By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:08/10/2018
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): A female Wolesi Jirga hopeful on Monday succumbed to the wounds she suffered in a traffic accident in northwestern Badghis province, an official said. Haji Bahauddin Qadesi, a member... Read More
By: Painda Hikmat , Date:28/10/2015
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The new governor on Wednesday said the central government had ignored northwestern Badghis province with regard to reconstruction and development activities over the past 14 years. Ta... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:20/10/2015
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Wheat production in northwestern Badghis province has increased by 61 percent, compared with last year’s yields, an official said on Tuesday. The total yield this year was 78,517 tonn... Read More

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QALA- NAU (Pajhwok): At least eight militants and two policemen have been killed when insurgents mounted attack on security forces check posts in Bala Murghab district in western Badghis province, an official said on Tuesday.
Deputy provincial council chief Aziz Baik told Pajhwok Afghan News rebels attacked security check posts three days before and the firefight continued since then.
A policeman and two insurgents also wounded in three days long clashes, he added.

QALA-E-NAW (Pajhwok): Heavily-armed Taliban mounted attack on the Jawand district in western Badghis province and secured control of the district centre late Saturday night, an official said.
Bahauddin, head of provincial council, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces were pushed back to mountainous areas of the district in the initial firefight. He feared the security forces needed immediate reinforcements otherwise they were facing with dangerous situation.

Badghis is a northwestern province sharing borders with Herat in the west, Faryab in the east, Ghor in the south and Turkmenistan in the north. Qala-i-Naw is the provincial capital of the province. The total area of Badghis province is estimated at 32,000 square kilometers.
Based on mines department information, no survey has been conducted to explore natural resources in the province except some of the surveys carried out by the former Soviet Union in the Malmanji area of Qads district and Tora Shikh locality of Maqur district for the exploration of oil and gas.

FARAH/GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Three polling centres in western Farah and as many in southern Ghazni province could not open due to security threats, officials said on Saturday.

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The turnout in the runoff election was lower than the first round due to security problems in western Badghis province, an official said on Saturday.
So far, no fraud-related complaint has been reported from Badghis, where the voter turnout was dismally low in some parts.
Zmarai, a resident of Maqur district, said armed rebels were active in Komri and Andri areas on the Election Day.

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people during a gathering announced support for Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in the capital of western Badghis province on Monday, an official said.
The presidential elections headed to runoff as no one of presidential candidates obtained 50+1 percent of ballot cast during the April 5, presidential and provincial elections. 
Two frontrunners, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah would contest in the second round of elections scheduled for Jun, 14.


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Abdullah garners support in Badghis

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