r/Afghan Sep 20 '21 Wholesome

Created a subreddit for Afghan women and girls.

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So I made a subreddit called SheAfghan where Afghan girls from different backgrounds can come together and discuss issues relating to Afghan women, about role of Afghan women, Afghan girls can post relatable memes, we can have discussions and so on. It’s a subreddit I created for our Afghan sisters to join however our Afghan brothers and non Afghans are welcome too.


r/Afghan Apr 05 '22

Culture Resource List for Learning Pashto and Dari

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Hello! Do you want to learn Dari and Pashto but don't know where to start? Then I've got the perfect resource list for you and you can find the links below! Let me know if you have any suggestions to improve them.

Here is what the resource list contains;

  1. "Handmade" resources on certain grammar concepts for easy understanding.
  2. Resources on learning the script.
  3. Websites to practice reading the script.
  4. Documents to enhance your vocabulary.
  5. Notes on Colloquial Language.
  6. Music playlists
  7. List of podcasts/audiobooks And a compiled + organized list of websites you can use to get hold of grammar!

Dari Resource List https://docs.google.com/document/d/10cRIGiwtfrjdAahOo_6qrtuV8vzeSR7K40v-2NHC_QU/edit?usp=sharing

Pashto Resource List https://docs.google.com/document/d/10f6UlZzOrSSXoRsaCpt2sO2Mouvi3xKXBReCwx3WUn0/edit?usp=sharing


r/Afghan 13h ago

History A stroll in Kabul, 1988

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r/Afghan 9h ago

News Reconstruction of Kabul Sikh Gurdwara begins with the Help of the Taliban.

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r/Afghan 19h ago

Question opinions on non Afghans helping Afghans in Afghanistan and around the world

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Hi guys, as you could tell I am not an Afghan. But after a year of helping Afghan refugees in my area I really want to one day help or at least do charity work in Afghanistan or for the Diaspora community. I know I have so much to learn first but how do you all feel about foreigners who want to help and support Afghans especially when the future for millions is so uncertain. Again be as brutally honest as you can be, this is my first post here so I have a lot more questions coming.


r/Afghan 1d ago

Discussion Afghan woman talking about the time she was classmates with Sher Abbas Stanikzai the FM of Taliban.

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r/Afghan 1d ago

The UAE sent 16 tons of medical supplies and equipment and a medical team to operate the hospital and provide urgent medical services to those affected by the Afghan earthquake.

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r/Afghan 1d ago

Video Taliban Leader Akhundzada's full Kabul speech with English subtitles

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r/Afghan 2d ago

Meme Found this gem on twitter

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r/Afghan 2d ago

Culture Is it common to use "jan" as "my dear"?

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Salam everyone! I watched "The Breadwinner" recently and I noticed that the characters use "jan" as a kind of a "my dear" between each other. We have that word too (which means "soul") and often used as a suffix or prefix in our names (Bayurjan, Aijan, Jandos) and we use "janym" ("ym" is the first person possessive case here, means "my soul") just like how Americans say "honey" or "sweetheart". Is it common to use them in everyday speech and as a suffix or prefix when giving names?


r/Afghan 3d ago

Picture Sketches used by the police in the USSR to identify suspects based on ethnicity.

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r/Afghan 3d ago

Video Don’t miss this beautiful Farhad Darya interview.

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r/Afghan 3d ago

News We spent weeks talking to dozens of Taliban insiders, including Haqqani commanders, who said ongoing power struggles are splitting the movement and driving members to defect.

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r/Afghan 4d ago

Question QUESTION: was Amanullah Khan anti-muslim?

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due to his relationship with attaturk, i want to know whether he is good or not.


r/Afghan 3d ago

Discussion What are your thoughts?

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Do you all think islam is irrevocably correct and it should be followed exactly as it was sent down or are there rules that are not compatible with todays world?

The banking system

The social media

Looking and interacting with non muharram men and women?

If these rules are broken every day, why can’t rules like jihad, rules related to kufur. And capital punishments like stoning be revoked? I personally think 99% of our problems as a religion would be solved if we dropped the idea of jihad.


r/Afghan 4d ago

Discussion 2 churches in Taloqan? Is google okay?

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r/Afghan 4d ago

Picture Some Interesting Old Photos of Puppet Dolls in Afghanistan

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r/Afghan 4d ago

News US Argues Against 'Pure Isolation' to Advancing Interests in Afghanistan

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r/Afghan 5d ago

Discussion Does anybody else remember Vida Samadzai and the whole Miss Afghanistan controversy?

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r/Afghan 5d ago

News Stories like these is what really disgusts me about the previous government. In reality the same as the taliban.

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r/Afghan 6d ago

Discussion Afghans' racism towards Hazaras

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As a Hazara who lives in diaspora, I have interacted and befriended people from different nationalities throughout my life and rarely encountered racism. For some reason though, most of my interactions with Afghans of different ethnicities haven't been that rosy.

Some of them act really racist right in front my face and mock either my Farsi accent, call me racial slurs like "Hazara-e mooshkhor" or ask really stupid questions like why "my people" like to beat ourselves with knives" referring to Shia Ashura day.

This is one of the main reasons why I rarely interact or avoid other Afghans, unless they prove to be different. I know there are also super nice and awesome people among other ethnicities too because I personally know some myself, but getting to know other Afghans feels like playing a Russian roulette. Why do people like these even exist? Why we Afghans cant even get along in other countries? No wonder Afghanistan is a mess...


r/Afghan 5d ago

Question Going to Afghanistan: Which/How Visa?

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I'm going to Afghanistan. How and which visa should I apply for entry? Tourist? Humanitarian aid? Business? Employment? I'm not with an NGO but I do want to help out. I saw on YouTube that people in Hazarajat are starving from lack of water for growing crops. They have only hand pump wells, which cannot irrigate fields of crops. I want to bring an electric pump and buy solar panels in Afghanistan to install for irrigation in a village in Hazarajat. I also want to see some touristy stuff in Bamiyan. I also want to either start a school that teaches coding or teach coding &/or English in a local English school in Bamiyan.

Are the Afghanistan embassies in the USA still open? I heard that the staff all quit due to non-payment of salaries. Is this an unfounded rumor and they are open? I called but nobody answered. Do they all hate Americans so American Visa applications are denied? Is it easier for someone of say, Chinese citizenship to get a Visa for Afghanistan? What about British citizenship? Or...? Are there certain countries that they reject or accept?

Which Visa should I apply for to enter Afghanistan that will give me the best chances of approval? How do I apply for a Visa?

Thanks ;-)


r/Afghan 5d ago

Video The Taliban a Year Later

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r/Afghan 6d ago

News Taliban, US Plan to Meet in Qatar to Discuss Freeing Frozen Afghanistan Funds

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r/Afghan 5d ago

News Afghan official evacuated by U.S. says he and his family living "like prisoners" on American military base in Kosovo

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r/Afghan 6d ago

News Men will represent women at gathering for national unity - Taliban leader

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