Time-span
1942 - 2020
Subscription Type
SUBSCRIPTION
Publisher
East View
Notes
  • Afghanistan
Languages
English, Pushto, Persian
Resource Types
Article Database
Description
Digitized archive of four national newspapers of Afghanistan, whose long runs provide a concentrated vantage point for understanding developments in Afghanistan for much of the twentieth century. The English-language Kabul Times is presented alongside Pushto publications Anis, Hewad, and Islah. The archives of these newspapers provide a chronicle of events from the fall of the Kingdom of Afghanistan, the establishment of the People’s Democratic Republic of Afghanistan, the Soviet invasion, the rise of the Mujahedeen, the establishment of the Taliban and Al Qaeda, invasion by the United States and the ensuing period of reconstruction from the view of the capital.

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