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HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence agencies of Pakistan and Iran have been relentlessly supporting militants in western Herat province, the police chief alleged on Sunday.Citing intelligence reports, Gen. Samiullah Qatra told a press conference in... read more
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five suicide bombers were killed after they stormed the Indian consulate in western Herat province on Friday morning, officials said.The group of bombers started firing at the diplomatic mission at 4.00am when it entered a... read more
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had cancelled about 100,000 votes cast at 27 polling stations in western Herat province.IECC Herat chief Abdullah Sherzai told reporters the votes were... read more
Several polling sites run out of ballot papers from Pajhwok Afghan News.HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people protested in front of a polling station against a shortage of ballot papers in the capital of western Herat province on Saturday.The... read more
Several polling sites run out of ballot papers from Pajhwok Afghan Newson.KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people had to wait in long lines in front of voting centres in various provinces due to a shortage of ballot papers, officials said.A number of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least two policemen and as many election workers were killed and several others wounded on Monday when a motorcycle bomb went off in western Herat province, officials said.The explosion occurred in Rubat Sangi district around... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) regional office in western Herat province on Monday said the polls’ legitimacy would be questioned if the women were denied participation. Addressing a public awareness conference for women... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Security forces discovered a depot of explosive and arrested an individual in this connection in the Guzra district of Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.Nisar Ahmad Popal, the district chief, told reports the explosives... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A group of five insurgents were arrested during an operation in western Herat province, an official said. PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 40 photos were showcased by Herat Photojournalism Faculty students during an exhibition titled “Mirror Photo” held in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): A massive iron processing and melting factory, an $8 million private sector project, was inaugurated at the industrial park in western Herat province, officials said.Commerce and Industries Minister Anwarul Haq Ahadi, Economic... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A hundred kilograms of raw hashish were seized during police operation in western Herat province, an official said. Police arrested three alleged drugs traffickers in connection with the seizure, Herat police chief Sayed Abdul... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Ahmad Nadim is the only person, who with his tireless efforts has made a number of duplicate monuments resembling historic ones to keep the latter alive in western Ghor province. Nadim, who was busy sculpturing copies of historic... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Ahmad Nadim is the only person, who with his tireless efforts has made a number of duplicate monuments resembling historic ones to keep the latter alive in western Ghor province.Nadim, who was busy sculpturing copies of historic... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Officials of the 207th Zafar Military Corps say construction work on a base for an Afghan National Army (ANA)’s battalion has been launched in western Ghor province. The Ministry of Defence-funded project is estimated to cost 96... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): An imam has been killed by his kidnappers in captivity in western Herat province after his family failed to pay ransom, relatives say.Muhammad Noor, the prayer leader in the main mosque in Ghoryan district, was killed 40 days after... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Five insurgents are shown to media men after their arrest in western Herat province. They were arrested during a joint Afghan-coalition operation in Obeh district of the western province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Minister of Higher Education Obaidullah Obaid during a visit to western Herat province attended ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate a newly constructed Agriculture University on Wednesday.The US-funded project cost $5.8 million,... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Local officials and female civil society activists attend a gathering titled "Women role in security transition" in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Police say Iranian forces have increased their movements near the western Afghanistan border after the parliament approved a strategic agreement between Kabul and Washington.Herat police chief Syed Saqib said the neighboring... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Ten people were detained in connection to insurgency and terror plot on Daud Shah Saba, the governor of western Herat province, an official said.The governor's spokesman, Mahiudin Noori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Security personnel detained two kidnappers along with their weapons and ammunitions in western Herat province, Police chief Sayed Aqa Saqeb told a press conference.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 50 weapons including Kalashnikovs, pistols and guns were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme by Herat Police Headquarter in western Herat City, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Intending haj pilgrims in western Herat province says the government has increased their problems instead of minimising them.Visiting the provincial Haj and Islamic Affairs Department to register themselves for this year’s... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 34 seminary students in western Herat province were awarded certificates after memorizing the Holy Quran by heart.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): An official of Mines Ministry said the extraction works in 21 mines, including four in western Herat province, will be launched in the near future.“21 mining projects including grand Adraskan copper mine are set for bidding,” said... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Security officers in western Herat province arrested a group of 4 terrorists with several weapons on Saturday, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Led by Sayed Amanullah, a 15-member rebel group laid down their weapons and joined government initiated peace process in western Herat province, Security director Gen. Hamidullah told media.The group was active in Chesht district... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): An outside view of a newly inaugurated girls' secondary school in Ghoran district of western Herat province.The project was funded by Bayat Foundation, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): An official of a factory producing dairy products in western Herat province on Saturday asked the government to stop importing dairy goods from Iran in order to promote locally made products.Established two years ago, the UNAMA-... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Newly appointed security director in Herat Police Headquarter, Gen. Hamidullah, addresses a gathering in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT CITY (PAN): Provincial officials in western Herat province say a 15-member Taliban group laid down their weapons and joined government-initiated peace process.Led by Mullah Jan Daad, the group was active in Adraskan district of the western... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Provincial council members on Monday voiced their deep concern over the announcement of the third phase of security transition from foreign troops to Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in western Herat province.They told a... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A Taliban-designated district chief for Chesht Mullah Abdul Rahman Maldar along with his four associates on Monday joined government-initiated peace process in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Couples stand in line during a mass marriage ceremony in western Herat province.Twenty-three couples belonging to poor families tied the knot at the ceremony financially supported by Imam Khomeini's Relief Committee (Iranian... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Five alleged criminals are shown by a security officer in western Herat province. The suspects were arrested on the charges of kidnappings, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Seventy-two prisoners, including four women, were released from the central jail in western Herat province, while prison terms of other inmates were reduced, officials said on Wednesday.The inmates were pardoned under the... read more
HERAT CITT (PAN):  More than 2000 people during a gathering in western Herat province on Tuesday voiced their support for the Water and Energy Minister Ismail Khan accused of embezzling millions by an anti-corruption commission.Participants of... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Police officers in western Herat province got underway military practices to strengthen how to use weapons, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 135 police officers awarded graduation certificates on completing a four-month training at 606 Ansar Military Corps in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Head of the Afghan Women Union for western zone Husna Nikzad addresses a gathering in western Herat province. Participants asked the international union on implementing codes of violence against women in the western zone.... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The primary court in western Herat province provided 80 lashes to five men who were arrested on charges of using alcohol. The arrests were provided punishment in accordance to the Sharia law, a local official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Nine kidnappers were arrested with weapons by the intelligence operatives in western Herat province, an official said.The detainees were accused of plotting to kidnap two national traders, Mahuddin Noori, Spokesman of Herat... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): More than 250 women joined police force during the last three months in western Herat province, an official said.Almost 400 policewomen are needed in western zone, Allah Noor Mohammadi, Director of the 606 Ansar Military Crops,... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A bomb-making expert was detained by intelligence operatives in Injeel district on Monday, said police chief Brig. Gen. Syed Agha Saqib.The man was detained along with some artillery warheads and a remote control device in... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN):  The heads of municipalities from western Afghanistan held their first-ever joint meeting to discuss ways how to develop urban areas.The meeting was attended by municipality department heads from Herat, Chaghcharan, Farah and... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Dozens civil society activists and culturalists during a gathering in western Herat province, denounced Sunday's group attacks in the country, asking an end to the ongoing war, an official said on Thursday. The gathering... read more
HERAT (PAN): Around 70 historical artifacts including swords, crockery, military and sports equipment were handed to the provincial Culture and Information Department by antique-items’ sellers in western Herat province, an official said.The... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A suicide bomber on Tuesday morning detonated his explosives-packed vehicle in front of the Guzra district headquarters in western Herat province, killing 12 people and wounding 57 others, including policemen.The bomber struck... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Tuberculoses infected patients hold banners asking government for providing more facilities to prevent this fatal disease at Herat Civil Hospital on Monday.The TB figures in this western province have been significantly increased... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): An Italian-funded building for the ambulance service was inaugurated at a zonal hospital in western Herat province on Monday, local officials said.Governor Daud Shah Saba, senior provincial officials and Italian Ambassador to... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Representatives from various countries attended a conference to give tribute to a renowned Persian poet Mawlana Jalaluddin Balkhi in western Herat province on Sunday, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT CITY (PAN): The second annual public accountability forum, involving department heads, launched in western Herat province on Saturday, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): The counternarcotics minister on Saturday listed high international demand and the easy import of chemicals as the main reasons behind drug smuggling and productionin Afghanistan.Addressing a news conference in western Herat... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola, during a visit to western Herat province on Saturday, said his country would remain committed to supporting Afghanistan.Speaking at a ceremony that marked the change of command at... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Thirty-five Taliban fighters, including a commander, joined the peace process in the western province of Herat, an official said on Sunday.Led by Mullah Mir Ahmad, the militants surrendered late on Saturday as a result of... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Seventy security officials were fired on charges of corruption and misusing their authority in western provinces, the interior minister said on Thursday.A 15-member delegation of the ministry, led by Bismillah Mohammadi,... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Thirty Taliban fighters and five private security guards were killed during a clash in western Farah province, officials said on Thursday.Heavily armed insurgents attacked a convoy of trucks carrying supplies for NATO-led... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A four-member group, accused of masterminding several attacks and plotting the assassination of the energy minister, was busted in western Herat province, officials said on Wednesday.More than 243 kilograms of explosives were... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Governor Mohammad Daud Saba along with the Deputy US Ambassador to Afghanistan James B.Cunningham joins the ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate a new building for a teacher education faculty on the Herat university campus.... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A first-ever cold storage for fresh fruits, costing 139 thousand Euros, was officially opened in Guzarah district of western Herat province, an official said.The project was funded by the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT-Italy).... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): More than 610 thousand U-5 children will receive polio drops during a three-day anti-polio vaccination drive in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Parvin, a 16 years old girl, compelled a prominent anti-government fighter, Abdul Basir, to lay down his weapon and join the peace process in western Herat province.Basir, who fell in love with Parvin, had been asked by the girl’s... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The NATO senior civil envoy Simon Gass on Tuesday said the strategic cooperation agreement between Afghanistan and the US would be signed in the near future.Speaking at a news conference in western Herat province,... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A surrendering insurgent carries a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) prior delivering it to officials during a ceremony in western Herat province.A 12-member insurgent group from Pashtun Zarghun district joined the peace process... read more
HERAT CITY, Mar 03, 2012: Two Taliban activists are posed by National Directorate of Security (NDS) official after their arrest in western Herat province.Ahmadullah, alias Mullah Padesha, a Taliban shadow governor for the Khushk-e-Kuhna district,... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): More than thirty institutions of Civil Societies strongly condemned the alleged burning of the Quran by US-forces in Bagram Airbase during a gathering in western Herat province.The institutions asked President Hamid Karzai and the... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Around 1,100 students were awarded certificates on completing an Islamic studies course in western Herat province, where more than 20,000 boys and girls are enrolled at seminaries, officials said on Monday.  The students... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The prosecutor office in western Herat province said on Wednesday a man who cut off his wife’s fingers and lips and killed his small daughter had been arrested.Marya Bashir, the attorney, told a news conference in Herat City,... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 70 prisoners including women were released from central jail in compliance with orders from President Hamid Karzai on the occasion of the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the birth of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) in western Herat... read more
HERAT (PAN): Two female of the Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT)prepare various items prior to its distribution among women prisoners at Herat central jail on Tuesday.The Italian-PRT provided several items and cosmetics worth 36,000 Euros... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A 30-member rebel group, including a senior Taliban commander, joined the peace process in western Herat province, officials said on Monday.Led by Mullah Abdullah, the group was operating in Pashtun Zarghoon district and... read more
HERAT (PAN): Up to 23 tractors costing $1  million were donated to farmers in various districts of western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Insurgents stand next to weapons which they handed over to security officials during a ceremony in Gozara district of western Herat province.The 7-member group reconciled with the government, an official said.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): Led by Mullah Rahmatullah, a nine-member Taliban group joined the government-initiated peace process in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT CITY (PAN): Security for 12 districts was handed to Afghan forces from international soldiers in the western province of Herat on Monday, officials said.Chairman of Transition Commission Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, representatives of the... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Seven suspected militants are posed by National Directorate for Security (NDS)'s officials after they were arrested in western Herat province.Four of them were accused of blowing up telecommunication towers, an official said.... read more
HERAT (PAN): A ten-member rebel group has joined reconciliation promgramme in western Herat province, Chief police Sayed Aqa Saqib told media.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY (PAN): A total of 25 attorneys completed a 40-day-long workshop on enhancing capacity building of lawyers in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY, Jan 11, 2012: Governor Mohammad Dawood Saba inaugurated a museum in western Herat province.The museum was opened to public after the completion of renovation work.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Jan 11, 2012: Security personnel in western Herat province parade three alleged kidnappers after they were arrested in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY, Jan 11, 2012: Rebels turn in their weapons after joining the peace process in western Herat province.An 8-member rebel group joined the reconciliation programme , an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT CITY, Jan 10, 2012: Police officer keeps guard outside the central jail in western Herat province.The control of all prisons and jails was transferred to the Interior Ministry from the Justice Ministry in this western province.PAJHWOK/... read more
Heart (PAN): A head of kidnappers detained in Heart province during an operation by Afghan security forces, official said on Wednesday.Sharif Ahmad, a head of kidnappers, was arrested along with his colleague Ehsanullah who had kidnaped a child in... read more
HERAT, Jan 01, 2012: Two insurgents have been arrested along with their weapons in western Herat provice on Sunday, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Dec 27, 2011: Police officers display seized heroin sacks in western Herat province. The trafficker was trying to smuggle 74kg of heroin to Iran, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Dec 26, 2011: Transit truck drivers of Islam Qala transit union went on strike against the detention of the three members of this union in western Herat province.“The transit union will continue the strike till the destiny of our detained... read more
HERAT, Dec 22, 2011: A total of thirty policewomen have completed four-month training course at Ansari 606 Police Academy of western Herat province."The increased recruitments of women in police fronts show their interest,” Obaid Yaani, Deputy of... read more
HERAT, Dec 22, 2011: A total of 500 policemen graduated after completing four-month training course at Ansar 606 Police Academy of western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT, Dec 14, 2011: In western Herat, 10 armed individuals renounced the insurgency in Adraskan and Farsi districts, a statement from NDS said. Led by Arbab Gul Ahmad, the individuals previously operated on highways in the districts.PAJHWOK/... read more
HERAT, Dec 07, 2011: Detained Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Sataar and his associates are being posed for media by security officials in western Herat province. Sataar and his four companions were detained during an operation in Gull Raan district... read more
HERAT, Dec 06, 2011: Hundreds of Shiites Muslims on Tuesday donated blood on the occasion of commemorating the 10th of Muharram the first month of the new Islamic year in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Dec 04, 2011: Dr. Abdul Rahman, a commander of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, was detained during a joint operation in Chusht Raah district of western Herat province, Sayed Aqa Saqeb, Herat police... read more
HEART, Nov 29, 2011: Some residents of the western Herat province accuse their MPs of failing to keep their promises.Shakib Shams, resident of Herat City, says that the Herat MPs promised during their campaigns to provide clean water, security, and... read more
HERAT, Nov 27, 2011: A 12-member rebel group joined the peace process in western Herat province, the provincial high peace committee said on Sunday.Led by Mullah Abdul Salam, a resident of Adraskan district, the group also surrendered... read more
HERAT, Nov 24, 2011: Two alleged drug traffickers were detained on the charges of smuggling more than 100 kilograms narcotics in western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Oct 30, 2011: The Iranian consul general in western Herat province on Sunday said the proposed permanent US military bases could further deteriorate Afghanistan's security situation.Addressing a news conference on recent developments in... read more
HERAT, Oct 25, 2011: More than 684kgs of drugs have been seized by security officials of counter-narcotics near Afghanistan-Iran border in western Herat province, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi  
HERAT, Oct 14, 2011: In total, 400 armament officers of third battalion of Public Order Police have been dispatched from western Herat province to southern Kandahar province for the improvement of security, an official said.This battalion has... read more
HERAT, Oct 14, 2011: A number of supporters of unseated female lawmaker Samin Barakzai, who had been on hunger strike for thirteen consecutive days, stage a protest demonstration in western Herat province.The protester asked government and... read more
HERAT, Oct 12, 2011: The revenue of Herat Custom Department up by 56 percent as compared to last year, an official said.“Most of the revenue was raised from taxes on imports of fuel, vehicles, food items, medicine, clothes and reconstruction... read more
HERAT, Oct 02, 2011: The parking for aircrafts at Herat International Airport will be reconstructed with the cost of 111 millions Afghanis US, Dr. Daud Saba, Governor for western Herat province, told media on Monday.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Sept 29, 2011: Two passers-by and a female police official were killed and five others injured in a roadside bombing in western Herat province, officials said on Thursday.A remote-controlled bomb, attached to a motorcycle, was detonated... read more
HERAT, Sept 24, 2011: Residents after Jumma prayer chant slogans condemning assassination of Prof. Rabani during a protest demonstration in western Herat province.Rabani was killed and three members of his panel were wounded in a suicide attack at... read more
HERAT, Sept 21, 2011: A number of Herat University students on Wednesday stood a protest demonstration condemning the assassination of Prof. Burhannuddin Rabani, Chairman of High Peace Council, who was killed and three members of his panel were... read more
HERAT, Sept 19, 2011: Dead bodies of man and woman accused of having illicit relationship are seen in western Herat province.Security officials have launched investigations into the case, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, Sept 12, 2011: The foundation stone of Italian-funded eleventh police district of western Herat province has been laid by Afghan security officials and Provincial Reconstruction Team of Italy (PRT-Italy) soldiers on Monday, an Italian officer... read more
HERAT, Sept 12, 2011: Football competitions entitled Masoud’s Peace and Friendship Football Cup have been started with the participation of eight teams of various provinces in western Herat province, Abdul Qayum Jami, Chairman of Herat Sports told... read more
HERAT, Sept 11, 2011: A three-member militant group accused of involvement in suicide attacks and assassinations of government officials has been busted by intelligence operatives in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.The... read more
HERAT, Sept 10, 2011: In total, thirteen Afghan weightlifters obtaining third position earned five golden, four silver and two bronze medals during Asian Weightlifting Competitions being held in Taiwan, officials from Afghanistan Weightlifting... read more
HERAT, Sept 06, 2011: Two members of a family, including a girl and her brother, were injured in a premature suicide attack in western Herat province, officials said on Tuesday.The suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden Corolla car... read more
HERAT, Sept 05, 2011: Over 150 families displaced from Gulistan district of western Farah province seek out to barely fulfill basic needs in western Herat province.“We were compelled to leave our village as insurgents begun to torture civilians and... read more
HERAT, August 27, 2011: Ryan Crocker, the newly appointed US ambassador to Afghanistan inaugurated the US consulate in the western province of Heart during his first visit to that province.“The United States of America and international society will... read more
HERAT, August 27, 2011: Three insurgents allegedly planning a suicide attack on an Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) were detained by officials of the Herat National Directorate for Security, said Mahuddin Noori, a spokesman for Herat’s... read more
HERAT, August 26, 2011: A woman was killed and 10 others were injured as a result of a powerful bomb blast in the western province of Herat on Friday, police and hospital sources said.The explosion occurred in front of the police headquarters... read more
HEART, August 25, 2011: More than two hundred and ten Public Order Police have been graduated after receiving four-training by national and international trainers in Herat Police Training Center in the West of Afghanistan on Wednesday, Gen. Ziauddin... read more
HEART, August 25, 2011: More than two hundred and ten Public Order Police have been graduated after receiving four-training by national and international trainers in Herat Police Training Center in the West of Afghanistan on Wednesday, Gen. Ziauddin... read more
HERAT, August 23, 2011: In total, 48 cases of self-immolation, 45 of them women, have been registered over the past four months, an increase over the past year in Western Afghanistan, Dr. Arif Jalali, a specialist at the Herat Burns & Plastic... read more
HERAT, August 22, 2011: In total, 120 out of 300 Taliban fighters, including their regional commanders, received aid for joining the government in the western province of Herat, Herat Governor Daud Shah Saba told media. More than 500 insurgents... read more
HERAT, August 22, 2011: Three suspected arms traffickers are shown to the media after their arrest by intelligence operatives in the Enjeel district of the western province of Herat. Ten weapons, Afghan National Army (ANA) uniforms and some... read more
HERAT, August 21, 2011: The head of a 4-man team involved in roadside bombings, Mullah Abdul Ahad, was arrested along with three companions and explosives by Herat security officials in the western province of Herat on Saturday, according to the... read more
HERAT, August 20, 2011: Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and eight others wounded when an explosives-rigged rickshaw was detonated in the 5th police district of western Herat City Saturday morning, an officials said. The... read more
HERAT, August 18, 2011: Two kidnappers are posed to media people who were arrested by security officials in western Herat province. After abducting Shukran, a resident of Herat, they blackmailed his family to give them $200000 thousand, an official... read more
HERAT, August 10, 2011: An explosion that occurred early on Wednesday morning in the western Herat province caused no major casualty, Muhayudin Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News, adding that the bomb was planted... read more
HERAT, August 07, 2011: Two suspects have been detained by counter-narcotics officials with 29 jerry cans containing 290kg of acid, said Brig. Gen Syed Agha Saqib, the provincial police chief. The jerry cans, which were discovered in an air-... read more
HERAT, August 02, 2011: A number of local, national and international journalists during a gathering condemned the killing of Pajhwok Afghan News reporter Ahmad Omid Khpalwak in southern Uruzgan province. Ahmad Omid Khaplwak was killed during... read more
HERAT, July 24, 2011: The first regional center for the counter-narcotics police has been inaugurated in the western province of Herat. The US-funded center was constructed at the cost of $11 million, an official said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, July 24, 2011: Two homes were burned when a storage facility for plastics caught fire in the western province of Herat on Sunday, an official said. Noor Khan Nekzad, a spokesman for the Herat chief of police, said that investigations are... read more
HERAT, July 24, 2011: In total 1850 kilograms of drugs, including opium, hashish, heroine and morphine, were set on fire by the Provincial Department of Counter-Narcotics in western Herat province on Sunday, a Ministry of Interior counter-narcotics... read more
HERAT, July 23, 2011: A Russian woman who married with an Afghan converted to Islam in the Ghyasia religious school in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, July 21, 2011: Security responsibility for Herat City was handed over to Afghan forces on Thursday, increasing to four the number of areas transferred to local control. Marking the transition, two separate ceremonies took place on the... read more
HERAT, July 19, 2011: In total, 1450 soldiers graduated from eight-week professional training at 207 Zafar Corps in western Herat province on Tuesday, Gen Shahzada, Commander for 207 Zafar Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News. Ezzat Khan, a newly... read more
HERAT, July 13, 2011: Work on a 335-km ring road will begin with financial support from the Public Affairs Ministry. The cost will be $2 million. The ring road will link 14 different provinces, including Parwan, Baghlan, Samangan, Balkh, Shabarghan... read more
HERAT, July 12, 2011: Colonel Muhammad Yusuf Wardak, Commander for 207 Zafar educational military corps, said that youths are increasingly joining the Afghan National Army (ANA) in western Herat province. More than ten thousands soldiers have... read more
HERAT, July 12, 2011: US Army trains Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi  
HERAT, July 11, 2011: Insecurity is the main reason of unemployment in western Heart province, said local officials. Central government is not able to reduce the ratio of unemployment in Herat, said Governor for western Herat province Daud Shah... read more
HERAT, July 10, 2011: A four-member gang of kidnappers has been arrested by security officials in western Herat province on Sunday, said Daud Shah Saba, Governor for western Herat province during a press conference. The gang was involved in many... read more
HEART, July 06, 2011: A conference on Strengthening Development Coordination was held to figure out the problems of local administrations in western Herat province on Wednesday, said Daud Shah Saba, Governor for western Herat province. PAJHWOK/... read more
HERAT CITY, June 28, 2011: Four men were detained transporting 2,500 kg of explosives in a trailer truck. They entered Afghanistan from neighboring Pakistan, an official said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, June 27, 2011: Tara Chand, Indian Gen. Consul in western Herat province, says the construction works of Salma dam will be sooner executed. The foundation of Salma dam had been laid down on the regime of Daud Khan by the financial support of... read more
BALKH, June 28, 2011: Gul Murad resident of Mazar-i- Sharif says he is being concerned of shortage of power in the city. He owns a stationary shop as he is not able to print out cards without power. PAJHWOK/ Zameer Saar
HERAT, June 27, 2011: Sakeena Hussaini, member of Herat provincial council during a visit to Chesht Sharif district of western Herat province on Monday said that violence against women is being continued and they have rare approach to their... read more
HERAT, June 27, 2011: Col. Gulabuddin, Commander for Salma dam, says that six robbers have been arrested after one-hour clash in the Chesht Sharif district of western Herat province on Monday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT, June 19, 2011: US ambassador Karl Eikenberry addresses a conference titled "The Future of US/Afghan Relations" in western Herat province on Sunday. Afghan leaders who US soldiers of being occupiers should be sensitive to the... read more
HERAT, June 13, 2011:  The United Nations (UN) office in western Herat province is concerned about the rising number of civilian deaths in rebel attacks, said Abdul Qadir Rahimi, head of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission in Western... read more
HERAT, June 12, 2011: Union of Herat metalworkers during a protest demonstration claimed for energy as officials of the Heart Energy Department cut it off two days ago in western Herat province. Our electricity cut off two days ago, said Ali Ahmad... read more
HERAT, June 11, 2011: In total, 40 midwives graduated from the Secondary Institute of Medicine in western Herat province, said Dr. Ghulam Saeed Rashid, head of the Herat Public Health Department. The newly graduated midwives will serve distant... read more
HERAT, June 6, 2011: Three suicide jackets and explosives have been seized during joint operation by regional security officials in Kohsaan district of western Herat province on Sunday, an official said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, June 07, 2011: Governor for western Herat province, Daud Shah Saba during a press conference said that 11 alleged suicide bombers have been arrested by security officials in the province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, May 30, 2011: Four people were killed and 24 others wounded in two back-to-back suicide bombings that rocked the capital of western Herat on Monday noon, hospital sources said. The blasts, followed by a fierce clash, happened in Jada-i-... read more
HERAT, May 26, 2011: Officials from Telecommunication and Information said Google and IBM major companies have officially opened their franchises in western Herat province.PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, May 27, 2011: US ambassador to Afghanistan W. Karl Eikenberry said that US will continue its coordination to expand Afghan marble in the country during Third World Marble Conference in Afghanistan held in western Herat province on Friday.... read more
HERAT, May 27, 2011: Waheedullah Shahrani, Minister of Mines during a visit to western Herat province said that according a fresh mines survey, Afghanistan goes through unprofessional extraction of mines across the country on Friday. PAJHWOK/... read more
HERAT, May 26, 2011: Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General along with regional officials visited ancient castle of Akhyaruddin in western Heart province on Thursday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi 
HERAT, May 19, 2011:  More than 200 youth have recently recruited to Afghan National Army (ANA)’s strips in western Herat province on Thursday, officials said PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, May 18, 2011: Authorities released 90 prisoners including 9 women in compliance with presidential decree in western Herat province on Wednesday, Officials said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
HERAT, May 16, 2011: Heavy weapons and ammunition including 31 grenades, 17 artillery shells, 11 rockets, 8 anti-tanks fuses, and 1 RPG7 rocket that were prepared to be utilized in terror attacks, have been seized during operations by anti-crimes... read more
HEART, May 16, 2011: Expired medicines worth $4000 are taken to be burned in western Herat province. Twenty tons of expired and low quality Iranian, Pakistani, Arab and Indian medicines were set ablaze by health officials, an official said.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5093267]   HERAT, May 01, 2011: In total, 26 small projects have been devoted to Civil Society during grant agreement signing ceremony to build women-capacities by Ambassador’s Small Grant Program (ASGP) in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5086931] HERAT, April 29, 2011: Fifteen Taliban fighters and their commander joined the peace process in the western province of Herat on Wednesday, an official said. Led by Mullah Syed Ahmad, the rebels surrendered... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5069459]   HERAT, April 26, 2011: A number of poets and culturists with the presentation of their poetry, anthems marked International Book Day in western Herat province on Tuesday. The celebration aimed to promote... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5069411]   HERAT, April 26, 2011: A number of people participate in a special gathering, in which governor of western Herat province Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani briefed the participation about achievement and expenses of... read more
[Vidoe:http://blip.tv/file/5061221] HERAT, April 23, 2011: A five-member group of insurgents joined the peace process in the western Herat province as they handed their weapons to the regional officials of National Directory of Security (NDS) on... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5040590]   HERAT, April 19, 2011: Tara Chand, Indian Gen. Consul in western Herat province, says the construction works of Salma dam will be sooner executed. The foundation of Salma dam had been laid down on the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5027140]   HERAT, April 16, 2011: Adruskan Police Training Center inaugurated in 2008 to train fresh recruits and place them to insecure provinces for the better stability of security across the country. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5027042]   HERAT, April 15, 2011: In total 382 team leaders including policemen have been graduated after receiving four-month training in western Herat province, officials said. These fully-equipped soldiers will... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5017506]   HERAT, April 13, 2011: A number of corrupt personnel in police are threatened by home minister, Gen. Bismillah Muhammadi, in a visit to western Herat province on Wednesday. Afghan National Security... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5012659]   HERAT, April 13, 2011: Two-day International Humanitarian Laws awareness conference held for the students and lecturers of law and political science faculties by Afghan Red Crescent Community in western... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5003059]   HERAT, April.10, 2011: Minister of Economic Development of Italy, Paolo Romani along with 26 national traders’ delegation announced $ 85 million aid for the establishment of Herat airport in western... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4978086]   HERAT, Apr 4, 2011: New commander of International Security Assistance (ISAF) for western Afghanistan has been appointed during a special ceremony in western Herat province on Monday. Ignazi La Russa,... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4977727]   HERAT, Apr 4, 2011: New commander for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT Herat) has been conducted in western Herat province. In addition, the security will be handed over to Afghan troops within two... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4973092]   HERAT, Apr 4, 2011: More than 30 tons of fuel set to blaze; dying two people in Maah-e-Safed area of western Herat province on Monday. The fire caused by the carelessness of the company workers. PAJHWOK... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4968766] HERAT, April 02, 2011: Residents of western Herat province protested against a US pastor, who torched a copy of the Quran two weeks ago in Florida. The torching of Quran sparked bloody protest in Balkh and... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4956780]   HERAT, Mar 30, 2011: Three alleged killers of Khwaja Muhammad Yunus, a truck driver, have been arrested during an operation by crime branch officials in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4952956] HERAT, Mar 29, 2011: Fatema 24 from southern Lashkargah province as was seriously injured by her husband receives ;treatment in Herat regional hospital. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4947023] HERAT, Mar 28, 2011: A woman, resident of western Herat province, is being treated at a local hospital in Herat city for burn injuries she sustained during a self-immolation attempt, a health official said.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4938481] HERAT, Mar 26, 2011: As result of the unusually warm weather, school students who are forced to study outside are faced with problems in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4921185] HERAT, Mar 21, 2011: Thousands of residents and Herat local officials raised the flag to celebrate New Year in western Herat province on Monday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4908199]   HERAT, Mar 19, 2011: Eleven Taliban put down their weapons and joined the peace process in Sheen Dund district of western Herat province on Saturday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4897171] HERAT, Mar 17, 2011: the facilities in fuel transit are still not solved in western Herat province, said Daud Saba, Governor for western Herat province, in a press conference. In addition, we have frequently... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4891715] HERAT, Mar 15, 2o11: Herat on Tuesday marked the 32nd anniversary of its uprising against the then-Soviet-backed Afghan government in which more than 24,000 people were killed. On March 15, 1979, communist... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4866842]   HERAT, Mar 08, 2011: Unknown armed offenders shot a policewoman in Payeen Aab district of western Herat province on Tuesday. While on her way to the office, the offenders targeted her and she sustained... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4866503]   HERAT, Mar 08, 2011: More than 80 women showcase their handicrafts at an exhibition on the occasion of International Woman Day in western Herat province on Tuesday. The exhibition is aimed at... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4861492]   HERAT, Mar 8, 2011: A number of policewomen participated in International Woman Day as certificates were also distributed among them in western Herat province on Tuesday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4857227] HERAT, Mar 8, 2011: Maiden training workshop held by Herat female lawyers on International Woman day in western Herat province on Tuesday. The goal of the workshop is to build up the training capacity of Herat... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852358] HERAT, Mar 6, 2011: Members of Herat provincial council stated that Herat-Islam Qala highway will be closed for transit due to carelessness of Public Works Ministry in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4848307] HERAT, Mar 5, 2011: Patients do not require traveling to neighbor countries for the treatment of tuberculosis as newly constructed center inaugurated in western Herat province, regional officials said. The well-... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4845646] HERAT, Mar 1, 2011: As result of roadside bomb, an Italian soldier killed and four other have been injured in Adruskan district of western Herat province on Monday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4827389] HERAT, Mar 1, 2011: After frequent objections of disagree candidates, the recounting of votes started in the presence of official delegation from Kabul in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4822593]   HERAT, Feb 28, 2011: Flying coach and a truck crushed before noon; killing one and 16 other injured in Dah Shaikh Parwana area of western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4822584]   HERAT, Feb 27, 2011:  A roadside bomb hit police ranger vehicle in western Herat province on Sunday. A 10-year-old boy was killed in the blast, an official said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4819244] HERAT, Feb 27, 2011: The Deputy of the Ministry Counter-Narcotics, Muhammad Ibrahim Azhari, said that the ministry intends to open six new centers for drug addicts including Herat in six different zones next year... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4816158]   HERAT, Feb 26, 2011: Newly constructed road inaugurated next to the ancient temples of Herat to enlist the city in World Cultural Heritage in western Herat province on Saturday. Rural Rehabilitation and... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4806915] HERAT, Feb 23, 2011: Abdul Hadi Jamshedi, a member of the Wolesi Jirga, was injured in police fire in western Herat province, officials said on Wednesday. Jamshedi was going to Herat City from Rubat Sangi... read more
[Vidoe:http://blip.tv/file/4793090] HERAT, Feb 21, 2011: We will offer professional police to society by the inauguration of fourth police training center in western zone, said Gen. Ziauddin Mahumoodi, head of Herat police zone. Nearly 10000... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4793077] HERAT, Feb 21, 2011: The detonation of a planted bomb next to police check point killed three and left four other injured in Sheen-Dund district of western Herat province on Sunday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Vidoe:http://blip.tv/file/4793074] HERAT, Feb 21, 2011: Four-day women recruiting seminar fascinated women to join police and perform their duty in different provinces, said Asla Behzadi, head of Herat policewomen recruiting program. We will do... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4793065] HERAT, Feb 20, 2011: ; First round of basketball league was won by Arash in western Herat province. The match was being played in Shaheed Mirwais gymnasium on Sunday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4789489] HERAT, Feb 20, 2011: Council of failed candidates finally announced their support for Supreme Court’s decision after staging number of demonstration in western Herat province. PAJWHOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4786230] HERAT, Feb 19, 2011: High ranking officials from the Transportation Ministry and NATO- led forces officially inaugurated Afghanistan’s second international airport with the landing of an Airbus 310 in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4778108] HERAT, Feb 17, 2011: Herat was well known for its silk but now a day the industries face many obstacles in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4758894] HERAT, Feb 13, 2011: Nearly 200 houses have been completely destroyed due to heavy rains in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4758692] HERAT, Feb 13, 2011: During an operation, nearly 113 kg of opium was seized with the efforts of border police in Laash Jwund district of western Farah province, said Shir Ali, commander of the 4th zone border... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4758385] HERAT, Feb 12, 2011: In order to increase the educational status of students, Herat technical institute was provisioned laboratory in western Herat province on Saturday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4742383] HERAT, Feb 08, 2011: Nearly 2,200 Afghans who have crossed the border into Afghanistan were forced to leave Iran, officials said. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4742380] HERAT, Feb 09, 2011: Ministry of Information and Culture stated that the Youth Affairs Department will be included in all provincial councils. It will help to focus on the role of youth in reconstruction and... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4725534]   HERAT, Feb 04, 2011: Flash floods in Ghoryan and Injil districts of western Herat province killed three people and destroyed more than 360 houses, officials said on Thursday. Heavy rains caused the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4707886]   HERAT, Feb 1, 2011: Poverty, illiteracy and insecurity are the reason of three decades war in Afghanistan. Women are not only who remained uneducated but enormous youths face this huge problem. Nearly 80... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4702860]    HEART, Jan 29, 2011:  Hundreds of people in western Herat province on Saturday took to the streets against the detention of their countrymen in Iran, where thousands of other Afghans are on... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4688768] HERAT, Jan 27, 2011: The Municipality of Herat province and the Herat Sports Department, with the support of the Help organization, encouraged hundreds of children, youth, and elders to travel on bicycles around... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4679485] HERAT, Jan 15, 2011: More than ten thousand students will give their entry test for university over three days in western Herat province, officials said. Herat University is capable of admitting three thousands... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4670451] HERAT, Jan 22, 2011: Muhammad Saleem Taraki, the Mayor of western Herat province, was accused by Ahmad Zia Rafat, spokesman for the Independent Election Complaints Commission, of using governmental properties for... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4665918]   Herat, Jan 20, 2010: The second part of the Islam Qala military installation for border police, constructed by the U.S. at the cost of more than $5 million, was inaugurated by U.S. Ambassador to... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4655932]   HERAT Jan 20, 2011: A rocket attack on ISAF troops left one killed and ten others woundedin western Herat province on Tuesday night. Armed Taliban attacked an ISAF military base in Kashak Rabat district... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4635592] HEART, Jan 15, 2011: Hundreds of angry protesters stage protest asking Iran to let Afghan traders’ fuel tanks and as well as to free prisoned Afghans, in western Herat province on Saturday. PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4626984] HERAT, Jan 12, 2011: American troops donated winter assistance to detainees in Herat central jail. American troops donated winter assistance to detainee to the cost of $900,000, said Gen Abdul Majeed Saddiqi,... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4622844] HERAT, Jan 11, 2011: As electricity broke down across the city, citizens face enormous problems in western Herat province. Haji Shir Ahmad Ghoryani gestures to the reasons as lack of electricity cables and... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4609699] HERAT,08,Jan,2011, PAN : The field is allocated for the heavy weapon training on which 480000 millions of dollar will be spent and it is financially supported by United State of America. Pajhwok/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4589634] HERAT, Jan 3, 2011: Nearly 95kg of opium and heroin along with two ancient stones seized during operation of police and counter-narcotics personnel in Kohistan district of western Herat province on Monday, said... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4585841] HERAT, Jan 3, 2011: One civilian was killed and five others, including a policeman, were injured when explosives packed into a bag went off in the western province of Herat on Monday, the interior ministry... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4582613] HERAT, Jan 2, 2011: Nearly fifty four photos of sports, work, political and social sit an exhibition by national and international photo journalists held under the title of Woman and Society Photo with the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4582425] HERAT, Jan 2, 2011: An Italian soldier has been killed by Taliban in Gulistan district of western Farah province. The dead body shifted to Rome, capital of Italy after grievous dead ceremony held in western Farah... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4582320]   HERAT, Jan 2, 2011: More than 1600 fuel tanks of Afghan traders are being unparalleled stopped across the border in Iran. Fuels are going to its highest prices in western Herat province. Fuel tanks... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4580020] HERAT, Jan 1, 2011: Fresh operation is going to launch in western zone in near future, said officials of Defense ministry. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4573061] HERAT, Dec 29, 2010: Municipality of western Herat province starts destroying illegal homes in western Heart province. Residents gathered across the provincial assembly and called municipality workers as land... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4569620] Herat, Dec 27, 2010: Ten Taliban fighters along with their weapons joined ongoing Peace Process in western Herat province on Tuesday. More than four hundreds insurgents joined government over the past three... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4565873] HERAT, Dec 27, 2010: Nearly two thousand acres grabbed land has been liberated in western Herat province, said Herat mayor, Muhammad Saleem Taraki. Thousand acres land were grabbed by land mafia and... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4559216] HERAT, Dec 25, 2010: Nearly 130 kg of Crystal narcotics have been seized in counter-narcotics operations in western Herat province on Saturday, said Dilawar Shah Dilawar, chief police of western Herat province.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4545083]     HERAT, Dec 21, 2010: Nearly hundred kilos of crystal narcotics along with two convicted persons detained by fourth zone of Herat border police in western Herat province on Tuesday. PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4549288] HERAT, Dec 23, 2010: Nearly 1330 ANA soldiers graduated after eight-week training at 207 Zafar military corps in western Herat province on Thursday. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4540298] HERAT, Dec 20, 2010: Failed candidates gathered and ask government for fresh election in western Herat province. Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4535308]   HERAT, Dec 20, 2010: Taekwondo game has been improving among youths and children in western Herat province. If government supports our game, we can achieve many medals in international games. PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4531654] HERAT, Dec 16, 2010: Shiite people took part in a ceremony to commemorate the 10th of Muharam, the first month of new Islamic year in souther Herat. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4508648]   HERAT, Dec 13, 2010: Afghan-Iran professional training center with the presence of Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disables Ministry inaugurated in western Herat province on Monday. The center cost two... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4503492]   HERAT, Dec 13, 2010: Officials of Public Health Department in western Herat province facilitate a treatment center for drugs addicted in western Herat province on Monday. The center constructed with the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4503445] HERAT, Dec 12, 2010: The conference held by Youths Directorate of western Herat province with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in western Herat province on Sunday. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4503057]   HERAT, Dec 12, 2010:  A newly constructed medical clinic inaugurated by Indian and Afghan officials in western Herat province on Sunday. Nearly 150 patients will be checked by two doctors free of... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4496777] HERAT, Dec 11, 2010: Hundreds of Ghuzra residents are provisioned sewing and beauty make up courses by Italian Cooperation in western Herat province. Italian Cooperation underway professional training in which... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4486942] HERAT, Dec 8, 2010: Youths Advisory Conference held in western zone concerned to the National Youths policy making.Numbers of youths from Herat, Farah, Ghor and Badghis provinces participated in Youths Advisory... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4483092]   HERAT, Dec 7, 2010: Residents of western Herat province worry about injective drugs addicted. This is one of the huge obstacle for youths in this province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4477994] HERAT, Dec 6, 2010: Mark Sedwill, NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative, during a press conference said that Italian troops struggle to hand over the security to Afghan forces in southern Herat province on... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4472698] HERAT, Dec 5, 2010: More than 70 rebels joined Peace Process in western Heart province. This group belongs to southern Helmand province, said Sharif Mujadidi, head of Peace Process in western Herat province.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4457182]      HERAT, Dec 1, 2010: Usami Ghafar, major militants commander, detained during operative operations by Counter-Terrorism personnel with the assistance of Quick Reation Force in Shindund... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4457267]   HERAT, Dec 1, 2010:Italian Cooperation has been providing training and rehabilitation courses to people in western part of the country since few years. They provided employment to three hundreds women in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4452579] HERAT, Dec 1, 2010: Governmental officials during a gathering provisioned the information of their activities to people in western Herat province on Wednesday.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4447225] HERAT, Nov 29, 2010: A number of failed parliamentary candidates stage demonstration in western Herat province on Monday. They expressed their support to ongoing Attorney General Office's (AGO) efforts to... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4447204] HERAT, Nov 29,2010: ;Dr Nazeer Ahmad Haiderzada, head of western Herat provincial assembly, said that conference against administrative corruption held by the gumption of Herat provincial assembly.   We... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4442410] HERAT, Nov 28, 2010: 117 different weapons deliver to Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) in western Herat province, said Delawar Shah Delawar, acting chief police of western Herat province. PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4428425] HERAT, Nov 25, 2010: World Women Violence Prevention Day celebrates in western Herat province; meanwhile enormous women still suffer various problems there. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4424194]   HERAT, Nov 23, 2010: As result of an embedded bomb explosion, one killed and four other wounded in Almehdi Jebraeel Jan town, western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4418652]   Herat, Nov 23, 2010: Afghan taekwondo team won 18 medals in Peace and Friendship Cup contests, underway in Iran. Shoaib Rahmani, head of Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation, said: “19 Afghan athletes... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4418508]   HERAT, Nov 23, 2010: Women self-immolation has been widely increased by 30% in western Herat province, expressed by Herat public-health officials.  They have known the main causes of self-immolation... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4410456] HERAT, Nov 21, 2010: People are quite optimistic that security will be handed over to Afghan National Army in southern Ghazni province. However, Babuddin, resident of northern Badghis province, worries if Afghan... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4407224] HERAT, Nov 16, 2010: People offer Eid-ul-Adha congregational prayer in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4352588]   HERAT, Nov 7, 2010: I don’t feel like disable, says Shabir Ahmad, young disable in western Herat province. We have all capabilities of a healthy person. They have been studying in Peer welfare... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4352256] HERAT, Nov 7, 2010: Polio Control Program has launched in western Herat province. Over one million children will be vaccinated by Herat public Health department supported by UNESEF in west of Afghanistan.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4345732] HERAT, Nov 6, 2010: Since few years, Saffron crops have been widely flourished in western zones of Afghanistan. People and farmers are delighted from this progress. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4336589]     HERAT, Nov 4, 2010: With the help of tribal elders, an armed insurgent group of twenty persons led by Bashir Ahmad renounced violence and turned their weapons in the vicinity of Shindund district... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4335749]     HERAT, Nov 3, 2010: HERAT,Nov 3, 2010: Nearly 1.5 tonnes of narcotics, collected from various areas during different offensives over the last 2 months, were torched during a special ceremony... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4326630]   Forty nine Iranian companies and thirty one Afghani companies exhibit their products in Four-day Afghan-Iran joint industrial fair in Herat industrial park. PAJHWOK/ Mawladad Yaqobi  
[Video: http://blip.tv/file/4321515]       HERAT, Nov 1, 2010 (PAN): Insufficient market caused Herat’s decorative glass industry to get down. In this ancient industry, there are two factories only; Agha Khan cultural... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4318446]     HERAT, Oct 31, 2010: A militant commander and more than a dozen fighters laid down their arms and vowed to support the government, not fight against it, the provincial governor, Daud Saba, said on... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4318225]       HERAT, 31 Oct, 2010 (PAN): More than fourteen thousands people are seriously infected with the disease of Leishmania, said Public health department Officials in western Herat province.... read more
  [video:http://blip.tv/file/4305721]   HERAT,27,Oct,2010 (PAN) : The officials in Herat says, fourteen weapons were taken from this Security Companies, beside there are legal security Companies operating in Herat, Soon they will be... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4301341]     HERAT,26,Oct,2010 (PAN); Three thousand people protest in Herat against the Election Complaint Commission for the votes of a Candidate.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4296000]     HERAT,23,Oct,2010 (PAN): Four suicide bombers armed with weapons launched an unprecedented attack on a UN office in western Herat province on Saturday, penetrating the heavily-guarded compound,... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4295868]   HERAT,24,Oct,2010 (PAN) In a Car accident two employees of Election Commission has died and three other were Injured.PAJHWIK/Mawladad Yaqob
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4291239]     HERAT CITY, 21 Oct, 2010:A Taliban fighter was killed and two others were injured during a clash with police on Thursday. The militants had tried to attack a convoy of International Security... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4259787]   HERAT,18,Oct,2010 (PAN): Three people were killed and four others, including a policeman, injured in a roadside bombing on Monday in the western province of Herat, officials said. The... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4256577]     HERAT,16,Oct,2010 (PAN) Bricks Makers complaint against the government officials.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi 
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4256577]     HERAT,16,Oct,2010 (PAN) Bricks Makers complaint against the government officials.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi 
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4253477]       HERAT,15,Oct,2010(PAN) One day kite flying festival was organized in Herat sport stadium in which thousand of youth participated.PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqobi

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