Tajiks

Tajiks (Persian: تاجيک‎, Tājīk; Tajik: Тоҷик) are a Persian-speaking Iranian ethnic group native to Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Tajiks are the largest ethnicity in Tajikistan, and the second largest in Afghanistan which constitutes over half of the global Tajik population. They speak varieties of Persian, a Western Iranian language. In Tajikistan, since the 1939 Soviet census, its small Pamiri and Yaghnobi ethnic groups are included as Tajiks. In China, the term is used to refer to its Pamiri ethnic groups, the Tajiks of Xinjiang, who speak the Eastern Iranian Pamiri languages. In Afghanistan, the Pamiris are counted as a separate …

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MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 1 May 2024 English

— ANI Patrushev in April 2024 on the side-lines of the On 2 and 3rd April 2024, Astana played host to the 19th meeting of the Shanghai XII International Meeting …

pro-ISIS online media outlet Al Azaim High number of Tajiks in ISIS-K Foundation has threatened to attack soccer Champions League More than 50% of ISKP recruits are Tajiks. There — European soccer's biggest club competition


ISW: Institute for the Study of War · 29 April 2024 English

Russian forces will likely continue to make tactical gains in the Avdiivka direction in the coming weeks, and Ukrainian commanders may decide to conduct additional withdrawals if Russian forces threaten …

migrants entering and living in Russia, particularly Tajiks, after the Crocus City Hall attack since the majority


OSW: Centre for Eastern Studies · 5 April 2024 English

As regards the latest attack in Russia, the following aspects raise serious doubts: the ease with which it was carried out, the professionalism of the perpetrators during the attack, which …

of non-Pashtun Afghan ethnic groups (including Tajiks, Uzbeks and Balochis) have formed strong constituent include the northern provinces, inhabited mainly by Tajiks and Uzbeks, and those bordering on post-Soviet There has been an increase in the upward trend of Tajiks, Uzbeks and foreigners participating in the organisation there where the tions other than Afghanistan. This Tajiks and other nationals are becoming radicalised. results exceptional due to the substantial representation of Tajiks among the ISIS-K attackers (aside from them, individual


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 28 March 2024 English

Responsibility for the March 22 terrorist attack at the Crocus City concert hall near Moscow has been claimed by the Afghanistan-based Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K), and most of the suspects …

suspected shooters in the Crocus City attack were Tajiks, which has caused a backlash against labor migrants said that in the last three years, twenty-four Tajiks have committed or planned terrorist attacks in per capita—alongside Haiti. About 70 percent of Tajiks live in rural areas, where child brides, polygamy number of terrorist attacks abroad carried out by Tajiks. At the beginning of 2024, two Tajik suicide bombers memorial service in a cemetery. Terrorist attacks by Tajiks have also taken place in Afghanistan, and there


EU: European Union · 21 March 2024 English

This Handbook is intended to act as a reference for those agri-food producers planning for, or in the process of entering, the Kazakh market. This Handbook provides step-by-step guides on …

other central Asian ethnicities such as Uzbeks, Tajiks and Uyghurs which each account for around 1-2% other Central Asian ethnicities such as Uzbeks, Tajiks and Uyghurs which tend to each account for around other Central Asian countries such as Uzbeks, Tajiks, and Uyghurs. There is also a sizeable Ukrainian other ethnic groups from Central Asia, such as Tajiks and Uyghurs. The population of the city is expected


AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 6 March 2024 English

It aims to bring together the knowledge, experience and drive of a large number of experts to better inform policy and to increase the understanding of Afghan realities. [...] It …

Uberoi, J.P.S. 1964. Social Organisation of the Tajiks of Andarab Valley, Afghanistan. PhD dissertation


BBC Media Action · 4 March 2024 English

• Afghans’ trust in media under the Taliban is mainly • Despite widespread sharing of false and articulated through how they perceive the media misleading information in traditional and social …

whilst the under half of the total sample (48%) and Tajiks just under a third (31%), followed by Hazaras (9%)


UN: The United Nations · 13 February 2024 Japanese

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linguistic and religious minority communities 11. Tajiks form the majority ethnolinguistic population in


UN: The United Nations · 13 February 2024 Sindhi

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linguistic and religious minority communities 11. Tajiks form the majority ethnolinguistic population in


UN: The United Nations · 13 February 2024 English

18 p.

linguistic and religious minority communities 11. Tajiks form the majority ethnolinguistic population in


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