Narratives

Narratives are feature stories of Reporterly. Through the Narratives section, we provide our audience with in-depth and long feature stories of Afghanistan’s politics, society, culture, security and economy.

Afghanistan’s Inspiring Women; Nooria Najafi, A Role Model for the Differently-abled in the World
Afghanistan’s Inspiring Women; Nooria Najafi, A Role Model for the Differently-abled in the World

Nooria Najafi, born in 1996, is from the district of Nahor, Ghazni Province, who now lives in Kabul...

17 Jan 2019
Inspiring Women of Afghanistan: Batool Naseri, a Girl Who Altered the Otherwise Grim Picture of Immigrant Afghans in Iran
Inspiring Women of Afghanistan: Batool Naseri, a Girl Who Altered the Otherwise Grim Picture of Immigrant Afghans in Iran

Batool was born in a religious and conservative family that opposed the idea of female members of the...

15 Jan 2019
Taliban’s war is the war for “Power”: Reporterly’s Interview with Fawzia Koofi
Taliban’s war is the war for “Power”: Reporterly’s Interview with Fawzia Koofi

We are trying to introduce new faces to the people, and those who are currently at the top of the

14 Jan 2019
Benazir Yakta: The Businesswoman & Trader Who has Women Empowerment and Economic Development of Afghanistan on her Mind
Benazir Yakta: The Businesswoman & Trader Who has Women Empowerment and Economic Development of Afghanistan on her Mind

Benazir Yakta, a woman who began exporting dried fruits & nuts and started the business by selling her...

31 Dec 2018
From Trump Admin Withdrawal Decision to Prospects of Peace Talks: An Interview with Omar Samad
From Trump Admin Withdrawal Decision to Prospects of Peace Talks: An Interview with Omar Samad

Omar Samad is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center...

22 Dec 2018
Abu Dhabi Dialogue: Is Afghan Peace Round the Corner?
Abu Dhabi Dialogue: Is Afghan Peace Round the Corner?

According to reports from the new round of US-Taliban talks in Abu Dhabi, the Taliban...

20 Dec 2018
How the Recent Change in Military and Diplomatic Strategy Towards Taliban May Take Things Forward?
How the Recent Change in Military and Diplomatic Strategy Towards Taliban May Take Things Forward?

The Afghan Special Forces killed a Taliban commander along with one of his men in an operation...

18 Dec 2018
UN Secretary General Tells IEC & IECC to Learn from Past Mistakes and Manage Presidential Elections Better
UN Secretary General Tells IEC & IECC to Learn from Past Mistakes and Manage Presidential Elections Better

Turning the discussion over to Presidential Elections, whose calendar has finally been released by the IEC...

17 Dec 2018
Atlantic Council’s Verdict on Trump’s South Asia Strategy: New Elements, Right Direction, Better Implementation Needed
Atlantic Council’s Verdict on Trump’s South Asia Strategy: New Elements, Right Direction, Better Implementation Needed

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center came up with their review of US President Trump’s South Asia Strategy so far.

13 Dec 2018
From Assurances on Peace Process to Pak’s Complacence in Combating Terrorism: 7 Pointers from US Ambassador Bass’s Interview
From Assurances on Peace Process to Pak’s Complacence in Combating Terrorism: 7 Pointers from US Ambassador Bass’s Interview

Taliban feels that it has some issues that it believes it can only address with the United States...

8 Dec 2018
Another Critic From Within: Facts Behind the National Unity Government by Shaida Mohammad Abdali
Another Critic From Within: Facts Behind the National Unity Government by Shaida Mohammad Abdali

Afghanistan's former ambassador to India, who has worked in both past and present governments...

6 Dec 2018
Asia Foundation Survey: Afghans Show Faith in Democracy, But are Still Wary of Insecurity
Asia Foundation Survey: Afghans Show Faith in Democracy, But are Still Wary of Insecurity

The Asian Foundation conducted an annual survey which delves on the public opinion of the Afghan people regarding various issues

4 Dec 2018
7 Points from Atmar’s Interview: From failure of NUG to provide national unity to the distribution of power within the presidential system
7 Points from Atmar’s Interview: From failure of NUG to provide national unity to the distribution of power within the presidential system

The former National Security Advisor in the conversation emphasised on the U.S.-Afghan Bilateral...

2 Dec 2018
Reforms Galore in Afghanistan, But Key Takeaway in Geneva Says Afghanistan has a Long Way to Go
Reforms Galore in Afghanistan, But Key Takeaway in Geneva Says Afghanistan has a Long Way to Go

Participants acknowledged and reaffirmed their commitment to an Afghan-led and Afghan...

29 Nov 2018
Positives to See, Let the Past Be: President Ghani’s Address at Geneva Demonstrates How The Positives in Afghanistan Have Far Outweighed the Negatives
Positives to See, Let the Past Be: President Ghani’s Address at Geneva Demonstrates How The Positives in Afghanistan Have Far Outweighed the Negatives

President Ghani addressed all the attending 61 countries’ delegates on the second day of Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan. His

28 Nov 2018
Fatima and Ayub’s Memorable Marriage: How a Couple Donated their Wedding Savings for Displaced People
Fatima and Ayub’s Memorable Marriage: How a Couple Donated their Wedding Savings for Displaced People

Mohammad Ayub and Fatima, couple who got married on November 21, spoke about their...

27 Nov 2018
The Reopening of the Maiwand Wrestling  Club: “The Glass only gets sharper after being broken”
The Reopening of the Maiwand Wrestling Club: “The Glass only gets sharper after being broken”

Obaidullah Alizada, a student at the club who has been in the field for eight years and still continues...

25 Nov 2018
“From Strategic Priorities to Interim Government”: 9 Takeaways from Hamdullah Mohib’s Interview with Shamshad TV
“From Strategic Priorities to Interim Government”: 9 Takeaways from Hamdullah Mohib’s Interview with Shamshad TV

Hamdullah Mohib says Afghanistan's law determines at what points and with whom the government...

24 Nov 2018
The complexity of the war in Farah & Disillusionment Towards Central Government
The complexity of the war in Farah & Disillusionment Towards Central Government

A number the Farah Provincial Council members say that at least one or two police outposts...

19 Nov 2018
A River That Went from Riches to Rags: Kabul River
A River That Went from Riches to Rags: Kabul River

The phenomenon of climate change across the globe is a severe threat, and Afghanistan is suffering from...

19 Nov 2018
Several Parties are Okay with the “Interim Government” Idea.  How Reasonable is it for Afghanistan?
Several Parties are Okay with the “Interim Government” Idea. How Reasonable is it for Afghanistan?

Modification of the electoral system whilst replacement of the Commissioners, the conduction of the Loya Jirga...

15 Nov 2018
An ‘Undeclared War’ with no Winners? Ghani on Why Neither Afghanistan Nor Pakistan are Benefiting from Violence
An ‘Undeclared War’ with no Winners? Ghani on Why Neither Afghanistan Nor Pakistan are Benefiting from Violence

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that the “undeclared war” between Afghanistan and Pakistan...

15 Nov 2018
From Within: The Ground Realities of Jaghori, Malistan, and Uruzgan Khas
From Within: The Ground Realities of Jaghori, Malistan, and Uruzgan Khas

The advisor to president on conflict resolution, Asadulllah Fallah, admits that security in...

14 Nov 2018
Awakened Community: How an Unexpected Protest Lit Up at the Heart of Kabul
Awakened Community: How an Unexpected Protest Lit Up at the Heart of Kabul

All the young people who had common pain at the bottom of their hearts for losing their loved...

12 Nov 2018
Challenges of 2019 Presidential Elections: Why Electoral Observers Demand a Hassle-Free Elections?
Challenges of 2019 Presidential Elections: Why Electoral Observers Demand a Hassle-Free Elections?

The presidential candidates' registration will start on January 14 and will continue until the January 29 2019...

6 Nov 2018
From Parliamentary Elections to Afghanistan’s Reconciliation Process: 7 Key Points from NSA Mohib’s Talks with BBC Hardtalk
24 Oct 2018
Kandahar Elections: Cases of Discrimination Against Women and Unimpressive Voter Registration
Kandahar Elections: Cases of Discrimination Against Women and Unimpressive Voter Registration

Kandahar has a population of 2059182, but according to an IEC report, only 522984 people have registered to vote...

15 Oct 2018
Surge in Candidate-Targeted Terror Attacks: 5 months, 36 security incidents and 8 dead candidates
Surge in Candidate-Targeted Terror Attacks: 5 months, 36 security incidents and 8 dead candidates

Since the beginning of the registration process for Afghan parliamentary elections in April this year, more than 36 security incidents

14 Oct 2018
Electoral Deadlock in Ghazni: A Compromise with Laws?
Electoral Deadlock in Ghazni: A Compromise with Laws?

The Second Vice President, Sarwar Danish, has called on the people and elders of Ghazni province to submit a joint

10 Oct 2018
In a Great Stride for Transparent Elections, Electoral Observers Receive Funding
In a Great Stride for Transparent Elections, Electoral Observers Receive Funding

Last week in an interview with Khabarnama, electoral observer bodies expressed that they could not...

8 Oct 2018
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