ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities said Monday they had captured a senior Taliban commander, critically wounding him in a shootout after he crossed into Pakistan from southern Afghanistan. Mansoor Dadullah, whose more …
KABUL (Reuters) - Twelve insurgents were killed when foreign and Afghan forces stormed a clinic and captured a Taliban commander being treated for injuries received in an earlier firefight, officials said on Thursday. A statement released by …
(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 …
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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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 …
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A senior Taliban commander was wounded and arrested by Pakistani forces as he tried to slip across the Afghan border into Pakistan with a small band of men, Pakistani military authorities said Monday. The …
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. …
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 …
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 …