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JALALABAD (PAN): The Haj and Islamic Affairs department in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday launched a ballot process to select intending pilgrims who would be sent to Saudi Arabia over the next three years. The department head, Mualvi Abdul... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A suicide bomber on foot blew himself up before reaching his target ---- foreign troops --- who were busy defusing a roadside bomb in eastern Nangarhar province, where a tribal elder was gunned down on Friday, officials said.The... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Civil society activists in eastern provinces on Sunday said people recommended to the government in Kabul to participate in the July Tokyo summit were not their representatives.Countries attending the summit in Japan are expected to... read more
JALALABAD/ASADABAD (PAN): The commander of 1st battalion of the 201st Selab military corps was killed on Sunday in a militant attack in the eastern province of Nuristan, officials said. The attack happened at 5 am when militants fired two missiles... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Seven suicide attackers and three civilians were killed and four others attackers wounded after the insurgents launched coordinated assaults on the Jalalabad airport and the US-led provincial reconstruction team (PRT) compound in... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A large number of men and women participated in a six-day Quran learning programme in the eastern province of Nangarhar that ended on Friday, organisers said.The programme was aimed to spread Quranic guidance and let the people... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A cricket tournament involving eight teams, including two from the northwestern Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, started in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.The Afghanistan Cricket Board head for the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN):  A district chief escaped unhurt but his guards were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday evening.The Spin Ghar district administrative head, Shakirullah Durrani, was returning home from a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Ministers of finance and higher education on Friday laid the foundation stone of a new building for the medical faculty at the Nangarhar University, an official said.With the project cost yet to be ascertained, a university... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The refugees department in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday disturbed relief items to returnees in Kunar and Laghman provinces, an official said.The assistance including tents and other materials was distributed to... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nuristan Governor Tamim Nuristani on Thursday said four million of the 10 million afghanis ($202,020) missing salaries of local police had been recovered.Nuristani told Pajhwok Afghan News he had appointed a delegation to probe the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Officials on Thursday said 248 Taliban fighters were killed and another 225 wounded in eastern Nangarhar province last year.Another 1,553 suspects were detained on different charges, Deputy Governor Mohammad Hanif Girdiwal told a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 2,000 development projects, costing 11 billion afghanis (more than $222 million) have been executed over the past one year in the eastern province of Nangarhar, Governor Gul Aghan Sherzai said on Wednesday.Last year’s... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of school students in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday staged a protest demonstration to condemn the killing of 16 civilians by US soldiers in southern Kandahar province.The demonstration emerged from the Nangarhar High... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A parliamentary team on Saturday arrived in eastern Nangarhar province to launch a probe into the case of former provincial council head, Jamal Qadir, who has been arrested by the attorney office over an arson attack.Qadir, a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thousands of protesting university students on Tuesday, in the eastern province of Nangarhar, demanded public trial for killers of Panjwae civilians.Nearly 4,000 students of Nangarhar University staged a peaceful protest and blocked... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A man was killed and a dozen others were injured in a suicide attack in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Monday afternoon.An official at police headquarters, Abdullah Talwar, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Four mine planters were killed in an airstrike by international troops in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Sunday.International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) aircraft targeted the men on Saturday night when... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A senior private security guard was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.The man led a squad of private guards providing security for a road... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Power supply from the Naghlu dam to eastern Nangarhar province meets the need of only 40 percent residents of Jalalabad, the provincial capital, an official said on Friday.Almost 65,000 families are living in the city and if each... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A gathering of social council representatives from eastern provinces ended on an ugly note on Thursday when participants developed differences over the agenda.Most of the participants viewed the meeting, attended among others by... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Weapons, ammunitions and explosives were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG) programme in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.The arms included approximately nine tonnes of explosives,... read more
ISLAMABAD/JALALABAD (PAN): Afghan vegetable importers are forced into paying bribes by Pakistani guards and customs officials at the Torkham border crossing, a traders' representative said on Sunday.Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Suspected militants have kidnapped a local journalist working for the state-run Radio Television of Afghanistan (RTA) in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Friday.The journalist, Kuchai Nasiri, was kidnapped late on... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Several key highways in eastern Nuristan province were reopened for traffic after remaining closed for four days due to heavy snowfall, officials said on Thursday.The roads reopened included a 60-kilometre road that connects the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) deputy head on Monday complained traders were facing multiple problems due to kidnappings and the presence of illegal armed groups in eastern Nangarhar province.Khan Jan... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Kabul-Jalalabad highway, which was closed by protesters in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, reopened on Sunday morning.The protest started at 8am and ended around noon, Malak Saida Jan, a local tribal... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Hezb-i-Islami  Afghanistan (HIA), led by former jihadi leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar, claimed on Monday some of its conditions had been accepted by the government of President Hamid Karzai.A high-level delegation of the group... read more
KABUL (PAN): Two separate contingents of Afghan security forces, numbering 1400, on Thursday completed their professional training in Paktia and Nangarhar provinces, officials said.As many 1,200 army recruits completed a three-month preliminary... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The maiden friendly match between Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB)'s squad and cricketers from Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province got underway in the eastern city of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, on... read more
JALALABAD/HERAT CITY (PAN): A Taliban commander who had recently joined the peace process was killed in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.In western Herat province, one militant was killed and 15 others detained during an... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A large number of rickshaws have been impounded by traffic police in eastern Nangarhar province, drivers complained to a parliamentary delegation on Monday. Almost 150 of the drivers discussed their problems with Haji Abdul Zahir... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on two buildings for schools was launched in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, while a similar project was completed in central Logar province, officials said.The two buildings are being constructed in... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A child was killed and two others, all from the same family, were injured when a mine they were playing with went off in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.The seven years old was killed in the blast that... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Famous Afghan singer, Rahim Ghamzada, died from a prolonged illness at a civil hospital in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday morning. He was 75.Ghamzada served the Afghan music industry for more than 50 years.The civil hospital... read more
JALALABAD/MEHTARLAN/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The foundation stone of a school was laid in Nangarhar, while three newly-constructed buildings for schools were inaugurated in Logar and work on a green belt launched in Laghman, officials said on Monday.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Europe-based Spoghmai Cultural Association honoured the Nangarhar border police commander, Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, with a green award on Monday.Speaking at a gathering held in this regard in Jalalabad, Border and Tribal... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Officials and tribal elders on Monday said the eastern province of Nangarhar was ready for security transition, stressing the need for increasing the strength of Afghan security forces.Afghan forces will take over the security... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Gunmen ambushed a vehicle carrying officials of the customs department in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, killing one and abducting three others, an official said.The incident took place in Ghaziabad area of Bati Kot district... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The foundation stone of a police logistics centre for the eastern zone was laid in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.The US-funded training and logistics centre would be constructed at a... read more
JALALBAD (PAN): The Ali Sherkhel tribe surrendered heavy weapons and explosives to the government in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the weapons were... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Four people, including a two years old child, were killed while four others injured in a bomb blast in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, officials said.The incident took place when a private vehicle hit... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): As many as 110 residential houses built illegally on government land have been demolished in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday.Police demolished the houses in Surkhrod and Momand Dara districts, the Surkhrod... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Four mortar shells targeting militant hideouts were slammed into the eastern province of Nuristan from neighbouring Nangarhar province on Thursday, but there was no report about casualties, officials said.   The shells hit... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): For the first time, the Ministry of Agriculture has introduced saffron crop to 14 districts of eastern Nangarhar province in a pilot project to explore new economic options for farmers, officials said on Wednesday.The ministry... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 26 tonnes of narcotics were set on fire in public in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.The drugs were torched at a ceremony attended by deputy interior minister for counternarcotics, Lt. Gen. Baz Mohammad... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nine Taliban fighters had been killed in a three-day operation by the Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Sarobi district of capital Kabul, military officials said on Saturday.The insurgents eliminated in this offensive had been... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Two oil tankers were torched on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway, closing the busy road for hours on Friday, officials said.The Taliban had torched two ISAF supply tankers at 12:40pm in Aab Resham Tangi area of Sarobi district, forcing... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The National Stabilisation Programme head for the Khogyani district in eastern Nangarhar province was freed after two weeks of abduction, an official said on Tuesday.Eng. Faizullah was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of kilograms of heroin and explosives have been seized in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Tuesday.Intelligence agents recovered 1,720 kg of explosives placed in 43 ghee cartons in the first police... read more
JALALABAD (PAN):  Construction work worth $190,000 was launched on three development projects in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.Funded by the US Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT), two schools’... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen have warned tribal elders in eastern Nangarhar province against sending young girls to go to school and make them study religious books at homes, a resident said on Saturday.The unknown gunmen who came to the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Saturday rejected a media report about its willingness to attend the second Bonn conference.On September 10, a report said the party was willing to attend the conference... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): US troops arrested six people, including a woman, during a military operation in eastern Nangarhar province, residents and officials said on Saturday.NATO-led troops detained a Taliban fighter, a woman and four other people during a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Three militiamen were killed and several others injured in a blast in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, officials said.The incident took place at a fair (Juma Bazaar) in the Toot area at about 11 am,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Dualisation work on the Torkham-Jalalabad highway has been halted for the past three years due to negligence of the Pakistani contractor, Afghan officials said on Tuesday. Pakistanis have yet to honour their promise of resuming work... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): An arms depot was unearthed in the Kama district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.The weapons dump was found in the Akhund Kala area by border police, the eastern zone border police commander told Pajhwok... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The administrative head of Shirzad district in eastern Nangarhar province was killed along with three of his bodyguards when a remote-controlled bomb hit their vehicle, officials said on Tuesday.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor’s... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen robbed a vehicle, 15 mine detectors and some explosives of a demining agency in the Pachir Agam district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday night, officials said on Monday.Unknown armed men stormed the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Taliban insurgents are in control of six districts of eastern Nuristan province, where work on 800 reconstruction projects has been suspended over the past two years, the newly appointed governor said on Sunday.The six districts... read more
KABUL (PAN): Twenty-one Taliban fighters have been killed, seven others injured and another 11 arrested during separate security operations over the past 24 hours across the country, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday.The insurgents were... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): At least three people died of suffocation in a well in the Bati-Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province. Khan Muhammad Khan, a local resident and eyewitness, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident occurred last night in... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A National Directorate of Security (NDS) officer was killed and four others wounded in a remote-controlled bomb explosion in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, officials said. The NDS officer was on his way to his... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Protestors of the Shinwari tribe have blocked the Torkham-Jalalabad Highway in protest over a land dispute with Kuchis in the Bahti Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday. The clash erupted over... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): One person was killed and four others were injured in two separate traffic accidents in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Rain-induced floods killed one person and caused extensive property damage in the Pachir Agam and Spin Ghar districts of eastern Nangrahar province Friday, officials said on Saturday. Spin Ghar police chief Malak Zarjan told... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Saudi Arabia Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) has distributed dates to 250 poor families in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday. About 5000 kilograms of dates have been distributed to fatherless and indigent... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thirteen insurgents were killed during an airstrike on a school building in eastern Afghanistan, an official said Monday. Two of the school's guards had been missing after the airstrike in the Khewa district, the town's... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A three-day polio eradication campaign aimed at 722,000 children under five years of age got under way in eastern provinces on Sunday, officials said. The campaign is an initiative of the Ministry of Public Health in eastern Kunar... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Kamdish onslaught was commanded by Pakistani forces, Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, the border police commander in the eastern zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News in a telephone interview on Saturday. Hundreds of Taliban fighters... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 23 border police and 40 Taliban fighters, including 15 Pakistanis, have been killed and seven police wounded so far in an operation in the Kamdish district of eastern Nuristan province, governor Jamaluddin Badar told Pajhwok... read more
PAROON (PAN): Hundreds of Taliban fighters, mostly Pakistanis, have crossed the Durand Line and raided police outposts in the Kamdish district of eastern Nuristan province, Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, the eastern border police commander, told... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): At least 16 Waziri militants were killed during an operation conducted by combined Afghan and international forces in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. The operation was launched late on Sunday in the Balalkhel... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Expired and low-quality medicine and food, weighing nearly 12 tonnes, were set afire in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, officials said. The material included 87 different kinds of expired and poor-quality medicine and... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A NATO-led ISAF airstrike killed many civilians in addition to 35 policemen in Doab district of the eastern province of Nuristan, injured witnesses said on Saturday. The airstrike was an attempt to support the international... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): As many as 112 people were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led troops in the remote eastern province of Nuristan, a senior official said on Saturday. Twenty-two policemen, 20, civilians and 70 Taliban fighters were among the dead,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Sixty-eight Taliban fighters and 17 policemen were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led international soldiers in Doab district of eastern Nuristan province, the governor said on Friday. The district's administrative head, Fida... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nine civilians were wounded when an explosives-rigged bicycle exploded in the capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, an official said. The remote-controlled blast happened while a police pick-up was passing by in the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen killed a teacher and set ablaze a school in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Sunday. The office, classrooms, libratory and some other parts of the middle school were torched on Saturday night... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): With a string of stunning triumphs in recent outings against formidable rivals, Afghan cricketers are capable of beating their Pakistani counterparts, the national coach said on Sunday. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The death toll from a Wednesday car suicide bombing in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Thursday rose to 15 as two seriously injured people died in hospital, officials said. Another 21 were injured when... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thirteen people were killed and 21 others wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his explosives-packed car into a bus carrying police cadets in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, officials said... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Forty-six prisoners were released from the central jail in eastern Nangarhar province, while another 69 inmates got their jail terms slashed in compliance with a presidential decree, officials said on Tuesday. President Hamid... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Residents of a district in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday claimed four people were killed and six others wounded when police opened fire on them during a protest against the killing of a boy by foreign troops. NATO-led... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Ten trucks loaded with supplies destined for NATO and US forces were gutted when a bomb blast caused fire to the vehicles at Torkham border crossing inside Pakistan, an official said on Saturday. The blast took place at 9:00pm on... read more
MEHTARLAM (PAN): Five people were killed and a dozen others wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his explosives-packed motorcycle into a gate of a district headquarters building in eastern Laghman province on Monday, officials said. Foreign... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of tribal elders, hailing from 22 districts of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday voiced their support to the Afghan government-initiated peace parleys with the rebels. Titled as "Role of elders in brining peace,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The illicit poppy crop over 450 hectares of land was destroyed during a 60-day campaign in remote parts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Backed by tribal elders and residents, the campaign was concluded... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A fuel tanker and a foreign forces' tank caught fire in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, a witness said. The fire broke after an explosion inside a fuel tanker in the Shamshad area on the Ring Road the west of... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A tribal elder and three of his companions were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, an official said. The bomb, which wounded Malak Faizullah along with three associates, took place... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A vehicle-borne suicide bomber struck a convoy of NATO-led forces on the busy Jalalabad-Torkham highway in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, an official said. The attacker blew himself up near an International... read more
JALALABADCITY(PAN): A joint Afghan-international security force arrested 18 Taliban with weapons and destroyed a radio station used by the militants to broadcast propaganda in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Tuesday. The radio station had... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Policemen who retreated during an attack by insurgents on the Want Waigal district of eastern Nuristan province were being prosecuted, the governor said on Wednesday. Approximately 800 armed opposition fighters on Tuesday overran... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): As many as 284 civilians had been killed in the last three months in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, a human rights official said on Tuesday. Taliban fighters were responsible for 167 of the deaths while the NATO-led... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Two children were killed and a third was wounded when a bomb attached to a container went off in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, an official.The blast took place in Banga area of Behsud district at 9am, the district chief,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thousands of Afghan security forces were deployed in eastern Nangarhar province to prevent a possible bloody clash between two sub-tribes over a longstanding land dispute, police said on Thursday. Laced with heavy weapons, men... read more
JALALABAD (PAN):  Hundreds of Afghan refugees, expelled from the tribal areas of Pakistan, have been given shelter by locals in eastern Nangarhar province. They say they have received no assistance from the government or from non-... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nangarhar’s revenue increased to 12 billion afghanis ($265 million) in the year to March 20, compared to 500 million afghanis five years ago, the governor said on Monday, Speaking at a ceremony to mark the new Afghan New Year... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): More than 1,000 people were killed and wounded in 157 incidents of violence, including 11 suicide attacks, in eastern Nangahar province during this Afghan year, which ends March 21, a tally based on news reports shows. Thought one... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Police seized 415 different kinds of weapons and arrested one suspect in connection with the arms in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, an official said. The weapons included Russian pistols, shotguns... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A Saudi charity on Sunday began distributing food aid to thousands of deserving families in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said. The assistance is being given to 5,000 households, with each receiving five kilograms of rice... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): NATO-led soldiers have killed two civilians during an operation in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, locals claimed on Saturday. An investigation has been launched to determine whether the victims were civilians... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The mausoleum of former Afghan ruler King Amanullah Khan and his family members in eastern Nangarhar province is on the verge to collapse and needs to be reconstructed, culturists said on Wednesday. Constructed in 1960, the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A group of Sikh and Hindu women in eastern Nangarhar alleged on Wednesday the Afghan government was doing nothing to resolve their problems. The complaint came at a gathering marking International Women's Day in Jalalabad, the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Sixty-two inmates, including two women and three girls, were freed from Nangarhar central jail on Tuesday and prison terms of 58 others reduced in compliance with President Hamid Karzai's orders, an official said. On Feb. 15,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of madrassa students protested in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, aafter foreign forces arrested some of their classmates. About 600 students, chanting "Death to America", burned tyres and blocked the ring... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Taliban insurgents on Monday claimed responsibility for twin bomb attacks in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. Two policemen were killed and 25 others, including nine civilians, wounded in the explosions,... read more
MAHTERLAM (PAN): A new district was created on Sunday in eastern Laghman province, in a move to improve the security situation. With a presidential decree, Badpakh has temporarily been given the district's status, Governor Mohammad Iqbal Azizi... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Nangarhar governor received on Sunday a gold medal from a labour association in recognition of his services to the eastern province. "The medal was conferred on Gul Agha Sherzai for his selfless services toward the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Pakistani security forces, using heavy weapons and artillery, violated Afghanistan's eastern border for a dozen times in a month, a senior official said on Thursday. Border police chief for eastern zone, Brig. Gen. Aminullah... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A vote recount began on Wednesday in eastern Nangarhar province after complaints of massive rigging in last year's parliamentary elections, an official said. A special delegation from Kabul initiated the recount in the presence... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The families of military and police officials who were killed or injured in last week’s suicide attack on the Jalalabad branch of Kabul Bank would receive plots of land, an official said on Monday. Under a presidential decree... read more
JALALABAD CITY (PAN): Afghan and international forces eliminated an insurgents weapons depot in eastern Laghman province on Monday, officials said. The depot was discovered in Kalah Kot area, located five kilometres from Mehtarlam city, the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Afghan and international forces destroyed hundreds of kilograms narcotics in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, officials said. Seven hundred kilograms of raw hashish, recovered by Afghan and foreign forces in Sherzad district,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A former chief justice and Ulema Council head, Fazal Hadi Shinwari, was laid to rest in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday. A renowned religious scholar, Shinwari died due to a brain hemorrhage in India on Monday. He was 83.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): An airstrike by NATO-led forces killed an Afghan army soldier along with five family members in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials and relatives said on Monday. The International Security Assistance... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The only surviving suicide attacker said on Sunday that he was told to kill everyone inside Kabul Bank's branch in Jalalabad. On Saturday, five suicide bombers stormed the bank in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province,... read more

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