Dozens of students from Kabul University’s Department of Social Sciences have gone on a hunger strike against “injustice and discrimination” at the university. They began their strike on May 20 near the gate of Afghanistan’s National Assembly (NA). They are…
Orange Blossom [Narange Gul] is a traditional poetry competition which is held in the first month of spring every year in Jalalabad city in Nangarhar Province.
According to the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSMD), approximately 800,000 of Afghanistan’s citizens are unemployed, and about 4 million Afghans have part-time jobs. In other words, 4 million Afghans work between 5 and 35 hours in…
Afghanistan National Industrial Conference and Exhibition (ANICE) was organized by Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) and Afghanistan Industrial Union (AIU). The event took place between November 27 and 30 at the Loya Jirga Tent in Kabul.
A number of prominent Afghan officials, experts, and university lecturers came together to speak out on the consequences of mining on the environment in Afghanistan at a symposium called “Mining and the Environment: two main factors of sustainable development in…
“Tarana and Terrorist”, a collection of poems by Kawa Jibran, a young Afghan poet, was introduced by the Pen Association at an event on Nov 8, 2012 in Kabul. The ceremony was co-sponsored by the Coalition of Democratic and Progressive…
The book “Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad” was released on September 27, 2012 in Kabul. Written by Bruce Riedel, it was translated by Bahar Mehr and Tabish Forugh into Farsi/Dari language.
The dOCUMENTA (13) contemporary arts exhibition was held between June 20 and July 19, 2012 at Bagh-e-Babur (Babur Gardens) in Kabul. dOCUMENTA (13) is part of a 100-day modern art exhibition held every five years in Kassel, Germany. But for…
Ibn-e-Sina University was hosted a ceremony on Thursday, July 5 to analyze U.S. Post-Taliban Strategy in Afghanistan book published by Dr. Zakir Hussein Ershad. A number of academics, lecturers, and university students attended this ceremony.
Babur built several gardens in Kabul, but Bagh-e-Babur is considered his shining achievement, built on 11 hectares at the bottom of Shir Darwaza Mountain in the heart of the city.
A cultural session entitled “Seeking innovation for Afghanistan’s contemporary literature” was held on Thursday May 24, at Kateb Institute of Higher Education.
Afghanistan’s Pen Association held a ceremony on Thursday, April 5 to introduce a collection of poems entitled Taranatar az Baraan (Words Sweeter Than Rain). A number of literary critics, writers and poets attended the ceremony.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) confirmed that the extreme cold weather which has overtaken Afghanistan is responsible for the deaths of more than forty people throughout the country.
The third session in a series of monthly meetings at the Dur-e-Dari Cultural Organization was held at the Kateb Institute of Higher Education in Kabul on Thursday, February 9.
The fourteenth night of a series of events entitled “Kabul Nights” was held on Thursday February 2, at Ibn-e-Sina Institute of Higher Education.
The third session in a series of seminars entitled “Human Rights Experience in Afghanistan” was held at Kateb Institute of Higher Education in Kabul on Thursday, January 12. The seminar series has been organized by Afghanistan’s Cultural House with the…
Afghanistan Cultural House in cooperation with several cultural, media and academic organizations launched a series of seminars on the “Human Rights Experience in Afghanistan” to allow prominent Afghans to speak on human rights conditions in the country.
Hundreds of cultural activists, university professors and Members of Parliament (MP) gathered to celebrate the 17th martyrdom memorial ceremony of Qahar Aasi, a prominent Afghan poet in Kabul, Afghanistan. The gathering includes famous Afghan poets Haidi Wojudi and Afsar Rahbin,…
The latest pictures of Ms. Semin Barekzai on the 9th day of her hunger strike.
Latest Pictures of Ms. Semin Barekzai on the 8th Day of Her Hunger Strike in front of Parliament
Semin Barekzai, who has been removed from the Parliament is the first women in Afghanistan to hunger strike for her political rights.
Thousands of people gathered to support the Coalition for Support of Rule of Law.
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