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FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has conferred a good performance award on the Farah governor in acknowledgement of his services to the people.But the provincial council and civil society activists condemned the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The youth on Thursday claimed close to 90 percent of schools in the Bala Balok district of western Farah province were “dysfunctional,”  a claim rejected by local education authorities.The claim was echoed by members of a... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched a girls’ school near the capital of western Farah province on Wednesday, destroying the building, an official said.The governor’s spokesman, Jawad Afghan, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took... read more
QALAT/FARAH (Pajhwok): Three suspected suicide bombers were killed on Tuesday when the explosives-laden truck they rode accidently went off in southern Zabul province, police said.Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Rogh Liwanai told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants pulled more than a dozen passengers from a bus and shot dead four of them in western Farah province on Monday, an official said.Jawad Afghan, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident... read more
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The police chief for northeastern Badakhshan province was wounded in a roadside bombing that killed one policeman, officials said on Sunday.Badakhshan governor’s spokesman Ahmad Naveed Frotan told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
FARAH/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and two policemen and a journalist were wounded in a roadside bombing in western Farah province on Thursday, an official said.The blast took place on the Farah-Farahrod highway in the Shamalgah... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two local police personnel, who were abducted a day earlier from the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, were found dead on Saturday.      District chief Ghausuddin told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): An intelligence officer was gunned down in an attack in western Farah province, officials said on Friday.Unidentified gunmen fired at Asadullah Zalal, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) deputy chief for Farah, on his... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious scholars and civil society activists held a gathering in western Farah province, voicing their support for the new government.The gathering that took place at the Governor’s House on Tuesday... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The dead bodies of four women, who had gone missing three days back, were found in the capital of western Farah province on Friday, an official said.Jawad Afghan, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that one of... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious scholars and civil society activists held a gathering in western Farah province, voicing their support for the new government.The gathering that took place at the Governor’s House on Tuesday... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead 10 labourers and injured five others in the Pusht-i-Koh district of western Farah province on Saturday, an official said.The victims were on motorbikes when they came under attack in Pul-i-Pushta... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A new spate of violence has left 10 people dead, including a local judge and five tribal leaders, in western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.Jawad Afghan, a spokesman for the governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and two wounded in a rocket attack in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province on Wednesday, an official said.The militants fired rockets at a police check-post in the Kababi locality of the... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed and as many wounded during a roadside bombing in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Saturday.The incident took place in Nalak area where a passenger van struck a... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A man has shot dead his spouse and a sister-in-law in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, a police officer said on Tuesday.The killer managed to escape after committing the double-murder rime in Nali Dasht village... read more
FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): At least four civilians were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bomb blast in western Farah province on Monday, an official said.Governor Spokesman Jawad Afghan told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred in the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan security forces, as many militants and a civilian have been killed and many others wounded in separate security incidents in different parts of the country during the past 24 hours, officials said Thursday.Four policemen... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): Two members of a family were killed and five others wounded following an explosion in the Pusht-i-Koh district of western Farah province, an official said on Saturday.The blast took place in Dahani Daman-i-Jasor area of the district... read more
FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school and a health clinic, funded by an Arab businessman, was launched in western Farah province on Thursday.Governor Mohammad Umar Sherzad and Arab businessman Sheikh Ali attended the ground-breaking... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians, a father and son, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in the Pusht Rod district of western Farah province on Tuesday, an official said.District chief, Ghausuddin, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Pashto poets took part in an annual mushaira (poetry recitation) in western Farah province, participants said on Friday.Culturists, writers and government officials also participated in the overnight event,... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old student drowned in the Farah River and his body was fished out an hour later in western Farah province on Friday, an official said on Saturday, the day the 20-year-old’s nikah was due.Mohammad Arif, a student at... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two civilians and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) official were killed and two other civilians injured during separate incidents of violence in eastern Nangarhar and western Farah provinces, officials said on Wednesday.Two civilians... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two district police chiefs and six Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers have been fined for committing fraud during the April 5 elections in western Farah province, an official said Sunday.Those fined included police... read more
FARAH (Pajhwok): Shopkeepers and doctors in western Farah province on Thursday observed strike demanding authorities to reinstate the sacked intelligence director, an official said.A week before, Gen. Abdul Samad Shams was sacked after he was... read more
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.The eight rebels were killed after they... read more
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.They feared the elections slated... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Bike-riding has been banned in the capital of western Farah province as part of security measures for the April 5 elections, officials said on Wednesday.The ban led to the closure of hundreds of shops in Farah City because... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least six rebels were killed by the bomb they were planting on a road in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Monday.The militants were planting the bomb on the Herat-Kandahar highway in the... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were wounded in a suicide attack in the Pusht-i-Rod district of western Farah province on Monday, an official said.The car bomber targeted a convoy of Rural Development Department... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen and as many fighters have been killed in a gunbattle in western Farah province, the police chief said on Friday.The overnight clash was triggered by a militant attack on a police check-post in the Gulnah area of... read more
CHARIKAR/FARAH (Pajhwok): A woman was killed when a rocket hit a house in central Parwan province on Tuesday, hours after a man was gunned down in western Farah province, officials said.The woman was killed when a rocket allegedly fired by militants... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and a child injured in a bomb explosion in the Anar Dara district of western Farah province, a resident said on Monday.The explosion took place in Sang Bari area, said Gul Ahmad, who had brought his... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Agriculture officials said on Saturday they planned planting 1.3 million trees, including fruit-bearing saplings, in western Farah province as part of next solar year’s spring plantation campaign.Agriculture Director Abdul... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials on Saturday said 53 of the 227 polling stations in western Farah province faced a high security threat.IEC regional chief, Mirwais Azizi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the polling... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A militant and an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier have been killed and four others wounded during separate security incidents in western Farah province, officials said on Tuesday.The deaths occurred when militants mounted an... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Bakwa district in western Farah province are moving to other places due to the absence of health and education services, officials said on Sunday.The most insecure district of Farah province, Bakwa is located... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A Taliban commander had sought half a dozen AK-47 rifles in return for releasing a schoolteacher he kidnapped a day earlier in western Farah province, an official said on Thursday.Nasir Ahmad was teaching students when Taliban... read more
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of protesters, including school students, teachers and religious scholars on Monday demanded the prompt arrest and prosecution of the killer of a boy in western Farah province.Ahmad Javed, son of Anti-Terrorism... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Two people were killed and a third wounded in a gas cylinder explosion in the capital of western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.The overnight blast happened in Pul Bagh area, killing Mohammad Sadiq and his guest,... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Taliban insurgents kidnapped three Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) workers in western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.The incident took place in Pusht Rod district late on Saturday, when the... read more
FARAH/MAIMANA (PAN): Four people were killed and two others injured in two back-to-back bomb blasts and a gun attack in western Farah and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday.A landmine ripped through a water tanker supplying water... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): The number of prisoners, who have been on hunger strike over the past 11 days at the central jail in western Farah province, has risen to 167, an official said on Tuesday.Around 20 inmates, including two women, began the hunger... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three students were killed and as many others wounded on Wednesday when a bomb exploded in the Pusht Rod district of western Farah province.Mohammad Anwar, giving an eyewitness account, said the landmine had been planted under a... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A prayer leader (Imam) was killed and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) members were wounded in a blast in the Pusht Rod district of western Farah province, an official said on Saturday.The incident took place late on Friday when ALP... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Gunmen dragged a female teacher out of a car and shot her dead in the Pushtkoh district of western Farah province on Monday, officials said.Farida, who taught at the Chah Zandan High School, was on her way to Farah City, the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): More than 180 prisoners in the central jail of western Farah province continue to be on hunger strike since Thursday, an official said on Monday.Provincial council chief, Abdul Basir Khairkhwa, told Pajhwok Afghan News a delegation... read more
KABUL (PAN): Seventeen people, including three policemen and two bomb-makers, have been killed in Farah and Ghazni provinces, officials said on Sunday.Abdul Khaliq Noorzai, the Khak-i-Safid district chief in Farah, told Pajhwok Afghan News 13 the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Fifteen police officers were killed and nine others wounded in a Taliban attack in western Farah province, an official said on Thursday.Abdur Rahman Zhwandai, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Six drivers have been killed and 35 NATO supply trucks torched following a militant attack in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, officials said on Wednesday.The convoy of 40 fuel tankers came under mortar fire in... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): The intelligence chief for western Farah province on Thursday survived a roadside bomb attack that left a child dead and 15 others wounded, an official said.The incident took place about 9am when a bomb hit Gen. Abdul Samad’s car... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three people were killed and as many wounded in a suicide attack in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province on Saturday, officials said.A former Jamiat-i-Islami commander, Zabit Khalil, was the bomber’s target, but he... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN):  Two civilians were killed and five others wounded during a suicide attack attack in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, officials said on Saturday.A tank of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Nearly a dozen fighters and two tribal elders were killed during a clash in the Pusht Koh district of western Farah province on Wednesday, an official said.The clash erupted in the morning when a group of militants stormed the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A man opened fire at policemen manning a check post in western Farah province, killing four of them and injuring a fifth, officials said on Tuesday.The attacker, who had links with Taliban insurgents and had developed friendly ties... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A district police chief was gunned down by the Taliban in western Farah province, a local official said on Saturday.Khak-i-Safid district police head 2nd Lt. Abdul Ghani was shot dead by two motorcyclists in the Charbagh area of... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Iranian border guards on Monday freed 27 Afghans and promised to transfer five dead bodies and six injured people tomorrow.The 27 individuals were released during Farah Governor Mohammad Akram Khpalwak’s meeting with Iranian... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A number of Afghan citizens have been killed and wounded by Iranian border guards, a resident claimed on Saturday. At least 150 people have been missing in the wake of an attack. A dweller of the Jawin district of western Farah... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three individuals have detained with 40 kilograms of opium in the Amardara district of western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.A Kalashnikov, a walkie-talkie, a van and a motorbike were seized from the detainees, the... read more
FARAH (PAN): Hundreds of people staged a protest against the killing of a moneychanger by two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in western Farah province on Monday, seeking punishment for the killers.Abdul Qayyum was abducted by two soldiers on... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Eight people, most of them civilians, lost their lives to a fresh wave of violence in different parts of western Farah province over the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.Two civilians and one policeman were killed when a... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Five militants were killed by their own bombs in two separate premature explosions in Pushtrud and Bakwa districts of western Farah province, officials said on Saturday.Pushrud district chief Ghausuddin said the incident took place... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): The Qala Kah district police chief and another officer were killed in a roadside bombing in the in the western province of Farah, officials said on Sunday.The incident took place on Saturday night when the Captain Zmarai Farahi’s... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three Afghan policemen fired at Italian troops in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province late on Monday, but the insider assault caused no casualties, local officials said on Tuesday.On the other hand, the International... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Six policemen, including a district police chief, were injured on Monday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Khak-i-Safid district of western Farah province, officials said.The blast in Dahna-i-Khost area took place at... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Authorities in western Farah province on Wednesday claimed wresting back 1,500 acres of government-owned land from local strongmen.The land is located in Korji, Shorabad and Nangab areas on the outskirts of the provincial capital,... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): As part of the third phase of transition, the security responsibility for five districts of western Farah province was handed over to Afghan forces on Wednesday, officials said.Of the 10 districts in Farah, NATO-led International... read more
MIAMANA/FARAH CITY (PAN): A rebel commander, who recently renounced the insurgency, was killed in a bomb blast in western Farah province on Tuesday, official said.Mullah Noor Mohammad Jahani, joining the reconciliation programme some time ago, was... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): An intelligence official escaped an assassination attempt in a mosque in western Farah province on Friday.An unknown gunmen opened fire at Intelligence Department chief Gen. Abdul Samad in a mosque in Farah, the provincial capital... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): The Purchaman district chief was killed and two of his guards were wounded during a roadside bomb blast in western Farah province, officials said on Wednesday.The explosion took place on Tuesday evening, when Mohammad Salem Mubarez... read more
FAIZABAD (PAN): The Taliban on Saturday claimed capturing the Wardoj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, but officials said the insurgent attack had been repulsed.Acting police chief Ghulam Sakhi told Pajhwok Afghan News the armed rebels... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A rebel commander was killed along with two other fighters during a predawn firefight with police in the Pushtrod district of northwestern Farah province on Friday, an official said.Abdul Qadir was killed along with his associates... read more
FARAH (PAN): Five policemen were killed during a gun attack by armed insurgents in the Pusht-i-Rod district of western Farah province, officials said on Tuesday.The administrative head of Pusht-i-Rod, Ghausuddin, told Pajhwok Afghan News the police... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three people were detained by police on charges of trafficking 300 kilograms of opium in the western province of Farah, officials said on Tuesday.The men, trying to smuggle the drugs to Iran in two cars, were detained in the Anar... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Violence against women, including murder, has increased in the western province of Farah this year, officials said on Wednesday."My daughter's hands and feet were tied up with chains and hot water poured all over her body by her... read more
FARAH (PAN): A dozen members of the Afghanistan National Police, including a commander, were joined Taliban’s ranks in western Farah province, officials said on Monday.The provincial police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News the deserting policemen were... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three people were detained on the charge of smuggling 6,500 bottles of alcoholic beverages into the western province of Farah, officials said on Friday.The liquor placed in 64 barrels was recovered by police from a truck, coming... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Thirty-two militants, including three commanders, were killed during a fierce gun-battle with security forces in the Gulistan district of western Farah province late on Sunday, an official said.The gun-battle broke out after a... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): An intelligence official was gunned down by unidentified motorcyclist in western Farah province on Monday.The incident took place in the first police district of Farah City, the provincial capital, in the afternoon, Governor... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Eight passengers were killed and five others wounded in an accident after the bus they were travelling in overturned in western Farah province on Sunday, officials said.Governor Mohammad Akram Khpalwak told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
KABUL (PAN): Twenty-six Taliban militants were killed, one injured and eight others detained during separate security operations over the past 24 hours in different provinces, the Interior Ministry said.A statement from the ministry said the search... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Four members of a family were killed by unknown gunmen in the Bala Balok district of western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.The incident happened in the Grani village late on Tuesday night, the district police chief... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Twenty  Taliban fighters and six security personnel were killed during a four-day operation by Afghan soldiers and police in the southwestern province of Farah, officials said on Sunday.Fifteen insurgents and three security... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Seven government officials and four militants were killed and 13 people, including nine civilians, injured during a brazen militant attack on the governor’s office in western Farah province on Thursday, officials said.A... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Seven government officials and four militants were killed and 13 people, including nine civilians, injured during a brazen militant attack on the governor’s office in western Farah province on Thursday, officials said.A private... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Four militants and a policeman were killed and six others injured during a clash in Farah City, the capital of western Farah province on Tuesday, an official said.The clash took place in the Tajak area in the afternoon, when rebels... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Local officials in western Farah province said on Monday that there was no school in Bakwa district while militant threats had forced the closure of five schools in Gulistan town.There was only one school that Taliban fighters... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Twenty Taliban militants were killed, 5 wounded and 15 others detained during a security operation in the Khak-i-Safid district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.Codenamded Zafar, the operation that was launched... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Three policemen and two security guards were killed and two NATO supply tankers torched in southern Farah and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said on Tuesday.The policemen were killed in the Nalak area of Farah Rod... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Officials said a Taliban commander was detained during an operation by Afghan and foreign troops in southern Farah province.The joint operation was conducted in Bala Bulok district on Friday night, where Mullah Multan alias Kosa... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Two Taliban fighters and a guard were killed after a convoy of trucks, carrying supplies for NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), came under attack in western Farah province, officials said on Sunday.One of the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Municipal officials seized five government land that were earmarked for parks, from encroachers and turned them into people-friendly recreational parks in the western Farah Province, officials said.... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Eleven members of a militant group, who unleashed violence for the last five years, surrendered their weapons and embraced peace in western Farah province on Thursday, an official said.Nearly 185 rebels have renounced the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A former district intelligence officer, who was released from jail 10 days ago, was found dead in the capital of western Farah province, officials said on Sunday.Mohammad Arif was beheaded by unidentified men on Saturday night and... read more
FARAH CITY/ GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Security officials in Farah and Ghazni provinces on Tuesday claimed detaining four suicide attack planners and as many other suspects trying to disrupt the Nawroz festival.A security official who did not want to be... read more
ZARANJ/FARAH CITY (PAN): Three Taliban fighters and 27 suspects have been detained during a series of security operations in southwestern Nimroz and western Farah provinces, officials said on Wednesday.The militants included a commander named Mullah... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A police officer was killed and his colleague wounded in a militant attack in the western province of Farah, officials said on Sunday.The incident happened when two gunmen on a motorcycle attacked a police checkpoint in the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Most inhabitants of western Farah province, unable to pay heavy electricity bills, have returned to the use of lanterns, officials and residents said on Sunday. Naqibuallah, a schoolteacher, said they had been forced into using... read more
FARAH CITY/ PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three groups, involving 41 insurgents, have joined the peace process in western Farah and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said on Monday.Two of the groups having 21 members shunned the insurgency and surrendered... read more
FARAH (PAN): A Taliban commander, who escaped from jail, was among five militants rearrested by a joint Afghan-international security force during an operation in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Monday.The... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A 20-member militant group joined the government-initiated peace process in western Farah province, officials said on Thursday.Led by Mullah Abdul Ghafar, the group turned in 20 weapons, including Kalashnikovs and machine guns, to... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A 20-member rebel group has joined the peace process in western Farah province, an official said on Thursday.Led by Mullah Nooruddin, the fighters had been active in Bakwah, Bala Baluk and Gulistan districts, said Mohammad Ayubi,... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Counternarcotics police in southwestern province of Farah on Monday arrested 21 growers on charges of cultivating poppies, officials said.However, farmers and local officials said the main cause behind the increase in poppy... read more
FARAH (PAN): Four public welfare projects, benefiting thousands of families, were inaugurated in western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.The schemes include the construction of 1.364 kilometre roadside drains, a 2.840 kilometres... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A tribal elder was gunned down by suspected militants in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday. Haji Ghulam was shot dead in the Sang Galak area by two motorcyclists on his way home... read more
FARAH (PAN): Twenty people were injured as a result of a bomb explosion in western Farah province on Thursday, officials said.The explosion happened in the Farah Rod area of Bala Baluk district, where a truck carrying a funeral hit a bomb, the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A 20-member insurgents group joined the peace process in western Farah province on Monday, taking to 100 the number of individuals renouncing the insurgency this year, an official said.Led by Mullah Abdul Malik, the fighters... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Seven Taliban insurgents and two security guards with foreign troops were killed during a clash in western Farah province on Monday, an official said.The clash erupted after a group of militants attacked a convoy of vehicles... read more
KAPISA (PAN): Four Taliban militants were killed and five others injured during a joint operation in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, officials said on Saturday.As a result of the two-day offensive, the Karam Khel area was cleared of... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A dozen Taliban fighters and seven others suspects were detained during an operation by Afghan security forces in western Farah province, officials said on Tuesday.The operation was conducted in the Kansak area of Bala Balok... read more
FARAH (PAN): Seven Taliban militants, including a commander, were arrested by police during a patrol in Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.The insurgents were detained on the Farah-Herat highway on Saturday... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): International troops killed three suspected insurgents and injured a fourth while planting roadside bombs in the southwestern province of Farah, officials said on Friday.The airstrike took place late on Thursday night in the... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): Seven Taliban militants were killed during a clash with Afghan security forces in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, an official said on Thursday.The overnight operation by Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos and... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A Taliban fighter, sentenced to death by the rebels, had surrendered to security forces after an escape in western Farah province, an official said on Thursday.Police officer Maj. Mohammad Ghaws Malyar identified the man as Mullah... read more
FARAH CITY (PAN): A newly-constructed building for a prison was inaugurated in western Farah province on Wednesday, an official said.The facility cost $83,892 (4,000,000afs) provided by the United States, Maj. Sayed Mohammad Rahimi, the prison... read more

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