She Thirsts for Eid: One Girl’s Story


Years have passed and still she is searching for an answer. “Will I have a peaceful Eid or not? Will I celebrate it or not?”

A Young Writer Escapes from a Forced Marriage 


Life is going on, as always, with all its hardships, happiness and sadness and I’m trying to survive as always.

I Am Charlie


The pen in the hand of a writer, a journalist, or a cartoonist can be the voice of people.

The High Price of Freedom of Speech


Sitting in my room, a writer isolated in exile, I think about the five French cartoonists killed in their office yesterday.

A Glass of Wine


Big questions remained in my mind: Why do people drink wine? How does a man feel afterwards? How does it taste?

Meet the Two Men Who Want to Be President


The future of Afghanistan will be very different, depending on which man wins.

What Is Regret ?


Is it a feeling? Is it an environment? Or is it family?

Paying the Price for Democracy in Afghanistan

Rasoul Sayyaf registering

It sounds very funny to me that one of them promises to create an Islamic military army for Afghanistan if he is elected president.

Dinner at 7


I was forbidden to play outside the house from early childhood. I stayed in the kitchen and watched mom while she was cooking.

Warlord Candidate


I was hopeful that democracy in our country would heal my pains. But things got worse when many of those warlords became Parliament members or received high positions in government.