Sirajuddin Haqqani

Pakistan government reaches understanding with TTP for temporary truce, says report 

Pakistani security officials have been pressing the Afghan Taliban to shut down TTP bases on their soil in line with their international commitments, citing an increase in the number of attacks.

published on : 5th November 2021

Taliban fires director of Afghanistan cricket board Hamid Shinwari

It isn't clear if the new Afghanistan Cricket Board chief is a relative of Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is sought by the FBI for questioning in connection with several high profile attacks.

published on : 21st September 2021

'UN doesn't engage in recognition of governments': Official on new Taliban administration

The Taliban on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, unveiled a hardline interim government led by Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund, with key roles being shared by high-profile members of the insurgent group.

published on : 8th September 2021

Taliban form all-male Afghanistan government of old guard members

Drawn mostly from Afghanistan's dominant Pashtun ethnic group, the Cabinet's lack of representation from other ethnic groups also seems certain to hobble its support from abroad. 

published on : 8th September 2021

'This is a government of terrorists, by the terrorists, and for the terrorists': US lawmakers hit out at Taliban

Don't be fooled. There is nothing more moderate about the revived Taliban government. This is a government of terrorists, by the terrorists, and for the terrorists, said a Republican Study Committee.

published on : 8th September 2021

The Haqqani network: Afghanistan's most feared militants

The Haqqanis have been blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in recent years, claiming the lives of civilians, government officials and foreign forces.

published on : 21st August 2021