A Wish for Peace, New Year 2016

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Whenever I think about celebrating the first day of 2016, the word that comes into my mind is “peace.”

Eid Mubarak to My Family and May We Know Peace

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I replied, “Thank you and same for you. I really miss you all.” But in truth I wished that nobody would wish me Eid Mubarak because then I started to cry.

In Peshawar, I Pray for Peace

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I wish for understanding for the murdered children and am praying for peace in the world.

A Lonely Rain

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Me and my loneliness. An empty world.

On a Sleepless Night I Dream of Peace

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I watched the news on the execution-style killing of nine people—including foreigners—in a strongly guarded luxury hotel in Kabul during Nowruz on March 21.

Power of Islam

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Under Islam, men and women are meant to share equal roles in the family and society.

Many Meanings

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I have heard many meanings
Life is beautiful, an endless sea of love
A broken mirror of the heart

Voices of Afghanistan: It’s Not about Clothing

three Kabul women in the 1970s

I think people like to talk about Aryana and pay attention to what she wears because she is the best female singer from Afghanistan.

The Importance of Family

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I am the mother of six: I have two daughters and four sons. Our little house is always full of love and compassion.

Real Wealth Is Love

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I had never met my fiancé until the engagement.