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Padishah

 

the title of the monarch in several countries of the Middle East. First used in ancient Iran, the term was used for the ruler (sultan) of the Ottoman Empire beginning in the 15th century and was preserved in Turkey until the abolition of the sultanate in 1922. In Afghanistan the title was used from 1926 until the abolition of the monarchy in July 1973.

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Because, otherwise history is excruciatingly boring," says Grewal, her fingers moving with the same grace with which she crafted plots for the Mongol Padshah.
Major Padshah said: "Maulavi Basir is the main Taliban commander in this district.
They preferred the titles of Sultan in Turkey and India or Shah and Padshah in Iran and India (the Mughal period 1526-1857) respectively.
Commander Padshah ordered four Mujahideen to move north onto Tarakhel hill to provide covering fire for the group's withdrawal.
An Afghan army official in Gardez said talks were held with Padshah Khan Zadran on Saturday in the presence of an unnamed US military official.
The Kabul government warns local warlord Padshah Khan Zadran, who opposes Pres.
First of all my father, Sant Raja Singh, when he brought his daughter, he brought her into the courtyard to kill her; first of all he prayed, he did ardaas, saying sachche padshah, we have not allowed your sikhi to getstained, and in order to save it we are going to sacrifice our daughters, make them martyrs.
The detainees were identified as Khyal Padshah, Ahmad Farid, Imran, Sadiqullah and Gul Nawaz.
17) Abd al-Hamid Lahori, Padshah Nama (Persian text), Calcutta, 1867, I, p.
Major Maqsoud Padshah, the district police chief said that the rescue operation was being carried out in the area where they from were they were kidnapped.
The vignette was submitted by Commander Sher Padshah and another Afghan fighter named Sheragha, from Laghman Province.
Tensions are mounting after Interim PM Hamid Karzai issued an ultimatum to Padshah Khan, a warlord in Gardez, to lay down his arms or face the consequences.