Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada is the new leader of the Taliban, as former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike on Saturday.
Mansour became leader of the terrorists group in July 2015 and under his leadership the Taliban performed more militant attacks expanding their presence in Afghanistan. According to the US Pentagon, the former leader of the militant group was “an obstacle to peace,” as he refused to participate in Afghanistan peace talks. Mansour was killed in a ...
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