Recent Stories

1 Aug 11
IWPR report on dire consequences of cheap imports for Herat factories triggers further press coverage.
1 Aug 11
IWPR report on dire consequences of cheap imports for Herat factories triggers further press coverage.
14 Jun 11
Manufacturing sector struggles against flood of cheaper imports.
13 May 11
Despite fears of revenge attacks, analysts predict insurgents’ morale and funding will be sapped.
9 May 11
Locals say insurgents feeding on resentment at undelivered pledges.
7 Jan 11
Best and brightest emigrate from Herat province to escape worsening prospects.
16 Dec 10
With final election results released, unsuccessful contenders from Pashtun group say they were systematically excluded.
9 Nov 10
Last three months have seen a rise in insurgent activity across formerly peaceful region.
24 Aug 10
Voters and candidates in Balkh and Herat warn that security fears are disrupting election preparations.