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, …
A Taliban commander was captured during an operation launched by Afghan and International Security Assistance Force in southern Helmand province. International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) following a press release on …
DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Pakistan): 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, security officials …
An Afghan Taliban commander wanted for organising attacks on Afghan and US troops has been captured after giving himself up and demanding the $100 reward for his arrest, officials say. Mohammad Ashan is suspected of organising …
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Latif Mehsud, a leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, was captured by U.S. forces in a military operation, Marie Harf, deputy spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, said in Washington. “Mehsud is a senior …
A senior Taliban commander who is said to have held secret talks with Western diplomats about the possibility of changing sides has been critically wounded and captured by Pakistani security sources, according to reports. …
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 …
US and Pakistani spies have captured the Taliban's top military commander, US media reported, but the militia has denied his arrest and said he was still leading the fight in Afghanistan. US and Pakistani spies have captured the …