History of Tajikistan
The current Tajik Republic harkens to the Samanid Empire (875–999). The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s. The Basmachi revolt that broke out in the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1...
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Greco-Bactrian Kingdom
The Greco-Bactrian Kingdom was – along with the Indo-Greek Kingdom – the easternmost part of the Hellenistic world, covering Bactria and Sogdiana in Central Asia from 250 to 125 BC. It was centered ar...
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Civil war in Tajikistan
The Civil War in Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҷанги шаҳрвандии Тоҷикистон) began in May 1992 when ethnic groups from the Garm and Gorno-Badakhshan regions, which were underrepresented in the ruling elite, r...
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Bukharan Jews
Bukharan Jews, also Bukharian Jews or Bukhari Jews (Persian: یهودی بخارایی‎ Yahūde-ye Bukhārāī ; Russian: Бухарские евреи Bukharskie evrei ; Hebrew: בוכרים‎ Bukharim ; T...
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Elections in Tajikistan
Elections in Tajikistan gives information on election and election results in Tajikistan. Tajikistan elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is ele...
Military of Tajikistan
Tajikistan's armed forces consist of National Army, Mobile Forces, Air Force, Presidential National Guard, border and internal troops. There are also significant Russian forces in the country principa...
Sasanian Empire
The Sasanian Empire (/səˈsɑːnɪən/ or /səˈseɪnɪən/; also known as Sassanian, Sasanid, Sassanid or Neo-Persian Empire), known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian, was the...
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Terrorism in Tajikistan
Terrorism in Tajikistan stems largely from the forces of political opposition who opposed the comprehensive peace agreement that ended the civil war in 1997. President Emomali Rahmonov and UTO leader ...
Zunbils
Zunbil, also written as Zhunbil, was a dynasty south of the Hindu Kush in southern Afghanistan. They ruled from the early 7th century until the Islamic conquest of Afghanistan in 870 AD. The Zunbils a...
Babur Mirza's Invasion of Khorasan
Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza was in possession of Jurjan and Mazandaran of Iran as well as Quchan in Khurasan in 1448 C.E. His brother Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza after his defeat at the Battle of Tarnab sought ref...
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Antiochus Nikator
Antiochus I Nikator of Bactria (Greek: Ἀντίοχος Α΄ ὁ Νικάτωρ; epithet means "the Conqueror") was possibly a Graeco-Bactrian king of the dynasty of Diodotus I, who ruled for some period between 240 - ...
Yisrael Aharoni
Yisrael Aharoni (Hebrew: ישראל אהרוני‎) (born July 3, 1950) is an Israeli celebrity chef.
Aharoni, the son of Bukharian Jews, grew up in Haifa. He discovered Chinese cuisine while studying a...
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Soviet Central Asia
Soviet Central Asia refers to the section of Central Asia formerly controlled by the Soviet Union, as well as the time period of Soviet administration (1918–1991). In terms of area, it is nearly synon...
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Mohammad Murad Beg
Mir Mohammad Murad Beg was Khan of Kunduz (modern Afghanistan) and later Emir of Bokhara (modern Uzbekistan) in the 19th century. Earlier in the 19th century, he defeated Mir Yar Beg to take control o...
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Shia Islam
The Shia (/ˈʃiːə/; Arabic: شيعة‎ Shīʿah), or the Shiites (/ˈʃiːaɪts/), represent the second largest denomination of Islam.Adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collectiv...
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Samarkand Oblast
The Samarkand Oblast (Russian: Самаркандская область) was an oblast (province) of the Russian Empire between 1868 and 1924. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day central Uzbekistan and no...
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Sarazm
Sarazm is an ancient town and also a jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It dates back to the 4th millennium BCE and is today a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located in Panjakent District in Sughd...
Mahmud Khudoiberdiyev
Colonel Mahmud Khudoiberdiyev is a rebel leader in Tajikistan who, while initially an ally of Tajik President Emomali Rakhmonov, now opposes the government. He is a former member of the Central Commit...
Zaranj
Zaranj or Zarang (Persian/Pashto/Balochi: زرنج) is a city in southwestern Afghanistan, near the border with Iran, which has a population of approximately 49,851 people as of 2004. It is the capita...
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Uzbek cuisine
Uzbek cuisine is influenced by local agriculture, as in most nations. There is a great deal of grain farming in Uzbekistan, so breads and noodles are of importance, and Uzbek cuisine has been characte...
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Islamic Movement of Tajikistan
The Islamic Movement of Tajikistan is the branch of the Islamic Movement of Central Asia, a militant Islamist organization, that operates in Tajikistan. The IMCA, and by extension the IMT, is affiliat...