Mullah


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Mullah

A Muslim who is religiously educated. Some mullahs are experts in Islamic finance.
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The statement further added that Mullah Nasir was also in charge of the military affairs of the group and was killed along with three others in the airstrike.
Clashes between the supporters of Mullah Hebatullah and Mulllah Rasool have not been rare but numerous such incidents have taken place in the past as well.
Karim Atal, the head of Helmand's provincial council has also confirmed that Mullah Habash along with 19 armed men handed over their weapons to government and vowed to struggle for returning peace in the restive province.
Mr Mullah asked for a copy of his statement and recognised a number of transactions between April 11 and 14 that took place and he had no knowledge about.
In Persian, the item is known as "chanehband" (literally: jaw-shutter) but most mullahs prefer the Arabic term: taht al-hanak which means under the jaw.
Mansour had replaced Taliban founder and spiritual head Mullah Mohammad Omar in July 2015.
Mansour formally led the Taliban after the death of the movement's founder, Mullah Mohammad Omar, was announced last summer.
After death of Mullah Omar, the former leader of Taliban, Mullah Mansour appointed as the new leader of this group.
Accentuating the irony, al-Zawahiri had initially opposed Usama bin Ladin's pledge of allegiance to Mullah Omar two decades previously, if we are to trust the account given by Egyptian jihadi Mustaf Hamid (better known as Abu'l-Walid al-Masri).
The timing of the revelation of the death of Mullah Omar by the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) raised many questions.
A clash erupted between supporters of Taliban new leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor and his opponents loyal to the former Taliban leader Mullah Omar in Akal village of Shindand district on Tuesday and so far 18 people from both sides have been killed and 10 others injured," Tolo said in its news bulletin.
It had been claimed by some quarters in Afghanistan that Mullah Omar had passed away two years ago at a hospital in Karachi and was laid to rest somewhere in the country.