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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New Afghan Movie! The Lost Mother

“The Lost Mother” is a compelling story of a single mother (Zohra) who fights to survive in a patriarchal society as her husband abandons his responsibilities to indulge himself in a life of intoxication and addiction.

Cast: Lida Aria, Sahar Yousefzai, Hdji Gul Aseer, Hyatullah, Sahar Saba
Cinematography: Said Waqif Hosseini, Parwez Arify
Edit: Ali Akbar Akbar Kamal

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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History of Cricket in Afghanistan

Considering the instability in Afghanistan, lack of resources, and little financial backing (compared to advanced cricketing countries like India), Afghanistan’s national cricket team has impressed the world with how well they have played and how far they have come. Founded in 1995 in Pakistan under the name Afghanistan Cricket Federation, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in Afghanistan. It’s current headquarters is in Kabul, Afghanistan… click here to read more.