Hijratullah Ekhtyar | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
11 Nov 14
Militants believe mobile systems are used to track them.
25 Sep 14
Locals call on officials to do more to combat heroin use among young people.
21 Jul 14
Residents of Sorkhrod district and Jalalabad city face health risks from lack of environmental controls.
9 Jul 14
Lack of proper regulation leads to casual slaughtering practices and sales of diseased meat.
29 Apr 14
Booksellers report brisk trade as appetite for reading grows in country’s east.
Hijratullah Ekhtyar, Mina Habib
24 Mar 14
Traditional musicians say rising security threats are driving them to leave the country or seek safer work.
3 Dec 13
Business leaders in Nangarhar say production is growing despite insurgent threats.
2 Oct 13
Fearful residents, officials and the Taleban all agree that Nangarhar is under threat.
13 Aug 13
Youth groups in Nangarhar encourage voters to participate in next year’s election.
15 Jul 13
People have to endure punishing summer temperatures or pay high prices for electricity to cool themselves.