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Taliban will not join Afghan peace talks

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The Taliban said on Saturday that they will not join Afghan peace talks led-by four group including official of Pakistan, United States, China and Afghanistan. Advertisements “We want to categorically announce that neither the Amir-ul-Momineen (commander of faithful) nor the Leadership Council of the Islamic Emirate has decided …

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New political head appointed by Afghan Taliban for peace talks

The leadership of Afghan Taliban has officially named Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai for the new head of their political office in Qatar as part of the new appointments. Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai and his deputy Abdul Salam Hanafi were inaugurated by their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, said a member of …

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Current Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour is businessman backed by Pakistan, owns property in Dubai: Telegraph Report

Current Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour is a businessman reportedly has properties in Pakistan and Dubai backed by the Government of Pakistan and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), according to report of The Telegraph. The Telegraph has claimed that Afghan officials in a private interview told to the news agency that …

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Mullah Omar’s son not murdered in Pakistan, clarified Afghan Taliban

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban rejected the claim by a senior Afghan official here on Monday that son of Mullah Omar was murdered in an attack in Pakistan. Earlier, Afghanistan’s first deputy speaker of National Assembly, Zahir Qadir claimed that Mullah Yaqub, son of Mullah Omar was murdered in Quetta last week. …

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Taliban to re-elect Mullah Mansoor as successor of Mullah Omar

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban have formed a shura to elect their new leader after the controversy raised over the selection of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as the new Taliban leader. Mansoor, the former aviation minister in the Taliban government, was elected as the new leader this week when the Taliban government officially …

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Mullah Akhtar Mansoor elected as new leader of Afghan Taliban

The Afghan Taliban has inaugurated Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as new leader in the wake of death of Mullah Omar, sources said. The latest move and announcement of the new leader comes one day after number of sources including the Afghan government announced the bereavement of Mullah Omar, the elusive founding …

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Afghan Taliban refutes BBC claim of Mullah Umar’s Death

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban refuted the BBC claim of Mullah Umar’s Death on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, the BBC claimed that Taliban Leader Mullah Umar has died, by quoting the confirmation report from Afghan government and intelligence source. The official statement by the Afghan Taliban refuted BBC claim, said,”The news about …

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Pakistan working as mediator between Taliban and Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs told that Pakistan is playing its part, facilitating talks between the Afghan government and Afghan Taliban, he also told that he has no knowledge of any talks between Taliban and United States officials. On Tuesday, Sartaj Aziz was …

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