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KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official Musa Mahmoodi on Tuesday said they were concerned about the situation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan and Iran.Speaking at a gathering on International Refugees... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A four-fold increase in investment in midwifery is necessary over the next 15 years to meet 60 percent of the needs for maternal and reproductive health services, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Wednesday.The assessment... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Kabul police chief on Saturday sought cooperation from high-ranking government officials and citizens to bring security to the city.Speaking at a press conference here, Maj. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi said despite a lot of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Kabul Bank embezzlement case has started, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said on Saturday.Last Thursday the apex court upheld the appellate court decision, sentencing Sher Khan... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Friday claimed foiling an alleged plot to assassinate First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum on a trip to northern Afghanistan by arresting five would-be suicide bombers.National Directorate of Security (NDS)... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): With its military presence in Afghanistan drawing to a close, Belgium has announced closing its Kabul Embassy before the end of January next year.The Belgian Embassy in the Pakistani capital Islamabad will be in charge of defending... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said efforts are being made to establish a reliable and efficient administration for introducing fundamental reforms over the next five years.The president was talking to tribal elders and religious... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The bodies of 10 Afghans, who drowned last week in the Mediterranean Sea near Istanbul, arrived on Saturday at the Kabul International Airport, an official said.Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mustaghni... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of prisoners, some stitching up their lips, have gone on hunger strike at the Pul-i-Charkhi jail on the eastern outskirts of Kabul, one inmate said on Sunday.Belonging to Ghor province, one prisoner Misbah told Pajhwok... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday called for Afghanistan’s youth to play a proactive role in dealing with the challenges facing their homeland.Addressing a UN Day event in Kabul, the secretary-general’s deputy special representative... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and a dozen others wounded in a bomb attack on their bus in Kabul on Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.The incident took place around 7am in Shams area of the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 70 percent area of the capital Kabul have been occupied by unplanned and illegal means, a Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MUDA) official said on Monday.In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Deputy... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): With the advent of winter, prices of firewood jumped in the capital Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.A firewood seller in Shah Shaheed area, Khan Mohammad, told Pajhwok Afghan News there the price of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The transportation of about 24,000 haj pilgrims from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia has been completed, an official said on Saturday.Hajj and Religious Affairs Deputy Minister Dayee Al Haq Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News that flying the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior member of the Hezb-I-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Tuesday escaped unhurt in an armed attack on his residence in the Khushal Khan locality of Kabul, an official said.Also a staunch supporter of Dr Abdullah Abdullah, Sholgarai... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works alleges the American-Turkish road construction has left Afghanistan without its permission company after withdrawing $12 million from the bank.Minister Najibullah Ozhan informed the Wolesi Jirga on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Thursday stressed the need for national unity, saying Afghanistan’s foes were trying to fuel divisions among its armed forces.Speaking at graduation ceremony for around 2,000 cadets at... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Huge spending on dowry and mourning ceremonies have forced many families into sending their sons abroad or indulging into hard work to bear the costs, participants of a conference said on Tuesday.About 300 people, including... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The southeastern tribal council on Thursday slammed the formation of a coalition government in the name of a national unity set-up as compromise on people’s votes, an official said.Creation of the council was announced at a ceremony... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Monday said lack of cooperation from the main electoral body was the key factor behind a delay in announcing provincial council results.Independent Election Commission (IEC)... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-constructed emergency ward of the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul, equipped with a laboratory and x-ray machine, was inaugurated on Wednesday.Costing some 28 million afs, the ward has been named after Ahmad Wali Karzai... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senior officials on Thursday said Pakistani forces and militants were fighting alongside Afghan insurgents in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.The officials said the Afghan government considered the involvement of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Attorney General Mohammad Ishaq Aloko on Monday announced his office had not yet received any electoral case with a criminal aspect.Aloko said: “Although we haven’t received anything of this nature so far, it is our authority and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Tuesday said the Pakistan Army’s operation against militant hideouts in North Waziristan region was in the interest of Afghanistan and the entire region.MoD spokesman Gen Zahir Azimi told Pajhwok... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people have been detained with 500 voter cards, some of them fake, by police in Kabul, an official said on Thursday.At a news conference, interior ministry spokesperson said the two individuals were involved in fraud and sale of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) will start probing complaints against provincial council results on May 31, an official said on Tuesday.Around 3,000 complaints had been received by IECC, which would be... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on transit and commercial cooperation would be inked among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan, an official said on Saturday.Ministry of Commerce and Industries spokesman Musafir Qoqandi, told a news... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Small and medium-sized enterprises in northern Balkh and southern Kandahar are satisfied with their security, but those in Kabul are worried about the security environment, a survey revealed on Wednesday.   Conducted by... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): After a marathon debate, the Wolesi Jirga on Saturday approved an amended mining law that was referred to the lower house a year ago.The previous mining law in 12 chapters and 105 articles was approved in 2008, but the amended... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Sunday hailed President Hamid Karzai’s latest remarks on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US as a clear and consistent stance.At a media briefing in Kabul, MoFA spokesman... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday insisted it would allow no foreign and local group or individual to interfere in the election process.IEC deputy chairman Abdul Rahman Hotaki told reporters in Kabul no government or... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Six militants, planting roadside bombs, were killed in a NATO airstrike in the Narkh district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.The incident happened in the Shahabuddin area late on Sunday night, the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Alleging foreign soldiers insulted the Holy Quran, hundreds of protestors on Saturday took to the streets in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said.The demonstration started at about 8 am in the Shash Qala village... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Seven suspected militants were killed while planting roadside bombs in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Friday.Four of the rebels, planting a roadside bomb in the Kaj Qala area of Syedabad district, were... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Six girls’ primary schools have been shut in Maidan Shahr, the capital of central Maidan Wardak province, after threats from the Taliban, an official said on Monday.  The schools have been closed since Saturday, after the... read more
JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Eight militants, including two commanders, were killed during clashes in central Maidan Wardak and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Saturday.Seven militants, along with a commander, were killed in an air... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): Five militants were killed during clashes  between Taliban and Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) fighters in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Saturday.The protracted firefights had been raging on in the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR/KANDAHAR CITY (PAN) Eleven Taliban bomb planters, including a commander, have been killed in operations in central Maidan Wardak and southern Kandahar provinces, officials said on Tuesday.Eight mine planters, including a Taliban... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Three women lost their lives and four more were wounded on Thursday, when NATO soldiers and militants clashed in the central province of Maidan Wardak, said local officials.The causalities happened when a rocket hit a civilian... read more
ZARANJ/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and seven insurgents were killed in separate incidents in southwestern Nimroz and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Monday, officials said.In Nimroz, the Taliban attacked a patrol... read more
MAIDAN SHAHAR (PAN): Two children were killed in an explosion in the Behsud district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday.The children -- a 12-year-old boy and a 14-year-old -- were killed late on Thursday when pne of them... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR/TIRINKOT (PAN): Two Taliban commanders and seven of their associates were detained, while four civilians were injured in a bombing in central Maid Wardak and Uruzgan provinces.During the overnight operation by US Special Forces in the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A senior Taliban commander was detained along with two of his associates during an overnight operation in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Saturday.The operation was carried out jointly by Afghan and foreign... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The Maidan Wardak governor on Monday accused the acting water and energy minister of ignoring the reconstruction of the Chak power dam in the central province, saying the issue had been shared with him time and again.  ... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Fourteen prisoners were released and jail terms of another 40 inmates reduced in compliance with a presidential decree in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Sunday.President Hamid Karzai had issued the decree on... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): One militant was killed and 15 others detained during a string of operations in various provinces over the past 24 hours, an official said on Sunday.The 15 suspects were detained by Afghan and International Security Assistance... read more
GHAZNI CITY/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Residents of Ghazni and Maidan Wardak provinces are faced with numerous problems after the heavy snowfall closed major highways, officials said on Monday.A thin vehicular movement was seen in Ghazni, where highways... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A Taliban-designated judge was among five militants killed during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in central Maidan Wardak province, the alliance and local officials said.The operation in the Syedabad district... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The security responsibility for Maidan Shahr, the capital of central Maidan Wardak province, was on Wednesday formally transferred to Afghan forces control during a special ceremony, an official said.The ceremony was attended by... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Intelligence operatives from central Maidan Wardak province have defused 13 missiles aimed at Kabul city, an official said on Tuesday.The missiles, in a ready to fire mode, were found at the Arghndi area of Kabul by National... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A football tournament, jointly sponsored by the USAID's RAMP UP programme and the National Olympic Committee, concluded in central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday.The Peace Football Tournament was won by the Khurshid Club, a... read more
KABUL (PAN): Five thousands families in 48 villages were on Saturday provided electricity in Char Asiab district of central Kabul province, an official said on Saturday.Da Afghanistan Brishna Shirkat Executive Director Abdul Razaq Samadi said 24... read more
MAIDAN CITY (PAN): As many as 225 displaced families were provided aid for winter in central Maidan Wardak province, the governor's office said on Saturday.The aid was provided by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday,... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A clash happened between Taliban and Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan militants in the Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday, an official said.The battle erupted in the Darmandianso, Nirkh district chief, Mohammad... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A newly-built police headquarters was inaugurated in the Jalrez district of central Maidan Wardak province on Thursday, an official said.The building was constructed at a cost of $7.1million provided by the International Security... read more
KABUL (PAN): One woman was killed and seven other people, including three females, were injured in a head-on collision in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday.The accident occurred at around 9am in the Salar area of Sayedabad... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two Taliban commanders were killed during a joint operation in southern Helmand province, the governor's office said on Tuesday.The operation was conducted by Afghan and international troops in the Manda area of Nad Ali district on... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Taliban shot dead the deputy head of the Jaghatu district council in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Tuesday.The incident took place late on Monday evening in the Bargholi area of the district, Shahidullah... read more
KABUL/MAIDAN CITY (PAN): Six militants were arrested by police over the past 24 hours in Uruzgan, Logar and Khost provinces, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Friday.Four of the suspects were detained in Logar and Khost provinces, where police... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The Security Transition Commission chairman on Wednesday discussed the second phase of the switch with officials and influential figures in central Maidan Wardak province.Foreigners could not maintain Afghanistan's security and... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thirteen suspected militants were arrested during an operation in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Monday.The operation was conducted by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in the Sultan Khail... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Five armed militants were detained by a joint Afghan-international security force during an operation in the Narkh district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.The mid-night operation was carried out in... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two Taliban fighters were killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Tuesday.The incident took place on Monday night in Chak district, Shahidullah... read more
MAIDANSHAHR (PAN): Two tanks of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were completely damaged during roadside bombings in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Monday.The explosions took place in Lwar and Guali... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): At least a dozen civilians were injured when two mortar shells hit a mosque in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Sunday.Partially damaging the mosque, the shells were fired late on Saturday in Daimirdad district... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): About 400 families were supplied electricity in the Shaheed Daud Khan area of central Maidan Wardak province on Thursday, officials said.  Da Afghanistan Brekhna Shirkat (DABS) had established a power station at a cost... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A local Taliban commander was killed during a clash with police in the Jalrez district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Thursday.Identified as Qari Ainullah, the commander was a staunch supporter of... read more
MAIDAN WARDAK (PAN): International troops killed three family members of a former senator, Sami Jan Sherzad, and detained two others during a nighttime raid in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Sunday.Noor Agha, a nephew of... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Construction work on 50 greenhouses for growing off-season vegetables was launched in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.The greenhouses would be constructed in the provincial capital Maidan Shahr and... read more
MAIDANSHAHR (PAN): A Taliban commander for Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province was detained along with his three associates in central Logar province, an official said on Saturday.Mullah Rahmatullah was arrested in the Baboos area of... read more
MEHTARLAM/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Three Taliban fighters were killed and five others injured in joint operations in eastern Laghman and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Sunday.The operation was conducted by the International Security... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A district chief in central Maidan Wardak province survived a roadside bomb attack, but two of his bodyguards were injured.His vehicle struck a road side bomb on the way to the office at about 10 am, said Mohammad Hanif Hanafi,... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in seperate explosions in eastern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Monday.In a statement, the ISAF said two its soldiers perished in two seperate improvised... read more
MAIDAN-SHAHR (PAN): Thirteen militants were killed and three others detained during a joint operation in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Sunday.The two-day offensive, conducted by Afghan and international... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A Taliban commander accused of shooting down an ISAF helicopter in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province has been killed, the alliance said on Thursday.The helicopter crashed in the Tangi area of the Taliban-... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four militants, including a commander, were killed and two others detained during an operation by international troops in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Tuesday.The operation was conducted by the International... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A former Maidan Wardak governor, who was abducted two days back in the capital of the central province, was released on Sunday.Bismillah Omar, who served as governor during Babrak Karmal's rule, had been kidnapped while returning... read more
MAIDAN WARDAK (PAN): Unidentified gunmen abducted a former Maidan Wardak governor in the capital of the central province, an official said on Saturday.Bismillah Omar, who served as governor during Babrak Karmal's rule, was kidnapped while returning... read more
CHARIKAR (PAN): Four Taliban were killed and five others wounded during an operation by Afghan soldiers in the central province of Parwan, an official said on Wednesday.Bodies of the militants, killed in the two-day operation in Koh-i-Safi district... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Five Taliban fighters were killed during an airstrike by international troops in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Tuesday.The overnight air raid took place during an operation by the International Security... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two suspected insurgents were killed by the explosives they were planting in the central province of Maidan Wardak on Monday, officials said.The roadside bombing occurred in the Deh Afghanan village on the outskirts of Maidan... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Five Afghan workers were killed and 102 people, including 77 US soldiers, wounded in a suicide bombing in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Sunday.A significant number of ISAF and Afghan civilians were injured as... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN):  One guard of a private company was killed and nine others were wounded while five tankers, carrying fuel for NATO-led troops, torched in a Taliban attack in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Wednesday.The... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): More than 10 suspected insurgents were arrested in Narkh district of central Wardak province, ISAF and local officials said on Monday.The men were detained on the charge of links to the Haqqani network, the force said in a... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The US-led coalition troops killed two local residents in retaliation for a Taliban attack in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official and residents said.The incident took place in Bombai area of Chak district,... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two missiles landed in a police training centre in central Maidan Wardak, where two fuel tankers were torched near the provincial capital, officials said Wednesday. The missiles were fired by unidentified militants into the... read more
 MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Towers of Roshan and MTN mobile phone companies have been torched by Taliban militants in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Tuesday. The MTN tower was destroyed in the Gul Khan area of Dai Mir Dad... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A  military commander in the central province of Maidan Wardak on Monday claims from the provincial governor's office that the failures of Afghan soldiers had led to insecurity in the province. On Sunday the governor... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Militants killed eight abducted Afghan security personnel in the central province of Maidan Wardak, an official said on Saturday. The five policemen and three National Directorate of Security (NDS) agents were abducted two... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Police on Tuesday said that 13 Taliban insurgents have been killed during an overnight joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in the Chak district of central Maidan Wardak province. The operation was carried out in the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A clash is ongoing between NATO-led troops and Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) fighters in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Tuesday. The governor's spokesman, Shahidullah Shahid, confirmed the firefight in... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter was shot down in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said Saturday. President Hamid Karzai said that 31 US Special Forces and seven Afghan National Army... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): NATO-led troops formally apologised on Sunday for last week's killing of two civilians, including a female doctor, in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said. The troops tendered a written apology, offered three sheep... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR: (PAN): Five Taliban fighters were killed and 11 others detained by Afghan and NATO-led troops in separate operations in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Wednesday. Shahidullah Shahid, the provincial governor's... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four guards of a private security firm were killed and a fifth injured in a roadside bombing in the central province of Maidan Wardak, an official said on Tuesday. The explosion took place on the Kabul-Kandahar highway on... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): One policeman was injured in a result of mine explosion in central province of Wardak, an official said on Saturday. Provinical governor's spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said the explosion took place at around 7am. The... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Several insurgents have been killed and numerous others detained in central Maidan Wardak province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Thursday. The operation was conducted in Syedabad district late on... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four civilians were injured in an airstrike by NATO-led troops in the Chak district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Tuesday. The air raid targeted a civilian vehicle in the Guldan area, injuring four... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A group of 20 Afghan students hailing from central Maidan Wardak province is being sent to Turkey for higher studies, officials said on Thursday. The students would study in higher education institutes in Turkey with the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A roadside bomb blast ripped through a tank of foreign troops in the central province of Maidan Wardak, where several rockets were fired at a district headquarters, officials said on Friday. The ISAF vehicle was blown up in the... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): A commander was among four militants killed and two others injured in an airstrike in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Tuesday. The airstrike took place at 3:00 pm Monday in the Shah Qalandar area of Chack... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Ten civilians were injured or killed in a Taliban-fired rocket attack in central Maidan Wardak province on Monday, officials said. There were no precise figures for the number of dead and wounded. The casualties occurred in the... read more
BAMYAN CITY/MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): One child and a 14-year-old girl were killed, and six others injured, when a roadside bomb exploded in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday. The explosion, which took place late Friday in the... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN):  A clash between Taliban fighters and the Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) party led by Gulbaddin Hikmatyar erupted in the central province of Maidan Wardak, people said on Saturday. The clash began on Friday in the Tokrak... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): The second vice president and interior minister of Afghanistan survived a rocket attack on Wednesday in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said. Second Vice President Karim Khalili and Interior Minister Bismillah... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Ten Taliban insurgents were killed and five others wounded during a clash with security forces in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday. The clash erupted when a group of militants... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A group of Taliban insurgents attacked a convoy of trucks carrying logistic supplies for foreign troops in central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday, setting eight vehicles on fire, witnesses and police said. The attack that took... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The alleged leader of an organized crime ring was killed in a clash with security personnel in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Wednesday. Juma Khan was killed on Tuesday night during an operation by... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Two security guards were killed in front of a bank building in an apparent suicide blast in Maidan Shahr, the capital of central Maidan Wardak province, on Sunday, officials said. The explosion took place outside the Kabul Bank... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four foreign soldiers were killed in a clash with militants in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday. A tank of NATO-led troops was destroyed during the overnight clash in Syedabad district, the governor... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Thirteen Taliban fighters, including a commander, were killed in a clash with Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Sunday. During the battle in the Senzai area of Nirkh district... read more
MAIDAN SHAHAR (PAN): A relative of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) chief has been killed by NATO-led forces in the central province of Maidan Wardak, a spokesman for the party said on Friday. Gulbadin Hekmatyar's nephew, Habibullah Shahab,... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) arrested four Taliban fighters, including a commander, in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Wednesday. The arrests were made in the Shaniz area of Syedabad... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): The death toll from an ongoing clash between Taliban and Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) in central Maidan Wardak province increased to seven on Sunday when four more people were killed, a district chief said on Sunday. The... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four civilians, including a prayer leader, were detained by foreign troops in Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Wednesday. The men were arrested in Shaniz area late on Tuesday, the district... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): Ten suicide vests and other explosives were recovered in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Wednesday. The explosives were recovered from a house in Shaniz area of the Sayed Abad district on Tuesday, district chief... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A would-be suicide attacker was killed by his own explosives in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday. The incident took place near Chak Dam late on Friday, the governor's spokesman, Shahidullah Shahid... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A Taliban commander and a militant linked to the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) were detained in the central province of Maidan Wardak, an official said on Sunday. The Taliban local commander was detained by Afghan security... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): Three fuel tankers, carrying oil for foreign troops, caught fire in the central province of Maidan Wardak, an official said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday evening due to carelessness of the truck drivers on the... read more
KABUL(PAN): A Taliban commander was killed during a clash with police in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Thursday. The commander, Mullah Borhan, was killed on Wednesday night in the Ala-i-Sang area of Chak district, the... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Foreign troops killed three insurgents after they torched trucks carrying fuel for NATO-led forces in central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday, local officials said. Gunmen attacked a convoy of fuel trucks in the Tangi area of... read more
MAIDAN SHAR (PAN): Two people were killed and as many detained during an operation by international troops in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Sunday. A local Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) commander, Ghafar, was among the... read more
 MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): A commander was among eight rebels killed by a joint Afghan-international security force during an operation in the Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday. The overnight operation... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): People in Sayedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province would identify, supervise and execute welfare projects, an official said on Sunday. International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) based in the province had vowed to... read more

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