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  • n. Plural form of Uzbek.


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  • The question for Rustam and other fearful Uzbeks is whether the Kyrgyz mobs will return.

    Uzbek minority still faces persecution as Kyrgyzstan goes to polls

  • A fragment of the empire was upheld with some glory by Sharokh, his youngest son; but after his decease, the scene was again involved in darkness and blood; and before the end of a century, Transoxiana and Persia were trampled by the Uzbeks from the north, and the Turkmans of the black and white sheep.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Uzbeks struggle or fleeWith the army and police composed almost entirely of ethnic Kyrgyz, the Uzbeks were the losers in what people in Osh now call simply '' the war. ''

    Ethnic Tensions Linger as Kyrgyzstan Prepares for Elections

  • The aim is to convince the West that the Uzbeks are a vital cog against a common foe, that they should keep the assistance, especially military assistance, coming, and that they should mute the international criticism on human rights and economic reform.


  • I think even the pro-torture types in our government might have trouble with boiling people alive, but the Uzbeks are our friends.

    Archive 2006-10-08

  • But no more dramatic than the mobile-phone video a group of three young Kyrgyz men showed me in which a group of people, whom the Kyrgyz identified as Uzbeks, were using broomsticks to bat the severed head of a

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • Mahmood Shah, who until 2006 was security chief for Pakistan's tribal belt, called the Uzbeks cannon fodder for Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. : Breaking News

  • The Uzbeks are the country’s second largest ethnic group after the Turkmen, numbering perhaps 300,000 to 400,000 out of a total population of 5.2 million and concentrated in the Dashoguz and Lebap regions, along the eastern border with Uzbekistan.

    Ethnic Uzbeks Opt Out of Turkmen Polls

  • Fr Igor also told Forum 18 that the Baptists proselytise ethnic Uzbeks which is against the law.

    Forum 18 News Service

  • Outside of the obvious outbreak of civil war that will ensue when the Uzbeks, Tajiks and Hazaras unite as the Neo-Northern Alliance to fight the All-Pashtun triumvirate, leaving Afghanistan in the hands of these three forces is borderline immoral.

    Michael Hughes: U.S. Brokering Afghan 'Peace' Plan With An Unholy Alliance


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