Islamic Revolutionary State of Afghanistan

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The Islamic Revolutionary State of Afghanistan was a small Salafist state established in the 1980s, located in the north of Bashgal Valley, Nuristan Province.

Founded by Mawlawi Afzal, the state established consulates in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.

Further reading[edit]

  • Daan Van Der Schriek. Nuristan: Insurgent Hideout in Afghanistan. Terrorism Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 10. May 26, 2006; the Jamestown Foundation.


  • Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 067402690X, 9780674026902. Pg 338.
  • Christopher Heffelfinger; Michael Scheuer (2005). Unmasking terror: a global review of terrorist activities. Jamestown Foundation. ISBN 978-0-9675009-5-9. Retrieved 29 March 2011.