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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎, romanized: ṭālibān, lit. 'students' or 'seekers') or Taleban (, ), who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban's leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada. From 1996 to 2001, the Taliban held power over roughly three-quarters of... Wikipedia

Articles tagged taliban

  • September 21st 2021
  • From climate to Covid rules: how Johnson and Biden match up

  • Afghanistan: Taliban face many obstacles to governing – not least their violent methods

  • QC calls on UK to support female judges at risk in Afghanistan

  • Canadian Minister Who Called Taliban "Our Brothers" Loses Seat

  • September 19th 2021
  • Boris Johnson to address Amazon’s tax record with Jeff Bezos on US visit

  • September 13th 2021
  • Afghanistan: women are at the forefront of protests against the Taliban

  • September 12th 2021
  • Observations of an Expat: Bataclan

  • September 11th 2021
  • The Taliban are not the only threat to Afghanistan. Aid cuts could undo 20 years of progress

  • 9/11 anniversary: 'I could have told you 10 years ago what would happen in Afghanistan', says former Black Watch soldier

  • September 10th 2021
  • 9/11 did not change the world – it was already on the path to decades of conflict

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