Mamuzai is a Pashtun tribe of Orakzai District in Pakistan. Several Mamuzai live in Kohat, Peshawar, Islamabad, and in other areas in Pakistan. Mamozai also has sub-tribes [ citation needed ]This is not to be confused with the region along the Pakistan border, Mamuzai. As of 2016, the returning of displaced individuals back to Mamuzai has been started..
Kohat, is a city in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan which serves as the capital of the Kohat District. The city is regarded as a centre of the Bangash tribe of Pashtuns, who have lived in the region since the late 15th century. It is the 35th largest city of Pakistan and fourth largest in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Kohat's immediate environs were the site of frequent armed skirmishes between British colonialist forces and local tribesmen in the mid to late 19th century. The city centres on a British-era fort, various bazaars, and a military cantonment. The languages spoken in the city are Pashto and the Kohati dialect of Hindko.
Parachinar or Pāṛačinār is a small town which is the capital of Kurram District in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Parachinar is situated on a neck of Pakistani territory west of Peshawar, that juts into the Logar and Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan. With a distance of 110 kilometres (68 mi) from the Afghan capital Kabul, Parachinar is the closest point in Pakistan to Kabul. It is one of two urban areas in Kurram District, the other one being Sadda, and has shrank considerably in population over the past few decades, becoming the least populous urbanized area in Kohat Division. Major Tribes are 1. Mangal 2. Maqbal 3. Para Chamkini 4. Zazi 5. Turi
The Tirah also spelled Terah, Tira, Tera region, also called the Tirah Valley, is located in Khyber, Kurram and Orakzai agencies in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, while its smaller part straddles the border to the north lying in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Tirah lies between the Khyber Pass and the Khanki Valley. It is inhabited by the Afridi, Orakzai and Shinwari tribes of Pashtuns.
Orakzai District is a district in Kohat Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Until 2018, it was an agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas. With the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, it became a district. Before to 1973, it was part of FR Kohat.
Kohat Division is one of seven divisions in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. It consists of five districts: Hangu, Karak, Kohat, Kurram, and Orakzai. According to the 2017 Pakistani Census, the division had a population of 3,211,458, making it the third-least populous division in the province, and it spans 12,377 km2 (4,779 sq mi) of area, and this makes it the fourth-largest division by area in the province. Kohat is the division's largest city and namesake, with over 220,000 inhabitants. The division borders Bannu Division to the south and west, Peshawar Division to the north and east, the province of Punjab, Pakistan to its east, and the country of Afghanistan to its northwest.
Kurram District is a district in Kohat Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.The name Kurram comes from the river Kuramá in Pashto which itself derives from the Sanskrit name Krumuḥ.
Bara Subdivision is a subdivision located in Khyber District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Naryab(نرياب) is a town and union council of Hangu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It belongs to Kohat Division. Its history dates back hundreds of years.
The 10 October 2008 Orakzai bombing occurred when a suicide bomber drove and detonated a pick-up truck packed with 300 kg of explosives into a meeting of 600 people, killing 40 instantly and injuring 81, although the toll later rose to 110 as many died in hospitals. The attack occurred in a remote region where the injured could not get medical attention for several hours.
The Operation Rah-e-Nijat was a strategic offensive military operation by the unified command of Pakistan Armed Forces against the Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) and their extremist allies in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas that began on June 19, 2009; a major ground-air offensive was subsequently launched on October 17. It became the integral part of the war in Western fronts which led to the encirclement and destruction of Taliban forces in the region, although the Taliban leadership escaped to lawless areas of neighboring Afghanistan.
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA); Pashto: فدرالي قبايلي سيمې; Urdu: وفاق کے زیر انتظام قبائلی علاقہ جات was a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan that existed from 1947 until being merged with neighboring province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2018. It consisted of seven tribal agencies (districts) and six frontier regions, and were directly governed by Pakistan's federal government through a special set of laws called the Frontier Crimes Regulations. It bordered Pakistan's provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and Punjab to the east, south, and south-east respectively, and Afghanistan's provinces of Kunar, Nangarhar, Paktia, Khost and Paktika to the west and north. The territory is almost exclusively inhabited by the Pashtun, who also live in the neighbouring provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Northern Balochistan, and straddle across the border into Afghanistan. They are mostly Muslim.
The Orakzai and Kurram offensive also known as Operation Khwakh Ba De Sham is a Pakistani military operation against the Tehrik-i-Taliban in the Orakzai Agency and Kurram Agency area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas that began on 23 March 2010. It is part of the ongoing War in North-West Pakistan.
Misri Khan Orakzai, who had been a journalist for the Daily Ausaf and Daily Mashriq and was the president of the Hangu Union of Journalists, was from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan and was shot and killed at the press club in Hangu by the Pakistani Taliban, or Tehrik-e Taliban, for negative coverage.
NA-45 is a constituency for the National Assembly of Pakistan comprising mainly Lower Kurram Subdivision and Central Kurram Subdivision of Kurram District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
NA-249 is a constituency for the National Assembly of Pakistan that encompasses Baldia.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province is a branch of the militant Islamist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) active in South Asia and Central Asia. Some media sources also use the terms ISK, ISISK, IS-KP, ISIS-K, or Daesh-Khorasan in referring to the group. The Khorasan group's main activity is in the border region of eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan, but its area of operations also includes other parts such as Tajikistan, and India where individuals have pledged allegiance to it.
Munir Khan Orakzai was a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018, and Ex parliamentary leader of FATA and a senior was member of the National Assembly from 2002 to 2013.
Ghiljo Bazar, also called Ghaljo or Ghalju, is a town in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. It is currently the summer administrative capital of Orakzai Agency, and is located in Upper Orakzai Tehsil. The winter administrative capital is Ghotak Eisa khel.
Upper Orakzai Subdivision is a subdivision located in Orakzai District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The population is 63,872 according to the 2017 census.
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