Featured stories about Afghanistan
Stories about Afghanistan
17 June 2016
10 June 2016
"America is mother of Daesh [ISIS] and the grandmother of the Taliban. It supports Daesh by injecting Dollars. It supports the Taliban by injecting Pakistani Rupees."
2 June 2016
"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."
28 May 2016
27 May 2016
14 May 2016
It's been a long, dangerous journey, so Ali Jaffari first thought it was a scam when a Greek friend offered his family a room at a three-star hotel in Athens.
11 April 2016
‘I Don't Want to be Burned Alive’: A Doctor’s Account of the US Airstrike That Destroyed MSF Hospital in Afghanistan
"The things that were constant in my nightmares were the roaring sound and panels of wood crashing down on us. And screams. Mine."
23 March 2016
General Abdul Rashid Dostum and General Ata Mohammad Noor have much in common, but whether online or offline, they speak to different audiences.
23 February 2016
Imagine teaching for 23 years in a small Afghan refugee camp, and then, one day, learning that Stephen Hawking himself has lauded you and your work
5 February 2016
4 January 2016
"Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai watched @SAFFSuzukiCup #football match from his home sitting on a mattress with green tea."
27 December 2015
22 December 2015
"We hope as well that the global community does not forget the places around the world affected exactly by this epidemic. Afghanistan is exactly one of those places.”
18 December 2015
To some they are heroes, to others "prostitutes" that "adopted Western thoughts." In Afghanistan, the catwalk is a political battleground.
4 December 2015
12 November 2015
Afghans are demanding an end to violence and a government that can take responsibility for the country's deteriorating security.
11 November 2015
9 November 2015
"When you see Rokhshana's stoning video you hate yourself as a man. You hate yourself as a human being."
3 November 2015
Iran's Afghan refugee population nears 1 million, with an additional estimated 1.4 to 2 million unregistered refugees living and working in the country.