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 …
The terror commander of the Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS ... and indoctrination by radical mullahs who are constantly in search of cannon fodder. …
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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. …
A spokesman for President Hamid Karzai told the Washington Post that a senior Taliban commander was captured in Logar as he was being driven to a facility operated by the intelligence service for questioning. The spokesman, Aimal …
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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