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Afghanistan/Taliban – Who are Taliban’s key leaders in Afghanistan? (Al Jazeera)

Taliban chief negotiator Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai at the intra-Afghan peace talks in Doha [File: Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

Taliban chief negotiator Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai at the intra-Afghan peace talks in Doha [File: Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

The Taliban has been fighting the Western-backed Afghan government in Kabul since it was removed from power in 2001. It originally drew members from so-called “mujahideen” fighters who, with support from the United States, repelled Soviet forces in the 1980s.

Who are Taliban’s key leaders in Afghanistan? | Taliban News | Al Jazeera