Latest News for: Kabul cafe


‘I definitely want to stay’: Afghan women grapple with prospect of life under the Taliban again

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jul 2021
KABUL, Afghanistan — ... Haidari owns Taj Begum, a cafe in Kabul’s shabby-chic Puli Surkh neighborhood ... Perhaps it’s her jet-black bob, makeup and nail polish, all coordinated with a shimmering white shalwar kameez that’s as far from a burqa as Kabul is from L.A ... Laila Haidari greets customers at her Taj Begum cafe.

Home truths: Young Afghans mull migration as Taliban gains ground

Arab News 13 Jul 2021
KABUL. In a dimly lit basement of a posh cafe in Kabul, a group of well-dressed young men and women break out into laughter while smoking shisha pipes over a warm meal of bread and kebabs, as loud music plays in the background ...If I cannot study, work and be here in my cafe, then this place will be like a prison to me.

The keeper of Afghanistan’s poetic past

Al Jazeera 06 Jun 2021
... – in, among other people, the students who huddle around their teacher after hours in Herat city, their rhythmic chants echoing down their school’s corridors, and the women’s only group that gathers in a darkened Kabul basement cafe to discuss Sufi poetry over tea and shisha.

Joss Stone: ‘My dream dinner guest? Jordan Peterson’

The Observer 25 Apr 2021
Born in Kent, Joss Stone, 34, released her debut album, The Soul Sessions, in 2003 and went on to win Brit and Grammy awards ... She lives in Nashville with her partner, Cody DaLuz, and their three-month-old baby ... Weakness ... Tolerance. My honesty ... Maybe the night we drove a Hummer in Kabul and went to a cafe that Osama bin Laden supposedly used to frequent.

Young Afghan models risk all in catwalk beauty contest

Arab News 05 Jan 2021
KABUL. In traditional Afghan dress, regional costumes, Western outfits, and some in more revealing attire, young men and women walked a red carpet to background music, taking applause from a tightly packed audience in a sprawling Kabul cafe ... He ignored his family’s concerns and traveled through the night to Kabul for the first day of the event ... ....
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