Mazar-i-Sharif
Mazar-i-Sharif or Mazar-e-Sharif (Persian/Pashto: مزارِ شریف, ˌmæˈzɒːr ˌi ʃæˈriːf) is the fourth-largest city of Afghanistan, with a population of about 375,000 as of 2006. It is the capital of Balkh ...
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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.
History of Afghanistan
origin of the real afghans are following pashtons or pathans are originals ppl of afghanistan and they are the real sons and doughthers of that land who alwa...
History of Afghanistan
The written history of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان تاريخ‎ , Da Afġānistān Tārīkh), can be traced back to around 500 BCE when the area was under the Achaemenid Empire, although evidence ...
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Battles of Mazar-i-Sharif 1997-1998
The Battles of Mazar-e Sharif were a part of the Afghan Civil War and took place in 1997 and 1998 between the forces of Abdul Malik Pahlawan and his Hazara allies, Junbish-e Milli-yi Islami-yi Afghani...
Battles of Mazar-i-Sharif 1997-1998 - Wikipedia
Fall of Mazari Sharif
The fall of Mazari Sharif (or Mazar-e-Sharif) that took place on November 2001 resulted from the first major offense for the Afghanistan War after American intervention. A push into the city of Mazari...
Fall of Mazari Sharif - Wikipedia
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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2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack
The 2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack occurred on 1 April 2011 when a group of demonstrators attacked the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, kil...
Mining in Afghanistan
Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1400 mineral field...
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Afsharid dynasty
The Afsharids (Persian: افشاریان‎) were members of a native Iranian dynasty of Turkic origin, specifically the Afshar tribe, from Khorasan, who ruled Persia in the 18th century. The dynasty was ...
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Kidarites
The Kidarite (Chinese: Jiduolo) were a dynasty of the "Ki" clan, probably originating from the Hara Huna Kingdom. They were part of the complex of Iranian-speaking tribes known collectively as Xionite...
Saur Revolution
The Saur Revolution (Dari: إنقلاب ثور Pashto: د ثور انقلاب‎) (also written Sawr Revolution) is the name given to the communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) takeover of pol...
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Medes
The Medes (/miːdz/, Old Persian Māda-, Ancient Greek: Μῆδοι, Hebrew: מָדַי) were an ancient Iranian people who lived in an area known as Media (North-western Iran and south-east Turkey) and who s...
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Mongol invasion of Central Asia
The Mongol invasion of Central Asia occurred after the unification of the Mongol and Turkic tribes on the Mongolian plateau in 1206. It was finally complete when Genghis Khan conquered the Khwarizmian...
2008 in Afghanistan
See also: 2007 in Afghanistan, other events of 2008, 2009 in Afghanistan and Timeline of the War in Afghanistan (2001-present).Events from the year 2008 in Afghanistan
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Balkh University
Balkh University (Persian: دانشگاه بلخ‎) is a university located in Mazari Sharif, capital of Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan. Established in 1986, the university has about 5,500 students...
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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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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...
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom - Wikipedia
CIA activities in Afghanistan
Since the 1970s, the CIA has engaged in multiple operations in Afghanistan.
The CIA National Foreign Assessment Center completed work on a report entitled "Afghanistan: Ethnic Divergence and Dissi...
Pala Empire
The Pala Empire was a Buddhist imperial power in Classical India. It is named after its ruling dynasty, all of whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix -Pala (meaning "protector" in Prakrit). Th...
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Ghurid Dynasty
The Ghurids or Ghorids (Persian: سلسله غوریان‎; self-designation: Shansabānī) were a formerly pagan and later Sunni Islamic dynasty of Eastern Iranian descent (possibly Tajik) originating in the...
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Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
The Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA; Dari: جمهوری دمکراتی افغانستان‎, Jumhūri-ye Dimukrātī-ye Afghānistān; Pashto: دافغانستان دمکراتی جمهوریت‎, Dǝ Afġānistān Dimukratī...
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Farhat Hotel
Farhat Hotel is a hotel in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. Lonely Planet describes the hotel has being "all overstuffed furniture, bright carpets and fake sunflowers, trying their best to dispel the sli...
Safavid dynasty
The Safavid dynasty (Persian: سلسلهٔ صفويان‎; Azerbaijani: Səfəvilər sülaləsi, صفويلر سولاله‌سى) was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Persia (modern Iran) after the fall of th...
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2011 NATO attack in Pakistan
The 2011 NATO attack in Pakistan (also known as the Salala incident, Salala attack or 26/11 attacks), was a border skirmish that occurred when US-led NATO forces engaged Pakistani security forces at t...
2011 NATO attack in Pakistan - Wikipedia
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...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001) - Wikipedia
Protests against the War in Afghanistan (2001-present)
The war in Afghanistan prompted large protests around the world, with the first large-scale demonstrations beginning in the days leading up to the war's official launch on October 7, 2001.By the 10th ...
Protests against the War in Afghanistan (2001-present) - Wikipedia