Kabul, Afghanistan
Kābul (Pashto: کابل Kābəl, Persian: کابل Kābol), is the capital of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan also the largest city of Afghanistan, located in the eastern sectio...
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Afghanistan violence: Deadly bomb and gun attack hits Kabul
At least 28 people have been killed and more than 300 injured in a large suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, say officials.
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire was one of the greatest empires and Royal Courts in history. They were great supports of the Arts, including great building, jewlery, poetr...
Islamic conquest of Afghanistan
The Islamic conquest of Afghanistan (642–870) began in the middle of the 7th century after the Islamic conquest of Persia was completed, when Arab Muslims defeated the Sassanid Empire at the battles o...
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Timurid dynasty
The Timurid dynasty (Persian: تیموریان‎) was a Sunni Muslim Persianate dynasty of Turco-Mongol lineage that ruled over an empire comprising modern-day Iran, the Caucasus, Mesopotamia, A...
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Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire (Urdu: مغلیہ سلطنت‎, Mug̱ẖliyah Salṭanat), self-designated as Gurkani (Persian: گورکانیان‎, Gūrkāniyān), was a Persianate empire extending over ...
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Durrani Empire
The Durrani Empire, Durrani Tulukamani, Durrani Wakmani, Durrani Emirate (Pashto: د درانیانو واکمني‎), also called the Sadozai Kingdom and the Last Afghan Empire, was founded in 1747 by Ahma...
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Soviet war in Afghanistan
The Soviet war in Afghanistan lasted over nine years from December 1979 to February 1989. Part of the Cold War, it was fought between Soviet-led Afghan forces against multi-national insurgen...
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Civil war in Afghanistan
Afghan civil war may refer to:
Civil war in Afghanistan (1989-1992)
The 1989 to 1992 phase of the Afghan Civil War began after the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan, leaving the Afghan communist government to fend for itself against the Mujahideen. After several ...
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Civil war in Afghanistan (1992-1996)
The 1992 to 1996 phase of the conflict in Afghanistan (1978–present) began after the resignation of the communist President Mohammad Najibullah. The post-communist Islamic State of Afghanistan was est...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001)
In 1996 the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul and established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. The Islamic State of Afghanistan government remained the internationally recognized government...
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Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي امارات‎, Da Afghanistan Islami Amarat) was the state established in 1996 when the Taliban began their rule of Afghanis...
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International Security Assistance Force
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386 as envisaged b...
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Demography of Afghanistan
The population of Afghanistan is around 31 million as of the year 2013, which includes the 2.7 million Afghan diasporeans that are residing temporarily in Pakistan and Iran. The nation is composed of ...
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Afghan diaspora
Afghan diaspora or Afghan immigrants are citizens of Afghanistan who have emigrated to other countries, or people of Afghan origin who are born outside Afghanistan. Traditionally the borders in betwe...
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Transport in Afghanistan
Transport in Afghanistan is limited and in the developing stage. Much of the nation's road network was built during the 1960s but left to ruin during the 1980s and 90s wars. New national highways, roa...
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Economy of Afghanistan
The economy of Afghanistan has improved significantly since 2002 due to the infusion of billions of dollars in international assistance and investments, as well as remittances from Afghan expats.The h...
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Communications in Afghanistan
Communications in Afghanistan is under the control of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT). It has rapidly expanded after the Karzai administration took over in late 2001, ...
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Education in Afghanistan
Education in Afghanistan includes K-12 and Higher education, which is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is going through a nat...
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List of schools in Afghanistan
According to the Afghan Ministry of Education, there are 16,000 schools across Afghanistan. Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak stated that another 8,000 schools are required to be constructed for...
List of schools in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
List of universities in Afghanistan
The following is an incomplete list of universities in Afghanistan, sorted by province and in alphabetical order.
List of universities in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Wazir Khan Mosque
The Wazir Khan Mosque (Punjabi/Urdu: مسجد وزیر خان Masjid Wazīr Khān) in Lahore, Pakistan, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as 'a mole on the cheek of Lahore'. It ...
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Farrukh Beg
Farrukh Beg (ca. 1545 – ca. 1615) was a Persian born Mughal painter who served in the court of Mirza Muhammad Hakim before working directly for Mughal Emperor Akbar. He was greatly influenced by Persi...
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Mughal-Safavid War (1649-1653)
The Mughal–Safavid War of 1649–1653 was fought between the Mughal and Safavid empires in the territory of modern Afghanistan. The war began after a Persian army, while the Mughals were at war with the...
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Persian and Urdu
The Persian language influenced the formation of many modern languages of all of West Asia, Europe, Central Asia, and South Asian regions, including the South Asian language Urdu.Following the Turko-P...
Jahangir Quli Beg
Jahangir Quli Beg (real name: Lalah Beg, reigned: 1607–1608) was the subahdar of Bengal during the reign of emperor Jahangir.
In early life he was a slave of Mirza Muhammad Hakim, a son of emperor...
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