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One of the Taliban's new cabinet ministers is wanted by the FBI and has a bounty of $10 million on his head.

Taliban government's newly announced interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani is one of the FBI's most wanted men.

Taliban government's newly announced interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani is one of the FBI's most wanted men.The Taliban took over the control of Afghanistan after president Ashraf Ghani fled the country and the U.S. forces withdrew. After deliberations, the Taliban has announced the formation of an all-male interim government. All the cabinet members belong to the old guard.

Sirajuddin Haqqani has been given a key position in the caretaker government. He will be the acting interior minister. Haqqani has been a senior leader of the Taliban since 2016 and is featured in the FBI’s list of most wanted men with a bounty of $10 million on his head. He faces charges of aiding attacks against the U.S. forces and has links with Al Qaeda. He is part of the US-designated terrorist organization, the Haqqani network, and faces various other charges.

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