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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternative spelling Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist militant movement mostly of Pashtun tribesmen. It ruled large parts of Afghanistan and its capital, Kabul, as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from September 1996 until October 2001.

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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban,[21] is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan and formed a government, ruling as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from September 1996 until December 2001, with Kandahar as the capital. However, it gained diplomatic recognition from only three states: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Mohammed Omar is the founder and has been serving as…

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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.

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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.

Implementation of an Islamic state The Taliban was able to oust the existing weakened government and take over Kabul in September 1996, establishing the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

Operation Infinite Reach 2 - Cruise missile strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (August 1998) About 75 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired by the U.S. into the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan at four Afghan training camps.

As NATO troops formally ended their combat mission in Afghanistan, the Taliban under the ruling of Mullah Omar are unwilling to lose territory to the Islamic State. The group captured local IS leader Mullah Abdul Rauf Khadim and 45 of his associates for being “against the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan” and being “involved in anti-Islamic activities.” Khadim is a former prisoner of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and was the main recruiter for Al-Qaeda’s splinter group that started ...