Ali M Latifi

Ali M Latifi

Ali M Latifi is an online journalist with Al Jazeera English based in Kabul. He has covered stories in Afghanistan, Greece, and Qatar. He reports on Afghanistan, migration and refugee issues.

Follow Ali on Twitter: @alibomaye

Afghanistan

As Ashoura nears, Shia neighbourhood on alert after ISIL attacks

Residents call to self-arm after ISIL assault on wrestling gym in Dasht-e Barchi, the latest in a string of attacks.

As Ashoura nears, Shia neighbourhood on alert after ISIL attacks

Human Rights

Refugee: The Afghan returnee's struggle back home

Like countless other Afghan returnees, Bibi Nekbakht, tries to build a new life in Kabul after fleeing Pakistan.

Refugee: The Afghan returnee's struggle back home

Asia

Afghanistan's voter registration nightmare

With only two weeks of registration left, people in Kabul stand hours in queues to get voter card.

Afghanistan's voter registration nightmare

Asia

Afghan poll candidates debate foreign policy

The three clear frontrunners debate their foreign relations policies a month out from Afghanistan's election.

Afghan poll candidates debate foreign policy

Asia

To be yourself is all that you can do

An ex-pat rock band formed in Kabul markets itself as "Afghanistan rock band".

To be yourself is all that you can do

Asia

Wagging the dog in Afghanistan

A dog captured by the Taliban is bigger news than human suffering. How have Afghanistan's people become so amorphous?

Wagging the dog in Afghanistan

Asia

Afghan couple's tale of Soviets and holy war

On the 25-year anniversary of Soviet forces' withdrawal, writer tells of his parents' choice not to return.

Afghan couple's tale of Soviets and holy war

Asia

Afghan presidential hopefuls take to TV

The televised debate found candidates focusing on their definition of the Taliban and the Bilateral Security Agreement.

Afghan presidential hopefuls take to TV

Asia

Taliban vow to disrupt Afghanistan elections

Group issues its harshest threat yet against anyone participating in April's presidential polls, calling them a "sham".

Taliban vow to disrupt Afghanistan elections

Asia

Afghan Vice President Qassim Fahim dies at 57

Marshal Mohammed Qassim Fahim, who suffered from diabetes, died of natural causes, authorities say.

Afghan Vice President Qassim Fahim dies at 57

Asia

Karzai's brother quits presidential race

Qayoum Karzai, older brother of Afghanistan's president, drops out to endorse Zalmai Rassoul in next month's poll.

Karzai's brother quits presidential race

Asia

The attack that burst the bubble

The attack on a Lebanese restaurant - a symbol of the "new Kabul" - was a wake-up call to Kabul's decision-makers.

The attack that burst the bubble