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JALALABAD/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nobody was injured in an explosion that rocked the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, a resident said.The blast took place at about 9:00am in front of the revenues department close to a security... read more
KABUL (PAN): At least 14 militants have been killed during separate security incidents in different parts of the country over the past 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.Four fighters were killed and three others wounded during an overnight... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Despite security challenges, nearly 80 percent of construction work on Salma dam -- one of the mega projects India is implementing in western Herat province, has been completed, Governor Daud Shah Sabah said on Sunday.He blamed a... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A bomb exploded near the Guzra district headquarters in western Herat province on Saturday, killing two people, officials said.Nisar Ahmad, the district chief, confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan News that the bombing took place at around... read more
HERAT CITY/ ZARANJ (PAN): A commission agent of the Herat Customs Office was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the western province, an official said on Tuesday.                        ... read more
 HERAT CITY/TIRINKOT (PAN): A woman’s charred corpse was found in western Herat province, while two local policemen were killed in the Chaman town of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Tuesday.The woman’s body was... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The Iranian consulate in western Herat province, closed following a violent protest a week ago, reopened on Tuesday, officials said.  On December 11, dozens of residents of border districts staged the protest against the... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A local rebel leader was killed and three others were injured during a joint operation in the Shindand district of western Herat province, officials said on Tuesday.The operation was conducted by Afghan security forces with... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN) Herat Governor Daud Shah Saba on Thursday rejected a recent report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) about poppy cultivation in the western province.In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Saba... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Supported by satellite, a joint internet service has been launched by the Etisalat telecom company and the Parand internet firm in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.They had inked an agreement with the United... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): One policeman was killed, a second injured and an armed rebel arrested as a result of a clash in the capital of western Herat province on Thursday, officials said.The incident took place at around 7:30am in Biland Aab area, where a... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): With queues of visa-seekers lengthening in front of its compound, the Iranian consulate in western Herat province remained shut for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.The consulate was closed for repairs of the portions... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Hours after Herat Governor Dr. Daud Shah Saba accused the mayor of involvement in administrative corruption, the provincial court said on Tuesday it was preparing to probe the allegations.Saba accused Mohammad Salim Taraki of... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): A son of Nimroz governor was wounded along with two associates in a gun attack in western Herat province on Monday, officials said.Farid Ahmad and his friends came under attack from armed robbers in an area between the Bala Baluk... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): The police chief of southeastern Nimroz province was killed in a roadside bombing in neighbouring Herat province on Monday, an official said.The incident took place at 8am when the vehicle carrying Col. Mohammad Musa Rasuli struck a... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): A man killed a female relative and her son late Friday in what appears to be the latest incident of honor killing in the western province of Herat, an official said on Saturday.The unidentified woman and her son were shot point... read more
HEART CITY (PAN): The Youths of western Heart and six other provinces chanted slogans against corruption during a running race in western Herat province, an official said on Saturday.An international anti-graft watchdog, Transparency International,... read more
HERAT (PAN): Suicide among young females is on the rise in western Herat province, according to local officials, with another woman tried to kill herself on Thursday due to family dispute.The18-year-old victim from Guzra district tried to take her... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): Iran has fired a barrage of missiles at border check-posts in Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Nimroz, the provincial governor, Sarwar Subat, said on Wednesday.Dozens of missiles were fired from the Iranian soil at Pamir,... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Over 70 policemen suffered food poisoning after consuming beverages in the southern Helmand province but reported to be in stable condition, authorities said on Monday.   Forty policemen were poisoned in a police training... read more
PULI-I-ALAM (PAN): A Taliban commander and his four fighters were killed during a combined operation by Afghan and coalition troops in central Logar province, said officials on Saturday.Brig. Gen. Ghulam Sakhsi Rogh Lewani, the provincial police... read more
LASHKARGAH/ KHOST CITY (PAN): A school building was constructed in southern Helmand province, while a library was inaugurated in southeastern Khost, officials said on Thursday.The school in the Naqilabad area of Nad Ali district has six classrooms,... 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
LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD (PAN): A Taliban commander was killed and 15 suspected militants detained during separate security operations in southern Helmand and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Sunday.A search operation was conducted by... 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
QALAT/LASHKARGAH (PAN): Six private guards and four Taliban militants were killed in two separate incidents in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday.Six guards of a private security company were killed and five others were wounded in a... read more
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Two policemen, an Afghan soldier, a local official and a civilian were killed in separate incidents in southern Helmand, Ghazni and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Monday.Militants seized Daulat Khan, an Afghan... read more