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MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said a two years old child was rescued from kidnappers and one abductor arrested in northwestern Faryab province. Provincial police chief, Col. Sayed Aqa Andarabi,told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban have released 108 of the 110 passengers they had kidnapped in northern Faryab province, officials saidon Sunday. On Saturday evening, the militants seized 110 passengers from two buses on their way from Maimana to... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Dozens of protesting people on Monday shut down the gate of a local court in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province, accusing the judge of not attending office and being inefficient. The protestors said they were... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two Taliban militants and a police driver were killed during a clash on a highway in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The militants on Thursday evening attacked a police vehicle patrolling on the Andkhwi-... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for girls’ hostel was inaugurated at the university in northern Faryab province on Wednesday. The building cost more than $1 million funded by the Norwegian government, the university chancellor,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 30-year-old pregnant woman has been shot dead by her stepson in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Dr. Samir Inayat, head of the forensic department, confirmed receiving the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Twenty-eight children of 2,000 hospitalised with pneumonia have died of the infection in one month in western Faryab province, officials said on Monday, warning against the rapidly spreading virus. The provincial health... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A key commander of Taliban, Mullah Ezatullah, was killed during a clash with police in the Daulatabad district of northern Farayb province, officials said on Friday. Ezatullah was shot dead in a clash between the rebels and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 14 Taliban have been killed and 12 others wounded during a clash in the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Reza Rezae, spokesman for the 209th Shahin Military Corps,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man has chopped off the nose of his wife, prompting calls from the victim’s relatives for bringing the perpetrator to justice. Reza Gul (20), who was subjected to the barbarian treatment after six years of marriage, was... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A worshiper was shot dead by unidentified gunmen and a public uprising member lost his life to a roadside bombing in northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday. A 35-year-old Hisamuddin was returning home from a mosque... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A drug addict died of harsh weather conditions on Thursday night in Maimana, the provincial capital of northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The dead body was recovered from beneath a bridge and shifted to the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A group of dacoits stopped more than 20 buses on the Maimana-Khawaja Sabz Posh road in northwestern Faryab province and snatched mobiles, cash and valuables from passengers. The outlaws also searched women travelling on the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A service-memeber of Special Police Force Unite and activist of the Jumbish-i-Melli Islami political party have been killed in northern Baghlan and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Sunday. Syed... read more
MAIMANA/FIAZABAD (Pajhwok): Three policemen have been killed in separate attacks in northern Faryab Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Thursday. The Taliban killed two policemen on the Qaisar-Ghormach highway and took away their weapons, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and an Afghan expatriate have provided cash assistance to a poor family that offered children for sale. Pajhwok Afghan News broke the story of the impoverished household in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven children were wounded as a result of explosion caused by an unexploded mortar shell in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Rahmatullah Qaisar, the town’s administrative chief,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said a girls’ school principal has been gunned down by unidentified men in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northwestern Faryab province. The district chief, Abdullah Masumi, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mullah... read more
SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two uprising commanders and a police officer were killed during separate security incidents in northwestern Jawzjan and Faryab provinces, official said on Wednesday. Jawzjan police officer Col. Abdul Manan Raufi told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seventeen militants have been killed during clashes in northwestern Faryab district, snapping power supply to four districts and the provincial capital, officials said on Tuesday. Fourteen fighters were also wounded during the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban have abducted five people, including two employees of the Ministry of Education, in the northwestern province of Faryab, officials said on Monday. The militants seized the five individuals from two cars on the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents killed an Afghan National Army soldier after kidnapping him and placed a landmine beneath his body in northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. The off-duty ANA service member was travelling in... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A dozen insurgents suffered casualties during a clash with security personnel in the Ghormach district of northeastern province of Faryab, officials said on Saturday. After the district was retaken by the government two days... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): As many as 50 girls have completed vocational training in different skills and another 600 youth graduated from a short capacity building course in western Faryab province, officials said on Thursday. The 50 illiterate women... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have recaptured the bazaar and police headquarters of Chormach district from Taliban militants in western Faryab province during an ongoing operation, a military official said on Thursday. The Taliban overran... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least six people were killed and another 10 wounded in two separate bomb explosions in northern Jawzjan and western Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday. Four civilians, including a rickshaw driver, were killed... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants including a commander and two policemen have been killed and another four security personnel injured during a clash in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The clash... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have killed one of the 14 Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel they captured after a helicopter crash-landed in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The soldiers and crew were seized after the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction works on buildings for two health clinics have been completed at a cost of 26 million afghanis provided by India in Qaisar and Pashtun Kot districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Dr.... read more
KABUL/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One of the pilots of the Moldovan helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan in late November was shot dead by Taliban, a spokesman for Moldova’s civil aviation administration said on Tuesday,. "Pilot Oleg Groza, 55, died of... read more
 MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday reopened its offices in northern Faryab province after remaining closed for more than two months due to security reasons, a UN official said. In... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have handed over the bodies of four soldiers to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. The four soldiers were killed during a firefight with... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Fresh clashes have erupted between Taliban and security forces in northwestern Faryab provinces, with each side claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. A string of firefights took place in Ghormach, Qaisar and... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old married woman on Thursday committed suicide due to what police said domestic violence in the capital of northern Faryab province. The woman, who got married two years ago and left behind a six-month-old child,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security personnel are still trying for release of the soldiers kidnapped by Taliban after a helicopter crash in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The Taliban claimed shifting the captive soldiers they... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and an 11-year-old child have been wounded in a road accident in the northern province of Faryab, officials said on Thursday. The mishap occurred on Wednesday evening when a military... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An operation has been launched to rescue the 18 Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel who were captured by Taliban, the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday. The soldiers and crew were seized after the helicopter carrying them... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and six others wounded during separate security incidents in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Provincial council head, Mohammad Tahir Rahmani, told Pajhwok Afghan News one... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified assailants shot dead a man and a woman in two separate incidents in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Thursday. A 35-year-old woman was shot dead in the Nadirabad area of Pashtonkot district, Abdul... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One uprising commander was killed and another joined the Taliban along with 10 fighters in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. Mohammad Saleh Saleh, administrative chief for Almar district, told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six members of an uprising group were killed during clashes with Taliban and another 60 defected to the insurgents in Pashtonkot district of northern Faryab province, a public representative said on Sunday. Faryab’s deputy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northwestern Faryab province warn the Pashtonkot district, besieged by the Taliban, may fall if reinforcement are not sent to the town to aid the security forces. Abdul Qadir, the town’s administrative chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Shopkeepers from the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province on Friday voiced fear the Taliban militants planned to plant bombs in the main bazaar after its fall. Ghormach district, which was overrun by the militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An anti-Taliban militia leader was gunned downed in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Friday, an official said. Two motorcyclists opened fire at Mohammad Naeem on Friday morning when he was on his way to Tapa... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  At least six people were wounded and three vehicles destroyed in an explosion in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, on Tuesday, officials said. According to security officials the incident took place at... read more
MAIMANA/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A woman in northwestern Faryab province shot dead a man who wanted to rape her, while an old man was killed and his son wounded as a result of an explosion in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Monday.... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a senior doctor in Ghani Khel district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said. The governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Tayeb was shot dead on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The conflict in Ghormach district of northern Faryab province has left at least 15 civilians dead and 7,000 people displaced, residents said on Sunday. Last week Taliban insurgents overran Ghormach district centre, with... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five health workers of a clinic in the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen, an official said on Sunday. The town’s administrative head, Imamyar Taqwa, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban killed the district police chief for Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province after keeping him captive for few days, an official said on Friday. Taliban militants captured the Ghormach district and police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security officials in northern Faryab province on Thursday said around 800 security personnel who were surrounded by Taliban insurgents in Ghormach district had been rescued. Col. Mohammad Reza Rezaee, the 209th Shaheen Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and five militants have been killed during an offensive on the Faryab-Jawzjan highway in northwestern province, an official said on Thursday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, 209th Shaheen Military Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s newly-appointed deputy governor for Faryab was among five others killed during fierce clashes with security forces in the northern province where electricity supply has been suspended. Maj. Mohammad Reza Rezai, the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen insurgents were killed and 16 more wounded during operations in northern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday. The first division of the 209th Shaheen Military Corps in Faryab said in a statement 11... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 19 others, including a former commander of the Junbish-i-Islami party, wounded as a result of a blast in northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. The explosion occurred as former... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Tuesday launched an operation to recapture the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, officials said. On Saturday, Taliban seized the district centre while police held nearby... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents on Monday held captive the police chief for Ghormach in northern Faryab province along with some of his men, a local official said. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source told Pajhwok Afghan News Lt.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and 15 others including a former jihadi commander were injured in a bomb in northern Faryab province on Monday, an official said. The blast took place in Andkhoi district when the former jihadi... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban militants have torched the police headquarters after capturing the Ghormach district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, 209th Shaheen Military Corps spokesman, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 18 insurgents and four civilians have been killed following a Taliban attack on the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Maj. Reza Rezaee, spokesperson for the 209th Shaheen... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Saturday said Afghan security forces had recaptured the Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province from Taliban insurgents. The security personnel, supported by local uprising groups, pushed the militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A commander was among half a dozen Taliban fighters killed during an overnight clash with Afghan military forces in Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Maj. Reza Rezai, a spokesman for... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northern Faryab province said most of United Nations staff were evacuated from the provincial capital, Maimana, on Friday. Abdul Satar Barez, the acting governor of Faryab, told Pajhwok Afghan News the UN... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban militants captured the Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province on Thursday afternoon, a public representative said. Sayed Abdul Baqi Hashemi, the provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Sarchakan,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday said the Taliban had captured many localities in Gorzaiwan district of northern Faryab province, urging the government to act preemptively to prevent the fall of the district centre. Abdul Razaq... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have repulsed a Taliban attack on Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Local security officials said the insurgents stormed the first, ninth and eighth police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents in northern Faryab province on Sunday rallied in support of Afghan security forces, announcing their preparedness to deal with possible insurgent attacks on the province. Some of them, carrying weapons,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two intelligence officials were wounded on Sunday in an explosion in northern Faryab province, while another blast took place in front of the provincial council office in which nobody sustained injuries, officials said. The... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An anti-Taliban militia leader and his friend were killed in a suicide attack that injured another three persons in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Sunday, an official said. The Sherin Tagab district chief... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 19-year-old girl was found dead on Monday under mysterious circumstances in Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said. Abdul Qader Qadari, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): More than 40 wedding guests have been poisoned in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday. The guests were poisoned on Thursday evening when they were served dinner; the administrative head... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One university student was killed and five others wounded on Thursday when Taliban insurgents ambushed their vehicle in northern Faryab province, officials said. The students were travelling on the road between Maimana, the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government of Japan has donated four snow-clearing and road construction machines to the Public Works Department of central Logar province, an official said Wednesday. Logar Public Works Director Abdul Wali Stanikzai told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Shakh bazaar of Qaisar district in northwestern Faryab province has been recaptured by the Taliban as Afghan forces remain besieged, an official said acknowledged on Monday. The Shakh area containing a population of 20,000... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban overran two areas in Almar and Qaisar districts following clashes that left 10 rebels dead in northern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. The Taliban attacked Khwaja Gawhar bazaar in the Almar district on... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Groups advocating women’s rights and members of the provincial council say though the situation of women has considerably improved during the past one decade, their participation in important political decision-making and social... read more
Gunmen loyal to Ghulam Nabi, a local commander, hurled a hand grenade into the house of Mullah Faizullah, killing two people and injuring six others, including two women, in the Garziwan district of Faryab. A member of the provincial council from... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban’s governor for northern Faryab province has been detained, officials said on Wednesday, hoping the arrest would help stabilise the security situation. Qari Salahuddin Ayubi led recent insurgent operations in the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents recaptured three localities, including Khwaja Kitni, and seized some military gear in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Gen. Sherin Shah Kohbandi, the 209th Shaheen... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An uprising group commander killed two elders in revenge for the death of his supporters in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. An influential resident, wishing not to be named, told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban shot dead 25 members of the uprising group who were kidnapped by insurgents from Sherin Tagab district of western Faryab province, security officials said on Friday. Earlier on Thursday, the district chief, Syed Luqman... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban recaptured Astana Baba area in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Thursday, a day after security forces seized it, an official said. The district chief, Syed Luqman Ghraik, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two high-ranking United Nations (UN) officials on Wednesday visited northwestern Faryab province to closely assess humanitarian activities in the war-affected areas. Mark Bowden, the UN secretary general’s deputy special envoy... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three would-be suicide bombers, who planned to attack First-Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, have been arrested in northern Faryab province, a politician said on Tuesday. Junbish-i-Milli Islami (JMI) party’s deputy head... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Janbish-i-Milli Islami (JMI) party led by first vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum has said that hundreds of militants have joined peace process in northwestern Faryab province. JMI deputy head Massoud Ahmad Massoud said around... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of the Qaisar district of Faryab province complain gunmen affiliated with the so-called People’s Movement are harassing civilians, looting their houses and robbing them of valuables. They praise the security... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): “My conscience does not anymore allow me to continue fighting that’s why I along with my colleagues have decided to join peace process and shun violence,” the group leader of 35 militants Mullah Arif who formally joined the... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four militants, including three foreign nationals, have been killed and 11 others arrested during an operation conducted in parts of northeastern Faryab province, an official said Saturday. Ghulam Haidar Haidari, commander of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The convoy of 1st Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum came under attack in the Qaisar district of western Faryab province on Friday, but he and his colleagues escaped unhurt, the deputy head of Janbish-i-Milli claimed. Last... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Some elders from the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province on Thursday accused local officials of bad governance and held them responsible for deteriorating security in the area. The elders, who called on First... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum said on Wednesday around 1,000 militants had pledged to shun violence and join the government-initiated peace process today.  Dostum had been spearheading anti-militants... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents in northern Faryab province on Tuesday took to the streets, urging United Nations to stop Pakistan’s interferences in Afghanistan’s internal affairs. Enraged demonstrators chanted: “Death to Pakistan,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least four policemen have been killed and two others abducted by militants when Taliban stormed police check posts in Kham Aab dar district in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Friday. Deputy Governor Eng.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Officials in northwestern Faryab province claimed inflicting heavy casualties on rebels and recapturing large areas of the province. However, provincial council head says hundreds of families have been displaced due to fighting... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The first vice-president Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum on Monday after wearing military uniform had been fighting rebels in northwestern Faryab province and leading the first military operation against insurgents.  Last week,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dustam on Tuesday warned Taliban to surrender and join the reconciliation process or be ready for dire consequences. At a meeting with security forces in the volatile Qaisar district of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan forces recaptured parts of the Almar district of northwestern Faryab province from militants after 1st Vce-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum visited the province, an official claimed on Monday. The Qaraee area of Almar... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  Seventeen Taliban militants have been killed during infighting and a bomb explosion in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday. Maj. Reza Reza, the 209th Shaheen Military Corps... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two security personnel were killed and four others wounded as a result of internal clash and a mortar attack in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday. Maj. Sayed Juma, the district... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 44 militants have been killed and 24 others wounded during clashes with security forces in the Qaisar, Garizwan, Pashton Kot and Sherin Tagab districts of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday.... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of militants from western Ghor and northern Sar-i-Pul provinces attacked security forces in Faryab, ith dozens of assailants killed and and wounded in the ensuing firefight, an official claimed on Friday. Abdul Razzaq... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban have cut power supply lines in northwestern Faryab province, which plunged the entire area into darkness, an official said Sunday. Sayed Abdul Salam Nazhat, Dawlat Abad district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander and five Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been killed in separate security incidents in northwestern Faryab province. Pashton Kot district chief Abdul Qadir Qadiri told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban rebels were killed and another 14 wounded on Friday when an Afghan National Army airstrike hit them in the Almar district of northern Faryab province, an official said. The dead included Taliban shadow... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The United Nations top representative in Afghanistan on Thursday said regional countries should extend to Kabul their support in encountering terrorism which was not an Afghanistan problem, but a regional phenomenon. Nicholas... read more
FAIZABAD/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven people drowned in the Amu River after the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into the river in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Thursday. The accident... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 20 people were killed and another 34 wounded on Wednesday when a suicide attacker struck a district bazaar in northern Faryab province, an official said. The blast took place at around 11:45am, said Faryab police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Power lines extended from Turkmenistan to northwestern Faryab province have been cut off as a result of armed clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban militants, an official said Wednesday. Khwaja Sabz Posh district police... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces captured two important centers from Taliban militants in the Almar district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday. The Almar district chief, Mohammad Saleh Saleh, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 24 people were wounded on Wednesday when a powerful bomb went off in front of a Kabul Bank branch in the capital of northern Faryab province, witnesses said. The explosion took place around 9:00am, jolting parts of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Provincial council head in northwestern Faryab province on Tuesday claimed Taliban fighters led by Pakistani and Uzbek commanders have torched more than 40 houses in Almar district. Qaraee locality of Almar district fell to... read more
KABUL/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 34 Taliban, including two group leaders and trainers of suicide bombers, have killed in operations in northwestern Faryab province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) says on Monday. The group commanders... read more
MAIMANA/KABUL (Pajhwok): Five policemen and seven Taliban have been killed during separate incidents of violence in Faryab and Baghlan provinces, officials said on Wednesday. Insurgents slit the throats of three highway policemen in the Qaiser... read more
MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A policeman and six militants have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northern Faryab and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Four militants were killed by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of armed insurgents, including foreign fighters, have launched attacks on security posts in three districts of northwestern Faryab province, with both the sides suffering casualties, officials said on Sunday. Local... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 23 insurgents, including six foreigners, have been killed in Afghan force airstrike in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Maj. Raza Raza, spokesman for the 209th... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A civilian was died in a bomb blast in Andkhoy district of northern Faryab province while a doctor was gunned down by unidentified gunmen in central Logar province, officials said on Monday. Sultan Sanjar,... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Officials in Qaisar district of northern Faryab province on Saturday said unprecedented influx of foreign militants, including Pakistani and Uzbeks, have led to insecurity in the area. Abdul Jamil Seddiqi, the town’s... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least nine militants, including a commander, have been killed during separate incidents in northwestern Faryab and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Wednesday. The 209th Shahin Military Corps spokesman,... read more
MAIMANA/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Gunmen briefly seized a convoy of four trucks carrying relief goods for flood-affected families in northwestern Faryab province, looting two trucks, officials said on Tuesday. In their report members of a delegation... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Provincial council head in northern Faryab province voiced concerns over deteriorating law and order amid complaints of growing number of foreign insurgents that poses serious threat to peace and stability of the province.... read more
MAIMANA/ ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least nine insurgents, including two Uzbek fighters, were killed and 15 others wounded in clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The gun battle erupted after... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some media officials and activists in northern Faryab province complain interference by local officials, lack of funds and support of the government and specifically growing insecurity are among reasons slowing down the role of... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Unidentified men lobbed hand grenade on a wedding party in the Ankhoy district of northern Faryab province, leaving 15 persons, with some of them critically wounded, the district chief said on Friday. Sultan Sanjar told... read more
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Olympic Committee of northern Faryab province for the first time held chess competitions. Abdul Wahab Majidi, Faryab Olympic Committee head, said the contest was aimed at persuading youth and chess-lovers to take part in... read more
 MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The residents in northern Faryab province complain about rampant corruption in health sector and the inappropriate behavior of medical staff with patients. But health officials insist patients are being provided with... read more

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