Khaama Press: At least four people were killed during a clash between the irresponsible gunmen of Jamiat-e-Islami and Junbish-e-Millie in North of Afghanistan. According to the local government officials in Faryab, the incident took place late on Saturday afternoon in Maimana city, the provincial capital of the province. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurish confirmed the
Press TV March 5, 2017 Taliban militants have assassinated a police chief in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab Province, police say. Nasim Qateh, the police chief of Faryab’s Almar district, was killed by a magnetic bomb attached to his car, Karim Yuresh, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, said Sunday. Yuresh said a second police officer,
Al Jazeera: At least 25 people have been killed by snowstorms and avalanches in northern Afghanistan, more than a week after more than 100 people died due to heavy snowfall across the country, according to an official. Northern Faryab province bore the brunt of freezing temperatures and heavy snow on Sunday. Click here to read more (external
Ayaz Gul VOA News February 3, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Officials in northwestern Afghanistan say a suspected Taliban insurgent has killed at least eight police personnel just days after surrendering and joining the force. The overnight massacre took place at a security outpost in the Almar district in the province of Faryab. Insurgent took weapons Area police
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 5, 2016 A roadside bomb killed 11 people and wounded a dozen more on their way to a wedding in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, officials said on November 4. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, which killed women and children and wounded the bride, but officials
Tolo News: A number of residents of northern Faryab province have picked up arms and have said they will personally defend their province. Recently Taliban attacked parts of the province. This led to residents arming themselves. Faryab residents said they will stand alongside security forces and will help them fight insurgents. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani’s first VP General Abdul Rashid Dostum on Monday said that he had not been injured during a Taliban siege in Faryab, terming CEO Abdullah Abdullah’s remarks inappropriate. Presiding over a meeting of council of ministers on Monday, Abdullah said that Dostum had been slightly injured in a Taliban siege in Faryab. However
1TV: Islamic State militant group is planning to deploy as many as 7,000 fighters in northern Afghanistan to carry out terror attacks, First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum said Saturday. Visiting Faryab to clear the northern province from Taliban insurgents, Dostum stated that the IS fighters in north Afghanistan would include nationals of Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Tajikistan,
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty By Bruce Pannier and Mustafa Sarwar August 6, 2016 Qishloq Ovozi has paid a good deal of attention to what is happening south of Central Asia, in Afghanistan. But most of these reports deal with unrest in the border area and the security problems militants in northern Afghanistan could pose to Central Asian countries.
VOA News Ayaz Gul July 31, 2016 ISLAMABAD—An international human rights group Sunday demanded authorities in Afghanistan prosecute militia forces linked to a top government official for recent killings and other abuses against civilians in the northern Faryab province. The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that its probe into the late June attack