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Storay Karimi

Car bomb kills at least 7, injures 53 in Afghan Herat province

Mar 13 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan A powerful car bomb near a police station on Friday night killed at least seven people and wounded more than 50 others in Afghanistan's western Herat province, officials said. | Video

Afghanistan sends investigators to sift through ashes after blaze near Iran border

Feb 15 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan The Afghan government on Monday sent officials to the western province of Herat to investigate a blaze that tore through a customs post close to the Iranian border over the weekend, officials said.

Afghanistan sends investigators to sift through ashes after blaze near Iran border

Feb 15 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan, Feb 15 The Afghan government on Monday sent officials to the western province of Herat to investigate a blaze that tore through a customs post close to the Iranian border over the weekend, officials said.

Dozens hurt by huge blaze close to Iran-Afghanistan border

Feb 14 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan At least 60 people were injured as hundreds of fuel vehicles exploded in a massive blaze that tore through a customs post in Afghanistan close to the Iranian border, disrupting power supplies and causing millions of dollars of damage. | Video

Afghanistan investigating if civilians killed in strike against Taliban

Jan 10 2021

KABUL/HERAT The Afghan government is investigating an air strike by its military in the southern province of Nimroz that local officials say resulted in the deaths of 14 civilians, as local residents brought their bodies to the provincial capital in protest.

In the name of the mother: Afghan woman wins recognition, sparks Taliban opposition

Sep 27 2020

HERAT/KABUL Afghan woman Laleh Osmany has been campaigning for years for a change to the age-old custom of officially identifying people by the names of their fathers, calling for mothers' names to be included on identity cards.

U.S. envoy condemns Afghan airstrikes against Taliban as civilians among 45 killed

Jul 23 2020

HERAT, Afghanistan Afghan government forces killed 45 people, including civilians, in airstrikes against Taliban fighters in a western province bordering Iran on Wednesday, drawing condemnation from the U.S. envoy trying to start peace talks involving all sides.

Afghan all-girls robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to treat coronavirus patients

Jul 21 2020

HERAT In the eastern Afghan city of Herat, 18-year-old high school student Somaya Faruqi adjusts a suction cap as she puts the finishing touches before unveiling a low-cost, lightweight ventilator created by her and six other young women. | Video

Afghan doctors protest over unpaid salaries amid coronavirus outbreak

May 19 2020

HERAT, Afghanistan More than 200 doctors and medical staff took part in protests in the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday, saying they had not been paid for three months while risking their lives to treat coronavirus patients.

Exclusive: Afghan lawmakers say 45 migrants drowned after Iranian guards forced them into river

May 07 2020

KABUL/HERAT, Afghanistan Iranian border guards killed 45 Afghan migrant workers trying to cross into Iran this month by forcing them into a raging mountain torrent at gunpoint, according to two Afghan lawmakers investigating the deaths.

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