The State Department has confirmed that U.S. troops have captured a senior Pakistani Taliban commander in Afghanistan. Deputy spokesperson Marie Harf told reporters Friday that U.S. forces nabbed Taliban terrorist leader Latif Mehsud in a …
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 …
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 Monday. …
German special forces in Afghanistan have seized a top Taliban commander who controlled a network of suicide …
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 (TTP). “I …
WASHINGTON - The captured No. 2 Taliban commander, in the hands of none-too-gentle Pakistani intelligence agents, …
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. The …
An Afghan official said U.S. military forces are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander captured in Afghanistan a week ago. Arsallah Jamal, the governor of eastern Logar province, said on Friday that Latif Mehsud was arrested by …
KABUL (Reuters) - Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s No. 2 captured in Pakistan last week, was a charismatic military strategist who helped rebuild the group into a powerful guerrilla force after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. …
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 11 -- A top Taliban commander in Afghanistan who claimed close ties to al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was captured Monday in southwestern Pakistan, according to a Pakistani military official. Mansour …