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Ahmad Zahir: The enduring appeal of the Afghan Elvis

There is some dream-like footage online of a 1970s gig at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, showing an energetic figure leading a multi-instrumental band. The performer’s...

In Search of Peace in Babur’s Garden: The Mughal emperor lies in Kabul

A couple of months ago, Saad Mohseni, an Afghan-Australian and the CEO of a media company, posted a breathtakingly beautiful photograph of a Kabul...

Afghan filmmaker awarded Women of Courage Award

Women rights activist and filmmaker Roya Sadat received the U.S. State Department’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Melania Trump presented the award to...

UNESCO in Paris kicks off Nowruz observance with cultural event

The UNESCO, in Paris, took lead to kick off the celebrations of the Persian spring festival of Nowruz by organizing a cultural event at...

Bollywood Actress Sridevi dies at age 54

Famous Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away from a heart attack in Dubai on Saturday. According to media reports, she was attending a wedding with...

US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90

n American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country died Sunday. An Afghan government statement said Nancy...

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