UN Security Council drops sanctions against Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-i-Islami militant group

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-i-Islami militant group The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has lifted sanctions against Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of a militant group in conflict-ridden Afghanistan, some five months after the government inked a landmark peace accord with the strongman. The move, requested by Kabul, was taken late on Friday by the […]

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