The Taliban have announced a new interim government for the country and declared it an “Islamic Emirate”
Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, one of the movement’s founders, is acting prime minister.
The cabinet includes several figures who fought against the US-led invasion from 2001
Sarajuddin Haqqani, named as interior minister, is leader of the feared Haqqani militant network and wanted by the FBI.
No women’s affairs minister has been announced, and there are no women named in the interim cabinet.
The Taliban took control of Afghanistan more than three weeks ago, following the collapse of the Western-backed government.
Earlier on Tuesday the
Taliban fired warning shots to disperse a protest denouncing their rule in Kabul.