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 …
These are external links and will open in a new window US forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the state department has said. The US gave no details of the operation, but Afghan officials said he was …
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, …
Afghan and NATO-led International coalition security forces captured a Taliban commander following a joint military operation in southern Kandahar province. According to a press release issued by NATO-led International Security …
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 …
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 …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Afghanistan have captured senior Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud in a military operation and detained him under a law authorizing use of force against al Qaeda following the 2001 …
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 …
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 …