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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Decades ago, Nano Khel tribe of Mehsuds and Sparekai Ethikhel Khojul Khel tribe of Wazirs had a conflict over an area between Shakai, Khesura, and Tururram Pull.
Caroe refers to this in his book The Pathans as 'Mehsuds and Wazirs, the kingmakers in a game of thrones'.
10 PTM activists, including Wazirs cousin, injured in the attack PESHAWAR: At least 10 people were injured and two suspected Taliban militants were killed in an attack on activists of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), including Ali Wazir and his cousin, in Wana, leading to curfew being imposed in the area.
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.
Leader of the Mahsuds and Wazirs pressed hard for partition and dismissal of the Congress government in Peshawar.52
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PSF protests for rights of Wazirs: Meanwhile, Pukhtoon Students Federation (PSF) protested in front of Bannu Press Club in favor of North Waziristan rights here on Friday.
However, due to ease of access by road, the rulers of Swat had an advantage to exploit its forests through their favourites - of the likes of the Kaka Khel Mians and the State's wazirs (ministers and advisors).
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.