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FAIZABAD/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday claimed inflicting heavy casualties on Taliban in the battle to recapture the Baharak district of northeastern Badakhshan province. But the rebels rejected the claim. The... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two teenage girls have committed suicide in northern Jawzjan province for reasons yet to be known, local officials said on Thursday. Police said the girls were 13 and 18 years old. The 18-year-old was found dead under... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A woman was killed after being kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Khaniqa district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Sunday. Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA/ SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least four persons, including two Afghan Local police (ALP) officials, have been killed in incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday. Two ALP commanders Qahraman and Mohammad... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and ten rebels were killed and seven others wounded during an attack on security forces convoy in northern Jawzjan province, an official said Tuesday.The gun battle erupted Monday... read more
SHIBERGHAN /PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two militants and a mine planter were killed and five others wounded in separate incidents in northern parts of the country, officials said on Tuesday.Security forces killed two rebels and wounded three others,... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two pro-government fighters and six militants have been killed in northern provinces of the country, officials said on Monday.The government supporters were killed during an overnight Taliban attack in the Muradyan... read more
TARINKOT/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two National Directorate of Security (NDS) agents, one policeman and four rebels have been killed and seven others wounded in separate incidents of violence, officials said on Monday.Separate bombings killed the NDS... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed arresting four suspected suicide bombers in northern Jawzjan province, an official said Monday.The would-be suicide attackers had been arrested from Yakabagh Afghania area on... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A militant has been killed when the bomb he was planting went off prematurely in Faizabad district of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said Wednesday.The incident took place when the rebel was planting the bomb in a... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A woman has been found stabbed to death multiple-times and her body’s parts, including lips, cut off allegedly by a brother-in-law in northwestern Jawzjan province, police said on Thursday.The victim, a 23-year-old mother of... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): German Counsel General Karl Lieberman based in northern Balkh province on Monday paid a visit to the gas fields in Shiberghan, the capital of Jawzjan province, indicating his country’s willingness for investment.Governor Murad... read more
KABUL (PAN): Police on Tuesday detained three individuals allegedly planning suicide attacks in Shiberghan, the capital of northwestern Jawzjan province.They were arrested around 4pm in Khanaqa area of the city, police chief Col Faqir Mohammad... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): University students on Sunday staged a protest rally against what they called controversial articles of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US in northern Jawzjan province, but some of them called the deal in larger... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Police on Sunday detained three people in connection with the molestation of a teenage boy on the outskirts of Shiberghan, the capital of the northern Jawzjan province.  Provincial police chief, Col. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani,... read more
SHIBERGAHAN (PAN): A bus terminal, costing $300,000, was inaugurated in northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, the Shiberghan mayor said. The project was funded by the municipality with id="mce_marker"20,000 contribution from the United States Agency... read more
SHIBERGAHAN (PAN): A bus terminal, costing $300,000, was inaugurated in northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, the Shiberghan mayor said. The project was funded by the municipality with id="mce_marker"20,000 contribution from the United States Agency... read more
SHIBERGAHAN (PAN): A bus terminal, costing $300,000, was inaugurated in northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, the Shiberghan mayor said. The project was funded by the municipality with id="mce_marker"20,000 contribution from the United States Agency... read more
SHIBIRGHAN (PAN): A man has bartered his five years old daughter to a boy in return for 1.5-acre of land in northern Jawzjan province, fuelling concerns among rights campaigners.Maghfirat Samimi, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (... read more
SHIBARGHAN (PAN): Unknown gunmen shot dead an influential tribal elder in northern Jawzjan province, where a woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances, police said on Monday.Police Chief Col. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Hundreds of women who held a gathering in northern Jawzjan province on Thursday complained cultural restrictions barred the gender from taking part in the voter registration campaign.Around 500 women, who had gathered in Shiberghan... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said the voter registration process in northern Jawzjan province was ongoing, but at a slow pace.The first phase of the nationwide exercise began on May 24 in capitals of all... read more
SHIBERGHAN/ KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): At least four people were killed and 12others injured during two separate blasts in northwestern Jawzjan and northeastern Kunduz provinces, officials said on Thursday.District chief Asadullah Bahrami told Pajhwok... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A remarkable increase was seen in watermelon production in northern Kunduz province this year when the crop was damaged by flies in Jawzjan province, growers and officials said on Saturday.His one acre of land had... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Following a spate of protests, Jawzjan Governor Mohammad Alam Sayee on Monday left the province, saying he would stay in Kabul until the crisis was resolved.Before leaving for the central capital, the governor told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Three policemen and an agent of National Directorate of Security (NDS) -- the Afghan spy service -- have been killed in separate incidents in northern Kunduz and Jawzjan provincesPolice officer Col. Abdul Manan Raufi told Pajhwok... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nearly a tonne of seized drugs and alcoholic beverages were destroyed in northern Jawzjan province, where poppy cultivation has been zero over the past decade, police said on Tuesday.The narcotics and the banned drinks which had... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Civil society and human rights activists on Friday expressed their deep concern over increasing murders of women and rising tendency of suicide among them in northern Jawzjan province, where five women were found dead over the past... read more
MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): District head of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) was killed along with a trader in a road accident in northern Faryab province, while a woman police officer was shot dead by her brother in Jawzjan... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Fifteen suspected militants were killed in a joint operation by Afghan and NATO forces in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Friday.The overnight offensive was conducted in a mountainous rural area... read more
 SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The first-ever woman district chief in Afghanistan on Tuesday assumed her office in the Khwaja Dokoh district of northern Jawzjan province.Sahira Shakib Sadat, speaking at her inauguration, listed the protection of women’s... read more
 JAWZJAN (PAN): Nearly 300 people donated blood for the victims of Friday’s suicide attack in the northern province of Faryab, officials said on Monday. Nearly 41 people were killed and 56 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated his... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Unidentified gunmen burnt a school building, where hundreds of copies of the holy Quran had been stored, in the northern province of Jawzjan, officials said on Friday.The gunmen entered the middle school in Alamleek village of... read more
SHIBRGHAN (PAN): A nurse at a civil hospital in northern Jawzjan province has accused the hospital chief of attempted sexual abuse. The alleged victim claimed the hospital director has repeatedly asked her for sexual receptivity. Outraged by the... read more

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