Who is Nazir Khara?

Nazir Khara (نذیر خارا) is a well-known and respected member within the Afghan music industry, both as a singer and song-writer. Khara was born in 1978, in the Bibi Mahro area of Kabul, and developed his skills in music, which he always had a knack and inclination for, by attending The Music Institute in Kabul. Upon graduating, Khara studied Indian Classical Music through additional classes outside of his formal studies. Click here to read more.

Who is Elena Noroozi?

“For certain things that cannot be made to understand using the spoken word, I want to show and teach using my art”

Elena Noroozi (ایلینا نوروزی) is an Afghan realist painter. Noroozi attempts to capture the essence of Afghan women – be it their difficulties or their achievements. She is also interested in capturing the raw beauty of Afghanistan, to be able to show the world her artistic re-creation of her own Afghanistan.  Click here to read more.

Commentary: Dark Agendas Lurk Behind U.S. – Taliban Talks

U.S. and Taliban officials held direct negotiations over the weekend in Qatar, according to representatives from the insurgent group – a development that brings both good news and bad news. Click here for more.

Learn Dari – Lesson 2

This lesson clears up why certain sounds (z, s, t, and h) are represented by more than one letter in Dari.

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Learn Dari – Lesson 1 (Modern Dari Alphabet)

This lessons goes over all 33 letters of the Dari Alphabet in detail – how they look like, and what sounds they represent.

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