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News and Mass Media
Covers local and regional news. Farsi.
News and information. Multimedia. Dari.
News and analysis. English, Russian, Farsi, Pashto.
Afghan Voice Agency
News and society. English, Farsi, Pashto.
Radio Liberty's Dari and Pashto service.
News, politics, economics, events. English, Pashto, Dari.
BBC's Pashto service.
BBC's Persian service on Afghanistan.
Government and Media Information Center. English, Dari, Pashto.
News. Radio feed. English and Dari. Content varies by language.
The Killid Group
News, culture, society, politics. Radio and TV broadcasting. English, Dari, Pashto.
Pajhwok Afghan News
News, politics, sports, society. English, Dari, Pashto.
News, society, politics. Russian media group. Dari, Pashto.
Voice of America
Voice of America's Pashto and Dari service.
Lists and provides access to several news sites. TV and Radio reports available on site. Dari.
History of Afghanistan This link opens in a new window
The Siraj al-tawarikh is the most important history of Afghanistan ever written. The roots of much of the fabric of Afghanistan's society today - tribe and state relations, the rule of law, gender issues, and the economy - are elegantly and minutely detailed in this immense work.
Dari دری and Pashto پشتو
The two official languages of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan are Dari دری and Pashto پشتو , written in Arabic script. Pashto is an Eastern Iranian language and is also widely spoken in Pakistan. Dari is a Persian language, and is often mutually intelligible with Tajik Persian and Farsi. Several other languages are also spoken in the country.
Several Pashto and Dari textbooks and dictionaries are available at Gelman library and through consortium loan. Limited language help is also available on Google translate.