KABUL: The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor on Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid concerns over how committed the new leadership is to ending the ... Gulf Daily News, 10 hours ago
Afghan government confirms Mullah Omar's death - Hindustan Times, 1 day ago
Afghan Taliban Confirm Mullah Omar's Death, Choose Successor - New Indian Express, 10 hours ago
Iran Press TV Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:39PM The Taliban militant group has appointed Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as its new leader, one day after news broke of the death of the group's long-time serving chief Mullah Omar, a report says. An unnamed ...GlobalSecurity.org, 8 hours ago New Taliban Chief Takes Over Divided Group Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 9 hours ago Who could take over? Pune Mirror, 1 day ago
ISLAMABAD: Amid ubiquitous reports about the death of the elusive Taliban supremo, Mullah Muhammad Omar, a former minister in the Taliban regime and member of the group's powerful leadership council says Taliban's senior cadres have convened a ...The Express Tribune, 1 day ago Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is dead, a pious enigma AlertNet, 1 day ago Leader of Afghan Taliban dead for two years now New Europe, 1 day ago Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, again Firstpost.com, 1 day ago
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Afghanistan has been a battle ground for over a century between regional and international power players, exercising their desired interests. Following the Soviet withdrawal in 1989 and the collapse of the Afghan communist Najibullah regime in ...Daily Outlook, 1 day ago
Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said on Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had died for more than two years ago. Abdul Hassib Seddiqi, the spokesman for Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, said that ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 day ago
In early 2011, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta confronted the president of Pakistan with a disturbing piece of intelligence. The spy agency had learned that Mohammad Omar, the Taliban leader who had become one of the world's most wanted fugitives ...Washington Post, 6 hours ago
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9:44 AM ET By Kevin Baron The D Brief It was Ash Carter's turn to defend the Iran deal, so the White House sent him to face Senate Republicans armed and ready—and with some backup. The result was a rare sight yesterday on the Hill: Four ...Defense One, 17 hours ago
(CNN) Here's a look at the Taliban, a Sunni Islamist organization operating primarily in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Facts:Reclusive leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has led the Taliban since the early 1990s. Taliban, in Pashto, is the plural of ...WXOK-AM, 1 day ago
By Dr Mohammad Taqi Florida An Afghan government delegation and various elements of the Afghan Taliban finally met this past week in Murree, a few miles from where once Pakistan's oldest brewery stood. A toast might be premature but would ...Pakistan Link, 6 days ago The Murree brew, South Asia Monitor, 2 weeks ago
When the late Richard Holbrooke was the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, he would periodically invite members of Congress to breakfast meetings with his staff, on which I was serving. On September 16, 2009, we met with ...New Yorker, 4 weeks ago Afghanistan's Delicate Dance With Pakistan Huffington Post, 1 month ago Pakistan backs Ghani as the Taliban splinters Abu Dhabi National, 2 months ago
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