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SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok):  A security meeting on Tuesday observed that northern Jawzjan province was struggling with shortage of military gear and personnel. The meeting between a delegation of the Interior Ministry and local officials took... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in a militant attack on their checkpoint in the northern province of Jawzjan on Tuesday, an official said. Aided by a soldier linked to them, the Taliban attacked the... read more
 SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped four government officials on the Shiberghan-Sar-i-Pul highway in northern Jawzjan provinceon Saturday, an official said. The officials were travelling from Shiberghan to their duty station... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): More than 3,000 protestors on Saturday rallied against Pakistan’s anti-Afghanistan policy in Sheberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province. “If Pakistan continues supporting terrorists, I’m ready to take up arms and... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): An elderly man was allegedly killed and his body set on fire by a couple in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, police said on Thursday.Mohammad Tahir, a public bath owner, was killed on Tuesday and his body set... read more
SAR-I-PUL/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nineteen people were killed, 25 injured and 60 others reported missing after heavy floods ravaged northern Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan provinces.Officials said on Sunday said that hundreds of houses were also washed away. The... read more
 SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The northern Jawzjan province revenue surged by $1.99 million (55 million afs) in 2011 -- reflecting a 40 percent hike compared to 2010, an official said on Saturday.The total gross income of the provincial revenue department... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-constructed building was inaugurated on the university campus in northern Jawzjan province on Wednesday, officials said.The building for engineering faculty has a hostel and other facilities, Higher Education Minister Dr.... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Around 3,000 women attended vocational training programmes during the outgoing solar year in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. More than 200 training courses were arranged for poor women during the year,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Wheat was distributed to 4,000 poor families by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Rural Development (MRRD) in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday.Up to 1,700 tonnes of wheat... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The Ministry of Public Works on Wednesday announced the launch of three major projects in northern Jawzjan province.The schemes include laying a 120 kilometres a railway line and paving a six-km road between the Qush Tepa district... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A 12-member militant group has joined the peace process in the northern province of Jawzjan, officials said on Thursday.Led by Mohammad Azim, the group members turned in their 12 weapons after joining the reconciliation programme... read more