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Shinwari

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The Shinwari are an ethnic tribe in Afghanistan.

Shinwari translates into the English language as Simon.

The Shinwari tribe is also found in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas controlled by Pakistan, though there is no longer any true political connection between the Shinwaris of the respective countries.

It should be noted that among the greatest poets of the Pashto language in the 20th (or indeed any) century was the late Amir Hamza Shinwari, also known as "Hamza Baba" and "Father of the Ghazal".

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