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Synonyms for Pashtun

a member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan

an ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan


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Among the issues he addresses are the selection of the North-West Frontier region for the program, the Mujahideen's failure to understand the socio-economic dimensions of the Pukhtun community life, the financial and material resources available to the Mujahideen that were not sufficient for them to defeat the Sikhs, and whether Barailvi is responsible for the form jihad takes today.
The women folk in Pukhtun culture face numerous problems where female education is one of the most serious problems.
Now that the government of Pakistan as well as the military is busy selling the idea of a grand rapprochement' with Afghanistan ending the isolation of the Pukhtun communities living in the Pak-Afghan borderlands should be on top of the agenda.
The Pukhtunwali ideological honor code enforcing hospitality and revenge as described by Ahmed in his earlier work on the Pukhtun in Millennium and Charisma among Pathans: a Critical Essay in Social Anthropology (1980), and Pukhtun Economy and Society represents the ideal typical model of a tribal group with segmentary lineage characteristics.
Purdah (veiling) is a prominent feature of the Pukhtun way of life, and as Eichler (1980) states, it is a cultural phenomenon attributing gender role; women remain inside the house in Muslim society while men dominate the world.
was collected from district Dir (L) Khyber Pukhtun Khwa, Pakistan.
The translation of SMI was carried out individually by four experts, who are faculty members of department of English of a public sector university in Khyber Pukhtun Khawa, Peshawar.
He recommends that the US should concentrate on strengthening Punjabis and the Pakistan Army rather than the illiterate Pukhtun or the wild and numerically inconsequential Baloch.
Population of the study includes all the students studying in different departments/institutes of Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan and their brothers and sisters belonging to different districts of Khyber Pukhtun Khwa.
The Durand Line divided the Pukhtun tribes living in that tribal region.
This study was conducted at Jalozai camp district Nowshera where thousands of people have been displaced from Swat, Hangu, Bajaur, Waziristan and other tribal areas of Khyber Pukhtun Khwa province due to ongoing conflict.
Today north Balochistan or Pukhtun Balochistan are the most peaceful and prosperous area of Pakistan.
These tribes follow the ancient code of Pukhtunwali or Pukhto-the Tribal Honour Code-sometimes called "Nang-i-Pukhtun" or The Pukhtun code or the way of the Pathan, in their day-to -day affairs.
Those who met Mian Iftikhar Hussain in the middle of his psychological trauma found him to be a stoic and brave Pukhtun nationalist.