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 …
The insurgent leader, who has not been named for operational reasons, commanded seven groups of Taliban fighters and bombers across southern Afghanistan. The dawn raid, carried out with Afghan forces, took place in the Marjah region …
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Afghan forces killed a Taliban group commander and captured five of his fighters in Arghestan district of the northern Badakhshan province early Wednesday, an army spokesman in the …
As details emerge of how US officials captured Taliban military commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar during a raid in Karachi, Nick Paton Walsh finds that the leader may have disagreed with the suffering of Afghanistan's civilians. It has …
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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. …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday. The capture could be a significant blow to the …
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One of the commanders, Noorullah Noori, has plans to return to Afghanistan to resume fighting against the U.S., according to NBC News which spoke to another Taliban commander ... who was captured by the Taliban in eastern …
An operational head of the Tehreek-e -Taliban Pakistan, who is on the most wanted list of terrorists in the country, was captured from the outskirts of Karacghi, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off from other arrested TTP men, …