Born -1962 According to one year, on the other - 1959. He has four wives. One of the four wives - the daughter of Osama bin Laden.
- Pashtun tribe Hotak Ghilzai.
From early childhood, Mohammad studied in madrassas, which proved to be a rabid religious fanatic.
Received a "degree" of the mullahs, in a Pakistani madrassa Haqqania near Peshawar, and became the leader of the Taliban, was elected as "Amir al-momineen" (Commander of the Faithful).
In 1989, Mullah Omar
became a mujahid, and joined the fight with the Afghan government, supported by the USSR, but because of internal strife welded and the Mujahideen, he left their ranks. In combat loss of the right eye.
The Taliban emerged in 1994 when Omar
learned that one of the Mujahideen kidnapped and raped two girls from his village, collects people's militia. Then his unit takes about 30 people, whom he calls "the Taliban (" students of Islam ").
By February 1995, the Taliban, led by Omar
took half of the southern provinces of Afghanistan and surrounded Kabul.
In September 1996 the Taliban entered Kabul.
8 August 1998 the Taliban took the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Under the control of the Taliban was almost 90% of the country.
Mullah does not appear in public and does not go to Afghanistan, has never lived in Kabul and resides exclusively in Kandahar.
In 1994, he was in Pakistan - other information about traveling abroad is not the mullahs.
It was never officially named head of state, and he never met with the heads of other states.
The Taliban claim that in 1994, Mullah Omar
appeared in a dream the Prophet himself.
After the blast on Aug. 7, 1998 the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the U.S. accused in attacks, Bin Laden, harboring the Taliban and demanded his extradition. Mullah Omar
has rejected this demand.
In 2000, Omar
offered international community to begin the destruction of poppy in exchange for international recognition.
In February 2001, ordered to destroy all non-Islamic cultural monuments in the Afghan province of Bamiyan, including giant statues of Buddha.
In July, Omar
invited Western countries to buy from the Taliban huge stocks of opium for pharmaceutical purposes.
In August, banned Internet.
After the September 11 attacks in the United States, among the suspects was named Bin Laden hides the Taliban. U.S. preparing to strike at Taliban camps
. September 24, 2001, Mullah Omar
, officially declared that the Taliban will begin a jihad if America attacked their country.
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