“I can confirm that US forces did capture… terrorist leader Latif Mehsud,” State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said, describing him as a senior commander in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). She gave no details of the …
In a move which some officials are saying could have as much significance as any previous capture since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, US officials are saying that Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was captured
... Taliban hideout in Khoshi district of Logar province early Wednesday and captured five rebels including shadowy district governor Mullah Hamidullah and local Taliban commander Alam Jan," Sahel told Xinhua. Taliban militants …
American troops have captured senior Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, but several conflicting accounts mean the exact details remain unclear. His detention by the US Army is a blow to the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan …
US officials have claimed the capture by Pakistan of the Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was 'a lucky accident'. A US official told the New York Times the arrest in a raid in Karachi was simply good fortune. "No one knew …
AFP - Pakistan said troops captured a wounded Taliban commander Wednesday, closing in on wanted chieftains in Swat following a two-year Islamist uprising in the former tourist paradise. It is the third high-profile arrest announced in …
Now everybody will work hard to capture such an important bird.” The commander has been known to TIME for several years and has consistently supplied reliable information about Bergdahl’s captivity. The U.S. agreed on May 31 to …
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 personal security chief for Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been captured in southern Afghanistan ... Mullah Angar is another Taliban commander. They were picked up following a tip-off from a Taliban insider. Mullah …
KABUL, Nov. 3 (Xinhua)-- The Afghan government forces in crackdown against militants have captured a Taliban shadowy governor and killed a key commander in the eastern region of the militancy-plagued country over the past two days. In …