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Khost Destination Guide

Touring Khost in Afghanistan

Khost in the region of Khowst with its 96,123 citizens is a city located in Afghanistan - some 93 mi or ( 149 km ) South-East of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Khost

Time in Khost is now 07:23 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yakubi, Valibazkotkay, Tarakey, Khulbisat, and Kabul. Being here already, consider visiting Yakubi . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Khost ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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DIRT!

4:11 min by WILDMANC130
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Assault ..

Zeroz pt1

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1st encounter of our intredid duty bound heroes fighting crime in big city ..


Soldier Fail

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In Afghanistan, our convoy was waiting for EOD to arrive and detonate an IED in the road. I was standing by this red, nasty, sewage runoff and decided to go to the front of our perimeter... but I trip ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Al Sadeeq training camp

The Al-Sadeeq training camp is one of the training camps in Afghanistan, near Khost, that American intelligence officials have asserted were used to train individuals with ties to al Qaeda or the Taliban. Salah Muhammad Salih Al Dhabi was accused of attending the Al-Sadeeq training camp, in the factors favoring continued detention, presented to his Administrative Review Board. Al Dhabi said he did not complete his training program, stating he attended the camp, for a week, in 1997.

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Located at 33.33 69.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Al-Qaeda activities

Khowst Airfield

Khowst Airfield is a military airfield in Afghanistan.

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Located at 33.33 69.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Khost Airfield

The Khost Airfield is situated 2 miles southeast of the town of Khost, Afghanistan and 9 miles northeast of the Pakistan border in a valley surrounded by high terrains from West and East.

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Located at 33.33 69.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Khost

Camp Chapman attack

The Camp Chapman attack was a suicide attack against Forward Operating Base Chapman, a key facility of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009. The base is located near the eastern Afghan city of Khost, in a stronghold of the Taliban movement. One of the main tasks of the CIA operatives stationed at the base was to provide information for drone attacks against targets in Pakistan.

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Located at 33.34 69.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Afghanistan–Jordan relations, Afghanistan–United States relations, Al-Qaeda, CIA activities in Asia and the Pacific, Jordan–United States relations, Mass murder in 2009, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2009, Wars involving the Taliban

Sekhamir Kalay

Sekhamir Kalay is a village and the center of Gurbuz District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.2875|N|69.9125|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,207 m altitude in the northwestern part of the district.

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Located at 33.29 69.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Khost Province

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Khost