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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar - Afghanistan News

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar was born on 1 August 1949. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is an Afghan politician and former warlord. He is the founder and current leader of the Hezb-e Islami political party. He twice served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan during the 1990s. Former mujahideen leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is one of the most controversial figures in modern Afghan history.

A former prime minister, he is remembered chiefly for his role in the bloody civil war of the 1990s. A former prime minister, he is remembered chiefly for his role in the bloody civil war of the 1990s.

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Hamid Karzai - Afghanistan Politics News Today

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Afghanistan Elections - Afghan Politics News

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Afghanistan Elections

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