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Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid (L) gestures as he speaks during the first press conference in Kabul on August 17, 2021 following the Taliban stunning takeover of Afghanistan. (Photo by Hoshang Hashimi / AFP) (Photo by HOSHANG HASHIMI/AFP via Getty Images)

Taliban vows to form Islamic Govt. in Afghanistan

Leaders of the Taliban said they are working to form an Islamic government in Afghanistan. On Tuesday, a Taliban political spokesman said the group sees “the holy Islamic system” as the main guarantee of Afghanistan’s independence moving forward.