Does the Taliban have an official website?

Does the Taliban have an official website?

In 2005, the official website of Islamic Emirates of Taliban, ‘Al-Emarah’, was launched and now publishes content in five languages – English, Arabic, Pashto, Dari, and Urdu.

What year did the US train the Taliban?

Operation Cyclone
Target Government of Afghanistan and USSR invasion force
Date 1979–1992
Outcome Delivery of thousands of tons of weaponry worth several billion US dollars. Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in February 1989. Collapse of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan in 1992.

Did the US train Afghan pilots?

But hurdles to their success persist, despite a national shortage of commercial and military pilots and the $89 billion American taxpayers have already spent to train Afghan troops in the U.S. and abroad.

Did the US fight the Taliban?

The US and its allies rapidly drove the Taliban from power by December 17, 2001, and built military bases near major cities across the country. Most al-Qaeda and Taliban members were not captured, but escaped to neighboring Pakistan or retreated to rural or remote mountainous regions during the Battle of Tora Bora.

Why does the Taliban have a website?

The websites were central to how the group relayed messages to people inside and outside Afghanistan, as the Taliban continue to exert control over the country.

Is internet working in Kabul?

The Internet is available in all 34 provinces of Afghanistan. The country currently has 7,337,489 regular internet users. According to a 2018 American estimate, over 4.7 million of the population of Afghanistan had access to the internet.

Who trained the Taliban army?

Mullah Omar, the founder of the Taliban, was trained by the ISI during the war against the Soviets in the 1980s. When he was wounded, he got medical attention in a Pakistani hospital. After the Soviets retreated out of Afghanistan, he was one of many warlords fighting for control of the country.

Do the Taliban know how do you fly?

The Taliban lack the training and maintenance systems to fly them, but there is a concern that they might try to force trained personnel to get them airborne. Colonel Faqiri escaped by flying into the Kabul airport and then leaving on a U.S. transport.

Is there a US military base in Kabul Afghanistan?

The U.S. government has closed its military bases and officially removed its last troops from Afghanistan.

What is the Taliban doing today?

The Taliban continue to provide security to UN staff and allow broad humanitarian access, including for women humanitarian workers, allowing access to parts of the country that had not been visited for 15 years.