DERA ISMAIL KHAN Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani military has captured a high-ranking Taliban commander who once tried to blow up former president Pervez Musharraf and later escaped jail with hundreds of other prisoners, …
(Newser) – The arrest of the Taliban's top military commander in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Karachi signals a major victory against the insurgents, officials said today. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the group's No. 2 leader behind …
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 …
Afghan and international forces reportedly captured the Taliban district commander for Naw Zad in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province last night, after a four hour gunfight in the northern part of the province (AP, ISAF). Some 30 …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban’s top military commander has been arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan in a major victory against the insurgents as U.S. troops push into their heartland in southern Afghanistan, …
The United States confirmed to The New York Times that its forces have captured the number one commander of the Taliban terrorist forces, and the number two leader in the terrorist organization. In a secret joint American-Pakistani …
Pakistan has also asked Afghanistan for the capture of Maulvi Fazlullah, another key Pakistan Taliban commander, whom they have accused of masterminding attack on Malala. In recent weeks the movement's leaders have said they …
Judging by the number of comments to the earlier post, some readers are already bored with this story. If so, rouse yourself: This guy isn’t as big a fish as Baradar, but insofar as his capture suggests that Pakistan really might be …
These are external links and will open in a new window US forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the state department has said. The US gave no details of the operation, but Afghan officials said he was …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban's top military commander has been arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan in a major victory against the insurgents as U.S. troops push into their heartland in southern Afghanistan, …