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Khost (خوست) is a city in eastern Afghanistan, and the largest city of Loya Paktia. [1]

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Afghan National Army

The Afghan National Army (ANA) is the land warfare branch of the Afghan Armed Forces.

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Afghan National Police

The Afghan National Police (ANP; د افغانستان ملي پولیس; پلیس ملی افغانستان) is the national police force of Afghanistan, serving as a single law enforcement agency all across the country.

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Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Afghanistan national cricket team

The Afghanistan national cricket team (د افغانستان د کريکټ ملي لوبډله) (Persian:تیم ملی کریکت افغانستان) represents is the 12th Test cricket playing Full Member nation.

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Afghanistan National Olympic Committee

Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (IOC code: AFG) is the National Olympic Committee representing Afghanistan.

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Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Batting (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Chalmers Johnson

Chalmers Ashby Johnson (August 6, 1931 – November 20, 2010) was an American author and professor emeritus of the University of California, San Diego.

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A clinic (or outpatient clinic or ambulatory care clinic) is a healthcare facility that is primarily focused on the care of outpatients.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cricket field

A cricket field is a large grassy ground on which the game of cricket is played.

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Dave Adams (United States Navy)

Dave Adams is an officer in the United States Navy.

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Dawlat Zadran

Dawlat Zadran,دولت ځدراڼ also known as Dollat Zadran, (born 19 March 1988) is an Afghan cricketer.

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Districts of Afghanistan

This is a list of districts of Afghanistan, known as wuleswali (ولسوالۍ or wuləswāləi; شهرستان), which are one level below the provinces.

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Frost is the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually overnight.

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Gardēz (ګردېز, گردیز) is the capital of the Paktia Province of Afghanistan.

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Ghazni (Pashto/Persian) or Ghaznai, also historically known as Ghaznin or Ghazna, is a city in Afghanistan with a population of nearly 150,000 people.

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Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Khost (خوست) is a city in eastern Afghanistan, and the largest city of Loya Paktia.

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Khost (Matun) District

Khost (Matun) District (خوست ولسوالۍ, ولسوالی خوست) is situated in the central and eastern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan.

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Khost Airport

Khost Airport (د خوست هوايي ډګر) is located next to the city of Khost in eastern Afghanistan.

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Khost Cricket Ground

The Khost Cricket Ground is a multi-purpose stadium in the Khost City, Khost Province.

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Khost Province

Khost (خوست, خوست) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern part of Afghanistan.

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Khost University

Khost University (د خوست پوهنتون) (nickname: Shaikh Zayed University) is in the border town of Khost in eastern Afghanistan.

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Kurram Agency

Kurram (د کورمې قبايلي سيمه; کرم ایجنسی) is a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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Lieutenant colonel (United States)

In the United States Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Air Force, a lieutenant colonel is a field grade military officer rank just above the rank of major and just below the rank of colonel.

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List of airports in Afghanistan

This is a list of airports in Afghanistan, grouped by type and sorted by location.

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Loya Paktia

Lōya Paktiā (لويه پکتيا, lit. "Greater Paktia") is a historical and cultural region of Afghanistan, comprising the modern Afghan provinces of Khost, Paktia, and Paktika, as well as parts of Logar and Ghazni,, Andrew Krepinevich, Random House Digital, Inc., 2010,,...

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Mangal (Pashtun tribe)

The Mangal (منگل) is a Pashtun tribe, residing in Southeastern Paktia and adjacent Khost provinces of Afghanistan,and in a small village of Tari Mangal, district Kurram, Pakistan.

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Mil Mi-8

The Mil Mi-8 (Ми-8, NATO reporting name: Hip) is a medium twin-turbine helicopter, originally designed by the Soviet Union, and now produced by Russia.

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Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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Nawroz Mangal

Nawroz Khan Mangal (نوروز خان منګل) (born 28 November 1984) is a former Afghanistan cricketer.

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Noor Ali

Noor Ali Zadran (نور علی ځدارڼ) (born 10 July 1988) is an Afghan cricketer.

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Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Pashto (پښتو Pax̌tō), sometimes spelled Pukhto, is the language of the Pashtuns.

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The Pashtuns (or; پښتانه Pax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pukhtuns), historically known as ethnic Afghans (افغان, Afğān) and Pathans (Hindustani: پٹھان, पठान, Paṭhān), are an Iranic ethnic group who mainly live in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Provinces of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is made up of 34 provinces (ولايت wilåyat).

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Provincial Reconstruction Team

A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) was a unit introduced by the United States government, consisting of military officers, diplomats, and reconstruction subject matter experts, working to support reconstruction efforts in unstable states.

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Race track

A race track (or "racetrack", "racing track" or "racing circuit") is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing).

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Semi-arid climate

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

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Sharana (ښرنه, شرنه), also Sharan or Kharana, is the capital of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

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Siege of Khost

The Siege of Khost: during the nine-year Soviet war in Afghanistan in the 1980s and the subsequent Afghan civil war, the town of Khost was besieged for more than eleven years.

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Soviet–Afghan War

The Soviet–Afghan War lasted over nine years, from December 1979 to February 1989.

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Suicide attack

A suicide attack is any violent attack in which the attacker expects their own death as a direct result of the method used to harm, damage or destroy the target.

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Taliban insurgency

The Taliban insurgency began shortly after the group's fall from power following the 2001 War in Afghanistan.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.

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Urgun (ارګون) or Urgin (اورګين) is the main town of the Urgun District of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

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Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.

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Wazir (Pashtun tribe)

The Wazirs or Waziris (وزير) are a Karlani Pashtun tribe found mainly in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region of North and South Waziristan.

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Waziristan (Pashto and وزیرستان, "land of the Wazir") is a mountainous region covering the North Waziristan and South Waziristan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

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Zadran (Pashtun tribe)

The Zadran (ځدراڼ dzadrāṇ; pronounced dzādroṇ in Khost-Paktia dialect), also spelled Dzadran, Jadran and Jandran, is a Pashtun tribe that inhabits an area in eastern Afghanistan and parts of Waziristan in neighboring Pakistan.

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The Zazi (ځاځی; plur.), also spelled Zazai, or Jaji, is a Karlani Pashtun tribe.

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82nd Airborne Division

The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khost

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