Press TV August 14, 2017 Taliban militants have seized control of a district headquarters in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab, officials say. Security forces were forced to pull out of the Ghormach district to avoid civilian casualties, said Nasratullah Jamshidi, an army corps spokesman for the northern region, on Sunday. The military official said after
Press TV / August 12, 2017 At least 13 people, including women and children, have been killed when a pair of mortar blasts ripped through their house in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab, a local official says. The deadly incident occurred in Dawolat Abad district on Friday evening, said General Dilawer Shah Dilawer, the Faryab
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 23, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Heavy fighting is raging in central Afghanistan where officials say the Islamist Taliban has captured two key district headquarters and is assaulting government outposts in nearby areas. Insurgents stormed Taywara district in Ghor province early Sunday, after seizing control of the border district of Kohistan in the
Tolo News: Faryab ladies this week welcomed the opening of their first ever fitness center in the provincial capital, Maimana. The gym is a privately-owned business and has the capacity to allow 30 women to exercise at any given time. Click here to read more (external link).
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).