News Archive Total: 19798

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3/15/2019 journalism.co all-female CNN crew shows a different reality of life in Afghanistan CNN chief international correspondent, Clarissa Ward discusses security measures, ethical challenges and sitting down for an interview with the Taliban chief as a white, western, female journalist https://www.journalism.co.uk/podcast/thirty-six-hours-with-the-taliban-cnn-reports-what-life-is-like-in-the-territory-today/s399/a735953/
3/15/2019 ABCNews Local TV journalist killed in eastern Afghanistan Police say a local TV journalist was shot and killed in eastern Afghanistan, less than a week after a journalist in the southern Helmand province was wounded by a sticky bomb attached to his car. Abdul Rahman, a police officer in the eastern Khost province, says Sultan Mahmoud Khirkhowa, a journalist with the local Zhman TV and radio, was killed Friday by two men on a motorcycle who opened fire on his vehicle. https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/local-tv-journalist-killed-eastern-afghanistan-61716737
3/14/2019 ABNA US airstrike kills 5 Afghan soldiers At least five Afghan soldiers have been killed and nearly a dozen more wounded in a US airstrike in Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan, the Afghan Ministry of Defense says, blaming a “lack of proper coordination” between the sides for the incident. According to a statement released by the Afghan Defense Ministry on Wednesday, the incident occurred near an Afghan army post on the outskirts of the provincial capital, Tarin Kot, overnight on Tuesday. http://en.abna24.com/news//us-airstrike-kills-5-afghan-soldiers_933085.html
3/14/2019 Rferl Rival Police Clash In North Afghan City In Spat Between President, Ex-Governor Gunfire has broken out in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif between police who are loyal to a powerful former provincial governor and the central government's Special Police Forces. RFE/RL's correspondent in Mazar-e Sharif reports that fighting erupted on March 14 as the Special Police Forces were escorting a newly appointed police chief, Abdul Raqib Mobarez, to police headquarters in the capital of Balkh Province. There was no immediate confirmation about casualties resulting from the violence. https://gandhara.rferl.org/a/rival-police-clash-in-north-afghan-city-in-spat-between-president-ex-governor/29821301.html
3/14/2019 BasNews IS Kills One Policeman, Injures Six Civilians in Northern Diyala The Islamic State (IS) insurgents killed one Iraqi policeman, while wounding six civilians, in a mortar attack on Wednesday evening in Qara Tapa district, northern Diyala province, locals reported. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, Mohammed Omar, the chief for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Qara Tapa, said that among the injured are three women and children. http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/iraq/508137
3/14/2019 Reuters U.N. to seek multi-billion dollar aid pledges for Syria The United Nations will seek billions of dollars in additional aid for Syria on Thursday, seeking to overcome fatigue among donors after eight years of civil war and divisions over how to deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. With 11.7 million people needing emergency aid in Syria, many of those children, the United Nations is seeking $3.3 billion for victims there and $5.5 billion for refugees in the region, a similar call to 2018. http://news.trust.org/item/20190314085256-87312/
3/14/2019 IraqiNews MP Khafaji killed in Kadhimiya bombing MP, Ahmed al-Khafaji, of Badr Organization within the Iraqi National Alliance was killed in the bombing that took place in Kadhimiya city in Baghdad https://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/mp-khafaji-killed-in-kadhimiya-bombing/
3/12/2019 IraqiNews Six aides to IS chief Baghdadi killed in airstrike on Iraq’s Anbar Six top aides to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were killed Tuesday in an airstrike that targeted their 4×4 cars in the Iraqi province of Anbar, a military source was quoted as saying. “Iraqi jet fighters, using intelligence information, targeted six Islamic State warlords, who used to aid the group’s chief Abdu Bakr al-Baghdadi, while driving 4×4 cars in the desert of of Ar-Rutbah, west of Anbar,” the source told the Arabic-language Alghad Press news website. https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/six-aides-to-is-chief-baghdadi-killed-in-airstrike-on-iraqs-anbar/
3/12/2019 IraqiNews U.S.-led coalition warplanes kill two Islamic State militants in Kirkuk Two Islamic State militants were killed Tuesday in an airstrike by the U.S.-led international coalition warplanes in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk, a security source was quoted as saying. “Jet fighters of the U.S.-led international coalition targeted a gathering of Islamic State terrorists near al-Rashad district, in southern Kirkuk,” the source told Watan News Agency. https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/u-s-led-coalition-warplanes-kill-two-islamic-state-militants-in-kirkuk/
3/12/2019 AfghanistanTimes Airstrike kills 13 civilians in Ghazni At least 13 civilians were killed after an air attack targeted a passenger minibus in Ghazni province, residents said. The incident took place early Tuesday in the Andar district, according to residents who said the attack came from a military helicopter. The residents could not identify if it was a US helicopter or it belonged to Afghan air force. http://www.afghanistantimes.af/airstrike-kills-13-civilians-in-ghazni/