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12/12/2018 BNA 250 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Helmand Governor of Helmand province reported from defeating, killing and wounding of hundreds of Taliban in a month in that province. Mohammad Yasin Khan governor of Helmand during a news conference said Taliban were defeated in Helmand and are currently unable to confront and combat with Afghan militaries. He added that in the less than a month, 250 Taliban including their shadow governor for Helmand with 11 local commanders were killed and dozen other Taliban have been injured. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/36076-250-taliban-insurgents-killed-in-helmand.html
12/12/2018 Reuters Afghan forces abandon district after Taliban pressure Afghan forces abandoned a remote district in the west of the country, leaving the area to Taliban insurgents after the government failed to resupply dozens of troops stationed there, provincial officials said on Wednesday. https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-afghanistan-security/afghan-forces-abandon-district-after-taliban-pressure-idUKKBN1OB1SF?rpc=401&
12/12/2018 BNA Three Wolesi Jirga Candidates Injured By Unknown Gunmen Three candidates of Wolesi Jirga were injured by unknown gunmen in Logar province yesterday evening. Shahpoor Ahmadzai spokesman for Logar governor told BNA, convey of three Wolesi Jirga candidates were moving from Logar to Kabul, targeted by unknown gunmen. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/36077-three-wolesi-jirga-candidates-injured-by-unknown-gunmen.html
12/12/2018 AfghanistanTimes 43 militants killed in military drill The Afghan security forces have killed at least 43 insurgents and wounded 25 others in fresh military crackdowns conducted across the country within past 24 hours, officials said Wednesday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and Afghan Air Force (AAF) conducted raids in different areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Ghazni, Khost, Logar, Zabul, Urzgan, Samangan, Faryab and Helmand provinces, in which 43 Taliban insurgents were killed and 25 others wounded. http://www.afghanistantimes.af/43-militants-killed-in-military-drill/
12/11/2018 Reuters Iraq to seek exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday he would send a delegation to the United States to seek an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow Baghdad to keep importing gas from Tehran. https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-iran-nuclear-iraq-usa/iraq-to-seek-exemption-from-u-s-sanctions-on-iran-pm-idUKKBN1OA23C?rpc=401&
12/11/2018 BasNews IS Attacks Police Forces in Khanaqin, Casualties Reported A group of Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked on Tuesday night a unit of the Iraqi Federal Police in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin, in Diyala province, killing one policeman and injuring five others, an official said. Head of local administrative council, Samir Mohammed, told Kurdistan 24 that the extremists carried out the surprise attack near the village of Mubarak, noting that the killed was taken to the forensic department while the injured to the Khanaqin General Hospital. http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/kurdistan/486632
12/11/2018 AfghanistanTimes Second ANA chopper crashes in Kandahar within 2-days Second chopper of the Afghan National Army (ANA) hascrashed in southern Kandahar province within two days, this time injuring acrew chief, official said Tuesday. Two days ago, at least five people received injures when a helicopter belongs to (ANA) crashed in the same province Kandahar. http://www.afghanistantimes.af/second-ana-chopper-crashes-in-kandahar-within-2-days/
12/11/2018 AfghanistanTimes 12 killed in suicide attack on security forces convoy in Kabul A Taliban suicide bomber targeting convoy of theAfghan security forces at the outskirts of Kabul—the capital city, has killed 12,while the same other received injures, security official said Tuesday. Kabul Police Spokesman Basir Mujahid told Afghanistan Times that four security forces and eight civilians inducing two women were killed in Paghman district in western Kabul when a suicide bomber struck a security convoy http://www.afghanistantimes.af/12-killed-in-suicide-attack-on-security-forces-convoy-in-kabul/
12/11/2018 ToloNews Blast Targets Security Forces Convoy In Kabul,, 2 kiled A convoy of Afghan forces was targeted by a suicide attack in Paghman district in the west of Kabul on Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed. The MoI spokesman Najib Danish said that at least four security force members and eight civilians including two women were were killed and six security force members and three civilians were wounded in the incident. https://www.tolonews.com/index.php/afghanistan/blast-targets-security-forces-convoy-kabul
12/10/2018 BasNews IS Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Diyala Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi came under another attack by the Islamic State (IS) overnight on Sunday in Diyala province. The attack was carried out on Hashd al-Shaabi’s 110 Brigade which consists of Kurdish Fayli locals of Khanaqin and its surrounding areas. http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/iraq/486182