The Taliban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It formed a government, ruling as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from 1996-2001, with Kandahar as the capital. However, it gained diplomatic recognition from only three states: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, & the United Arab Emirates. Mohammed Omar was the founder.
Operation Infinite Reach 2 - Cruise missile strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (August About 75 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired by the U. into the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan at four Afghan training camps.
What are taliban? The Taliban (طالبان "students"), or Taleban, is Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan, formed government, ruled as Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from Sep 1996 - Dec 2001, with Kandahar as the capital. It even gained diplomatic recognition from three states: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and UAE (shame on all of them). Mohammed Omar the founder, has been a spiritual leader of the Taliban since its foundation in 1994.