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Herat has a lively media scene, but local journalists claim they are increasingly facing obstructions. (Photo: Todd Huffman)
Shapoor Saber
27 Jan 11
Reporters claim that officials are no longer willing to cooperate with their requests for information.
Shapoor Saber
10 Dec 10
Forces sent on special security course after IWPR story on growing wave of attacks in Herat.
Shapoor Saber
10 Dec 10
Forces sent on special security course after IWPR story on growing wave of attacks in Herat.
Many Heratis say they are wary of Iranian influence. (Photo: Marius Arnesen/Flickr)
Shapoor Saber
14 Oct 10
Some candidates claim Iranians backed election hopefuls who would support Tehran’s interests.
An Afghan votes in the 2009 presidential election. (Photo: UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein)
Shapoor Saber
15 Sep 10
Parliamentary candidates and police trade accusations over security failings ahead of election.
Shapoor Saber
20 Aug 10
Many eligible voters reportedly angry that they have not been able to register for the September ballot.
Shapoor Saber
20 Feb 10
Postponement of general election viewed with suspicion by ordinary people and analysts.
Shapoor Saber
19 Feb 10
Police official says he has credible evidence that Taleban chief opposed to Salma Dam is funded by Iranians.
Shapoor Saber
4 Feb 10
Some say diplomatic mission will bring risk of attacks, but others hopeful it will boost city.
Shapoor Saber, Abdul Latif Sahak, Samiullah Ghushtoon
1 Sep 09
Witnesses tell of ballot-box stuffing, gifts for votes and intimidation in election.

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