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 …
The Times's Scott Shane discusses the capture of prominent Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who was captured in Karachi, Pakistan, after a secret joint raid by American and Pakistani forces.
The leading military commander of the Taliban in Afghanistan was captured in a joint raid in Pakistan last week and is being interrogated in Pakistani custody. The commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is an Afghan described by …
During a recent raid in eastern Afghanistan, Coalition and Afghan special operations forces captured a Taliban commander who commanded ... for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.
A senior Pakistani Taliban commander has been captured in south-eastern Afghanistan in what was hailed as a major sign of much improved relations between the two neighbouring countries. Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, described as a top …
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 …
US military forces have captured Latifullah Mehsud, a senior commander with the Pakistani Taliban, according to the US State Department. Marie Harf, State Department spokeswoman, said on Friday that US forces had apprehended …
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 Monday. …
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 …