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Mullah Omar

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMullah OmarMullah O‧mar /ˌmʌlə ˈəʊmɑː $ -ˈoʊmɑːr/ (also Mullah Mohammed Omar)  (1962?- ) an Afghani politician and former religious leader who started the Taliban and became its leader in 1994. The US government believe that he supported Osama Bin Laden and allowed the terrorist organization al-Qaeda to operate from bases in Afghanistan. US forces have been trying to catch him since the end of the war against the Taliban. His birthname was Mohammed Omar.
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