The unfair war on Afghans

Brothers, father, wife, students, colleagues, friends and acquaintances participated in mourning of Rahmatullah Haseeb Nasiry, a lecturer of the American University of Afghanistan, who was killed in the Wednesday’s truck bombing in Kabul. Nasiry was the father of a two-year old girl. On Wednesday truck bombing, about 100 people lost their lives and over 500…

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Kabul’s Old City Slows Down but Keeps Breathing  

Kabul today, with a population of more than five million, is totally different from the past. Kabul’s Old city with long history, political game changers, rich culture and old buildings which are being replaced by new buildings, still exists today.   In 2010, when I was 12 years old, my family moved from the countryside…

Tough Politics in Afghanistan

Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin (HIG) leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar after appearing in Laghman and Nangarhar provinces, returned to Kabul to participate in Politics. In the Meantime, Supporters of First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum warned President Ghani over monopolizing power. Besides that, Former Special Envoy on Good Governance and Reform Ahmad Zia Massuod works with Dostum. From the…

Young Afghan women: Visions of hope and fear

    Looking at young women in Afghanistan today, we can find two extremes. On one hand is Saeeda Sadat, 18, with two published books, and, on the other hand, we find Farkhunda, 18, raped by her brother and a resident of a women’s shelter in Kabul. The life stories of Afghan women have been made…

No Playground, Street Playground of Kids

PhStreets of Kabul are full of kids; hanging around, playing cards, football games, traditional games like Crickets, and whatever kids can do to have fun. The reason behind getting on streets is kids have no playground to play. Meanwhile, child development is under serious threats of health issues and gangsters. No Playground for kids in…

Earning a living among the dead

Note: The article was once published headlined, "OUT LITTLE MISS". Edited By  Kara Lozier Gul Bibi is a child of 12 years old. She has spent the last four years working in a dusty graveyard. She wakes up with the pre-dawn call to prayer while the moon is still shining on her small yard. Although…

65 PEOPLE DEAD AS RESULT OF SNOWFALL ACROSS AFGHANISTAN

Snowfall, avalanche, snowstorm killed around 65 individuals, and many other wounded and still trapped under snow includes children and women, according to officials. In the last avalanche, 14 people were killed and four wounded in the Surkh Persa district of central Parwan province—Northern of the capital Kabul—on Sunday, reported Pajhwok Afghan News. In northern Sar-i-Pul…