Qandahar


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Qan·da·har

 (kŭn′də-här′, kän′-)
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Noun1.Qandahar - a city in southern AfghanistanQandahar - a city in southern Afghanistan; an important trading center
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
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Major Pashtun Tribal Confederations Clan/Tribal Confederations Location Example Durrani Mainly southern Afghanistan: Qandahar, Helmand, Zabol, Uruzgan,Nimruz Popalzai Qandahar Hamid Karzai, president (Zirak branch of Afghanistan; Jelani of Durrani Popal, former head of the Pashtun) Independent Directorate of Local Governance; Mullah Bradar, the top aide to Mullah Umar, captured in Pakistan in Feb.
In Qandahar, Ahmad Wali Karzai was chair of the provincial council,
President Karzai has frequently rotated the governors of Qandahar to ensure that none of them will impinge on Ahmad Wali's authority.
Major Pashtun Tribal Confederations Clan/Tribal Confederations Location Example Durrani Mainly southern Afghanistan: Qandahar, Helmand, Zabol, Uruzgan, Nimruz Popalzai Qandahar Hamid Karzai, (Zirak president of branch of Afghanistan; Jelani Durrani Popal, former head Pashtun) of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance; Mullah Bradar, the top aide to Mullah Umar, captured in Pakistan in Feb.
Opening of a contiguous secure corridor for commerce between Helmand and Qandahar, and markets, and other signs of normal life proliferating in Helmand and Qandahar.
The ambassador didn't mention the statements of Afghan media or their police chief in Qandahar who used very harsh language against Pakistan.
KABUL -- The Afghan authorities on Monday imposed 5000 Afghan rupees on Pakistani trucks as cargo charges in Qandahar province close to Balochistan, reports said.
The terrorist groups who have turned Fallujah into Qandahar will see the outcome of their crimes in the battlefield," al-Moussavi told reporters.
From Karz village in Qandahar Province, Karzai has led the powerful Popolzai tribe of Durrani Pashtuns since 1999, when his father was assassinated, allegedly by Taliban agents, in Quetta, Pakistan.
He had authority to distribute money to the Taliban and, over the last several years, Basir distributed thousands of dollars through his hawala to Taliban members in Chaman, Balochistan Province, Pakistan, and in Qandahar Province, Afghanistan.
Among the topics are a survey of tables for regulating the times of prayer, universal solutions to problems of spherical astronomy from Mamluk Syria and Egypt, when the night sky over Qandahar was lit only by stars, universal horary quadrants and dials, selected early and late Islamic astrolabes, the geological data on early Islamic astronomical instruments, and the quatrefoil as decoration on astrolabe retes.
The Afghani Ministry of Interior, in a statement issued today, stated that its forces and the ISAF carried out numerous joint (clean-up) operations in Baghlan, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, Qandahar, Helmand and Logar provinces in the past twenty-four hours, killing thirty-six , wounding ten and arresting eleven armed Taliban militants.