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Her liberal parents supported her in obtaining her bachelor's in Herat, and allowed her to move to Berlin for her master's degree, a step that was by no means self-evident. “The perspective ... So it's not part of our culture that you go and live in another city by yourself or have a roommate. So technically as a ...
to Herat to investigate activities of the Municipality, but he was caught red-handed receiving $13,000 in bribe. The open trial of the three accused was held in Herat City and in the beginning, the prosecutor opened the case and presented his arguments against the accused individuals. After hearing his ...

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of school teachers on Wednesday complained their salaries were not paid for the last four months, warning to boycott classes in the new academic year if their problem not resolved. The teachers gathered in the provincial council, said that Herat exchequer requested the ...
Security personnel were deployed in sensitive areas across Herat for the opening ceremony, checking all vehicles entering the city. ... of gas annually alongside Afghanistan's Herat-Kandahar highway, then through Quetta and Multan in Pakistan and ending up at the India-Pakistan border town of Fazilka.
Local officials confirmed eight people were killed in a bus accident in Herat on Wednesday. Officials said 13 others were wounded in the crash. Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada, confirmed the accident and said the incident happened on Wednesday morning when a passenger bus travelling from Herat city to ...
A highlight of the clearance project has been the clearance of landmines around the 15th Century Minarets of the Husain Baiqara Madrasa in Herat City. Towering over 100ft above the city, they are the remains of one of Afghanistan's most stunning historic landmarks and were long threatened by conflict.

HERAT, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan government has beefed up security ahead of the inauguration of a major gas project in western city of Herat, local media reported Tuesday. Afghan leaders and foreign guests from regional countries will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man has strangled his wife to death in the capital of western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday. Abdul Ahad Walizada, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Huz-Garbas locality of Herat City on Tuesday night. He said the ...
The group of young Afghan women in the deeply conservative Herat province is breaking traditional barriers as the country's first female coders in an ... The game they created at the Code to Inspire computer training center in the city of Herat, the provincial capital, underscores Afghanistan's struggle to ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials on Tuesday confiscated 25 tons of chicken meat after being smuggled into western Herat province from Iran, an official said. The driver of the vehicle carrying the meat worth about 2.3 million afghanis has been arrested in ...
... a businesswoman and owner of Sandwich Sabz Company, said she launched her business three month backs by producing food items. Her company produced different types of sandwiches of high quality and beneficial for health info-icon . Similar exhibitions have already been inaugurated in Herat City ...
A fghan intelligence officials on Tuesday confiscated 25 tons of chicken meat after being smuggled into the western Herat Province from Iran. The driver of the vehicle carrying the meat worth about 2.3 million afghanis ($33,161) has been arrested in Herat City, the provincial capital, the governor's ...
The game they created at the Code to Inspire computer training center in the city of Herat, the provincial capital, underscores Afghanistan's struggle to eradicate vast opium poppy fields ruled by the Taliban. For Khatera Mohammadi, one of the students at the center, it was more than just a game: "Fight ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials on Tuesday confiscated 25 tons of chicken meat after being smuggled into western Herat province from Iran, an official said. The driver of the vehicle carrying the meat worth about 2.3 million afghanis has been arrested in Herat City, the provincial capital, the ...
HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — A group of young Afghan women in the deeply conservative western Herat province is breaking traditional barriers as their ... The game they created at the Code to Inspire computer training center in the city of Herat, the provincial capital, underscores Afghanistan's struggle to ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): “He would always chase me, telling me that he will give me everything I want and it was until he deceivingly took me to his house and raped me there,” recalls a 12-year-old boy. Jawad (not real name), a resident of western Herat province, comes from a poor family. He works as a ...
Home is actually a collection of unconnected buildings adjoining a cobbled courtyard that once formed the historic town's marketplace. ... Ancient Herat is “a city of absolute enchantment”, she compares the bounteous Ghorband valley to the Garden of Eden, and is moved by the “incredible, unforgettable ...

Another civilian was wounded in the explosion, Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said. The incident took place at around 10pm local time in Gulran district in the province, Walizada said. He said the victims were workers who wanted to travel to Herat city from Gulran district and from there to ...
Another civilian was wounded in the explosion, Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said. The incident took place at around 10pm local time in Gulran district in the province, Walizada said. He said the victims were workers who wanted to travel to Herat city from Gulran district and from there to ...
Tayeb, a regional director for Afghan Telecom in the western city of Herat, was staying at the hilltop hotel - not part of the global InterContinental chain - with dozens of industry colleagues from around the country ahead of an annual conference due to begin on Sunday. Afghan journalists take cover near the ...
A marathon deadly siege on a major hotel in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has ended with the killing of all gunmen who fought off security forces for 16 hours. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on the heavily-guarded Intercontinental Hotel in the Bagh-e Bala which left at least 18 civilians dead ...
Another civilian was wounded in the explosion, Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said. The incident took place at around 10pm local time in Gulran district in the province, Walizada said. He said the victims were workers who wanted to travel to Herat city from Gulran district and from there to ...
Herat, Jan 21: At least 12 civilians were killed and one was left wounded in a roadside mine blast in Herat province of Afghanistan on Sunday. ... bombs to target Afghan security forces, for the attack, Walizada also added that the victims were workers who wanted to travel to Herat city from Gulran district and ...
Head of refugees and repatriation department of Farah province on Saturday said over 7,000 families have fled from their homes in the province as a result of ongoing skirmishes between the Taliban and security forces on the outskirts of the city. Farah refugees and repatriation director Rahmuddin Rigiwal said many of ...
militants closed the Farah-Herat highway and abducted five passengers, an official said on Tuesday. Shehla Abu Bakar, a Farah provincial council member, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents blocked highway in Shamalgah area on the outskirt of Farah City for some hours. She accused the Taliban ...
Kabul Municipality calls on residents to help reduce air pollution in the city and avoid using low-quality fuel especially coal for warming their houses. ... Kabul Municipality says residents in big cities including Kabul, Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif are not paying the required attention to help reduce air pollution in ...
Barry's exhibition opened in the historic citadel of Herat, in the centre of the eastern city, in December last year. The artworks should remain on display until the end of February, although discussions are under way to make the exhibition permanent. A second exhibition is planned for Kabul in March, around ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A laboratory to assess the quality of saffron produced in Afghanistan info-icon was inaugurated in western Herat province on Saturday, officials said, hoping the first-of-its-kind facility would help boost the plant's export to international markets. Bashir Ahmad Ahmadi, saffron ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Seventy-one, including five women info-icon , have been set free from the central jail in western Herat province after they were pardoned under a presidential decree, an official said on Wednesday. The Presidential decree pardoning the inmates has been issued on the occasion of ...
He said the man was arrested by the National Directorate of Security (NDS info-icon ) personnel in the second police district of Herat city after chasing him for months. He didn't provide further information about the alleged suicide bomber, but added he had the plan to strike inside a main mosque in the city.
Herat City Mayor Syed Waheed Qatali told Pajhwok Afghan News the arrested individuals had been appointed at entrances to the city under previous leadership of the municipality to collect income taxes. The Attorney Office was recently introduced 31 municipality employees accused of their involvement in ...
It was midnight in the remote mountainous village of Arvige in Chesht-e Sharif district, Herat province of Afghanistan. Khurshid, an Afghan mother was 16 weeks pregnant with her 5th child. Amena, 22, the midwife at the UNFPA supported Family Health House (FHH) was examining heavily bleeding and ...
Officials from the Mines and Petroleum department in Herat said on Tuesday that they plan to establish a gas power plant near the industrial area in the city using the ... of members of Herat's provincial council said after the implementation of the TAPI project, the number of factories in Herat's industrial town will increase.
Officials from the Mines and Petroleum department in Herat said on Tuesday that they plan to establish a gas power plant near the industrial area in the city using the ... of members of Herat's provincial council said after the implementation of the TAPI project, the number of factories in Herat's industrial town will increase.
HERAT, Afghanistan, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- In a traditional, patriarchal society like Afghanistan opening a fitness club for a female would be full of challenges but Setara Karimi not only faced these daring challenges, but successfully open the first-ever such center in her city. Setara, 28, a native mainly to the ...
At least three people were killed and six others were wounded in an explosion in Herat province on Thursday afternoon, local officials confirmed. Herat Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Wali said the blast took place in Jebraeel area in Herat City at around 5.30pm. He said the explosives were hidden in a ...
At least three people were killed and six others were wounded in an explosion in Herat province on Thursday afternoon, local officials confirmed. Herat Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Wali said the blast took place in Jebraeel area in Herat City at around 5.30pm. He said the explosives were hidden in a ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials on Tuesday arrested two customs department officials over financial corruption charges in western Herat province, an official said. Jilani Farhad, the Herat governor's spokesman, said the two individuals had allegedly embezzled more than one million afghanis ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): In violation of President Ashraf Ghani's warning, unprocessed marble -- also known as white gold of Afghanistan info-icon -- continues to be smuggled abroad. During his visit to Herat about two years back, President Ghani had promised taking serious steps to prevent the export ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Government entities, industrial units and residents owed 1.7 million afghanis in electricity bills to the Da Afghanistan info-icon ... Over the past few years, Kamrani alleged, 2,300 consumers in 17 villages of Kahsan and Shahrak-i-Torghondai districts had not paid their electricity bills.
"Head of a delegation who was recently assigned to review the situation in the Municipality of Herat city and check possible corruption in the entity was detained on charge of receiving 11,000 U.S. dollars as bribe from someone there," Tolo television channel reported in its news bulletin. However, the ...
The manuscripts on display will reflect poems by famous Persian poets Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, Bedil and calligraphy of verses of the Holy Quran. Thumbnail. Dozens of manuscripts prepared by the Afghan calligraphers will be put on exhibition in the Turkish city of Istanbul in next week, Turkish ...
More than one commenter said Bath being crowned the friendliest city must be a joke, while Tim Freeborn said: “What an absolute load of tosh.” Sam Sandars was equally damning and said: “Worked and live in Bath for seven years… Definitely not the friendliest city! A lot of snobbery from the well off.
In 2011, Uzbek state railway company, Ozbekiston Temir Yollari, built a short link between Hairatan, a town on the Uzbek-Afghan border, and Mazar-i-Sharif, a major city in northern Afghanistan. Tashkent has since expressed interest in extending that line to Herat, another Afghan city in the northwest, and a ...
In 2011, the Uzbek state railway company, Ozbekiston Temir Yollari, built a short link between Hairatan, a town on the Uzbek-Afghan border, and Mazar-e Sharif, a major city in northern Afghanistan. Tashkent has since expressed interest in extending that line to Herat, another Afghan city in the northwest, ...
Kidnapping for ransom is a top security concern for people living in Herat city. The ministry said the executions were carried out after three appeals courts and President Ashraf Ghani confirmed the death sentences of the five convicts. Death sentences are rarely carried out in Afghanistan. The last time ...
Unknown men riding a motorcycle on Tuesday morning threw acid in the faces of two female civil society activists in Herat city. According to the two women, Yakta and Freshta, the men had been on a motorcycle at the time of the attack. Sayed Ahmad Mohammadi, Herat police media officer rejected the ...
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unknown individuals sprayed acid on the faces of two sisters in the capital of western Herat province, officials said on Tuesday. The victims were admitted to the Burns Ward of the Herat Hospital. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, an official in-charge at the Herat Zonal Hospital, told ...
Herat officials said there are four Jewish synagogues and other sites ... and I was playing with their children,” said Abdul Rashid, a resident of Herat's Old City.
Herat officials said the incident took place in Imam Fakhr Razi area in Herat city when Mohammad Fazl Afif Jamshedi was on his way home.


 

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