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Mullah Omar is the chief of Taliban.

In December 2009, While Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denied the presence of the Taliban leadership in the country, US Central Command Chief General David Petraeus has reiterated that top Taliban leaders have taken refuge in the country, and that Mullah Omar stays most, if not all, of the time in Pakistan.

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US occupation of Afghanistan illegal: Mullah Omar
Afghan Taliban head, Mullah Omar has said that the US occupation of Afghanistan was illegal under international law.

Thousands pay tribute to 'hero' Osama on first death anniversary in Quetta
Thousands of people rallied in Quetta on Wednesday to pay tribute to Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden on his first death anniversary, witnesses said.

Bin Laden worked in tandem with Omar for attacks against NATO, Pak targets
Leaders of Al-Qaeda and the Taliban closely planned attacks against NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Afghan Government and targets in Pakistan, a document found in Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound has revealed.

Karzai claims having indirect contact with one-eyed Taliban leader Mullah Omar
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said his government is indirectly in touch with Taliban leader Mullah Omar.

Taliban leaders willing to talk with govt. have been killed or arrested: Karzai
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has reportedly said that key Taliban leaders who have shown a willingness to negotiate with his government have either been killed or have been arrested.

'Karzai says Pak can never achieve dream of setting up puppet govt. after US leaves Afghanistan'
Afghan Prsident Hamid Karzai feels Pakistan wants to set up a puppet government after the US leaves Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani official has said.

Afghanistan, Pakistan poles apart following trilateral summit over Karzai's Taliban demand fiasco
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's blunt demand to Pakistan for bringing Taliban leaders to the negotiating table has shocked the political and military leadership in Islamabad, keeping both countries poles apart in terms of reconciliation with the Taliban even after two days of high-level talks.

Pakistanis no longer shies from accepting link with Taliban: Afghan official
A high-ranking Afghan official has said Pakistanis no longer shy away from accepting their links with the Taliban.

Karzai warns Pakistan of external intervention over failure to give up radicalism
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has warned Pakistan that the region would remain prone to external intervention if it failed to rein in radical elements.

Trilateral summit: Zardari denies Pak army involved with militants in Afghanistan
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has denied that his country's armed forces are involved with militants in Afghanistan.

Karzai urges Pakistan to resume NATO supplies for Pak-Afghan benefit
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has urged Pakistan to resume NATO supplies and charge increased levy, insisting that such a move would benefit both countries. alking about talks between the US and the Taliban and the Afghan government role in the issue, he said Afghanistan was aware of the US-Taliban contacts, but it would decide where to hold Afghan-Taliban talks, The News reports.

Karzai gives 'hard and blunt' ultimatum to Pak to produce Taliban leaders for peace talks
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has bluntly demanded that Pakistan produce Taliban leaders to negotiate with him, during his ongoing visit to Islamabad.

Afghan Taliban deny Mullah Omar 'sent letter to Obama indicating interest in peace talks'
The Afghan Taliban has denied that the group' leader Mullah Omar wrote any letter to US President Barack Obama, indicating an interest to initiate peace talks.

Taliban leader Mullah Omar 'sent letter to Obama indicating interest in peace talks'
Mullah Omar, the reclusive leader of the Taliban, has reportedly sent US President Barack Obama a letter, indicating an interest to initiate peace talks.

Karzai set to meet Taliban in Qatar to take Afghan peace process forward
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that he will personally attend a meeting with Taliban figures in Saudi Arabia, working around Western efforts to coordinate the peace process.

Karzai plans to hold peace talks with Taliban in Saudi Arabia
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has planned to meet with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia in an attempt to restart peace talks.

Taliban commanders endorse talks with US
Taliban field commanders in several volatile Afghan provinces have said in interviews that they are largely supportive of their leadership's decision to open talks with the United States, but cautioned that some of their fellow militants might reject any peace deal.

The danger of Pakistan sponsored terrorism will persist, despite Zardari's visit
With notoriety comes a celebrity status; a good example of this adage is the international celebrity status that Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, the head of the Pakistan based international terrorist organisation Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT), has attained after the US put a $10 Million bounty on his head

Wanted dead or alive - Well, not quite
Once again, Pakistan's most treasured jehadi jewel, Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the Jamat ut Dawa, listed by the U.S. as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation, and the ideological patron of the rabidly anti-Indian terrorist organisation, Lashkar e Tayyaba (LeT), is in the limelight. This follows the U.S

'Pak-Afghan peace dialogue falters over ways to fight terrorism'
The dialogue on peace and stability in Afghanistan between Kabul and Islamabad has reportedly faltered because of persisting differences over how to fight terrorism and questions about what role the US will play in it.

US removes Mullah Omer from most wanted terrorist list
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar has been removed from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation's list of "most wanted terrorists".

Pak-American businessman Ijaz submits statement on memogate scandal case in Pak SC
Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, who is at the center of the Mullen memogate scandal, today submitted his statement to the Supreme Court.

'Mullah Omar pushing Pak Taliban to reconcile with govt.'
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is pushing Pakistani militants based in the tribal areas to strike a peace deal with the government, and advised the chief of the Haqqani network to mediate between them, a source has revealed.

'Zardari was willing to do everything US wanted to prevent coup following Osama's killing'
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was so scared of a military coup following the killing of Osama bin Laden that he was ready to create a "new security team" favorable to Americans and promised the US to hand over top al Qaeda and Taliban officials residing in Pakistan, a secret memo has revealed.

Major attack on US interests in Afghanistan will damage Pak alliance: US official
A senior US official has warned that another major attack on American interests in Afghanistan by Pakistan-based militant groups would greatly damage the alliance with Islamabad.

Mullah Omar warns Taliban to protect Afghan civilians or face sharia punishment
Taliban's supreme cleric Mullah Omar has warned that his group's soldiers would face sharia justice if they kill or injure innocent Afghan civilians without taking precautions.

US ready to negotiate with Taliban chief Mullah Omar
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington is ready to negotiate with Taliban leader Mullah Omar, as his involvement is crucial for the prospects of peace in Afghanistan.

No peace talks unless US changes 'dual-faced policies' on Afghanistan: Taliban
A Taliban spokesperson has said unequivocally that reconciliation dialogue cannot be held unless the United States abandons its "dual-faced policies" on Afghanistan.

Pak to 'do everything to facilitate talks among all Taliban elements it can reach': Haqqani
Pakistan firmly shares the United States' goal of peace in Afghanistan and will do everything it can to facilitate discussions among 'all elements of the Taliban', the country's envoy to Washington has said.

Pakistan - Intrigues, manoeuvres, aspirations and turbulence- Memogate- who dunnit and why
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. But not in Pakistan, where things evolve in a convoluted and conspiratorial fashion.

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