NAGs Hizb-i Islami-yi Afghanistan-Khalis faction

Hizb-i Islami-yi Afghanistan-Khalis faction

Year Formed: 1980
Year Terminated: 1989

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:


United States of America

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 134

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1136


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___ 1982. “Afghan Rebels Say They Inflicted Heavy Damage On Airport”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 1985. “Paratroops Said To Hit Afghans”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 1985. “Soviet Helicopters Raid Afghan Villages”. Courier-Mail. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Afghan Transport Plane Downed By Guerrilla Force With A Missile”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “At least 30 killed as rebels down Afghan plane”. The Toronto Star. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Kabul Claims Siege Of Town Has Ended”. Sydney Morning Herald. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Guerillas Choose Leader”. Sydney Morning Herald. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Plane Hit: 36 Killed”. Telegraph. (Accessed at

___ 1987. “Report: Texas mules aid Afghan cause”. St. Petersburg Times (Florida). (Accessed at

___ 1988. “Afghan rebels reject shared rule”. Herald. (Accessed at

___ 1988. “Afghan rebels want peace move halted, won't meet UN envoy”. The Globe and Mail. (Accessed at

___ 1988. “Reagan Reassures Rebels On Eve of Afghan Aid Talks”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at

___ 1992. “Question remains: Who will rule Afghanistan?” The Ottawa Citizen. (Accessed at

___ 1992. “Pakistan Pleads for Cease-Fire in Afghanistan”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 2001. “Afghanistan: Crisis of Impunity : the Role of Pakistan, Russia, and Iran in Fueling the Civil War”. Human Rights Watch. Web.

___ 2010. “Taliban Islamic Emirate diplomat passes away”. The Frontier Star. (Accessed at

___ 2011. “The Insurgency In Afghanistan’s Heartland”. International Crisis Group: Asia Report. Web.

___ 2013. "Background Paper Afghanistan: Political Parties and Insurgent Groups 1978-2001." (ECOI) European Country of Origin Information Network. Australian Government Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal. Web.

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Evans, Kathy. 1992. “Aid To Afghan Rebels Returns To Haunt Us; The mojahedin are selling their weapons, writes Kathy Evans in Landikotal”. The Guardian. (Accessed at

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Moore, Molly, David B. Ottaway. 1987. “Iran Said to Obtain U.S.-Made Stingers; Afghan Rebels May Have Sold Missiles”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at

Sciolino, Elaine. 1989. “U.S. Shapes Plan to Get Missiles From Afghans”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

Shah, Sara. 1987. “Afghans sell US stingers to Khomeini”. The Sunday Times. (Accessed at

Walsh, Declan. 2006. “The hunt: Armies have been mobilised, phones tapped, huge rewards offered…”. The Guardian. (Accessed at

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