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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afgh...

Who are the Taliban? - BBC News - BBC.com

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BBC News looks at the history of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Afghan Taliban - National Counterterrorism Center

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BACKGROUND. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamist nationalist and pro-Pashtun movement founded in the early 1990s that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996 until ...

The Taliban - Infoplease

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The Taliban's popularity with the Afghan people surprised the country's other warring factions. Many Afghans, weary of conflict and anarchy, were relieved to see ...

some of the restrictions imposed by Taliban in Afghanistan - RAWA

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The following list offers only an abbreviated glimpse of the hellish lives Afghan women are forced to lead under the Taliban, and can not begin to reflect the ...

Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada named new Taliban leader ...

www.cnn.com/2016/05/25/middleeast/new-taliban-leader-announced/

1 day ago ... (CNN) The Taliban has named a senior religious cleric from its founding generation as its new leader, in a decision the Afghan militant group ...

Afghan Taliban: Haibatullah Akhunzada named new leader - AJE ...

www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/afghan-taliban-haibatullah-akhunzada-leader-160525045301080.html

1 day ago ... An Afghan Taliban spokesman has confirmed the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, the armed group's leader, in a US drone strike and ...

Taliban in Afghanistan - Council on Foreign Relations

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Taliban in Afghanistan. Browse All conflicts; Region Asia & Pacific; Impact on U.S. Interests Critical; Conflict Status Worsening; Type of Conflict Civil War.

US military wants more power to strike Taliban in Afghanistan | Fox ...

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3 days ago ... U.S. intelligence agencies have been warning the White House that the Taliban could seize more Afghan territory, including population centers, ...

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

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4 days ago ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike was greeted ...

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Afghanistan sees Taliban leader as rigid conservative uninterested ...

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22 hours ago ... The Afghan government is looking warily at the conservative religious scholar who has assumed leadership of the Taliban, seeing in him a rigid ...

Afghan Taliban appoint a new leader, Kabul urges peace | Reuters

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1 day ago ... The Afghan Taliban named an Islamic legal scholar who was one of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour's deputies to succeed him on ...

Taliban Name Lesser-Known Cleric as Their New Leader - The New ...

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1 day ago ... KABUL, Afghanistan — Faced with a choice between two obvious candidates to take over the Taliban — one the young son of the insurgency's ...