The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي امارت, Da Afġānistān Islāmī Amārāt) was an Islamic state established in September 1996. At its peak, the Taliban government-controlled approximately 90% of the country
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan was the name of the country under Taliban rule before the militants were ousted by US-led forces after the 9/11 attacks.
Mullah Baradar Akhund
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, the Taliban leader in Afghanistan, was captured in February 2010 by a team of Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence & Central Intelligence Agency officers but he was released on October 24 2018 at the Trump administration’s request.
Mullah Baradar Akhund watches the moment when the forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan liberated the Presidential Palace ARG in Kabul. pic.twitter.com/xgKeaZwv3X— Muhammad Jalal (@MJalal700) August 15, 2021
Ex ally of Ashraf Ghani Showing his true colors
Humayoon Humayoon the former deputy speaker and a one time close ally of Ashraf Ghani says he was appointed as police chief for Kabul by the Taliban for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. Complex dynamics of Afghan politics , side switchings were the work of months if not years. pic.twitter.com/502OfK3Qwn— BILAL SARWARY (@bsarwary) August 15, 2021
Mullah Baradar Akhund congratulates the people of #Afghanistan for the victory Allah ﷻ has bestowed upon us but reiterates the real test starts now & gives a pledge to the people that we will do everything in our capacity to serve our nation in order to live peaceful lives. pic.twitter.com/8LWWSDgXd7— Sami Ullah Khan (@SamiUllah800) August 15, 2021
“This morning, the President and Vice President met with their national security team and senior officials to hear updates on the drawdown of our civilian personnel in Afghanistan, evacuations of SIV applicants and other Afghan allies, and the ongoing security situation in Kabul,” the White House posted on Twitter.
This morning, the President and Vice President met with their national security team and senior officials to hear updates on the draw down of our civilian personnel in Afghanistan, evacuations of SIV applicants and other Afghan allies, and the ongoing security situation in Kabul. pic.twitter.com/U7IpK3Hyj8— The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 15, 2021