Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Afghan Taliban


New Taliban chief Akhundzada a scholar, not a soldier

May 25, 2016 7:41 pm

Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada was a senior judge during the insurgent group's five-year rule over Afghanistan.

New Taliban chief Haibatullah Akhundzada to head Afghan Taliban

May 25, 2016 10:43 am

In a statement sent to media, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour's deputies.

LeT, Afghan Taliban follow ISI's dictates: militant commander

January 21, 2016 5:01 pm

Hafez Saeed Khan, the chief of the ISIS-Khorasan which is the branch of dreaded Middle Eastern group in Afghanistan and Pakistan, said this in an interview to latest issue of Dabiq - the English-language magazine published by the Islamic State.

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue bloody insurgency

August 01, 2015 5:22 pm

Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor took over the Taliban after the group on Thursday confirmed that former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had died and said they elected Mansoor as his successor.

New Taliban chief played role in IC814 hijack

July 31, 2015 10:22 pm

The new Taliban chief, Indian intelligence officials believe, holds information on the role of the Inter-Services Intelligence station in Kandahar in supplying explosives and assault rifles which the hijackers came into possession of while the aircraft was parked on the tarmac.

Afghan Taliban signal readiness for peace talks: Pakistan officials

February 19, 2015 12:42 pm

Afghan Taliban sources said they would hold the 1st round of peace talks with US officials in Qatar.

Afghan Taliban not a terrorist organisation: United States of America

January 30, 2015 9:19 am

They do pursue terror attacks in an effort to try to advance their agenda," Josh said.

Taliban praise India for resisting US’s Afghan call

June 18, 2012 1:21 am

‘India hasn’t increase military role’

Taliban praises India for resisting US pressure on Afghanistan

June 17, 2012 6:08 pm

Taliban also vowed not to allow use of the Afghan soil for anyone's detriment.

Panetta terror remarks strain ties more: Pak

June 09, 2012 3:18 am

Panetta terror remarks strain ties more: Pak