Islamic State of Afghanistan
|Islamic State of Afghanistan|
|دولت اسلامی افغانستان
Dowlat-e Eslami-ye Afghanestan
lā ʾilāha ʾillà l-Lāh, Muḥammadun rasūlu l-Lāh
لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله
"There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah"
|-||1992||Abdul Kohistani (first)|
|-||1997–2001||Ravan Farhâdi (last)|
|Historical era||Civil War / War on Terror|
|-||Peshawar Accord||24 April 1992|
|-||Siege of Kabul||13 November 2001|
|Currency||Afghan afghani (AFA)|
|History of Afghanistan|
The Islamic State of Afghanistan (Persian: دولت اسلامی افغانستان, Dowlat-e Eslami-ye Afghanestan) was the new official name of the country Afghanistan after the fall of the communist state. Democratic Republic of Afghanistan was the former official name of the country when ruled by the communist People's Democratic Party. The President of the Islamic State of Afghanistan was Burhanuddin Rabbani. The country was renamed the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan by the Taliban, after seizing control of the majority of the country in 1996. The United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan, known in the West as the Northern Alliance, was created by the Islamic State of Afghanistan and its former opponents against the Taliban. The Islamic State remained the internationally recognized representative of Afghanistan at the United Nations until 2001, when the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was created and an Afghan Interim Administration took control of Afghanistan with American and NATO assistance.
- Directorate of Intelligence (2001). "CIA -- The World Factbook -- Afghanistan" (mirror). Retrieved 2012-06-06. "note - the self-proclaimed Taliban government refers to the country as Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan"
Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
|Islamic State of Afghanistan
1992 – 1996
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
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