Tag: Sarmast, Ahmad Naser

1,200 Miles From Kabul, a Celebrated Music School Reunites

The plane from Kabul touched down in Qatar around 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Two 13-year-old musicians — Zohra and Farida, a trumpet player and a violinist — disembarked and ran toward their teacher. Then, witnesses said, they began to cry. The girls were among the last students affiliated with the Afghanistan National Institute of Music […]

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Musicians Flee Afghanistan, Fearing Taliban Rule

More than 100 young artists, teachers and their relatives affiliated with the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, a celebrated school that became a target of the Taliban in part for its efforts to promote the education of girls, fled the country on Sunday, the school’s leaders said. The musicians, many of whom have been trying […]

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