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Synonyms for Mullah

a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam

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The provincial government media office in a statement also confirmed the killing of Mullah Nasir and said he was appointed as the deputy shadow governor of the group for Helmand.
According to the Khaama Press, Farhad said militants under the command of Mullah Samad loyal to Mullah Hebatullah and Mullah Nangialai who is loyal to Mullah Rasool, clashed in Khaifan area of Shindand district.
A total of 20 insurgents including Taliban notorious commander Mullah Daud alias Habash laid down arms and surrendered to government yesterday,' Hayat said.
Shahzad Mullah was being interrogated about Sabri's murder along with the target killing incidents in the city.
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.
Ever since the mullahs appeared in Iran as a distinct profession in the 19th century, they have developed paraphernalia of devices and contraptions linked to their trade.
com/article/uk-usa-afghanistan-taliban-kerry-idUKKCN0YD07C) news conference Sunday, "Yesterday, the United States conducted a precision air strike that targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Mullah Abdul Rauf told The Associated Press on Sunday that Mansour died in the strike late Friday night.
Mullah Niazi added: Mullah Mansour group invaded to the faithful forces of Mullah Rasul and now the whole area of Marjah is in war.
When al-Qa'ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, the 64-year-old veteran of global jihad and the haughty scion of an 'aristocratic' Egyptian family, subordinated himself on August 13, 2015, to a Pashtun tribesman at least 10 years his junior by pledging bay'a (1) to the new emir of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor, it must have been a bitter pill to swallow.
Confirmation of the news of the death of Afghan Taliban founder Mullah Omar has completely changed the political and security scenario in Afghanistan.
KAByL (CyHAN)- At least 18 Taliban militants have been killed as a clash erupted between supporters of Taliban new leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor and his opponents in Shindand district of the western Herat province 640 km west of Kabul since Tuesday, a local television channel reported Wednesday.
Islamabad: The government on Friday categorically denied claims Afghan Taliban supreme leader Mullah Omar had died in Pakistan and was also buried in the country.
THE Afghan Taliban's acknowledgment of the death of their leader Mullah Omar and the ensuing secession struggle between supporters and opponents of peace efforts presents an opportunity that should be seized upon by the United States, Afghanistan's neighbours, and the Afghan government itself.
It is hard to miss a link between the timing of the announcement of Taleban leader Mullah Omar's death and the peace talks brokered by Pakistan.