Samad visited a training camp in Birjand, Iran, where the IRGC was training Taliban fighters to attack a proposed pipeline that would run through Afghanistan. Samad promised to distribute Iranian provided funds to the fighters’ families.
Owhadi was an official at an IRGC base in Nehbandan, Iran, where several youth between the ages of twelve and fifteen years old were being trained in terrorist and suicide attacks. Officials stationed at Nehbandan were subordinate to IRGC officials in[...]
Majid is a Taliban senior Shura and Military Commission Member, and oversees all suicide attacks in Afghanistan.
For the past four years, Ibrahim served as the leader of the Taliban’s Military Commission. He previously served on the Taliban’s Peshawar Military Commission and as a Defense Ministry official during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan.
Rahat Ltd is a hawala that facilitates financial activities for the Taliban. Taliban shadow governor for Helmand Province, Naim Barich provides funds through Rahat Ltd to subordinate Taliban commanders to plan and conduct operations in southern Afghanistan.
Barich has been the Taliban member responsible for Helmand Province, Afghanistan from 2008. He is the former deputy of Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed, a prominent Taliban leadership board figure. Barich controls a military base in the Afghanistan/Pakistan border area.