Geographic scope: Afghanistan
Click here to know more about it.
People also ask, how many Taliban fighters have been killed?
Over 4,000 ISAF soldiers and civilian contractors, over 62,000 Afghan national security forces were killed, as well as over 31,000 civilians and even more Taliban.
Secondly, what activities were banned under the Taliban? Stanekzai notes that while some traditional Afghan sports like kite-flying, dog fighting, and buzkashi, a game played on horseback with an animal carcass, were outlawed for being “un-Islamic,” cricket, volleyball, and boxing gained in popularity as the Taliban banned other activities such as music, television, and
Likewise, people ask, who is Taliban fighting?
The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion toppled the regime for providing refuge to al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden.
What ethnic group is the Taliban?
The Taliban has traditionally drawn on ethnic Pashtuns in its insurgency against the Afghan government, but it has begun to successfully recuit disgruntled members of other ethnic groups as it expands its reach.