Mullah


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Mullah

A Muslim who is religiously educated. Some mullahs are experts in Islamic finance.
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After 9/11, the United States put a $10 million bounty on Mullah Umar's head.
A few weeks later Mullah Zaeef was dragged, abused, tortured and sent to Bagram and then to Guantanamo Bay.
According to sources, Mullah Baradar, who co-founded the Taliban movement in Afghanistan with the late Mullah Omar, has also been appointed as the third deputy of Taliban Ameer Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada.
He said at least 11 militants of Mullah Rasool group were killed and at least 9 others sustained injuries.
Baradar is one of four men, including Mullah Omar, who founded the Taliban movement in 1994.
Further, sources said, Khalilzad who visited Pakistan earlier this month had requested authorities in Islamabad that Mullah Baradar be released to facilitate the Afghan peace process.
Mullah Baradar and two other Taliban commanders had been released on a "special request" made by the US and Qatari leadership to facilitate the Afghan peace process.
The local media outlet quoted the Afghan Taliban statement, 'It is stated with great pleasure that former deputy of the Islamic Emirate Alhaj Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who had been imprisoned in Pakistan for the last nine years, was released from jail'.
"Like his predecessors Baitullah Mehsud and Hakimullah Mehsud, Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike at 11 pm on the 27th Ramazan," The Express Tribune quoted TTP's central spokesperson Umar Khurasani as saying.
The spokesperson however has not made it clear Mullah Fazlullah was target in this attack.
The Huddersfield court heard that Mr Mullah became aware of the crime when Yorkshire Bank wrote and informed him that his overdraft had been approved.
Why did the Americans eliminate Mullah Mansoor, and that too by crossing the "red lines" drawn by Pakistan for drone strikes in mainland Pakistan territory, when he was Pakistan's preferred "asset" in the stalled peace negotiations in the quadrilateral dialogue?