Mullah Omar’s eldest son Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob and brother Mullah Abdul Manan were both called to the Rahbari Shura
Muttawakil told Al Arabiya that the news of Mullah Omar’s was kept secret so the Taliban movement does not split from within
For Al-Qaeda to come back as the world’s leading ‘militant group’, the easiest way is to target its traditional enemies: the U.S. and the West.
Mullah Omar, founder of the Afghan Taliban, died of natural causes in Afghanistan, his son said in a statement
The Taliban on Monday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar’s death for more than two years
Mansoor was named as the Taliban’s leader last month after the Afghan government revealed that Mullah Omar died in 2013
Bombings have increased in the capital since the government and Taliban confirmed Mullah Omar's death
Some of the high ranking Taliban officials rejected his leadership, including the former leader’s elder son
The Afghan government has addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time
Taliban's controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his followers in an audio message
White House says the U.S. intelligence community has found that circumstances of his death remain uncertain
The statement said the new leader, Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, had also been given the title of "Commander of the Faithful"
Mullah Omar governed the country with an iron fist from 1996 until his government was overthrown by the U.S. military invasion
Mullah Omar conjured up similar feelings of power and dread for both friend and foe alike
The Taliban rejects reports on any fresh round of peace talks with Afghan government while making no comment on Mullah Omar's death
Afghan official says news conference called on subject of Taliban leader Mullah Omar amid rumors of his death
The confirmation comes two days before the Afghan government and the Taliban are to hold their second round of official peace talks
Members of the Afghan High Peace Council sat down with Taliban cadres last week in Murree
The biography, posted just after midnight on the Taliban’s main website to commemorate Omar’s 19th year as supreme leader
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