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Abdul Jabbar Naeemi (Dari and عبدالجبار نعيمي) is an Afghan diplomat and politician.
This article covers the Afghan history from the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan on 15 February 1989 until 27 April 1992, the day after the proclamation of the Peshawar Accords proclaiming a new interim Afghan government which was supposed to start serving on 28 April 1992.
The Afghan Local Police (ALP) is a US-UK sponsored local law enforcement agency, defence force and militia in Afghanistan as part of the Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs.
The Afghan National Army (ANA) is the land warfare branch of the Afghan Armed Forces.
The Afghan National Police (ANP; د افغانستان ملي پولیس; پلیس ملی افغانستان) is the national police force of Afghanistan, serving as a single law enforcement agency all across the country.
The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), also known as the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), consist of.
Bamyan Province (ولایت بامیان) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the central highlands of the country.
Behsūd (بهسود) is a town in Maidan Wardak Province, central Afghanistan.
Chak-i Wardak (چک وردګ) or simply Chak (چک) is a city along the Logar River (locally called "Chak River") in Maidan Wardak Province, central Afghanistan.
Chaki Wardak (چک وردک, also known as Chak) is a district in the south of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Day Mirdad (also known as Jilga) is a district in the south of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
The Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA; جمهوری دمکراتی افغانستان,; دافغانستان دمکراتی جمهوریت), renamed in 1987 to the Republic of Afghanistan (جمهوری افغانستان;; د افغانستان جمهوریت), commonly known as Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Afġānistān), existed from 1978 to 1992 and covers the period when the socialist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) ruled Afghanistan.
This is a list of districts of Afghanistan, known as wuleswali (ولسوالۍ or wuləswāləi; شهرستان), which are one level below the provinces.
Ghazni (غزنی; غزني) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southeastern part of the country.
The Ghilji (غلجي Ghəljī), غلزایی), also called Khaljī (خلجي), Khiljī, Ghilzai, or Gharzai (غرزی; ghar means "mountain" and zai "born of"), are the largest Pashtun tribal confederacy. The Ghilji at various times became rulers of present Afghanistan region and were the most dominant Pashtun confederacy from c. 1000 A.D. until 1747 A.D., when power shifted to the Durranis. The Ghilji tribes are today scattered all over Afghanistan and some parts of Pakistan, but most are concentrated in the region from Zabul to Kabul province, with Ghazni and Paktika provinces in the center of their region. The Ghilji tribes are also settled in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. Many of the migrating Kochi people of Afghanistan belong to the Ghilji confederacy. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the current President of Afghanistan, also belongs to the Ghilji tribe. From 1709 to 1738, the Ghilji ruled the Hotak Empire based first in Kandahar, Afghanistan and later, from 1722–1728, in Isfahan, Persia. The founder of the Hotak Empire was Mirwais Hotak. Another famous Ghilji from the 18th century was Azad Khan Afghan, who rose to power from 1752 to 1757 in western Iran.
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
The Hajigak Pass (حاجیگک) (hajji gak "little pilgrim") is situated at a height of above sea-level in the northern part of Maidan Wardak province, connecting it with Bamyan province to the northwest.
Hazara may refer to.
Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud District is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Hizb-e Wahdat-e Islami Afghanistan (حزب وحدت اسلامی افغانستان; "the Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan"), shortened to Hizb-e Wahdat (حزب وحدت), was founded in 1989.
The Hotak (هوتک),or Hotaki (هوتکي), is a tribe of the Ghilji confederacy of the Pashtun people.
The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is a United States–based think tank founded in 2007 by Kimberly Kagan.
An interior ministry (sometimes ministry of internal affairs or ministry of home affairs) is a government ministry typically responsible for policing, emergency management, national security, registration, supervision of local governments, conduct of elections, public administration and immigration matters.
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 by the Bonn Agreement.
Jaghatu is a district in Wardak province, Afghanistan, 20 km northwest of Ghazni.
Jalrez (Pashto/جلرېز) is a district in the west of Maidan Shar, Maidan Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.
Kābul (translit, translit), situated in the east of the country, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
The Kabul–Kandahar Highway is a road linking Afghanistan's two largest cities, Kabul and Kandahar, passing through Maidan Shar, Saydabad, Ghazni, and Qalati Ghilji.
Kharoti (Pashto: خروټی) is a Pashtun tribe, of Ghilji origin, based in parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Afghanistan is a multilingual country in which two languages – Pashto and Dari – are both official and most widely spoken.
Law enforcement in Afghanistan is one of three major components of the nation's criminal justice system, along with courts and corrections.
This is a list of the governors of the province of Wardak, Afghanistan.
Logar (Pashto/لوگر) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern section of the country.
Maidan Shar (میدان ښار Maidān Shār/Maidān Khār; میدان شهر), also Maidan Shahr or Maidanshar, is the capital of Maidan Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Markaz-i Bihsūd District (ولسوالی مرکز بهسود) is a district of Maidan Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
The Ministry of Interior Affairs (د افغانستان د کورنیو چارو وزارت) is headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan, and is responsible for law enforcement in Afghanistan.
Mīrān (ميران) is a city in Maidan Wardak Province, central Afghanistan.
Mohammad Halim Fidai was appointed as the Governor of Wardak Province in Central Afghanistan on July 24, 2008.
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a graduate school operated by the United States Navy.
Nirkh is a district of about 480 square kilometres in the east of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Parwān (Persian/Pashto: پروان), also spelled Parvān, is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
Pashto (پښتو Pax̌tō), sometimes spelled Pukhto, is the language of the Pashtuns.
The Pashtuns (or; پښتانه Pax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pukhtuns), historically known as ethnic Afghans (افغان, Afğān) and Pathans (Hindustani: پٹھان, पठान, Paṭhān), are an Iranic ethnic group who mainly live in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Afghanistan is made up of 34 provinces (ولايت wilåyat).
A qanāt (قنات) is a gently sloping underground channel to transport water from an aquifer or water well to surface for irrigation and drinking.
Qizilbash or Kizilbash, (Kızılbaş - Red Head, sometimes also Qezelbash or Qazilbash, قزلباش) is the label given to a wide variety of Shi'i militant groups that flourished in Azerbaijan (historic Azerbaijan, also known as Iranian Azerbaijan), Anatolia and Kurdistan from the late 15th century onwards, some of which contributed to the foundation of the Safavid dynasty of Iran.
Saydābād (سيد اباد) is a city in Maidan Wardak Province, central Afghanistan.
Saydabad District (سیدآباد) is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Shia Islam in Afghanistan is practiced by a minority of the population; estimates vary from 7% to 15% or 20%.
Tajik (تاجيک: Tājīk, Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of native Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with current traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.
Unai Pass (el. 3000 m.) is located in the Maidan Wardak Province of Afghanistan.
The Wardak (وردګ) or Wardag are a family from the Karlani subgroup of the Pashtuns in central and eastern Afghanistan, mainly found in Maidan Wardak Province.