Destroying the Afghan Past
- Taleban leader survives blast. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/3/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 35, p15
Reports on the assassination attempt on Afghan Taleban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar in August 24, 1999 in Kandahar.
- Mullah Omar 'died a natural death'. // Eastern Eye;9/18/2015, Issue 1320, p18
The article reports that Mullah Omar, founder of the Afghan Taliban, a Islamic fundamentalist organization, has died of natural cause, according to his son Mullah Yakoub.
- Evolving Taliban Landscape. IQBAL, KHALID // Defence Journal;Aug2015, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p80
The article reports on the changes in the landscape of the Taliban political movement which makes the hard start of the peace talks with Afghan government. Topics mentioned include the faced challenge of the movement on the death of their supreme leader Mullah Omar, the division over the...
- Taliban Two-Step: Can't Sit Down Yet. Yousafzai, Sami; Moreau, Ron; Barry, John; Ephron, Dan; Hosenball, Mark; Bartholet, Jeffrey; Smalley, Suzanne; Wolffe, Richard // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/10/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 152 Issue 19, p46
The article discusses the persistent presence of the Taliban and the challenges to peace in Afghanistan. High-ranking commander Mullah Sabir insists there can be no peace because of the desire to bring Islamic law to Afghanistan. The Taliban's leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has not been seen in...
- The Deal. Wieseltier, Leon // New Republic;11/11/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p40
In this article the author discusses political aspects of the war in Afghanistan. The central focus of the article is on a proposed reconciliation by the government of president Hamid Karzai with the Taliban forces under the command of Mullah Omar. It is the author's contention that this...
- "Al-Qaeda is a plague". Semple, Michael // New Statesman;7/16/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5114, p32
An interview with an anonymous member of the Taliban Islamic fundamentalist movement in Afghanistan is presented. He says the Taliban movement is not strong enough as of 2012 to defeat the Afghan government but believes it will become stronger. He describes how the Taliban selected Mullah Omar...
- DEATH OF MULLAH OMAR LEAVES TALIBAN AT CROSSROADS. Brandon, James // Terrorism Monitor;8/7/2015, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p2
The article discusses death of Islamic fundamentalist organization Taliban's commander Mullah Muhammad Omar, its announcement of new leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, and a press release in which Jalaluddin Haqqani, a militant leader, appealed members to maintain internal unity and discipline.
- Late Taliban boss' kin leave. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;8/3/2015, pA02
The article reports on the conflict between Mullah Mansour, the leader of Islamic fundamentalist organization Taliban, and the son and brother of his predecessor Mullah Omar which proves that Mansour will struggle with keeping the organization united.
- Elusive Peace. Khan, Raza // Southasia;Sep2015, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p26
The article focuses on the implication of the death of Mullah Omar, founder of Islamic fundamentalist political movement, for the security and political status in Afghanistan.
- Mistaken For the Mullah. Yousafzai, Sami // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/14/2002 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 140 Issue 16, p4
Focuses on former Taliban officer Mulvi Hafizullah, who claims his picture has appeared on leaflets in Afghanistan promising a reward for the capture of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar. Hafizullah's resemblance to Mullah Omar; Issue of whether it is a case of mistaken identity; His fears...