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Journalist’s beating case to be probed: Herat police

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Mar 16, 2018 - 15:11
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials in western Herat province on Friday said despite public order police officers were operating directly under the Ministry of Interior (MoI) but the beating case of a journalist by the forces would be seriously...
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Iranian held with 29kg of heroin in Herat

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Mar 13, 2018 - 21:55
HERAT/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police in western Herat province on Tuesday detained an Iranian national for allegedly trying to smuggle 29 kilograms of heroin in a truck to his country. The Iranian had skillfully hidden the stuff in his truck vehicle en...
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Taliban shadow district chief detained in Herat

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Mar 13, 2018 - 13:12
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow district chief for the Kashk-i-Kohna district has been detained in western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday. Jilani Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mullah Abdul Raoof...
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Herat man flees after stabbing wife, sister to death

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Mar 07, 2018 - 14:24
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok) A man stabbed his wife and sister to death in the Karkh district of western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said. Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred early in the morning...
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Corruption threatens battlefield gains: Gen. Nicholson

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Mar 03, 2018 - 21:46
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A United Nations anti-corruption symposium in this capital city of western Herat province was told the prosecutor’s office has ‘registered 70 cases of corruption and placed more than 130 offenders in jail.’ The symposium held...
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Special arrangements in place for TAPI ceremony

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Feb 20, 2018 - 20:28
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of western Herat province on Tuesday said that special arrangements have been put in place for hosting a high profile ceremony marking the launch of the Afghanistan section of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-...
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Herat police arrest a rebel with 28 walkie-talkies

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Feb 20, 2018 - 13:39
HERAT(Pajhwok): A rebel was arrested with 28 walkie-talkies in western Herat province, an official said Tuesday. Abdul Razaq chief of 3th police brigade for the western zone told Pajhwok Afghan News, the detainee was resident of Islam Qala Township...
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Herat poised to host TAPI launch on Friday

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Feb 19, 2018 - 19:26
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on Afghanistan portion of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project is all set to be launched in western Herat province on Friday, an official said Monday.
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Herat: 8-year-old boy stabbed to death after being abused

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Feb 17, 2018 - 11:56
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police have detained two young men for killing a child after raping him in the Injil district of western Herat province, an official said on Saturday. Abdul Ahad Walizada, the police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the men...
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25 tons of chicken meat from Iran seized in Herat

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Feb 06, 2018 - 23:03
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials on Tuesday confiscated 25 tons of chicken meat after being smuggled into western Herat province from Iran, an official said.
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This solar year, 470 people attempted suicide in Herat

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Feb 05, 2018 - 20:28
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): At least 470 people were delivered at the zonal hospital in western Herat province after attempting suicide this solar year, with 20 losing their lives, officials at the hospital said Monday.
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12 civilians dead in Herat landmine explosion

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Jan 21, 2018 - 16:27
HERAT (Pajhwok): A dozen civilians were killed on Sunday morning when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in western Herat province, an official said. Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizad told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place in...
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Herat man arrested on charges of raping mother

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Jan 18, 2018 - 12:59
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police have arrested a young man on charges of raping her mother in western Heart province, an official said on Monday. Abdul Ahad Walizadah, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the 24-year old was detained in...
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First-ever saffron quality control lab opens in Herat

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Jan 13, 2018 - 19:01
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A laboratory to assess the quality of saffron produced in Afghanistan was inaugurated in western Herat province on Saturday, officials said, hoping the first-of-its-kind facility would help boost the plant’s export to...
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71 pardoned prisoners released from Herat Jail

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Jan 10, 2018 - 19:27
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Seventy-one, including five women, have been set free from the central jail in western Herat province after they were pardoned under a presidential decree, an official said on Wednesday.
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Alleged killer of 36 people arrested in Herat

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Jan 09, 2018 - 21:33
HERAT (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber, allegedly planning to hit a mosque, was arrested by intelligence officials in western Herat province on Tuesday, bringing to an end a months-long pursuit, an official said. Jilani Farhard, the governor’s spokesman...
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800kg of drugs seized in Herat in 10 months

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Jan 06, 2018 - 20:44
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities seized more than 800 kilograms of narcotics and arrested 336 individuals in connection with the drugs in western Herat province in past 10 months, an official said Saturday. Hameedullah Nasrat Nasratzada, Herat...
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Marble mine owners protest torching of vehicles

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Jan 03, 2018 - 20:30
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Owners of marble mines on Wednesday brought remains of three torched vehicles in front of the governor’s house in western Herat province in protest against growing insecurity on the Cheshti Sharif road
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Extradited prisoners on hunger strike in Herat jail

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Dec 27, 2017 - 01:52
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of prisoners who were extradited to Afghanistan from Iran about one year ago have gone on hunger strike at the central prison in western Herat province against their undecided fate.
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Noor’s ouster to strengthen militants: Ismail Khan

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Dec 24, 2017 - 20:02
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): Senior Jamiat-i-Islami leader Mohammad Ismail Khan on Sunday warned the national unity government’s internal strife could unleash new crisis.
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