Hekmatyar taken off UN sanctions list: Paving the way for his return – and Hezb-e Islami’s reunification?

The United Nations has lifted the sanctions against Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Islamic Party of Afghanistan. This was the next step in the implementation of the peace agreement signed by the Afghan government and Hezb in September 2016. It paves the way for the return of the former mujahedin leader, one of the … Continue reading Hekmatyar taken off UN sanctions list: Paving the way for his return – and Hezb-e Islami’s reunification?