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MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban blocked the Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic on Monday, leaving many people on both sides of the road, passengers said. The driver of a passenger vehicle, wishing to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News dozens of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A woman and a minor child have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in northern Faryab province, where another woman was electrocuted, an official said on Wednesday. Both the incidents took place in Khawaja Sabzposh... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban shot dead a former militia leader and his wife in Pashtunkot district of northern Farayb province, an official said on Wednesday. The incident took place in Surkhab area of the district on Tuesday night, the provincial... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 27-years-old man hanged himself to death in Maimana city, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Gen. Mohammad Nader, provincial crime branch chief told Pajhwok Afghan News, Abdul Jalil, 27, hanged... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An official of the Almar district of northwestern Faryab province was killed and six others were wounded in two separate bomb explosions on Sunday. The provincial police headquarters confirmed the incidents and said Rawzadin... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An important member of the Taliban movement has been killed along with his son in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. District chief Rahmatullah Qaisari told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA CITY (Pajhwok): The forced marriage level has decreased in northwestern Faryab province this year, thanks to enhanced public awareness and efforts for eradicating unfair customs, officials say. The claim came at a meeting on ‘Women’s... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Another education official has been arrested over corruption and misuse of authority charges in northern Faryab province, an official said Tuesday. The education chief for Pashtunkot district, Mohammad Akbar, was arrested after... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A young woman has committed suicide by hanging herself in the Khanchar Bagh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Dortaj Yamaq Khaliqi, the district’s administrative chief, confirmed that Shakira... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Illegal extraction of stucco deposits in Sherin Tagab district of northern Fayab province has been underway for the past two years involving powerful individuals and militants. Discovered seven years back, the stucco deposits... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a man along with his son while 12 Taliban have been killed in an airstrike in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Syed Sharafuddin, chief executive of Sherin Tagab district... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Afghan military on Sunday said about 3,300 insurgents have been killed in the country’s north and northeast and another 2,200 wounded over the past seven months. A statement from the Afghan National Army (ANA)’s 209th... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead three religious scholars in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. District chief Rahmatullah Qaisari told Pajhwok Afghan News Mulavi Mujeeb, Mullah... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Suspected militants have abducted two Agriculture Ministry employees after killing their driver in Dawlatabad district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday. The two officials --- Nooruddin and Mohammad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man shot dead his mother and brother in law over their alleged sexual relationship in Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The security official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhowk): A notorious Taliban commander has shot dead his driver on the charge of spying in the Khawaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Farayb province. Mullah Ameen, the Taliban commander in the district, identified the victim as Jan... read more
MAIMANA CITY (Pajhwok): The attorney office in northern Faryab province has arrested the education director for Kohistan district on corruption charges and misuse of authority, an official said on Sunday. Provincial Prosecutor Farid Shirzai Ghori... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local official on Saturday claimed that at least 130 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 90 others wounded during the air-and-ground operations in northwestern Faryab province. Gen. Amanullah Mobeen, commander for 209th... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An explosion was occurred inside the police headquarter of northwestern Faryab province on Wednesday, but caused no casualties, officials said. Deputy provincial police chief, Col. Mohammad Naim Andarabi, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A minor child has been sexually assaulted by a 17-year-old boy in Maimana city, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Provincial Crime Branch Chief Brig. Gen. Nader told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and one wounded in a bomb blast inside a clinic in the Khwaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province on Monday morning. Abdullah Masoomi, the district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some sales women associated with handicraft industry in north western Faryab province accused government for not addressing their problems and exploring market for their products. The lack of proper place in the market and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 43 Taliban insurgents, including four commanders, have been killed during a security forces’ operation in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province, a military official said on Sunday. Gen. Jannat Gul, 209th... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials confirmed on Sunday Taliban insurgents had overrun a strategic area called Bandar in the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province. Hundreds of militants staged attacks from different directions on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 23 Taliban militants, including two notorious commanders, have been killed during a fierce clash in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. The clash erupted two days ago when a convoy of 100 tank and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A child was killed and 12 other people were wounded as mortar shells allegedly fired by Taliban insurgents hit civilian homes in Pashtunak district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday. A security source told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight security personnel, including seven commandos, have been wounded in a militants’ attack on the forces convoy in northwestern Faryab province, a reliable source said on Saturday. Over one hundred armored military tanks,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least 20 people have been killed or wounded in a clash between Taliban and Daesh militants in the Qosh Tepa district of northwester Jawzjan province, officials said on Saturday. The district's administrative chief,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two people were shot dead by unidentified gunmen while an elderly man was severely beaten by an upraising group commander in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday. Local officials said the two men were killed... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  At least eight Taliban insurgent have been killed and Bukhar-i-Qalah village recaptured by security forces during an operation in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Col. Amir Mohammad, an official... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials confirmed on Tuesday the fall of three security posts and a bazaar of the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province to the Taliban. Ghaibullah Mirzad, commander of Afghan forces and uprising groups in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Families who fled violence in Pashtunkot district and now living in the capital of northwestern Faryab province say the government should ensure security in their areas in order they could return. The families have recently... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 19-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself inside her home in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, a security official said on Monday. The security official, who wished to go... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six members of a local uprising group and four policemen have joined Taliban’s ranks in Qaisar and Pashtoonkot districts of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Qaisar district chief Rahmatullah Qaisari said... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 19-year-old girl was found dead on Sunday in the capital of northwestern Faryab province, where Taliban insurgents killed an Afghan soldier, officials said. Police said the young woman’s body was found in the limits of the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan forces besieged by Taliban militants in Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province said they were eating spoiled and leftover food as they had no access to edible items. The besieged soldiers, in a... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction work on the district administration building for Khan Char Bagh district in northwestern Faryab province launched on Thursday, when a medical clinic in the same town was inaugurated. District chief Durtaj Khaliqi... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an influential figure in northwestern Faryab province on Monday morning, an official said. A security source said Eng. Mohammad Sidiq Emaq was gunned down 20 metres from a border police base in the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 18 insurgents, including group leaders, have been killed and another 13 injured during security forces round-the-clock raids in northern Faryab province, police said Wednesday. Provincial police chief Gen. Delawar Shah... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An armed motorcyclist shot dead an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and his son in Qaisar district of northern Faryab province on Monday. Separately, one civilian was killed and three others injured during a clash between... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six individuals, including two women and a child, have been killed as a result of a traffic accident in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. Police chief, Rahmatullah Turkistani, said the accident took... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have made advancement in the Gerizwan district of northwestern Faryab province and pushed back militants up to three kilometres from the Sarchakan Bazaar, an official said on Saturday. District Chief Abdul... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel deserted four security check points in Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province after being surrounded by militants, officials said on Monday. An official, wishing anonymity, said... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A primary court has sentenced the education director of northwestern Faryab province to one year and four months in jail and the human resource head to eight months. Ghulam Sakhi Bayan, director of department, and Islamuddin... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Zabihullah Mujahid, one of the two Taliban’s official spokesmen, has been injured during a clash with security forces in northern Faryab province, security officials said on Tuesday, a claim the rebels rejected. Brig. Gen.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 13 civilians, including 10 children, have been killed by a mortar shell in the Dawlatabad district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday. The district police chief, Col. Niamatullah Tofan,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News helped end the financial woes of a man who offered his three years old daughter for sale to find money for the burial of his wife in northwestern Faryab province. Amrullah’s wife was diagnosed with... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general‘s special representative for Afghanistan has expressed concern over the security situation and fragile political environment in the country. During his trip to northwestern Faryab province on Tuesday,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least nine insurgents have been killed and seven others wounded during a security forces’ operation in Ghormach and Dawlatabad districts of northern Faryab province. Ahmad Javed Baidar, the Faryab governor’s spokesman, said... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The provincial education department head and another senior official have been arrested on charges ranging from fraud, forgery and corruption in northern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday. Farid Ghori, head of the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 200 Taliban insurgents suffered casualties during the battle for Lowlash, the centre of Kohistan district in northern Faryab province, officials said Thursday. The rebels captured the Kohistan district center on July... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have retaken control of the Kohistan district in northwestern Faryab province, an official claimed on Wednesday. Dilawar Shah Dilawar, Kohistan police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban fled the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Authorities on Tuesday said at least 140 Taliban insurgents, including some shadow district chiefs, have been killed during air and ground operations in three districts of northern Faryab province. Police Brig. Gen. Delawar... read more
  MAIMANA (Pajhwok): As many as 130 pro-government uprising members have joined the Taliban in the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Abdul Karim Yourish, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Public representatives in northern Faryab province on Sunday said some 200 security men and uprising forces faced death after being besieged by the Taliban in Kohistan district. The Taliban overran a neighborhood in Kohistan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have overrun the Lowlash area of the Kohistan district centre of northwestern Faryab province, officials acknowledged on Sunday. Elsewhere in the north, the militants captured Taywara district after fierce... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least four individuals have been killed and 23 others wounded in three separate traffic accidents in northern Baghlan and Faryab provinces, officials said on Saturday. Faryab Traffic Management head Karimullah... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A vehicle was burnt to ashes on Wednesday when a convoy of security forces came under Taliban attack in the Khawaja Sabz Posh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yoresh told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) troops were killed in a roadside bombing in Almar district of northern Faryab province on Tuesday, the district chief said. Mohammad Saleh Saleh, the Almar district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five policemen have been killed and a sixth captured by Taliban in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. The district chief, Abdul Jamil Siddiqi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants have been killed and 19 others wounded during separate clashes with security forces in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. The governor’s spokesman, Ahmad Javed Baidar, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northern Faryab province on Saturday said Uzbekistani militants in Afghan Taliban ranks used advanced weapons   designed for long range shooting in targeting Afghan security forces. Three... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Drugs are being sold openly in northwestern Fayab province, with the authorities concerned failing to crack down on the illicit business, officials and residents claimed on Saturday. Abdullah, a resident of Pashtunkot district... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven shops worth one hundred thousand dollars are being constructed on state-owned land that has been wrested back from local strongmen after 16 years of encroachment. The shops are being built in the provincial capital... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four students have been killed during an armed clash between the militants and security forces in western Faryab province, a local official said on Friday. Abdul Massomi, administrative chief for Khwaja Sabzposh district, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Sixteen members of a local uprising group, led by Gul Ahmad, have joined Taliban’s ranks in the Khwaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday. Mansoor Azizi, police chief for the Maimana-... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Women in northwestern Faryab province acknowledge significant progress in political, education and other fields over the past 15 years, but view growing insecurity, negative traditions and discrimination as main challenges.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven people, including three civilians and one security official, were killed after militants ambushed a military convoy in northern Faryab province on Saturday. Faryab police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban militants ambushed and killed three brothers in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province on Monday, police said. Pashtunkot police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News the three brothers --- Mullah Habibullah, Mullah... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local police have arrested three persons for carrying away three dead bodies of insurgents in Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province on Monday. Faryab police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurash told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 22-year-old girls was mysteriously killed on Sunday in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yoresh confirmed the incident and said investigative team of the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A resident of Sherin Tagab district, negotiating the release of captive with the Taliban, has been shot dead in northwestern Faryab province, local officials said on Sunday. Syd Sharif, acting district chief, said the Taliban... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five policemen, 10 militant and a woman have been killed as a result of clashes in different districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman, Abdul Karim Yourish, said the Taliban... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 35-year-old woman committed suicide by poisoning herself in Maimana city, the capital of northwestern Faryab province on Saturday, an official said. Provincial police spokesman, Abdul Karim Yurish, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A group of seven Daesh -- or so called Islamic State (IS) -- militants has been captured by Taliban in the Balcheragh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. A security official, who wished to... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Militants have shot dead a religious scholar and his daughter in the Andkhoi district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. District chief Sultan Mohammad Sanjer accused the Taliban for the killing of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A border police commander survived a rocket attack that struck his vehicle and injured his two bodyguards in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Police chief Abdul Karim Yourish said security forces and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Qurai Shaikhi area of Khwaja Sabz Posh district in northwestern Faryab province fell to the Taliban on Wednesday night, local officials said on Thursday. District Chief Abdullah Masoomi said lack of cooperation, withdrawal... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least five people including an uprising commander have been killed in Qurghan district while a man was gunned down in Bacheragh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said Thursday. Local officials said five... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two public order policemen and five Taliban insurgents have been killed during a clash in Sherin Tagab district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday. Police spokesman, Abdul Karim Yourish, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds supporters of First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum in northwestern Faryab province accused some groups within the government for staging conspiracy which resulted in deprivation of Dostum from his legal powers... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The governor of northwestern Faryab province has asked religious to stoutly support the security forces and reject external pressures in this regard. Provincial government officials and civil society activists sought support... read more
MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and 10 others sustained wounds in a traffic accident in northwestern Faryab province on Monday. The early morning accident occurred when two vehicles collided on the Qarmaqol-Dawlatabad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An uprising group commander and his four fighters were killed in a Taliban ambush in northwestern Faryab province on Monday, an official said. A local security official, who wished to go unnamed, confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have set a girls school on fire in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday. Education Director Ghulam Sakhi Bayan confirmed the incident, saying gunmen torched... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban attack on Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, has been repulsed effectively by security forces, an official said on Tuesday. Governor Syed Anwar Sadaat said: “Some Taliban on Monday night launched... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Gunmen shot dead petroleum products director for northwestern Faryab province in his office on Thursday, officials said. Two gunmen entered director Naqibullah’s office located in the first district of Maimana City, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Taj Mohammad Jahid on Monday arrived in northwestern Faryab province to assess security situation. and development projects will be implemented in all areas, Interior affairs minister remarked in a visit to... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northwestern Faryab province acknowledged on Wednesday the Taliban had captured a strategic area in Balcharagh district, forcing the security personnel to beat a retreat. Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested Taliban Commander Farooq Pashakhani after a clash with militants in northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The Taliban commander was held and his fighter killed while they were... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A delegation tasked to resolve the dispute between Jamiat and Junbish parties came under armed attack in Pashton Kot district of northwestern Faryab province but no casualties reported, officials said Sunday. Pashton Kot... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): More than 80 schoolgirls and their three teachers mysteriously fell ill and were hospitalized in northern Faryab province on Wednesday, when the world celebrated the women’s day. The suspected poison attack took place in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Khwaja Sabzposh district chief in northwestern Faryab province has accused policemen of handing over the strategic Shahsawar valley to the Taliban. Abdullah Masumi told Pajhwok Afghan News three policemen conspired to... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces on Tuesday claimed killing at least 30 Taliban militants and injuring another 26 during a clash in northwestern Faryab province. The clash erupted after armed militants ambushed a supply convoy of security... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A mass grave has been discovered in Maimana city, the provincial capital of northwestern Faryab province, local officials said on Saturday. Col. Mir Amanullah Zafir, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents have shot dead a district police chief’s son and a policeman in northwestern Faryab province, local officials said on Tuesday. Col. Mir Amanullah Zafir, deputy police chief, said Khwaja Sabz Posh police head... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 26 people were killed and six others wounded in a fresh snowstorm in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. Faryab Governor Sayed Anwar Sadat told Pajhwok Afghan News that 70cm and 80cm snowfall had... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least four villages have been cleared and three police check posts recaptured from militants as a result of ongoing operations in Khawaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday. Deputy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Drivers on Thursday staged a protest demonstration in the capital of northwestern Faryab province against extortion by armed commanders. The drivers from Pashtunkot, Balcharagh, Garziwan and Kohistan districts protested in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Commander of the local uprising movement and his seven family members have been killed in the Almar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Abdul Karim Yurash, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six security personnel, including three policemen, have surrendered to the Taliban in the Khwaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province, a well-placed source revealed on Tuesday. An official, who wished to go unnamed... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Several drug addicts have been rehabilitated at the personal expense of two uprising commanders in the Balcheragh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. On the other side, Faryab police collected... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of ulema, tribal elders, women and civil society activists in northwestern Faryab province on Saturday supported Afghan security forces, asking militants to join the peace process. At a gathering in Maimana, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 16-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted before being killed in the Balcharagh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurash told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): religious scholars, tribal elders and civil society activists from northwestern Faryab province have praised Afghan forces for capturing six kidnappers and asked government to publicly execute them. A week ago, the body of a... read more
MAIMANA/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A former National Directorate of Security (NDS) employee was among three others gunned down separately in north-eastern Badakhshan and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Saturday. Abdullah Masomi, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A high school student was found dead Monday after remaining missing for one and a half months in northern Faryab province, an official said. The slain boy had been kidnapped by unknown gunmen from Maimana, the provincial... read more
MIMANA (Pajhwok): A policeman has been shot dead by his friend in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourash told Pajhwok Afghan News 2nd Lt. Mohammad Tahir was killed by his friend... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and scores, including an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander, wounded in a suicide attack in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province on Thursday, an official said. Rahmatullah Qaisar, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan forces have broken the siege of Almar district in northeastern Faryab province, but tactically retreated to avoid casualties, local officials said on Tuesday. Provincial police chief Col. Mir Amanullah Zafer said three... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban have beaten up a man with rifles butt and barrel until his death in the Gerizwan district of northwestern Faryab province, local officials and residents claimed on Saturday. District Policea Chief Maj. Abdul Sammad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Fresh university graduates in northwestern Faryab province have asked the government to provide them jobs in the public sector institutions. As many as 1,400 students have newly graduated from the literature, human rights,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three teenage Taliban prisoners escaped from the jail on Saturday and joined the Taliban ranks in northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Deputy Police Chief Col. Mir Amanullah Zafir told Pajhwok Afghan News two were... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A number of Junbish-i-Milli Afghanistansupporters in northern Faryab province on Sundayspurned recent allegations from Ahmad Eshchi as a smear campaign against Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum. Dozens of tribal elders,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Zafar-21 military offensive has ended after clearing of eight villages and killing of seven militants in the Sherin Tagab district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Governor Syed Anwar Sadaat... read more
MIMANA/SHEBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two children and a judge have been killed in two separate traffic accidents and three children wounded in a mortar shell explosion in northern Faryab and Jwzjan provinces, officials said on Monday. Sultan Sanjer, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been freed from Taliban’s captivity in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday. The soldiers had been abducted after a private helicopter they were traveling in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three people, including a woman, have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northwestern Faryab province, police said on Tuesday. An illegal armed group member and his friend were killed by unknown assailants in Dara... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Ulema Council members and workers of the Islamic education department on Tuesday sought the removal of the education director of northwestern Faryab province, warning of more protests if their demand was not met. The protestors... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A boy and a girl have been killed by the girl’s relatives in northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Rahmatullah Qesari, the Qesari district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the couple had love affair and had... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The president’s special representative for Central Asian countries has said implementation of an irrigation project would water 100,000 hectares of farmland in four districts of northwestern Faryab provinci. Mohammad Shaker... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The governor of northwestern Faryab province on Thursday criticized a number of ministries for failing to carry out development projects and accused them of negligence and incompetency. Sayed Anwar Sadat said the ministries of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three insurgents were killed and four wounded during a clash with a pro-government militia in northern Faryab province where a 19-year-old girl hanged herself to death, officials said on Monday. Col. Mir Amanullah, deputy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three Taliban fighters, including a judge of the group, have been killed and four other wounded in the Shireen Tagab district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The causalities resulted from a clash... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Saturday shot dead two civilians seized from a passenger bus in the Sherin Tagab district of northeastern Faryab province, an official said. The district’s administrative chief, Syed Luqman Kharik,identified the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven people were killed and 10 others, including the bride, were wounded on Thursday when a mortar shell hit a house where a wedding party was underway in Khawaja Sabz Posh district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Thirty-one people, mostly militants, have been killed and wounded during an ongoing operation in Khwajah Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province, local officials said on Wednesday. Governor Sayed Anwar Sadat told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): 13 people, including 11 children, have been wounded in separate incidents of violence in Almar and Ghormach districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. Governor Syed Anwar Sadaat told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan forces, led by First Vice-President  Abdul Rashid Dostum, on Thursday recaptured Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Ghormach district fell to Taliban militants after a fierce clash... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Militants stormed a police check-post in Khawja Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province, killing five policemen and capturing the post, the district chief said on Thursday. Abdullah Masoomi said the Taliban attacked... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Gen. Abdur Rashid Dostum,currently on a visit to Farah province, has said some internal and foreign circles are trying to send 7,500 Daesh, or Islamic State (IS), rebels to northern Afghanistan. He said the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban captured the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province following a fierce clash with security forces on Tuesday, an official said. Syed Abdul Baqi Hashimi, a provincial council member, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A key Taliban member and an uprising commander have been killed in separate security incidents in northern Baghlan and Faryab provinces, officials said on Wednesday. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the Taliban stormed... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A high school student was stabbed to death in the capital of northern Faryab province on Tuesday, security officials said. Mohammad Zahir Rahmani, the first police district’s chief in Maimana, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said Taliban militants shot dead a woman in a revenge attack in Kohistan district of northern Faryab province. A security official, wishing not to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News that two Taliban... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 1,000 families have left homes and moved to safer places over the past two days in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province amid ongoing clashes between security forces and insurgents, local officials said on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A number of residents of northwestern Faryab province say the Taliban militants have blocked the transportation road to Kohistan district from the past two months, leaving the residents with acute shortage of food items.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Power supply to the capital and four other districts of northern Faryab province was cut off once again during a clash between security forces and militants on Sunday, , officials said.   Abdul Karim Yorsh, police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A prosecutor and two Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel have managed to escape Taliban’s captivity in western Farah province, local officials said on Friday. Col. Niamatullah Toofan, police chief for Dawlatabad district, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three uprising group members and nine militants have been killed during clashes in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Police Chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Nabi Alham, told Pajhwok Afghan News Taliban attacked... read more
HERAT CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Sixteen Taliban militants were killed and several others wounded during a nighttime military raid and a separate clash in western Herat and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Sunday. Najibullah Najibi, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and one wounded in a roadside blast in northwestern Faryab province on Wednesday, an official said. Maj. Fazal Ahmad Dawari, spokesman for 209th Shaheen Military Corps,... read more
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A  20-member group of armed men led by Abdul Karim and Mohammad Ayub have joined the Taliban ranks in the Grizwan district of northwestern Faryab province, a reliable source said on Tuesday. The district police Chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A district attorney has been shot dead by Taliban militants while offering prayers in western Faryab province, authorities said on Sunday. Qazi Jalal, judge for Balcharagh town, was gunned down last night, Khwaja Sabzposh... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in roadside explosion on Qaisar-Almar road in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Rahmatullah Qaisari, administrative... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five Afghan local police (ALP) personnel and four Taliban militants were killed during a clash in northern Faryab province on Wednesday, an official said. Maj. Nizamuddin Qaisari, the Qaisari district police chief, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A policeman and a civilian were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb strapped to the back of a donkey set off in the capital of northern Faryab province, an official said.  Mir Amanullah, the provincial deputy police chief,... read more
SHIBERGHAN/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Four Taliban militants and an Afghan soldier have been killed in northern Faryab province and elsewhere a blast injured a district police chief in western Ghor province, officials said on Saturday. The four... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): More than 1000 Taliban insurgents spearheaded by a notorious commander attacked the strategic area of Tilan in Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province and the ensuing clash was underway, officials said on Monday.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Militants have decapitated a university student while four people, including a minor girl, were wounded in a separate incident in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Syed Loqman Gharik, administrative... read more
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): As a result of continued fighting and roads blocks, residents and security forces in Pasabad district of western Ghor province have run out food and fuel, an official said on Tuesday. Farid Afghanyar, the town’s administrative... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The municipality of Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province,collected more than 40 million afghanis in revenue this year, the mayor claimed on Monday. The newly-appointed mayor, Eng. Ahmad Javid Kaiwan, told... read more
MAIMANA/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Deputy Police Chief of western Ghor province has been wounded during a clash with militants, while a 14-year-old boy joined the Taliban ranks after killing a policeman in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Electricity supply to Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, and three other districts has been suspended after the Taliban blew up a power pylon in Sherin Tagab district, an official said on Tuesday. Syed Abdul... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The education director of northwestern Faryab province has been arrested for allegedly having a fake degree and other documents, an official said on Tuesday. Chief Prosecutor Habibullah Alam told Pajhwok Afghan News Director... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):A district police chief was killed along with his driver in a landmine explosion in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Abdullah Masoomi, administrative chief of Khwaja Sabz Posh district, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northwestern Faryab province warned on Monday if reinforcementswere not dispatched in time, Kohistan district might fall to Taliban. Amir Taqwa, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
MAHTARLAM/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least four civilians were wounded in a bomb blast in eastern Laghman province and an intelligence agent was shot dead in Faryab, officials said on Monday. Sarhadi Zwak, the Laghman governor’s spokesman, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An 18-year- old girl has been found stabbed to death in her home in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yorish told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school building and a bus terminal was launched in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province on Thursday. Education Director Ghlam Saakhi told Pajhwok Afghan News the building for Dahindra... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old woman has been killed under mysterious circumstances over apparently having telephonic contact with a man in the Pashunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. The security... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Public representatives on Friday said two uprising commanders had surrendered to the Taliban in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province due to negligence by the government and security officials. Faryab provincial... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three border policemen died in a traffic accident and five others were wounded in northern Faryab province on Wednesday, an official said. The border police were travelling in an armoured vehicle that skidded off the road and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A number of residents of Pashtoon Kot district and Maimana have accused a former jihadi commander, also father of the Faryab provincial council head, has deprived them of irrigation and drinking water. Hundreds of enraged... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier died and six others were hospitalised after a colleague apparently put something poisonous in their drink at Iftari in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Brig. Gen... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum on Monday lashed out at President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, saying the two leaders remained rivals despite a 50\50 power sharing in the government while his... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Three people including Noor Mohammad, a local uprising commander were killed and 10 others wounded, as a result of clashes between Afghan Local Police (ALP) and local uprising, in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The human rights commission in northwestern Faryab province on Thursday condemned the execution of a man accused of planting bomb in Garziwan district, saying the perpetrators should be arrested. Two days back, a person whose... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/ MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s military in-charge for northern Baghlan province was detained on Sunday from a police vehicle carrying him for treatment to Kabul, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.   A MoI statement to Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban militants, including a senior figure, have joined the peace process in northwestern Faryab province, local officials said on Thursday. Col. Nizamuddin Qaisari, the Qaisar district’s police chief, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 33 villages in Almar and Qaisar districts of western Faryab province were cleared of insurgents and 70 public uprising members rescued after being besieged for 10 days during a newly-launched operation by security forces... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people have suffered casualties as a result of a clash between the fighters loyal to two influential figures in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The clash erupted when men loyal to Mohammad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least a dozen people, including two women, were killed and another 18 people were wounded after clashes erupted between gunmen loyal to Jamiat-i-Isami and Junbish-i-Isami parties in the Almar district of northwestern Faryab... read more
MAIMANA CITY (Pajhwok): At least 15 civilians, including two children, were injured in a bomb attack on a police vehicle in northwestern Faryab province on Thursday, an official said. A police officer, who wished not to be named, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A representative of people with disabilities and martyrs was shot dead after being kidnapped by Taliban in the Sherin Tagab district of northwestern Faryab province on Thursday, an official said. Syed LuqmanGahryak, the town’s... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed six civilians, including two women, and held captive 30 others in revenge for the killing of a rebel commander in northern Faryab province, a public representative claimed on Monday. A Taliban commander... read more
MAIMANA/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Twenty Taliban fighters, including three commanders, have been killed in security operations in northern Faryab and western Ghor provinces, officials said on Sunday. In Faryab, the insurgents attacked security posts of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five members of a family died after drinking contaminated water from a well inside their home in northwestern Faryab province, police said on Sunday. Abdul Karim Yourash, provincial police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A former mayor and two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed and four others wounded during separate incidents in the Dawlatabad district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Dawlatabad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A senior sports official on Saturday said 12 acres of land for a sports complex and a gymnasium for females has been specified in the capital of northern Faryab province. Sports and Marshal Art Federation Director Mohammad... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The local officials of northern Faryab province on Wednesday said that they have killed 30 Taliban insurgents during a clash in the Garziwan district of the province. Thirty Taliban insurgents including their several commanders... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man has shot dead his mother and a sister in northern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Najmuddin, 30, gunned down his 55-year-old mother and 25-year-old sister in Yamblaq locality of the 9th municipal district of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Jamiat Islami and Junbish-i-Milli Islami parties say they have resolved their differences over the removal of Abdul Rashid Dostum’s portraits in northern Balkh province, but the government wants to rekindle the dispute by... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Police chief of Balcharagh district in northwestern Faryab province and his three bodyguards have been killed during a clash with militants, an official said on Saturday. A local security official, who wished not to be named,... read more
MAIMANA CITY (Pajhwok): Gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped dozens of passengers from at least four vehicles on a major highway in northern Faryab province, officials said. A security official, wishing anonymity, Pajhwok Afghan News the passengers were... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A number of residents in northwestern province of Faryab on Monday rallied against the Dawlatabad district police chief. More than 100 protestors voiced their support for a former public uprising commander, Nazir and blocked... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven insurgents have been killed and 11 others wounded during a clash in the northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday. Nearly 300 Taliban fighters surrounded the headquarters of Daulatabad district over the past... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday stoutly supported new programmes of the municipality for cleanliness, beautification and environment production in Maimana, the capital of northern Faryab province. Governor Syed Anwar Sadat told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One person was killed and four others were wounded after rival protestors met in a square and clashed in northwestern Faryab province on Thursday, hospital sources said. Supporters of First-Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A child has been killed and five others including a public uprising leader wounded in three separate incidents in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Provincial police chief spokesman 2nd Lt. Karim Yoursh... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed on Thursday when a passenger car plunged into a river in northwestern Faryab province, where two security personnel were killed by the Taliban, officials said on Thursday. Amrullah, administrative chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A two-week cleanliness campaign was launched in Maimana city, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, on Wednesday, an official said. The campaign, led by Maimana municipality, is being attended by around 200 municipality... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified individuals have taken away important documents from the Garziwal district court in the northern province of Faryab, a public representative claimed on Monday. A provincial council member from the district,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man and woman have been killed by unknown gunmen in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Abdullah Masoomi, the Khawaja Sabzposh district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the slain... read more
SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been gunned down in two separate incidents in northern Jawzjan and Faryab provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Suspected Taliban gunmen killed a resident in Faizabad district of Jawzjan over... read more
#VoiceofWarVictims MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Ten-years-old Sibghatullah, whose father was killed during a fight with Taliban militants, sells bolanis to eke out a living for his family. The boy says his mother and siblings must starve when he returns... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban have detained their former commander who recently joined the peace process in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Gulbadin, who had joined with the government-initiated reconciliationcampaign... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday rejected as “rumor” the falling of Khwaja Musa area of Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province to the Taliban. A day earlier, local official sources said the rebels staged a comeback after... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow governor for northern Faryab province and a district chief were among 50 militants killed during clashes with security forces led by Vice-President General Abdul Rashid Dostum, a claim rejected by the insurgents... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Twenty-eight insurgents, including notorious commanders, have been killed and hundreds of families displaced by the ongoing fighting in the Pashtoonkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Maj.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief and five other rebels have been killed in the Pashtoonkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Governor Syed Anwar Sadattold Pajhwok Afghan News Damla Noorul... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum on Saturday warned to move court against some so-called political commentators accusing him of tribal discrimination and genocide. Dostum, who is spearheading a clearing operation... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, spearheading an offensive in northwestern Faryab province, claimed on Saturday 120 Taliban had been arrested. During the operation,involving gunship helicopters, notorious Taliban... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An insurgent outfit in the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province has pledged allegiance to the Taliban splinter group led by Mullah Rassoul, a public representative said on Sunday. After the confirmation of Mullah... read more
MAIMANA/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A tribal elder has been stabbed to death in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province and an Islamic State (IS) member detained in western Ghor, officials said on Saturday. Abdul Qadir Qadiri, Pashtunkot... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and 12 others injured in a bomb blast in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, on Wednesday, an official said. The bomb attached to a bicycle went off in front of the Azizi Bank branch... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction ofthe LapisLazuli railroad would help Afghanistan improving its economy and transport sector besides creating job opportunities for a large number of people, senior officials said on Tuesday. Mohammad Shakir Kargar... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have snapped power transmission line importing 30 megawatts of electricity from Turkmenistan in the Khwaja Sabz Posh district of northern Faryab province, officials and residents said on Sunday. A shopkeeper in Maimana... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A bomb-making expert of Taliban fighters was killed and three of his associates were injured as a result of a blast in northern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. The expert was training fighters on how to use explosive... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The security personnel rescued dozens of passengers from militants in northern Faryab province, officials claimed on Saturday. More than 50 passengers, travelling from Maimana to Kabul, were disembarked from three buses in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan police have cleared a dozen villages of the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province of Taliban’s presence, an official claimed on Thursday. The villages were cleared by a 100-member unit of Afghan Local Police (ALP)... read more
ZARANJ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) was wounded along with his colleague in western Nimroz province while a civilian was killed in a roadside bombing in northern Faryab, officials said on Wednesday... read more
MAIMAN A (Pajhwok): The Ulema Council on Tuesday accused the Faryab provincial council head of interfering in government affairs, but the public representative denied the charge as baseless. Ulema Council's deputy head Maulvi Ghulam Nabi Ghafoori... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have cut off cables carrying electricity from Turkmenistan to northwestern Faryab province following a clash with security forces. Police Chief Col. Syed Aqa Andarabi told Pajhwok Afghan News  the clash... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said a two years old child was rescued from kidnappers and one abductor arrested in northwestern Faryab province. Provincial police chief, Col. Sayed Aqa Andarabi,told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban have released 108 of the 110 passengers they had kidnapped in northern Faryab province, officials saidon Sunday. On Saturday evening, the militants seized 110 passengers from two buses on their way from Maimana to... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Dozens of protesting people on Monday shut down the gate of a local court in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province, accusing the judge of not attending office and being inefficient. The protestors said they were... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two Taliban militants and a police driver were killed during a clash on a highway in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The militants on Thursday evening attacked a police vehicle patrolling on the Andkhwi-... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for girls’ hostel was inaugurated at the university in northern Faryab province on Wednesday. The building cost more than $1 million funded by the Norwegian government, the university chancellor,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 30-year-old pregnant woman has been shot dead by her stepson in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Dr. Samir Inayat, head of the forensic department, confirmed receiving the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Twenty-eight children of 2,000 hospitalised with pneumonia have died of the infection in one month in western Faryab province, officials said on Monday, warning against the rapidly spreading virus. The provincial health... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A key commander of Taliban, Mullah Ezatullah, was killed during a clash with police in the Daulatabad district of northern Farayb province, officials said on Friday. Ezatullah was shot dead in a clash between the rebels and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 14 Taliban have been killed and 12 others wounded during a clash in the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Reza Rezae, spokesman for the 209th Shahin Military Corps,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man has chopped off the nose of his wife, prompting calls from the victim’s relatives for bringing the perpetrator to justice. Reza Gul (20), who was subjected to the barbarian treatment after six years of marriage, was... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A worshiper was shot dead by unidentified gunmen and a public uprising member lost his life to a roadside bombing in northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday. A 35-year-old Hisamuddin was returning home from a mosque... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A drug addict died of harsh weather conditions on Thursday night in Maimana, the provincial capital of northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The dead body was recovered from beneath a bridge and shifted to the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A group of dacoits stopped more than 20 buses on the Maimana-Khawaja Sabz Posh road in northwestern Faryab province and snatched mobiles, cash and valuables from passengers. The outlaws also searched women travelling on the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A service-memeber of Special Police Force Unite and activist of the Jumbish-i-Melli Islami political party have been killed in northern Baghlan and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Sunday. Syed... read more
MAIMANA/FIAZABAD (Pajhwok): Three policemen have been killed in separate attacks in northern Faryab Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Thursday. The Taliban killed two policemen on the Qaisar-Ghormach highway and took away their weapons, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and an Afghan expatriate have provided cash assistance to a poor family that offered children for sale. Pajhwok Afghan News broke the story of the impoverished household in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven children were wounded as a result of explosion caused by an unexploded mortar shell in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Rahmatullah Qaisar, the town’s administrative chief,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said a girls’ school principal has been gunned down by unidentified men in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province. The district chief, Abdullah Masumi, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mullah... read more
SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two uprising commanders and a police officer were killed during separate security incidents in northwestern Jawzjan and Faryab provinces, official said on Wednesday. Jawzjan police officer Col. Abdul Manan Raufi told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seventeen militants have been killed during clashes in northwestern Faryab district, snapping power supply to four districts and the provincial capital, officials said on Tuesday. Fourteen fighters were also wounded during the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban have abducted five people, including two employees of the Ministry of Education, in the northwestern province of Faryab, officials said on Monday. The militants seized the five individuals from two cars on the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents killed an Afghan National Army soldier after kidnapping him and placed a landmine beneath his body in northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. The off-duty ANA service member was travelling in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A dozen insurgents suffered casualties during a clash with security personnel in the Ghormach district of northeastern province of Faryab, officials said on Saturday. After the district was retaken by the government two days... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): As many as 50 girls have completed vocational training in different skills and another 600 youth graduated from a short capacity building course in western Faryab province, officials said on Thursday. The 50 illiterate women... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have recaptured the bazaar and police headquarters of Chormach district from Taliban militants in western Faryab province during an ongoing operation, a military official said on Thursday. The Taliban overran... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least six people were killed and another 10 wounded in two separate bomb explosions in northern Jawzjan and western Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday. Four civilians, including a rickshaw driver, were killed... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants including a commander and two policemen have been killed and another four security personnel injured during a clash in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The clash... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have killed one of the 14 Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel they captured after a helicopter crash-landed in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The soldiers and crew were seized after the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction works on buildings for two health clinics have been completed at a cost of 26 million afghanis provided by India in Qaisar and Pashtun Kot districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Dr.... read more
KABUL/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One of the pilots of the Moldovan helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan in late November was shot dead by Taliban, a spokesman for Moldova’s civil aviation administration said on Tuesday,. "Pilot Oleg Groza, 55, died of... read more
 MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday reopened its offices in northern Faryab province after remaining closed for more than two months due to security reasons, a UN official said. In... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have handed over the bodies of four soldiers to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. The four soldiers were killed during a firefight with... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Fresh clashes have erupted between Taliban and security forces in northwestern Faryab provinces, with each side claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. A string of firefights took place in Ghormach, Qaisar and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old married woman on Thursday committed suicide due to what police said domestic violence in the capital of northern Faryab province. The woman, who got married two years ago and left behind a six-month-old child,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security personnel are still trying for release of the soldiers kidnapped by Taliban after a helicopter crash in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The Taliban claimed shifting the captive soldiers they... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and an 11-year-old child have been wounded in a road accident in the northern province of Faryab, officials said on Thursday. The mishap occurred on Wednesday evening when a military... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An operation has been launched to rescue the 18 Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel who were captured by Taliban, the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday. The soldiers and crew were seized after the helicopter carrying them... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and six others wounded during separate security incidents in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Provincial council head, Mohammad Tahir Rahmani, told Pajhwok Afghan News one... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified assailants shot dead a man and a woman in two separate incidents in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Thursday. A 35-year-old woman was shot dead in the Nadirabad area of Pashtonkot district, Abdul... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One uprising commander was killed and another joined the Taliban along with 10 fighters in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Mohammad Saleh Saleh, administrative chief for Almar district, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six members of an uprising group were killed during clashes with Taliban and another 60 defected to the insurgents in Pashtonkot district of northern Faryab province, a public representative said on Sunday. Faryab’s deputy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northwestern Faryab province warn the Pashtonkot district, besieged by the Taliban, may fall if reinforcement are not sent to the town to aid the security forces. Abdul Qadir, the town’s administrative chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Shopkeepers from the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province on Friday voiced fear the Taliban militants planned to plant bombs in the main bazaar after its fall. Ghormach district, which was overrun by the militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An anti-Taliban militia leader was gunned downed in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Friday, an official said. Two motorcyclists opened fire at Mohammad Naeem on Friday morning when he was on his way to Tapa... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  At least six people were wounded and three vehicles destroyed in an explosion in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, on Tuesday, officials said. According to security officials the incident took place at... read more
MAIMANA/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A woman in northwestern Faryab province shot dead a man who wanted to rape her, while an old man was killed and his son wounded as a result of an explosion in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Monday.... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a senior doctor in Ghani Khel district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said. The governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Tayeb was shot dead on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The conflict in Ghormach district of northern Faryab province has left at least 15 civilians dead and 7,000 people displaced, residents said on Sunday. Last week Taliban insurgents overran Ghormach district centre, with... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five health workers of a clinic in the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen, an official said on Sunday. The town’s administrative head, Imamyar Taqwa, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban killed the district police chief for Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province after keeping him captive for few days, an official said on Friday. Taliban militants captured the Ghormach district and police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security officials in northern Faryab province on Thursday said around 800 security personnel who were surrounded by Taliban insurgents in Ghormach district had been rescued. Col. Mohammad Reza Rezaee, the 209th Shaheen Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and five militants have been killed during an offensive on the Faryab-Jawzjan highway in northwestern province, an official said on Thursday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, 209th Shaheen Military Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s newly-appointed deputy governor for Faryab was among five others killed during fierce clashes with security forces in the northern province where electricity supply has been suspended. Maj. Mohammad Reza Rezai, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen insurgents were killed and 16 more wounded during operations in northern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday. The first division of the 209th Shaheen Military Corps in Faryab said in a statement 11... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 19 others, including a former commander of the Junbish-i-Islami party, wounded as a result of a blast in northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. The explosion occurred as former... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Tuesday launched an operation to recapture the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, officials said. On Saturday, Taliban seized the district centre while police held nearby... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents on Monday held captive the police chief for Ghormach in northern Faryab province along with some of his men, a local official said. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source told Pajhwok Afghan News Lt.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and 15 others including a former jihadi commander were injured in a bomb in northern Faryab province on Monday, an official said. The blast took place in Andkhoi district when the former jihadi... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban militants have torched the police headquarters after capturing the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, 209th Shaheen Military Corps spokesman, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 18 insurgents and four civilians have been killed following a Taliban attack on the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, spokesperson for the 209th Shaheen... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Saturday said Afghan security forces had recaptured the Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province from Taliban insurgents. The security personnel, supported by local uprising groups, pushed the militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A commander was among half a dozen Taliban fighters killed during an overnight clash with Afghan military forces in Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Maj. Reza Rezai, a spokesman for... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northern Faryab province said most of United Nations staff were evacuated from the provincial capital, Maimana, on Friday. Abdul Satar Barez, the acting governor of Faryab, told Pajhwok Afghan News the UN... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban militants captured the Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province on Thursday afternoon, a public representative said. Sayed Abdul Baqi Hashemi, the provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Sarchakan,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday said the Taliban had captured many localities in Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province, urging the government to act preemptively to prevent the fall of the district centre. Abdul Razaq... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have repulsed a Taliban attack on Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Local security officials said the insurgents stormed the first, ninth and eighth police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents in northern Faryab province on Sunday rallied in support of Afghan security forces, announcing their preparedness to deal with possible insurgent attacks on the province. Some of them, carrying weapons,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two intelligence officials were wounded on Sunday in an explosion in northern Faryab province, while another blast took place in front of the provincial council office in which nobody sustained injuries, officials said. The... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An anti-Taliban militia leader and his friend were killed in a suicide attack that injured another three persons in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Sunday, an official said. The Sherin Tagab district chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 19-year-old girl was found dead on Monday under mysterious circumstances in Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Abdul Qader Qadari, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): More than 40 wedding guests have been poisoned in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday. The guests were poisoned on Thursday evening when they were served dinner; the administrative head... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One university student was killed and five others wounded on Thursday when Taliban insurgents ambushed their vehicle in northern Faryab province, officials said. The students were travelling on the road between Maimana, the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government of Japan has donated four snow-clearing and road construction machines to the Public Works Department of central Logar province, an official said Wednesday. Logar Public Works Director Abdul Wali Stanikzai told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Shakh bazaar of Qaisar district in northwestern Faryab province has been recaptured by the Taliban as Afghan forces remain besieged, an official said acknowledged on Monday. The Shakh area containing a population of 20,000... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban overran two areas in Almar and Qaisar districts following clashes that left 10 rebels dead in northern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. The Taliban attacked Khwaja Gawhar bazaar in the Almar district on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Groups advocating women’s rights and members of the provincial council say though the situation of women has considerably improved during the past one decade, their participation in important political decision-making and social... read more
Gunmen loyal to Ghulam Nabi, a local commander, hurled a hand grenade into the house of Mullah Faizullah, killing two people and injuring six others, including two women, in the Garziwan district of Faryab. A member of the provincial council from... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s governor for northern Faryab province has been detained, officials said on Wednesday, hoping the arrest would help stabilise the security situation. Qari Salahuddin Ayubi led recent insurgent operations in the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents recaptured three localities, including Khwaja Kitni, and seized some military gear in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Gen. Sherin Shah Kohbandi, the 209th Shaheen... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An uprising group commander killed two elders in revenge for the death of his supporters in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. An influential resident, wishing not to be named, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban shot dead 25 members of the uprising group who were kidnapped by insurgents from Sherin Tagab district of western Faryab province, security officials said on Friday. Earlier on Thursday, the district chief, Syed Luqman... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban recaptured Astana Baba area in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Thursday, a day after security forces seized it, an official said. The district chief, Syed Luqman Ghraik, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two high-ranking United Nations (UN) officials on Wednesday visited northwestern Faryab province to closely assess humanitarian activities in the war-affected areas. Mark Bowden, the UN secretary general’s deputy special envoy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three would-be suicide bombers, who planned to attack First-Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, have been arrested in northern Faryab province, a politician said on Tuesday. Junbish-i-Milli Islami (JMI) party’s deputy head... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Janbish-i-Milli Islami (JMI) party led by first vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum has said that hundreds of militants have joined peace process in northwestern Faryab province. JMI deputy head Massoud Ahmad Massoud said around... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of the Qaisar district of Faryab province complain gunmen affiliated with the so-called People’s Movement are harassing civilians, looting their houses and robbing them of valuables. They praise the security... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): “My conscience does not anymore allow me to continue fighting that’s why I along with my colleagues have decided to join peace process and shun violence,” the group leader of 35 militants Mullah Arif who formally joined the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four militants, including three foreign nationals, have been killed and 11 others arrested during an operation conducted in parts of northeastern Faryab province, an official said Saturday. Ghulam Haidar Haidari, commander of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The convoy of 1st Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum came under attack in the Qaisar district of western Faryab province on Friday, but he and his colleagues escaped unhurt, the deputy head of Janbish-i-Milli claimed. Last... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Some elders from Ghormach district of northern Faryab province on Thursday accused local officials of bad governance and held them responsible for the deteriorated security in the area. The elders, who called on First... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum said on Wednesday around 1,000 militants had pledged to shun violence and join the government-initiated peace process today.  Dostum had been spearheading anti-militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents in northern Faryab province on Tuesday took to the streets, urging United Nations to stop Pakistan’s interferences in Afghanistan’s internal affairs. Enraged demonstrators chanted: “Death to Pakistan,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least four policemen have been killed and two others abducted by militants when Taliban stormed police check posts in Kham Aab dar district in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Friday. Deputy Governor Eng.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Officials in northwestern Faryab province claimed inflicting heavy casualties on rebels and recapturing large areas of the province. However, provincial council head says hundreds of families have been displaced due to fighting... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The first vice-president Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum on Monday after wearing military uniform had been fighting rebels in northwestern Faryab province and leading the first military operation against insurgents.  Last week,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dustam on Tuesday warned Taliban to surrender and join the reconciliation process or be ready for dire consequences. At a meeting with security forces in the volatile Qaisar district of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan forces recaptured parts of the Almar district of northwestern Faryab province from militants after 1st Vce-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum visited the province, an official claimed on Monday. The Qaraee area of Almar... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Seventeen Taliban militants have been killed during infighting and a bomb explosion in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. Maj. Reza Reza, the 209th Shaheen Military Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two security personnel were killed and four others wounded as a result of internal clash and a mortar attack in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Maj. Sayed Juma, the district... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 44 militants have been killed and 24 others wounded during clashes with security forces in the Qaisar, Garizwan, Pashton Kot and Sherin Tagab districts of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least hundreds of armed militants from western Ghor and northern Sar-i-Pul provinces stormed security forces in northwestern Faryab province, and the ensuing firefight left dozens of militants dead and wounded, an official said... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have cut power supply lines in northwestern Faryab province, which plunged the entire area into darkness, an official said Sunday. Sayed Abdul Salam Nazhat, Dawlat Abad district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander and five Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been killed in separate security incidents in northwestern Faryab province. Pashton Kot district chief Abdul Qadir Qadiri told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban rebels were killed and another 14 wounded on Friday when an Afghan National Army airstrike hit them in the Almar district of northern Faryab province, an official said. The dead included Taliban shadow... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The United Nations top representative in Afghanistan on Thursday said it was unfair that Afghanistan alone fought a war that threatened the entire region. Nicholas Haysom, the UN secretary general’s special representative for... read more
FAIZABAD/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven people drowned in the Amu River after the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into the river in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Thursday. The accident... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 20 people were killed and another 34 wounded on Wednesday when a suicide attacker struck a district bazaar in northern Faryab province, an official said. The blast took place at around 11:45am, said Faryab police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Power lines extended from Turkmenistan to northwestern Faryab province have been cut off as a result of armed clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban militants, an official said Wednesday. Khwaja Sabz Posh district police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces captured two important centers from Taliban militants in the Almar district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday. The Almar district chief, Mohammad Saleh Saleh, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 24 people were wounded on Wednesday when a powerful bomb went off in front of a Kabul Bank branch in the capital of northern Faryab province, witnesses said. The explosion took place around 9:00am, jolting parts of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Provincial council head in northwestern Faryab province on Tuesday claimed Taliban fighters led by Pakistani and Uzbek commanders have torched more than 40 houses in Almar district. Qaraee locality of Almar district fell to... read more
KABUL/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 34 Taliban, including two group leaders and trainers of suicide bombers, have killed in operations in northwestern Faryab province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) says on Monday. The group commanders... read more
MAIMANA/KABUL (Pajhwok): Five policemen and seven Taliban have been killed during separate incidents of violence in Faryab and Baghlan provinces, officials said on Wednesday. Insurgents slit the throats of three highway policemen in the Qaiser... read more
MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A policeman and six militants have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northern Faryab and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Four militants were killed by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of armed insurgents, including foreign fighters, have launched attacks on security posts in three districts of northwestern Faryab province, with both the sides suffering casualties, officials said on Sunday. Local... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 23 insurgents, including six foreigners, have been killed in Afghan force airstrike in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Maj. Raza Raza, spokesman for the 209th... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A civilian was died in a bomb blast in Andkhoy district of northern Faryab province while a doctor was gunned down by unidentified gunmen in central Logar province, officials said on Monday. Sultan Sanjar,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Officials in Qaisar district of northern Faryab province on Saturday said unprecedented influx of foreign militants, including Pakistani and Uzbeks, have led to insecurity in the area. Abdul Jamil Seddiqi, the town’s... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least nine militants, including a commander, have been killed during separate incidents in northwestern Faryab and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Wednesday. The 209th Shahin Military Corps spokesman,... read more
MAIMANA/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Gunmen briefly seized a convoy of four trucks carrying relief goods for flood-affected families in northwestern Faryab province, looting two trucks, officials said on Tuesday. In their report members of a delegation... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Provincial council head in northern Faryab province voiced concerns over deteriorating law and order amid complaints of growing number of foreign insurgents that poses serious threat to peace and stability of the province.... read more
MAIMANA/ ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least nine insurgents, including two Uzbek fighters, were killed and 15 others wounded in clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The gun battle erupted after... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some media officials and activists in northern Faryab province complain interference by local officials, lack of funds and support of the government and specifically growing insecurity are among reasons slowing down the role of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified men lobbed hand grenade on a wedding party in the Ankhoy district of northern Faryab province, leaving 15 persons, with some of them critically wounded, the district chief said on Friday. Sultan Sanjar told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Olympic Committee of northern Faryab province for the first time held chess competitions. Abdul Wahab Majidi, Faryab Olympic Committee head, said the contest was aimed at persuading youth and chess-lovers to take part in... read more