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 …
ISLAMABAD: A top Taliban commander, who was captured after being injured seriously in a gunbattle with security forces in Pakistan's restive Swat valley, succumbed to his wounds today, the military said. "Sher Mohammad Qasab, …
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 …
DERA ISMAIL KHAN Pakistan (Reuters) - 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, …
(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 …
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 country …
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 …
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 …
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, …