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Afghanistan: Taliban leaders in bust-up at presidential palace, sources say

Added 09-15-21 03:04:03am EST - “Taliban officials say the group's co-founder left Kabul after an argument over the interim government.” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “Afghanistan: Taliban leaders in bust-up at presidential palace, sources say”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials told the BBC.

The argument appeared to centre on who did the most to secure victory over the US, and how power was divided up in the new cabinet.

The group seized control of Afghanistan last month, and have since declared the country an "Islamic Emirate". Their new interim cabinet is entirely male and made up of senior Taliban figures, some of whom are notorious for attacks on US forces over the past two decades.

The dispute came to light after a Taliban co-founder, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, disappeared from view for several days.

One Taliban source told BBC Pashto that Mr Baradar and Khalil ur-Rahman Haqqani - the minister for refugees and a prominent figure within the militant Haqqani network - had exchanged strong words, as their followers brawled with each other nearby.

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