WASHINGTON — 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 government officials. …
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- A senior Afghan Taliban commander has been taken into custody in Pakistan, a security official here said Monday, the latest in a recent string of arrests that threaten to weaken the insurgency along the …
U.S. and Pakistani intelligence operatives captured the Taliban's second-in-command. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar effectively ran the organization, U.S. officials say, directing Taliban military strategy in Afghanistan and controlling the …
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, who have waged a …
The Pakistani military has captured a high-ranking Taliban commander who once tried to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf and later escaped jail with hundreds of other prisoners, security officials have said. Adnan Rashid …
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 …
Islamabad: Senior Pakistani Taliban commander Maulvi Faqir Mohammad has been captured by Afghan intelligence agencies in an area along the border with Pakistan, according to media reports today. Pakistani security officials were …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top military commander of the Taliban, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has been captured in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret raid by Pakistani and U.S. intelligence forces, The New York Times reported on …
Reporting from Washington — The second-in-command of the Afghan Taliban was captured in Pakistan last week during a raid secretly carried out by Pakistani and U.S. intelligence operatives, officials from the two countries said …
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 …