Taliban - List of leaders (taken “as is” from Wikipedia


This wikipedia info was last modified on 30 December 2008 Groups: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Islamic Emirate of Waziristan Pakistan Taliban umbrella group, Dec. 2007 an association of Waziristani chieftains with close ties to the Taliban recognized by the Govt. of Pakistan, Sept 06 Position Emir of Afghanistan; Head of the Taliban At large Movement Situation

Name Mullah Mohammed Omar

Chairman of the Ruling Council; Mullah Mohammad Rabbani Head of the Council of Ministers Mullah Mohammad Hasan

Died in Pakistan of liver cancer, April 2001

At large; spoke to Reuters by satellite First Deputy Council telephone from an undisclosed location on of Ministers May 4, 2003 Second Deputy Council of Ministers Minister of Foreign Affairs At large Surrendered to US troops in 2002; released in 2003; ran for Afghan parliament in 2005. Allegedly created an impression that he entered Pakistan after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, but had returned before the end of 2001 to his home village in Loghar province[1]; at large At large

Mawlawi Abdul Kabir Abdul Wakil Muttawakil

Abdul Rahman Zahed

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mullah Abdul Jalil

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mullah Ubaidullah Akhund Minister of Defense

Captured by Pakistani forces, late Feb. 2007 [2]

Mullah Abdul Razaq

Minister of Interior Affairs

Afghan forces captured Razaq while scouring a rugged mountainous region north of Kandahar, April 1, 2003.[3] Razaq's son, Abdul, had been killed on September 5, 2002 as he tried to shoot President Hamid Karzai

Mullah Khaksar Akhund

Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs

Staged a public press conference in Kabul, late November, 2001 and denounced the Taliban; by August 2002, he supports the U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai[4]; at large At large Killed in late December, 2001 by a U.S. bombing raid in the Paktia province [5] Allegedly sheltered in Quetta by Pakistani officials by the end of 2001 [1]; captured by U.S. forces and then set free and given general amnesty in early January 2002 [6][7] At large Allegedly moved to Peshawar, Pakistan before the end of 2001 and still "hiding out in the Pakistani frontier" March 19, 2002 [1] [8] ; still at large Killed in a gun battle in Zabul province, May 27, 2003 [9] In February 2002, he was "hiding with his military force about 5 miles from Uruzgan village" [10]; at large At large At large At large At large At large At large At large At large

Mohammad Sharif Qari Ahmadullah

Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs Minister of Security (Intelligence)

Mullah Nooruddin Turabi

Minister of Justice

Qari Din Mohammad

Minister of Planning Minister of Culture & Information

Amir Khan Muttaqi

Mullah Ghausuddin

Foreign Minister

Mullah Abbas Akhund

Minister of Health Deputy Minister of Health Minister of Education Minister of Communication Deputy Minister of Communication Minister of Mines and Industries Minister of Public Works Deputy Minister of Public Works Minister of Haj and

Sher Abbas Stanekzai Mullah Abdul Salam Haqqani Mullah Yar Mohammad Alla Dad Tayeb Alhaj Mullah Mohammad Isa Akhund Mawlawi Mohammadullah Mati' Mawlawi Rostam Nuristani Hafez Mohibullah

Religious Affairs Mawlawi Moslim Haqqani First Deputy Council At large of Ministers Unknown (is he the same Abdul Raqib as First Deputy Council the official from the agriculture department of Ministers in 2003? [1]) Minister of Water and Electricity Deputy Minister of Commerce Deputy Minister of Frontier Affairs Deputy Minister of Education "A key intelligence official" Deputy Minister of Education At large At large At large Captured in Afghanistan in early April 2003 Captured in Afghanistan in early April 2003 Arrested in Balkh province, Afghanistan in early August 2003

Mawlawi Abdul Raqib Mullah Mohammad Jan Akhund Mawlawi Faiz Mohammad Faizan Mawlawi Abdul Hakim Monib Mawlawi Shahid Khel Sattar Sadozai Zabihullah Zahid

Field Commanders Name Position Situation at large ? Killed At large ? At large at large captured released from Gitmo Killed in US raid Killed in US raid Mullah At large entered a truce on February 8, 2005. captured ? Killed in U.S. airstrike Killed in the U.S. airstrike

Mullah Fazel Mohammad Mazloom Chief of Staff Jalaluddin Haqqani Taliban's current military leader (former Mujaheddin) Mullah Dadullah ? Mawlawi Nanai ? Mullah Ahmadullah ? Mawlawi Habibullah Ershad Commander of Shamali front Abdul Razaq Nafez ? Juma Khan Military commander Mullah Shahzada provincial commander Mullah Haji Amir militia commander Mullah Tohr Maqid militia commander Muhammad Hasan Rehmani militia commander Baitullah Mehsud field commander Sakhi Dad Mujahid field commander Gul Mohammed Jangvi field commander Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Osmani field commander Mullah Abdul Zahir group commander

Name Mullah Niaz Mohammad Mawlawi Abdul Kabir Mawlawi Khair Mohammad Khairkhwah Mawlawi Nurullah Nuri Na'im Kucki Commander Bahsir Baghlani Commander Arif Khan Mawlawi Shariqullah Mohammadi Mawlawi Ahmad Jan Mullah Dost Mohammad Mullah Badar Position Governor of Kabul Province Governor of Nangrahar Province; Head of Eastern Zone; (also see above) Governor of Herat Province Governor of Balkh Province; Head of Northern Zone Governor of Bamian Province Governor of Baghlan Governor of Kunduz Province Governor of Khost Province Governor of Zabul Province Governor of Ghazni Province Governor of Badghis Province Situation At large Allegedly moved to Peshawar, Pakistan before the end of 2001 [2] At large In December 2001, he was captured and known to be in Mazar-I Sharif in the custody of Afghan Northern Alliance commander Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum [3]; whereabouts now unknown At large At large Assassinated in Pakistan April, 2000 At large At large At large Captured by Afghan forces in the province of Badghis in early April 2003

Other high ranking officials, ambassadors and envoys abroad
Name Noor Mohammad Saqib Abdul Rahman Agha Mawlawi Mohammed Qalamuddin Sayed Mohammad Haqqani Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi Abdul Hakim Mujahid General Rahmatullah Safi Akhtar Mohammad Position Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Chief Justice of the Military Court Head of the Vice and Virtue Ministry Ambassador to Pakistan Envoy to United States Envoy to the United Nations Envoy to Europe Head of Aviation Situation Allegedly moved to Peshawar, Pakistan before the end of 2001 [4]; arrested January 30, 2002 near Quetta by Pakistani authorities [5]; whereabouts now unknown At large Allegedly captured April 17, 2003, in Logar province, Afghanistan At large Currently a student at Yale University [6] Arrived in Pakistan in early December 2001 [7] At large In early October, 2001, reports alleged that he was killed


during air raids by U.S.-British forces [8]

Other high ranking officials, ambassadors and envoys abroad contd.

Hammdidullah, aka Janat Gul Aljah Mullah Sadruddin Mawlawi Abdul Hai Motma'in Toorak Agha Mullah Baradar David Matthew Hicks John Walker Lindh Yasser Esam Hamdi

Head of Ariana Afghan Airlines Mayor of Kabul City Spokesman in Kandahar Ex-Governor of Paktia Province ?

Surrendered November 24, 2001 east of Konduz[11] . Status later established by a Combatant Status Review Tribunal as "no longer enemy combatant" and released[12]. Unknown At large At large At large

Other Taliban members of note The "Australian Talib" • Captured during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. The "American Talib" U.S. born Taliban member
• •

Captured during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, now serving 20 years in prison in the United States Captured during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and held in a naval brig in Norfolk, Virginia until 2004. He was deported to Saudi Arabia in Oct. 2004.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Taliban_leaders http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Quaeda#Organization_structure

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