By: Storai Karimi , Date:27/03/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on Tuesday demanded lasting peace in the country and called for their participation in the peace negotiations and elections. They said the... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:12/01/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on Saturday rallied in western Herat province and vowed not to partake in the presidential election if the Independent Election Commission (... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/10/2018
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in western Herat province on Sunday accused a Wolesi Jirga candidate of offering the office 1$ million in bribe to declare... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five employees of an NGO, abducted by militants in Western Herat province, were rescued from their captives on Wednesday, officials said.
Four doctors and their driver were kidnapped by armed insurgents on a highway in Ghoryan district some weeks back, the provincial police spokesman said.
Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the kidnapped men were released from militant captivity in Adraskan district following hectic efforts by local elders.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Former jihadi leader and minister Mohammad Ismail Khan on Saturday said it was a matter of grave concern that ex-communists outnumbered mujahideen in the new cabinet.

Speaking at a press conference in the capital of western Herat province, the then energy and water minister said the cabinet lacked professional individuals and jihadi figures.

HERAT (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has sacked at least 30 civil and military officials in western Herat province and referred them to judicial organs, officials said on Sunday.

Earlier on Saturday, Ghani traveled to Herat to assess recent spike in insecurity and apprise himself of governance related issues. He also met the officials, elders, provincial council and civil society members.


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No one has right to decide our fate: Herat women

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on... Read More


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Herat protestors vow to boycott presidential poll

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Insecurity may hinder women’s participation in polls

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women rights activist and female... Read More


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Ahmadzai garners more support

HERAT CITY, TARINKOT, JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of people have held separ... Read More