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FARAH CITY (Pajhwok):  Five policemen have been killed and two others injured in militants attack on police check-post in western Farah province, local residents said on Monday. Gul Aqa, the resident of locality said, insurgents stormed... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): One civilian has been shot dead and another injured by police in the Pushtkoh district of western Farah province, residents alleged on Wednesday. Abdul Jabbar, an inhabitant of the area, told Pajhwok Afghan News policemen... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Seven passengers were kidnapped by militants on the Farah-Herat highway in western Farah province on Saturday, an official said. Esmatullah, a passenger and eyewitness, said the Taliban stopped a passenger vehicle and took... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for Pushtrod district has been killed as a result of a clash in western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday. The deputy police chief, Gulbahar Mujahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News Commander Ibrahim was... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): After Pajhwok published a report about drug sales in western Farah province, police have launched an operation to arrest drug sellers and many of them have gone into hiding. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News report on... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Farah provinces has exceeded the target by four percent, showing a 20 percent hike over the previous fiscal year, an official said on Sunday. Over 381 million afghanis were collected in Farah in the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): More than 29 Qataris traders led by Al-Gharrafa Charity Director Sheikh Ali bin Abdul Al-Sani, have arrived in western Farah province to put into service development projects. Hikmatullah Nazari, the governor’s spokesman,... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed and three others wounded by a mortar shell that struck their house in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Saturday. Shahla Abu Baker, a public representative,... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Border police have detained an Iranian citizen in western Farah province for allegedly smuggling drugs to Iran, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainee was smuggling... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for Pusthrod district of western Farah province escaped unhurt from a roadside bombing, but a civilian was killed and two others wounded during a clash erupted immediately after blast, an official said Thursday... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Four Taliban insurgents have been killed and seven others wounded in security forces raid in the Khaksafid district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir said the air raid... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Deputy intelligence chief for Jawin district of western Farah province was killed by unidentified gunmen onTuesday, an official said. Governor’s spokesman, Naser Mahri, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Haji Abdur Rahim, deputy... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A former National Directorate of Security (NDS) service member and a civilian were killed separately by unknown gunmen in western Farah province, officials said on Saturday. Police spokesman Nasir Mehri told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
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FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Six policemen and eight Taliban insurgents have been killed during overnight clashes in western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News the clashes broke out after... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Eight policemen were killed as a result of a Taliban attack in western Farah province, an official said on Monday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in Regi... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 60-kilometer road has been launched in the Pashtunkot district of western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday. Asphalting of the 123-km road was initiated in 2007 by the Quest Construction... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): A driver trafficking 12 kilograms of heroin has been arrested by Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in Bakwah district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Farah police chief, Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Nine Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 17 Taliban insurgents have been killed during a clash in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday. Nasir Mehri, the governor’s spokesman,... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Truck drivers in western Farah province complain of being forced into paying bribes during their journey. Statistic show five million afghanis are paid daily in illegal gratification to police and Taliban. The truckers are... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents captured the Shibkoh district of western Farah province on Tuesday, residents said. Abdul Hakim, an inhabitant of Shibkoh, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban stormed district centre at midnight. He... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have ordered telecom companies to suspend their services in the capital and three districts of western Farah province for an indefinite period of time. Private telecom companies including AWCC, Roshan,... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Three Taliban insurgent, including notorious commander, have been killed during a clash in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A civilian was killed in a bomb ripped through a ricksha in western Farah province on Thursday, officials said. Naser Mehri, the governor’s spokesman, said the incident happened in the Gorgak area of Anar Dara district in... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Selenite, a newly discovered mine in western Farah province, is being illegally extracted by powerful individuals and the stone smuggled to Herat and Iran. The mine is located in a mountain between Awar and Anginaran... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok) Five police personnel have been killed and two others wounded in a Taliban attack in western Farah province, an official said on Thursday. Nasir Mehri, the governor’s spokesman, said the militants stormed a security check-... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): More than 40 Taliban insurgents have been killed and as many more wounded during a clearing operation in the Balabulok district of western Farah province, local officials said on Tuesday. The Afghan forces launched the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least 15 militants, including three commanders, have been killed in a joint Afghan-NATO operation in western Farah province, officials said om Tuesday. Naser Mehri, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and two others wounded when police forces from a security post opened fire on a car in Adraskan district of western Herat province, officials and residents said. The incident took place when the car... read more