Wazirs

Wazirs

 

a Pushtun tribe living between the Kurram and Gumal rivers in Pakistan (Waziristan). The population is es- timated at between 400,000 and 500,000. The chief occupa- tion is animal husbandry. The Wazirs have retained many features of military tribal organization.

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Unlike Wazirs who have natural resources like forest and fertile land of Wana valley, Masoods mostly live on remittances from Middle East and employment in Karachi and other big cities in Pakistan.
My childhood memories of playing with the children of local Wazirs who were always proud, friendly and helpful are still fresh.
To distinguish the wazirs of the Abbasid court, the author provides the example of the Barmakid family, scrutinizing their extensive authority in different offices of the government in al-Rashid's age.
Leader of the Mahsuds and Wazirs pressed hard for partition and dismissal of the Congress government in Peshawar.
102: Zu den genauen Aufgaben des Wazirs im Recht siehe S.
The Wazirs meeting Sajna with the Mehsuds were no doubt representing the militia of recently-killed Waziri big boss, Mullah Nazir (SEE: Paramilitary Pretense, Who Controls the Predators?
In the absence of any relief coordination or availability of affordable transportation many people from the two major tribes of North Waziristan agency the Wazirs and the Dawars preferred to go to their relatives and friends who live across the border and with whom they share the tradition of Pakhtunwali.
A military offensive in 2009 against Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP's) original base of South Waziristan displaced hundreds of thousands of Mehsud tribesmen who, like the Dawars and Wazirs today, chose to steer clear of IDP camps.
70) Despite his failure to create a united front against the British, by forging unity between tribal agnatic rivals, Mahsuds and Wazirs, his message of holding "their nationality intact," to "allow neither the British Government nor the Amir to encroach upon their country, to compose their internal differences .
Traditionally, Islamic sciences have always been supported by public funds through awqaf or sometimes individual patronage of kings, wazirs, 'ulama' and merchants.
Mohmands, Khalils, Muhammdzai, Marwat, Wazirs, Masud, Kakars and Khattak etc.
Unfortunately, more of the same old cliches follow in the text itself, such as Sir Olaf Caroe's semiracist characterizations of the Wazirs as "panthers" and the Mehsud as "wolves.