The Taliban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.
When U.S soldiers used to ask for the location of the Taliban the scared children would point to schools, as the name Taliban is the Arabic word for students and used locally to refer to students of the Koran.
Taliban claim they will soon declare ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’ after President Ghani flees from Kabul.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي امارت, Da Afġānistān...