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Synonyms for Mullah

a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam

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Dam spent five years researching and interviewing Taliban members for Mullah Umar's biography, which was published in the Dutch language last month.
Same Mullah Abdus Salam Zaeef, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Mullah Anas Haqqani and Ustaz Abbas Astankzai will be negotiating with Americans who were forcefully captured post 9/11.
'The Islamic Emirate [of Afghanistan] has appointed Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar as adviser on political affairs and head of the Political Office in Doha, Qatar,' Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement emailed to the media late on Thursday night.
According to Farhad, at least 17 militants of Mullah Hebatullah group were killed and at least 8 others sustained injuries during the clashes.
The Taliban's co-founder and former second-in-command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, was released after high-level negotiations, according to Taliban.
Confirming Mullah Baradar's release, a spokesperson for the embassy said Mullah Abdul Samad Sani, another senior Taliban commander, has also been set free.
Baradar was the deputy of Mullah Mohammed Omar, the founding leader of Taliban, whose death was confirmed in October 2016.
Afghan Taliban confirmed the release of Mullah Baradar, in a statement sent to media on Thursday.
Karachi [Pakistan], June 24 ( ANI ): Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud has been appointed as the new chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), following Mullah Fazlullah's death.
A US official while speaking to Voice of America on the condition of anonymity said that Mullah Fazlullah was target of the drone strike conducted on June 13.
Fakir Mullah, of Bradford Road in Batley, took the cash after adding an overdraft to dad Liyakat Mullah's Yorkshire Bank account without his knowledge.
Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi told a group of around 200 followers in eastern Afghanistan that his faction had no faith in the government but was willing to negotiate without preconditions.
ISLAMABAD: US drones have taken out Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, the "amir" of the Afghan Taliban, near Nushki in Balochistan province.
drone strike targeting the Afghan Taliban's commander, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, led to the leadership council meeting Sunday to discuss succession, two Taliban sources told ( Reuters .
TALIBAN leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a US drone strike, a senior commander with the militant group has said.