Journalist | Born in Kabul. Raised in Little Kabul. Declared independence in DC. back in Kabul. Views are my own [but if you like 'em, بفرمایید].

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Born in Kabul. Raised in Little Kabul. Mastered International Media in DC. Moved to Doha to cover Afghanistan for Al Jazeera English. Returned to the new Kabul to cover Afghanistan for AJE, VICE News and the Christian Science Monitor. Currently Afghanistan-based journalist for The Los Angeles Times.

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@alibomaye — 16,768 followers, 62,825 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @levantina_: Netanyahu says "an Iranian curtain has fallen over the Middle East". Keep repeating this lie Arabs. This is who agrees with you.

Sep 19, 2017

This is what I mean about sectarianism, it is a tool of outsiders to create divisions among Muslims along stupid lines (sect)

Sep 19, 2017

RT @missyasin: Just wondering, how can you call a country that hasn't even existed for 70 years yet "ancient"?

Sep 19, 2017

Only in Kabul: Singing and dancing along to @HUNTARmusic's cover of @Ginuwine's Pony will passing by the gate to Hekmatyar's house

Sep 19, 2017

"Just like that, the guy [@seanspicer] once paid to lie to the American people got a handful of glitzy photo ops" | 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Online Producer at Al Jazeera English

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was little I used to write stories on my father's typewriter in the garage.

How is social media changing news?

It can add a lot of on the ground nuance. It can also make you really lazy, and at times really incorrect.


South Asian Journalism Awards

2012 - Outstanding arts, culture, or travel story about South Asia, or worldwide South Asians diaspora