Farah (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Farah (Afghanistan)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 32.389999
Longitude: 62.099998
population: 43,574
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

6 ANA troops dead during operations

KABUL (AIP): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) troops and several suspected anti-government gunmen were killed in separate incidents of violence, defence ministry said Thursday.The ANA troops were killed after roadside bomb attack in different regions of ... [Published Frontier Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

LH urges president to stem insecurity

News Detail Abdul Zuhoor QayomiKABUL: Following the deteriorating security situation in some parts of the country, the Lower House (LH) on Wednesday urged President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to boost up security in all over the country.The main issues lawmakers ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

29 Die in Violence in Afghanistan's Farah Province

Groups of Taliban militants storm police checkpoints; leaving 19 Taliban dead and seven in local police.by Shadi Khan SaifKABULFighting between local police and Taliban militants broke out inAfghanistan's Farah province on Saturday.Groups of armed rebels- ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 3 reports

Taliban claims deadly attack on Afghan court

A group of Taliban fighters have attacked a court in the northern city of Kunduz in Afghanistan, killing at least seven people including prosecutors.The prosecutors were shot in their offices at close range, officials said on Monday.Four attackers wearing ... [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 27 2014]
Entities: Taliban, Attack, killing, Kabul
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan Army Kills 29 Taliban Militants in Farah Province

TEHRAN (FNA)- Afghan troops claimed the lives of over two dozen Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s Farah province, inflicting heavy losses on them.Fighting between Afghan troops and Taliban militants broke out in Afghanistan’s Farah province on Saturday, ... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ghor, Balkh And Farah Representatives Discuss Problems With Acting President

Monday, October 27, 2014Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with Ghor elders, acting president said, the determination of National Unity Government (NUG) for continuation of Gardandiwal road construction work is serious, reports the Presidential Press Office adding ... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Second Round of Polio Vaccination Begins in Afghanistan

News - AfghanistanSunday, 26 October 2014 15:52 Written by The second round of polio vaccination officially kicked off on Sunday and will continue for three days, officials of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said.All families are cautioned to vaccinate ... [Published Tolo News - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan govt clears $1.74m student loans

KARACHI: The apex committee of the Student Loan Scheme approved yesterday Rs173.57m ($1.74m) worth of interest-free loans to be given to deserving students so that they could pursue higher studies in Pakistan.The loans were approved during a meeting of ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

37 Taliban Militants Killed, 55 Injured in Afghan Mop-up Operations

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 37 Taliban militants were killed and 55 others were injured in military operations in the past 24 hours.The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that the operations were conducted by Afghan National Police in cooperation ... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 4 reports

Taliban kill three Afghan women accused of adultery

KABUL - The Taliban killed three women who they accused of adultery, an official in western Afghanistan said Saturday.The women's bodies were found late Friday after they were shot in Farah, the capital of Farah province, said Javid Afghan, the spokesman ... [Published ENCA - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Women Continue Facing Violence

A news report on Friday, October 17, revealed another incident of violence against women. According to the news report, the dead bodies of four women who had been missing for three days were found in the capital of western Farah province. According ... [Published Daily Outlook - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

25 Taliban Killed, 14 Injured in Afghan Clearing Operations

(MENAFN - QNA) The Afghan Ministry of Interior said Wednesday at least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 14 others were injured during joint military operations ... [Published MENAFN - Oct 15 2014]

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...said there were five restive districts in Farah province; security situation would worsen if the government did not pay attention in this regard. "All parts of Farah are under control of Taliban except of its central city. No measures have been taken by the Interior Ministry to overcome this challenge" he claimed
The attackers "killed six court officials and one police. Eight people were wounded" , Hussaini said, adding that the fighters were also killed
"The police guards inside the building fought them for hours, but they were eventually overpowered after they ran out of ammunition."
"The MoPH has started seriously fighting against this illness to eradicate it across the country," Acting Minister Suraya Dalil said. "I ask all parents to vaccinate their children to prevent this illness."

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6 ANA troops dead during operations [Published Frontier Post - 5 hours ago]
LH urges president to stem insecurity [Published Afghanistan Times - Oct 29 2014]
Elections 2014 (54): Provincial council results... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Oct 29 2014]
Afghanistan: Round-up of ICRC Activities in Afg... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
29 Die in Violence in Afghanistan's Farah Province [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 28 2014]
The Legacy Of The Polio Vaccine In 7 Countries [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 28 2014]
Taliban claims deadly attack on Afghan court [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 27 2014]
Afghanistan: Taliban storm Afghan court, kill s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 27 2014]
Taliban storm Afghan court, kill seven: officials [Published SAMAA TV - Oct 27 2014]
Ghor, Balkh And Farah Representatives Discuss P... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Oct 27 2014]
Second Round of Polio Vaccination Begins in Afg... [Published Tolo News - Oct 26 2014]
Afghan Army Kills 29 Taliban Militants in Farah... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 26 2014]
37 Taliban killed, 55 in clearing operations [Published Frontier Post - Oct 26 2014]
Pakistan govt clears $1.74m student loans [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 25 2014]
37 Taliban Militants Killed, 55 Injured in Afgh... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 25 2014]
How Afghanistan Can Kick Its Drug Habit [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
Twitter gaffe exposes Taliban’s spokesman locat... [Published Afghanistan Times - Oct 21 2014]
Taliban kill three Afghan women accused of adul... [Published ENCA - Oct 18 2014]
Bodies Of Women Killed By Taliban Found In West... [Published Bernama - Oct 18 2014]
Taliban execute 4 women in W. Afghanistan: offi... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 18 2014]
Bodies of Four Women Found in Farah [Published Tolo News - Oct 18 2014]
Women Continue Facing Violence [Published Daily Outlook - Oct 18 2014]
Iron Sapper event honors one of fallen [Published Guidon - Oct 16 2014]
Editorial: Fighting polio a regional challenge [Published Afghanistan Times - Oct 16 2014]
25 Taliban Killed, 14 Injured in Afghan Clearin... [Published MENAFN - Oct 15 2014]
Finding Bergdahl - Part 4 [Published Vice Magazine US - Oct 02 2014]
Afghanistan: 20 Taliban Militants Killed During... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 01 2014]
14 Killed In Afghan Attacks Ahead Of Presidenti... [Published Leadership - Sep 28 2014]
14 killed before Afghan inauguration [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 28 2014]
14 killed before Afghan inauguration [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 28 2014]
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Elections 2014 (54): Provincial council results... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Oct 29 2014]
The provincial council vote is finally over. It has been fully overshadowed by the drawn-out and contentious presidential election – as could be expected and has been the case in the past as well. Attention dwindled as election fatigue crept in, which ...
Afghanistan: Round-up of ICRC Activities in Afg... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Afghanistan Visiting detainees and protecting the civilian population The ICRC visits detainees in Afghanistan and other countries around the world to monitor the conditions in which detainees ...
Afghanistan: Taliban storm Afghan court, kill s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 27 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Afghanistan Kunduz, Afghanistan |AFP|Monday 10/27/2014 - 12:21 GMT Taliban militants stormed a court in northern Afghanistan on Monday and killed at least seven people including prosecutors, shooting them in their ...
2014 Elections (52): The not yet officially ann... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 27 2014]
After over five months, Afghanistan has finally an election result… kind of. In a remarkable step, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the winner of the run-off on 21 September 2014, but did not release the results –apparently one of ...
Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Humanitarian Overview... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Afghanistan Context: The province has the highest risk profiles in Afghanistan as a result of poor access to basic health services, restricted humanitarian access and exposure to ...
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