|Country||Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ( National Resistance Front of Afghanistan)|
|Time zone||UTC+04:30 (AST)|
Darah District (Persian : ولسوالی دره) is a District of Panjshir Province in Afghanistan. The population in 2019 was estimated to be 15,407.
Parwān, also spelled Parvān, is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It has a population of about 751,000. The province is multi-ethnic and mostly a rural society. The province is divided into ten districts. The town of Charikar serves as the provincial capital. The province is located north of Kabul Province and south of Baghlan Province, west of Panjshir Province and Kapisa Province, and east of Wardak Province and Bamyan Province.
Takhar is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeast of the country next to Tajikistan. It is surrounded by Badakhshan in the east, Panjshir in the south, and Baghlan and Kunduz in the west. The city of Taloqan serves as its capital.
Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country containing the Panjshir Valley. The province is divided into seven districts and contains 512 villages. As of 2021, the population of Panjshir province was about 173,000. Bazarak serves as the provincial capital.
Badakhshan Province is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the farthest north-eastern part of the country between Tajikistan and Pakistan-administered Gilgit-Baltistan region. It shares a 91-kilometer (57-mile) border with China.
The Panjshir Valley is a valley in north-central Afghanistan, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Kabul, near the Hindu Kush mountain range. It is divided by the Panjshir River. The valley is home to more than 100,000 people, including Afghanistan's largest concentration of ethnic Tajiks. In April 2004, it became the heart of the new Panjshir Province, having previously been part of Parwan Province.
Puli Hisar or Pul-e-Hesar is a district in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan.
Dih Salah is a district in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Andarab District, and is situated northeast from Andarab.
Bāzārak is the provincial capital of Panjshir Province, in the Panjshir Valley of northeastern Afghanistan.
Andarab district is located in the southern part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population of Andarab in 2004 was roughly 120,642. Tajiks make up the entire population of the district. The district centre is the village of Andarab.
The Panjshir River flows through the Panjshir Valley in northeastern Afghanistan, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Kabul. Its main tributary is the Ghorband River which flows from the Parwan Province and joins the Panjshir River 10 km east of Charikar in Bagram District. The Panjshir River takes its source near the Anjuman Pass and flows southward through the Hindu Kush and joins the Kabul River at the town of Surobi. A dam was built on the Panjshir River near Surobi in the 1950s to supply water from the Panjshir River to the Kabul River. There is just one permanent bridge on the Panjshir River that provides access to the Bagram Airport. On 12 July 2018, there was a flood in Panjshir Valley in which ten people were killed.
Warsaj District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan.
Anaba District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population in 2019 was 19,978.
Bazarak District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. The population in 2019 was estimated to be 20,892.
Khenj District is the largest district in Panjshir Province with a population of more than 110,000 people. Emerald is mined in this part of Panjshir province. It has about 154 villages, including Jungal Aab Village, Mata Village, Ishkesho Village, Pawat Village, Peshghoor. Khenj District is famous for its mines of emerald. Its people are farmers and miners.
Paryan District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population in 2019 was 16,452 and was estimated to increase to 17,033 by 2021.
Rokha District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population in 2019 was 25,461.
Shotul District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. Tajik and Parachi people live here. The estimated population in 2019 was 12,143.
Ahmad Massoud is an Afghan politician who is the founder of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan. He is the son of anti-Soviet military leader Ahmad Shah Massoud. He was appointed as the CEO of Massoud Foundation in November 2016. On 5 September 2019, he was declared his father's successor at his mausoleum in the Panjshir Valley.
The National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRF), also known as the Second Resistance, is a military alliance of former Northern Alliance members and other anti-Taliban fighters who remain loyal to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, created after the 2021 Taliban offensive, under the leadership of the Afghan politician and military leader Ahmad Massoud and the first vice president of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh.
The Panjshir conflict is an ongoing armed conflict between the formerly dominant Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, including the National Resistance Front and other groups, and the newly dominant Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan which is controlled by the Taliban. On 17 August 2021, Amrullah Saleh assumed the Afghan presidency and declared the resistance. On 26 August, a brief ceasefire was declared. On 1 September, talks broke down and fighting resumed as the Taliban attacked resistance positions.