Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP

Taliban announces new Afghanistan government with Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund as leader

  • Despite promises of an inclusive government, the top roles went to hardliners, with no women appointed
  • Two people were shot dead in the city of Herat as the group grapples with a growing number of protests against its rule

Topic |   Afghanistan after the US withdrawal
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Photo: AFP
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