Pashtun–Ottoman War (1725–1727)

In 1725 AD, Ashraf Hotak succeeded Shah Mahmud. He started his career in an insecure situation. Because of death of Mahmud, he couldn’t expect any help from Kandahar nor from the Ghilzai leaders who suspected him of Mahmud’s murder. At about that time, court of Constantinople and St. Petersburg were said to be cherishing designs … Read more