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What to Know About the New Taliban Commander After US Drone Strike
The Taliban named its newest leader Wednesday, just days after U.S. drone strikes killed former chief Mullah Mansur. Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, previously the deputy to Mansur, will take command of the extremist group, according to a Taliban spokesperson. The group released a photo of
Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur Killed in U.S. Airstrike, Say Afghan and Taliban Officials
Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story reported an incorrect location for the airstrike that authorities say killed Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour. The strike occurred in Pakistan, near the border with Afghanistan. The Pentagon says it launched an airstrike in Pakistan Saturday targeting
GMA' Hot List: Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out, 'Eddie the Eagle' Stars
Apple CEO Tim Cook told David Muir that helping the FBI crack into an iPhone would "expose hundreds of millions of other people."
Taliban Leader Said to Be Injured in Firefight
A source close to the head of the Afghan Taliban said today that the leader has been injured in a shootout with other senior Taliban members – a claim the militant group stringently denied. The source told ABC News Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour was attending a traditional “jirga,” or
Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi
Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversary of al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the leader of the terrorist group took aim in an angry speech at a mortal enemy -- but not American “crusaders” this time. Rather, the object of his tirade was the leader of ISIS in a declaration of war that will
After Suspicious Silence, Al Qaeda Leader Said to Reemerge in Audio Tape
The head of al Qaeda , Ayman al-Zawahiri , purportedly has published a new audio message online, after months of silence and growing speculation that all is not well with the terror leader. The nearly 10-minute tape first features a clip of Osama bin Laden speaking and then a man, supposedly
Robert Kraft Speaks Out on Tom Brady Game Suspension; Mullah Omar Confirmed Dead for Two Years; "Bingo" Allegiant Plane Emergency Landing in Fargo
Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks out on Tom Brady's game suspension; Mullah Omar confirmed dead since 2013 by Afghan officials; "Bingo" Allegiant plane performs emergency landing in Fargo.
Afghan Gov't Confirms Death of Mullah Omar in Pakistan
Afghan officials confirmed the death of top Taliban leader Mullah Omar in Pakistan back in 2013.
Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died 2 Years Ago, Afghan Officials Say
Mullah Omar , the one-eyed leader of the Afghan Taliban , died more than two years ago in Pakistan, according to the Afghan government and a former senior member of the militant group. Following conflicting reports about Omar’s status today, the Office of the Spokesperson of the President of
Afghan Officials: Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Dead
Let's get right to that breaking news in the war on terror. Mullah omar, chief ally of Osama bin laden, forced underground when U.S. Forces invaded Afghanistan. A $10 million bounty on his head now confirmed dead. ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross is here with the details coming in