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    FARAH CITY, Apr 19, 2014: Dr. Ali Ahmad Nahzat Yar, head of Farah Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), in an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).

    FARAH CITY, Apr 17, 2014: Shopkeepers keep their shops closed during a strike denouncing the sacking of Gen.

    FARAH CITY, Apr 17, 2014: Doctors of Farah Provincial Hospital hold protest to denounce the sacking of Gen.


    Protesters want Farah official reinstated

    FARAH (Pajhwok): Shopkeepers and doctors in western Farah province on Thursday observed strike demanding authorities to reinstate the sacked intelligence director, an official said.

    FARAH CITY, Apr 13, 2014: Governor Mohammad Omar Sherzad and other officials attend a ribbon-cutting to inaugurate groundbreaking ceremony for a mosque in western Farah province.

    FARAH CITY, Apr 08, 2014: A police official awards a certificate to a policeman in western Farah province.

    FARAH CITY, Apr 06, 2014: Ballot boxes are loaded onto trucks for onward transferring at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in western Farah province.

    Security and Crime

    8 including police killed in Farah clash

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Eight militants and two policemen were killed on Saturday during a clash in western Farah province, where three civilians were injured in a mortar fire, officials and residents said.


    No observers in Parchaman district so far

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Some provincial council (PC) candidates on Thursday complained their observers had been unable so far to travel to the Parchaman district of western Farah province due to highway security threat.

    FARAH CITY, Apr 03, 2014: A gathering on election complaints is being held  in western Farah province.