After its defeat in Afghanistan, Moscow wanted Dostum controlling the amu Darya.
To the north, Jowzjan borders on the amu Darya River and Turkmenistan, a former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
On the banks of the amu there are Turkomans who work the ferries, drive sheep and accompany caravans.
Hissar is traversed from north to south by four tributaries of the amu, viz.
In the low country I had done better, and many an amu and Schasu woman had gladly come to my tent.
The women are dressed in the lively fashion of the amu tribe, to which the family belongs.
Gold is found in great plenty, yet both here and in Cangigu and amu, they use the cowrie shells which are brought from India.
Thou shalt not die in a strange land, nor be buried by the amu; thou shalt not be put in a sheepskin, thou shalt be well regarded.
One would think that the whole Afghan nation was meditating a descent on the amu Daria.
Ulkun, more correctly Ulken, is consequently identical with my amu Derya.
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