Herat, Afghanistan – The narrow road that leads to the Yu Aw synagogue in the ancient city of Herat in western Afghanistan is lined with traditional mud homes that, despite their rough exterior, are fine examples of centuries-old architectural dexterity. Ghulam Sakhi, the […]
Located in the far south-western corner of Kabul, nestled between the distant snow-capped peaks of the Hindu Kush mountains and the broad Kabul River, the National Museum of Afghanistan stands as one of the world’s greatest testimonies of antiquity. With a collection […]
US President Donald Trump’s comments on Wednesday applauding the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan did not sit well with many Afghans, who said his remarks revealed a poor understanding of the war. “President Trump fails to recognise basic historical facts […]
Rawail Singh believed in a peaceful future for Sikhs like him in his homeland — and died for it.
A collection of exquisitely enlarged reproductions of rare miniature Afghan paintings brings the images back to their now troubled place of origin.
Festivities in Kabul are far simpler and more sombre than Diwali celebrations in other parts of the world, a reflection of two minority communities eager to remain discreet
Among the objects in this exhibit, is the celebrated ‘Foot of Zeus’ that was originally discovered in the valleys of Ai Khanum district in Takhar province in northern Afghanistan.
I am an Afghan first… But if our life is under threat, if our families are faced with risks, we have to leave.”
Should it be preserved as a reminder, or rebuilt to help Kabul move forward?