Thursday. The governor’s spokesman,...
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300 Daesh-recruited youth being trained in Darzab

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Dec 07, 2017 - 15:57
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three hundred youths, who recently joined Daesh militants, are receiving training in the Darzab district of northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said on Thursday. Baz Mohammad Dawar, acting administrative chief for Darzab,...
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Drone strike leaves 25 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar

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Dec 06, 2017 - 13:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) -- fighters have been killed in a drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal...
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Daesh rebels steel desks, chairs from Jawzjan school

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Dec 04, 2017 - 18:28
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Gunmen loyal to so-called Islamic State (IS) or Daesh have stolen desks and chairs from the High School in Darz Ab district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday. The governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Raza...
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‘Daesh to be defeated like Taliban in the north’

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Dec 03, 2017 - 20:47
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): As many as 3600 militants have been killed and another 2500 wounded in the northern zone of the country during this solar year, a military commander said on Sunday.
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Daesh-Taliban clash in Nangarhar leaves 6 dead

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Nov 29, 2017 - 14:30
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six Daesh (Islamic State) fighters have been killed and as many wounded during a clash in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, the army said on Wednesday. A statement from the 201st Selab Military Corps said the...
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Nangarhar airstrike kills 16 Daesh rebels

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Nov 25, 2017 - 21:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two commanders were among 16 Daesh or Islamic State militants killed in an airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. The airstrike was carried out last night in Momand Dara’s...
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Daesh rebels continue to get equipment: Achin residents

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Nov 25, 2017 - 13:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province say Daesh (Islamic State) rebels continue to receive support, with the result that the militant group is regaining strength with each passing day. At a meeting,...
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18 Daesh eliminated in Nangarhar airstrike, clash

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Nov 20, 2017 - 15:37
جلال اباد (پژواک، ۲۹ لړم ۹۶): د ننګرهار چارواکي وايي چې د دغه ولایت په اچين او چپرهار ولسواليو کې د هوايي بريدونو او وسله والو نښتو له امله د يوه قوماندان په ګډون ۲۲ داعش وسله والو ته مرګ ژوبله اوښتې ده.
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Daesh restricted to limited areas in Nangarhar

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Nov 19, 2017 - 19:11
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A military commander on Sunday said operations against Daesh or Islamic State group were underway in four districts of eastern Nangarhar province.
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7 dead as Taliban, Daesh clash in Nangarhar

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Nov 11, 2017 - 20:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh and Taliban fighters have been killed during a clash between the rival groups in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. The Nangarhar governor’s spokesman, Attaullah...
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Daesh claims credit for Pakistani diplomat’s murder

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Nov 08, 2017 - 08:55
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Khorasan chapter of the Islamic State (IS), a Middle Eastern terrorist outfit also known as Daesh, has claimed responsibility for the killing of a Pakistani diplomat in Afghanistan. Rana Nayyar Iqbal, an employee of the...
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Clashes between Taliban, Daesh resume in Nangarhar’s Khogyani district

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Oct 28, 2017 - 18:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fierce clashes between the Taliban and Daesh also known as Islamic State (IS) have resumed in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. District Chief Mubarez Khadem said clashes erupted...
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23 dead as Taliban-Daesh clashes rage in Jawzjan

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Oct 25, 2017 - 10:35
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least 13 Daesh and 10 Taliban militants have been killed during ongoing clashes between the rival factions in Qush Tepa district of northern Jawzjan province since Monday night, an official said on Tuesday.
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Civilians among dozens killed in Taliban-Daesh clashes

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Oct 20, 2017 - 14:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight civilians and 26 militants were killed during clashes between Taliban and Daesh groups in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province.
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16 Daesh, Taliban insurgents join peace process in Jawzjan

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Oct 18, 2017 - 18:21
SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four Daesh rebels and 10 Taliban have joined reconciliation process in northern Jawzjan province, while police northwestern Faryab province handed over 58 different kinds of weapon to Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups...
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Daesh asked to accept Red Crescent Society’s impartiality

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Oct 16, 2017 - 19:18
JALALBAD (Pajhwok): The Red Crescent Society head for the eastern zone on Monday asked Daesh or so-called Islamic State group to recognize the society as an impartial body. Mohammad Iqbal Saeed told reporters on the sidelines of the launch of...
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Casualties as Taliban, Daesh clash in Jawzjan

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Oct 16, 2017 - 18:05
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Six Taliban and five Daesh rebels have been killed and 15 others wounded during a series of clashes between the rival groups in northern Jawzjan province, local officials said on Monday. Governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Reza...
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Daesh presence in Afghanistan ‘exaggerated’: Nabil

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Oct 13, 2017 - 16:53
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Representatives from 17 countries and international organizations attended the sixth round of talks --- this time aimed at enhancing cooperation among regional security forces --- in western Herat province on Friday. On the...
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