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 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 between …
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 Taliban …
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 …
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, …
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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He is the only Taliban commander ever collared since 9/11 in a country where the Taliban live openly. The rare joint U.S. …
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 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 Taliban's top …