Balkh

Atta Noor Accuses Government of Inefficiency, Dictatorship

Criticizing the national unity government, Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh province on Sunday called the government recent move against protesters in Kabul as a dictatorship and accused the security institutions of inefficiency. Governor Noor accused President Ghani’s administration of incompetency and said,” If someone likes or dislikes, reforms …

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10 Killed as Clashes Erupt in Darzab District of Jawzjan

At least 10 people including a woman have been killed and seven others injured as clashes continuing between the Afghan security forces and militants in Darzab district of the northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Saturday. Rahmatullah Turkistani, provincial police chief said that Taliban ambushed Afghan local police in Sardara …

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Ghani Arrives in Mazar to Review Local Gov’t Performance

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani entered Balkh province late on Monday after inaugurating the railway connecting Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Last night during his visits, the President has hold meetings with Atta Muhammad Noor, the acting-governor of Balkh, tribal elders, and civil society activists. Presidential spokesman, Haroon Chakhansuri has said that the …

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Taliban’s Deputy Chief of Intelligence Detained in Balkh

Taliban’s Deputy Intelligence Chief for Balkh Province was arrested by the Afghan Intelligence Agency. In a statement released by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the Directorate said the individual identified as Mirwais had introduced himself as Rahbar and was collecting intelligence information about the governmental forces activities and whereabouts. …

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