The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Persian literature
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
Persian literature - Wikipedia
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Afghan Islamic Press
Afghan Islamic Press (Pashto: افغان اسلامي اژانس‎ - AIP) is an Afghan news agency based in Peshawar, Pakistan. It was established 1982, during the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan, ...
Internet in Afghanistan
Internet in Afghanistan began in 2002 after the Karzai administration took over office in Kabul. It was banned prior to 2002 because the previous Taliban government felt that it broadcast obscene, imm...
Internet in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Awista Ayub
Awista Ayub (c. 1979) is an Afghan writer and founder of the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange in the United States.In her novel Kabul Girls Soccer Club, originally titled However Tall the Mountain, Ayub t...
Awista Ayub - Wikipedia
Nasreddin
Nasreddin was a Seljuq satirical Sufi, believed to have lived and died during the 13th century in Akşehir, near Konya, a capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum, in today's Turkey. He is considered a p...
Nasreddin - Wikipedia
A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling 2003 debut, The Kite Runner. Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffer...
A Thousand Splendid Suns - Wikipedia
Wasef Bakhtari
Wasef Bakhtari (Persian: استاد واصف باختری‎) (born 1942 in Balkh, Afghanistan) is a renowned Persian poet, literary figure and intellectual.
Even though his father was from Kabul, he spent m...
The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul,...
The Kite Runner - Wikipedia
List of libraries in Afghanistan
This is a list of libraries in Afghanistan.
Pashto media
Pashto media includes Pashto literature, Pashto-language newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, as well as Pashto films and Pashto internet. Pashto media involves the Pashtuns of Pakist...
Pashto media - Wikipedia
AVT Khyber
AVT Khyber or Khyber TV is a Pakistani-operated Pashto satellite television station in Pakistan, which was launched in July 2004. The channel broadcasts 24 hours a day, providing educational, news, va...
Raising My Voice
Raising My Voice is a 2009 book by Malalai Joya with Derrick O'Keefe about the life of Malalai Joya the 'Bravest woman in Afghanistan' and suspended Member of Afghan Parliament.Joya has written her m...
Raising My Voice - Wikipedia
Asef Soltanzadeh
Mohammad Asef Soltanzadeh (Persian: محمد آصف سلطان‌زاده‎) (also spelled Assef) was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1964, moved to Pakistan, then Iran in 1985, and in 2002, to Denmark. He is a writ...
Persian poetry
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
Persian poetry - Wikipedia
Akbarnama
Akbarnama, which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor (r. 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian ...
Akbarnama - Wikipedia
Tutinama
Tutinama (Persian: طوطی‌نامه‎), literal meaning "Tales of a Parrot", is a 14th-century Persian series of 52 stories. An illustrated version containing 250 miniature paintings was commissioned b...
Tutinama - Wikipedia
Idries Shah
Idries Shah (/ˈɪdrɪs ˈʃɑː/; Persian: ادریس شاه‎, Urdu: ادریس شاه‎, Hindi: इदरीस शाह; 16 June 1924 – 23 November 1996), also known as Idris Shah, né Sayed Idrie...
Idries Shah - Wikipedia
Abdul Hai Habibi
Abdul Hai Habibi (Pashto: عبدالحى حبيبي‎ – ʿAbd' ul-Ḥay Ḥabībi) (1910 – 9 May 1984) was a prominent Afghan historian for much of his lifetime as well as a member of the National Assembly of ...
Abdul Hai Habibi - Wikipedia
Chach Nama
Chach Nama (Sindhi: چچ نامو), also known as the Fateh nama Sindh (Sindhi: فتح نامه سنڌ), and as Tarekh-e-Hind wa Sindh Arabic (تاريخ الهند والسند), is a book about the history of Sindh, chron...
Chach Nama - Wikipedia
Gorbat Radio Television
Gorbat Radio Television (Pashto: ګوربت راديو ټلويزيون‎) is a Pashto language private television station based in Kabul, Afghanistan.
One Thousand and One Nights
One Thousand and One Nights (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎ Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah) is a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Gol...
One Thousand and One Nights - Wikipedia
Poetry of Afghanistan
Poetry of the modern day region called Afghanistan has ancient roots, which is mostly written in Pashto and Dari (Persian). Afghan poetry relates to the culture of Afghanistan and culture in Khyber-Pa...