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  • Rahimullah Yusufzai (رحیم اللہ یوسفزئی) (born September 10, 1954) is a Pakistani journalist, best known for having interviewed Osama bin Laden, and Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar.[1] He is a war correspondent.[2]Yusufzai was among the first journalists to report on the Taliban and visited Kandahar, Afghanistan in 1995. He is one of the few bona fide experts on Afghanistan, having reported on the country since the 1979 invasion of Afghanistan by the former Soviet Union. In 2016, he also frequently appears on Geo News TV channel as a news analyst.[1] He is the current editor of the Jang Group's The News International at the Peshawar Bureau and is an op-ed writer for the monthly Newsline. Rahimullah is especially noted for holding the last interview with Osama bin Laden.[3] He also served as Time's Pakistan correspondent. Rahimullah is also a correspondent of BBC's Pashto and Urdu services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[