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The Niazi (Pashto : نيازي, Niāzī; IPA:  [niːˈɑːziː] ), Niazai, Nyazi, Nyazai, Niyazi or Niyazai is a Pashtun tribe which resides in Afghanistan and North-Western Pakistan. [1]


In Afghanistan, the area around Qila Niazi in Gardez, Paktia Province is predominantly inhabited by the tribe.

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  1. "Imran Khan or Imran Niazi?". 30 August 2018.
  2. 1 2 Maharashtra State Gazetteers: Wardha. Maharashtra (India): Directorate of Government Print., Stationery and Publications. 1960. p. 634.
  3. Rashid, Haroon (2008). History of the Pathans: The Ghurghushti, Beitani and Matti tribes of Pathans. The University of Michigan. p. 352.

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