Afghanistan Timeline
 

Afghanistan Timeline

Afghanistan Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Afghanistan
Genghis Khan conquers the country
The Anglo-Afghan wars
Afghanistan became a Marxist regime
The Taliban take over the government of Afghanistan
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    334BC Alexander the Great used the country of Afghanistan as the gateway to India  
         
    700's Afghanistan conquered by Islam forces  
         
    1218 Genghis Khan conquers the country  
         
    1400's Tamerlane conquered the country  
         
    1839 1839–1842 Anglo-Afghan war  
         
    1878 1878–1880 Anglo-Afghan war  
         
    1893 Great Britain established an unofficial border separating Afghanistan from British India  
         
    1919 Afghanistan became independent  
         
    1926 Emir Amanullah founded an Afghan monarchy  
         
    1950's Afghanistan developed close ties with the Soviet Union during the cold war  
         
    1978 Military coup Afghanistan became a Marxist regime  
         
    1979 Russia launched an invasion of Afghanistan  
         
    1989 Soviet withdrawal  
         
    1992 Islamic rebellion  
         
    1996 A number of Islamic students calling itself the Taliban seized control of Kabul  
         
    1996 The Taliban took over the government of Afghanistan but the government was only recognised by Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates  
         
    1998 August 20, 1998, U.S. cruise missiles struck a terrorist training complex believed to have been financed by Osama bin Laden  
         
    2001 September 2001 anti-Taliban guerrilla leader Ahmed Shah Masoud of the Northern Alliance was killed by suicide bombers  
         
    2001 September 11 - Taliban terrorists - al-Qaeda members - attacked the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon  
         
    2001 October 7 - The Taliban refused to turn over Bin Laden and the U.S. and its allies began air strikes against Afghan military installations  
         
    2001 December 7 - the Taliban regime collapsed  
         
    2001 December: Afghanistan interim government formed  
         
    2002 June : Hamid Karzai became President  
         
    2002 Peacekeeping forces enter the country  
         
    2003 March: US Offensive against Kandahar and al-Qaeda members  
         
    2003 August : NATO assumed command of peacekeeping troops  
         
    2004 January 4: New constitution introduced  
         
    2004 April: US Offensive along the Pakistan border against al-Qaeda members.  
         
    2005 2005 February - Hundreds of people are killed due to the harsh winter weather  
         
    2005 2005 May - Alleged prisoner abuse by US forces at detention centres.  
         
    2005 2005 September - First parliamentary elections in more than 30 years.  
         
    2006 2006 February - International donors pledge more than $10bn in reconstruction aid over a period of five years.  
         
    2006 2006 May - Violent anti-US protests in Kabul  
         
    2006 2006 May-June - Battles between Taleban fighters and Afghan and coalition forces  
         
    2006 2006 July onwards - Nato troops take over the leadership of military operations in the south  
         
Afghanistan Timeline

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