The Khalil (Pashto : خليل) is the 1st son of Ghoryakhel settled between 1530-1535 in Peshawar west Pakistan.
Ghoryakhel had four sons khalil, Daulatyar, Zeerani, Chamkani tribes. The Khalil originally lived in Ghwara Marghay Arghistan Qandahar Afghanistan, in the Qalat Zabul and Ghazni. Khalil Mattezai still living on the basin of the Tarnak River north of Ghazni. Sheikh Matte BaBa Shrine is close to Tarnak River on the Hill. Mongols invaded the region in 13th century, the Khalils, along with the Mohmands who were also Ghoryakhel son of Daulatyar, Daulatyar had two sons Mohmands and Daudzai, formerly settled in central Afghanistan, were driven out. The Khalil first migrated northeastwards to Kabul and then to Nangrahar further eastwards along the Kabul River. The Khalil came in 1530-1535 from Nangrahar to their present settlement in Western part of the Peshawar valley according to the Babur history book Baburnama and Pashto History Book Pata Khazana written by Abdulhai Habibi.
This is by far the most powerful sub tribe among the Khalils.The leading Khan of the Barozai sub tribe during the British empire was Malik Afridi Khan (K.B.) of Mulazai. Later his son, Malik Muhammad Zaman Khan (K.B.) and Muhammad Akbar Khan of Mulazai became the leading men of the tribe.
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The Ghoryakhel is Pashtun supertribe son of Kand son of Kharshbun son of Sarban, son of Qais Abdur Rashid, who lived in Ghwara Marghay Arghistan Qandahar but mostly settled in Ghazni on the basin of Tarnak River and Nangarhar, Logar, Kabul, Kunar, Kunduz of Afghanistan.Daudzai Tribe son ofDaulatyar son of Ghorya khel are also has been living in Kabul,Afghanistan which is the largest Pashtun tribe living in Kabul.
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