Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistani security forces on Saturday captured senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Ahmad Mehsud, in a remote mountainous region of North Waziristan, security officials said. Ahmad Mehsud was considered …
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities said Monday they had captured a senior Taliban commander, critically wounding him in a shootout after he crossed into Pakistan from southern Afghanistan. Mansoor Dadullah, whose more …
A senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban has been captured by American military forces, a U.S. official said on Friday. Latif Mehsud was described by the State Department as a senior commander in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan …
KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday. The capture could be a significant blow to the Pakistani Taliban, …
The New York Times broke the story last night: The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American …
TOP TALIBAN MILITARY COMMANDER CAPTURED…. Even the most rabid Republican partisans should find it difficult to disparage a success story of this magnitude. The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days …
KABUL (Reuters) - Twelve insurgents were killed when foreign and Afghan forces stormed a clinic and captured a Taliban commander being treated for injuries received in an earlier firefight, officials said on Thursday. A statement released by …
The Taliban in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province captured Khadim, along with 45 other suspected ISIS members, a Taliban commander told the Afghan news website Pajhwok. The move signals growing tension in the country …
The Taliban’s top military commander has been arrested in Pakistan, according to US officials – a claim denied by the Taliban itself. The news was reported by the New York Times which said that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was …
The capture of a top Taliban commander may have dealt the hard-line Islamist insurgents a serious blow, analysts say, especially when coupled with a major coalition offensive in southern Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the No. …