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Taliban supreme leader makes first public appearance

Akhundzada has been the spiritual chief of the Islamist movement since 2016 but has remained a reclusive figure

31 Oct 2021 1:40 PM

Afghan women should not be allowed to work alongside men, senior Taliban figure says

Since the movement swept to power, Taliban officials have said women would be able to work and study within the limits laid down by sharia

14 Sep 2021 10:04 AM

Afghanistan: Taliban leader asks people to plant trees

The interior ministry spokesman responded by saying the Taliban should stop planting bombs instead.

26 Feb 2017 6:01 PM

Kabul: Ex-Taliban leader's house attacked, 1 dead

Zaeef, who served as the Taliban's envoy to Pakistan in the 1990s, has reconciled with the current US-backed government.

24 Dec 2016 12:04 PM