KABUL — Dozens of women flock each day through the discreetly marked doors of Kabul’s Sahar Gul Cafe, Afghanistan’s first all-female Internet cafe…[read more]
KABUL — A man is captured as he rushes home with a fresh loaf of bread. A teenager is caught driving an old horse cart during rush-hour traffic. A filthy child is shot while scavenging for scrap metal.
All are “Stolen Moments,” a collection of images of everyday Afghan life taken by amateur photographers armed with iPhones…[read more]
Norouz celebrations in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photos by @RadioAzadi’s Sayedjan Sabawoon.
Afghans gathered at a fair full of music, rides, and food, while young men dressed in green, the traditional spring color, to try to kiss a holy flagpole raised during each Norouz.
But for thousands of poor Afghan families, the ancient festival is a vivid reminder of their woes as they struggle to make ends meet in one of the poorest and most volatile countries in the world….[read more]
Norouz video by @RadioAzadi’s Sayedjan Sabawoon: People across Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Middle East are celebrating Norouz, the Persian New Year, which marks the coming of spring. In Kabul, Afghans gathered at a fair full of music, rides, and food, while young men dressed in green, the traditional spring color, to try to kiss a holy flagpole raised during each Norouz.
RFE/RL’s Pashto language Service, Radio Mashaal was the first to break the news when a spokesman for Lashkar-e-Jangvi al Almi, a Pakistani terrorist group linked to al Qaeda and the Taliban in Pakistan, claimed responsibility for the blast in a call to Radio Mashaal.
The attack is one of the deadliest against Kabul civilians since the fall of the Taliban a decade ago, and a rare attack specifically targeting Afghanistan’s minority Shi’ite community…[READ MORE]
Dozens are killed and scores more injured in a suicide bomb attack at a Shi’ite religious festival in Kabul. Meanwhile, another deadly bombing kills at least four people near a mosque in north Afghanistan…[READ MORE]