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.

The Government Crisis in Kabul: Power Balance Between Ghani and Abdullah
The Government Crisis in Kabul: Power Balance Between Ghani and Abdullah

Former president Hamed Karzai, Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, Younes Qanoni and Mohammad Karim Khalili had a meeting with Abdullah Abdullah

30 Mar 2020
COVID-19 in Afghanistan (2); Number of Cases Rises to 145
COVID-19 in Afghanistan (2); Number of Cases Rises to 145

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has confirmed five more positive cases of coronavirus in the country's western zone.  Vahidullah

30 Mar 2020
Taliban Is Looking For Excuses: Will the Next Step Be Intra-Afghan Talks?
Taliban Is Looking For Excuses: Will the Next Step Be Intra-Afghan Talks?

The list has finalized after days of turmoil and crisis. Reactions to this list have varied among social network users.

29 Mar 2020
The First Day of Lockdown in Kabul: Does it Work?
The First Day of Lockdown in Kabul: Does it Work?

Today was the first day of Day-Time Curfew in Kabul.  At an extraordinary meeting on Friday, the Afghan cabinet approved

28 Mar 2020
COVID-19 in Afghanistan (1); 15 New Positive Cases & Recovery of 5 Patients
COVID-19 in Afghanistan (1); 15 New Positive Cases & Recovery of 5 Patients

Officials at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) say at least 15 new cases of the coronavirus were recorded in

28 Mar 2020
Jebraeel Is A body part of Herat: Does the local government Play Double-Standard with the Herati citizens?
Jebraeel Is A body part of Herat: Does the local government Play Double-Standard with the Herati citizens?

While four days pass in Herat province, and as a center for spreading the Corona virus, severe restrictions have been

28 Mar 2020
Prevalence of Rumors in Emergency Situations: Superstitions and Prevention of Coronavirus in Afghanistan
Prevalence of Rumors in Emergency Situations: Superstitions and Prevention of Coronavirus in Afghanistan

As a global epidemic, the Coronavirus has challenged all countries, including major industrialized nations, and countries pioneers in medical science

28 Mar 2020
US $1 Billion Aid Cut: Will Austerity Budget and Alternative Resources Survive Afghanistan?
US $1 Billion Aid Cut: Will Austerity Budget and Alternative Resources Survive Afghanistan?

President Ashraf Ghani in a joint statement with his two Vice President, special envoy and National Security adviser in response

26 Mar 2020
None-movement Restrictions in Herat; The Impacts of Coronavirus
None-movement Restrictions in Herat; The Impacts of Coronavirus

The none-essential movements restrictions started today in Herat, Farah and Zaranj cities and will continue for two weeks. The below

26 Mar 2020
Telemedicine emerges as care option during COVID-19 outbreak
Telemedicine emerges as care option during COVID-19 outbreak

U.S. public health officials, hospitals and insurance companies are pushing people to try telemedicine for their allergies, earaches and other

21 Mar 2020
Nooria Najafi: Leading the future of para athletes in Afghanistan
Nooria Najafi: Leading the future of para athletes in Afghanistan

Nooria Najafi was one of 24 female coaches from Asia who came to Japan in February for the second session

8 Mar 2020
Afghanistan’s doctors brace for impact as first positive coronavirus case detected
Afghanistan’s doctors brace for impact as first positive coronavirus case detected

When the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Afghanistan’s Herat province on Monday, the war-torn country was already

25 Feb 2020
Will leaving Afghanistan cause another 9/11? Former soldiers and diplomats say no, not necessarily
Will leaving Afghanistan cause another 9/11? Former soldiers and diplomats say no, not necessarily

As the war in Afghanistan drags on, and as President Donald Trump reportedly approves a tentative peace deal with the Taliban,

13 Feb 2020
Afghanistan Post-War World Will be Spectacular, If Peace Comes (2)
Afghanistan Post-War World Will be Spectacular, If Peace Comes (2)

These days, Afghanistan's cyberspace is full of aspirations in which the world of Afghan social network users is embodied if

30 Jan 2020
Afghan Citizens Paint Afghanistan Post-War World, “If Peace Comes”
Afghan Citizens Paint Afghanistan Post-War World, “If Peace Comes”

The peace talks between the United States and the Taliban insurgents have been followed with ups and downs. But now

29 Jan 2020
A Father and 3 Daughters: How Mia Khan’s Daily Routine Touches Hearts in Afghanistan
A Father and 3 Daughters: How Mia Khan’s Daily Routine Touches Hearts in Afghanistan

A father accompanies his three daughters to school every day and waits for them until their leave. This daily routine

5 Dec 2019
Peace Poetry and Arts Festival: Unique Grassroots Initiative Promoting Peace in Afghanistan
Peace Poetry and Arts Festival: Unique Grassroots Initiative Promoting Peace in Afghanistan

A number of Afghan youths have come up with a creative initiative and held the “Nation-Wide Peace Poetry and Art

30 Nov 2019
From Being A Blind to Becoming a University Lecturer: Inspiring Life of Bashir Ahmad Rezvani
From Being A Blind to Becoming a University Lecturer: Inspiring Life of Bashir Ahmad Rezvani

Occasionally at the night time, one can be seen in the university corridor, moving with one student taking one of

25 Nov 2019
An Educational Revolution: Kardan International Digital School, A Ray Of Hope For Future Afghanistan
An Educational Revolution: Kardan International Digital School, A Ray Of Hope For Future Afghanistan

It is the very first time I hear of an international digital school in Afghanistan, inspired from the ones existing

21 Sep 2019
The Death that Shocked Afghanistan; Abdul Samad Amiri, the Young Advocate who Lost His life in Pursuit of Human Rights
The Death that Shocked Afghanistan; Abdul Samad Amiri, the Young Advocate who Lost His life in Pursuit of Human Rights

Many reporters attended a news conference held on 7th September in the human rights hall to commemorate the death of

12 Sep 2019
Challenges Of The 2019 Elections: Bamyan, A Province With Heavy Preparedness and Soaring Uncertainty
Challenges Of The 2019 Elections: Bamyan, A Province With Heavy Preparedness and Soaring Uncertainty

Only 27 days until 28 September, the day Afghan citizens will go to polling centres, and choose their president...

31 Aug 2019
200 Films From 33 Countries: Showcasing Masterpiece of Roya Film At The 5th International Herat Women Film Festival
200 Films From 33 Countries: Showcasing Masterpiece of Roya Film At The 5th International Herat Women Film Festival

The 5th Afghanistan International Herat Women Film Festival opened on Monday night in Kabul with the passionate participation of filmmakers,

28 Aug 2019
2 Brothers Killed within Two Eid’s in Afghanistan: A mother’s wrenching heart, An Ambig-uous Future For the Family
2 Brothers Killed within Two Eid’s in Afghanistan: A mother’s wrenching heart, An Ambig-uous Future For the Family

The sun had risen, everybody was awake, ready to have breakfast and start the day when suddenly the phone bell

20 Aug 2019
Gloom Descends on Wedding as Couple Loses 63 Relatives & Guests to Explosion. What Next?
Gloom Descends on Wedding as Couple Loses 63 Relatives & Guests to Explosion. What Next?

Yesterday passed like the other usual days with the usual news. Some were working somewhere in a corner of Kabul

18 Aug 2019
Tawhid Girls Robotic Team; Will the World Recognize Afghanistan With the Robotic Girls?
Tawhid Girls Robotic Team; Will the World Recognize Afghanistan With the Robotic Girls?

The Tawhid Girls Robotic Team had participated in World Adolescent Robot Content (WARC) in China. The team is the only...

17 Aug 2019
Harboring Hope Amidst Despair: Routine Attacks in Kabul Shake Families, Their Spirits Remain Intact
Harboring Hope Amidst Despair: Routine Attacks in Kabul Shake Families, Their Spirits Remain Intact

It was a morning meeting. We were talking about the issues and assigning the tasks for the day when, all

14 Aug 2019
Central Mountain Biking Team: How an Afghan Couple are Encouraging Youth to Tale Up Cycling?
Central Mountain Biking Team: How an Afghan Couple are Encouraging Youth to Tale Up Cycling?

Mustafa Rasouli and Narges Hakimi are the young couple who have been cycling for several years now. Mountain biking is a...

6 Aug 2019
How Social Media is Helping the “Social Workers” Help Those in Need?
How Social Media is Helping the “Social Workers” Help Those in Need?

Powerful potential lies in the youth, and despite the challenges that stare them at the face, they emerge strong and

4 Aug 2019
Life Filled with Turn and Twins: An Iran-based Afghan Immigrant with Dream to Witness Peace & Security
Life Filled with Turn and Twins: An Iran-based Afghan Immigrant with Dream to Witness Peace & Security

In the past several months, the Afghan peace talks have been the theme of conversation everywhere. The efforts have been...

3 Aug 2019
The New Special Secretariat to Probe Sexual Harassment Against Women: Functions and Efficiency
The New Special Secretariat to Probe Sexual Harassment Against Women: Functions and Efficiency

The Afghan government has formed a special secretariat to probe reports of sexual harassment against women in public...

1 Aug 2019
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