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JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 18 Daesh or Islamic State militants have been killed in an airstrike and a clash in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. Another 18 gunmen loyal to the group were wounded in the separate air and... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The residents of Surah Roud district in eastern Nangarhar province have rallied against Qahar Qader, the Provincial Council (PC) member and accused him of grabbing their lands. The protesters gathered in front of the governor... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed and three others injured when a bomb exploded in a guest room of a house in the Momandara district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead the Laghman prosecutor in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Sheikh... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhowk): The Provincial Council (PC) of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday demanded the Afghan government stop Pakistan from fencing the Duran Line. The public representatives warned if the government did not take action in the next... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven people have been killed and five others detained during Afghan forces’ operation in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 40 Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed during an airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of people displaced from the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province have demanded immediate assistance. Forced from their homes by ongoing fighting between Daesh (Islamic State) and Taliban, the Khogyani... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of families have been displaced due to fresh fighting between Taliban and Daesh (Islamic State) rebels in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three brothers have been killed as a result of a bomb blast in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Attaullah Kogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhowk): At least 10 Daesh (Islamic State) militants, including a notorious commander, were killed during a clash in eastern Kunar province on Saturday, the police chief said. The insurgents launched coordinated attacks, lasting... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban militants have torched a mobile phone tower in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday. A security official in the area, who declined to be named, to Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two families from eastern Nangarhar province have agreed to end their long-running enmity as a result of mediation from tribal elders. About 30 years ago, Mangal and Allah Baz, members of a family, were killed in a clash in... read more
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on a wall surrounding the historic Saraj Qala castle in the capital of eastern Laghman province began on Monday, the fifth project to rehabilitate the castle. The provincial governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Development and reconstruction projects worth 648 million afghanis are being executed in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Monday. Governor Hafiz Abdul Qayyum was continuously monitoring the projects’ quality to... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani security forces have again fired 28 more rockets into eastern Nangarhar province from across the Durand Line, an official said on Saturday. Governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News Pakistani... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province on Friday, an official said.  The casualties occurred at 9am when an ANA Ranger pick-up struck the roadside bomb in... read more
  JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 22 Daesh or Islamic State rebels, including some Pakistani fighters, have been killed during operations in Nazyan and Lalpura districts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Attaullah... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok) Two policemen and a land authority officer have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in two separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least nine Daesh (Islamic State) and Taliban insurgents have been killed and four others arrested during air-and-operations in eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Wednesday. Sarhadi Zwak, the Laghman... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen Daesh (Islamic State) militants, including Pakistanis, have been killed during operations in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Attullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Daesh (Islamic State) and two Taliban fighters have been killed during a clash in eastern Nangarhr province, an official said on Saturday. Attullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six civilians were injured as a result of rockets fired by the Taliban on Kabul-Jalalabad highway on Thursday, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the Laghman governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and eight others were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb went off inside a vegetable shop in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said. The blast took place in Malocho Street in the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nangarhar police say they seized 8,185 kilograms of narcotics and arrested dozens of smugglers this year in the eastern province. The police say they foiled 91 drug smuggling attempts this year (since March 22), when they... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four Daesh rebels have been killed during a clash with tribal militia forces in eastern Nangarhar province, the governor’s spokesman said Monday. Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the Daesh or Islamic State gunmen... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One policeman and two civilians were wounded in a roadside blast in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, an official said. The blast took place near Amanzada Mosque in the limits of second... read more
JALALABAD/MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a teacher in eastern Nangarhar province and a religious scholar in central Kapisa, officials said on Wednesday. Mohammad Asif Shinwarai, spokesman for the Nangarhar education... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two suicide bombers attacked the residence of a powerful lawmaker in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, killing his two guards and injuring another two. One suicide bomber blew himself up at the gate of Haji... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 14 Daesh (Islamic State) rebels have been killed in fresh drone strikes by the US forces in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashirqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work on a health facility in eastern Laghman province and the reconstruction of the Statistics Department in Nuristan province has begun, an official said on Monday. The construction work on the clinic started in Baba Saib... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and several houses damaged by rains in eastern Nangarhar province, where a religious scholar has been gunned down by unidentified attackers, officials said on Saturday. Attaullah Khogyani, the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five Taliban fighters have been killed and two others wounded during an airstrike and in a clash in eastern Laghman province, the military said on Wednesday. In a statement, 201st Selab Military Corps said the Afghan Air... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Spin Ghar Club defeated Bost in the final of the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Cricket Tournament in eastern Nangarhar province. The 50-overs domestic event concluded on Afghanistan’s 98th Independence Day on Saturday at the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An anti-corruption court on Thursday announced sentencing a former district chief and police chief for the Khewa district of eastern Nangarhar province to jail from one to four years. A statement from the Nangarhar Appellant... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 45 Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) -- militants have been killed in a NATO airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Thursday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Laghman Provincial Council (PC) head has called unemployment the main reason behind the insecurity, urging the government to launch a clearing offensive in the province. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A notorious Taliban commander has been killed along with four associates by his guards in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants and three civilians have been injured in two separate bomb explosions in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested four people and recovered explosives from two vehicles in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Col. Mohammad Ayub Hussainkhel, commander of the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban insurgents, including three notorious commanders, have been killed during a US drone strike in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Thursday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD/QALAT (Pajhwok): Five insurgents have been killed and another four arrested separately in Nangarhar and Zabul provinces, officials said on Wednesday. Three Taliban militants were killed and two others wounded during a clash with... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Road construction and water supply projects will be launched at a cost of 50 million afghanis by the Rural Rehabilitation Department in eastern Nangarhar province. RRD Director Mujibur Rahman Zia said the road would be... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police have arrested four drug smugglers and recovered 296 kilograms of narcotics from their possession in two separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four Taliban insurgents have been killed and six others wounded during a clash in Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Health clinics, mostly run by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), have been reopened after remaining closed for 45 days due to security threats in eastern Laghman province. The clinics were closed after the SCA... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was killed and two others wounded as a result of roadside bomb blast in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, officials said. Attullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least nine Daesh (Islamic State) rebels and Taliban fighter have been killed during an air and ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 145 militants were killed or wounded after they attacked the Want Wegal district centre in eastern Nuristan province on Wednesday morning, an official said. Local officials said the attack on the district was led by... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhowk): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) officer, a teacher and some militants have been killed in separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday. NDS personnel succumbed to his wounds after he... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Taliban commanders have been killed during infighting in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Niamatullah Noorzai, the district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh (Islamic State) rebels have been killed by their own explosives in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The number of drug addicts in eastern Nangarhar province has increased by 60 percent in the past six years, the counter-narcotics department said on Tuesday. The department linked growing addiction to poverty, insecurity,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods left three dead, including a child, and a fourth person wounded in various parts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel have arrested a group of five kidnappers in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a religious scholar in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Taliban insurgents have been killed and five others wounded in separate clashes in eastern Laghman province, a statement from 201 Silab Military Corps said Sunday. According to the statement a clash between Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Boarder police have captured 10 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Col. Mohammad Ayub Hussainkhel, boarder police commander in the eastern zone of the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Agriculture officials in eastern Nangarhar province have predicted a 10 percent surge in kinnow production this year. Kinnow farms have been established over 1,500 acres of land of the canalisation department, which is set to... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nine Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed during Afhgan forces air and ground offensive in the Pacheragam district of eastern Nengarhar province, an official said on Saturday.  Police spokesman Hazrat... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead two civilians, including local Poet Esmatullah Bashari, in the Khogyano district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, and official said. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nineteen Daesh (Islamic State) rebels were killed during 24 hours of an ongoing clearing operation in eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry Defence (MoD) said on Thursday. MoD spokesman Maj. Gen. Dawlat Waziri said the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban have been killed and eight others wounded as a result of an air and ground operation in the Alingar district of eastern Laghman province, officials said on Tuesday. Maj. Sherin Agha Faqiri, spokesman... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a civil activist in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Monday, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Bumper production of watermelon in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province has created thousands of work opportunities, leaving a positive impact on the security situation. Despite the fact that the government has... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and four others were wounded as a result of a bomb explosion in the Khewa district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least four Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants and a commander of Lashkar-I-Islam rebel group have been killed during airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Police Spokesman,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead three civilians inside a mosque while 14 other were wounded by a mortar shell in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A military operation is underway to wrest back the control of the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province from militants, an official said on Tuesday. Almost a month back, Daesh -- also known as the Islamic State (... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than 150 people, including women and children, have been injured in accidents during the past three days of Eid-ul-fitr in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Carelessness of drivers, violation of... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An appellant court judge was killed and two of his brothers were wounded in a bomb attack in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces reclaimed the Tora Bora cave complex in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province from the Islamic State (IS), an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok) At least 16 Taliban and Daesh rebels have been killed as a result of airstrikes and a clash in eastern Nangarhar province, the military said on Tuesday. Six Daesh -- also known as Islamic State -- fighters were killed and a... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed in gunfire by foreign forces after a bomb blast that apparently targeted their convoy in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Abdul Wahab, the administrative chief for Ghanikhel... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Nangarhar governor has said ‘there are still some volatile groups on whom enforcing the law by cent percent can create problems for the system.’ Mohammad Gulab Mangal told Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven Taliban have been killed and five others wounded as a result of clash and landmine blast in the Khogyani and Sherzad districts of eastern Nangarhar province, a military statement said on Saturday. Three militants were... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A man has been rescued from his kidnappers and three smugglers have been arrested with a huge quantity of precious stones in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. Police chief, Lt. Gen. Abdur Rahman Rahimi,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Policewomen in eastern Nangarhar province are playing an important role in combating crime and terrorism, conducting joint operations with their male colleagues, an official acknowledged on Sunday. More than 50 policewomen,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 22 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels, including two key members of the group, have been killed in air and ground operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Sunday.... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One security personnel was killed and four others wounded, including security officer in a suicide car-bombing near airport in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said. Governor... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Khogyani district chief survived a suicide attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning. At least six people were wounded in the bombing. Haji Zalmay came under attack on his way to office from Jalalabad, the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four people, including a woman, have been killed in a dispute over ice sales in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. The incident happened in the Lalmai area of Chaparhar district on Sunday afternoon, said... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Drivers and passengers complain of what they call snail-paced work on a bus terminal in the border town of Torkham in eastern Nangarhar province. The passengers using the Torkham-Jalalabad highway also grumble about hefty... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 Daesh rebel have been killed and 19 others wounded during an ongoing air and ground operation codenamed (Khalid) in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two civilians and three militants have been killed in Afghan Special Forces operation in the Ghanikhel district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. District chief Abdul Wahab told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhowk): Seven Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed and 12 others wounded during the ongoing air and ground operation in eastern Nagarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman, Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Deputy director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Laura Thompson, on Saturday said Pakistan had promised to address Afghan refugees’ issues and to formally recognize them. Thompson visited Torkham... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel who had link with the Taliban gunned down his two colleagues in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 12-member Daesh group, including their commander and a 12-year-old boy, joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, local officials said on Monday, crediting the spy-service members for the development.... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents and culturists complain of amateurish programmes on some FM radio stations in eastern Nangarhar province, blasting the Information Department for its silence. Over 20 FM Radio stations are functional in Nangarhar,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifty-six war-affected families received food items and auto rickshaws as a result of efforts by the Labour and Social Affairs Department in eastern Nangarhar province. Abdul Hakeem Sherzad, labor and social affairs director... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated chief for Khogyani district has been killed during a clash in eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Wafiullah... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 36 Daesh or so called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News the US... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fierce clashes between Taliban and Daesh rebels left at least 27 fighters dead, while another 15 Daesh rebels have been killed in drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, local officials claimed on Tuesday. Police... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen Daesh -- or Islamic State (IS) -- rebels have been killed during an ongoing air-and-ground offensive in eastern Nangarhar province, the military said on Sunday. The Selab Military Corps in the eastern zone said the 12... read more
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) amir on Saturday underscored the need for peaceful transition of power, saying neither a single bullet should be fired nor a drop of blood spilled in the future. Gulbadin Hekmatyar,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 34 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels including foreigners have been killed during  air and ground operation, in eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public representatives in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday denounced the use of America’s largest non-nuclear bomb in the Achin district. The provincial council members, including the council’s deputy head and secretary... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead former Jihadi commander in the Khewai district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 37 Daesh, or Islamic State, rebels including some foreigners have been killed in airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 28 Dash, or Islamic State, rebels have been killed during an air-and-ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): An Indian national who joined Daesh or Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Nangarhar province was reportedly killed four days back in a US drone strike, media report said on Saturday. The news of killing of Murshid... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists and youth on Saturday railed against Wolesi Jirga member recent comments and Pakistan decision to fence some parts of the Durand Line. They asked the government to punish individuals who spoke against... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police chief of eastern Nangarhar province, district chief of Batikot and National Directorate of Security (NDS) director were wounded in a blast on Saturday, an official said. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Ninety-four Islamic State (IS) rebels also known as Daesh in its Arabic acronym have been killed in Thursday evening bombing of GBU-43/B by US forces in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirteen Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed during clearing operation and airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Revenue of the Customs Department of eastern Nangarhar province has increased following computerization of the department, an official said Monday. The customs department collected 2.5 billion afghanis in the first quarter of... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber has been killed in a car-bombing that targeted poppy eradication team in the Ghanikelo district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 25 Daesh -- Islamic State (IS) -- rebels have been killed during an air-and-ground operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, official said on Sunday. Provincial police spokesman Col. Hazrat... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An American soldier has been killed during a clearing operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. US military spokesman Bill Salvin said the soldier was wounded during a clash with Daesh rebels and... read more
JALAJABAD/ MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Thirty-one militants, including 24 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels, have been killed and seven others wounded in a US drone strike and a securityoperation in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, officials said... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 47 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed as a result of air-and-ground operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, military statement said on Wednesday. A media release from the 201st... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nine Deash rebels also known as Islamic State (IS) have been killed and two others, including a foreigner, captured in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Provincial police spokesman... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and six others wounded in a traffic accident in southern Ghazni province on Kabul-Kandahar highway on Tuesday, an official said. Mohammadullah Ahmadi, provincial traffic department head, told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven Daesh (Islamic State) fighters have been killed as a result of air-and-ground operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Monday. Provincial police spokesman Col. Hazrat... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Islamic State (Daesh) militants have seized eight farmers on charges of growing the illicit poppy crop in the Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province. The eight civilians were kidnapped in Sinzali and Rodkhani areas... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 57 Daesh and Taliban militants have been killed airstrikes and a ground operation in different areas of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. The joint Afghan-US air and ground offensives were... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and more than 10 others arrested during a raid by security force on the residence of a senior banker in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Special Forces raided the house of... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eighteen Taliban fighters including a notorious commander has surrendered their weapons and joined the government initiated peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, the governor house said on Tuesday. The Taliban fighters... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two policemen and as many civilians have been killed in a clash with militants in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. The firefight erupted when rebels stormed police check-post in... read more
JALALABAD/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): All border crossings and trade routes between Afghanistan and Pakistan have reopened in line with a decision taken at last week’s trilateral meeting in London. At the meeting arranged by the British government,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Islamic State (Daesh) and other fighters would be defeated in eastern Nangarhar province during the new solar year, the spymaster said on Tuesday. Masoom Stanikzai expressed the resolve at a ceremony in Jalalabad, the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Sixteen Daesh militants have been killed during security forces operation in the Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, a statement from the 201st Selab corps said on Saturday. The operation was conducted on the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Growing unemployment in eastern Nangarhar province has forced many people into begging, says the All Afghanistan Federation of Trade Unions (AAFTU) chief. Dr. Mohammad Liaqat Adil told reporters while monitoring the laborers... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seventeen Daesh or Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed during US drone raids in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Ten security forces and 20 militants have been killed in clashes and US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Eleven Taliban and six security personnel, including an Afghan National Army (ANA... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan has deported as many as 234 Afghan nationals who owned legal documents, an official said on Saturday. Ghulam Haidar Faqirzai, head of the refugees and repatriation department, said Afghan nationals who recently... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-one Daesh rebels, including foreigners, have been killed in US drone strike and security forces offensive in the Achin and Haska Mena districts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday. Police Chief Col... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces on Saturday morning resumed firing mortar and artillery shells into Lalpura district of eastern Nangarhar province after a nightlong lull, an official said. The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two children were wounded and several families displaced on Friday due to shelling of light and heavy weapons in the Lalpura district in eastern Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan, an official said. Governor Spokesman... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Sixteen foreign fighters with the Islamic State, or Daesh, have been killed in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. The militants were killed in airstrikes and ground operations in Kot and Haska Mina... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Nangarhar province complain of the unchecked distribution and use of unregistered Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, creating multiple problems. The unregistered SIM cards are available in every... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A large family that recently returned from Pakistan after four decades says they are happy in their own country despite struggling with numerous problems including a lack of shelter. The family has erected 10 tents inside a... read more
JALALAABAD (Pajhwok): Col. Mohammad Ayub Hussainkhel, Afghan Border Police (ABP) commander in the eastern zone, says an anti-corruption drive has led to the arrest of some service members and transfers of 30 others. In an exclusive interview with... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Former mayor of Jalalabad City, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar, province on Friday sought apology from the Voice of American Radio (VoAR) reporter over his guards’ assault on him. Former Jalalabad mayor Lal Agah... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A rice-processing factory, the first of its kind, has been inaugurated in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. The mill’s establishment cost $1.5 million, with the United States Agency for International... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Religious leader and Afghanistan’s top peace negotiator, Pir Sayyed Ahmad Gilani, who passed away on Saturday in Kabul, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Surkh Rud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghans travelling to Pakistan for medical treatment complain of harsh treatment at the Torkham crossing, saying they are denied entry into the neighbouring country even in emergency situations. They claimed their ailing... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven civilians, including a woman, were killed and two others wounded in a roadside bombing in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. The blast ripped through the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six people have killed, two wounded and four Alqaeda members, including the group’s financial affairs in charge, arrested in security forces raid in the GhaniKhel district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The appellant court in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday announced sentencing the alleged killer of two children from Surkhrod district to death. A statement from the court said it conducted the hearing on Monday in... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-four nurses and as many midwives Sunday given away certificates on completing a two-year training course in eastern Nangarhar province. Public health director Dr. Najibullah Kamawal said the graduating students had... read more
JALALABAD/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials have detained five insurgents in various districts of eastern Nangarhar province, where six rebels joined the peace process, officials said on Tuesday. Nangarhar governor’s spokesman,... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Initial construction work on a civil airport in eastern Nangarhar province would begin in next two weeks, an official said on Monday. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News preliminary survey on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said two huge heroin-producing and processing laboratories and an arms depot have been destroyed in eastern Nangarhar province. A statement from the MoI said counter-narcotics special... read more