Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Watch: OneShot - 10 Years Ago, Breastfeeding In Afghanistan

The pure beauty of Siamoy breastfeeding her month-old baby Hokim, in this image taken exactly 10 years ago, powerfully contrasts with a grim reality on the ground. NOOR photographer Alixandra ...

Afghanistan

Watch: OneShot, Moe Zorayi — Burqa Women In White

Our new OneShot proves that ghosts are real: Moe Zorayi has photographic evidence from Afghanistan ... Listen to the award-winning Iranian-American photographer tell the story behind this powerful ...

Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Female Poets Secretly Share Forbidden Words

Safe from the disapproving eyes of their families, women writers gather secretly in Jalalabad to ...

Afghanistan

Why Ancient Herbal Medicine Is Still So Popular In Afghanistan

KABUL — In the crowded old city of the Afghan capital, dozens of shops are lined with piles of colourful dried herbs, sitting out in the open. Their fragrance wafts into the street. Hindu ...

Afghanistan

Female-Only TV Station Hits Afghanistan Airwaves

KABUL — When a series of terrorist attacks rocked the Afghan capital late last month, killing more than 150, less than a kilometer away from worst blast, a group of women were busy preparing a ...

Afghanistan

Panama To Afghanistan, The Long Tail Of American Hubris

The news from Afghanistan this morning is devastating: at least 80 killed and hundreds wounded following a massive explosion in Kabul. The violence, of course, is hardly limited to ...

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, Fighting To End Slavery Of Virgin Girls

"Baad" is a tribal tradition through which a woman is offered as compensation if her relative com...

Afghanistan

Decades Later, Afghan Refugees Face Uncertain Homecoming

Thousands of Afghans are making their way home after years and years living as refugees in neighb...