The Taliban’s top military commander has been arrested in Pakistan, according to US officials – a claim denied by the Taliban itself. The news was reported by the New York Times which said that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was …
(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 …
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. …
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 …
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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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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …