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14 اکتوبر 2015

Get to Know Pashtun Tribes
Updated: Now contains 135 153 tribes

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Friday, June 5 2015

During Shah Jahan's times , the vale of Peshawar came to witness the inter-tribal war of Yusafzai and Khattak tribes . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

In some respects the adventures of Mehsuds and Wazir contingents which accompanied Nadir to Kabul in 1929 present a picture even more significant. For on that occasion they were not defending their country from occupation, but acting on the offensives within Afghanistan. . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

In the winter of 1837, Sikhs under their general Hari Singh Nalwa occupied the fortress of Jamrud at the entrance of Khyber. The Amir ordered his son Mohammed Akbar Khan to proceed to Khaibar, and then he reinforced him by means of his eldest son, Mohammed Afzal Khan . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

Lawrence about Miranshah, "Round us....are low bare porcelain-coloured hills, with....a broken-bottle skyline....the quietness is so intense that i rub my ears, wondering if i am going deaf" . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

The account of the founder of Rohilkhand. . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

In 1463-64 A.D, Ahmad khan Bhatti, who had acquired great power in the country of Sindh, and had 20,000 cavalry under him, revolted against the Governor of Multan .The Langah governor of Multan complained to Bahlul Lodhi against the aggression of Ahmad Khan Bhatti . . . Read More

Waziristan and Mughal empire, Hamid Wahed Alekozai
Friday, April 10 2015

Prince Bahadur Shah (Son of Aurangzeb) on his conquest of Bannu made Syed Hassan as the governor of Dawar tribe in 1696 and imposed upon the tribes an annual tribute of Rs. 12,000. For some time the new governor continued his governorship, but with difficulties. When the Mughal Administration fell into disorder, the Dawars shook off the imperial yoke. . . . Read More

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Stretching 700 m (1100km) along the border with Afghanistan, astride the Khyber Pass and other historical gateways to India from Persia and Central Asia and embracing some of Asia's most impenetrable mountains and intractable peoples is the North West Frontier Province. Here, Buddhism matured and was launched through the Karakoram into Asia. Some of history's most famous conquerors got their noses bloodied by fierce tribes. . . . Read More

کومو خلقو چې مولاناعبدالحق په خپلو سترګو نۀ وى ليدلے هغوئ ته څنګه ووايو چې مرحوم د ايمان اؤ اسقامت، علم اؤ عمل، تواضع اؤ تقدس، شفقت اؤ مرحمت، زيبائى اؤ رعنائى اؤ نور اؤ رڼا څومره زړۀ راښکونکے تصوير ؤ. حق خبره داده چې د ژبې اؤ بيان کوم اسلوب د مولانا غوندې متاع يوسفى صحيح تصوير کشى نۀ شى کؤلے. آه! قائد شريعت شيخ الحديث . . . نور

په غير اسلامى بشرى ملتونوکښې د بشر د بنيادى حقوقو دشعور پيدايښت لرغونے نۀ دے بلکې په د يارلسمه مسيحى ميادى پيړۍ کښې منځته راغلے دے. او د لومړى ځل لپاره دغه احساس په اروپائى ملتونو کښې تبارز وکړ او بيا په شپږو پړاوونو کښې د شپږ نيم سه کلونو په موده کښې ئې اوسنۍ بين المللى بڼه غوره کړه. چې د غه شپږ ادوار ئې په ترتيب سره حقوق پوهانو په لاندې . . . نور

In 1914 there were nearly 5000 Trans-Indus Pathans in the Indian Army, of whom about half were Afridis. By June 1916 over 600 Afridis had deserted to Turks. In November 1915 all recruitment of Trans-Indus Pathans was stopped. Philip Mason well summed up the loyalty assessment of the Indian Army by saying that "A faint question mark hung over the Pathans throughput the war but the Punjabi Muslims were steady as a rock" . . . Read More

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